Brisbane, December 19, Wednesday at 09:20 AM IST
Wednesday’s WBBL clash will witness the battle between third-placed Melbourne Stars and fourth-placed Brisbane Heat at the iconic The Gabba, Brisbane. Both the sides are coming after registering wins in the previous encounter and would be looking to carry forward the momentum.
Placed third with three wins and two defeats, Melbourne Stars started their campaign with 7 wickets win against Sydney Sixers. In the second encounter, Stars registered their second win after thrashing Hobart Hurricanes by 5 wickets. However, in the third and fourth encounter against Hobart Hurricanes and Perth Scorchers, Stars faced 72 runs and 8 wickets loss respectively.
Stars third win came in the last fixture against Perth Scorchers in which they bounced back strongly and restricted Scorchers for mere 90-7 in the first innings. Skipper Kriste Beams was the pick of bowlers finishing with 3-13.
In response, Stars chased down the target in 15.3 overs with 4 remaining. Katie Mack (33) and Lizelle Lee (26) were the top contributors with the bat for Stars.
With two wins and two defeats in four encounters, Brisbane Heat is placed fourth in the points table and have played a game less than the opposition. They registered 21 runs win over Melbourne Renegades in the last encounter while defending 174 runs on the board.
After taking on Stars, Heat will lock horns with Sydney Sixers in back to back encounters on Saturday and Sunday.
Here’s how the two sides may lineup for –
MS-W Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Lizelle Lee
Batswomen – Mignon du Preez, Katie Mack, Angela Reakes,
All-rounder – Georgia Elwiss, Annabel Sutherland, Erin Osborne
Bowlers – Holly Ferling, Kristen Beams (c), Alana King, Nicola Hancock
BH-W Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Beth Mooney
Batswomen – Laura Wolvaardt, Sune Luus, Kirby Short (c), Laura Harris
All-rounder – Jess Jonassen, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Grace Harris,
Bowlers –Delissa Kimmince, Jemma Barsby, Haidee Birkett
Melbourne Stars Women- Kristen Beams (c), Elly Donald, Mignon du Preez, Lizelle Lee, Erin Osborne, Alana King, Georgia Elwiss, Angela Reakes, Nicole Faltum, Nicola Hancock, Annabel Sutherland, Katie Mack, Holly Ferling
Brisbane Heat Women- Kirby Short, Sune Luus, Jess Jonassen, Laura Harris, Delissa Kimmince, Beth Mooney, Laura Wolvaardt, Jemma Barsby, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Haidee Birkett, Georgia Prestwidge, Grace Harris, Charli Knott
Fantasy picks from Melbourne Stars-
Lizelle Lee -164 runs in 5 innings || M Du Preez – 107 runs in 5 innings || E Osborne – 100 runs and 4 wickets in 4 innings
N Hancock – 6 wickets in 5 innings || A King – 4 wickets in 4 innings || Kristen Beams & A Sutherland – 3 wickets in 5 innings
Fantasy picks from Brisbane Heat-
K Short – 126 runs in 4 innings || B Mooney – 117 runs in 4 innings || G Harris – 81 runs in 4 innings
S Jo Johnson- 6 wickets in 4 innings || J Barsby – 5 wickets in 4 innings || J Jonassen – 5 wickets in 4 innings
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