Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Women's Big Bash League 2019 - Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Thunder
The 19th match of the Women's Big Bash League 2019 will be played between Hobart Hurricanes and Sydney Thunder at the West Park Oval in Burnie.
Hobart Hurricanes are placed at the fourth spot in the Women's Big Bash League points table with two wins and two losses from 4 matches. The team has four points and a net run rate of +0.327.
The Hurricanes started with a 20-run win over Melbourne Stars and then registered another 5-wicket win over the same opposition. They lost against Adelaide Strikers by 3 runs but came back strongly in their last match to win by 5 wickets against Brisbane Heat.
They will now face Sydney Thunder who find themselves at the second spot in the leaderboard with 3 wins and one loss from 4 matches. The team has six points and a net run rate of -0.389.
This is mainly due to their massive 49-run defeat in the opening encounter of the tournament against Sydney Sixers. Thunder then pulled themselves back up with a 7-wicket win over Brisbane Heat, followed by a three-run win over Melbourne Renegades and a four-wicket win over Melbourne Stars.
Nicola Carey is the top run-scorer for Hobart Hurricanes with 130 runs from four games at an average of 43.33. Maisy Gibson has 7 wickets from 4 games and is the second highest wicket-taker of the tournament.
For Sydney Thunder, Alex Blackwell has scored the most runs with 164 runs at an average of 82. She finds herself at the 2nd spot in run charts of the WBBL 2019. Shabnim Ismail has picked five wickets for the team and is their top wicket-taker.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XIs of both teams:
Hobart Hurricanes- Stefanie Daffara, Erin Fazackerley, Heather Knight, Nicola Carey, Fran Wilson, Corinne Hall, Chloe Tryon, Maisy Gibson, Emily Smith, Tayla Vlaeminck, Belinda Vakarewa
Sydney Thunder- Rachel Priest, Naomi Stalenberg, Rachael Haynes, Alex Blackwell, Phoebe Litchfield, Nida Dar, Hannah Darlington, Rene Farrell, Lisa Griffith, Shabnim Ismail, Samantha Bates
Who will win the toss? - Hobart Hurricanes
Who will win? – Sydney Thunder
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Alex Blackwell (Sydney Thunder), Nicola Carey (Hobart Hurricanes)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shabnim Ismail (Sydney Thunder), Maisy Gibson (Hobart Hurricanes)
Most Sixes – Alex Blackwell (Sydney Thunder), Nicola Carey (Hobart Hurricanes)
Player of the Match – Alex Blackwell
Team Scores Batting first – Sydney Thunder 170+, Hobart Hurricanes 165+
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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