The Women’s Big Bash League 2023 (WBBL 2023) eighth game between the Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers will take place at Melbourne’s Junction Oval on Tuesday, October 24.
The Melbourne Stars defeated the Sydney Sixers by a slim margin of two runs in their opening game to begin their WBBL campaign. But they lost to Adelaide Strikers by an overwhelming margin of 148 runs as well. In their previous match, the Adelaide Strikers lost by 81 runs against the Melbourne Renegades. With a Net Run Rate (NRR) of +1.675, they hold the fourth spot in the points table. The Melbourne Stars, on the other hand, have an NRR of -3.650 and are ranked sixth.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 8, Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers Match Details
Date and Time: October 24, 2023, Sunday, 9:00 am IST
Venue: Junction Oval, Melbourne
Live Streaming: Fancode
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 8, Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers Pitch Report
Junction Oval in Melbourne has a balanced pitch that helps spinners and hitters alike. In the early exchanges, batters can score a lot, but as the game progresses, bowlers move more frequently. Notably, the past two games played in the stadium have been won by the team batting first.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers Weather Report
Up to 24°C in temperature is predicted, along with a moderate 27% humidity level and no danger of precipitation. The wind speed of 31 km/h is predicted to accompany cloudy skies, making for comfortable gaming conditions.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 8, Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers Head-to-head Record
With eight wins between the two sides, their head-to-head record is evenly matched. Renegades to play against the Strikers, who began the season strongly, despite their dismal WBBL record. The Strikers probably have the advantage because they have won three of the last five meetings.
Prediction: Adelaide Strikers to win the match.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 8, Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers Probable Xl
Melbourne Stars: Meg Lanning (c), Sophia Dunkley, Alice Capsey, Annabel Sutherland, Maia Bouchier, Nicole Faltum (wk), Kim Garth, Sasha Moloney, Rhys McKenna, Sophie Day, Milly Illingworth
Adelaide Strikers: Katie Mack, Laura Wolvaardt, Tahlia McGrath (c), Bridget Patterson (wk), Madeline Penna, Danielle Gibson, Georgia Adams, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Jemma Barsby, Megan Schutt, Anesu Mushangwe
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 8, Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers Dream11 Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Bridget Patterson
Batters: Meg Lanning, Sophia Dunkley, Laura Wolvaardt
All-rounders: Kim Garth, Annabel Sutherland (C), Tahlia McGrath (VC), Alice Capsey
Bowlers: Megan Schutt, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Sophie Day