WBBL 2020 MLSW vs PRSW Semi-final Preview: At the business end of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL 2020), the knockout stage of the 2020 edition of the tournament is all set to schedule tonight. The first of the two semi-finals features the Melbourne Stars and the Perth Scorchers in which the Table-toppers Melbourne Stars Women will take on Perth Scorchers Women in the 1st semi-final of WBBL 2020 at North Sydney Oval, Sydney. The match is scheduled to start at 1:40 PM IST. Take a look at the MLSW vs PRSW match preview, pitch report, playing 11 updates, and live-streaming details as below.
Melbourne Stars led by Meg Lanning, who have qualified for the finals for the first time in WBBL history, finished top of the table with 19 points from 14 league matches. The Scorchers, on the other hand, have struggled their way to the top-four finish in the WBBL 2020. So, it seems to be a cracker contest for the viewers between the two most consistent sides which set to be kicking off tonight in Sydney.
Despite a loss in their final league game against the Sydney Sixers Women, the Stars have a settled lineup with a lot of experience at the top-order, and once again the Sixers have been heavily reliant on their batting unit throughout the tournament.
On the other hand, The Perth Scorchers Women have one of the most formidable opening orders in WBBL 2020 in the likes of Sophie Devine and Beth Mooney. The duo has managed to shoulder the responsibility of scoring runs on consistent bases for the team in the WBBL this season.
MLSW vs PRSW, 1st Semi-Final
Day and Date - Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Venue - North Sydney Oval, Sydney
Timing - 1:40 PM IST
Live Streaming - Sony Six and Sony Six HD
North Sydney Oval's pitch is a little bit slow as the match will be progressed. The outfield is also on the heavier side but overall the conditions still remain in favor of the batsmen. The wicket plays slightly better under the lights in the second inning, with the ball nicely coming on to the bat, helping teams chase down massive totals. The Average score at this venue will be around 140-150 runs.
As the weather is expected to be nice and pleasant with the soon looming around, no chance of rainfall. The average temperature will be around 20-22 degrees Celsius.
Melbourne Stars Women: Meg Lanning(Captain), Elyse Villani, Mignon du Preez, Natalie Sciver, Annabel Sutherland, Tess Flintoff, Alana King, Nicole Faltum(Wicket-keeper), Sophie Day, Anna Lanning, Katherine Brunt
Perth Scorchers Women: Sophie Devine (Captain), Beth Mooney(Wicket-keeper), Chloe Piparo, Heather Graham, Samantha Betts, Nicole Bolton, Mathilda Carmichael, Piepa Cleary, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Taneale Peschel