Melbourne Renegades will have the chance to move from the foot off the table if they can pull off a win against Perth Scorchers in match 34 of the ongoing Women’s Big Bash League 2023 (WBBL), on Saturday, November 11, at the Junction Oval, in Melbourne Renegades have lost six matches on the trot.
In their last game against Adelaide Strikers, Hayley Matthews’ women scored 148/5 in 20 overs, before suffering a six-wicket defeat. Perth Scorchers are coming into this encounter on the back of a comprehensive 39-run win against Brisbane Heat. After posting 192/3 in 20 overs, Perth bowled out Brisbane for 153.The Renegades and Scorchers met earlier in the tournament in Perth. The latter won the match by six wickets, chasing a target of 172 in the 18th over thanks to fifties from Beth Mooney and the skipper, Sophie Devine.
MR-W VS PS-W Match Details
|Particulars||Match||Venue||Date & Time||Live Broadcast and Streaming Details|
|Details||Melbourne Renegades Women vs Perth Scorchers Women, Women’s Big Bash League 2023||Junction Oval, Melbourne.||Saturday, November 11, 8:30 AM||Star Sports Network and FanCode|
Junction Oval Pitch Report
The Junction Oval has produced some big first-innings totals in WBBL 2023. Five matches have been won by teams batting first in this edition, while only once has a chasing team emerged victorious. The captain who wins the toss would be inclined to bat first, considering the track record. A total in excess of 170 will be hard to chase down at this venue.
MR-W vs PS-W Head-to-Head Record:
|Matches Played||Melbourne Renegades Women Won||Perth Scorchers Women Won|
Probable Playing XI:
Melbourne Renegades Women (MR-W)
Tammy Beaumont, Hayley Matthews (C), Courtney Webb, Harmanpreet Kaur, Jess Duffin, Georgia Wareham, Sarah Coyte, Josephine Dooley (WK), Georgia Prestwidge, Ella Hayward, Sara Kennedy
Perth Scorchers Women (PS-W)
Sophie Devine (C), Beth Mooney (WK), Nat Sciver-Brunt, Amy Jones, Maddy Darke, Chloe Piparo, Amy Louise Edgar, Piepa Cleary, Alana King, Taneale Peschel, Chloe Ainsworth
Probable Best Performers
Probable Best Batter
Sophie Devine (Perth Scorchers)
Sophie Devine has led from the front. The Kiwi batter started the tournament, batting in the middle order. However, she has now moved up to the opening position and formed a destructive partnership alongside Beth Mooney. In the last game against Brisbane, Devine scored a phenomenal century, finishing on 106 off 62 balls. She is currently the highest run-getter in WBBL 2023 with 345 runs from eight games at an average of 49.29 and a strike rate of 150.66.
Probable Best Bowler
Amy Louise Edgar (Perth Scorchers)
The Australian pacer has picked up 12 wickets in eight games at an average of 15.58 and a strike rate of 12.50. No other bowler from Perth Scorchers has picked more wickets than her in this edition of the eight-team event. Her role in the middle overs is very crucial for Perth.
Today’s Match Prediction: Perth Scorchers Women to win the Match
Disclaimer: The prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decisions.