On Friday, November 17, Melbourne Stars and Hobart Hurricanes will face off in the 42nd game of the Women’s Big Bash League 2023 at Allan Border Field, Albion, Brisbane.
In the ongoing tournament, Melbourne Stars’ performance has been incompatible. They now hold seventh position on the points table after winning just three out of their last ten matches. They beat Melbourne Renegades by four runs in their previous match.
Although Hobart Hurricanes too didn’t have a very good season so far. They have lost six of their ten matches. They lost their last match by 53 runs against the Brisbane Heat. Both have struggled till now and are not in a decent position on the points table. Hence, both sides will try to win this match to strengthen their position.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 42, Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes – Match Details
Date and Time: November 17, 2023, Friday, 10:40 AM IST
Venue: Allan Border Field, Albion, Brisbane
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and FanCode
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 42, Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes – Pitch Report
The pitch at the Allan Border Field, Brisbane is a balanced pitch. It will assist both batters and bowlers. The last few games at this venue have produced an average first innings score of 131 runs. The wicket will have nice carry and bounce for the quick bowlers.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 42, Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes – Weather Report
The weather forecast for this match is going to be thundery showers during the first half of the game. The temperature will hover around 22℃ with humidity to be expected around 74%. The wind may be blowing at an expected speed of 8 km/h under cloud cover.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 42, Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes – Probable Playing XI
Melbourne Stars: Maia Bouchier, Meg Lanning (C), Alice Capsey, Annabel Sutherland, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Reid (wk), Kim Grath, Milly Illingworth, Rhys McKenna, Sasha Moloney, Sophie Day.
Hobart Hurricanes: Elyse Villani (C), Heather Graham, Lizelle Lee (wk),Bryony Smith, Nicola Carey, Naomi Stalenberg, Molly Strano, Amy Smith, Shabnim Ismail, Ruth Johnston, Hayley Silver-holmes.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 42, Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes – Head-to-Head Records
Hobart Hurricanes have won four games and Melbourne Stars have one win in their last five WBBL meetings. Hobart Hurricanes will try to repeat their victory over Stars in the upcoming match.
Prediction: Hobart Hurricanes to win the match.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 42, Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes – Dream 11 Prediction
Wicket-Keepers : Lizelle Lee
Batters: Meg Lanning (C), Elyse Villani
All-rounders: Annabel Sutherland, Heather Graham (VC), Kim Grath, Alice Capsey
Bowlers: Molly Strano, Shabnim Ismail, Sophie Day, Amy Smith