Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: WBBL 2020 - Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder - Final
The Final of the Women’s Big Bash League 2020 will be played between Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Stars at the North Sydney Oval, Sydney in Australia.
Melbourne Stars beat Perth Scorchers by 7 wickets in semi-final 1 to cruise through to the final.
Nat Sciver and Annabel Sutherland were their leading scorers while Alana King was mighty effective with the ball.
Meg Lanning has been the top run-scorer for Melbourne Stars. Elyse Villani has also chipped in. Nat Sciver has been their best bowler.
They will face Sydney Thunder on the big night, who beat Brisbane Heat by 12 runs in semi-final 2 .
Rachael Haynes made a match-winning 48 for the Thunder while Hannah Darlington finished with figures of 3-0-19-3.
Heather Knight has been a class act for them through the season while Rachel Haynes has also contributed well. With the ball, Hannah Darlington, Samantha Bates and Sammy-Jo Johnson have done a fine job.
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 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) – Meg Lanning (Melbourne Stars), Heather Knight (Sydney Thunder)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Nat Sciver (Melbourne Stars), Samantha Bates (Sydney Thunder)
Most Sixes – Meg Lanning (Melbourne Stars), Heather Knight (Sydney Thunder)
Player of the Match – Meg Lanning
Team Scores Batting first – Melbourne Stars 170+, Sydney Thunder 155+
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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