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Sport Perry edges Sixers to WBBL win v Renegades

11:30  02 november  2019
11:30  02 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Ellyse Perry anchored the chase to see the Sixers home with a ball to spare, consigning the Renegades to a second narrow defeat in less than 24 hours # WBBL 05.

Reigning champions Sydney Sixers picked up their first points of the season after an Ellyse Perry century and some all-round brilliance from Dane van Niekerk.

Ellyse Perry© Getty Ellyse Perry The Sydney Sixers are back in the WBBL top four thanks to a patient 45 not out to skipper Ellyse Perry and a run-a-ball 30 from player of the match Dane Van Niekirk in their win over the Melbourne Renegades at the WACA.

Set a tricky 120 for victory, openers Perry and Alyssa Healy were dropped early on in consecutive balls.

Lea Tahuhu then snaffled Healy (11) and fellow quick Maitlan Brown grabbed Ash Gardner with a short ball for a duck to leave the Sixers at 2-21

A third wicket partnership of 29 between skipper Perry and Erin Burns reversed the momentum, Dane Van Niekerk's run-a-ball 30 then helping to keep the target in check.

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Extended highlights: Perry leads Stars to thrilling win - Продолжительность: 11:25 cricket.com.au 71 336 просмотров. Sixers v Renegades match highlights - Продолжительность: 6:15 cricket.com.au 192 813 просмотров. The best of Ellyse Perry in WBBL |04 - Продолжительность: 3:29

Ellyse Perry has continued her incredible season to help Sydney Sixers secure the minor premiership with a 29-run victory over the Renegades .

Perry also had a nervous moment on 28 when she was dropped by Renegades opener Danni Wyatt on the boundary, the chance the 'Gades may have needed to grab a crucial win.

Earlier, Sixers' South African spearhead Marizanne Kapp (2-15) had dangerous Renegades openers Sophie Molineux and Wyatt out before a 55-run partnership between Tammy Beaumont (29) and Courtney Webb (25) took the Renegades to a position where they could notch a decent total.

With her best figures for the season, leg spinner Van Niekerk (2-15) kept the Strikers on the back foot, Ash Gardner's 2-23 also making like hard for the South Australian side.

It took a a late dynamic innings from skipper Jess Duffin (34 no) to get the 'Gades to 8-120, a modest total they ultimately couldn't defend.

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