Women’s Super Smash 2021-22, Otago Sparks have been the only team to challenge Wellington Women’s dominance. In their nine games played thus far, they’ve won seven of them, and they’ve beaten all of their opponents except the Wellington Women.
The Canterbury Women are in fourth place in the league after winning four of their nine games so far.
Otago Sparks vs Canterbury Women, Women’s Super Smash 2021-22 match prediction and cricket betting tips. University Oval, Dunedin will host the match on the 23rd of January, 2022.
OS vs CM Team Previews
Otago Sparks Women
Playoffs are on the schedule for the Otago Sparks Women this season. The outcome of this match could have a significant impact on the rest of the season. The Canterbury WOmen will be eliminated from the tournament if they win, but if they lose, even by a slim margin, they will have to play Canterbury again in the Qualifier.
The Otago Sparks’ best hitters this season have been Bates, Martin, and Inglis, who provide a lot of stability to the team. All three of them are in excellent form and should find the net frequently this season.
Also, the bowling attack has a nice balance to it. Wickets are falling at a steady rate for Ebrahim, Oldershaw, Carson and Black. The Otago Sparks have an advantage over most teams in having four quality bowlers in their lineup.
Otago Sparks Women Playing 11
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When it comes to this match, the Canterbury Women have nothing to lose. Having a clear goal can allow the players to play without fear. We believe Canterbury Women have the batting depth to compete with the Sparks of Otago.
There is a good relationship between Satterthwaite, Mackay, Cox, Savage and Tahuhu. A lot of potential exists here, even if they’re not as prolific as the Otago Sparks. The Canterbury Women can stay in the game if one or two batters help them get a good total.
The Canterbury Women’s bowling lineup is a little sluggish. Although they have Banks to spearhead the attack, the rest of the bowling attack isn’t quite up to snuff. If the Canterbury Women continue to serve up loose deliveries to a strong batting lineup, they will never be able to build up enough pressure.
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Pitch and Conditions
In Dunedin, the weather is expected to be quite favourable. A little drizzle is falling, but it shouldn’t have any effect on the game’s outcome. The University Oval’s pitch is excellent, with a nice mix of speed and bounce. Bowlers will appreciate the presence of some grass, but batters can take control once the ball has aged a bit.
OS vs CM Betting Tips
The Otago Sparks are our pick to win it all. In the last five meetings between the Sparks and Canterbury Women, they have won three and lost three. With their current form, the Sparks are clear favourites to win again. The Otago Sparks should be able to win with their superior batting and bowling lineups.
The Otago Sparks are the team to back.