The 38th match of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) 08 will be played between Hobart Hurricanes and Adelaide Strikers at Karen Rolton Oval in Adelaide on November 11. The game will begin at 12.30 PM IST (5.30 PM LOCAL).
While Hobart Hurricanes have won four out of their eight games in this competition, Adelaide Strikers have won six out of their nine fixtures.
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
Adelaide Strikers: Jemma Barsby, Darcie Brown, Deandra Dottin, Tahlia McGrath (captain), Tegan McPharlin, Annie O’Neil, Bridget Patterson, Maddie Penna, Megan Schutt, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Laura Wolvaardt, Ella Wilson, Anesu Mushangwe, Meagan Dixon, Katie Mack
Players to watch
The captain of Hobart Hurricanes led the run chase from the front with an unbeaten 41 off 34 against Melbourne Renegades in her last outing. The right-handed opening batter smacked five boundaries in her entertaining innings. She made light work of the target as she guided her team to an eight-wicket win.
The wily right-arm off-spinner of Hobart Hurricanes won the player of the match in her last fixture against Melbourne Renegades. She opened the bowling with Ruth Johnston and scalped 16/4 in four overs. She bowled well with the new ball inside the powerplay and the death overs.
The right-arm pace sensation of Adelaide Strikers bagged the player of the match award against Perth Scorchers in her last game. She wreaked havoc with the ball picking up 20/4 in four overs. Coming into bowl as the first change, she was effective in the middle phase and business end of the innings.
The hard-hitting right-handed opening batter of Adelaide Strikers muscled 68 off 51 in her last appearance against Perth Scorchers. She hit nine boundaries and a six during her fighting knock. She set the tone for the run chase with her power-packed batting. She claimed 26/1 in four overs with the ball, bowling right-arm medium-pace.
It will be the tournament’s fourth match at the venue. Out of the three games played here, the teams batting first have won two, and the teams batting second have won one. The average first innings score is 135, and the average second innings score is 126. Expect a good batting deck that will offer plenty of runs.
The weather is expected to see clouds giving way to some sun. The highest temperature attained during the day will be 23 degrees Celsius. There will be a 40 percent cloud cover and a three percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the west-southwest.
Fantasy Playing XI
Lizelle Lee, Katie Mack, Mignon du Preez, Laura Wolvaardt, Elyse Villani, Heather Graham, Deandra Dottin, Nicola Carey, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Megan Schutt, Molly Strano
Date: November 11, 2022
Time: 12.30 AM IST (5.30 PM LOCAL)
Venue: Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide
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.