Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Stars will play their 13th Women’s Big Bash League 2023 match at Allan Border Field in Brisbane on Friday, October 27. The best team in the current WBBL season is the Brisbane Heat. They are atop the points table after three victories in as many games. They recently triumphed over Sydney Sixers, winning by three wickets.
The Heat elected to bowl first and held the Sixers to 146/8, getting two wickets apiece from captain Jess Jonassen, Courtney Sippel, and Nicola Hancock. With a 19-ball 39 to open the chase, Grace Harris had a big impact. Georgia Voll (39) and Jonassen (27) also made significant contributions as they achieved the goal in 19 overs.
Conversely, in their prior meeting, the Melbourne Stars lost to the Adelaide Strikers by four wickets. Maia Bouchier’s 48 runs off of 38 balls helped the Stars post a score of 133/6 in the first innings of a low-scoring thriller. With four wickets remaining in their innings and just two balls remaining, the Strikers reached the objective. For the Melbourne Stars, Alice Capsey claimed two wickets for 19 runs.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 13, Brisbane Heat Women vs Melbourne Stars Match Details
Date and Time: October 27, 2023, Thursday, 3:00 pm IST
Venue: Allan Border Field, Brisbane
Live Streaming: Fancode
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 13, Brisbane Heat Women vs Melbourne Stars Pitch Report
Brisbane’s Allan Border Field pitch is renowned for its modest scoring, which gives pacers a chance to take advantage of some movement. To take wickets, however, spinners will have to hold onto their lengths and lines. This pitch typically yields first-inning scores between 130 and 135 runs.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 13, Brisbane Heat Women vs Melbourne Stars Weather Report
The weather at Allan Border Field in Brisbane on Friday is predicted to be partly cloudy with a 17°C temperature. There is a 6% probability of precipitation at the very least, 71% humidity, and a 21 km/h wind speed forecast.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 13, Brisbane Heat Women vs Melbourne Stars Head-to-head Record
With eight wins out of 15 games, Brisbane Heat have a strong record while playing Melbourne Stars head-to-head. Six of the matches have been won by the Melbourne Stars, and one was called off.
The Stars have dropped two of their last three games in the competition, while the Brisbane Heat have won all three of their games. Thus, the Brisbane Heat is going to start as the favourite in this game.
Prediction: Brisbane Heat to win the match.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 13, Brisbane Heat Women vs Melbourne Stars Probable Xl
Brisbane Heat: Grace Harris, Georgia Redmayne (wk), Georgia Voll, Mignon du Preez, Jess Jonassen (c), Bess Heath, Charli Knott, Mikayla Hinkley, Nicola Hancock, Sarah Glenn, Courtney Sippel
Melbourne Stars: Meg Lanning (c), Sophia Dunkley, Alice Capsey, Annabel Sutherland, Maia Bouchier, Nicole Faltum (wk), Kim Garth, Sasha Moloney, Rhys McKenna, Sophie Day, Milly Illingworth
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 13, Brisbane Heat Women vs Melbourne Stars Dream11 Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Georgia Redmayne
Batters: Grace Harris, Meg Lanning, Sophia Dunkle, Maia Bouchier
All-rounders: Georgia Voll, Alice Capsey, Annabel Sutherland, Kim Garth, Jess Jonassen
Bowler: Sarah Glenn