The Brisbane Heat Women and Melbourne Stars Women will lock horns in the Match 27 of Women’s Big Bash 2021. The core players of Brisbane Heat are the players like Grace Harris and Jess Jonassen, who have been terrific performers. While the Melbourne Stars will rely on the performances of batter Elyse Villani and bowler Kim Garth, with consistent contribution in the tournament.
The Melbourne Stars have 2 wins in all 7 matches of the tournament. They lost their last league match to Sydney Thunder team by a margin of 19 runs. While the Brisbane Heat are at top of the points table with 4 victories in 6 matches. They won their last league match by batting well and putting the opposition, Hobart Hurricanes team short by 14 runs.
The Match 27 will be an exhibition of fine skills of the talented teams in Launceston. The Brisbane Heat will have an upper hand in this fixture due to the dominant performances and momentum of the team. While the Melbourne Stars will need to find back the lost confidence to win this fixture to get back on the track in the Women’s Big Bash T20 2021.
Fixture Name: Match 27
Competition: Women’s Big Bash T20 2021
Date: 31 October
Time: 8:10 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
BH-W(recent last): W W W
MS-W(recent last): L L W
Venue: Aurora Stadium, Launceston
Pitch Report: The match between Brisbane Heat women and Melbourne Stars women team will take place in Aurora Stadium. The pitches here support the spinners to contain runs and take wickets. While the batters will have the opportunity to play along the line against the pacers, with the average score being 140.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Brisbane Heat Women 170/6 won by 14 runs against Hobart Hurricanes women 156/9 in Match 24 of Women’s Big Bash League 2019.
It is expected to be an interesting match between the teams, which have reputed players with fine experience in the T20 format. The captain pick for your team will be Grace Harris, who has been excellent in the last 2 matches at the top order. While the vice captain can be Jess Jonassen, with the ability to pick wickets in a consistent manner.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Georgia Redmayne
BATSMEN: Elyse Villani, Maia Bouchier, Anneke Bosch
ALL-ROUNDERS: Jess Jonassen, Grace Harris, Annabel Sutherland, Kim Garth
BOWLERS: Nicola Hancock, Courtney Sippel, Sophie Day
The Brisbane Heat are in terrific form and are expected to secure victory against the Stars team. Their batting performances were top notch in the last game and would look to maintain the same form. While the Stars have been little out of form, and fell short by 19 runs and need to better their display of skills with the bat and have been average with the ball.
The Brisbane Heat are in terrific momentum with 3 consecutive wins and are at top of the table. They have been especially impressive with the bat and are doing well with the ball as well. In the last fixture, they put up a strong score of 170 on the board, with the contributions of Jess Jonassen and Grace Harris. While Hancock and Jonassen was impressive yet again with the ball.
The leading wicket taker of the tournament has not stopped her terrific momentum, she has gathered. Jess has been picking consistent wickets of the top batters of the opposition, which has helped them to ace crucial situations. In 5 matches, Jess Jonassen has scalped a total of 12 wickets at a terrific average of 7.16, and gives away nothing to the batters.
The best pick for this match has been consistent contributor at the top order for the last 2 matches of the team. In the last fixture, she was confident enough to score 75 off 51 balls, which helped the team to post a total of 170 runs on the board. With her stable mindset and ball striking capabilities, Grace has been impressive in the tournament and has 223 runs at an average of 55.75
X factor: The fast bowler Courtney Sippel was impressive with her lengths and picked 2 wickets.
Player to Watch: Georgia Redmayne hit a glorious 65 to help the team in posting a strong score on the board.
BH-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Georgia Redmayne (wk)
2. Grace Harris
3. Georgia Voll
4. Jess Jonassen (c)
5. Anne Bosch
6. Laura Kimmince
7. Mikayla Hinkley
8. Courtney Sippel
9. Charli Knott
10. Nicola Hancock
11. Poonam Yadav
The Melbourne Stars are a talented side, but have not aced the crucial moments of the game and need to fetch crucial wins to keep the winning mindset going. In the last fixture, the bowlers were impressive to contain opposition to 133, with Osborne and Garth being the wicket taker. While the batters like Elyse Villani and Maia Bouchier tried well, but other batters could not take the team home.
The opener of the Melbourne Stars team has been impressive with her performances to provide stable start, which has laid strong platform for the finishers. In the last fixture, Villani scored 38 off 31 balls and will look to keep the same form. In the tournament, she has accumulated 189 runs at an average of 37.80.
The batting all rounder has produced quality performances in the tournament and can be a differential pick for this fixture. Although she could not perform quite well in the last game, but she kept it tight and gave away only 22 runs in 4 overs. In 6 matches of the Women’s Big Bash T20 2021, Annabel Sutherland has scored 92 runs and has scalped 6 wickets.
X factor: The all rounder Kim Garth has a fine talent, and would look to be efficient in her performances.
Player to Watch: Maia Bouchier has been an impressive player in the WBBL, and can be a potential performer in this match.
MS-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Elyse Villani
2. Annabel Sutherland
3. Meg Lanning (c)
4. Maia Bouchier
5. Kim Garth
6. Nicole Faltum (wk)
7. Tess Flintoff
8. Anna Lanning
9. Linsey Smith
10. Sophie Day
11. Rhys McKenna
Watch Brisbane Heat Women vs Melbourne Stars Women Dream11 Live score and streaming on Sony Sports Network. The Sony LIV is the official partner of the Sony Network, while Fancode also has won rights to telecast the Women’s Big Bash 2021. To view the stats of players and standings of the teams, the fans can hop on to the Cricket Australia website.
The Sony Six Channel will telecast the BH-W vs MS- W Match 27 of Women’s Big Bash League T20 2021. It will be interesting to see whether Stars can match up to the in form team Brisbane Heat. The Stars lost their last league fixture, while the Heat was impressive with a confidence boosting victory win. The crowd will not be allowed in the stadium to watch this match.