Match 37 – Hobart Hurricanes Women vs Brisbane Heat Women at Aurora Stadium, Launceston

Match 37 – Hobart Hurricanes Women vs Brisbane Heat Women at Aurora Stadium, Launceston

Playing XI of Hobart Hurricanes – Smriti Mandhana, Stefanie Daffara, Mikayla Hinkley, Heather Knight, Corinne Hall, Georgia Redmayne (wk), Sasha Moloney (c), Veronica Pyke, Meg Phillips, Brooke Hepburn, Alex Hartley

Playing XI of Brisbane Heat – Beth Mooney (wk), Grace Harris, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Kirby Short (c), Jess Jonassen, Josephine Dooley, Laura Harris, Delissa Kimmince, Laura Wolvaardt, Jemma
Barsby, Haidee Birkett

Toss – Won by Hobart Hurricanes Women and elected to bowl first

1st Innings Summary – Grace Harris and wicketkeeper batter Beth Mooney started well but both got out in 8 th over within a space of three balls leaving the job for two new batters. None could get into the momentum set by the openers except middle order batter Josephine Dooley who made 44 runs and remained unbeaten till the end. For the bowling side, the trio of Heather Knight, Veronica Pyke and Meg Phillips bowled most economically and shared seven wickets among themselves.

2nd Innings Summary – Starting with Smriti Mandhana, Hobart Hurricanes lost their wickets one after other like a pack of cards with Alex Hartley being the last to get out in 16.3 overs. While on one hand, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Jess Jonassen and Jemma Barsby took two wickets each to help their team take a revenge for the last match’s lose; on the other hand, after a consolation win in the last match, Hobart Hurricanes’ loosing streak continues.

Player of the match – Grace Harris for making most valuable 32-runs while batting and bowling exceptionally well by giving just eight runs in three overs to frustrate the batters, compelling them to make mistakes and lose their wicket

Brief scorecard:

Brisbane Heat Women – 138/8 (20 overs)
Hobart Hurricanes Women – 80/10 (16.3 overs)
Result – Brisbane Heat Women won by 58 runs

Kanika Parineeta

‘Gully’ cricket player and close observer of Indian Cricket team and it’s matches. Straight forward and still socially admirable personality. Strong belief in teamwork and possess high leadership skills.

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