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WBBL 2022: Sydney Sixers, Melbourne Renegades settle for a point each

image-laaqr9jiHayley Matthew scored 40 runs for Renegades [Source: Twitter]

Match 37 of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) 2022 between the Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Renegades ended in a no-result after rain abandoned play. With this, both teams shared one point each, which places the Sixers one point shy of table-toppers Brisbane Heat, while the Renegades still occupy the seventh spot with 5 points.

However, the Sydney-based club has played one match less than Brisbane.

Put into batting, the Renegades got off to a solid start with openers Hayley Matthews and Chamari Athapaththu in the middle.

​Matthews, in particular, took on the charge, adding 40 runs off 41 balls. Australia's Ashleigh Gardner got the better of Matthew, having her caught by Suzie Bates for a well-made 40.

​Erica Kershaw joined Athapaththu, but rains soon interrupted play.

​Both batters remained unbeaten on 16* and 4*, respectively, with umpires deciding to call players off the field and soon abandoning the match with Renegades on 64 for 1.

Brief Scores

Melbourne Renegades 64-1 (11)

Hayley Matthews 40 (41), Chamari Athapaththu 16* (24);

Ashleigh Gardner 1-21 (3), Nicole Bolton 0-2 (1)

Sydney Sixers

Match Abandoned due to rain

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