The Sydney Sixers will face off against the Melbourne Renegades in Match 25 of the WBBL. Both teams have had a dismal campaign but the Sixers may have an edge in this game having won their only match of this season against the Renegades. The match is scheduled to take place on 5th November at the Western Australia Cricket Association Ground at 8:10 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Melbourne Renegades: Tammy Beaumont, Sarah Coyte, Josie Dooley, Jess Duffin, Ellie Falconer, Ella Hayward, Sophie Molineux, Tayla Vlaeminck, Georgia Wareham, Hayley Matthews, Harmanpreet Kaur, Georgia Prestwidge, Courtney Webb
Sydney Sixers: Jade Allen, Suzie Bates, Maitlan Brown, Erin Burns, Mathilda Carmichael, Lauren Cheatle, Ashleigh Gardner, Emma Hughes, Kate Peterson, Ellyse Perry, Chloe Tryon, Jess Kerr, Linsey Smith
Players to watch out:
Georgia Wareham is an impressive player who has played a pivotal part in Australia’s World Cup-winning campaigns. In 46 T20Is, she has taken 44 wickets at an economy of 6.23. She has had a good performance in the tournament so far with her last three figures being 2/34, 1/40, and 0/35. She will be a player to watch out for.
Hayley Matthews is a T20 star who has amassed 2026 runs and has taken 91 wickets in 88 matches. However, her performance in the tournament so far has been poor. Her last three scores in the tournament are 15, 8, and 31 and her bowling figures are 3/17, 0/38, and 1/39. The team will hope that she improves her performance in this game.
Ashleigh Gardner has been one of the best performers for the Sixers side in an otherwise dismal campaign. She has amassed 147 runs till now and has taken 12 wickets. To win their second game of the season, the Sixers will hope for a good performance from the impressive all-rounder.
24-year-old Lauren Cheatle has been an impressive and consistent performer for the Sixers. She has taken 11 wickets in the tournament so far at a good economy rate. She will be a player to watch out for.
The pitch at the WACA will favor the batters. They will get assistance in playing big shots. Amongst bowlers, spinners are expected to dominate.
Sunny conditions can be expected with the temperature being 21 degrees Celsius and humidity being 70%.
Fantasy playing XI:
Josephine Dooley, Ellyse Perry, Tammy Beaumont, Harmanpreet Kaur, Hayley Matthews, Chloe Tryon, Georgia Wareham, Maitlan Brown, Ashleigh Gardner, Sarah Coyte, Lauren Cheatle
Date – 5th November, 2023
Time – 8:10 AM, IST
Venue – Western Australia Cricket Association Ground
Broadcast – The game will be live-streamed on the FanCode App and Website.
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