Women's Big Bash League 2023- Squads, Fixtures and All you need to know
The Women's Big Bash League is kicking off on the 19th of October with Sydney Sixers Women facing Melbourne Stars Women in the Inaugural game at the North Sydney Oval Ground. The Final of the T20 competition will be played on the 2nd of December, 2023.
Top Tournament Stats - Women's Big Bash League 2023
A total of 8 teams are participating in the competition namely, Adelaide Strikers, Melbourne Stars, Hobart Hurricanes, Melbourne Renegades, Perth Scorchers, Sydney Thunder, Brisbane Heat and Sydney Sixers.
There are 56 matches scheduled to be played during the league including the Final match.
The league will be following a double round robin format. It will lead to teams playing 14 matches during the league stage. The two teams that stay at the top during the league stages will advance to the Final.
Adelaide Strikers Women- They won the 2022 edition of the Women's Big Bash League. They beat Sydney Sixers Women in the Finals to claim the title.
Players like Deandra Dottin and Tahlia McGrath performed superbly with the bat. Amanda Jade Wellington and Megan Schutt's impact with the ball was also monumental during the tournament.
Adelaide Strikers Women play well as a team and they will start as one of the favorites to win the tournament.
Sydney Sixers Women were runners up in the last year's Women's Big Bash League.
Alyssa Healy, Ashleigh Gardner and Elysse Perry made a calculated and definite impact on the fortunes of Sydney Sixers Women in the competition. Sophie Ecclestone contributed with the ball very well also.
They are a strong unit and if they start firing, they will be a force to reckon with in the WBBL.
Melbourne Renegades Women- Tammy Beaumont, Sarah Coyte, Josie Dooley, Jess Duffin, Ellie Falconer, Ella Hayward, Sophie Molineux, Tayla Vlaeminck, Georgia Wareham, Hayley Matthews, Harmanpreet Kaur, Georgia Prestwidge, Courtney Webb
Brisbane Heat Women- Nicola Hancock, Grace Harris, Laura Harris, Mikayla Hinkley, Ellie Johnston, Jess Jonassen, Charli Knott, Grace Parsons, Georgia Redmayne, Courtney Sippel, Georgia Voll, Amelia Kerr, Bess Heath, Mignon du Preez, Sarah Glenn (partial replacement for Amelia Kerr), Lucy Hamilton
Adelaide Strikers Women- Jemma Barsby, Darcie Brown, Katie Mack, Tahlia McGrath, Annie O'Neil, Bridget Patterson, Madeline Penna, Megan Schutt, Amanda Jade-Wellington, Ella Wilson, Laura Wolvaardt, Dani Gibson, Georgia Adams, Anesu Mushangwe, Courtney Neale
Melbourne Stars Women- Sophie Day, Nicole Faltum, Tess Flintoff, Kim Garth, Olivia Henry, Milly Illingworth, Meg Lanning, Sasha Moloney, Rhys McKenna, Sophie Reid, Annabel Sutherland, Alice Capsey, Maia Bouchier, Sophia Dunkley, Jas Nevins
Hobart Hurricanes Women- Nicola Carey, Maisy Gibson, Heather Graham, Ruth Johnston, Hayley Silver-Holmes, Amy Smith, Molly Strano, Rachel Trenaman, Elyse Villani, Shabnim Ismail, Bryony Smith, Emma Manix-Geeves, Lizelle Lee, Naomi Stalenberg
Perth Scorchers Women- Charis Bekker, Piepa Cleary, Amy Edgar, Alana King, Lilly Mills, Beth Mooney, Taneale Pechel, Sophie Devine, Amy Jones, Stella Campbell, Maddy Darke, Chloe Piparo, Chloe Ainsworth, Lisa Griffith
Sydney Sixers Women- Jade Allen, Suzie Bates, Maitlan Brown, Erin Burns, Mathilda Carmichael, Lauren Cheatle, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Emma Hughes, Kate Peterson, Ellyse Perry, Chloe Tryon, Jess Kerr
Sydney Thunder Women- Hannah Darlington, Ebony Hoskin, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Anika Learoyd, Phoebe Litchfield, Claire Moore, Olivia Porter, Lauren Smith, Marizanne Kapp, Heather Knight, Lauren Bell, Tahlia Wilson, Saskia Horley, Paris Bowdler, Chamari Athapaththu
Let's take a look at the fixtures
19 Oct 2023 - Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars
20 Oct 2023 - Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat
Hobart Hurricanes vs Perth Scorchers
21 Oct 2023 - Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars
22 Oct 2023 - Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat
Sydney Thunder vs Sydney Sixers
23 Oct 2023 - Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers
24 Oct 2023 = Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers
Sydney Sixers vs Brisbane Heat
25 Oct 2023 - Perth Scorchers vs Hobart Hurricanes
26 Oct 2023 - Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades
27 Oct 2023 - Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes
Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars
28 Oct 2023 - Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Sixers
29 Oct 2023 - Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers
Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat
30 Oct 2023 - Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder
31 Oct 2023 - Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers
01 Nov 2023 - Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder
02 Nov 2023 - Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars
03 Nov 2023 - Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder
Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Renegades
04 Nov 2023 - Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder
Hobart Hurricanes vs Brisbane Heat
05 Nov 2023 - Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades
Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers
06 Nov 2023- Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat
08 Nov 2023 - Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers
Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades
09 Nov 2023 - Sydney Thunder vs Hobart Hurricanes
Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers
10 Nov 2023 - Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades
Sydney Sixers vs Hobart Hurricanes
11 Nov 2023 - Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers
Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers
12 Nov, 2023 - Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder
Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars
13 Nov 2023 = Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Sixers
15 Nov 2023 - Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes
Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder
16 Nov 2023 - Sydney Sixers vs Perth Scorchers
17 Nov 2023 - Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes
Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Renegades
18 Nov 2023 - Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers
Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers
19 Nov 2023 - Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes
Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat
21 Nov 2023 - Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers
Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Sixers
22 Nov 2023 - Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars
23 Nov 2023 - Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Renegades
24 Nov 2023 - Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder
Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers
25 Nov 2023 - Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades
26 Nov 2023 - Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers
26 Nov 2023 - Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder
02 Dec 2023 = Final
Where to watch Women's Big Bash League 2023:
Live Cricket Women's Big Bash League 2023: The live cricket streaming page which enables you to watch live cricket and Cricket World TV - Geo-restrictions apply
*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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