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Adelaide Strikers Women vs. Sydney Thunder Women Prediction and Betting Tips

Women BBL 2020 Match 50: ADSW vs. SYTW – Sat, 21st November

Women BBL 2020 Match Prediction

The Match 50th of the ongoing Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL 2020) pits Adelaide Strikers Women against Sydney Thunder Women at the Drummoyne Oval in Sydney. It is the second match of the quadruple header Saturday.

The last time these two teams played against each other this season, the Sydney Thunder agreeably thrashed the Adelaide Strikers by 58 runs. Heather Knight’s cameo took her team to a mammoth total of 190, making it out of reach for the Strikers. Our Women’s BBL Match Prediction predicts that SYTW will win this match on the 21st.

Team Preview

Both these teams come into this game after a loss. Eyeing to secure a position in the top four spots to enter the playoffs, both these teams will be looking to back their strengths and come back stronger for a win.

Sydney Thunder has fared better than their rivals, winning five of their ten completed games in WBBL 2020 so far. They come into this game on the back of a loss after a stunning win over Melbourne Renegades, where Heather Knight smashed a whirlwind fifty. Allrounders Sammy-Jo Johnson and Phoebe Litchfield have been incredible in wither departments. Chipping in with bat and ball just at the right times. They will want their captain Rachel Haynes along with Heather Knight to fire sooner than later.

Strikers are well on course for a playoff finish, with five wins in eleven games. But they seem wounded with the loss of Suzie Bates to a season-ending shoulder injury. Despite this loss, the Strikers have rallied well under the leadership of Captain Megan Schutt, who has led by example with the ball in hand. They have fought hard for every win clinched this season. Their all-rounders have made sizeable contributions, which help them look good for another win.

Although both teams look identical on paper, the Thunder might fancy their chances of winning given the Strikers’ woeful run of form in WBBL 2020. However, with the plethora of talent at their disposal, the Strikers could soon turn around their season. Nevertheless, we should be in for another entertaining WBBL game, with both sides looking to go all out for a Saturday win.

The venue, Pitch Report, and Toss Prediction:

With this being the second WBBL 2020 game of the day at this venue, the pitch could be on the sluggish side. The batters will be wary of the spin bowlers who might want to exploit the used pitch conditions. Generally, the wicket at Drummoyne Oval has witnessed decent scores; the teams will hence look to score big. Our Women’s BBL Match Prediction predicts that teams will opt to the ball first on winning the toss. Therefore, toss will be critical.

Key Players to watch:

  • Captain Megan Schutt and Laura Wolvaardt of the Adelaide Strikers Women and Heather Knight and Rachael Haynes of the Sydney Thunder Women will be key players to watch out for in this match.