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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: WBBL 2020 - Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder - Match 22

Sophie Molineux
Sophie Molineux

The 22nd match of the Women’s Big Bash League 2020 will be played between Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Thunder at the Hurstville Oval, Sydney in Australia.

Live Scores and Stats - Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Thunder

Sydney Thunder are placed at the top of the pile with 8 points from 5 matches. They have won 3 while 2 of their matches were rained off.

Heather Knight is the highest run-getter for the side with 146 runs from 5 matches at an average of 48 and a strike rate of 150. She has the best of 83. Rachel Haynes is next with 105 runs from 5 matches.

In the bowling department, Heather Knight and Suzie Bates have picked up 6 and 7 wickets respectively. Knight has bowled at an average of 6.33, with the best of 3/4. Bates has an economy of 3.22.

They will be up against Melbourne Renegades who are placed at the bottom of the pile with 2 points from 5 matches. They have lost 3 matches while 2 had to be abandoned.

 Georgia Wareham is the highest run-getter for the side with 84 from 4 matches at a strike rate of 161. She has the best of 54*. Courtney Webb is next with 58 runs from 4 matches.

In the bowling department, Carly Leeson has picked up 2 wickets. She has bowled at an average of 27 and an economy of 6.89, with the best of 2/28. Georgia Wareham has the best of 2/35.

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

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

Melbourne Renegades - Lizelle Lee, Sophie Molineux, Erin Fazackerley, Amy Satterthwaite (c), Courtney Webb, Georgia Wareham, Josephine Dooley (wk), Maitlan Brown, Carly Leeson, Molly Strano, Courtney Neale, Makinley Blows, Ella Hayward, Lea Tahuhu 


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Sydney Thunder

Who will win? – Sydney Thunder

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Georgia Wareham (Melbourne Renegades), Heather Knight (Sydney Thunder)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Carly Leeson (Melbourne Renegades), Suzie Bates (Sydney Thunder)

Most Sixes – Georgia Wareham (Melbourne Renegades), Heather Knight (Sydney Thunder)

Player of the Match –  Heather Knight

Team Scores Batting first – Melbourne Renegades 160+, Sydney Thunder 180+

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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