Australian Women are set to host the White Ferns for the third ODI at Junction Oval, Melbourne. Having sealed the series in the second ODI, Australia would be eyeing for a whitewash in this three-match ODI series. However, the visitors would be hoping to end this series on a winning note. Both the teams are ready to battle it out for one last time in the final ODI.

The hosts have been in quite a sensational form throughout this series against their neighbor rivals. After winning the first ODI by 5 runs, Australian team emerged victorious in second ODI by 95 runs to take an unassailable lead of 2-0. The current ODI world champions turned out to be too good for their opponents in this ODI series. Team management can look to make a few changes ahead of the third ODI as they have already clinched the series.

On the contrary, New Zealand is struggling to find its feet in the ODI format. After losing the home series against India Women, the White Ferns had a point to prove in this ODI series. But they have failed yet again against a much stronger opponent, showing that they need to improve in this format of the game. Having lost the ODI series already, the visitors would be hoping to bounce back in the final ODI to end this forgettable series on a high.

 

GAME DETAILS

 

Date: Sunday, March 03, 2019

Time:  5:20 AM IST

Venue Junction Oval, Melbourne

League: New Zealand Women tour of Australia, 2019

Live Telecast: Sony Network

Online Streaming: Sonyliv.com

 

Team News

 

  • Nicola Carey is available for the third ODI, who was unavailable in the first two ODIs due to her back issue.
  • New Zealand are likely to go ahead with their best playing XI as they will be playing for their pride.

 

Squads

New Zealand Women –

Katey Martin (wk), Lauren Down, Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine, Maddy Green,  Katie Perkins, Lea Tahuhu, Amy Satterthwaite (c), Hayley Jensen, Leigh Kasperek, Hannah Rowe, Anna Peterson, Amelia Kerr, Rosemary Mair

Australia Women-

Meg Lanning (c), Rachael Haynes, Nicola Carey, Megan Schutt, Jess Jonassen, Elyse Villani, Alyssa Healy (wk), Ellyse Perry, Delissa Kimmince, Beth Mooney, Lauren Cheatle, Ashleigh Gardner, Georgia Wareham

 

Key Players

 

Australia Women

  • Rachael Haynes
  • Jess Jonassen
  • Ellyse Perry

New Zealand Women

  • Amy Satterthwaite
  • Suzie Bates
  • Sophie Devine

 

 

Probable Playing 11

 

Australia Women

Meg Lanning, Elyse Villani, Georgia Wareham, Ashleigh Gardner, Jess Jonassen, Ellyse Perry, Beth Mooney, Megan Schutt, Lauren Cheatle, Alyssa Healy, Rachael Haynes.

New Zealand Women

Amy Satterthwaite, Katey Martin, Hayley Jensen, Leigh Kasperek, Katie Perkins, Amelia Kerr, Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine, Lauren Down, Lea Tahuhu, Rosemary Mair.

 

FUNTUSH SAFE XI

 

FUNTUSH RISKY XI

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