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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: WBBL 2020 - Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars - Match 16

South Africa’s Mignon du Preez in action
South Africa’s Mignon du Preez in action

The 16th match of the Women’s Big Bash League 2020 will be played between Hobart Hurricanes and Melbourne Stars at the Drummoyne Oval, Sydney in Australia.

LIVE - Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars - Match 16

Hobart Hurricanes lost their only completed match of the Women’s Big Bash League 2020 by 8 wickets.

Naomi Stalenberg was the highest run-getter for the side with 28 runs at a strike rate of 100. Chloe Tryon was next with 20 runs.

In the bowling department, Chloe Tryon picked up one wicket. She bowled at an average of 13 and an economy of 4.33.

Melbourne Stars, who finished at the bottom last year, have 3 points after 3 abandoned matches. They would want the new entries Katherine Brunt, Bhavi Devchand (Scorchers), Meg Lanning (Scorchers) and Nat Sciver to turn their fortunes. Madeline Penna though has moved to the Strikers.

Mignon du Preez was on fire last year with over 400 runs and would hope to repeat her heroics. The same is true for Elyse Villani.

Erin Osborne, who picked up 11 wickets last year at 35.00, will be their leading bowler.

 Let's have a look at the squads of both teams: 

Hobart Hurricanes - Naomi Stalenberg, Rachel Priest (wk), Hayley Matthews, Nicola Carey, Chloe Tryon, Corinne Hall (c), Erica Kershaw, Sasha Moloney, Amy Smith, Brooke Hepburn, Belinda Vakarewa, Hayley Jensen, Emma Thompson, Chloe Rafferty

Melbourne Stars - Meg Lanning (c), Elyse Villani, Mignon du Preez, Natalie Sciver, Annabel Sutherland, Erin Osborne, Tess Flintoff, Nicole Faltum (wk), Sophie Day, Holly Ferling, Rosemary Mair, Katherine Brunt, Bhavi M Devchand, Alana King, Lucy Cripps, Georgia Gall


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Melbourne Stars

Who will win? – Melbourne Stars

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Naomi Stalenberg (Hobart Hurricanes), Mignon du Preez (Melbourne Stars)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Chloe Tryon (Hobart Hurricanes), Erin Osborne (Melbourne Stars)

Most Sixes – Chloe Tryon (Hobart Hurricanes), Mignon du Preez (Melbourne Stars)

Player of the Match –  Mignon du Preez

Team Scores Batting first – Hobart Hurricanes 160+, Melbourne Stars 175+

 Match Handicap Melbourne Stars

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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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