Perth Scorchers 166 for 8 (King 33*, Gardner 3-38) beat Sydney Sixers 130 for 9 (Perry 59, Edgar 4-19) by 36 runs
After King’s unbeaten 33 off 14 balls lifted the Scorchers to 166 for 8, Edgar’s career-best 4-19 stored the Sixers to a spluttering 130 for 9
“We’re attempting to make the WACA our fortress and we have performed that two video games now,” player-of-the-match King mentioned. “Bowling out right here it is not all the time spinner-friendly, so when it’s we have to profit from it. As a spin unit, we’re actually pleased with this.”
Scorchers (3-2) moved as much as third place after notching their seventh victory from their previous 9 begins in opposition to the Sixers (1-4), who stay on the backside of the factors desk.
Ash Gardner moved to the highest of the highest of the competitors’s wicket-taking leaderboard (10 at 14.70), her artful spinners and a few magnificent outfielding from the guests sparking a 4 for twenty-four Scorchers collapse.
King got here in at No. 8 and blasted the perfect knock of her WBBL profession earlier than impressing with the ball, dismissing Gardner for a first-ball duck and snaring the important thing scalp of Perry.
NZ nice Suzie Bates’ poor event continued, battling for timing and finally out slogging as Sixers by no means had been in a position to get the asking-rate beneath management.
Bates, Erin Burns, Chloe Tryon and Mathilda Carmichael all fell to the probing Edgar, who proved tough to get away.
Perry struck 10 boundaries in a usually stylish knock however when she holed out to reverse quantity Sophie Devine within the deep, Sixers’ faint hopes went along with her.
“We performed some good patches of cricket however we had been a bit untidy with the ball,” Perry mentioned. “And throughout the entire [batting] innings, none of us fairly bought going.”