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Quickest supply. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Though Adelaide Strikers did not defeat Melbourne Renegades within the fifth match of the Girls’s Huge Bash League (WBBL) on Sunday, October 16, Australian pacer Darcie Brown created historical past by bowling the quickest supply within the historical past of WBBL. She clocked 127.2 km/h through the match. 

Regardless of being in type, the 19-year-old failed to choose any wicket within the match. The speedster gave away 28 runs at an financial system of 9.33 within the three overs that she bowled. Defending a goal of simply 127 runs, Brown and co. fought laborious until the top however did not defend six runs within the ultimate over of the match. 

Sophie Molineux leads Renegades to victory

Coming after a ten-month-long harm, skipper Sophie Molineux as soon as once more stepped up and delivered a match-winning knock as Renegades beat Strikers by 4 wickets to win their first match of the season. Deciding to bowl first, Sophie led the assault and picked up 4 wickets in her 4 overs. Bowling at an financial system of 5.80, the 24-year-old gave away simply 23 runs. In the meantime her teammate, Shabnim Ismail picked up two wickets.

Sophie additionally helped Renegades get off to begin with the bat. Harmanpreet Kaur, their main run-scorer of the final season was absent due to her Asia Cup duties however Sophie didn’t let her absence come into play.

The captain performed a wise knock of 32 off 35 balls and performed the anchor’s position whereas others tried to clear the rope. The plan labored as they gained their first match of the season. Primarily based on her efficiency, the Australian was adjudged the Participant of the Match. 

After lacking out on the ultimate final yr, the Renegades will intention to show the tables this time round and this win will give them the arrogance to do nicely in future video games. The staff will subsequent play in opposition to Brisbane Warmth at Ray Mitchell Oval in Mackay on October 18.