BH-W Vs MR-W Dream11 And Match Report: Table toppers Brisbane Heat look to maraud their way into the summit clash come today’s semi-final
The second and culminating encounter of this Saturday regales us in the second semi-final of the Women’s Big Bash League with Melbourne Renegades and Brisbane Heat gracing the stage of the august encounter. It’s a match which promises to be an edge of the seat thriller as the best side in the league step out to the middle, a team which is heavily touted to emerge unblemished and unscathed from this one.
It’s a moniker which Brisbane Heat are fully deserving of, one which has been accorded to them given the enthralling brand of cricket the side have indulged us in across the course of the season. Sitting atop of the league standings with the 20 points to their name after winning their concluding league encounter, the side ended up wrapping up a fruitful league stage encounters for themselves in emphatic fashion.
Partaking in a rain marred encounter that day against Melbourne Stars, Brisbane Heat needed just 8.4 overs to canter their way to an 8 wicket win, a performance the side will be looking to emanate come today as well. Elsewhere, where things were extremely easy for the table toppers in their journey till here, Melbourne Renegades on the other hand had to toughen it out to make it this far with the side just about managing to squirm their way into the semi-final.
Finishing in fourth place, the side’s progression to this stage wasn’t assured until the concluding encounter, a match which saw them step upto the mantle and how their mettle when needed. Putting up 152 infront of Sydney Thunder, the side imbedded in place a pinch perfect bowling performance, one which saw them pack up their opponent’s run chase for just 122 to win by 29 runs.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
Despite this being the second contest of the day to be played on this track, the side winning the toss is still bound to come out and prefer chasing on the surface given how sublime a batting track this is. Both the sides will concurrently find it easy to open their arms and amass a bagful of runs with the bounce and room ideal for indulging in clean strokeplay.
Probable Playing 11
Anna Lanning, Chamari Athapaththu, Jess Duffin (C), Courtney Webb, Erica Kershaw, Georgia Wareham, Josephine Dooley (WK), Maitlan Brown, Molly Strano, Lea Tahuhu, Cary Leeson
Beth Mooney (WK), Maddy Green, Jess Jonassen, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Kirby Short (C), Laura Harris, Grace Harris, Amelia Kerr, Delissa Kimmince, Georgia Prestwidge, Mikayla Hinkley
Women’s Big Bash League 2019
Match: Brisbane Heat Vs Melbourne Renegades
Date And Time: 7th December, Saturday- 9:20am IST
Venue: Allan Border Field, Brisbane
Where To Watch: Sony Six/HD, Kayo, CA Live, FanCode
- Anna Lanning, Erica Kershaw, Georgia Wareham, Lea Tahuhu
- Beth Mooney, Jess Jonassen, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Georgia Prestwidge
Top 4 Batting Order
- Anna Lanning, Chamari Athapaththu, Jess Duffin, Courtney Webb
- Beth Mooney, Maddy Green, Jess Jonassen, Sammy-Jo Johnson
- Anna Lanning, Jess Duffin
- Beth Mooney, Jess Jonassen
Death Overs Bowlers
- Lea Tahuhu, Carry Leeson
- Delissa Kimmince, Georgia Prestwidge
BH-W Vs MR-W Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
Beth Mooney’s 50 in the previous match took just 27 balls coming, a knock which yet again alluded to why she’s held in such high regard in the cricketing fraternity. All across the course of the league, the player has been in imperious touch, meticulously piling on the runs at will to make her a must have bat for the day.
BH-W Vs MR-W Dream11 Batswomen
Laura Harris came up with 21 runs the last time around as she and Mooney put on a match winning stand of 39 runs for the first wicket to see us get her in as well from the side for this impending encounter. From the opposition meanwhile we are moving in with a duo of picks in the form of Jess Duffin whose 53 runs the last time around ended up being a decisive factor in her side winning the clash.
She will be accompanied by Courtney Webb whose 24 runs saw the two stitch together a match winning 48 run partnership for the fourth wicket in the foregone tie.
BH-W Vs MR-W Dream11 All-Rounders
She didn’t a bat the last time around but the 2-14 she sent down with the ball in the bygone encounter saw her yet again emphasise why she’s such an instrumental name for the side. It was a solid display from her with the ball, one where she ended up picking up wickets at crucial junctures to send back well set bats.
Grace Harris and Sammy Jo-Johnson come in from the unit as well while we have the lone player be imbedded in our unit from Melbourne Renegades with us deciding to venture in with Georgie Wareham. The all-round display by her in her side’s win the last time around saw her contribute 17 runs with the bat along with returning with the one wicket as well.
BH-W Vs MR-W Dream11 Bowling Order
At a time when everyone around her was being sent packing for a hectic amount of runs, Amelia Kerr sent down an economical spell of 2-4, an unbelievable performance with the ball as she cramped the bats for room with her rippers. It was a performance which makes her an instant pick for us for the tie along with Georgia Prestwidge.
From the other side of the docket, Maitlan Brown will be coming in to wrap up our side for this contest with the frontline bowler being at the forefront of her side’s bowling attack.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Jonassen will be our captain for the day while Mooney is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.