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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Women's Big Bash League 2019 - Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars

Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell
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The 14th match of the Women's Big Bash League 2019 will be played between Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Stars at the Bankstown Oval in Sydney.

Melbourne Stars find themselves right at the bottom of the Women's Big Bash League 2019 points table with losses from each of their three matches. They are yet to open their account and have a net run rate of -0.897.

The team started off its campaign with 20-run loss against Hobart Hurricanes and then suffered another 5-wicket loss against the same opposition. They faced Sydney Sixers next and lost by 8 wickets as well.

They will now face Sydney Thunder who played their last match against Melbourne Renegades. Sydney Thunder were part of the opening encounter of the Women's Big Bash League 2019 at the North Sydney Oval but suffered a big 49-run loss at the hands of Sydney Sixers.

However, they came back strongly against Brisbane Heat and beat them by 7 wickets on the back of three wickets from Samantha Bates, an unbeaten 42 from Alex Blackwell and an unbeaten 52 from Phoebe Litchfield.

All-rounder Mignon du Preez has scored 79 runs for Melbourne Stars from three games, including her highest of 44. Lizelle Lee and Tess Flintoff have also contributed over 60 runs.

Erin Osborne has picked up 5 wickets from three matches for the Stars including best match figures of 2-25.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XIs of both teams:

Melbourne Stars- Lizelle Lee, Elyse Villani, Emma Inglis, Mignon du Preez, Katey Martin, Erin Osborne, Annabel Sutherland, Tess Flintoff, Nicola Hancock, Chloe Rafferty, Kristen Beams

Sydney Thunder- Rachel Priest, Naomi Stalenberg, Rachael Haynes, Alex Blackwell, Phoebe Litchfield, Nida Dar, Hannah Darlington, Rene Farrell, Lisa Griffith, Shabnim Ismail, Samantha Bates


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Sydney Thunder

Who will win? – Sydney Thunder

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Phoebe Litchfield (Sydney Thunder), Mignon du Preez (Melbourne Stars)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Samantha Bates (Sydney Thunder), Erin Osborne (Melbourne Stars)

Most Sixes – Alex Blackwell (Sydney Thunder), Mignon du Preez (Melbourne Stars)

Man of the Match – Alex Blackwell

Team Scores Batting first – Sydney Thunder 165+, Melbourne Stars 145+

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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