WBBL 2023: Mignon du Preez steer Brisbane Heat to a thrilling win over Adelaide Strikers

Mignon du Preez

The clash between Brisbane Heat Women and Adelaide Strikers Women at Harrup Park in Mackay, unfolded in a riveting encounter that showcased skillful performances from both sides.

Toss and Team Lineups:

Adelaide Strikers Women won the toss and elected to bat. Brisbane Heat fielded a strong playing XI, featuring notable players like Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen and Mignon du Preez.

Adelaide Strikers Innings:

Adelaide Strikers posted a competitive total of 137/4 in their 20 overs. Madeline Penna was the standout performer, contributing 57 runs off 46 balls, while Danielle Gibson‘s explosive 34 runs off 17 balls added impetus to the innings.

Charli Knott and Amelia Kerr were effective with the ball for Brisbane Heat, claiming crucial wickets.

Brisbane Heat Innings:

In response, Brisbane Heat chased down the target, securing victory with 139/6 in 19.5 overs. Mignon du Preez played a pivotal role with a stellar knock of 60 runs off 49 balls.

Megan Schutt stood out with the ball for Adelaide Strikers Women, picking up two wickets.

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Brisbane Heat Women emerged victorious, winning by 4 wickets in a closely contested match.

Player of the Match:

Mignon du Preez was awarded the Player of the Match for her crucial and match-winning innings.

This thrilling encounter added another chapter to the excitement of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) 2023, showcasing outstanding performances and competitive cricket.

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This article was first published at WomenCricket.com, a Cricket Times company.

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