Women’s Super Smash 2022-23 | AH-W vs OS-W | Match 10

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Women Super Smash 2022-23

Match Preview

Auckland Hearts will be playing their 1st home game of the season as they take on Otago Sparks at the Eden Park Outer Oval, in Game No. 10

Both sides are searching for their 2nd win of the season. Hearts solitary win of the season came against this very opposition in their previous game, while Sparks have suffered 2 defeats from their 3 games

H2H Record

Hearts are the more dominant of the 2 sides with a 17:7 lead on the H2H count

This will be the 4th H2H game at this venue, Hearts have a lead of 2:1 after the previous 3 games

Top Performers H2H

Katie Perkins (AH), Batter- RHB

Inns- 22 | Runs- 516 | Avg- 37

Suzie Bates (OS), All-Rounder- RHB/OS

Inns- 19 | Runs- 629 | Avg- 37 | Wkts- 14 | Avg- 17

Eden Carson (OS), Bowler- OS

Inns- 8 | Wkts- 10 | Avg- 15 | SR- 14

Arlene Kelly (AH), All-Rounder- RHB/RAM

Inns- 16 | Wkts- 15 | Avg- 20 | SR- 21

Top Performers at Venue

Fran Jonas (AH), Bowler- LAO

Inns- 9 | Wkts- 8 | Avg- 23 | SR- 26

Katie Perkins (AH), Batter- RHB

Inns- 16 | Runs- 458 | Avg- 35

Sophie Oldershaw (OS), Bowler- RALB

Inn- 1 | Wkts- 2 | Avg- 10 | SR- 12

Emma Black (OS), Bowler- RAM

Inns- 2 | Wkts- 4 | Avg- 8 | SR- 6

Top Picks

Arlene Kelly (AH), All-Rounder- RHB/RAM

  • Highest wicket-taker in H2H games: Inns- 16 | Wkts- 15 | Avg- 20 | SR- 21
  • She was brilliant with the ball in the previous game: 4-0-15-2
  • Her 11 wickets at this venue are the most by any player featuring in this game

Fran Jonas (AH), Bowler- LAO

  • She’s picked 9 wickets at an average of 24.22 from 9 H2H outings
  • She registered figures of 4-0-29-2 in the previous H2H game
  • An impressive record at the venue: Inns- 9 | Wkts- 8 | Avg- 23 | SR- 26

Hayley Jensen (OS), All-Rounder- RHB/RAM

  • She averages 33.67 having scored 101 runs from 6 H2H outings
  • She registered figures of 3.3-0-24-1 in the previous game
  • She scored 41* in her last H2H outing at this venue

Emma Black (OS), Bowler- RAM

  • She registered figures of 3.1-0-14-4 the last time she played at this venue
  • Good H2H record: Inns- 11 | Wkts- 13 | Avg- 19 | SR- 16
  • She had the 2nd most number of wickets by a pace bowler last season: Inns- 12 | Wkts- 16 | Avg- 19 | SR- 17

Differential Picks

Eden Carson (OS), Bowler- OS

  • She registered figures of 4-0-22-2 in her last game at this venue
  • She’s picked 8 wickets from her last 4 H2H outings
  • Impressive H2H record: Inns- 8 | Wkts- 10 | Avg- 15 | SR- 14

Molly Penfold (AH), Bowler- RAM

  • She’ll operate throughout the middle overs
  • Her ability to hurry batters up with her extra pace will come in handy on this fresh Eden Park Outer Oval deck
  • She’s registered impressive bowling figures of 4-0-25-0 & 4-0-27-2 in the previous 2 H2H outings

Katie Perkins (AH), Batter- RHB

  • She’s the highest run-getter at the venue: Inns- 16 | Runs- 458 | Avg- 35
  • Her 253 runs were the most by a Hearts player last season
  • She is Hearts’ leading run-getter in H2H games: Inns- 22 | Runs- 516 | Avg- 37

Sophie Oldershaw (OS), Bowler- RALB

  • She picked 14 wickets at an average of 17.5 last season
  • She’s picked 5 wickets at a SR of 25.2 in H2H outings
  • She registered figures of 4-0-21-2 in the previous game at this venue

Safe Captaincy Pick

Suzie Bates (OS), All-Rounder- RHB/OS

  • She has already scored a century this season
  • She scored 204 runs, being dismissed just once across the 3 H2H games last season
  • She is the leading run-getter in H2H games: Inns- 19 | Runs- 629 | Avg- 37
  • Her 14 wickets in H2H games are the highest by a Sparks bowler
  • She bowled a very tidy spell of 4-0-20-1 in the previous game

Differential Captaincy Pick

Kate Ebrahim (OS), All-Rounder- RHB/RAM

  • She has crossed 35+ with the bat in each of the 3 games this season
  • She was Sparks’ highest scorer in the previous game with her knock of 40 runs
  • She has scored 412 runs at an average of 41.2 vs Hearts
  • She has also picked 10 wickets against them

Player to Avoid

Caitlin Blakely (OS), All-Rounder- RHB/OS

  • She averages only 10.17 in H2H games, having scored just 61 runs from 7 games
  • She picked a wicket bowling just the 1 over in the previous game, but with Eden Carson expected to be back for this game, she won’t be needed with the ball

Base Team

WK: Polly Inglis

BAT: Suzie Bates, Saachi Shahri, Lauren Down

AR: Anna Browning, Kate Ebrahim

BOWL: Arlene Kelly, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Emma Black,Eden Carson

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