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Sport WBBL champs remain perfect with derby win

11:36  10 december  2017
11:36  10 december  2017 Source:   msn.com

Haynes fires as Thunder beat Stars in WBBL

  Haynes fires as Thunder beat Stars in WBBL Australian captain Rachael Haynes was in unstoppable form as Sydney Thunder eased to victory over the winless Melbourne Stars in Sydney.Rachel Priest and Australian captain Rachael Hayes put on a big-hitting stand of 95 off just 11 overs for the opening wicket to help the home side cruise to victory on Saturday with a full 4.5 overs to spare.

WBBL : Sydney Sixers remain perfect with derby win over Sydney - www.abc.net.au. Reigning champions Sydney Sixers complete an impressive opening weekend to their WBBL title defence with an imperious six-wicket derby win over Sydney Thunder.

Reigning champions Sydney Sixers complete an impressive opening weekend to their WBBL title defence with an imperious six-wicket derby win over Sydney Thunder.

Ashleigh Gardner of the Sixers hits the ball during the Women's Big Bash League cricket match between the Sydney Sixers and the Sydney Thunder.© AAP Image Ashleigh Gardner of the Sixers hits the ball during the Women's Big Bash League cricket match between the Sydney Sixers and the Sydney Thunder.

Reigning champions Sydney Sixers completed an impressive opening weekend to their WBBL title defence with an imperious six wicket derby win over Sydney Thunder built around a rapid-fire innings of 49 from Alyssa Healy.

The platform set by Healy helped the Sixers to victory with eight balls remaining as they reached 4-146.

The Australian wicketkeeper and Sixers opener swung the bat lustily before being caught on the boundary to end a 27-ball knock.

NZ pair help Renegades win in WBBL

  NZ pair help Renegades win in WBBL Satterthwaite scored an innings high 49 from just 37 balls to lift the Renegades to a challenging 5-160 at the Glenelg venue.Satterthwaite scored an innings high 49 from just 37 balls to lift the Renegades to a challenging 5-160 at the Glenelg venue.

Head-to-head history: Sydney Sixers 8, Sydney Thunder 3. WBBL champs remain perfect with derby win . Sydney Sixes' title defence is firmly on track after a six wicket win over Sydney Thunder completed a perfect weekend for the WBBL holders.The platform set by Healy helped the Sixers to

WBBL Championship Essex Rebels 35-93 Sevenoaks Suns (10-21, 17-41, 22-71) Sevenoaks Suns got their Championship campaign off to the. Manchester Mystics eased to an opening day win with a dominant display against Durham Palatinates WBBL Championship Manchester Mystics.

Ashleigh Gardner followed her record-breaking 114 on Saturday with a pivotal 47 off 35 balls to help the Sixes home in front of a 4,812 attendance at a carnival-like North Sydney Oval.

The Sixers opened on Saturday with a massive 86-run win over Melbourne Stars.

Ellyse Perry of the Sixers hits the ball during the Women's Big Bash League cricket match between the Sydney Sixers and the Sydney Thunder.© AAP Image Ellyse Perry of the Sixers hits the ball during the Women's Big Bash League cricket match between the Sydney Sixers and the Sydney Thunder.

Local rivals Sydney Thunder provided stiffer opposition on Sunday and posted 6-142 built around a composed 58 from captain Alex Blackwell.

However, wickets fell at regular intervals for the Thunder stymieing any likelihood of reprising a team record 6-200 set in their opener win on Saturday.

Sixers' captain Ellyse Perry failed with the bat when she was run out for 12, but the champion allrounder shone with the ball taking 2-15, including the key wickets of Rachael Haynes (17) and Harmanpreet Kaur (29).

Van Niekerk, Perry star as Sixers rebound .
WBBL champions Sydney Sixers proved their hefty midweek defeat was a mere stumble by routing Hobart Hurricanes in a one-sided contest.Sixers captain Ellyse Perry starred with the bat scoring a sparkling 65 off 49 deliveries, while Dane van Niekerk backed that up by collecting a stunning hat-trick for the reigning champions.

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