Date and Day: 23rd November 2019, Saturday.
Match 44th – Melbourne Renegades Women v/s Melbourne Stars Women.
Time: 8:30 AM IST / 2:00 PM LOCAL
Venue: Eastern Oval, Ballarat
Melbourne Renegades Women’s team will take on the Melbourne Stars Women’s team at Eastern Oval, Ballarat on Saturday. They will be locking horns this season for the first time. Melbourne Renegades still have hope to get into the qualification stage if they capitalize their strength more technically while on the other side Melbourne Stars are almost out of hopes to get into the top 4 in this edition as they have been really off track and sluggish.
Melbourne Renegades are on No.5 in the points table as they have played 10 matches while winning 5 and losing the same nos of matches. They have accumulated 10 points to date and will now be desperate to win maximum matches to make their upcoming encounters scenario an easier one.
Melbourne Stars have not been able to recover from this season’s downfall, the squad has not been able to gain the rhythm while facing various encounters. They have played 10 games till now, out of which they have won only a single game and losing the remaining games. With two points by their name, they are placed on last -8th number in the points table. With the season progressing, Stars are almost out of moves to enter the qualification stage.
Weather and Pitch Report
The weather forecast for the match-day seems to be quite cloudy but the minimal probability of drizzle, so an uninterrupted play is expected. The team winning toss would want to take advantage by fielding first and restricting the first innings total in a low-score.
Head to Head
In the previous five games, encounters between these two sides, Renegades have outplayed stars. 3 matches have been won by the Melbourne Renegades and 2 being won by Melbourne Stars.
Played- 5, MRW-3 , MSW-2
Melbourne Renegades Women’s Squad
Jess Duffin, Tammy Beaumont, Makinley Blows, Maitlan Brown, Josephine Dooley, Erica Kershaw, Claire Koski, Carly Leeson, Sophie Molineux, Courtney Neal, Molly Strano, Lea Tahuhu , Georgia Wareham, Courtney Webb, Danni Wyatt.
Sophie Molineux, Danielle Wyatt, Tammy Beaumont, Courtney Webb, Jessica Duffin (c), Josephine Dooley (wk), Maitlan Brown, Georgia Wareham, Molly Strano, Lea Tahuhu, Carly Leeson.
Melbourne Stars Women’s Squad
Elyse Villani(c), Lizelle Lee, Mignon du Preez, Erin Osborne, Katey Martin(w), Nicole Faltum, Tess Flintoff, Madeline Penna, Chloe Rafferty, Nicola Hancock, Kristen Beams, Lucy Cripps, Holly Ferling, Angela Reakes, Annabel Sutherland, Alana King, Emma Inglis
Elyse Villani (C), Lizelle Lee, Katey Martin (WK), Annabel Sutherland, Mignon du Preez, Erin Osborne, Tess Flintoff, Kristen Beams, Madeline Penna, Holly Ferling, Nicola Hancock
Melbourne Renegades with a better economy this season looks to outplay Melbourne Stars in this encounter.
Sophie Molineux, Danielle Wyatt, Tammy Beaumont, Courtney Webb, Elyse Villani, Lizelle Lee, Katey Martin, Erin Osborne, Tess Flintoff, Lea Tahuhu, Carly Leeson.
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