The 11th match of the Women’s Big Bash League 2023 will take place between Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Renegades at Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney on Thursday, October 26. Sydney Thunder won their first game against Sydney Sixers by a score of 42 runs, and they are coming into this match riding high. They set a 191-run goal for the Sixers with two impressive half-centuries from Chamari Athapaththu and Phoebe Litchfield and Tahlia Wilson’s 33.
Athapaththu and captain Heather Knight took three wickets apiece, demonstrating their bowling power. With his two wickets, Sammy-Jo Johnson also helped to restrict the opposition to 148-9. In contrast, the Melbourne Renegades lost their opening-round match against the Brisbane Heat by a score of six runs. But they pulled off a strong recovery against Adelaide Strikers the next day, winning by a commanding 81 runs.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 11, Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades Match Details
Date and Time: October 26, 2023, Thursday, 9:00 am IST
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Live Streaming: Fancode
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 11, Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades Pitch Report
Sydney Cricket Ground is well known for its ideal batting conditions, particularly when it comes to the role that spinners play. The pitch has very little bounce, which gives batters a good experience. Teams usually like batting on this surface, with first innings typically scoring about 160 runs.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 11, Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades Weather Report
Thursday is expected to be mostly cloudy in Sydney with highs of 17°C, minimal possibility of precipitation, 48% humidity, and 39 km/h wind speed.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 11, Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades Head-to-head Record
In their 16 head-to-head meetings with Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Thunder have won nine of them. Nonetheless, the Renegades have proven their superiority by winning the last four games in a row. Even though both teams are coming off victories, the Renegades are the favourites since they seem more confident going into the match.
Prediction: Melbourne Renegades to win the match.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 11, Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades Probable Xl
Sydney Thunder: Chamari Athapaththu, Tahlia Wilson (wk), Phoebe Litchfield, Heather Knight (c), Anika Learoyd, Olivia Porter, Claire Moore, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Hannah Darlington, Lauren Bell, Samantha Bates
Melbourne Renegades: Hayley Matthews (c), Tammy Beaumont, Sarah Coyte, Josephine Dooley (wk), Jess Duffin, Ella Hayward, Harmanpreet Kaur, Erica Kershaw, Georgia Prestwidge, Georgia Wareham, Courtney Webb
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 11, Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades Dream11 Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Tahlia Wilson, Josie Dooley
Batters: Heather Knight, Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Tammy Beaumont, Phoebe Litchfield
All-rounders: Chamari Athapaththu (VC), Hayley Matthews
Bowlers: Sarah Coyte, Lauren Bell, Georgia Wareham