Date and Day: 23 October 2019, Wednesday.
Match 8 – Melbourne Renegades Women v/s Perth Scorchers Women.
Time: 7:30 AM IST.
Venue: Junction Oval, Melbourne.
Preview – Perth Scorchers women’s team will play their first game of the season against the Melbourne Renegades women’s team. Melbourne comes into this contest on the back off a win against the Adelaide striker women’s team.
Perth Scorchers have made a lot of personnel changes to their squad with the likes of Elyse Villani and Kate Cross moving out. They have roped in the services of all-rounder Natalie Sciver from England, and Kim Grath from Ireland. They would be led by the Experienced Meg Lanning will also be a vital cog in the batting department. Perth Scorchers who have finished in the top four thrice, out of which ending as runner-up twice would like to go a step forward and lift the Women’s Big Bash League trophy.
Melbourne Renegades who overcame their defeat and won a well-fought game against Adelaide would like to continue their winning streak. In the chase of 152 runs set by Adelaide Strikers, Danielle Wyatt, and Tammy Beaumont Combined to score 84 runs for the second wicket after losing Sophie Molineux of the very first delivery of the innings. Danielle was the aggressor in this partnership scoring 61 runs from just 37 balls, while Tammy Beaumont scored almost run a ball 44 with this impressive start they chased down the total whit one over to spare.
Going into this game against the Perth Scorchers the Melbourne renegades could be wary of their five bowlers attack if one of them has a bad day there is no quality bowling option they could turn to with the team combination they are currently playing with.
Weather and Pitch Report
The weather forecast for the matchday is clear, and no rains are expected. The pitch will provide a bit of assistance to the new ball bowlers. Not losing too many wickets upfront should get the teams to a respectable total.
Head to Head
In the previous five games, The Melbourne Renegades women’s team has beaten Perth Scorchers women’s team thrice while losing two games. It will be a tough game between these two teams as both the teams look pretty equal on paper. The game time before this game could prove to be an advantage for the Melbourne Renegades women’s team.
Played- 5, MRW- 3, PSW- 2.
Melbourne Renegades Women’s Squad
Tammy Beaumont, Makinley Blows, Maitlan Brown, Josie Dooley, Jess Duffin, Erica Kershaw, Claire Koski, Carly Leeson, Sophie Molineux, Courtney Neale, Molly Strano, Lea Tahuhu, Georgia Wareham, Courtney Webb, Danielle Wyatt
Melbourne Renegades Women’s Probable XI
Tammy Beaumont, Josephine Dooley, Jessica Duffin, Courtney Webb, Claire Koski, Sophie Molineux, Molly Strano, Lea Tahuhu, Georgia Wareham, Danielle Wyatt, Maitlan Brown.
Perth Scorchers Women’s Squad
Jemma Barsby, Samantha Betts, Nicole Bolton, Mathilda Carmichael, Piepa Cleary, Kim Garth, Heather Graham, Kath Hempenstall, Amy Jones, Emma King, Meg Lanning, Taneale Peschel, Chloe Piparo, Georgia Redmayne, Natalie Sciver.
Perth Scorchers Women’s Probable XI
Nicole Bolton, Kim Garth, Heather Graham, Kath Hempenstall, Amy Jones, Emma King, Meg Lanning, Chloe Piparo, Georgia Redmayne, Natalie Sciver, Taneale Peschel
Tammy Beaumont, Georgia Redmayne, Natalie Sciver, Amy Jones, Emma King, Meg Lanning, Georgia Wareham, Danielle Wyatt, Maitlan Brown.
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