WBBL|07: Brisbane Heat wins by 43 runs against Melbourne Renegades, due to excellent bowling display

At the ongoing WBBL|07, the Brisbane Heat bowlers defended the 156 runs total as they beat Melbourne Renegades by 43 runs.

The 54th Match of the Weber WBBL|07 was a Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Renegades encounter played on Saturday, 20th November 2021 at the Great Barrier Reef Arena, Mackay in  Australia.

The 2021–22 Women’s Big Bash League or WBBL|07 is in its seventh season. It is being played from 14th October to 27th November 2021, with eight teams and a total of 59 matches.

Line-Up for Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Renegades – WBBL|07

Brisbane Heat Women won the toss and elected to bat.

Brisbane Heat’s Innings

The 1st wicket to fall for Brisbane Heat was of Grace Harris on 12 (off 12 balls), due to stumping by Josephine Dooley. Brisbane Heat was 37/1 in 4.6 overs.

However, an 82 run partnership between Georgia Redmayne and Georgia Voll steadied the innings for Brisbane Heat.

But Melbourne Renegades fought back as they picked 4 quick wickets in back-to-back overs. Of Voll on 41 (off 30 balls), Laura Kimmince, Redmayne on fine knock of 71 (off 51) & Mikayla Hinkley. At that stage, Brisbane Heat was at 138/5 (17.4 overs).

In the end, Jess Jonassen’s 11* (off 9 balls) & Ellie Johnston’s 7* (off 7 balls) helps put 156/5 (20 overs) on the board for Brisbane Heat.

Melbourne Renegades Target is 157 Runs

Two early wicket falls for Melbourne Renegades, as Jemimah Rodrigues was dismissed on the 5th ball itself – bowled out by Nicola Hancock. Then, the next dismissal was of Courtney Webb as Jess Jonassen picked the wicket. Renegades were at 27/2 (4.5 overs).

Meanwhile, after the powerplay, they were 35/2. However, three wickets fall in quick succession of Evelyn Jones, Jess Duffin & Sophie Molineux. With that, Melbourne Renegades were in trouble at 58/5 in 10.2 overs.

But it doesn’t get better for the Renegades, as Rhiann O’Donnell, Josephine Dooley on 35 (off 27 balls), Ella Hayward & Ellen Falconer lost their wickets. However, Harmanpreet Kaur didn’t come to bat and is registered on the scorecard as absent hurt. With that, Melbourne Renegades finished their innings at 113 (18.1 overs).

As a result, Brisbane Heat Women won the match by 43 runs. Hence, the Player of the Match was awarded to Georgia Redmayne – 71 (off 51 balls).

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More