Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Kia Women's Super League 2019 - Western Storm v Surrey Stars
The 21st match of the Kia Women's Super League 2019 will be played between Western Storm and Surrey Stars at The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton.
With their 15-run win against Southern Vipers in the last match, Western Storm have now made it seven wins from seven matches. The Storm are with 30 points and a net run rate of +0.952. Their dominance in this edition of the Kia Women's Super League can be gauged by the fact that they are 11 points ahead of the second placeed Loughborough Lightning.
Surrey Stars, who are played at the fourth spot in the points table, will now have the onus of becoming the first time to beat Western Storm in this season. The Stars are with two wins and three losses from six matches. One of their games ended in a no result and the team is with 11 points and a net run rate of -0.844.
With Western Storm ruling the the Women's Cricket League, it is only obvious that their players will dominate the batting and bowling charts as well. Smriti Mandhana is the second-highest run-scorer of the Kia Super League 2019 with 259 runs from seven matches at an average of 37 and a strike rate of 144.
Heather Knight is next to Mandhana with 246 runs from seven matches. Freya Davies is the highest wicket-taker of the tournament till now with 13 wickets from seven games.
Lizelle Lee and Sarah Taylor are the top run-scorers for Surrey Stars with 137 and 101 runs respectively. Dane van Niekerk is their highest wicket-taker with eight scalps from five matches.
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, Alex Griffiths, Freya Davies, Claire Nicholas
Surrey Stars- Lizelle Lee, Bryony Smith, Sarah Taylor, Natalie Sciver, Dane van Niekerk, Marizanne Kapp, Aylish Cranstone, Laura Marsh, Mady Villiers, Eva Gray, Amy Gordon
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Surrey Stars
Who will win? – Western Storm
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Smriti Mandhana (Western Storm), Lizelle Lee (Surrey Stars)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Clarie Nicholas (Western Storm), Dane van Niekerk (Surrey Stars)
Most Sixes – Heather Knight (Western Storm), Sarah Taylor (Surrey Stars)
Man of the Match – Smriti Mandhana
Team Scores Batting first – Western Storm 160+, Surrey Stars 150+
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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