SYTW vs ADSW Match Preview

The Sydney Thunder team is being led by Heather Knight this year. The team ended their losing streak after a convincing 9-wicket victory over Perth Scorchers Women. Knight will be expecting her team to repeat this performance as the Adelaide outfit is in good nick and can make things difficult for them. Chamari Athapaththu played a super innings against Perth. Together with Phoebe Litchfield she will try and repeat the performance. The Sydney Thunder middle order will be in the hands of Marizanne Kapp and Tahlia Wilson.

Athapaththu and Marizanne Kapp need to pick up early wickets in the match against Adelaide Strikers Women. The Adelaide batters will come out hard against the Sydney bowlers. Lauren Smith, Samantha Bates, and Lauren Smith need to bowl well, especially in the middle overs. The supporting role in the bowling department will be provided by the likes of Sammy Jo Johnson and Knight. Some of these bowlers together with Olivia Porter and Anika Learoyd will have to perform with the bat as well.

The Adelaide Strikers Women put up a solid performance against Sydney Sixers Women in their last encounter winning it by a margin of 7 wickets. This victory has propelled them to second position in the points tally. They will keep on developing the momentum and try to improve their position in the points table further. In one of the earlier games in the competition, they beat Sydney Thunder Women. Katie Mack has done an excellent job with the bat for Adelaide Strikers Women. She will look to develop the inning right up front.

The Adelaide middle order will be in the hands of the likes of McGrath, Bridget Patterson, Georgia Adams, Amanda Jade Wellington, Danielle Gibson, and Madeline Penna. The pick of the bowlers for Adelaide has been Megan Schutt. She has bowled with a lot of heart and will share the new ball with Danelle Gibson. The middle overs will be handled by Amanda Jade Wellington and Anesu Mushangwe. The Adelaide team will also expect some useful contributions from the likes of Jemma Barsby and McGrath.

Weather Report

We are likely to get sunny weather during this game at the Sydney venue. There might be some cloud cover while this game is played. There are no chances of getting rainfall during the game though. The temperatures during this game will remain close to 22 degrees.

Pitch Report

This Sydney pitch might offer some help to the spinners later on in the game. The seamers will have to be precise with their line or they might go for a lot of runs. Although it looks like a batting track, the average runs scored in the first innings are close to 110 runs.

Notable stats

Lauren Smith has a terrific strike rate with the ball in recent matches for Sydney Thunder.

Lauren Smith has picked up 7 victims in her last 5 games for Sydney Thunder with a strike rate of 9.42.

Chamari Athapaththu has a great strike rate to average combination in recent games.

Chamari Athapaththu in her last 10 games has scored runs with an average of 49.88 and a strike rate of 136.17.

Team News

There appear to be no injury updates available for the teams participating in this contest. So, we assume the entire sides to be up for selection in this contest.

SYTW vs ADSW Probable 11

SYTW Playing 11

  • Heather Knight (C)
  • Tahlia Wilson (Wk)
  • Chamari Athapaththu
  • Phoebe Litchfield
  • Marizanne Kapp
  • Anika Learoyd
  • Olivia Porter
  • Sammy-Jo Johnson
  • Hannah Darlington
  • Samantha Bates
  • Lauren Smith

ADSW Playing 11

  • Tahlia McGrath (C)
  • Katie Mack
  • Laura Wolvaardt
  • Bridget Patterson (Wk)
  • Madeline Penna
  • Danielle Gibson
  • Georgia Adams
  • Amanda-Jade Wellington
  • Jemma Barsby
  • Megan Schutt
  • Anesu Mushangwe
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

Both these teams have fared well in the competition so far. Adelaide Strikers women have scored 16 points thus far and they are in second position in the points table. Sydney Thunder Women have scored 15 points from 11 matches and are in 3rd position. Although the Sydney team is playing in home conditions, the Adelaide Strikers are on a roll at the moment. We will bet with the Adelaide Strikers to win this encounter.

Top Picks

Hannah Darlington: Hannah Darlington has picked up 17 wickets from her last 10 matches with a strike rate of 12.

Chamari Athapaththu: Athapaththu has scored 399 runs in her last 10 appearances for Sydney Thunder Women with an average of 49.88 and a strike rate of 136.17.

Amanda Jade Wellington: Amanda Jade Wellington has picked up 13 scalps from her last 10 contests for Adelaide Strikers Women with a strike rate of 15.23.

Katie Mack: Katie Mack is playing well at the moment for Adelaide Strikers Women. She has scored 315 runs in her last 10 games.

SYTW vs ADSW Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: B Patterson , T Wilson

Batters: H Knight, L Wolvaardt, K Mack, P Litchfield

All-rounders: C Athapaththu (C), M Kapp, T McGrath (VC)

Bowlers: M Scutt, A Wellington

SYTW vs ADSW Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction