ST-W vs MS-W Fantasy Prediction: Sydney Thunder Women vs Melbourne Stars Women – 14 November 2020 (Sydney)
Sydney Thunder Women will take Melbourne Stars Women on in the League Match of The Women’s Big Bash League 2020 which will be played at the Sydney Showground Stadium in Sydney. This is the first major Women’s league after the Covid-19 outbreak and some world-class players will be on display.
The top-2 teams of the tournament are up against each other in this all-important game. Melbourne Stars are unbeaten in the tournament and are at the top with 13 points under their belt whereas, the Thunder are currently at the second position with 10 points. This is going to be an important game.
Pitch Report – The pitch is expected to favour the batters and 140 can be a good score on this track. Spinners are going to have a say in this game.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:35 PM, Live on Sony Six/HD
Probable XI for both sides:-
Sydney Thunder Women – Rachel Trenaman, Tammy Beaumont, Heather Knight, Rachael Haynes, Phoebe Litchfield, Sammy Jo-Johnson, Tahlia Wilson, Lauren Smith, Shabnim Ismail, Samantha Bates, Hannah Darlington.
Melbourne Stars Women – Meg Lanning, Elyse Villani, Mignon du Preez, Natalie Sciver, Annabel Sutherland, Anna Lanning, Tess Flintoff, Nicole Faltum, Sophie Day, Alana King, Katherine Brunt.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
H Knight, N Sciver, M Lanning, S Bates, and S Jo-Johnson.
ST-W vs MS-W Team Wicket-Keeper
T Wilson (Price 8) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Both Keepers won’t make much impact in the game and that’s why any one of them can be picked.
ST-W vs MS-W Team Batsmen
M Lanning (Price 10), M Du Preez (Price 9.5), and E Villani (Price 9) will be our batters from Melbourne Stars Women. Lanning is a superstar player and has already scored four half-centuries in the tournament. She is currently the 3rd highest run-scorer of the tournament whereas, Preez & Villani are also in the list of top-10 highest run-scorers of the tournament. Preez was brilliant in the last season as well. All three of them are star players.
ST-W vs MS-W Team All-Rounders
N Sciver (Price 10) and A Sutherland (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from the Melbourne Stars Women. Sciver is amongst one of the world’s best players in the women’s circuit and is in wonderful form as well. She is the highest wicket-taker of the tournament with 12 wickets under her belt whereas, Sutherland has picked two wickets in the last couple of games and is in decent form. Both of them are good players.
H Knight (Price 10.5) and S Jo-Johnson (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from the Sydney Thunder Women. Knight is the 2nd highest run-scorer of the tournament and has scored at an average of 56.20. She has also picked eight wickets in her bowling whereas, Johnson is a genuine wicket-taker and picked 18 wickets last season. She has picked nine wickets this season and is a decent batter as well.
ST-W vs MS-W Team Bowlers
S Bates (Price 8.5) and L Smith (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Sydney Thunder Women. Bates picked 15 wickets last season and is currently the 2nd highest wicket-taker of this season with 11 wickets whereas, Smith has also been really good for this side with 6 wickets under her belt.
A King (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Melbourne Stars Women. King has picked six wickets in the four games she has played. She is a genuine wicket-taker.
Match Prediction: Melbourne Stars Women will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Natalie Sciver and Heather Knight
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Meg Lanning and Sammy Jo-Johnson
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.