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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Women's Big Bash League 2021 - Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat - Match 4: 17th Oct

Sophie Devine
Sophie Devine
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The 4th match of the Women's Big Bash League 2021 will be played between Perth Scorchers and Brisbane Heat at Blundstone Arena, Hobart in Australia.

Live Scores and Stats - WBBL 2021 - Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat - Match 4

Perth Scorchers finished as Semi-finalists in the last season of Women's Big Bash League. The team has Shelley Nitschke as their head coach.

Perth Scorchers can avail the services of Marizanne Kapp (Sixers), Chamari Athapaththu, Alana King (Stars), Lisa Griffith (Sixers), Lilly Mills (Heat), Ashley Day, Amy Edgar this season but will miss Jemma Barsby (Strikers), Amy Jones, Sarah Glenn, Emma King (retired), Nicole Bolton (Sixers), Megan Banting, Georgia Wyllie.

Without England wicketkeeper batter Amy Jones and leg spinner Sarah Glenn, Scorchers will feel a bit weakened. However, they are oozing with quality at the top of the order.

Sophie Devine (NZ), Beth Mooney, Chamari Athapathu (SL) and Marizanne Kapp coming one after another - now that's some batting order.

Brisbane Heat finished as Semi-finalists in the last season of Women's Big Bash League. The team has Ashley Noffke as their head coach.

Anneke Bosch, Ellie Johnston, Poonam Yadav, Zoe Cooke have replaced Delissa Kimmince (retired), Amelia Kerr, Maddy Green, Lilly Mills (Scorchers) in the Brisbane Heat squad.

Brisbane Heat have a slightly weak squad compared to the rest of teams. The retirement of Delissa Kimmince and the absence of New Zealand star Amelia Kerr due to mental health issues has depleted them.

The team will look towards captain Jess Jonassen, Indian leg spinner Poonam Yadav, Grace Harris and Georgia Redmayne to make an impact.

Squads:

Perth Scorchers - Sophie Devine (NZ)(c), Beth Mooney, Chamari Athapathu (SL), Marizanne Kapp (SA), Samantha Betts, Mathilda Carmichael, Piepa Cleary, Ashley Day, Amy Edgar, Heather Graham, Lisa Griffith, Alana King, Lilly Mills, Taneale Peschel, Chloe Piparo 

Brisbane Heat - Jess Jonassen (c), Anneke Bosch (SA), Nadine de Klerk (SA), Poonam Yadav (Ind), Zoe Cooke, Nicola Hancock, Grace Harris, Laura Kimmince, Mikayla Hinkley, Charli Knott, Georgia Prestwidge, Georgia Redmayne, Courtney Sippel, Georgia Voll

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Brisbane Heat

Who will win? – Brisbane Heat

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Grace Harris (Brisbane Heat), Chamari Athapaththu (Perth Scorchers)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Poonam Yadav (Brisbane Heat), Marizanne Kapp (Perth Scorchers)

Most Sixes – Grace Harris (Brisbane Heat), Chamari Athapaththu (Perth Scorchers)

Player of the Match –  Grace Harris

Team Scores Batting first – Brisbane Heat 150+, Perth Scorchers 140+

 Match Handicap Brisbane Heat

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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