Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Kia Women's Super League 2019 - Lancashire Thunder v Western Storm
The 15th match of the Kia Women's Super League 2019 will be played between Lancashire Thunder and Western Storm at the Boughton Hall Cricket Club Ground in Chester.
Western Storm have gone to another level with their consecutive brilliant performances. They are now with five wins from as many matches and are yet to lose a game. As a result, the team is at 22 points, 10 more than the second placed Southern Vipers and have a net run rate of +1.150.
They will be up against Lancashire Thunder who are right at the bottom of the leaderboard with no win yet. The Thunder have lost four out of their five matches, while their last game ended in a tie and the team has only one point and a net run rate of -0.961.
In their last match against Southern Vipers, the team stumbled their way to 132 on the back of contributions from Harmanpreet Kaur, Emma Lamb, Kate Cross and Sophia Dunkley Brown. Despite good efforts from Kate Cross and Sophie Ecclestone, the partnership between Stafanie Taylor and Maia Bouchier proved to be too good for them as Southern vipers managed to tie the score on the last ball of the match.
With no provision of a super over, the match ended with the teams sharing the points.
For Western Storm, Heather Knight has scored the most runs while Claire Nicholas is their highest wicket-taker with eight wickets from five matches
Lancashire Thunder- Georgie Boyce, Harmanpreet Kaur, Eleanor Threlkeld, Emma Lamb, Kate Cross, Alex Hartley, Sophia Dunkley Brown, Tahlia McGrath, Sophie Ecclestone, Sune Luus, Alice Dyson
Western Storm- Rachel Priest, Smriti Mandhana, Heather Knight, Fran Wilson, Sophie Luff, Deepti Sharma, Naomi Dattani, Anya Shrubsole, Sonia Odedra, Freya Davies, Claire Nicholas
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Lancashire Thunder
Who will win? – Western Storm
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Heather Knight (Western Storm), Georgie Boyce (Lancashire Thunder)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Claire Nicholas (Western Storm), Sophie Ecclestone (Lancashire Thunder)
Most Sixes – Smriti Mandhana (Western Storm), Georgie Boyce (Lancashire Thunder)
Man of the Match – Heather Knight
Team Scores Batting first – Western Storm 145+, Lancashire Thunder 125+
Match Handicap Western Storm
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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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