Awesome act in thrilling first game back
Alyssa Healy has started the WBBL season with a bang, guiding the Sydney Sixers to a six-wicket win over the Melbourne Stars in Hobart. Rain pushed back the start of Thursday night’s tournament opener at Blundstone Arena, reducing the match to 11 overs a side. Healy whacked 57 from 27 deliveries, including four fours in a row off rookie Tess Flintoff in the third over, as the Sixers chased down the 100-run target with four balls to spare.
The Australian wicketkeeper hit 11 fours and brought up her half century off just 24 balls with a slap over cover. Remarkably, no other Sixers batter made it to double figures, with the 11 extras next best on the scoresheet behind Healy. She departed in the ninth over as her side lost …
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