Womens Big Bash League 2021 -   50th Match |  BRHW  vs  SYTW
BRHW vs SYTW 50th Match, WBBL 2021
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BRHW
153-920.0
SYTW
20.0 162-5
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Sydney Thunder Women won by 9 runs
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BRHW
153-920.0
Sydney Thunder Women won by 9 runs
SYTW
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20.0162-5
CRR : 7.65
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That's all we have from this brilliant game of cricket. It ebbed and flowed, with Sydney Thunder finally prevailing in the end. They have surely spoiled the Brisbane Heat Women's party, who were on a hunt for the all-important spot at the top of the table. All is not lost yet, they face Renegades on Sunday which will have important repercussions to the league standings. Remember, team finishing on second has to play one less match than teams finishing on 3 and 4 to reach the final - such is the format of the knockout stages in this season of WBBL. Lots of exciting action to come on the last weekend of the league stages of WBBL. Do join us for that and for all the other cricketing action. On that note, it's me Tushar Garg, along with my co-comms for the game Ajay Ahire and Karthik Raj, signing off
Sammy-Jo Johnson has been declared the Player of the Match for her all-round performance of 52(36) and 1-32.

Earlier, Sammy-Jo Johnson reached her 50 off just 34 balls and in the company of Phoebe Litchfield, who was scoring runs with a sense of elegance about her - the Sydney Thunder were motoring along until a moment of brilliance in the field. A stunning pick-up and direct-hit from the deep by Courtney Sippel sent Johnson back to trigger a mini collapse. Some useful contributions lower down the order helped them reach an above-par total

Brisbane Heat fluff their chance to grab the advantage in the three-way race with Renegades and Scorchers for the coveted top spot - which this year ensures a direct route to the final.

Coming back to the chase, Grace Harris and Georgia Redmayne do what they do best - scoring big runs at the top of the order. The Brisbane Heat openers have been dominant right through the WBBL 07. Harris has five 50+ scores this season, including 1 century. Redmayne has crossed 50-run mark on four occasions. Harris today scored a 50 and out, with her dismissal causing a flurry of wickets. Redmayne carried on along with Mikayla Hinkley to keep the Heat chase very much alive. Heat would have fancied themselves needing 20 off the last 2 overs with five wickets in hand. Although, it wasn't to be. Hannah Darlington pegged them back with a magical 19th over giving away just 4 runs and taking 2 wickets. Needing 15 runs off the last over, Heat fell short by 9 runs.

Deepti Sharma
2-21(4.0)
OVER 20
W
2
W
1
1
1
Courtney Grace Sippel
1(1)
Poonam Yadav
2(2)
19.6 D Sharma to P Yadav
1 Loopy full delivery to finish off the proceedings, Yadav pushes it to mid wicket for a single but the Heat fall short by 9 runs.
19.5 D Sharma to Sippel
1 Full on stumps, Sippel can only punch it down to long on for a single
19.4 D Sharma to P Yadav
1 Reverse sweep by Poonam Yadav first ball, single take. Two sixes off the last 2 balls to give us a super over
Out
Klerk

Klerk

5(4)

b D Sharma

  • 6s/

    0/

  • 4s

    0

  • SR

    125.00

19.3 D Sharma to Klerk
W Bowled! Quicker one pushed through, Klerk exposes all her stumps and looks to target the off side but can't connect The ball rushes on to hit the middle and Heat are 9 down
19.2 D Sharma to Klerk
2 On leg and middle, Klerk heaves it towards leg side, and they come around for a couple of runs
Out
N Hancock

N Hancock

1(2)

c P Litchfield b D Sharma

  • 6s/

    0/

  • 4s

    0

  • SR

    50.00

19.1 D Sharma to N Hancock
W Deepti Sharma to bowl the last over. She has 14 in the bag. And she strikes first ball, Flighted on stumps, it's there to be hit but Hancock picks out the fielder in the deep on leg side perfectly.
Hannah Darlington
2-23(4.0)
OVER 19
1
W
W
1
1
2
Nadine de Klerk
3(2)
Nicola Hancock
1(1)
18.6 H Darlington to Klerk
2 Nearly third wicket of the over. Darlington bowls a cutter into the pitch, Klerk playing across the line, edges it just over the keeper's head. A brilliant 19th over from Hannah Darlington. She might have just won them the game
18.5 H Darlington to N Hancock
1 Full outside off, Hancock moving around in the crease drives this to long off
18.4 H Darlington to Klerk
1 Full on leg stump, Klerk clips it through mid-wicket for a single and deny the hat-trick
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