The match no. 38 of the ongoing Women’s Big Bash League is all set to take place on Monday, November 13. Hosts Hobart Hurricanes will square off against Sydney Sixers at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart for the exciting contest. While Sixers are fifth on the points table with eight points in nine games, Hurricanes find themselves right below with seven points from eight games.
The form for the visiting side has been really impressive lately, as they’re riding on a three-match winning streak. Hurricanes, on the other hand, haven’t been able to register a win in their three outings preceding the upcoming one. Thus, both the sides will have an eagerness to win for different reasons.
Led by Ellyse Perry, Sydney Sixers will be riding high on the all-rounders they boast. The Sydney-based side have names like Perry, Ashleigh Gardner, Chloe Tryon, and Suzie Bates, which makes their squad a formidable one. On the contrary, Elyse Villani, Lizelle Lee, and Shabnim Ismail are among notable mentions in the home team.
Speaking of best performers, skipper Villani has been the most successful batter for Hurricanes with 225 runs to her name at an average of 56.25. Molly Strano, on the other hand, has shone with the ball in her hand. She has taken eight wickets in as many matches in the tournament so far, at an economy of 6.63.
For the visiting side, Ellyse Perry has been striking at an average of 41.85 with 293 runs to her tally. Lauren Cheatle has been sensational with the ball, as she has taken 17 wickets in nine matches so far, at an economy of 7.18. Gardner has also been putting impressive all-round performances with 194 runs and 14 wickets in the tournament so far.
The clash on Monday, thus, will have a lot to offer. Both the teams will aim to go hard against when they lock horns in cracker of a contest.