The WBBL 08 Remaining has arrived, and fittingly the perfect two groups of the common season will play off for the title.
Due to computerized qualification, Sydney Sixers have had the week to organize for this big conflict after topping the ladder. Adelaide Strikers booked their spot with a final gasp win over Brisbane final night time, so that they can even journey to Sydney filled with confidence.
Josh Nevett takes an in depth have a look at the competition along with his free WBBL preview and cricket betting suggestions beneath.
Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers T20 Preview & Betting Suggestions
North Sydney Oval, Sydney, Saturday November 26th, 5:20pm (AEDT)
Sydney Sixers: Ellyse Perry, Jade Allen, Nicole Bolton, Maitlan Brown, Erin Burns, Stella Campbell, Lauren Cheatle, Sophie Ecclestone, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Emma Hughes, Matilda Lugg, Claire Moore, Angela Reakes, Suzie Bates, Kate Peterson, Angelina Genford
Adelaide Strikers: Tahlia McGrath, Gemma Barsby, Darcie Brown, Meagan Dixon, Deandra Dottin, Katie Mack, Tegan McPharlin, Anesu Mushangwe, Annie O’Neil, Bridget Patterson, Madeline Penna, Megan Schutt, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Ella Wilson, Laura Wolvaardt
The 2 finest groups on the most important stage… that is set to be a cracking contest.
Whereas Adelaide have carried out effectively, Sydney have clearly been the crew of the event to this point.
The Sixers completed six factors clear on the high of the desk, and have a line-up completely stacked with star energy.
Ashleigh Gardner has led the cost, tallying 339 runs (sixth most within the competitors) and 23 wickets (third most within the competitors). Her rounded skillset has overwhelmed opponents and positioned the Sixers as one of many powerhouse batting items of the WBBL.
Talking of gun all-rounders, Ellyse Perry has additionally starred on this marketing campaign, gathering 375 runs (fourth finest) and 6 wickets.
Gardner and Healy are definitely a devastating mixture, however then you need to add in Alyssa Healy (329 runs) and Sophie Ecclestone (18 wickets). It’s clear to see how Sydney have been so dominant.
Nonetheless, you can not underestimate Adelaide. The Strikers bought over the road by six wickets with two balls to spare on Thursday night time, because of some disciplined bowling and mature batting performances.
Megan Schutt took three wickets as Brisbane had been restricted to eight/154, earlier than Adelaide’s finest hitters saved the day when the sport was slipping out of attain. Deandra Dottin (39 off 21) and Bridget Patterson (45* off 26) had been the heroes, whereas Madeline Penna overcame earlier heartbreak to hit the successful runs.
It was a gutsy efficiency, particularly since season standouts Katie Mack and Amanda-Jade Wellington had been subdued.
Regardless of this, Sydney are deserved scorching favourites. The Sixers have extra top-end expertise, precisely what you want in a high-pressure ultimate, and they are going to be raring to go in entrance of a vocal residence crowd at North Sydney Oval.
Again the hosts right here.
Sydney Sixers to win
It’s all within the identify. Jokes apart, Sydney have hit probably the most sixes in WBBL 08 (42), a whopping 12 greater than Adelaide. In a recreation that I count on Sydney to win, they need to have the ability to clear the boundary extra usually than their South Australian rivals.
Perry is a participant who lives for the massive stage and her expertise will likely be important right here. The star worldwide all-rounder can affect a recreation in some ways, as proven by her most up-to-date outing towards the Hurricanes the place she took 2/16 and hit 56*. As such, she’s an incredible decide for finest participant honours.