Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: WBBL 2020 - Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder - Semi-Final 2
The 2nd Semi-Final of the Women’s Big Bash League 2020 will be played between Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunder at the North Sydney Oval, Sydney in Australia.
Brisbane Heat finished the league stage at the 2nd spot in the Women’s Big Bash League 2020 points table. The team won 8 and lost 4 matches after 14 games.
Georgia Redmayne has been the top run-scorer for Brisbane Heat with 322 runs from 13 matches. She has made her runs at an average of 33 and a strike rate of 117, with the best of 65. Grace Harris has also scored 240 runs at 24.
Jess Jonassen has been their best bowler with 16 wickets from 13 matches. Jonassen has bowled at an average of 16 and an economy of 6.48. Amelia Kerr has also picked up 16 wickets.
They will square off against Sydney Thunder who were placed at the 3rd spot in the pile with 16 points from 14 matches. They won 7 and lost 5 matches.
Heather Knight is the highest run-getter for the side with 403 runs from 14 matches at an average of 40 and a strike rate of 127. She has the best of 83. Rachel Haynes is next with 268 runs from 14 matches.
In the bowling department, Sammy-Jo Johnson is their top wicket-taker and has picked up 18 wickets. She has bowled at an average of 16, with the best of 4/26. Samantha Bates also has 15 wickets. She has an economy of 5.76.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Brisbane Heat - Maddy Green, Georgia Redmayne (wk), Jess Jonassen (c), Grace Harris, Laura Harris, Amelia Kerr, Mikayla Hinkley, Delissa Kimmince, Georgia Prestwidge, Courtney Grace Sippel, Nicola Hancock, Georgia Voll, Nadine de Klerk, Charli Knott, Lilly Mills
Sydney Thunder - Rachael Haynes (c), Tammy Beaumont (wk), Heather Knight, Phoebe Litchfield, Kate Peterson, Anika Learoyd, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Tahlia Wilson, Rachel Trenaman, Saskia Horley, Lauren Smith, Hannah Darlington, Samantha Bates, Shabnim Ismail
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Sydney Thunder
Who will win? – Sydney Thunder
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Georgia Redmayne (Brisbane Heat), Heather Knight (Sydney Thunder)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Jess Jonassen (Brisbane Heat), Samantha Bates (Sydney Thunder)
Most Sixes – Grace Harris (Brisbane Heat), Heather Knight (Sydney Thunder)
Player of the Match – Heather Knight
Team Scores Batting first – Brisbane Heat 160+, Sydney Thunder 170+
Match Handicap Sydney Thunder
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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