The 23rd match of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) 08 will be played between Brisbane Heat and Perth Scorchers at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane on October 29. The game will begin at 1.40 PM IST (6.10 PM LOCAL).
Both teams will play their seventh game of the competition. While Brisbane Heat have won four and lost two, Perth Scorchers have won three and lost two, with one match not producing a result.
Brisbane Heat: Jess Jonassen (captain), Lucy Hamilton, Nicola Hancock, Grace Harris, Laura Harris, Mikayla Hinkley, Ellie Johnston, Amelia Kerr, Charli Knott, Grace Parsons, Georgia Redmayne, Courtney Sippel, Georgia Voll, Pooja Vastrakar, Danni Wyatt, Jess Kerr
Perth Scorchers: Mathilda Carmichael, Piepa Cleary, Sophie Devine (captain), Maddy Green, Marizanne Kapp, Alana King, Lilly Mills, Beth Mooney, Taneale Peschel, Chloe Piparo, Holly Ferling, Amy Edgar, Maddy Darke, Georgia Wyllie, Charis Bekker
Players to watch
The captain of Brisbane Heat was one of the most successful bowlers for her side in her last outing against Adelaide Strikers. She struck with 17/3 in four overs, including two wickets in the 19th over. She was effective in the middle phase of the innings and death overs. She was also the most economical bowler.
The right-handed middle-order batter of Brisbane Heat had a good day with the bat as she scored 29 runs in as many balls against Adelaide Strikers in her last appearance. She hit three boundaries and a six in her innings. Apart from this, she held on to a couple of crucial catches and bowled one over of right-arm off-spin.
The left-handed opening batter of Perth Scorchers top-scored with a run-a-ball 34 in her last fixture against Adelaide Strikers. Her innings was studded with five boundaries. She laid a solid foundation and was there in the middle till the 12th over. She ran hard between the wickets and played good-looking shots.
The right-arm speedster of Perth Scorchers was the pick of the bowlers in her last game against Adelaide Strikers. She scalped 17/3 in three overs, including a double-strike in the 10th over. She bowled well in the middle phase of the innings and accounted for nine dots.
It will be the tournament’s fourth and final match at the venue. Out of the three games played here, the teams batting first have won one, and the teams batting second have won two. The average first innings score is 126, and the average second innings score is 114. The conditions look good for batting. Expect a run feast.
The weather is expected to be very warm with plenty of sunshine. The highest temperature attained during the day will be 32 degrees Celsius. There will be just a one percent cloud cover and no chance of rain. The wind will blow from the west-southwest.
Fantasy Playing XI
Georgia Redmayne, Beth Mooney, Georgia Voll, Grace Harris, Maddy Green, Jess Jonassen, Charli Knott, Sophie Devine, Nicola Hancock, Alana King, Lilly Mills
Date: October 29, 2022
Time: 1.40 PM IST (6.10 PM LOCAL)
Venue: Allan Border Field, Brisbane
Live streaming: Sony Sports Network (India), Foxtel (Australia), BT Sports (England)
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