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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: WBBL 2020 - Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades - Match 44

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The 44th match of the Women’s Big Bash League 2020 will be played between Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Renegades at the Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney in Australia.

LIVE - Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades - Match 44 

Sydney Thunder are placed at the 2nd spot in the pile with 10 points from 10 matches. They have won 4 and lost 4 while 2 of their matches were rained off.

Heather Knight is the highest run-getter for the side with 295 runs from 10 matches at an average of 42 and a strike rate of 121. She has the best of 83. Rachel Haynes is next with 174 runs from 10 matches.

In the bowling department, Samantha Bates is their top wicket-taker and has picked up 13 wickets. She has bowled at an average of 11, with the best of 3/9. Bates has an economy of 5.31.

They will be up against Melbourne Renegades who are placed at the bottom of the pile with 6 points from 10 matches. They have won 2 and lost 6 matches while 2 had to be abandoned.

 Courtney Webb is the highest run-getter for the side with 170 from 9 matches at a strike rate of 103. She has the best of 54*. Sophie Molineux and Georgia Wareham are next with 143 and 139 runs respectively.

In the bowling department, Sophie Molineux has picked up 9 wickets. She has bowled at an average of 21 and an economy of 6.65, with the best of 3/20.

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) – Sophie Molineux (Melbourne Renegades), Samantha 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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