The 48th match of the WBBL will see Sydney Thunder Women take on Adelaide Strikers Women at Cricket Central, Sydney Olympic Park on Tuesday 21st November.
Adelaide Strikers Women are currently in exceptional form, having won in eight out of their 11 games, solidifying their position in the upcoming rounds and holding the second spot on the points table.
In their recent encounter against Sydney Sixers, the Strikers secured a convincing seven-wicket win, propelled by stellar bowling displays from Danielle Gibson, who claimed three wickets, and impactful batting from Katie Mack and captain Tahlia McGrath.
Simultaneously, Sydney Thunder Women have displayed commendable performance in the tournament, registering victories in seven of their 11 games and currently occupying the third position in the points table.
Their latest match against Perth Scorchers resulted in a commanding nine-wicket triumph, highlighted by notable performances from bowler Lauren Smith, who secured three wickets, and batter Chamari Athapaththu.
ST-W VS AS-W Match Details
|Match||Sydney Thunders Women vs Adelaide Strikers Women, Women’s Big Bash League 2023|
|Venue||Cricket Central, Sydney|
|Date & Time||Tuesday, November 21, 09:30 AM (IST)|
|Live Broadcast and Streaming Details||Star Sports Network and FanCode|
Cricket Central, Sydney Pitch Report
Cricket Central, Sydney typically offers a batter-friendly track, providing consistent bounce conducive to stylish strokeplay. Seam bowlers might find initial support, while spinners could come into play as the game unfolds. Anticipate favourable conditions with a pleasant weather forecast for the match day, showcasing a peak temperature of 26°C. In the shade, it’s set to hover around 24°C, complemented by intermittent clouds giving way to sunny spells and a brisk afternoon breeze.
ST-W vs AS-W Head-to-Head Record:
|Sydney Thunder Women Won||6|
|Adelaide Strikers Women Won||8|
Probable Playing XI:
Sydney Thunders Women (ST-W)
Chamari Athapaththu, Tahlia Wilson (wk), Phoebe Litchfield, Heather Knight (c), Marizanne Kapp, Anika Learoyd, Paris Bowdler, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Hannah Darlington, Lauren Smith, Samantha Bates
Adelaide Strikers (AS-W)
Katie Mack, Laura Wolvaardt, Tahlia McGrath (c), Bridget Patterson (wk), Madeline Penna, Danielle Gibson, Georgia Adams, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Jemma Barsby, Megan Schutt, Anesu Mushangwe
Probable Best Performers
Probable Best Batter
Chamari Athapaththu (Sydney Thunder)
Chamari Athapaththu has been in good form in the tournament, showing her dangerous potential with some impressive performances. She played a brilliant innings of 77 runs in the last match and will be eager to continue her good form to help her team secure a win.
Megan Schutt (Adelaide Strikers)
Megan Schutt hasn’t been up to the market yet in the tournament but she has bowled a few good spells. She has got plenty of international experience and her ability to swing the ball both ways makes her a real threat for the opposition batters. She would be looking to deliver an exceptional performance in the upcoming match for her team.
Today’s Match Prediction: Sydney Thunder Women to win the Match
Disclaimer: The prediction is based on the author’s understanding, analysis, and instinct. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decisions.
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