Recent Match Report – Renegades vs Heat 2nd Match 2023/24

brisbane heat 187 for 9 (G Harris 49, Redmayne 49, Mathews 3-30) beat Melbourne Renegades 181 (Glenn 4-23, Notts 3-33) by six runs

spinners Charlie Knott And sarah glen Brisbane Heat produced a stellar performance with the ball as they defeated Melbourne Renegades by six runs to win a thrilling WBBL clash at the Junction Oval.

A great cameo from georgia wareham (36 off 16 balls) put the Renegades in a position to snatch victory late on Friday night after the Heat reached 187 for 9.

She and Georgia Prestwitz hit two fours each off Courtney Sippel in the final over, leaving the Renegades needing 23 runs off the last six balls.

Wareham sealed the victory by hitting fellow spinner Jess Jonassen for a six over deep midwicket. But when Jonassen had him caught and bowled on the next ball, the Renegades needed a miracle which did not occur.

keeping superstar batsman hayley matthews And Harmanpreet Kaur Peace was crucial to the Heat’s success in the second match of the new tournament, and they could thank spinners Glenn and Knott.

English legspinner Glenn emerged as the best bowler for the Heat with figures of 5 for 55 on either side of the drinks break.

She took the crucial wicket of Kaur, who was the player of the tournament the last time she played for the Renegades, but missed a slog-sweep and was sent packing.

Knott broke Heat’s opening partnership of 55 runs by dismissing Heat. tammy beaumont With his offspin and in the same over, he dismissed West Indies’ star player Matthews in the recent T20 series against Australia.

Earlier, the Heat’s openers took advantage of the batsman-friendly Junction Oval wicket and a fast outfield to give their team an equally good start.

Australian representative grace harris In particular Ella Hayward was belted for two consecutive sixes in the second over.

In her first WBBL game since rupturing her Achilles tendon in last season’s semi-finals, the Heat’s top scorer georgia redmayne was equally impressive.

But Wareham broke the opening partnership of 77 when Harris slogged Prestvige to deep midwicket.

Matthews took 2 for 2 soon after the drinks break and although the Heat never repeated their brilliant start, their total proved adequate.

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