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The 49th fixture of the Women’s Big Bash League 2022 will see the all-exciting clash between the top two sides of the league, Sydney Sixers and Brisbane Heat. The two sides are coming into this fixture with impressive wins from their previous outings.
The Sixers have played 11 games thus far in the event with eight wins and have lost on just two occasions. Furthermore, the side currently stands on top of the table with 17 points at a net run rate of +0.738. Speaking about the Brisbane Heat, the side stands second on the table having played one match more than the Sixers and have 16 points to their name.
Their last fixture saw them earning the two points courtesy of DLS method that came into picture against the Adelaide Strikers. While Sixers will look to maintain their fine form and project their dominant performance in their next match, the Heat will be on the lookout to get the better of the Sydney franchise and take the top spot on the table. In any case, an interesting match awaits at the North Sydney Oval in Sydney.
Sydney Sixers Women vs Brisbane Heat Women, Match 49, Women’s Big Bash League 2022
Venue: North Sydney Oval, Sydney
Date & Time: November 16, 1:40 PM IST
Telecast & Live Streaming Details: Sony Sports Network & Sony Liv
The pitch at the North Sydney Oval slightly assists the batters. A high-scoring match can be expected considering the condition of the track and bowlers will need to be on their toes. Moreover, pacers and spinners will be suited alike as per the pitch conditions.
Predicted Playing XIs for SS-W vs BH-W
Sydney Sixers Women
Suzie Bates, Alyssa Healy (wk), Ellyse Perry (c), Ashleigh Gardner, Erin Burns, Nicole Bolton, Sophie Ecclestone, Kate Peterson, Angelina Genford, Lauren Cheatle, Jade Allen
Brisbane Heat Women
Danielle Wyatt, Georgia Voll, Grace Harris, Amelia Kerr, Charli Knott, Laura Harris, Ellie Johnston (wk), Jess Jonassen (c), Nicola Hancock, Courtney Sippel, Jess Kerr
Probable Best Performers from SS-W vs BH-W
Probable best batter: Alyssa Healy
In the previous outing against the defending champions, Perth Scorchers, Healy blasted a stunning century to guide the side to victory. Healy has been consistent with the bat in most of her outings which is why she can have yet another fantastic run against the Heat.
Probable best bowler: Nicola Hancock
A neck-to-neck battle between Hancock and Ashleigh Gardner with the ball can be expected as the rival players have topped the charts in the list of most wicket-takers. While it is difficult to pick between the two as both have relished fantastic outings for their respective sides, Hancock could possibly have upper hand this time around.
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.