In Match 49 of the WBBL, the Sydney Sixers will lock horns against the Brisbane Heat. Both the teams suffered losses in the last games and will be hoping to bounce back. The game is scheduled to take place on 21st November at Allan Border Field at 1:40 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
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, Lucy Hamilton
Sydney Sixers: Jade Allen, Suzie Bates, Maitlan Brown, Erin Burns, Mathilda Carmichael, Lauren Cheatle, Ashleigh Gardner, Emma Hughes, Kate Peterson, Ellyse Perry (C), Chloe Tryon, Jess Kerr, Linsey Smith
Players to watch out:
Third on the list of highest wicket-takers this season, Lauren Cheatle will be a player to watch out for. She has taken 20 wickets in 12 matches at an economy of 6.88. She has performed consistently throughout the season and the team will be hoping for a good performance from her.
All-rounder Chloe Tryon is an impressive player. She has amassed 1067 runs in 91 T20Is at an average of 20.51. While she didn’t perform well at the beginning of the tournament, she has bounced back to form in recent games. She will be a player to watch out for.
Mignon du Preez:
34-year-old Mignon du Preez will be a player to watch out for. In 114 T20Is she has amassed 1805 runs at an average of 20.98. In this year’s WBBL, she has scored 279 runs in 12 games at an average of 25.36. She has performed well but the team will hope that she is more consistent.
28-year-old Nicola Hancock will be a player to watch out for. She has bowled consistent, economical spells throughout the tournament. In 12 matches, she has taken 15 wickets at an economy of 8.06. The team will hope for a good performance from her in this match.
The surface at the Allan Border Field will provide conditions favorable for batters. The average score at the venue is between 150-160 runs. Amongst bowlers, expect pacers to dominate the game.
There are high chances of rain with the temperature being 24 degrees Celsius and humidity being 84%.
Fantasy playing XI:
Georgia Redmayne, Grace Harris, Ellyse Perry, Jess Jonassen, Amelia Kerr, Ashleigh Gardner, Chloe Tryon, Charli Knott, Maitlan Brown, Lauren Cheatle, Nicola Hancock
Date – 21st November, 2023
Time – 1:40 PM, IST
Venue – Allan Border Field
Broadcast – The game will be live-streamed on the FanCode App and Website.
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