On Monday, October 30, the Hobart Hurricanes will take on Sydney Thunder in the 17th game of the Women’s Big Bash League 2023 at the University of Tasmania Stadium in Launceston. The Hobart Hurricanes and Adelaide Strikers played each other in a prior WBBL match. The match was shortened owing to rain, and the Strikers scored 74-1 in eight overs after being asked to bat first.
Elyse Villani responded with a captain’s knock, scoring an astounding 39 runs off 24 balls at a strike rate of 162.50 to stay undefeated. With her 21 runs at a 233.33 strike rate, Lizelle Lee helped the Hurricanes reach the mark in just seven overs. Conversely, in their prior meeting, the Sydney Thunder Women defeated the Melbourne Renegades Women by eight wickets.
Courtney Webb’s 31-run knock from 30 balls helped the Melbourne Renegades achieve 147-5 in the first innings. Georgia Wareham scored an undefeated 47 runs off of 34 balls to lead the innings. With the assistance of Chamari Athapaththu’s 80 off 54 balls, Sydney Thunder reached 151-2 in just 17.3 overs.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 17, Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Details
Date and Time: October 30, 2023, Monday, 12:40 pm IST
Venue: Aurora Stadium, Launceston
Live Streaming: Fancode
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 17, Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Pitch Report
The tournament’s second game will take place at Launceston’s University of Tasmania Stadium. After scoring 186 runs and limiting the opposition to just 88 runs, the side batting first emerged victorious in the previous game. Records show that the pitch has favoured both departments and that this trend should continue into the game.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 17, Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Weather Report
Launceston residents may anticipate cloudy skies and a 13°C temperature on Monday evening. The probability of precipitation is 14%, the humidity is 62%, and the wind speed is moderate at 29 km/h.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 17, Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Head-to-head Record
Throughout the tournament’s history, the Sydney Thunder have faced the Hobart Hurricanes 15 times, with the latter winning 10 of those encounters. Although the Hurricanes have had a difficult season thus far, Sydney Thunder has won both of its initial games and will enter this match with a lot of confidence.
Prediction: Sydney Thunder to win the match.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 17, Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Probable Xl
Hobart Hurricanes: Lizelle Lee (wk), Elyse Villani (c), Bryony Smith, Heather Graham, Ruth Johnston, Naomi Stalenberg, Tabatha Saville, Hayley Silver-Holmes, Molly Strano, Amy Smith, Shabnim Ismail
Sydney Thunder: Tahlia Wilson (wk), Chamari Athapaththu, Phoebe Litchfield, Heather Knight (c), Marizanne Kapp, Anika Learoyd, Olivia Porter, Claire Moore, Hannah Darlington, Samantha Bates, Ebony Hoskin
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 17, Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Dream11 Prediction
Wicketkeepers: Tahlia Wilson, Lizelle Lee
Batters: Heather Knight, Phoebe Litchfield, Elyse Villani
All-rounders: Chamari Athapaththu (C), Heather Graham, Marizanne Kapp (VC)
Bowlers: Hannah Darlington, Shabnim Ismail, Molly Strano