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WBBL 2022 Predictions and Betting Tips

Everything you need to know about the 8th edition of the Womens Big Bash League 2022, starting from 13 Oct 2022 - from team previews, squads and latest news to betting tips & odds. Find out who will win WBBL today match predictions.

Who will win Women Big Bash League 2022

Women’s Big Bash League is Australia's domestic T20 league featuring Women franchises. This is the 7th edition of the WBBL, which was started in 2015-16. Currently, 8 teams participate in the league and the first team to win the WBBL was Sydney Thunder.

The WBBL league replaced the previous version Women’s Twenty20 Cup which was started in 2007-8 and had its last season in 2014-15.

The league is divided into 8 teams, each one representing a different Australian city, just like the Men’s Big Bash League. This league is quite popular in the Women’s cricket world and certainly more in Australia. Many international women cricketers are part of the WBBL squads.

Women’s Big Bash League teams:

  • Adelaide Strikers
  • Southern Punjab
  • Hobart Hurricanes
  • Melbourne Renegades
  • Melbourne Stars
  • Perth Scorchers
  • Sydney Sixers
  • Sydney Thunder

The most successful teams from these 8 are Brisbane Heat, Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder who have won two titles each. Among these three, Sixers is the most successful team as they have been a part of four finals. Sydney Thunder are the reigning champions as they won the last edition of WBBL in 2020-2021.

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WBBL 2022 Prediction

2020 result: Sixth

Captain: Suzie Bates

Overseas players: Dane Van Niekerk (RSA), Laura Wolvaardt (RSA)

Adelaide Strikers didn’t have a good season in their last WBBL outing as they stood sixth on the points table after finishing at the runner-up spot in the 2019 edition.

The absence of Sophie Devine was definitely felt.

Players who have been signed and re-signed in the Strikers - Katie Mack, Maddie Penna, Laura Wolvaardt, Sarah Coyte, Tahlia McGrath, Dané Van Niekerk, Annie O’Neil.

Adelaide Strikers Team Squad

Darcie Brown, Tahlia McGrath, Megan Schutt, Dane van Niekerk (SA), Laura Wolvaardt (SA), Jemma Barsby, Nell Bryson-Smith, Sarah Coyte, Meagan Dixon, Katie Mack, Tegan McPharlin, Bridget Patterson, Maddie Penna, Annie O'Neil, Amanda-Jade Wellington

Adelaide Strikers WBBL 2021 odds

Adelaide Strikers are 11.00 to win the Women’s Big Bash League with Bet365 and 11.00 with Betway

2020 result: Semi finalists

Captain: Jess Jonassen

Overseas players: Anneke Bosch (RSA), Nadine de Klerk (RSA), Poonam Yadav (India)

Brisbane Heat won two consecutive WBBL trophies and could almost win the 3rd one but were knocked out in the semi finals in the last season.

The franchise is certainly feeling the void left by Beth Mooney.

Skipper Jess Jonassen looked in good form last season, taking 17 wickets in 14 matches.

Players who have been signed and re-signed - Anneke Bosch, Nadine de Klerk

Brisbane Heat Team Squad

Jess Jonassen (c), Anneke Bosch, Nadine de Klerk, Poonam Yadav, Zoe Cooke, Nicola Hancock, Grace Harris, Laura Kimmince, Mikayla Hinkley, Charli Knott, Georgia Prestwidge, Georgia Redmayne, Courtney Sippel, Georgia Voll

Brisbane Heat WBBL 2021 odds

Brisbane Heat can be backed at 5.50 to win the 2021 Women’s Big Bash League with Betway and at 6.50 with Bet365.

2020 result: Eighth 

Captain: Rachel Priest

Overseas players: Mignon du Preez (RSA), Richa Ghosh (India), Rachel Priest (New Zealand)

Hobart Hurricanes used to perform well in the initial seasons but lost the form later on. They finished the last season at 8th position and need to buck up for the upcoming season.

Hurricanes have signed Indian wicketkeeper batsman Richa Ghosh for this season.

Skipper Rachel Priest scored 354 runs last season, including an amazing knock of 92 runs against Sydney Sixers.

Players signed and re-signed with the Hurricanes - Mignon du Preez, Rachel Trenaman, Nicola Carey, Sasha Moloney, Ruth Johnston, Angelina Genford, Richa Ghosh

Hobart Hurricanes Team Squad

Rachel Priest (c), Nicola Carey, Tayla Vlaeminck, Mignon du Preez (SA), Richa Ghosh (Ind), Angelina Genford, Maisy Gibson, Ruth Johnston, Sasha Moloney, Chloe Rafferty, Amy Smith, Molly Strano, Naomi Stalenberg, Belinda Vakarewa, Rachel Trenaman

Hobart Hurricanes WBBL 2021 odds

Hobart Hurricanes are the outsiders for this tournament, and can be backed at 8.00 with Betway and 11.00 with Bet365.

2020 result: Seventh

Captain: Sophie Molineux

Overseas players: Evelyn Jones (England), Harmanpreet Kaur (India), Jemimah Rodrigues (India)

Melbourne Renegades were semi-finalists in the 2019 season but their performance in the last season dropped down to the 7th position on the points table.

Renegades have added Indian Women T20I skipper and all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur to their squad along with Jemimah Rodrigues for this season and the team is looking forward to some match winning performances from them.

Former Aussie batsman Jess Duffin will also return this season.

Players signed and re-signed - Georgia Wareham, Carly Leeson, Ellie Falconer, Rhiann O’Donnell, Poppy Gardner, Eve Jones, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur.

Melbourne Renegades Team Squad

Sophie Molineux (c), Georgia Wareham, Eve Jones, Harmanpreet Kaur, Jemimah Rodrigues, Makinley Blows, Josie Dooley, Jess Duffin, Ellen Falconer, Holly Ferling, Poppy Gardner, Ella Hayward, Carly Leeson, Rhiann O’Donnell, Courtney Webb

Melbourne Renegades WBBL 2021 odds

Melbourne Renegades can be backed at 9.00 with Betway to win the 2021 Women’s Big Bash League and at 8.00 with Bet365.

2020 Result: Runner-Up

Captain: Meg Lanning

Overseas players: Maia Bouchier (England), Kim Garth (Ireland), Linsey Smith (England)

Melbourne Stars has leveled up their performance from their 2019 season and finished the last season as the runner-up.

Skipper Meg Lanning was the 2nd highest scorer of the 2020 season with 493 runs at average of 41.08 

Stars consist of a good line-up of the bowling attack with Kim Garth, Annabel Sutherland, Tess Flintotoff, Lucy Cripps.

Players signed and re-signed with the Stars - Kim Garth, Anna Lanning, Rhys McKenna, Georgia Gall, Maia Bouchier

Melbourne Stars Team Squad

Meg Lanning (c), Annabel Sutherland, Maia Bouchier, Kim Garth, Linsey Smith, Lucy Cripps, Maddy Darke, Nicole Faltum, Tess Flintoff, Georgia Gall, Anna Lanning, Rhys McKenna, Erin Osborne, Elyse Villani

Melbourne Stars WBBL 2021 odds

Melbourne Stars are expected to improve significantly this season and they can be backed at 8.50 with Bet365 to win this year’s WBBL and at 8.00 with Betway.

2020 result: Semi-Finalists

Captain: Sophie Devine

Overseas players: Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka), Sophie Devine (New Zealand), Marizanne Kapp (RSA)

The Scorchers were the semi-finalists of the last season of WBBL.

With the likes of skipper Sophie Devine and star batsman of last season Beth Mooney, Scorchers look strong for this season.

Devine was in superb form last season scoring 460 runs with an average of 51.11, while Mooney was the highest run scorer of the 2020 season, with 551 runs at average of 55.10

Perth Scorchers Team Squad

Sophie Devine (c), Beth Mooney, Chamari Athapathu, Marizanne Kapp, Samantha Betts, Mathilda Carmichael, Piepa Cleary, Ashley Day, Amy Edgar, Heather Graham, Lisa Griffith, Alana King, Lilly Mills, Taneale Peschel, Chloe Piparo

Perth Scorchers WBBL 2021 odds

Perth Scorchers are among the favourites to win the 2021 Women’s Big Bash League and can be backed at 5.00 with Betway and 4.50 with Bet365.

2020 Result: Fifth

Captain: Ellyse Perry

Overseas players: Shafali Verma (India), Radha Yadav (India)

Sydney Sixers have won the WBBL title two times but they finished the last season in the fifth place.

Indian opener Shafali Verma is added to the Sixers squad along with Radha Yadav.

On the other hand, Indian left-arm spinner Radha Yadav will add to the bowling attack for the Sixers.

Sydney Sixers Team Squad

Ellyse Perry (c), Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav, Jade Allen, Nicole Bolton, Maitlan Brown, Erin Burns, Stella Campbell, Lauren Cheatle, Emma Hughes, Matilda Lugg, Angela Reakes, Hayley Silver-Holmes, Claire Moore

Sydney Sixers WBBL 2021 odds

Sydney Sixers are also among the favourites to win the 2021 Women’s Big Bash League and can be backed at 5.00 with Betway and 5.00 with Bet365.

2020 result: Champions

Captain: Rachael Haynes

Overseas players: Smriti Mandhana (India), Deepti Sharma (India), Issy Wong (England)

Sydney Thunder emerged as the champions of the WBBL 2020 season.

For the upcoming season, the franchise has roped in Indian players Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma to replace Tammy Beaumont and Heather Knight.

The England pacer Issy Wong also got the opportunity to play in her first WBBL this season with Thunder.

To replace Rachel Trenaman, Corianne Hall is added to the squad.

Sydney Thunder Team Squad

Rachael Haynes (c), Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma, Issy Wong, Sam Bates, Hannah Darlington, Jessica Davidson, Corinne Hall, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Anika Learoyd, Phoebe Litchfield, Kate Peterson, Olivia Porter, Lauren Smith, Tahlia Wilson

Sydney Thunder WBBL 2021 odds

Sydney Thunder are 6.50 to win the 2021 Women’s Big Bash League with Bet365 and 6.00 with Betway.

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WBBL 2022 Group Stage Prediction

WBBL 2021 Group Stage Prediction

  • Perth Scorchers
  • Sydney Sixers
  • Brisbane Heat
  • Sydney Thunder
  • Hobart Hurricanes
  • Melbourne Stars
  • Melbourne Renegades
  • Adelaide Strikers

WBBL 2022 Playoff Prediction

Perth Scorchers and Sydney Thunder are predicted to play the 1st semi-final.

For the 2nd semi-final, we are backing Sydney Sixers to play against Brisbane Heat.

WBBL 2022 Final Prediction

Back Perth Scorchers to win WBBL at 5.00 with Betway and 4.50 with Bet365

About WBBL

The 7th edition of WBBL will kick-start on 14th October, 2021 and the final match will take place on 27th November, 2021. A total of 59 matches will take place out of which first 20 matches are scheduled to take place in Tasmania and the rest will be played in Australian venues.

The format will feature a round robin system of fixtures and 4 teams will qualify for the play-offs and further to the final.

Key information about Women’s Big Bash League


Cricket Australia

First Edition


Current Champions

Sydney Thunder

Most Successful Team(s)

Sydney Thunder, Sydney Sixers, Brisbane Heat - two titles each

Total number of Teams


Tournament Format

Double round-robin and Knock-out finals

Most Runs

Beth Mooney - 3217 runs

Most Wickets

Molly Strano - 104 wickets

Total Matches for WBBL 2021-22



-Bellerive Oval, Hobart

-Invermay Park, Launceston

-Aurora Stadium, Launceston

-Lilac Hill Park, Perth

-Carrara Oval, Queensland

-Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide

-Junction Oval, Melbourne

-Blacktown International Sportspark, Sydney

-Harrup Park, Mackay

WBBL 2021-22 First Match date

14th October, 2021

WBBL 2021-22 Final Match date

27th November, 2021


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