The 36th match of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) 08 will be played between Perth Scorchers and Brisbane Heat at Lilac Hill Park in Perth on November 9. The game will begin at 9.30 AM IST (12 PM LOCAL).
Both teams will play their 10th game in the tournament. While Perth Scorchers have won five, Brisbane Heat have won six. In this edition, the two teams have played against each other, with Perth Scorchers beating Brisbane Heat by just three runs.
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
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
Players to watch
The captain of Perth Scorchers starred with the bat in her last game against Adelaide Strikers. The right-handed opening batter scored 37 off 33, including six boundaries. She claimed 12/1 in two overs with the ball, bowling right-arm medium-pace.
The right-arm speedster of Perth Scorchers was the pick of the bowlers in her last fixture against Adelaide Strikers. She scalped 29/2 in three overs and bowled well in the middle phase of the innings. With the bat, she mustered an unbeaten 12 off 10.
The right-arm quick of Brisbane Heat wreaked havoc with the ball in her last outing against Hobart Hurricanes as she accounted for 32/4 in four overs. She opened the bowling with Courtney Grace Sippeland and struck in her first over. She was effective inside the powerplay and in the death overs.
The right-handed middle-order batter of Brisbane Heat blasted an undefeated 68 off 29 in her last appearance against Hobart Hurricanes. She muscled nine boundaries and three sixes in her match-winning innings. She bagged the player of the match as she guided her team to a four-wicket win chasing 165.
It will be the tournament’s fourth and final match at the venue. Out of the three games played here, the teams batting second have won all of them. The highest total scored is 158, and the lowest is 112. The conditions look good for an exciting day of cricket. Expect a fiercely fought contest between bat and ball.
The weather is expected to be mostly sunny and pleasant. The highest temperature attained during the day will be 22 degrees Celsius. There will be a 21 percent cloud cover and a six percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the west.
Fantasy Playing XI
Georgia Redmayne, Beth Mooney, Grace Harris, Maddy Green, Danielle Wyatt, Amelia Kerr, Jess Jonassen, Sophie Devine, Alana King, Nicola Hancock, Lilly Mills
Date: November 9, 2022
Time: 9.30 AM IST (12 PM LOCAL)
Venue: Lilac Hill Park, Perth
Live streaming: Sony Sports Network (India), Foxtel (Australia), BT Sports (England)
I am a former cricketer having represented Mumbai University at All India University level. I was a part of MCA probables for the U-19 and U-23 age group. I have been an avid cricket writer for the last five years. Currently I am pursuing my Ph.D from IIT Bombay.