Healy blasts 50 as Sixers win WBBL opener


Alyssa Healy smashed a 24-ball half century because the Sydney Sixers received a rain-altered WBBL opener towards the Melbourne Stars.

Play did not get underway in Hobart till 9pm because of antagonistic climate situations, giving every group 11 overs within the center.

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Elyse Villani was unbeaten on 54 off 31 and Meg Lanning 23 off 17, because the Stars misplaced only one wicket on their method to posting 99 to chase.

However regardless of dropping opening associate Shafali Verma, in addition to Ashleigh Gardner cheaply, Healy held her nerve earlier than finally being dismissed for 57 off 27 deliveries with the Sixers sitting at 3-89.

Fellow Aussie star Ellyse Perry went within the subsequent over to place the Sixers at 4-95 with eight balls remaining, however Nicole Bolton and Angela Reakes calmly steered them to the end line within the remaining over.

The Sixers reached the goal with 4 balls to spare.

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