Adelaide captain Suzie Bates overcame warmth exhaustion to assist the Strikers defeat the Perth Scorchers by way of six wickets in Alice Springs and declare 2d spot at the WBBL ladder.
After proscribing the Scorchers on Saturday to a modest Nine-87 from their rain-reduced 16 overs, the Strikers had been made to paintings exhausting in their chase, reaching victory with only one ball to spare.
The most effective batter from both group to achieve 20, New Zealander Bates stroked an unbeaten 49 towards her previous facet prior to getting consideration in the rooms post-game after enduring sweltering warmth at Traeger Park.
The required fee hovered at as regards to a run a ball all through.
With six required off the final over bowled by way of offspinner Emma King, Bates tied the rankings by way of notching a couple of twos and a unmarried prior to Bridget Patterson used to be bowled, leaving one to win from two deliveries.