Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Women's Big Bash League 2023 - Adelaide Strikers Women vs Melbourne Stars Women - 4th Match - October 21
The 4th match of the Women's Big Bash League will take place between Adelaide Strikers Women and Melbourne Stars Women on the 21st of October, 2023 at the Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide.
Melbourne Stars Women Form Guide:
Melbourne Stars Women are currently placed at the 3rd position on the points table with 1 victory to their credit.
The top run scorer for Melbourne Stars Women in the WBBL is Meg Lanning with 55 runs to her name.
The top wicket taker for Melbourne Stars Women in the WBBL is Annabel Sutherland with 4 scalps under her belt.
Melbourne Stars Women have won the first match of the tournament against Sydney Sixers Women by 2 runs. It was a great thriller of a match between both the teams.
Melbourne Stars Women batted first and they posted a total of 165 for 8 in 20 overs. Meg Lanning at the top of the order was simply brilliant. She smashed 55 runs in just 34 balls to set the platform for a big total. However, the middle and lower order batters failed to capitalise on the advantage and Stars Women had to settle down for 165 in 20 overs of play.
During the chase, Sydney Sixers Women looked down and out half way through the innings. They were 5 wickets down for just 57 runs and staring down the barrel. Ashleigh Gardner changed the match with a brilliant knock of 72 runs in 44 balls. However, she got out at a wrong time and Melbourne Stars Women squeezed Sydney Sixers Women in the death overs. They eventually emerged victorious by just 2 runs.
Adelaide Strikers Women Form Guide:
Adelaide Strikers Women are the defending champions of WBBL. They defeated Sydney Sixers Women in the Final match to emerge champions of the 2022 season.
In the last season, the top run scorer for Adelaide Strikers Women was Laura Wolvaardt with 403 runs to her tally.
The top wicket taker for Adelaide Strikers Women last season was Megan Schutt with 27 scalps to her tally.
Prospects this season:
Adelaide Strikers Women have some fabulous players in their squad including the likes of Katie Mack and Tahlia McGrath. They are a strong batting unit.
Amanda Jade Wellington and Megan Schutt provide a great edge to their bowling unit.
Overall, Adelaide Strikers Women are a very balanced unit and the defending champions. They will surely go a long way in the tournament.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Adelaide Strikers Women- Jemma Barsby, Darcie Brown, Katie Mack, Tahlia McGrath, Annie O'Neil, Bridget Patterson, Madeline Penna, Megan Schutt, Amanda Jade-Wellington, Ella Wilson, Laura Wolvaardt, Dani Gibson, Georgia Adams, Anesu Mushangwe, Courtney Neale
Melbourne Stars Women- Sophie Day, Nicole Faltum, Tess Flintoff, Kim Garth, Olivia Henry, Milly Illingworth, Meg Lanning, Sasha Moloney, Rhys McKenna, Sophie Reid, Annabel Sutherland, Alice Capsey, Maia Bouchier, Sophia Dunkley, Jas Nevins
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Melbourne Stars Women
Who will win?- Adelaide Strikers Women
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Tahlia McGrath (Adelaide Strikers Women), Meg Lanning (Melbourne Stars Women)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Amanda Jade Wellington (Adelaide Strikers Women), Annabel Sutherland (Melbourne Stars Women)
Most Sixes – Tahlia McGrath (Adelaide Strikers Women), Meg Lanning (Melbourne Stars Women)
Player of the Match- Tahlia McGrath (Adelaide Strikers Women)
Team Scores Batting first – Melbourne Stars Women 150+, Adelaide Strikers Women 160+
Match Handicap: Adelaide Strikers Women
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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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