Bowlers propel Strikers to low-scoring win


WOMEN’S Large BASH LEAGUE, 2017-18


Katherine Brunt picked up two for 15 for Scorchers.

Katherine Brunt picked up two for 15 for Scorchers. © Getty

Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers, Alice Springs

Megan Schutt, Tahila McGrath, Suzie Bates and Alex Rate took 8 wickets in between them to assistance Adelaide Strikers secure a 31-operate victory against Perth Scorchers in what turned out to be a minimal-scoring WBBL recreation played in Alice Springs. Scorchers could muster just 76 whilst chasing down a goal of 108.

For Strikers, only Nicole Bolton (30) and Thamsyn Newton (16) made first rate contributions as they lost wickets at regular intervals to be snuffed out in the 18th more than. By the conclusion of 12th more than by itself, they had lost 5 wickets and they couldn’t engineer a restoration.

Before, Bates (27), Sophie Devine (29) and McGrath (34) made beneficial contributions but Scorchers lost their final 5 wickets for just 26 to slide from 81 for 2 to 107 for 7 in their allotted 20 overs. Nevertheless, at some point, their bowlers were being capable to defend the goal. Katherine Brunt picked up two for 15 for Scorchers.

Transient scores: Adelaide Strikers 107/7 in 20 overs (Tahila McGrath 34, Sophie Devine 29 Katherine Brunt 2-15) conquer Perth Scorchers 76 in 17.3 overs (Nicole Bolton 30 Suzie Bates 2-6) by 31 operates.

Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Renegades, Hobart

Maitlan Brown bagged a 3-wicket haul, whilst Lea Tahuhu and Amy Satterthwaite shared two spoils each individual as Melbourne Renegades crushed Hobart Hurricanes by 10 wickets in the Women’s Large Bash League on Sunday (January 14). Renegades chased down the paltry goal of 101 in just 11.3 overs.

Hurricanes, who were being questioned to bat, had a fantastic begin, with Hayley Matthews (40) and Stefanie Daffara (27) sharing an opening stand of 62 in just more than 10 overs. Nevertheless, once Tahuhu prised out Matthews, the hosts experienced a monumental collapse as they lost their up coming 9 wickets for just 38 operates.

Hurricanes’ main collapse can be capsulised by the actuality that only the openers crossed the double-digit mark. Extras with 8 contributed extra than rest of the batters. Sophie Molineux (53*) and Emma Inglis (42*) shared an unbeaten stand of 102 as Renegades cantered to an quick earn in just more than 11 overs. Hurricanes have lost all their 9 matches so considerably, whilst Renegades are put fifth with 10 details.

Transient scores: Hobart Hurricanes 100 (Hayley Matthews 40 Maitlan Brown 3-28) lost to Melbourne Renegades 102/ in 11.3 overs (Sophie Molineux 53*, Emma Inglis 42*) by 10 wickets.

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