Healy steers Sixers to victory as women’s Big Bash League starts

Alyssa Healy crumpled a romping 50 ages as the Sydney Sixers opened the ladies’ Twenty20 Big Bash League with a six-wicket victory with four balls to except over the Melbourne Stars Thursday.

Following unhappy the Stars’ 99 for one in a match shortened to 11 overs across since of flow, the Sixers lost Indian opener, Shafali Verma, for eight previous Healy expected duty at Blundstone Arena in Hobart.

The Australian wicketkeeper creased 11 limits in her 57 off 27 balls prior to dwindling late.

Unrelatedly of captain Ellyse Perry similarly retreating before long for seven, Nicole Bolton (seven not out) and Angela Reakes (three not out) skillful them home.

The achievement undid the seventh period of a rivalry quickly rising in fame, with each one of the 59 matches being connected for the present year remarkably.

In any case, it has been an uneven trip again with the initial 20 games all life played in Tasmania national due to rolling Covid-related portable limits in Australia.

The previous season the whole rivalry was played in a Sydney center point.

Though some top worldwide names are sensation the loss of, a major drawcard this year is the Indian unexpected with eight players who as of late stayed Australia with the public group residual on.

They incorporate Verma, Poonam Yadav (Brisbane Heat), Harmanpreet Kaur (Melbourne Renegades), Richa Ghosh (Hobart Hurricanes), and Smriti Mandhana (Sydney Thunder).

Last year’s heroes Sydney Thunder, who are not just missing England’s Heather Knight and Tammy Beaumont this season yet additionally captain Rachael Haynes who is on parental leave, get their mission in progress on Saturday against the Adelaide Strikers.

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