Melbourne Stars (MS) and Brisbane Heat (BH) are set to lock horns in match 47 of the ongoing WBBL (Women’s Big Bash League) 2023 at Junction Oval in Melbourne on November 19, Sunday.
In their recent matches, the Stars suffered an eight-wicket defeat against Hobart Hurricanes, while the Heat lost to Melbourne Renegades by two runs. Currently, the Heat hold the fourth position in the eight-team points table, while the Stars are placed seventh.
MS-W vs BH-W Match Details:
|Match||Venue||Date & Time||Live Broadcast and Streaming Details|
|Melbourne Stars Women vs Brisbane Heat Women, Women’s Big Bash League 2023||Junction Oval, Melbourne||Sunday, November 19, 8:10 AM||Star Sports Network and FanCode|
Junction Oval Pitch Report and Conditions
The pitch at Junction Oval is a batting-friendly one, which encourages the batters to go for their shots. The surface is expected to help the pacers in the initial stage but if the batters get into their stride, the bowlers might struggle to make breakthroughs.
MS-W vs BH-W Head-to-Head Record:
|Matches Played||Melbourne Stars Women Won||Brisbane Heat Women Won||No Result|
MS-W vs BH-W Probable Playing XI
Melbourne Stars Women (MS-W):
Meg Lanning (c), Maia Bouchier, Alice Capsey, Annabel Sutherland, Sophia Dunkley, Tess Flintoff, Sophie Reid (wk), Kim Garth, Sasha Moloney, Milly Illingworth, Sophie Day
Brisbane Heat Women (BH-W):
Grace Harris, Georgia Redmayne (wk), Bess Heath, Amelia Kerr, Mignon du Preez, Charli Knott, Georgia Voll, Jess Jonassen (c), Nicola Hancock, Courtney Grace Sippel, Lucy Hamilton
Probable Best Performers
Probable Best Batter
Grace Harris (Brisbane Heat-W):
Grace Harris could be the best batter in the upcoming clash against Melbourne Stars. She is the side’s top scorer with 354 runs from 11 games at an average of 35.40 and a strike rate of 173.52. the opening batter scored a crucial 36-ball 65-run in their previous game against Melbourne Renegades.
Probable Best Bowler
Nicola Hancock (Brisbane Heat- W):
Nicola Hancock is Brisbane Heat’s second-highest wicket-taker in the ongoing tournament. She has so far picked up 13 wickets from 11 games at an average of 23.38 and an impressive economy rate of 7.96.
Today’s Match Prediction: Team batting first 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.