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Sport Stars stun Renegades in WBBL derby

10:31  06 january  2018
10:31  06 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

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There was no separating the Stars and Renegades today, with scores tied after regulation play and again after a Super Over, forcing a countback for the result.

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With the mercury soaring past 40 degrees, Georgia Elwiss was also red-hot, cracking a timely career-best undefeated 58 and handing the seventh-placed Stars victory with six balls to spare after smartly chasing down the Renegades' 6-142.

The Stars appeared in some bother at 2-23 before Elwiss and South African Mignon du Preez (45) combined for a 97 run third-wicket union off 78 balls to snatch the game away from the Renegades.

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The pair started sedately and remained calm, even when the asking rate was 82 off the last nine overs.

Du Preez finally departed thanks to a world class stumping from Emma Inglis, standing up to fast bowler Maitlan Brown.

But Englishwoman Elwiss proved immovable, more than doubling her previous highest score of 25.

The Stars' smart batting display came after a slick performance with the ball and in the field.

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Jess Duffin's classy 40 held the top of the order together after the Stars had the Renegades in some bother at 5-70 at the 12 over mark.

Pinch-hitter Claire Koski cracked a personal-best 33 not out and Maitlan Brown a lightning unbeaten 16 to lift the Renegades late.

Acting captain Erin Osborne (2-14) was easily the Stars' best bowler, snaring both openers and proving difficult to get away.

Legspinner Alana King (2-30) produced her best performance with the ball for the season to have the Renegades now precariously placed in fifth spot on the WBBL ladder with a 4-4 record.

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