Melbourne Renegades Women vs Brisbane Heat Women Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Predictions for Match 12 of Womens Big Bash League 2022

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Melbourne Renegades Women vs Brisbane Heat Women: The 12th game of the Womens Big Bash League 2022 will be played between Melbourne Renegades Women and Brisbane Heat Women. The game will be hosted at Karen Rolton Oval stadium in Adelaide on 21st October 2022. 

Both teams faced each other in the 9th fixture of the tournament. Brisbane Heat completely dominated the game with the bat. They posted a total of 180 by losing just 1 wicket. Heat’s keeper, Georgia Redmayne, missed out on her hundred by just 2 runs. Moreover, the openers put together a partnership of 165 runs and ended up with 180 runs at the end of 20 overs. 

Melbourne Renegades were derailed in the second innings as they lost 2 wickets in the powerplay itself. From there, they kept losing wickets at regular intervals and fell short of 21 runs. And to add to their misery further, Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur is set to miss the tournament owing to a back injury. She was the player of the tournament in the last edition of the Womens Big Bash League 2021.

With the win, Brisbane Heat moves forward to fourth place on the points table, whereas the Renegades are placed just below them in 5th place. 

Match Details for Melbourne Renegades Women vs Brisbane Heat Women

Series: Womens Big Bash League 2022

Date: 21st October 2022 (Friday)

Time: 6:30 AM IST

Venue: Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide

Live Streaming: Sony Sports, Sonyliv

Pitch Report

The pitch of the Karen Rolton Oval has always been a batting-friendly pitch. Hence, a high-scoring game is likely to take place. The spinners could be useful in the middle overs but would not be too effective. As a result, bowling first would be the wise choice for the skippers.

Probable Playing XI

Melbourne Renegades Women

Sophie Molineux (captain), Hayley Matthews, Josephine Dooley (wicket-keeper), Evelyn Jones, Courtney Webb, Erica Kershaw, Carly Leeson, Rhiann O Donnell, Sarah Coyte, Georgia Prestwidge, Shabnim Ismail

Brisbane Heat Women

Georgia Redmayne (wicket-keeper), Georgia Voll, Amelia Kerr, Laura Harris, Charli Knott, Jess Jonassen (captain), Ellie Johnston, Mikayla Hinkley, Nicola Hancock, Courtney Sippel, Jess Kerr

Match Predictions for Melbourne Renegades Women vs Brisbane Heat Women

Brisbane Heat Women are the probable winners of this game. They dominated in the previous fixture and are likely to continue the momentum. Head to head both stands equal with 7 wins each. However, in this season, the Heat Women are a better unit. Overall, fans are in for a treat as a great game of cricket is likely to play out. 

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