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Warwick stars turn up the Heat this Big Bash

Mark Steketee.
Mark Steketee. Kate Czerny

WARWICK will be well represented during the Big Bash season, with Delissa Kimmince and Mark Steketee leading the charge as Queensland strives for cricket greatness.

The WBBL Heat will look for Kimmince to continue her strong outputs for the team, as she did in the opening game against Perth on Sunday.

The all-rounder finished unbeaten on 87 runs from just 54 balls, including three sixes, in her side's 17-run loss to the Scorchers.

Kimmince averaged 15.26 with the bat in last year's WBBL, and had an efficient economical rate of 6.62 runs per over when bowling.

The women's Heat get a chance for redemption when they face the Scorchers again on Friday afternoon.

In the men's competition Steketee will be looking to cement his place in the team of 11 taking to the field against the Melbourne Stars at the Gabba tonight.

The Heat were eliminated from last year's BBL in heartbreaking fashion, losing in the semi finals in a super over.

Steketee starred in that game, taking 2-21 off his four overs, concluding a great season with the ball for the Warwick paceman.

In last year's competition, Steketee finished second for most wickets taken with 15, with a solid economy rate of 7.57 runs per over.

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