Date and Day: 19 October 2019, Saturday.
Match 4 – Sydney Sixers Women vs Brisbane Women.
Time: 1:40 PM IST.
Venue: North Sydney Oval, Sydney.
The champions of Women’s Big Bash League season four will begin their title defense against one of the toughest contenders, Sydney Sixers. Sydney Sixers will be playing on consecutive days and would look to build on the win they secured against the Sydney Thunders
In the Inaugural game of this season’s saw Sydney Sixers women scoring 192 in their quota of 20 overs riding on the back of a breathtaking Ellyse Perry knock. Ellyse Perry scored 81 runs off 48 balls. Alyssa Healy and Ashleigh Gardner scored 42 and 28 runs respectively. In reply to this humongous total, Ellyse Perry came back to haunt the Sydney Thunder women picking up two wickets upfront to dent the Run chase. Alex Blackwell scored fifty but in vain as Sydney Thunder fell short by 49 runs. Sarah Aley picked up three Wickets.
Sydney Sixers would like to get their revenge on the Brisbane Heat for defeating them in the finals last year in a tough game. Brisbane Heat would like to begin their title defense campaign with a win in their first game. A cracker of a game awaits us.
Weather and Pitch Report
The weather forecast for the matchday is bright. Another high scoring game is highly likely with the batting-friendly pitch. The ball does a bit off movement under the lights for the first few overs. The team winning the toss would like to bat first.
Head to Head
In the previous five games, The Sydney Sixers women’s team has beaten Brisbane Heat women’s team thrice while losing two games. Predicting a winner for this game is a tough task as both the teams are well equipped.
Played- 5, SSW- 3, BHW- 2.
Sydney Sixers Women’s Squad
Sarah Aley, Alisha Bates, Erin Burns, Stella Campbell, Lauren Cheatle, Maddy Darke, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jodie Hicks, Emma Hughes, Marizanne Kapp (SA), Ellyse Perry (C), Hayley Silver-Holmes, Dane van Niekerk, Lauren Smith
Sydney Sixers Women’s Probable XI
Marizanne Kapp, Ellyse Perry (C), Hayley Silver-Holmes, Maddy Drake, Lauren Smith, Sarah Aley, Erin Burns, Alyssa Healy, Stella Campbell, Ashleigh Gardner, Jodie Hicks.
Brisbane Heat Women’s Squad
Laura Harris, Kirby Short, Charli Knott, Haidee Birkett, Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen, Delissa Kimmince, Courtney Sippel, Beth Mooney, Amelia Kerr, Maddy Green, Mikayla Hinkley, Lilly Mills, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Georgia Prestwidge.
Brisbane Heat Women’s Probable XI
Laura Harris, Kirby Short, Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen, Delissa Kimmince, Courtney Sippel, Beth Mooney, Amelia Kerr, Maddy Green, Mikayla Hinkley, Sammy-Jo Johnson.
Amelia Kerr, Maddy Green, Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen, Delissa Kimmince, Beth Mooney, Marizanne Kapp, Ellyse Perry, Sarah Aley, Erin Burns, Alyssa Healy.