Melbourne Renegades and Adelaide Strikers will square off in the seventh game of the Women’s Big Bash League 2023 (WBBL 2023) on October 23 at Junction Oval in Melbourne. Adelaide Strikers opened the season with a commanding 148-run victory over Melbourne Stars.
Batting first, Strikers scored 177, led by a brilliant 86 from Katie, supported by 47 from Laura and a blistering 34 off 19 from captain Tahlia. With three wickets apiece from Megan Schutt and Amanda Wellington, plus contributions from Anesu and McGrath, the bowlers destroyed the opposition for a meagre 29 runs.
Melbourne, meanwhile, lost their opening match against Brisbane Heat by a slim margin of six runs. They had to bowl first and were given a difficult goal of 188. Despite a great effort, they were ultimately unable to catch up, which led to their first defeat of the campaign.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers Match Details
Date and Time: October 23, 2023, Sunday, 9:30 am IST
Venue: Junction Oval, Melbourne
Live Streaming: Fancode
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers Pitch Report
Junction Oval in Melbourne is shown to have a neutral pitch that helps bowlers and hitters alike. Bowlers also receive support, and batsmen can score runs quickly. Both teams scored more than 180, which was above average, in the most recent game.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers Weather Report
Around 17°C temperature is expected, along with partly overcast skies, 54% humidity, and a light breeze of 8 km/h as well.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers Head-to-head Record
With eight wins between the two sides, their head-to-head record is evenly matched. Renegades to play against the Strikers, who began the season strongly, despite their dismal WBBL record. The Strikers probably have the advantage because they have won three of the last five meetings.
Prediction: Adelaide Strikers to win the match.
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers Probable Xl
Melbourne Renegades: Tammy Beaumont, Hayley Matthews (c), Josephine Dooley (wk), Harmanpreet Kaur, Courtney Webb, Georgia Wareham, Jess Duffin, Erica Kershaw, Georgia Prestwidge, Sarah Coyte, Ella Hayward
Adelaide Strikers: Katie Mack, Laura Wolvaardt, Tahlia McGrath (c), Bridget Patterson (wk), Madeline Penna, Danielle Gibson, Georgia Adams, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Jemma Barsby, Megan Schutt, Anesu Mushangwe
Women’s Big Bash League 2023, Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers Dream11 Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Bridget Patterson
Batters: Harmanpreet Kaur, Tammy Beaumont, Laura Wolvaardt, Katie Mack
All-rounders: Hayley Matthews (c), Tahlia McGrath (vc)
Bowlers: Megan Scutt, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Sarah Coyte, Georgia Wareham