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Scorchers hand Thunder first loss of WBBL

WOMEN’S BIG BASH LEAGUE, 2017-18

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Perth Scorchers eased past Sydney Thunder to hand them their first loss of the tournament.

Perth Scorchers eased previous Sydney Thunder to hand them their first loss of the event. © Getty

Hobart Hurricanes vs Brisbane Heat, Hobart

Kirby Short’s 55-ball 79 laid the platform for Brisbane Heat’s resounding 42-run win over Hobart Hurricanes within the Women’s Big Bash League sport on the Bellerive Oval on Monday (January eight). Set 169, the hosts have been shot down for simply 126 in 18.five overs.

Put in, Heat misplaced Beth Mooney in the second one over with simply 10 at the board. Deandra Dottin too fell for a 15-ball 17 however Delissa Kimmince (43 off 36) and Short collaborated to attain 99 for the 3rd wicket to position the group in a powerful place. Emma Thompson were given the step forward within the 18th over to ship again Kimmince however Short propped up the facet in the previous few overs.

In answer, Hurricanes were given off to a gradual get started with 40 runs coming within the first seven overs for the loss of two wickets. Georgia Redmayne (28) and Veda Krishnamurthy (33) saved the group afloat however have been put below super drive via the asking fee. They scored 48 however as soon as the previous used to be brushed aside, the chase fell aside.

Brief ratings: Brisbane Heat 168/four in 20 overs (Kirby Short 79*, Delissa Kimmince 43; Emma Thompson 2-26) beat Hobart Hurricanes 126 in 18.five overs (Veda Krishnamurthy 33; Haidee Birkett 2-18) via 42 runs.

Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder, Perth

Perth Scorchers eased previous Sydney Thunder to hand them their first loss of the event. Scorchers registered an eight-wicket win with Natalie Sciver taking them previous 134 within the 19th over with an unbeaten 61.

After being installed, Alex Blackwell helped Thunder submit a difficult general once they have been diminished to 15 for two. Stafanie Taylor and Blackwell scored 113 for the 3rd wicket to take the group previous 125. However, Blackwell gained little give a boost to from the opposite batters right through her innings.

Nicole Bolton and Sciver scored 69 for the second one wicket to get the chase going. The former fell within the 9th over however Sciver and Katherine Brunt ensured there used to be no last-minute drama within the chase. Scorchers hand Thunder first loss of WBBL

Brief ratings: Sydney Thunder 134/four in 20 overs (Alex Blackwell 81*) misplaced to Perth Scorchers 136/2 in 18.1 overs (Natalie Sciver 61*) via 8 wickets.

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