Summary: Match 33 – Powerful Perry leads Sixers to win over arch-rivals Thunders

Match 33: Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder.

A Powerful inning from Perry leads Sixers win over the arch-rivals Thunders by 40 runs on Friday at Sydney.

Alyssa Healy and Ellyse Perry
Alyssa Healy and Ellyse Perry. Pic Credits –

Winning the toss, Thunder opted to bowl on a surface that was tailor-made for batting. Opening for Sixers, Perry and Healy continued their prime form with the bat. Healy started aggressively and scored 40 before she got dismissed to Bates. The other opener, Perry played a powerful knock of 81 runs in 70 balls helped Sixers to score 152 for 3 in 20 overs. With the ball, the spinner Bates bowled well with the figures of 1 for 23 in 4 overs.

Chasing the target of 153, No batter played a proper and responsible inning, all got into 10’s and gave their wicket away. Credit to the Sixers bowling unit who displayed a lovely piece of fast and spin bowling. Sarah Aley picked up 2 wickets, whereas the others shared a wicket each. For Thunders, the tailender Farrell ended up as the highest run-getter for the team with 23 runs. In the end, Thunders finished at 112 for 8, losing by
40 runs.

Brief Scores: Sixers 152 for 3 ( Perry 81 & Bates 1 for 23 ) defeated Thunders 112 for 8 in 20 overs( Farrell 23 & Aley 2 for 16) by 40 runs.

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