Date and Day: November 15, 2019, Friday
Match 33: Sydney Sixer Women vs Sydney Thunder Women
Time: 1:40 P.M IST/ 7:10 P.M local time
Venue: Drummoyne Oval, Sydney
Sydney Sixer women’s team will play Sydney Thunder Women’s Team on Friday at Drummoyne Oval, Sydney. The inaugural match of this seasons’ WBBL was played between them and Sixers dominated thunder and emerged as winners. Both the teams are trying to do their best in this edition with consistently maintaining their spots in top 4 to get into qualification. With Sydney Sixers already clinching the title a couple of times in the past, they will be dedicated to get this one too, whereas thunders are doing good and would like to be top runners to grab the title this year.
Sydney Sixers are in good position with a lot of psychological advantage over their opponents, with being on number 2 while playing 7 games and losing only a couple of them, have grabbed 10 points in their account.
Sydney Thunders are no less but have been a bit inconsistent in the tournament. Thunders have won 3 matches out of 8 they have played while one of their encounters concluded in no result scenario. They are placed at number 4 at points table with 9 points in hand.
Weather and Pitch Report
The forecast shows the day would be, hence team winning the toss would like to field first, as chasing is always an advantage on the pitches of Australia.
In the last 5 encounters between these two, the encounters always have been neck to neck, Three games have been won by the Sydney Sixers and a couple of games were won by Sydney Thunders.
Played-5, SSW-3 , STW-2
Sydney Sixer Women’s Squad:
Sarah Aley, Alisha Bates, Erin Burns, Stella Campbell, Lauren Cheatle, Maddy Darke, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jodie Hicks, Emma Hughes, Marizanne Kapp, Ellyse Perry, Hayley Silver-Holmes, Dane van Niekerk, Lauren Smith.
Probable playing XI:
Alyssa Healy (wk), Ellyse Perry (c), Ashleigh Gardner, Erin Burns, Dane van Niekerk, Marizanne Kapp, Molly Darke, Sarah Aley, Hayley Silver-Holmes, Stella Campbell, Lauren Smith
Sydney Thunder Women’s Squad:
Rachel Priest (wk), Naomi Stalenberg, Rachael Haynes (C), Alex Blackwell, Phoebe Litchfield, Nida Dar, Hannah Darlington, Rene Farrell, Lisa Griffith, Samantha Bates, Shabnim Ismail, Rachel Trenaman, Saskia Horley, Tahlia Wilson.
Probable Playing XI:
Naomi Stalenberg, Rachel Priest (WK), Rachel Haynes (C), Alex Blackwell, Phoebe Litchfield, Nida Dar, Hannah Darlington, Rene Farrell, Samantha Bates, Shabnim Ismail, Lisa Griffith.
With the past records and statistics, any team could emerge victorious but Sixers have more benefit as they won the first encounter of this edition against them, hence carry a psychological advantage and also they are in better position comparatively.
Alyssa Healy, Ellyse Perry, Ashleigh Gardner, Rachel Haynes, Alex Blackwell, Naomi Stalenberg, Nida Dar, Hannah Darlington, Rene Farrell, Marizanne Kapp, Molly Darke.