The WBBL has reached its conclusion, with the knockout rounds set to take place between four qualified teams. The Brisbane Heat and Hobart Hurricanes finished third and fourth in their respective groups. Both teams enter the eliminator match having suffered a few losses in their most recent matches and will be looking to shake off their losing ways. If the team wins this match, they will advance to the challenger match against Adelaide Strikers. We anticipate a thrilling match between two of the WBBL’s top teams.
The Eliminator Match between Brisbane Heat Women vs Hobart Hurricanes Women will take place on November 23, 2022 at Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide, South Australia.
Match Details to Note
Match: Brisbane Heat Women vs Hobart Hurricanes Women, Eliminator, Womens Big Bash League 2022
Date: November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 1:40 PM IST
Venue: Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide, South Australia
The Brisbane Heat have been led by the bats of Georgia Voll (229 runs), Grace Harris (273 runs), and Amelia Kerr (243 runs), with their leading run scorer Georgia Redmayne (333 runs) out due to injury. Jess Jonassen and Laura Harris have played attacking knocks in the later stages of the game, and Danielle Wyatt will be buoyed by her half-century in the previous league game.
Pacer Nicola Hancock has been outstanding with the ball this season, taking 22 wickets at an economy rate of 8.4 RPO. Jess Jonassen (20 wickets) and Amelia Kerr (19 wickets) have dominated the middle overs, allowing runs at just 7 RPO and taking 39 wickets in total. Courtney Sippel (6 wickets), Charli Knott (5 wickets), and Jess Kerr (10 wickets) have all contributed to their strong bowling attack.
Jess Jonassen (c), Amelia Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Danielle Wyatt, Zoe Cooke, Nicola Hancock, Grace Harris, Mikayla Hinkley, Ellie Johnston, Charli Knott, Georgia Redmayne (wk), Courtney Sippel, Georgia Voll, Laura Harris, Grace Parsons, Jess Kerr, Lucy Hamilton
Possible Playing XI:
Danielle Wyatt, Georgia Voll, Grace Harris, Amelia Kerr, Laura Harris, Ellie Johnston (wk), Jess Jonassen (c), Charli Knott, Nicola Hancock, Jess Kerr, Courtney Sippel
Despite finishing in the top four, the Hobart Hurricanes’ batting unit has been slightly below par. Mignon Du Preez has scored 366 runs at a strike rate of 125 with three fifties so far. Heather Graham (237 runs), Lizelle Lee (249 runs), and Ellyse Villani (205 runs) have all contributed important runs, but they will need to score big in this crucial match to lead their batting unit.
Despite bowling in powerplay overs, Molly Strano has taken 18 wickets at an economy rate of less than 6 RPO. Leggie Maisy Gibson (12 wickets) and Nikola Carey (13 wickets) have also consistently been in the wickets column. Hayley Jenson (7 wickets) and Heather Graham (8 wickets) provide excellent depth and balance to their team.
Elyse Villani (c), Nicola Carey, Lizelle Lee, Mignon du Preez, Issy Wong, Julia Cavanough, Maisy Gibson, Heather Graham, Ruth Johnston, Emma Manix-Geeves, Hayley Silver-holmes, Amy Smith, Naomi Stalenberg, Molly Strano, Rachel Trenaman, Hayley Jensen
Possible Playing XI:
Lizelle Lee (wk), Rachel Trenaman, Mignon du Preez, Elyse Villani (c), Heather Graham, Nicola Carey, Ruth Johnston, Naomi Stalenberg, Hayley Jensen, Amy Smith, Molly Strano
Brisbane Heat Women vs Hobart Hurricanes Women Toss Prediction
Both teams may choose to bat first, as batting first teams have a 4-2 win-loss record here this season. Any score of more than 150 runs will be difficult to chase under lights in a high-pressure game, regardless of pitch conditions.
Brisbane Heat Women vs Hobart Hurricanes Women Pitch Report
This season, Adelaide has hosted six matches, with teams crossing the 150-run mark twice. In this match, we expect the teams to score between 150 and 160 runs.
Karen Rolton Oval has a good balance between bat and ball, with some movement and true bounce to make batting easier. The weather in Adelaide is expected to be sunny and breezy. The DLS equation interfered with the last two matches played here.
Brisbane Heat Women vs Hobart Hurricanes Women Prediction
Brisbane Heat has a strong batting lineup with many players in good form, but they will be without their top scorer, who is unavailable for this match. Bowling has been their strongest suit, with both pace and spin bowlers performing admirably. The Hobart Hurricanes batting lineup is heavily reliant on Du Preez, and the team lacks a good finisher. Their spinners have been very efficient, but their pacers must step up in this crucial match. This match is expected to be won by the Brisbane Heat. Check out the odds at Cricbaba!
Brisbane Heat Women is the favourite to beat Hobart Hurricanes Women at the odds of 1.67.
Brisbane Heat Women vs Hobart Hurricanes Women Most Recommended Player for Bet:
Amelia Kerr, the White Ferns’ young leggie, has performed admirably in international cricket. Because of her tricky bowling and decent batting, she is dubbed “the most wanted” player on the league cricket circuit.