Perth Scorchers 4 for 192 (Mooney 90, Kapp 68*) beat Melbourne Renegades 88 by 104 runs
Scorchers’ winning margin was the biggest in WBBL history, surpassing the 103-run victory by the Sydney Sixers over Hobart in 2017. Mooney took her career tally to 4030 runs in a 58-ball innings that showcased her shot making ability all around Melbourne’s Junction Oval.
Mooney has played 114 WBBL games for the Brisbane Heat and Scorchers and her career runs have been scored at a strike-rate of 122.26. The 28-year-old had a willy ally in Kapp against Renegades. The South Africa international launched four huge leg-side sixes and timed the ball to perfection from the start of her innings.
Scorchers had six bowlers capture wickets in a team performance that took them back into the WBBL top four.
Sydney Sixers 9 for 160 beat Melbourne Stars 115 (Gardner 4-27) by 45 runs
Sydney Sixers went top of the WBBL table with a 45-run win over a disappointing Melbourne Stars.
Opener Alyssa Healy (31) top-scored before Erin Burns (25), Nicole Bolton (23) and Sophie Ecclestone (22) all played aggressive cameos for the Sixers. Stars opening bowler Kim Garth was hard to get away for Sixers.
In reply, Stars had a shocking start with Lauren Winfield-Hill falling victim in the opening over to Ellyse Perry while Ecclestone and Bolton kept it tight. Suzie Bates had a great day in the field, taking four catches.
Stars are now six points outside of the top four and all but out of finals contention.
Hobart Hurricanes 4 for 101 (du Preez 37) beat Brisbane Heat 6 for 100 (G Harris 41) by four wickets