WBBL: Perth Scorchers beat Melbourne Renegades by 40 Runs, as Sophie Devine & Beth Mooney’s innings helped put up a great total

At the 2021 WBBL, a great start puts 194 Runs on board for Perth Scorchers. Which the Melbourne Renegades struggle to chase. Leading to Perth Scorchers winning by 40 Runs against Melbourne Renegades.

The 30th Match of the 2021 WBBL was a Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers encounter played on Wednesday, 03rd November 2021 at the WACA Ground, Perth, Australia.

2021–22 Women’s Big Bash League also known as WBBL|07 is the seventh season. It is being played from 14th October to 27th November 2021, with eight teams and a total of 59 matches.

Line-up for Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers – WBBL

Perth Scorchers Women won the toss & chose to bat.

Perth Scorchers Innings

An excellent start for the Perth Scorchers, as Captain Sophie Devine and Beth Mooney, made a 150+ Runs Partnership. However, the skipper Sophie Devine departs scoring 72 Runs (off 49 balls). Perth Scorchers was 165/1 (16.2 overs).

But another batter got dismissed, Heather Graham walked back to the pavilion. With that, Perth Scorchers was at 177/2 in 17.4 overs.

However, Beth Mooney’s fine knock of 101* (off 63 balls) made sure that Perth Scorchers finished their innings at 194/2 (20 overs).

Melbourne Renegades Target is 195 Runs

Meanwhile, for Perth Scorchers Lilly Mills strikes as she picked 2 Wickets in an over. Sending back both openers, Josephine Dooley and Jemimah Rodrigues. Melbourne Renegades was 17/2 (2.4 overs).

The next wicket falls of Harmanpreet Kaur due to an LBW decision. Melbourne Renegades was at 59/3 in 9.2 overs.

But against it’s Lilly Mills, picked 2 Wickets in an over of Jess Duffin and Courtney Webb 46 Runs (off 34 balls) were dismissed. They were 102/5 (14.6 overs).

Then, another dismissal as Carly Leeson got out. After that, Melbourne Renegades was 106/6 (15.2 overs). However, Sophie Molineux’s last-minute hitting 31* (off 18 balls) couldn’t guide Melbourne Renegades to victory. Melbourne Renegades finished their innings at 154/6 (20 overs).

As a result, Perth Scorchers won the match by 40 Runs. Hence, the Player of the Match was awarded to Beth Mooney – 101* (off 63 balls).

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