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The two bottom places teams of the WBBL are going to be taking on each other in this match. The Adelaide Strikers women and Brisbane Heat women have been extremely poor in the WBBL this season. The Adelaide Strikers have won two matches from the ten they have played this season while the Hobart Hurricanes have won two from their eleven.
This clash between them could go a long way towards determining which team avoids the wooden spoon in the Women’s Big Bash League this season.
The Adelaide Strikers women’s team has been a major disappointment. They have refused to improve or evolve as the season has progressed and that shows a lack of drive. Every WBBL side in the tournament has one or two exceptional players around which the rest of the players play. The Adelaide Strikers women have that too in the form of Sophie Devine and Suzie Bates.
Both these stars of women’s international cricket have not been able to perform consistently and neither have the players around them risen to the occasion. The entire season has been one of waiting for Bates and Devine to do the job for the side.
The tragic part os that both these players are talented enough to win the match on their own. In fact, when they do have a good match, the Adelaide Strikers appear to be very competitive but on other times, the team has been just shambolic.
This match against the Hobart Hurricanes women gives another opportunity for the Adelaide Strikers players to rise to the occasion. The Strikers are going to be up against a weak bowling attack so there is a good likelihood that one of their two big players will deliver.
Megan Schutt, who leads the bowling attack for both Australia and the Adelaide Strikers, will also be hoping to get good reward for her efforts as the Hurricanes batting has been very brittle in this season of the WBBL.
Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine, B Patterson, T McGrath, Amanda Wellington, T McPharlin, Megan Schutt, S Betts, S Coyte, Danielle Hazell, A Price.
The Hobart Hurricanes women finished last WBBL season at the bottom of the table and this is where they are right now. The side has looked a step removed from all of its competitors and been pretty poor except for small patches when a couple of batters have stood up.
Once again, The Hobart Hurricanes women are not a side without talent. They have the likes of Smriti Mandhana, Heather Knight, and Fazackerley in their side but neither of these players has been in good form.
The talent pool for most of the teams is thin when it comes to the WBBL. Every side needs its best players to stand up and deliver because the fallback options are not too good. A couple of players going through a bad patch can affect the outcome of the entire side’s tournament.
That is exactly what is happening with the Hobart Hurricanes women.
They need to somehow find a way for the top order to start scoring runs so that can pick up some wins in the dying stages of the tournament.
The bowling for the Hobart Hurricanes is nothing special but we don’t believe bowlers have won too many matches for their sides in the WBBL. It comes down to whichever team can score the most runs because bowling attacks are very similar across the board.
Maloney picked up three wickets in her last match and could be one of the players to watch out for.
Smriti Mandhana, Erin Fazackerley, Stefanie Daffara, Heather Knight, Corinne Hall, Georgia Redmayne, Sasha Moloney, Veronica Pyke, Brooke Hepburn, Katelyn Fryett, Alex Hartley.
The team winning the toss is expected to bat first
This WBBL match between the Adelaide Strikers women and the Hobart Hurricanes women is going to be played at the Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide. The weather forecast for Adelaide is pretty good on match day and we should get a full match in without any trouble.
The batting conditions are a little tough with the slower bowlers expected to dominate. A score of around 130 should be very difficult to chase down.
Both sides have been in pretty poor form and are dependent on just a few players. We feel, however, that the Adelaide Strikers are a better side than the Hobart Hurricanes and shod be able to win this match. They have also beaten the Hobart Hurricanes in their three last completed WBBL matches.
Back the Adelaide Strikers to win.