Melbourne Stars Women will be up against Sydney Thunder Women in the 8th match of ongoing Women’s Big Bash League 2017. The BBL match is about to be played on 12th December at Lavington Sports Oval stadium which is situated in Albury. As per the schedule, the twenty-20 match is going to start at 3:00 AM GMT.
Melbourne Stars Women could not defeat the opponents in the first match. Loosing one game, the team did not earn any point. With a net run rate of -4.300, the team presently holds 8th rank in BBL points table. On other side, Sydney Thunder Women played two matches and managed to win one. Earning 2 points, the team secures 4th rank in point table and its net run rate is -0.114.
Melbourne Stars Women confronted with Sydney Sixers Women in their first match which was played on 9th December at North Sydney Oval stadium in Sydney. Batting first, Sydney Sixers Women scored 242 runs in 20 overs. Melbourne Stars Women failed to chase the huge target and ended up scoring 158 runs in 120 balls.
Sydney Thunder Women played its first match against Melbourne Renegades Women on 9th December. Batting first, Sydney Thunder Women scored 200 runs in 20 overs. Melbourne Renegades Women failed to to chase the target of 201 runs and ended up scoring 189 runs in 120 balls.
Playing 2nd match against Sydney Sixers Women, Sydney Thunder Women could not manage to achieve success and lost the game. Batting first, Sydney Thunder Women scored 142 runs in 20 overs. Chasing the target successfully, Sydney Sixers Women scored 146 runs and registered victory in the match.
Victory in the eighth match of WBBL 2017 is needful for Melbourne Stars Women as Sydney Thunder Women. The later will boost its rank in points table only if it succeeds in winning the match. Melbourne Stars Women too needs to register win in this match so as to improve its rank in BBL standings.