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Adelaide Strikers women (AS-W) will take on Brisbane Heat women (BH-W) in match 14 of Women’s Big Bash League 2021 at Invermay Park in Launceston on Sunday, October 24.

The Strikers have been the most dominant team in the ongoing edition of the WBBL and are the only unbeaten team in the competition. The Tahlia McGrath's side won their initial two games, but rain forced the third match against Hobart Hurricanes to be abandoned. AS-W currently sit atop the Women’s Big Bash League 2021 standings with five points from three games. 

On the other hand, the Brisbane Heat made a heartbreaking start to their WBBL 2021 campaign after losing to Perth Scorchers in the Super Over. The Brisbane outfit, led by Australia cricket team all-rounder Jess Jonassen, thrashed the Scorchers by 59 runs in their next match, while their clash against the Melbourne Stars was called off due to rain. Jonassen's Heat is currently placed third in the standings with three points from as many matches.

AS-W vs BH-W Dream11 prediction

The Brisbane Heat dominate the head-to-head record against Adelaide Strikers in the Women’s Big Bash League, winning nine of 13 matches between the teams. Furthermore, BH-W have won three of their last five matches against AS-W in the women’s T20 League. However, the in-form Strikers are a formidable unit and will start as favourites against the Heat in their upcoming encounter on Sunday.

AS-W vs BH-W Dream11 team tips for Women’s Big Bash League 2021

Top tip: Best batter

Brisbane Heat opening batter Grace Harris has been one of the standout performers in WBBL 2021 so far. The 28-year-old has scored 75 runs in two matches at a strike rate of 131.57 while also maintaining a decent average of 37.50. Harris will look to continue her impressive form against a robust Adelaide Strikers bowling line-up.

Top tip: Best bowler

Sarah Coyte has been Adelaide Strikers' wrecker-in-chief in this season's Women's Big Bash League. The Australia right-arm pacer has bagged six wickets in three matches at an economy of 5.41 and currently is the leading wicket-taker in WBBL 2021. Going by her recent form, Coyte is likely to trouble the Brisbane Heat batting line-up on Sunday.

Top tip: Best all-rounder and wicket-keeper

There are many top all-rounders to choose from in your fantasy cricket team, but Tahlia McGrath ought to be your first choice. The Adelaide Strikers captain has scored 92 runs and also picked three wickets in three matches so far.

For the wicketkeeper position, Brisbane Heat's Georgia Redmayne edges out Tegan McPharlin of Adelaide Strikers. Additionally to her wicket-keeping duties, Redmayne has been in excellent form with the bat, scoring 77 runs in two matches with a half century to her credit.

AS-W vs BH-W probable playing XI

AS-W playing XI (probable): Dane van Niekerk, Katie Mack, Laura Wolvaardt, Tahlia McGrath (captain), Bridget Patterson, Madeline Penna, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Tegan McPharlin (wicket-keeper), Sarah Coyte, Jemma Barsby, Darcie Brown

BH-W playing XI (probable): Grace Harris, Georgia Redmayne (wicket-keeper), Georgia Voll, Laura Kimmince, Anne Bosch, Mikayla Hinkley, Jess Jonassen (captain), Nadine de Klerk, Georgia Prestwidge, Nicola Hancock, Poonam Yadav 

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