Melbourne Renegades Squad Update: Sara Kennedy Joins Melbourne Renegades [WBBL 09]
A Change in the Ranks
The Melbourne Renegades make a crucial change in their squad ahead of their Monday clash with the Adelaide Strikers at CitiPower Centre.
Sara Kennedy Joins the Ranks
Victorian speedster Sara Kennedy is the new addition to the 14-player squad. She steps in as an injury replacement player for Ellie Falconer, who is set to miss a significant portion of the Weber WBBL|09 season due to a foot injury.
Sara Kennedy is widely recognized as one of the most promising young cricketers in the country. Her inclusion provides a fresh boost to the Renegades under the guidance of coach Simon Helmot.
Melbourne Renegades are determined to bounce back after a narrow loss in their season opener against the Brisbane Heat. Despite strong performances from their international stars, including Tammy Beaumont (34 from 18), Hayley Matthews (20 from 16), and Harmanpreet Kaur (31 from 26), the Renegades lost wickets at crucial junctures in their pursuit of the target.
A Late Charge
Facing a challenging requirement of 68 runs from 33 balls, Georgia Wareham (36 from 16) exhibited a remarkable display of big hitting. She steered the game deep into the final over but, in the end, the task proved too great, and the Renegades fell short by a margin of 6 runs.
The Upcoming Clash
On Monday, the Renegades are geared up for a face-off with the in-form Adelaide Strikers, who secured a victory against the Melbourne Stars in their recent encounter.
Melbourne Renegades Squad vs. Adelaide Strikers – October 23, 2023
- Hayley Matthews (c) (WI)
- Tammy Beaumont (ENG)
- Sarah Coyte
- Emma De Broughe
- Josie Dooley
- Jess Duffin
- Ella Hayward
- Harmanpreet Kaur (IND)
- Sara Kennedy
- Erica Kershaw
- Rhiann O’Donnell
- Georgia Prestwidge
- Georgia Wareham
- Courtney Webb
- Melbourne Renegades vs. Adelaide Strikers
- Date: Monday, October 23
- Time: 3:00 PM AEDT
The Melbourne Renegades are ready to turn the tide and seek a victory against the formidable Adelaide Strikers in what promises to be an exciting WBBL showdown.
Women Big Bash League [ WBBL 2022-23 ] Points Table | WBBL 2023-24 Team Standings & Rankings
|Perth Scorchers Women||2||1||1||0||0||1.2||0||2|
|Brisbane Heat Women||2||2||0||0||0||1.4||0||4|
|Melbourne Stars Women||2||1||1||0||0||-3.65||0||2|
|Adelaide Strikers Women||1||1||0||0||0||7.4||0||2|
|Sydney Thunder Women||1||1||0||0||0||2.1||0||2|
|Sydney Sixers Women||2||0||2||0||0||-1.1||0||0|
|Melbourne Renegades Women||1||0||1||0||0||-0.3||0||0|
|Hobart Hurricanes Women||1||0||1||0||0||-4.9||0||0|