With the Sydney Sixers setting a 167-point goal for the Melbourne Renegades in the current Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) game, Courtney Webb had one of the best catches of the tournament with a huge effort to fire Ellyse. Perry at the lodge. Cricket Australia’s Twitter manager retweeted a video from the tournament’s social media account, greeting the 20-year-old. In the video, even commentators praised the effort, pointing out that the capture was attempted under difficult conditions. Molly Strano was the bowler, recording the return.
“OH MY WORD !!!!”@ meljones_33 is pumped with that one and rightly so !!! https://t.co/cXXGJB9nJx
– cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) November 21, 2020
Sydney captain Perry was at 37 out of 38 deliveries, having slammed five fours. Mistiming a delivery from Strano, Perry pointed him at Webb, who sprinted behind and dived in to catch the ball.
The official tournament handle captioned the capture, “Look at Courtney Webb FLY! One of the tournament captures, and that means something! # WBBL06”.
Strano also grabbed the wicket from Alyssa Healy, who scored 63 points on 38 balls.
Sophie Molineux and Lea Tahuhu were Melbourne’s other bowlers, who registered a wicket apiece, with Sydney ending 166/4.
In the current season, Webb has played three games, scoring 54 points with a strike rate of 83.08. She also packed three fours and a six, having faced a total of 65 balls. She also won the player of the match award.
Sydney is currently fifth in the table after 12 matches. They recorded five wins and five losses. Meanwhile, Melbourne is seventh in the eight-team table, after 12 matches, having taken three wins and seven losses.
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