Sydney Thunder Women vs Melbourne Stars Women Prediction, WBBL 2023, 32nd Match: Get the latest betting odds, today’s lineups, and tips from our experts.
Sydney Thunder Women and Melbourne Stars Women will face off in the 32nd match on Friday, November 10, 2023, at 9:20 AM at North Sydney Oval, Sydney.
Both teams have been doing great in the tournament, and this match promises to be thrilling. Sydney Thunder Women are known for their strong batting and disciplined bowling. Melbourne Stars Women have a balanced team and play strategically.
The North Sydney Oval has a pitch that’s good for batting, so we might see a high-scoring game. Both teams will try to use the conditions to their advantage. Keep an eye on the top-order batsmen and spinners—they could make a big impact in the middle overs.
Sydney Thunder Women vs Melbourne Stars Women WBBL 2023, 32nd, Match Details
- Date: Friday, November 10, 2023
- Time: 9:20 AM 04:20 AM GMT / 03:20 PM LOCAL
- Venue: North Sydney Oval, Sydney
- Teams: Sydney Thunder Women and Melbourne Stars Women
Sydney Thunder Women vs Melbourne Stars Women Prediction
Sydney Thunder Women look set to win against Melbourne Stars Women in their upcoming Women’s Big Bash League match. The Thunder is in great form this season, sitting at third place with just one loss. Their recent win against Melbourne Renegades showcased strong batting and bowling, led by captain Heather Knight’s 52 not out off 31 deliveries.
On the other hand, Melbourne Stars Women have had a tough time finding consistency, losing by six wickets in their last match against Hobart Hurricanes. While their batting has moments of brilliance, their bowling has been shaky, often giving away high scores.
The pitch at Casey Fields No. 4 is expected to favor batting, which works well for Sydney Thunder. Their opening pair, Chamari Athapaththu and Phoebe Litchfield, consistently score, and the middle order with Heather Knight and Marizanne Kapp adds experience.
Sydney Thunder’s bowling, led by Hannah Darlington and Samantha Bates, is well-balanced with pace and swing. Adding spinner Anika Learoyd gives them more options to control the game.
Even though Melbourne Stars Women have talented players like captain Meg Lanning and all-rounder Annabel Sutherland, their lack of consistency and a settled playing XI could be a problem against the more organized Thunder team.
So, considering their current form and team balance, Sydney Thunder Women are clear favorites to win this upcoming WBBL match.
Sydney Thunder Women vs Melbourne Stars Women betting odds
According to the latest odds from various bookmakers, Sydney Thunder Women are the favorite to win their match against Melbourne Stars Women on November 10, 2023. Here are the betting odds from a few popular bookmakers:
|Sydney Thunder Women
|Melbourne Stars Women
Sydney Thunder Women vs Melbourne Stars Women WBBL Betting and Bowling Tips
Players to Watch:
- Sydney Thunder Women: Chamari Athapaththu, Phoebe Litchfield, Tahlia Wilson, Hayley Silver-Smith, Hannah Darlington, Lauren Smith
- Melbourne Stars Women: Lizelle Lee, Meg Lanning, Annabel Sutherland, Alice Capsey, Sophie Day
Bowling Strategies Against Sydney Thunder Women Batsmen:
- Bowl short balls to Chamari Athapaththu and Phoebe Litchfield, as they are both susceptible to the short ball.
- Try to swing the ball away from the Sydney Thunder Women batsmen, as they are generally better at playing inswing.
- Be careful when bowling spin to Lauren Smith, as she is very skilled at playing spin.
Bowling Strategies Against Melbourne Stars Women Batsmen:
- Bowl full and straight to Lizelle Lee and Meg Lanning, as they are both good at playing the short ball.
- Try to make the ball swing into the Melbourne Stars Women batsmen, as they are generally better at playing outswing.
- Be careful when bowling spin to Annabel Sutherland, as she is very skilled at playing spin.
- Sydney Thunder Women are the slight favorites to win this match, but the odds are very close. Betting on Sydney Thunder Women to win is a risky option, but could be a good payoff if they are able to win.
- The top Sydney Thunder Women batsmen to bet on are Chamari Athapaththu and Phoebe Litchfield.
- The top Melbourne Stars Women batsmen to bet on are Lizelle Lee and Meg Lanning.
Sydney Thunder Women vs Melbourne Stars Women WBBL today’s lineups
Sydney Thunder Women:
- Alyssa Healy (c) (wicket-keeper)
- Tahlia McGrath
- Heather Knight
- Smriti Mandhana
- Hayley Jensen
- Anika Schulz
- Lauren Chettle
- Hannah Darlington
- Samantha Bates
- Tayla Vlaeminck
- Mahika Skandhary
Melbourne Stars Women:
- Lizelle Lee (c)
- Elyse Villani
- Erin Burns
- Ashleigh Gardner
- Mignon du Preez
- Annabel Worthington
- Tess Flintoff
- Sophie Reid
- Katie Mack
- Alana King
- Ellie Flanagan