Brisbane, January 10, Thursday at 08:20 AM IST
As the WBBL 2019 caravan is heading fast to its business end, Melbourne Stars and Brisbane Heat will be seen locking horns at The Gabba, Brisbane in the 50th fixture of the tournament. The six more remaining group fixtures will be followed by two semi-finals scheduled to take place on January 19 along with the final to be played on January 26, Saturday. While the race to finish in top four positions have fastened, each team is trying hard to grab a couple of remaining wins to fancy their chances.
Melbourne Stars who will be the visiting side in this clash is sitting at sixth position in the ladder with 9 points coming off four wins in a total of twelve encounters. They need to win both their remaining games and some luck to advance to the next round. On the opposite, Brisbane Heat is comfortably sitting at third position with 14 points in their kitty accumulated from seven wins out of twelve outings. They faced 25 runs defeat in their last encounter and would be looking to bounce back when they host Melbourne Stars for their second head to head encounter. The Heat have two more remaining games before the Semi-Finals, taking on the Stars and then table toppers Sydney Thunder in Cairns on the January 12, Saturday.
Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Stars first met at The Gabba, Brisbane on December 19 in the 21st fixture of WBBL 2019. After winning the toss, Stars opted to bat first and posted a decent total of 132-7 with the help of Angela Reakes’ (30 of 30) and Mignon du Preez’s (23 of 13). Finishing with 3-17, Jess Jonassen was the pick of bowlers for Heat.
In response, Brisbane Heat chased down the target in 10.5 overs with no loss, courtesy Grace Harris’s blistering unbeaten 101 of 42 deliveries and Beth Mooney’s composed 28 off 25 deliveries.
Melbourne Stars – L, NR, L, L, L
Brisbane Heat- L, W, W, L, W
The probable MS-W vs BH-W playing 11 is listed below.
Melbourne Stars –
Wicketkeeper- Nicole Faltum
Batswomen- Lizelle Lee, Angela Reakes, Mignon du Preez, Katie Mack, Katie Martin
All-rounder- Erin Osborne (c), Annabel Sutherland
Bowlers- Holly Ferling, Alana King, Nicola Hancock
Wicketkeeper- Beth Mooney
Batswomen- Kirby Short (c), Josephine Dooley, Laura Harris
All-rounder- Grace Harris, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Jess Jonassen
Bowlers- Delissa Kimmince, Jemma Barsby, Sune Luus, Georgia Prestwidge
Brisbane Heat –
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Fantasy picks from Melbourne Stars
The leading run scorer for the side- Lizelle Lee – 276 runs in 11 innings – fantasy points – 217 points
Mignon du Preez- 233 runs in 11 innings – fantasy points – 174.5 points
Katey Martin – set to play this match
Erin Osborne – 203 runs in 10 innings & 8 wickets in 12 innings – fantasy points – 224.5 points
A Sutherland – 100 runs and 6 wickets in 12 innings – fantasy points – 158
Georgia Elwiss is missing out from the squad. Don’t pick her in your team
Leading wicket-takers – Alana King & Nicola Hancock – 11 wickets apiece
Holy Ferling – 9 wickets in 11 innings – fantasy points – 127
Fantasy picks from Brisbane Heat –
Beth Mooney- 291 runs in 12 innings – fantasy points – 239.5 points
Kirby Short – 210 runs in 11 innings – fantasy points – 169 points
L Harris – 92 runs in 9 innings – fantasy points – 89.5 points
G Harris – 337 runs & 9 wickets in 12 innings – leading run scorer – fantasy points – 376 points
S Jo Johnson – 193 runs and 13 wickets in 12 innings – fantasy points – 282 points
Jess Jonassen – 184 runs and 11 wickets in 12 innings – fantasy points – 255.5 points
D Kimmince – 13 wickets in 12 innings – one of the leading wicket-takers – fantasy points – 226.5 points
J Barsby – 11 wickets in 12 innings – fantasy points – 188 points
Sune Luus – 5 wickets in 8 innings – fantasy points – 98 points
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