Women’s Super Smash 2022-23 | CM-W vs WB-W | Match 9

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Women's Super Smash 2022-23

Match Preview

Canterbury Magicians take on Wellington Blaze in Game No. 9, which will be played at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch Both sides currently hold the pole position on the points tally and are yet to suffer a defeat this season. Blaze is heading into this game having secured 2 comfortable wins from the 2 games played, while Magicians have won 3 in a row which sees them sit atop the points tally

H2H

This will be the 25th H2H clash between these 2 sides. Nothing separates them, with both having secured an equal number of wins, which sees the H2H count stand at 12:12

This will be the 5th H2H game at this venue, Blaze has a lead of 3:1 when it comes to the H2H record at the venue

Top Performers H2H

Amy Satterthwaite (CM), All-Rounder- LHB/OS

Inns- 18 | Runs- 401 | Avg- 29 | Wkts- 15 | Avg- 14

Gabby Sullivan (CM), Bowler- RAM

Inns- 7 | Wkts- 6 | Avg- 26 | SR- 21

Leigh Kasperek (WB), All-Rounder- RHB/OS

Inns- 8 | Wkts- 11 | Avg- 14 | Runs- 120 | Avg- 24

Amelia Kerr (WB), All-Rounder- RHB/RALB

Inns- 10 | Runs- 295 | Avg- 42 | Wkts- 16 | Avg- 15

Top Performers at Venue

Lea Tahuhu (CM), All-Rounder- RHB/RAF

Inns- 17 | Wkts- 19 | Avg- 17 | SR- 19

Amy Satterthwaite (CM), All-Rounder- LHB/OS

Inns- 21 | Runs- 718 | Avg- 42 | Wkts- 14 | Avg- 25

Leigh Kasperek (WB), All-Rounder- RHB/OS

Inns- 4 | Wkts- 6 | Avg- 12 | SR- 15

Amelia Kerr (WB), All-Rounder- RHB/RALB

Inns- 4 | Runs- 165 | Avg- 83 | Wkts- 5 | Avg- 13

Top Picks

Leigh Kasperek (WB), All-Rounder- RHB/OS

  • Impressive H2H record
  • Registered figures of 4-0-21-3 in the previous H2H game
  • POTM in the previous game for her good all-round performance: 29 runs & 4-0-18-2

Jess Kerr (WB), Bowler- RAM

  • Leading wicket-taker this season: Inns- 2 | Wkts- 6 | Avg- 8 | SR- 8
  • Registered figures of 4-0-21-3 in the previous game
  • Had a good all-round game in the previous H2H outing: 20* & 4-0-17-2

Lea Tahuhu (CM), All-Rounder- RHB/RAF

  • POTM in the previous game for her bowling figures of 4-0-17-3
  • 2nd highest wicket-taker at the venue: Inns- 17 | Wkts- 19 | Avg- 17 | SR- 19
  • Returned with figures of 4-0-20-2 in her previous H2H outing

Gabby Sullivan (CM), Bowler- RAM

  • Magicians’ joint highest wicket-taker this season: Inns- 3 | Wkts- 5 | Avg- 13 | SR- 13
  • Good H2H record
  • An impressive record at the venue: Inns- 11 | Wkts- 12 | Avg- 22 | SR- 19

Differential Picks

Xara Jetly (WB), Bowler- OS

  • She’s picked 4 wickets at an average of 17.25 from 4 H2H outings
  • She had the best bowling figures in the previous game: 3-0-15-3
  • Registered figures of 4-0-20-2 in the previous H2H game at this venue

Georgia Plimmer (WB), Batter- RHB

  • Plimmer has started opening the batting for Blaze this season
  • She looked in good nick before falling for 20 runs in the previous game
  • Scored 34 runs in the previous H2H game at the venue

Fran Wilson (CM), Batter- RHB

  • Wilson made her debut for Magicians in the previous game and finished unbeaten on 11*
  • She’ll slot in at No. 3 or 4
  • She’ll be up against her former side in Blaze

Melissa Banks (CM), Bowler- RAM

  • She’s her side’s joint highest wicket-taker this season: Inns- 3 | Wkts- 5 | Avg- 15 | SR- 13
  • Good record at the venue: Inns- 13 | Wkts- 13 | Avg- 18 | SR- 15

Safe Captaincy Pick

Amelia Kerr (WB), All-Rounder- RHB/RALB

  • Spectacular H2H record: Inns- 10 | Runs- 295 | Avg- 42 | Wkts- 16 | Avg- 15
  • Great batting record at the venue: Inns- 4 | Runs- 165 | Avg- 83
  • Blaze’s highest run-getter so far this season: Inns- 2 | Runs- 73 | Avg- 37
  • Scored 50 runs in the previous H2H game
  • Scored 71 runs & returned with figures of 4-1-12-4 in the previous H2H game at this venue

Differential Captaincy Pick

Amy Satterthwaite (CM), All-Rounder- LHB/OS

  • Leading run-getter at this venue: Inns- 21 | Runs- 718 | Avg- 42
  • She is yet to be dismissed this season and has already scored 123 runs from 2 outings
  • She’s also picked 3 wickets at an average of 17.33 this season
  • Good all-round record in H2H games: Inns- 18 | Runs- 401 | Avg- 29 | Wkts- 15 | Avg- 14

Player to Avoid

Natalie Cox (CM), Batter- RHB

  • Below par H2H record: Inns- 11 | Runs- 120 | Avg- 17
  • Poor record at the venue: Inns- 16 | Runs- 263 | Avg- 17

Base Team

WK: Jessica McFayden

BAT: Maddy Green, Kate Anderson, Georgia Plimmer

AR: Amelia Kerr, Leigh Kasperek, Amy Satterthwaite

BOWL: Jess Kerr, Lea Tahuhu, Gabby Sullivan, Xara Jetly

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