In Match 16 of the WBBL, the Adelaide Strikers will face off against the Brisbane Heat. The Strikers lost their previous game and will be hoping to return to winning ways while the Heat will try to continue their dominant run in the tournament. The match is scheduled to take place on 29th October at the Karen Rolton Oval at 1:40 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Adelaide Strikers: Georgia Adams, Jemma Barsby, Darcie Brown, Dani Gibson, Katie Mack, Tahlia McGrath (c), Anesu Mushangwe, Courtney Neale, Annie O’Neil, Bridget Patterson, Maddie Penna, Megan Schutt, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Ella Wilson, Laura Wolvaardt
Brisbane Heat: Nicola Hancock, Grace Harris, Laura Harris, Mikayla Hinkley, Ellie Johnston, Jess Jonassen, Charli Knott, Grace Parsons, Georgia Redmayne, Courtney Sippel, Georgia Voll, Amelia Kerr, Bess Heath, Mignon du Preez, Sarah Glenn (partial replacement for Amelia Kerr), Lucy Hamilton
Players to watch out:
30-year-old batter Katie Mack will be a player to watch out for. She has amassed 2016 runs in 116 matches at an average of 24.89. She has 8 fifties to her name and has a strike rate of 101.97. She has scores of 86, 3, 48, and 32 in the tournament so far.
Amanda Jade Wellington:
26-year-old Amanda Jade Wellington is an impressive bowler. In the 8 international matches she has played, she has taken 10 wickets which includes a 4 wicket haul. In the WBBL, in 118 matches she has taken 126 wickets with best figures of 5/8. She will be a player to watch out for.
Georgia Voll will be a player to watch out for. In 41 matches, she has scored 697 runs at an average of 20.5. While she had a dismal start to the tournament, she bounced back with a 39 and 1/17 against the Sixers and an unbeaten 48 and 0/11 against the Stars. The team will be counting on her to secure a win.
Courtney Grace Sippel:
22-year-old Courtney Grace Sippel has had a good tournament so far. While she went wicketless against the Renegades and Stars, she took a 4-wicket haul against the Scorchers. Against the Sixers, she took 2 wickets for 23 runs which included the important wicket of Ellyse Perry. She will be a player to watch out for.
The surface at the Karen Rolton Oval is good for batting. Amongst bowlers, spinners can expect some assistance from the pitch.
Overcast conditions can be expected with the temperature being 22 degrees Celsius and humidity being 57%.
Fantasy playing XI:
Bridget Patterson, Grace Harris, Laura Wolvaardt, Katie Mack, Jess Jonassen, Tahila McGrath, Georgia Adams, Charli Knott, Georgia Voll, Megan Schutt, Amanda Wellington
Date – 29th October, 2023
Time – 1:40 PM, IST
Venue – Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide
Broadcast – The game will be live-streamed on the FanCode App and Website.
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