I wouldn’t normally post photos, but since this game had the risk of flying below the radar I decided to take a few photos, and have posted them here.
On the weekend there were three matches in the WBBL.
The first two were both between the Melbourne Stars and the Brisbane Heat at Junction Oval in Melbourne, and the third was between the Sydney Thunder and Sydney Sixers at Howell Oval in Penrith in Western Sydney.
Both of the two Melbourne matches were reasonably close and followed a similar pattern: the Stars batted first, scoring a reasonably high total and narrowly fending off a chase from the Heat.
The Sydney Thunder easily defeated the Sydney Sixers, thanks to a steady flow of wickets and heavy-hitting.
In this post I’ll summarise the key stats from each match, below the fold.
Next weekend, there’ll be seven matches in Tasmania and Western Australia over three days. I’m unlikely to cover them in the same level of detail, but if I’m around I will do some tweeting of key stats at the @strike_rate Twitter account, so follow along.