On Sunday, November 19, Melbourne Renegades will take on Hobart Hurricanes in match 46 of the Women’s Big Bash League 2023 at the Junction Oval, Melbourne. The Hobart Hurricanes will be fighting for survival. Melbourne Renegades managed to pull off a narrow win over Hobart Hurricanes previously.
Melbourne Renegades will be looking to play for pride in this dead clash for them. They have won just two games out of their eleven matches. Renegades have stunned Brisbane Heat in their last match. Skipper Hayley Matthews starred with both bat and ball to break their eight-game losing streak. Melbourne Renegades won the thrilling encounter by two runs.
On the other hand, Hobart Hurricanes also managed to break their five-match losing streak. They secured a comprehensive eight-wicket win over Melbourne Stars. In their previous match wicket-keeper batter Lizelle Lee was the star of the show for Hurricanes and finished the innings with the top score of unbeaten 77. Hobart Hurricanes have an attacking batter at the top order who are in brilliant form ahead of this clash.
Melbourne Renegades are currently ranked eighth on the points table of WBBL 2023 whereas Hobart Hurricanes are at sixth position.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 46, Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes – Match Details
Date and Time: November 19, 2023, Sunday, 04:40 AM IST
Venue: Junction Oval, Melbourne
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and FanCode
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 46, Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes – Pitch Report
The pitch at this venue is balanced but it will get a bit easier for batters to bat on as the match progresses. There is a good amount of pace and bounce and the ball will come nicely onto the bat. The seamers will get some movement early.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 46, Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes – Weather Report
The weather forecast for this match is bright and sunny with clear skies. The temperature is expected to be around 18 degrees Celsius with 60% humidity. The wind blow speed is expected to be 8 km/h.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 46, Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes – Probable Playing XIs
Melbourne Renegades: Hayley Matthews ©, Tammy Beaumont, Harmanpreet Kaur, Georgia Wareham, Jess Duffin, Courtney Webb, Josephine Dooley (wk), Emma de Broughe, Sarah Coyte, Georgia Prestwidge, Sara Kennedy.
Hobart Hurricanes: Elyse Villani ©, Lizelle Lee (wk), Bryony Smith, Nicola Carey, Heather Graham, Naomi Stalenberg, Ruth Johnston, Molly Strano, Amy Smith, Shabnim Ismail, Maisy Gibson.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 46, Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes – Head-to-Head Records
Melbourne Renegades and Hobart Hurricanes have faced each other 16 times. Hobart Hurricanes have been the dominant team with ten victories while the Melbourne Renegades have won six.
Prediction: Hobart Hurricanes to win the match
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 46, Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes – Key Players
- Hayley Matthews – She is an all-rounder and a top-order opening right-handed batter. She assisted her team to get their second win of the season in their last match with her outstanding all-around abilities.
- Sarah Coyte – She has been very effective in the last few games picking up five wickets in two matches. She is now the leading wicket-taker for Melbourne Renegades.
- Lizelle Lee – She has assisted her side in many games with superb performance. She is in prime form in the last match as she slammed her third half-century of the season.
- Heather Graham – She is the leading wicket-taker for the Hobart Hurricanes with 13 wickets. She has been very effective in the last few games.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Match 46, Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes – Dream 11 Prediction
Wicket-Keeper: Lizelle Lee
Batters: Elyse Villani, Harmanpreet Kaur
All-rounders: Hayley Matthews (C), Georgia Wareham, Heather Graham, Nicola Carey
Bowlers: Molly Strano, Shabnim Ismail, Sarah Coyte, Amy Smith