Match 28: Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Renegades | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

The 28th match of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) 08 will be played between Hobart Hurricanes and Melbourne Renegades at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on November 3. The game will begin at 1.40 PM IST (7.10 PM LOCAL).

Match 28: Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Renegades | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Match 28: Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Renegades | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming


Hobart Hurricanes will play their sixth game of the competition. They have won two and lost two, with one match not producing a result. On the other hand, Melbourne Renegades will feature in their seventh game, having won one and lost five.


Hobart Hurricanes: Nicola Carey, Julia Cavanough, Mignon du Preez, Maisy Gibson, Heather Graham, Ruth Johnston, Lizelle Lee, Emma Manix-Geeves, Hayley Silver-Holmes, Amy Smith, Naomi Stalenberg, Molly Strano, Rachel Trenaman, Elyse Villani (captain), Hayley Jensen

Melbourne Renegades: Sophie Molineux (captain), Sarah Coyte, Josie Dooley, Ellie Falconer, Ella Hayward, Shabnim Ismail, Carly Leeson, Hayley Matthews, Rhiann O’Donnell, Tayla Vlaeminck, Georgia Wareham, Courtney Webb, Georgia Prestwidge, Erica Kershaw, Eve Jones

Players to watch

Molly Strano: 

The right-arm off-spinner was one of the only two wicket-takers for Hobart Hurricanes in her last outing against Sydney Sixers. She claimed 16/1 in three overs and was the most economical bowler. Opening the bowling with Hayley Jensen, she struck in her first over.

Mignon du Preez: 

The right-handed top-order batter of Hobart Hurricanes had a good outing with the bat in her last appearance against Sydney Sixers. The South African smashed 26 off 19, including a couple of boundaries and a six. She will be the key to the Hurricanes’ batting.

Carly Leeson: 

The right-handed middle-order batter of Melbourne Renegades led the run chase from the front in her last fixture against Sydney Sixers. She muscled 52 off 32, including six boundaries. She played some stunning shots and ran well between the wickets.

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Sophie Molineux: 

The captain of Melbourne Renegades made valuable contributions with bat and ball in her last match against Sydney Sixers. With the ball, the left-arm spinner struck 38/2 in four overs, striking twice in the 17th over. Apart from this, she opened the batting and scored a run-a-ball 18.


It will be the tournament’s first match at the venue. Four women’s T20Is have been played here, with the teams batting first and second, winning two games each. The average first innings score is 131, and the average second innings score is 129. Expect a hard surface that will offer assistance to the batters. A run feast could be on the cards.


The weather is expected to be mostly cloudy. The highest temperature attained during the day will be 16 degrees Celsius. There will be an 86 percent cloud cover and a five percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the west-southwest.

Fantasy Playing XI

Lizelle Lee, Carly Leeson, Courtney Webb, Mignon du Preez, Sophie Molineux, Heather Graham, Hayley Matthews, Nicola Carey, Shabnim Ismail, Molly Strano, Sarah Coyte

Match Details

Date: November 3, 2022

Time: 1.40 PM IST (7.10 PM LOCAL)

Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Live streaming: Sony Sports Network (India), Foxtel (Australia), BT Sports (England)

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