08:10 AM UTC: Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers, Eliminator, WBBL
With just three games remaining in the Women’s Big Bash League, the Brisbane Heat will clash against the Adelaide Strikers. Strikers will have the home advantage since they will be in Adelaide.
Top performers for Strikers
Katie Mach has been the top scorer for Adelaide Strikers, scoring 426 runs in 12 innings at an average of 60.85 and multiple scores of the 80s. Laura Woolvardt has scored 331 runs in 13 innings at an average of 30.09 with two half-centuries. Meanwhile, Dane van Niekerk has made 295 runs in 13 innings with an average of 22. Meanwhile, Tahlia McGrath has made 264 runs in 12 innings at an average of 37.71.
For Strikers, unsurprisingly, Amanda Jade-Wellington has claimed the most wickets with 16 in 14 innings at an economy of 7.04. Seamers Darcie Brown and Sarah Coyte have claimed 15 wickets each. Meanwhile, Megan Schutt has struck 10 times in 10 games at the most efficient economy of 5.53. McGrath has also claimed 10 wickets.
Top performers for Heat
For Heat, the opening pairing of Georgia Redmayne and Grace Harris has sizzled all season long. Redmayne has bagged 436 runs in 13 innings at an average of 36.33. On the other hand, Harris has 403 runs in 13 innings at an average of 33.58. Georgia Voll has smacked 262 runs in 13 innings at an average of 23.81.
Among wicket-takers, Jess Jonassen has led all the wicket-takers in the WBBL with 21 wickets in 13 innings at an economy of 6.53. Nicola Hancock has taken 13 wickets in 11 matches at an economy of 6.94. Grace Sippel has taken 12 wickets in 8 innings at an economy of 6.53.