Australia Women vs New Zealand Women, 1st T20 Match Prediction 26 Sep 2020

New Zealand vs Australia 2020

Australia Women vs New Zealand Women, 1st T20 Match Prediction

2020-09-27

North Sydney Oval, Sydney, Australia

North Sydney Oval, Sydney, Australia
North Sydney Oval, Sydney, Australia

Australia Women

New Zealand Women

North Sydney Oval, Sydney, Australia
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - New Zealand Women won the toss and chose to bowl first

AUSW vs NZW Prediction

Shoaib Z.

Host Australia aim to continue their dominane against New Zealand

  • Sophie Devine and Amelia Kerr have been standout performer for New Zealand in the T20 format.
  • Beth Mooney and Alyssa Healy have shown excellent form for Australia in the T20 format.
  • Australia women hold a decent record against New Zealand women in the T20 format.

Expect Australia to register a thumping win over New Zealand.

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Match Preview

Host Australia will be looking to start their home summer on a positive note when they take on New Zealand in the opening game of the T20I series at Allan Border Field in Brisbane.

Molly Strano, Erin Burns, Maitlan Brown and Belinda Vakarawa are the newest additions to the T20 and ODI squad for the home series against New Zealand. Skipper Meg Lanning will be hoping that the side can get off to a decent start.

Leg-spinner Deanna Doughty have earned her maiden call-up to the national side for the upcoming tour of Australia. Amy Satterthwaite and All-rounder Jess Watkin have made their return for the tour and named in the 17-member squad.

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Teams Preview

Australia Women

The home side will be looking to select their strongest playing XI for this fixture. All-rounder Ellyse Perry has regained full fitness and will be available for the side for this three-match T20I series.

In the batting department, the onus will be top-order trio of Beth Mooney, Alyssa Healy and Meg Lanning to deliver notable contributions with the bat.

Since September 2019, Beth Mooney has topped the batting charts for Australia in the T20 format. Left-hander has accumulated 622 runs in 14 innings at an average of 62.20. She has smashed one century and six half-centuries during this period.

Besides Mooney, wicket-keeper Alyssa Healy is not far behind and enjoyed decent form in the T20 format. Since past 12 months, Healy has scored 463 runs in 14 innings at a strike rate of 172.76. She has scored one century and three-half-centuries during this time.

Middle-order comprising of Ellyse Perry, Ashleigh Gardner and Rachel Haynes will be looking to make crucial contributions for the side in this series.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Megan Schutt, Jess Jonassen and Sophie Molineux to make crucial breakthroughs in this contest.

Australia Women Predicted Playing XI

Meg Lanning (captain), Alyssa Healy (wk), Beth Mooney, Ashleigh Gardner, Nicola Carey, Ellyse Perry, Rachael Haynes, Sophie Molineux, Delissa Kimmince, Megan Schutt, Joss Jonassen.

New Zealand Women

Captain Sophie Devine will be hoping that the side can put on a decent show with bat and ball. The visitors will be looking to continue their excellent form in the T20 format after their emphatic home series win against South Africa earlier this year.

In the batting department, the side will be depending on the experienced trio of Suzie Bates, Amy Satterthwaite and Sophie Devine to deliver the bulk of the runs in this contest.

All-rounder Sophie Devine was the standout performer with bat and ball in the previous T20I series played against South Africa at home.

Since September 2019, Sophie Devine has been leading run-scorer for New Zealand in the T20 format. In eight matches played, Sophie Devine has accumulated 429 runs at an average of 71.50 with one century and four half-centuries to her name.

Besides Devine, Suzie Bates, Maddy Green and Amy Satterthwaite will be looking to contribute with the bat in this opening game of the T20I series.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on Lea Tahuhu, Hayley Jensen and Amelia Kerr to provide crucial breakthroughs with the new-ball.

New Zealand Women Predicted Playing XI

Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine (captain), Laura Down, Amy Satterthwaite, Maddy Green, Holly Huddleston/Katie Perkins, Hayley Jensen, Katey Martin (wk), Leigh Kasperek, Amelia Kerr, Lea Tahuhu.

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 13 0 mm. 8.25 k/h From: W 3%
03h 15 0 mm. 8.58 k/h From: WSW 0%
06h 14 0 mm. 9.32 k/h From: WSW 0%
09h 12 0 mm. 7.18 k/h From: W 0%
12h 11 0 mm. 5.05 k/h From: W 0%
15h 9 0 mm. 4.88 k/h From: W 0%
18h 9 0 mm. 5.31 k/h From: W 0%
21h 10 0 mm. 5.84 k/h From: WSW 0%

The wicket prepared for the game will provide an interesting contest between bat and ball. The weather forecast for Saturday’s game is going to be sunny with gentle breeze.

Venue Details

Allan Border Field in Brisbane is going to host the opening game of the T20I series between Australia women and New Zealand women.

In the previous five meetings between the two teams, Australia have come out on top on all occasions.

Toss Prediction

Both the sides will be looking to win the toss and bowl first on this surface. Average first innings score at Allan Border Field is around 140 to 150 runs.

Winning Prediction

Based on recent performances, Australia will be outright favorites to win their opening game against New Zealand. Meg Lanning led-unit managed to lift their fifth T20 World Cup crown home soil earlier this year. The home side will be looking to continue their excellent form in this three-match T20I series.

Expect Australia to register a thumping win over New Zealand.

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