result
42nd Match, Melbourne, Jan 9 2016, Women's Big Bash League
(19.4/20 ov, target 140)103
Renegades Wm won by 36 runs
player of the match
Rachel Priest
Melbourne Renegades Women
5y
• The report by Will Macpherson in Melbourne

Priest, spinners hand Renegades Women easy win

Rachel Priest's 57, and opening stand of 72 with Dane van Niekerk, helped the Renegades reach 139 for 8, after which the Molly Strano's timely strikes thwarted Thunder's chase

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Scorecard summary
Melbourne Renegades Women139/8(20 overs)
Sydney Thunder Women103/10(19.4 overs)
19.4
W
Elliott to Blackwell, OUT
Alex Blackwell c & b Elliott 45 (67m 41b 3x4 0x6) SR: 109.75
19.3
1
Elliott to Vakarewa, 1 run
19.2
1
Elliott to Blackwell, 1 run
19.1
4
Elliott to Blackwell, FOUR runs
end of over 194 runs • 1 wicket
ST-W: 97/9CRR: 5.10 RRR: 43.00 • Need 43 from 6b
Alex Blackwell40 (38)
Belinda Vakarewa1 (1)
Molly Strano4-0-20-3
Sophie Molineux4-0-18-3
18.6
1
Strano to Blackwell, 1 run
18.5
1
Strano to Vakarewa, 1 run
18.4
W
Strano to Gibson, OUT
Maisy Gibson lbw b Strano 2 (3m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50
18.3
1
Strano to Blackwell, 1 run
18.2
1
Strano to Gibson, 1 run
18.1
Strano to Gibson, no run
end of over 181 run • 2 wickets
ST-W: 93/8CRR: 5.16 RRR: 23.50 • Need 47 from 12b
Maisy Gibson1 (1)
Alex Blackwell38 (36)
Sophie Molineux4-0-18-3
Kris Britt4-0-20-2
17.6
1
Molineux to Gibson, 1 run
17.5
W
Molineux to Cheatle, OUT
Lauren Cheatle c Strano b Molineux 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
17.4
Molineux to Cheatle, no run
17.3
W
Molineux to Farrell, OUT
Rene Farrell c Hancock b Molineux 18 (20m 21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 85.71
17.2
Molineux to Farrell, no run
17.1
Molineux to Farrell, no run
end of over 175 runs
ST-W: 92/6CRR: 5.41 RRR: 16.00 • Need 48 from 18b
Alex Blackwell38 (36)
Rene Farrell18 (18)
Kris Britt4-0-20-2
Dane van Niekerk2-0-14-0
16.6
Britt to Blackwell, no run
16.5
1
Britt to Farrell, 1 run
16.4
2
Britt to Farrell, 2 runs
16.3
1
Britt to Blackwell, 1 run
Match details
Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
TossMelbourne Renegades Women, elected to bat first
SeriesWomen's Big Bash League
Season2015/16
Player Of The Match
Rachel Priest
Rachel Priest
Match days9 January 2016 - day(20-over match)
Umpires
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David Shepard
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Simon Lightbody
Reserve Umpire
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Tony Wilds
Match Referee
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Daryl Cox
PointsMelbourne Renegades Women 2, Sydney Thunder Women 0