WBBL 2023: Match 44, ST-W vs PS-W Match Prediction – Who will win today’s WBBL match between Sydney Thunder Women vs Perth Scorchers Women?

Sydney Thunder Women and Perth Scorchers Women will take on each other in Match 44, on Saturday, November 17.

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The 44th match of the WBBL will see Sydney Thunder Women take on Perth Scorchers Women at Cricket Central, Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday 18th November.

Sydney Thunder Women are going through a rough patch in the competition after a strong start. They will be looking to bounce back with a win in this match to stay in contention towards the top of the table. The team's batting line-up, including Chamari Athapaththu, captain Heather Knight, and Marizanne Kapp, has been their key to success this season. 

On the other hand, Perth Scorchers Women are at the top of the table with eight wins from their 11 matches. Keeper-batter Beth Mooney has been in great form, scoring a combined 239 runs in her last three innings. Skipper Sophie Devine and Nat Sciver-Brunt have also been making significant contributions with the bat. Bowling all-rounder Chloe Ainsworth and leg-break bowler Alana King will be key in the bowling department for Perth Scorchers Women.

ST-W VS PS-W Match Details

Particulars Details
Match Sydney Thunders Women vs Perth Scorchers Women, Women's Big Bash League 2023
Venue Cricket Central, Sydney
Date & Time Saturday, November 17, 09:30 AM (IST)
Live Broadcast and Streaming Details Star Sports Network and FanCode

Cricket Central, Sydney Pitch Report

Cricket Central, Sydney typically offers a batter-friendly track, providing consistent bounce conducive to stylish strokeplay. Seam bowlers might find initial support, while spinners could come into play as the game unfolds. Anticipate favourable conditions with a pleasant weather forecast for the match day, showcasing a peak temperature of 26°C. In the shade, it's set to hover around 24°C, complemented by intermittent clouds giving way to sunny spells and a brisk afternoon breeze.

ST-W vs PS-W Head-to-Head Record:

Matches Played 18
Sydney Thunder Women Won 8
Perth Scorchers Women Won 10

Probable Playing XI:

Sydney Thunders Women (ST-W)

Chamari Athapaththu, Tahlia Wilson (wk), Phoebe Litchfield, Heather Knight (c), Marizanne Kapp, Anika Learoyd, Paris Bowdler, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Hannah Darlington, Lauren Smith, Samantha Bates

Perth Scorchers (PS-W)

Chloe Piparo, Beth Mooney (WK), Maddy Darke, Sophie Devine (C), Nat Sciver Brunt, Amy Jones, Amy Edgar, Piepa Cleary, Alana King, Lilly Mills, Taneale Peschel

Probable Best Performers

Probable Best Batter

Chamari Athapaththu (Sydney Thunder)

Chamari Athapaththu has been in good form in the tournament, showing her dangerous potential with some impressive performances. She played a quickfire innings of 43 runs in the last match and will be eager to continue her good form to help her team secure a win.

Alana King (Perth Scorchers)

Alana has been a standout performer in the tournament, taking 15 wickets in 11 matches. Her ability to vary her pace and bowl deceptive leg spin, including well-disguised googlies, makes her a significant threat to the opposition. She would be looking to maintain her good form and contribute to her team's success.

Today's Match Prediction: Sydney Thunder Women to win the Match

Disclaimer: The prediction is based on the author's understanding, analysis, and instinct. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decisions.

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