WBBL 2022: Beth Mooney misses century but leads Perth to win over Sydney

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Perth Scorchers Vs Sydney Sixers match highlights

Perth Scorchers Vs Sydney Sixers match highlights: Beth Mooney missed her well-deserved century in a 156-run chase game, but she made sure to hand her side a comprehensive victory over the table-toppers Sydney Sixers at the Lilac Hill Park in Perth on Saturday. Let us look at WBBL 2022: PS-W Vs SS-W Match Highlights in detail.

After restring the current number one on table, the Perth claimed a solid victory by 9 wickets with 9 balls to spare.

Earlier, the skipper of Sydney Elysse Perry scored the highest run for her side. Her knock of 69 in 58 helped the team to put 155 on board.

PS-W Vs SS-W Match Highlights

Opting to bat, Sydney Sixers lost their in-form batter Healy in the very first over of the innings. Bates and Perry then added 37 for the second wicket, but that period also was dominated by Perth bowlers as the Sydney batters found it hard to score some runs.

Bates went back on the last ball of the seventh over, and they faced another shock when Alana King removed Ashleigh Gardner for 0.

There were some partnerships like 45 between Perry and Burns, and then 65 between Perry and Brown. Their contributions of 25 and 27 were also very crucial in setting the target for Perth. But the innings their skipper Elysse Perry played was top-notch. Perry, who took the field in the very first over of the innings. Remained till the end and scored an unbeaten 69 off 58.

Her knock included 8 fours and a six that guided her side to 155 for 5 in 20 overs.

Alana King starred with the ball for Perth as she bagged three wicket in 4 overs by giving just 27.

PS-W Vs SS-W Match Highlights: Perth to chase 156 in 20 overs

Chasing a target of 156, Perth started on a decent note.

They were looking settle but then Gardener dismissed skipper of Perth Sophie Devine to provide her side first breakthrough.

But that was it, as after that wicket the Perth batters didn’t provide any chance to the Sydney bowlers and went on to win the match without losing further wickets.

Beth Mooney and Chloe Piparo recorded 129 for the second wicket and hand their side a comfortable victory to move to second spot at the points table.

Piparo played the role of anchor in the chase, where Mooney was just exceptional.

Mooney required 9 to complete her century when the team needed 8 to win the match. She struck two fours and missed her ton by just a single run. But she made sure to help her side gain 2 valuable points.

PS-W Vs SS-W Match Highlights: Player of the match

Beth Mooney was awarded with the player of the match title for her impressive knock of not out 99.

 

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