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Adelaide Strikers Women will clash with Sydney Thunder Women in the 44th match of the ongoing Women’s Big Bash League 2022 (WBBL) at Centennial Park in Nuriootpa on Sunday (November 13). Strikers suffered a 23-run defeat against Hobart Hurricanes in the last game and are now placed in the fifth position on the league table with 12 points from the opening ten matches.
Their in-form spinner Amanda-Jade Wellington took two wickets to help restrict Hurricanes to 152/4 while bowling first but batters struggled while chasing and managed to score only 129/4 in 20 overs.
Sydney Thunder are struggling at the bottom of the league table after suffering their seventh defeat of the season in their last game against Melbourne Renegades. The star English wicketkeeper-batter Amy Jones smashed 53 runs off 48 balls but the Thunder managed to score only 121/6 while batting first.
Renegades then eased to the target with five wickets remaining in just 18 overs. Strikers have won three of their last five meetings against the Thunder and are favorites to win this fixture as well.
Adelaide Strikers Women vs Sydney Thunder Women, Match 44, Women’s Big Bash League 2022
Venue: Centennial Park, Nuriootpa
Date & Time: November 13, 09:30 AM IST
Telecast & Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network & Sony Liv
The pitch at Centennial Park has a batting-friendly nature and there is a strong weather forecast for rain during the match. The average first innings score here is 124 with little help for the pace bowlers and this is the first and only fixture scheduled for this season here.
Probable Playing XIs for the AS-W vs ST-W:
Adelaide Strikers Women:
Katie Mack, Deandra Dottin, Laura Wolvaardt, Tahlia McGrath (c), Bridget Patterson, Madeline Penna, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Tegan McPharlin (wk), Jemma Barsby, Megan Schutt, Darcie Brown
Sydney Thunder Women:
Amy Jones (wk), Phoebe Litchfield, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Rachael Haynes (c), Chloe Tryon, Hannah Darlington, Lea Tahuhu, Tahlia Wilson, Lauren Smith, Belinda Vakarewa, Samantha Bates
Probable Best Performers from the AS-W vs ST-W:
Probable best batter: Laura Wolvaardt
The star South African batter scored 45 runs off 38 balls against Hobart Hurricanes in the last match. She smashed 54 runs off just 32 balls against Thunder during their last meeting in the previous season. Wolvaardt has scored 201 runs in ten innings at a strike rate of 99.01 this season.
Probable best bowler: Amanda-Jade Wellington
The in-form Australian leg-spinner took two wickets against Hurricanes in the last match and is in great form lately. She has taken 17 wickets in ten innings at an economy rate of 6.59 in this tournament so far.
Today’s Match Prediction: Adelaide Strikers Women to win the match
Also Check: Dream11 Team Prediction for AS-W vs ST-W
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.