In the 40th match of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) 2023, Adelaide Strikers clashed with Sydney Thunder at the Karen Rolton Oval. The toss favored Adelaide Strikers, who elected to bowl first.
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Sydney Thunder Innings
The Sydney Thunder faced a challenging bowling attack from Adelaide Strikers. Chamari Athapaththu played a significant knock of 43 runs, while Marizanne Kapp added 27 runs.
Anesu Mushangwe and Megan Schutt from Adelaide Strikers’ bowling lineup secured crucial wickets, limiting Sydney Thunder Women to 118/6.
Adelaide Strikers Innings
In response, Adelaide Strikers displayed a solid batting performance. Katie Mack contributed 26 runs, while Laura Wolvaardt played a pivotal role with an impressive 47 runs. Bridget Patterson added 36 runs, guiding the team to victory. The bowlers from Sydney Thunder, especially Lauren Smith, tried to defend the total by taking three wickets, but Adelaide Strikers achieved the target with 13 balls to spare.
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Adelaide Strikers won the match by 6 wickets.
— WomenCricket.com (@WomenCricketHQ) November 15, 2023
Player of the Match
Laura Wolvaardt’s impactful batting performance earned her the Player of the Match award.
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