Sport Brisbane Heat top WBBL, host finals series

12:50  01 december  2019
12:50  01 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Take your family to a Brisbane Heat match and enjoy the fun, excitement and entertainment of the Big Bash League these school holidays. WBBL Heat Eye Finals .

Brisbane Heat will host the WBBL finals series after finishing on top of the ladder.

Amelia Kerr of the Heat© Getty Images Amelia Kerr of the Heat Brisbane Heat have banked top spot on the WBBL ladder and secured home-ground advantage for next weekend's finals after beating the Melbourne Stars by eight wickets on Sunday.

With rain delaying the start of play at CitiPower Centre in St Kilda and reducing play to 10 overs apiece, Beth Mooney starred as the Heat chased down the Stars' 6-87 with eight deliveries remaining.

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The consistent opener crushed an unbeaten 50 off 27 balls - her eighth 50 of the season - and was untroubled in carrying her side across the line and into top spot, past the Adelaide Strikers who lost to the Sydney Sixers earlier in the day.

Renegades burn Heat in WBBL boilover

  Renegades burn Heat in WBBL boilover Beth Mooney starred again with the bat but this time her runs were in vain as the Brisbane Heat were stunned by the Melbourne Renegades in the WBBL.Wyatt smoked a personal WBBL-best 87 off just 55 balls to help the Renegades haul in the Heat's formidable 4-183 with six deliveries remaining on Wednesday.


The WBBL Brisbane Heat will continue their focus on a rebel Women’s Big Bash League finals berth when they host the Melbourne Renegades at Allan Border Field tomorrow. Defending champions Brisbane Heat seal their spot in the WBBL |05 semi- finals with a seventh-straight win.

Brisbane and Adelaide finished equal with a 10-4 record but the Heat's superior net run rate (.723 to .601) means next weekend's semi-finals will be played at Allan Border Field.

Elyse Villani (25) and Lizelle Lee (16) got the Stars off to a promising start once the skies cleared.

But the Heat bowlers, led brilliantly by New Zealander Amelia Kerr (2-4 off two overs), took wickets in clumps while quelling the scoring rate before Mooney's blade did the rest.

Earlier Melbourne Renegades (8-6) secured their spot in Saturday's semi-finals with a clinical 29-run win over Sydney Thunder.

Perth Scorchers are the other team in the semi-finals and they could finish as high as third, depending on the outcome of their final match against Hobart Hurricanes later on Sunday.

Brisbane Heat beat Adelaide Strikers by six wickets in WBBL final at Allan Border Field .
Playing in front of a sold-out home crowd in Brisbane, the Heat show why they are the dominant force in women's domestic T20 cricket with victory over the Strikers in the final.Heat opener Beth Mooney was a stand-out with the bat in front of a sell-out crowd, making an unbeaten 56 from 45 deliveries as the Heat successfully chased down the victory target of 162 with 11 balls to spare.

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