The 32nd match of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) 08 will be played between Hobart Hurricanes and Brisbane Heat at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on November 6. The game will begin at 4.45 AM IST (10.15 AM LOCAL).
Hobart Hurricanes will play their seventh game in the competition, having won three and lost two, with a couple of matches not producing results. On the other hand, Brisbane Heat will play their ninth fixture, having won five and lost three.
Hobart Hurricanes: Nicola Carey, Julia Cavanough, Mignon du Preez, Maisy Gibson, Heather Graham, Ruth Johnston, Lizelle Lee, Emma Manix-Geeves, Hayley Silver-Holmes, Amy Smith, Naomi Stalenberg, Molly Strano, Rachel Trenaman, Elyse Villani (captain), Hayley Jensen
Brisbane Heat: Jess Jonassen (captain), Lucy Hamilton, Nicola Hancock, Grace Harris, Laura Harris, Mikayla Hinkley, Ellie Johnston, Amelia Kerr, Charli Knott, Grace Parsons, Georgia Redmayne, Courtney Sippel, Georgia Voll, Pooja Vastrakar, Danni Wyatt, Jess Kerr
Players to watch
The right-handed middle-order batter of Hobart Hurricanes starred with the bat in her last fixture against Melbourne Renegades. She muscled an unbeaten 39 off 26, including two boundaries and as many sixes. She led the run chase from the front and guided her team to a four-wicket win, chasing 134.
The wily right-arm leg-spinner of Hobart Hurricanes wreaked havoc with the ball in her last match against Melbourne Renegades. She scalped 24/4 in four overs, including double blows in the sixth and 16th overs. She bowled well inside the powerplay and in death overs.
The captain of Brisbane Heat was one of the most successful bowlers for his team in his last outing against Sydney Thunder. She accounted for 20/3 in four overs and was the most economical bowler for her side. She struck twice in the 20th over and was very effective towards the business end of the innings.
The hard-hitting right-handed top-order batter of Brisbane Heat clinched the player of the match award in her last appearance against Sydney Thunder. She smashed 74 off 54, including nine boundaries and a six. She came into bat in the fourth over and put together 126 runs for the second wicket with Georgia Redmayne.
It will be the tournament’s third match at the venue. The teams batting first and second have won one game each. The average first-innings score is 148, and the average second-innings score is 143. Expect batting-friendly conditions.
The weather is expected to be mostly cloudy. The highest temperature reached during the day will be 23 degrees Celsius. There will be a 69 percent cloud cover and a two percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the east-northeast.
Fantasy Playing XI
Georgia Redmayne, Grace Harris, Mignon du Preez, Danielle Wyatt, Elyse Villani, Jess Jonassen, Amelia Kerr, Heather Graham, Nicola Hancock, Maisy Gibson, Molly Strano
Date: November 6, 2022
Time: 4.45 AM IST (10.15 AM LOCAL)
Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Live streaming: Sony Sports Network (India), Foxtel (Australia), BT Sports (England)
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