Sport WBBL: Perth Scorchers hand Sydney Sixers first loss of season

12:53  12 december  2017
12:53  12 december  2017 Source:   WAtoday

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The Sydney Sixers slumped to their first loss of the WBBL season in a nine-wicket drubbing at the hands of title-rivals Perth Scorchers on Tuesday afternoon. After a record-breaking opening weekend, Sydney 's big guns Ellyse Perry

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Elyse Villani was impressive for the Scorchers with 74 not out.© AAP Elyse Villani was impressive for the Scorchers with 74 not out. The Sydney Sixers slumped to their first loss of the WBBL season in a nine-wicket drubbing at the hands of title-rivals Perth Scorchers on Tuesday afternoon.

After a record-breaking opening weekend, Sydney's big guns Ellyse Perry, Ashleigh Gardiner and Alyssa Healy all failed to fire as they were restricted to 8-122 at North Dalton Park in Wollongong.

Perth – which lost to the Sixers in last season's grand final –  were always in control during the run chase and reached the modest target with 10 balls to spare.

Scorchers openers Elyse Villani (74 not out off 61 balls) and Nicole Bolton (42 off 46 balls) did all the damage in a 106-run stand.

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Villani scored the winning runs when she hammered Perry over the boundary rope in the 19th over.

"Scoring 120 on this ground and pitch was always going to be tough to defend," Sydney's Erin Burns said. "I think our bowlers did pretty well, particularly towards the back end when they were trying to restrict those boundaries.

"It was always pretty hard to try to get twos on this field but we did pretty well to try to hold them back to the last two overs."

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Sixers' Kim Garth hits out.© AAP Sixers' Kim Garth hits out. Sydney were in trouble early, with Perry (15), Healy (15) and Gardiner (7) failing to make a significant impact at the crease.

To make matters worse, Gardiner was struck on the helmet by a sharp bouncer from Scorchers quick Katherine Brunt. She stayed out in the middle, but was later ruled out of the match with a minor concussion.

Burns top scored with 33 for the hosts. But when she was caught behind square off the bowling of Heather Graham (2-20), the likelihood of the Sixers setting a significant target departed with her.

Perth's bowlers set the platform for their second win, with Brunt, Graham and Emma King all bagging two wickets.

Sydney are now 2-1 for the season.They next face off against Hobart Hurricanes at Blundstone Arena on Sunday while the Scorchers next play the Brisbane Heat on Friday afternoon.

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