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WBBL Match 55 Preview- Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers

by  Neel Ashar  •  Last updated on 2020-11-21 12:43:19

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Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Stars are in for a showdown at the North Sydney Oval on 22nd November, Sunday from 8:15 A.M. IST. This match will determine the fate of Sydney Sixers. Melbourne Stars is all set to feature in the semi-finals as no team can get past their current tally of 19 points. If Melbourne Stars wins, it does not make a heck lot of difference to them. However, if SS loses, their fate lies in the hands of other teams' results. Can Perry's pink army seal a spot in the knockouts?

Match Preview

Venue: North Sydney Oval, Sydney

Date: 22nd November 2020

Time: 8:15 A..M. IST

The Pitch Report

The pitch is expected to be placid. It might hold up a fraction for the tweakers. Batsmen will be able to hit through the line once they gauge the pitch properly. Bowlers need to resort to pace variations for picking up wickets on this surface. Expect class batsmen to put on a show. 

Weather Forecast

The weather is expected to be pleasant in Sydney. There is a meagre 11 per cent chance for rain. Temperatures will soar as high as 25 Degrees and dip as low as 16 Degree Celsius. The relative humidity is predicted to be 53 per cent. Also, winds will blow from the North-East direction to the South-West at a maximum speed of 31 kilometres per hour. 

Predicted Match XIs

Sydney Sixers Women: Alyssa Healy (wk), Ellyse Perry (c), Dane van Niekerk, Marizanne Kapp, Erin Burns, Ashleigh Gardner, Angela Reakes, Jodie Hicks, Stella Campbell, Sarah Aley, Lisa Griffith

Melbourne Stars Women: Meg Lanning (c), Elyse Villani, Mignon du Preez, Nat Sciver, Annabel Sutherland, Anna Lanning, Anna King, Sophie Day, Nicole Faltum (wk), Tess Flintoff, Katherine Brunt