After registering their victory in their first match of the tournament, Melbourne Stars Women will lock horns with Adelaide Strikers Women in the 4th match of the ongoing Women’s Big Bash League on Saturday at Karen Rolton Oval. In their previous match, Melbourne Stars Women had registered a narrow 2-run win in which Meg Lanning had smashed her half-century to help the team get (165) total in (20) overs. Defending their total, Melbourne Stars had restricted Sydney Sixers Women to (163). Annabel Sutherland had shone with the ball with her four wickets. For Adelaide Strikers, this will be their first match of the tournament as they would hope to have a great start to their campaign in the WBBL 2023. Laura Wolvaardt, Tahlia McGrath, Darcie Brown and Georgia Adams will be crucial for Adelaide Strikers Women. In their last five outings, Melbourne Stars Women have beaten Adelaide Strikers Women on four occasions.
Melbourne Stars Women Probable XI: Meg Lanning (c), Sophia Dunkley, Alice Capsey, Annabel Sutherland, Maia Bouchier, Nicole Faltum (wk), Kim Garth, Sasha Moloney, Rhys McKenna, Sophie Day, Milly Illingworth
Adelaide Strikers Women Probable XI: Georgia Adams (c) Laura Wolvaardt, Katie Mack, Tahlia McGrath, Ella Wilson (wk) Bridget Patterson, Madeline Penna, Darcie Brown, Jemma Barsby, Amanda Wellington, Megan Schutt