Brisbane Heat Women vs Sydney Sixers Women Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Predictions for Match 1 of Womens Big Bash League 2022

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Brisbane Heat Women vs Sydney Sixers Women: Womens Big Bash League 2022 is all set to kick off on 13th October 2022. The inaugural game will be played between the Brisbane Heat Women and Sydney Sixers Women. 

Brisbane Heat had a heartbreak in the WBBL 2021 as they finished 3rd after losing the eliminator to the Adelaide Strikers. Head to head, Brisbane and Sydney have faced each other 7 times, and Brisbane leads with a tally of 6-1. 

Sydney Sixers, on the other hand, had a disappointing season in 2021. They won only four out of the 10 games played in total. They finished in the bottom 5 at the points table. Their record against Brisbane is not that encouraging. However, the new season may bring about a change in their fortunes. 

Match Details for Brisbane Heat Women vs Sydney Sixers Women

Series: Womens Big Bash League 2022

Date: 13th October 2022 (Thursday)

Time: 2:10 PM IST

Venue: Ray Mitchell Oval, Harrup Park, Mackay

Live Streaming: Sony Sports, Sonyliv

Pitch Report for Brisbane Heat Women vs Sydney Sixers Women

The weather is likely to be overcast for the first game. The batters will have a good game. Spinners are likely to make an impact too. The toss will happen via bat throw and the toss winning captain would prefer to bowl first. 

Probable Playing XI

Brisbane Heat Women

Amelia Kerr, Georgia Redmayne(wicket-keeper), Grace Harris, Georgia Voll, Laura Harris, Jess Jonassen(captain), Ellie Johnston, Jess Kerr, Nicola Hancock, Courtney Sippel, Grace Parsons

Sydney Sixers Women

Alyssa Healy(wicket-keeper), Suzie Bates, Ellyse Perry(captain), Ashleigh Gardner, Erin Burns, Nicole Bolton, Sophie Ecclestone, Maitlan Brown, Lauren Cheatle, Kate Peterson, Angie Genford

Match Predictions for Brisbane Heat Women vs Sydney Sixers Women

Predicting the winners of the first game is slightly difficult. The odds are 50-50 for both teams. However, the Sydney Sixers’ combination looks strong on paper. The duo of Perry and Healy is likely to shine in the opening game. Brisbane will miss the services of Danielle Wyatt. Overall, a good contest between the bat and the ball is expected to play out.

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