Women's Big Bash League 2021/22, Challenger, Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers: Preview, fantasy tips, likely XIs

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Wed, 24/11/2021
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Melbourne Renegades will be up against Adelaide Strikers in the Challenger of the Women's Big Bash League 2021/22. The winner will face Perth Scorchers in the final.

Having finished second in the points table, the Renegades will head into the contest off a four-run win against Sydney Thunder. An unbeaten 81 from Harmanpreet Kaur propelled them to an imposing total of 175/4. They have a balanced batting line-up. The opening pair of Evelyn Jones and Jemimah Rodrigues are followed by a robust middle-order, consisting of Kaur, Carly Leeson and Jess Duffin. 

The Strikers, meanwhile, defeated Brisbane Heat by eight wickets in the Eliminator. Amanda-Jade Wellington took five wickets to restrict the Heat to 114/8. The Strikers then chased down the target in 16.3 overs, thanks to an unbeaten 50 from Katie Mack. Tahlia McGrath scored a 27-ball 38. 

Betway Fantasy Tips

  • Harmanpreet Kaur and Amanda-Jade Wellington should be the captain and vice-captain of your fantasy team.
  • Place your bet on Adelaide Strikers.

Probable XI:

Melbourne Renegades: Jemimah Rodrigues, Josephine Dooley (wk), Ella Hayward, Harmanpreet Kaur, Jess Duffin, Sophie Molineux (c), Evelyn Jones, Ellie Falconer, Rhiann O Donnell, Carly Leeson, Holly Ferling

Brisbane Heat: Grace Harris, Georgia Redmayne (wk), Georgia Voll, Mikayla Hinkley, Laura Kimmince, Jess Jonassen (c), Anne Bosch, Nadine de Klerk, Nicola Hancock, Courtney Grace Sippel, Poonam Yadav

Fantasy XI:

Jemimah Rodrigues, Grace Harris, Georgia Redmayne,  Harmanpreet Kaur,  Laura Kimmince, Jess Jonassen, Carly Leeson, Holly Ferling, Nadine de Klerk, Nicola Hancock, Georgia Voll