Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Thunder will square off in the Women’s Big Bash League 2023’s 19th match on November 1 at Junction Oval in Melbourne.
With three defeats and one win thus far in this competition, Melbourne Renegades Women have underperformed. In their prior meeting, Sydney Sixers Women narrowly prevailed by a margin of six runs.
After losing seven wickets, the Sixers issued a challenge to them with a target of 164 runs. With her 43(24), Tammy Beaumont got things going, supported by Georgia Wareham’s 30 and Sarah Coyte’s rapid-fire hit of 21(10). Their third defeat in the competition came as a result of their six-run shortfall.
Sydney Thunder, meanwhile, defeated the Sixers and Renegades in two straight games. But in the preceding game, the Hobart Hurricanes ended their winning streak and triumphed by a score of 24 runs. With 68 runs, Phoebe Litchfield led the Sydney Thunder in scoring.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 19, Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Match Details
Date and Time: November 1, 2023, Tuesday, 9:40 am IST
Venue: Junction Oval, Melbourne
Live Streaming: Fancode
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 19, Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Pitch Report
Melbourne’s Junction Oval provides a very balanced ground. Early in the game, batsmen usually have the upper hand, but bowlers also have an impact. In the last five meetings, the side batting first has prevailed four times.
At this location, the first innings score has often ranged from 160 to 165 runs. With the circumstances favourable, the victor of the toss will almost certainly choose to bat first.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 19, Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Weather Report
It is going to be a nice afternoon in Melbourne, with a comfortable 16°C, partly cloudy skies, and no chance of rain.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 19, Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Head-to-head Record
Sydney Thunder Women and Melbourne Renegades Women are fierce rivals with a close head-to-head record—Thunder has won seven times versus Renegades’ nine wins.
Nevertheless, Thunder defeated Renegades in the rematch this season. Hence, the odds might go either way, although history leans just a little bit in the Renegades’ favour.
Prediction: Perth Scorchers to win the match.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 19, Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Probable Xl
Melbourne Renegades: Hayley Matthews (c), Tammy Beaumont, Josephine Dooley (wk), Harmanpreet Kaur, Jess Duffin, Georgia Wareham, Erica Kershaw, Georgia Prestwidge, Sarah Coyte, Ella Hayward, Sara Kennedy
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 19, Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Dream11 Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Josie Dooley, Tahlia Wilson
Batters: Heather Knight, Tammy Beaumont, Harmanpreet Kaur, Phoebe Litchfield
All-rounders: Chamari Athapaththu, Hayley Matthews, Marizanne Kapp
Bowlers: Sarah Coyte, Lauren Bell