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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: WBBL 2020 - Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers - Match 8

Australia's Alyssa Healy
Australia's Alyssa Healy
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The 8th match of the Women’s Big Bash League 2020 will be played between Sydney Sixers and Adelaide Strikers at the North Sydney Oval, Sydney in Australia.

LIVE - Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers - Match 8

Adelaide Strikers won their first match of the Women’s Big Bash League 2020 by 8 wickets.

Laura Wolvaardt was the top run-scorer for Adelaide Strikers with 51* runs. She made her runs at a strike rate of 121, hitting 8 fours.

Amanda Wellington and Darice Brown were their best bowlers with 2 wickets each. Brown was the more economical of the two with an economy of 3.25.

They will be up against Sydney Sixers who just missed out on a semi-final berth in Women’s Big Bash League 2019, finishing at the 5th place after the group stage. They have been set back by Lauren Smith's departure to Thunder, but will be more than pleased with the inclusion of Angela Reakes and Lisa Griffith (Thunder).

Ellyse Perry was their top scorer last year and though the injury-plagued all-rounder may not be able to bowl this season, she will be more than handy with the bat. Explosive opener Alyssa Healy will be just as crucial.

Protea all-rounder Marizanne Kapp was their top wicket taker last season with 15 scalps at 20.20 and will continue to lead their bowling attack.

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

Adelaide Strikers - Tahlia McGrath, Annie O Neil, Laura Wolvaardt, Bridget Patterson, Katie Mack, Amanda Wellington, Madeline Penna, Tegan McPharlin (wk), Sarah Coyte, Megan Schutt (c), Darice Brown, Suzie Bates, Stafanie Taylor, Ellie Falconer, Alex Price 

Sydney Sixers - Alyssa Healy (wk), Ellyse Perry (c), Jodie Hicks, Ashleigh Gardner, Dane van Niekerk, Marizanne Kapp, Erin Burns, Stella Campbell, Hayley Silver-holmes, Lisa Griffith, Angela Reakes, Lauren Cheatle, Sarah Aley, Maddy Darke, Emma Hughes

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Sydney Sixers

Who will win? – Sydney Sixers

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Alyssa Healy (Sydney Sixers), Laura Wolvaardt (Adelaide Strikers)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Marizanne Kapp (Sydney Sixers), Amanda Wellington (Adelaide Strikers)

Most Sixes – Alyssa Healy (Sydney Sixers), Laura Wolvaardt (Adelaide Strikers)

Player of the Match –  Alyssa Healy

Team Scores Batting first – Sydney Sixers 150+, Adelaide Strikers 145+

 Match Handicap Sydney Sixers

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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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