2021 WBBL: Brisbane Heat register a big 8 wicket win against the Sydney Sixers

At the ongoing 2021 WBBL, Brisbane Heat won by 8 Wickets against the Sydney Sixers. Ashleigh Gardner of Sydney Sixers – 86* (off 52 balls) went in vain as Brisbane Heat comfortably chased down the target.

The Sydney Sixers vs Brisbane Heat is the 37th Match of the 2021 WBBL played on Tuesday, 09 November 2021 at the Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide, Australia.

The 2021–22 Women’s Big Bash League or WBBL|07 is the seventh season. It is being played from 14th October to 27th November 2021.

2021 WBBL – The Line-up for Sydney Sixers vs Brisbane Heat

 

Sydney Sixers Women won the toss & chose to bat.

Sydney Sixers Innings

The Sydney Sixers lost a wicket in the last over of the powerplay, as their Captain Ellyse Perry got dismissed. Sydney Sixers were 28/1 (5.1 overs).

But a good 44 run partnership between Alyssa Healy and Ashleigh Gardner steadied the innings as Gardner took the charge. However, Alyssa Healy lost her wicket, with that Sydney Sixers were 72/2 in 11.6 overs.

Meanwhile, Ashleigh Gardner continued the big-hitting and found boundaries. In the end, she along with Nicole Bolton managed to put a good total.

Ashleigh Gardner’s 86* (off 52 balls) had a total of 11 boundaries – 6 Fours & 5 Sixes along with Nicole Bolton’s 38* (off 24 balls) and posted 159/2 (20 overs) on the board for Sydney Sixers.

Brisbane Heat needs 160 Runs to win

It was an excellent start for the Brisbane Heat as they were 51/0 after the end of the powerplay. However, a great fielding effort by Ashleigh Gardner dismissed Georgia Redmayne on 27 (off 18 balls) with a run out. Brisbane Heat were 53/1 (6.2 overs).

Then, the opener Grace Harris was dismissed after playing a fine knock of 54 (off 39 balls) as Radha Yadav picked her wicket. Brisbane Heat was at 100/2 in 12.1 overs.

In the end, Georgia Voll’s 48* (off 41 balls) and Laura Kimmince’s 23* (off 15 balls) guided the team to a victory as they finished their innings at 162/2 (18.3 overs).

As a result, Brisbane Heat Women won the match by 8 Wickets. The Player of the Match was awarded, however, to Ashleigh Gardner of Sydney Sixers for her knock of 86* (off 52 balls).

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