Brisbane Heat beat Melbourne Renegades by 4 wickets to reach rebel WBBL final
Reigning champions Brisbane Heat will contest the rebel Women’s Big Bash League Final tomorrow against the Adelaide Strikers at Allan Border Field.
Brisbane Heat 166 – 6 (Maddy Green 46 , Grace Harris 43; Molly Strano 4-28)
Melbourne Renegades 163 – 4 (Josie Dooley 50*, Jess Duffin 44)
Result - Brisbane Heat won by 4 wickets
The Heat will look to go back-to-back after defeating a gallant Melbourne Renegades team today in their semi-final.
The Heat successfully chased down the Renegades' total of 4-163 to win their semi by four wickets, after New Zealand recruit Maddy Green (46 off 29), Jess Jonassen (38 off 23 balls) and Grace Harris (43 off 27 balls) all made telling contributions.
Jonassen was named player of the match after also taking 1-25 from four overs in the Renegades innings that was notable for an unbeaten half century to Queensland’s Josie Dooley.
The Final starts at 1.40pm tomorrow Queensland time, with gates open at 12.15pm.
Adelaide defeated Perth in the early semi-final today.
Brisbane Heat - Beth Mooney(wk), Maddy Green, Jess Jonassen, Laura Harris, Kirby Short(c), Amelia Kerr, Delissa Kimmince, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Mikayla Hinkley, Georgia Prestwidge
Melbourne Renegades - Chamari Atapattu, Anna Lanning, Jess Duffin(c), Courtney Webb, Josie Dooley(wk), Georgia Wareham, Molly Strano, Erica Kershaw, Maitlan Brown, Carly Leeson, Lea Tahuhu
Start Time: 03:50
Toss: Brisbane Heat Women won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Allan Border Field, Brisbane
Officials: Claire Polosak, Ben Treloar, Nathan Johnstone, Neil Findlay
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