Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Women's Big Bash League 2023 - Sydney Sixers Women vs Melbourne Stars Women - 1st Match - October 19
The 1st match of the Women's Big Bash League will take place between Sydney Sixers Women and Melbourne Stars Women on the 19th of October, 2023 at the North Sydney Oval Ground.
Sydney Sixers Women Form Guide:
Sydney Sixers Women were brilliant in their previous year's participation in the WBBL. They lost to Adelaide Strikers in the Final of the tournament.
In the last season, the top run scorer for Sydney Sixers Women was Elysse Perry with 408 runs to her name.
The top wicket taker for Sydney Sixers Women last season was Ashleigh Gardner with 23 wickets under her belt.
Prospects this season:
Sydney Sixers Women will surely start favorites to win the competition, given the strength they possess in all departments of the game.
Star players like Elysse Perry, Ashleigh Gardner and Alyssa Healy will have an important role to play for their side.
The addition of Jess Kerr and Chloe Tryon in the squad only adds to their chances of making it to the playoffs.
Melbourne Stars Women Form Guide:
Melbourne Stars Women couldn't perform to their potential in the previous edition of the Women's Big Bash League. They finished at the 6th position on points table and failed to qualify for the Playoffs.
In the last season, the top run scorer for Melbourne Stars Women was Annabel Sutherland with 304 runs to her tally.
The top wicket taker for Melbourne Stars Women last season was Annabel Sutherland with 21 scalps to her tally.
Prospects this season:
Melbourne Stars Women have a good number of impactful players like Annabel Sutherland, Alice Capsey, Maia Bouchier, Kim Garth and Tess Flintoff.
Meg Lanning is making a comeback after long time and all eyes will be on her.
Melbourne Stars Women have gathered a good squad and they will go a long way in the tournament.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Sydney Sixers Women- Jade Allen, Suzie Bates, Maitlan Brown, Erin Burns, Mathilda Carmichael, Lauren Cheatle, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Emma Hughes, Kate Peterson, Ellyse Perry, Chloe Tryon, Jess Kerr
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?- Melbourne Stars Women
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Elysse Perry (Sydney Sixers Women), Meg Lanning (Melbourne Stars Women)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Jess Kerr (Sydney Sixers Women), Kim Garth (Melbourne Stars Women)
Most Sixes – Suzie Bates (Sydney Sixers Women), Meg Lanning (Melbourne Stars Women)
Player of the Match- Meg Lanning (Melbourne Stars Women)
Team Scores Batting first – Melbourne Stars Women 150+, Sydney Sixers Women 140+
Match Handicap: Melbourne Stars 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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