Match 13: Australian Capital Territory Meteors vs Queensland Fire | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming | Pitch Report

The 28th edition of the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) resumes following the 9th Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) edition. The Australian Capital Territory Meteors are set to take on Queensland Fire at EPC Solar Park, Canberra, on the 12th of December, 2023, at 4:30 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).

EPC Solar Park
EPC Solar Park


Australian Capital Territory Meteors – Katie Mack (C), Carly Leeson (VC), Holly Ferling (VC), Alisha Bates, Angelina Genford, Annie Wikman, Gabrielle Sutcliffe, Grace Lyons, Jannatul Sumona, Kayla Burton, Olivia Porter, Paris Bowdler, Rebecca Carter

Queensland Fire – Georgia Redmayne (C), Zoe Cooke, Sianna Ginger, Nic Hancock, Grace Harris, Laura Harris, Mikayla Hinkley, Kira Holmes, Charli Knott (VC), Grace Parsons, Courtney Sippel, Georgia Voll, Lauren Winfield-Hill

Players to watch out:

Katie Mack

The 30-year-old batter, in the ’23/24 WNCL season, averaging 50.33, has accumulated 151 runs from 4 outings and registered the best score of 95*. In the recently concluded WBBL edition, Katie had a brilliant run, consistently scoring runs. She’ll be relied upon for significant contributions in the 2nd WNCL leg as well.

Alisha Bates

The 21-year-old all-rounder looked promising during the 1st leg fixtures and top-scored with 43 against a good South Australian bowling lineup. She bowled economical spells while also picking up a wicket. It’ll be watched how Alisha capitalizes on the start she’s had, and it’ll be worth tracking her progress.

Georgia Redmayne

The 30-year-old keeper-batter, in 4 outings, put on 163 runs on the board, averaging 40.75 in the first leg of WNCL fixtures. Georgia didn’t score a lot of runs in the recently concluded WBBL but managed starts consistently. It’ll be hoped she builds on the runs and significantly impacts the WNCL again.

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Grace Parsons

The 20-year-old leg-spinner, in the first leg WNCL fixtures, picked up 7 wickets in 4 games, with the best figures being 3/36, at an average of 4.14 and an economy rate of 3.98. Grace impressed as the tournament progressed, and it’ll be interesting to see if she can finish on a similar high.


The center wicket at EPC Solar Park provides a somewhat neutral playing field as the conditions favor both batters and bowlers. Spinners, in particular, benefit from the conditions and the average score at the venue is in the 210s.


It’ll be a bright sunny day at EPC Solar Park with the temperature expected to hover around 26°C, with light winds, and humidity of 80%. With a clear forecast, we are in for a complete game of cricket.

Fantasy playing XI:

Lauren Winfield-Hill, Georgia Redmayne, Laura Harris, Grace Harris, Katie Mack, Georgia Voll, Charli Knott, Courtney Sippel, Zoe Cooke, Nic Hancock, Grace Parsons

Match details:

Date – December 12, 2023

Time – 4:30 AM IST

Venue – EPC Solar Park, Canberra

Broadcast – The game will be live-streamed on and the CA Live app, and it will also be available for streaming on Kayo Sports.

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