Ballarat, December 09, Sunday at 08:40 AM IST
After registering a thrilling final-ball win over Adelaide Strikers in the last match, Melbourne Renegades will be eyeing to register their second consecutive win when both the sides will come face to face again at Ballarat on Sunday morning.
With the six wickets win over Strikers, Renegades claimed their opening points of the WBBL 2018 season. Requiring four from the final ball, Claire Koski hit a boundary to secure six wickets victory at Melbourne on Saturday.
Batting first, Strikers posted a decent total of 153 at the loss of seven wickets with the help of a fifty from skipper Suzie Bates. S Molineux, Molly Strano and Georgia Wareham shared two wickets each. Coming to chase, Renegades rode on Danielle Wyatt’s 62 of 47 deliveries and a last-ball four from Claire Koski did the job.
Both the sides have secured one win each out of two games played and would be looking to gain some momentum.
Here’s how both the sides can probably line up for the clash-
Wicket-keeper – Tegan McPharlin
Batswomen – Suzie Bates, Tabatha Saville, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Bridget Patterson
All-rounders – Sophie Devine, Tahlia McGrath
Bowlers – Danielle Hazell, Megan Schutt, Alex Price, Sarah Coyte
Wicket-keeper – Emma Inglis
Batswomen – Amy Satterthwaite, Claire Koski, Danni Wyatt, Erica Kershaw
All-rounders – Georgia Wareham, Courtney Webb, Sophie Molineux
Bowlers – Lea Tahuhu, Molly Strano, Tayla Vlaeminck
Adelaide Strikers Women- Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates (c), Tahlia McGrath, Bridget Patterson, Amanda Jade Wellington, Megan Schutt, Katelyn Pope, Sarah Coyte, Tegan McPharlin, Alex Price, Tabatha Saville, Danielle Hazell, Samantha Betts
Melbourne Renegades Women- Anna Lanning, Maitlan Brown, Jess Duffin, Amy Satterthwaite (c), Claire Koski, Zoe Cooke, Erica Kershaw, Emma Inglis, Sophie Molineux, Tayla Vlaeminck, Georgia Wareham, Lea Tahuhu, Cortney Webb, Molly Strano, Danni Wyatt
Fantasy picks from Adelaide Strikers-
Sophie Devine- 128 runs in 2 innings || S Bates – 54 runs of 2 innings
A Wellington – 3 wickets in 2 innings || TM McGrath – 2 wickets in 2 innings
Fantasy picks from Melbourne Renegades-
D Wyatt – 62 runs in 1 inning || E Kershaw – 54 runs in 2 innings || C Koski – 42 runs in 2 innings
TJ Vlaeminck – 4 wickets in 2 innings || G Wareham- 2 wickets in 2 innings
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