In the upcoming Match 43 of the Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Brisbane Heat Women and Melbourne Renegades Women are set to face each other at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane on Friday, November 17. The clash holds significant importance for both teams as they strive to achieve their respective goals in the league.
Melbourne Renegades Women, currently at the bottom of the table with only one win in ten games, are out of playoff contention. Their focus now is to conclude the season on a positive note and salvage pride. On the flip side, Brisbane Heat Women, positioned third on the points table, are determined to secure a spot in the knockout round and maintain their winning momentum.
In their recent outing, Melbourne Renegades Women showcased discipline in their bowling performance, limiting the opposition to 144-5. However, their batting struggled in the chase, resulting in a narrow 4-run loss despite being in a strong position at one point.
Contrastingly, Brisbane Heat Women, buoyed by two consecutive victories, posted an imposing total of 184 runs in their last match. They then defended it comfortably by bowling out the opposition for 131 runs, with Jess Jonassen’s exceptional bowling performance, claiming 4 wickets for 20 runs.
Match: Brisbane Heat Women vs. Melbourne Renegades Women, Women’s Big Bash League 2023
Venue: Allan Border Field, Brisbane.
Date & Time: Friday, November 17, 6:40 PM (IST)
Live Broadcast and Streaming: Star Sports Network and FanCode
Allan Border Field Pitch Report: Known for its batter-friendly track with consistent bounce, Allan Border Field is expected to favor elegant strokeplay. Early assistance for seamers is likely, and spinners might come into play as the match progresses. The weather forecast for the Brisbane showdown promises sunny and humid conditions, with a peak temperature of 30°C. On the field, anticipate a high of 33°C, while the shade offers a slightly cooler environment at around 29°C, setting the stage for a day of cricket amidst warm weather.
Matches Played: 17
Brisbane Heat Women Won: 09
Melbourne Renegades Women Won: 07
No Result: 01
Probable Playing XI:Brisbane Heat Women (BH-W): Grace Harris, Georgia Redmayne (wk), Amelia Kerr, Mignon du Preez, Charli Knott, Jess Jonassen (c), Georgia Voll, Bess Heath, Courtney Sippel, Nicola Hancock, Lucy Hamilton
Melbourne Renegades Women (MR-W): Tammy Beaumont, Hayley Matthews (c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Georgia Wareham, Jess Duffin, Courtney Webb, Josephine Dooley (wk), Emma de Broughe, Sarah Coyte, Ella Hayward, Sara Kennedy
Probable Best Performers:Probable Best Batter:Mignon du Preez (Brisbane Heat) Mignon du Preez’s recent performance in the league has been impressive. In the previous game, she showcased her finesse by smashing an outstanding 60 runs off 48 balls, featuring seven boundaries. Her impeccable timing and shot selection make her a key player, and she aims to contribute significantly to her team’s success.
Probable Best Bowler: Charli Knott (Brisbane Heat) Charli Knott has been a standout performer for Brisbane Heat, providing crucial wickets with her control and pace as an off-spinner. She looks to deliver another impactful spell with the ball, aiming to solidify her team’s position in the points table.