Sydney Thunder Women vs Melbourne Stars Women Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Predictions for Match 15 of Womens Big Bash League 2022

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Match Preview

Sydney Thunder Women vs Melbourne Stars Women: The 15th match of the Womens Big Bash League 2022 will be played between Sydney Thunder Women and Melbourne Stars Women. The fixture will take place at W.A.C.A. Ground in Perth on 23rd October 2022.

The Thunders have made an upset this season. Being at the bottom, they defeated the table toppers, Perth Scorchers in the 14th match. Tammy Beaumont led the charge in the batting with 77 runs off 59 deliveries. They posted a total of 166 and the Scorchers fell short of 25 runs at the end of 20 overs. This is just the start of the Thunders. They need to go upwards from here.

Meanwhile, Melbourne Stars are having a disappointing season. They are yet to taste victory in this edition of the Womens Big Bash League. The batting orders have failed miserably. The Stars lost the previous game against the defending champions, the Perth Scorchers. Defending 111 runs, the game went to the wire and they lost the game in the last over.

Match Details for Sydney Thunder Women vs Melbourne Stars Women

Series: Womens Big Bash League 2022

Date: 23rd October 2022 (Sunday)

Time: 8:10 AM IST

Venue: W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth

Live Streaming: Sony Sports, Sonyliv

Pitch Report

The previous matches played here have been low-scoring. Hence, this game is likely to follow the same trend. The surface is slow and batting will get tougher as the game progresses. Also, bowling first could be the preferred choice for the skippers.

Probable Playing XI

Sydney Thunders Women

Tammy Beaumont, Phoebe Litchfield, Amy Jones, Rachael Haynes (captain), Tahlia Wilson (wicket-keeper), Sammy-Jo Johnson, Olivia Porter, Lea Tahuhu, Lauren Smith, Belinda Vakarewa, Samantha Bates

Melbourne Stars Women

Lauren Winfield-Hill, Jemimah Rodrigues, Alice Capsey, Annabel Sutherland, Kim Garth, Nicole Faltum (captain/wicket-keeper), Sasha Moloney, Tess Flintoff, Sophie Reid, Rhys McKenna, Sophie Day

Match Predictions for Sydney Thunder Women vs Melbourne Stars Women

Head to head, both teams have played each other 13 times and the Thunders have emerged victorious in 9 of them. On the other hand, the Stars need to improve a lot. They have to go back to the drawing board and come up with a different strategy. Overall, a good match is on the cards, with Sydney Thunders Women emerging as winners.

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