The final edition of the KIA Super League 2019 has come to its final day games where all the six teams will compete with each other for the one last time before the semi-final. Both Lancashire Thunder and Surrey Stars are out of the tournament. While Stars won only 2 games out of 9, Thunder fails to claim a single win. Let’s have a look at the Lancashire Thunder vs Surrey Stars Dream 11 Prediction Team.
The match between Lancashire Thunder and Surrey Stars in the Kia Super League 2019 will take place on Wednesday, August 28, at Stanley Park, Blackpool at 2:30 PM Local, 5:30 PM GMT and 7:00 PM IST.
Apart from Harmanpreet Kaur, there is hardly any player in the squad among the batters in a good form for the Lancashire Thunders. Kaur is the highest run-getter for Thunder with 255 runs in 9 matches. In the bowling department, spinner Sophie Ecclestone and captain Kate Cross have been taking wickets regularly. Ecclestone has taken 12 wickets in 9 games, including a three-wicket haul while Cross scalped 10 from as many games.
Predicted Playing XI
Harmanpreet Kaur, Sune Luus, Kate Cross (C), Alex Hartley, Sophie Ecclestone, Emma Lamb, Tahlia McGrath, Eleanor Threlkeld (WK), Sophia Dunkley Brown, Evelyn Jones, Georgie Boyce
Despite having a strong side, Surrey Stars have been failing to perform in every game. However, Sarah Taylor has returned with a bang and scored a blistering 73 recently. She nearly pulled off the win but failed to do so and Stars lost the game by mere 4 runs to Western Storms. Along with her, captain Natalie Sciver and Dane van Niekerk’s all-round capabilities have been proving beneficial for the team.
Predicted Playing XI
Lizelle Lee, Bryony Smith, Sarah Taylor (WK), Natalie Sciver (C), Dane van Niekerk, Marizanne Kapp, Aylish Cranstone, Laura Marsh, Gwenan Davies, Mady Villiers, Amy Gordon
Injury and Availability News:
No injury concern from both teams as of now.
Both the teams are looking forward to keeping their playing XI intact. While Surrey batters will try to provide good support in the middle-order, Thunder’s dependance will be on their middle-order as well. As they are out of the tournament already, they would love to end the season with a win.
Weather and pitch report
This is the last home match for Lancashire Thunder. The weather forecast is good with temperatures will be around 20 degrees. As the Stanley Park in Blackpool is hosting its first-ever KSL game, the pitch is relatively unknown. With the big hitters like Harmanpreet Kaur, Lizelle Lee’s presence in both teams, the game is expected to be a big scoring.
In the last five meetings between the two teams, Thunder have managed only one win whereas Stars won four games.
Lancashire Thunder vs Surrey Stars Dream 11 Prediction Team:
Wicket-keeper: Sarah Taylor
Batters: Gwenan Davies, Bryony Smith, Harmanpreet Kaur
All-rounders: Natalie Sciver, Dane van Niekerk, Emma Lamb, Sune Luus
Bowlers: Laura Marsh, Kate Cross, Sophie Ecclestone
Captain & Vice-captain: Natalie Sciver, Emma Lamb