Sydney Sixers Women vs. Melbourne Renegades Women: Second Semifinal Preview
Sydney Sixers Women vs. Melbourne Renegades Women: Second Semifinal Preview

An array of quality all-rounders and International batsmen go head to head in the second semi-final of the Women's Big Bash League on Saturday. The Sydney Sixers Women hope to seal their fourth Women's Big Bash League title while Melbourne Renegades will hope to silence the massive presence of Ellyse Perry with their own version of her, Sophie Molineux.

This is Renegades' first ever semi-final, and Molineux played a big role in getting them to where they did. Having won five of their last seven games, the Renegades are on form but they lost to Sixers in their last match and that should affect their confidence.

Conditions: The Drummoyne Oval in Sydney should see a used surface for the second semi-final and it is likely to promote bigger scores under light.

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Wicket-keeper: Alyssa Healy (10.5 credits)

She is the third highest run-scorer this season with 426 runs in 14 matches at an average of 35.50. After a Women's World T20 where she was exceptional, Healy is once again in top form and it would be a blunder to give her a miss in your fantasy side. Healy has been fairly consistent and given her role as keeper batsman, she should fetch ample points.

Batsman: Danielle Wyatt (9.5 credits)

Wyatt is Renegades' highest run-scorer this season with 357 runs in 13 matches at 27.46. An enforcer at the top of the order, Wyatt is capable of playing that one destructive innings which ends title dreams. Renegades will hope she

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