Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – WBBL 2020, Match 16

Melbourne Stars Women are predicted to win this match.

Match Details:

The 16th match of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) 2020 will be played between Hobart Hurricanes Women and the Melbourne Stars Women at the Drummoyne Oval, Sydney.

This match is scheduled to start at 02:30 PM Local Time (09:00 AM IST) and it will be streamed live on Sony Six and Sony Six HD.


With no victories to their name in the WBBL 2020 season so far, the Hobart Hurricanes Women and the Melbourne Stars Women will cross paths with each other in the 16th fixture. The Hurricanes have lost one match in this competition. And, two of their matches got abandoned due to rain.

Meanwhile, the Melbourne Stars Women have not played a full match this season thus far. All of their three encounters ended without producing a winner. Both teams would hope that there is minimal interference from the rain on Sunday afternoon in Sydney.

HB-W vs MS-W Weather Report for Match 16

The rain gods are likely to spoil the proceedings in this match as well. The chances that the fans get a full 20-overs-a-side match are negligible. Sydney’s temperature will be around 18 degrees Celsius on Sunday afternoon.

Pitch Condition/Report:

Only one match of the WBBL 2020 played at the Drummoyne Oval has produced a winner. The Perth Scorchers Women defeated the Melbourne Renegades Women by 18 runs in that contest. The pitch looked good for batting as 167 runs were scored and only five wickets fell in that match.

Average first innings score:

167 (Only WBBL 2020 match played at the venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 0; Lost – 1

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

HB-W vs MS-W Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Hobart Hurricanes Women:

Naomi Stalenberg, Rachael Priest, Hayley Matthews, Nicola Carey, Chloe Tryon, Corinne Hall, Erica Kershaw, Sasha Moloney, Amy Smith, Brooke Hepburn, Belinda Vakarewa


Emma Thompson, Chloe Rafferty

Melbourne Stars Women:

Meg Lanning, Elyse Villani, Mignon du Preez, Natalie Sciver, Annabel Sutherland, Erin Osborne, Tess Flintoff, Nicole Faltum, Sophie Day, Holly Ferling, Katerine Brunt.


Bhavisha Devchand, Alana King, Lucy Cripps, Georgia Gall.

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HB-W vs MS-W Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Chloe Tryon seemed in good touch during her first two innings of this season. She has scored 46 runs so far in this tourney at a strike rate of 139.39. 

Belinda Vakarewa will get much assistance from the cloudy weather in Sydney. She has picked up two wickets in two games, where her economy rate has been 6.16. 

Meg Lanning looked in excellent touch in the only inning that she played in this season. She remained unbeaten on 51* against the Melbourne Renegades Women. 

Natalie Sciver has not got a proper chance to showcase her talent this year. She has immense experience and can be backed to perform well for the Melbourne Stars Women. 

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Meg Lanning, Natalie Sciver

Vice-Captain Options – Belinda Vakarewa, Chloe Tryon

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for HB-W vs MS-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Rachael Priest

Batters – Meg Lanning, Mignon du Preez, Naomi Stalenberg, Corinne Hall

All-Rounders – Natalie Sciver (c), Chloe Tryon (vc), Nicola Carey

Bowlers – Belinda Vakarewa, Amy Smith, Holly Ferling

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for HB-W vs MS-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Rachael Priest

Batters – Meg Lanning (c), Mignon du Preez, Naomi Stalenberg

All-Rounders – Natalie Sciver, Chloe Tryon, Nicola Carey (VC), Annabel Sutherland

Bowlers – Belinda Vakarewa, Katherine Brunt, Brooke Hepburn

Expert Advice:

Mignon du Preez will be the wildcard choice for vice-captain’s role. She played a solid knock of 32 runs against the Renegades Women. The veteran South African can make a massive difference with her batting skills against the Hobart Hurricanes Women. 

Today’s HB-W vs MS-W Probable Winners:

Melbourne Stars Women are predicted to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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