Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Kia Women's Super League 2019 - Western Storm v Southern Vipers
The 19th match of the Kia Women's Super League 2019 will be played between Western Storm and Southern Vipers at the County Ground in Bristol.
Western Storm are on a different plane altogether this season and have made headlines with their consistent performances. The Storm have won six out of their six games and have 26 points and a net run rate of +0.979.
Their dominance can be understood with the fact that they are eight points ahead of Southern Vipers, who are placed at the second spot. The Vipers have won three and lost one out of their six games. One of their matches was rained-off. The wins of the Vipers have been comprehensive which is why they have a net run rate of +1.257.
With Western Storm having stamped their authority over the tournament, is does not come as a surprise that Smriti Mandhana is the highest run-scorer of the tournament with 235 runs from six matches. Storm's skipper Heather Knight is at the fourth place with 185 runs from six matches.
On the bowling front, Freya Davies is the second highest wicket-taker of the tournament with nine wickets from six games. She is closely followed by Clarie Nicholas who has eight from five matches.
Daniel Wyatt is the top scorer for Southern Vipers with 205 runs from five matches. Natasha Farrant has had the most wickets in the tournament till now with nine wickets from five games.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Western Storm- Rachel Priest, Smriti Mandhana, Heather Knight, Fran Wilson, Sophie Luff, Deepti Sharma, Naomi Dattani, Anya Shrubsole, Sonia Odedra, Freya Davies, Alex Griffiths
Southern Vipers- Danielle Wyatt, Suzie Bates, Tammy Beaumont, Stafanie Taylor, Maia Bouchier, Marie Kelly, Fi Morris, Paige Scholfield, Natasha Farrant, Amanda Wellington, Lauren Bell
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Western Storm
Who will win? – Western Storm
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Smriti Mandhana (Western Storm), Tammy Beaumont (Southern Vipers)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Clarie Nicholas (Western Storm), Natasha Farrant (Southern Vipers)
Most Sixes – Heather Knight (Western Storm), Danielle Wyatt (Southern Vipers)
Man of the Match – Smriti Mandhana
Team Scores Batting first – Western Storm 160+, Southern Vipers 145+
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.