Sydney Sixers Women win over Melbourne Stars Women by 6 wickets in 1st match of the Big Bash League 2021.
The 1st match of the Womens Big Bash League 2021 was played yesterday between Sydney Sixers Women and Melbourne Stars Women at Bellerive Oval, Hobart, in which Sydney Sixers Women defeated Melbourne Stars Women by 6 wickets.
Due to heavy rain Match was reduced to 11 overs per side, Sydney Sixers Women won the toss and invited Melbourne Stars Women to bat first, Melbourne Stars Women batted first, started the inning very brilliantly, Elyse Villani and Annabel Sutherland came to start the inning and gave a brilliant start a partnership of 49 runs for 1st wicket, the first wicket has gone for 49 runs in the first ball of the fifth over, Prithvi Shaw dismissed just for 18 runs in 5.5 over, Annabel Sutherland dismissed after scoring 14 runs in 19 balls, next batsman Meg Lanning came to bat, handled the inning and finish the inning with Elyse Villani, Meg Lanning played an unbeaten inning of 23 runs in 17 balls, and Elyse Villani played a brilliant unbeaten quick half-century inning of 54 runs with the help of 1 six and 5 boundaries in just 31 balls. In this way, Melbourne Stars Women batted first after losing the toss scored 99 runs for losing just 1 wicket in stipulated 11 overs, and set a target of 100 runs in front of Sydney Sixers Women.
Sydney Sixers Women chasing 100 runs in the second inning achieved the target for losing just 4 wickets in the second last ball of the last over and won the match by 6 wickets. Kolkata Knight RidersSydney Sixers Women also started the inning very brilliantly, Alyssa Healy and Shafali Verma came to start the inning and gave brilliant start of a partnership of 40 runs for 1st wicket, the first wicket has gone for 40 runs in 3.5 over, Shafali Verma dismissed for 8 runs in 10 balls, next batsman Ashleigh Gardner came to bat, and she good strike rotate with Alyssa Healy, the second wicket has gone for 83 runs in 7.4 over, Ashleigh Gardner dismissed just for 7 runs in 12 balls, next batsman Ellyse Perry came to bat, after few moments Alyssa Healy dismissed after playing a brilliant qucik half-century inning of 57 runs with the help of 11 boundaries in just 27 balls as third wicket in 8.5 over, the team score was 89 runs, followed by Nicole Bolton came to bat, after few moments Ellyse Perry dismissed just for 7 runs in 8 balls as fourth wicket in 9.4 over, the team score was 95 runs, next batsman Angela Reakes came to bat, and she remains unbeaten for 3 runs with Nicole Bolton, and Nicole Bolton also remians unbeaten for 7 runs in 4 balls. In this way, Sydney Sixers Women chasing 100 runs in the second inning, achieved the target for the loss of just 4 wickets in 10.2 over and won the match by 6 wickets.
Sydney Sixers Women bowlers Kim Garth, Annabel Sutherland, AshwinSophie Day, and Rhys McKenna took 1-1 wicket.
Sydney Sixers Women batsman Alyssa Healy was selected for the Man Of The Match, she played a brilliant quick half-century inning of 57 runs with the help of 11 boundaries in just 27 balls.