Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Kia Women's Super League 2019 - Loughborough Lightning v Lancashire Thunder
The 25th match of the Kia Women's Super League 2019 will be played between Loughborough Lightning and Lancashire Thunder at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
After winning their last match, Loughborough Lightning have now jumped to the second spot with five wins and three losses from eight matches. The team has 23 points and a net run rate of 0.570.
They will face Lancashire Thunder, who are yet to win a match in the Kia Women's Super League 2019. The team has lost a shocking number of seven matches while tying one game against Southern Vipers.
As a result, the Thunder only have two points with a net run rate of -0.951 and are already well past the point of having hopes of making it to the finals day.
Mignon du Preez is the highest run-scorer for Loughborough Lightning with 246 runs from eight matches at an average of over 60. She has the top score of 70 which has also been her only half-century. Amy Ellen Jones is next to her with 160 runs from eight matches.
Hayley Matthews has picked up the most wickets for the team with nine scalps from eight matches. Kirstie Gordon and Kathryn Bryce have eight and seven wickets respectively.
Harmanpreet Kaur is the top scorer for Lancashire Thunder with 255 runs from eight matches. She has two half-centuries and an average of over 35. Sofia Ecclestone has bagged the most wickets for the Thunder with 12 scalps from eight matches.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Loughborough Lightning- Hayley Matthews, Amy Ellen Jones, Chamari Athapaththu, Georgia Elwiss, Mignon du Preez, Georgia Adams, Jenny Gunn, Sarah Glenn, Kathryn Bryce, Lucy Higham, Kirstie Gordon
Lancashire Thunder- Tahlia McGrath, Sune Luus, Sophia Dunkley, Harmanpreet Kaur, Eleanor Threlkeld, Emma Lamb, Ria Fackrell, Sophie Ecclestone, Kate Cross, Natalie Brown, Alex Hartley
Who will win the toss? - Lancashire Thunder
Who will win? – Loughborough Lightning
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Mignon du Preez (Loughborough Lightning), Harmanpreet Kaur (Lancashire Thunder)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Sarah Glenn (Loughborough Lightning), Sophie Ecclestone (Lancashire Thunder)
Most Sixes – Amy Ellen Jones (Loughborough Lightning), Harmanpreet Kaur (Lancashire Thunder)
Man of the Match – Mignon du Preez
Team Scores Batting first – Loughborough Lightning 145+, Lancashire Thunder 130+
Match Handicap Loughborough Lightning
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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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