In the current Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Melbourne Stars and Sydney Thunder will square off in Match 23. On Saturday, November 4, the game will take place at Casey Fields No. 4 in Melbourne.
The Thunder recently defeated Melbourne Renegades by 37 runs, while the Stars are coming off a six-wicket loss to the Hobart Hurricanes. As of right now, the Thunder are in third place in the standings, and the Stars are in sixth.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 23, Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder – Match Details
Date and Time: November 4, 2023, Saturday, 09:30 AM IST
Venue: Casey Fields No. 4, Melbourne
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and FanCode
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 23, Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder – Pitch Report
Melbourne’s Casey Fields No. 4 has a well-balanced pitch. At this location, first innings have averaged 120 runs over the last six encounters. Since the pursuing team has won the majority of games played on this field, the team that wins the toss may elect to bowl first.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 23, Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder – Weather Report
On the day of the match, Cranbourne East, Australia will have a temperature of approximately 22 degrees Celsius, 59% humidity, and very little possibility of rain.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 23, Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder – Probable Playing Xl
Melbourne Stars: Alice Capsey, Meg Lanning (c), Sophia Dunkley, Nicole Faltum (wk), Annabel Sutherland, Maia Bouchier, Sasha Moloney, Kim Garth, Sophie Reid, Rhys McKenna, Sophie Day
Sydney Thunder: Phoebe Litchfield, Tahlia Wilson (wk), Chamari Athapaththu, Anika Learoyd, Heather Knight (c), Marizanne Kapp, Hannah Darlington, Olivia Porter, Claire Moore, Samantha Bates, Ebony Hoskin
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 23, Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder – Head-to-Head Records
Melbourne Stars have triumphed ten times in their last nineteen meetings against Sydney Thunder, while the latter has only nine times. Melbourne Stars intend to increase the gap in the upcoming match.
Prediction: Melbourne Stars to win the match.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 23, Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder – Key Players
Alice Capsey: The Melbourne Stars’ leading run scorer, Alice Capsey, with 123 runs at a strike rate of 112. She has hit 11 fours and 3 sixes. Additionally, Annabel Sutherland has scored 98 runs with a 136-strike rate.
Annabel Sutherland: The Melbourne Stars’ best bowler, Annabel Sutherland, has taken nine wickets at an economy rate of 7.53 and an average of 14.
Heather Knight: Knight struck an unbeaten 52 off 31 deliveries in Thunder’s earlier game against the Melbourne Renegades, which included seven boundaries and one maximum. To aid her team’s victory in the forthcoming game, the skipper is anticipated to display her batting prowess.
Chamari Atapattu: The Sydney Thunder’s top bowler, Chamari Atapattu, has taken four wickets at an economy rate of 6.45 and an average of 17.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 23, Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder – Dream 11 Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Tahlia Wilson
Batters: Meg Lanning, Sophia Dunkley, Phoebe Litchfield, Heather Knight
Allrounders: Chamari Athapaththu, Marizanne Kapp, Annabel Sutherland, Alice Capsey, Kim Garth
Bowlers: Sophie Day