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Sophie Devine produces all-round first for the WBBL

Sophie Devine tucks the ball into the leg side Getty Images

New Zealand allrounder Sophie Devine produced a stunning all-round display as she became the first player in WBBL to score a half-century and take five wickets in the same match.

She only came up five runs short of a century, clubbing 95 off 60 balls for Adelaide Strikers - an innings that included five sixes - adding 131 for the third with Bridget Patterson before falling to the last ball of the penultimate over.

That was far from the end of her day, however, as she then cut off a brisk start from Melbourne Stars in their chase by removing the dangerous Lizelle Lee. The five-wicket bag was completed in her final over when Nicola Hancock was caught behind.

Devine's figures of 5 for 41 were the fourth best in the WBBL. Two years ago she scored an unbeaten 103 against the Hurricanes.

In 2015 Grace Harris scored 103 off 55 balls opening for Brisbane Heat before taking 4 for 15 in two overs.

Stars Wmn 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st28AR ReakesL Lee
2nd30M du PreezAR Reakes
3rd23M du PreezEA Osborne
4th12EA OsborneKM Mack
5th2GA ElwissKM Mack
6th19KM MackA Sutherland
7th4A KingA Sutherland
8th15NM HancockA Sutherland
9th5HL FerlingA Sutherland
10th15A SutherlandN Faltum