2017–18 Women's Big Bash League season

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2017–18 Women's Big Bash League
Refer to caption
Logo of the 2017–18 Women's Big Bash League season
Dates9 December 2017 (2017-12-09)–4 February 2018 (2018-02-04)
Administrator(s)Cricket Australia
Cricket formatTwenty20
Tournament format(s)Double round robin and knockout finals
ChampionsSydney Sixers (2nd title)
Participants8
Matches played59
Most runsEllyse Perry: 552
(Sydney Sixers)
Most wicketsKatherine Brunt: 23
(Perth Scorchers) Sarah Aley: 23
(Sydney Sixers)
Official websiteWBBL

The 2017–18 Women's Big Bash League season or WBBL|03 was the third season of Women's Big Bash League (WBBL), the semi-professional women's Twenty20 domestic cricket competition in Australia. The tournament was scheduled from 9 December 2017 to 4 February 2018.[1][2]

In the final, Sydney Sixers, the defending champions, beat Perth Scorchers by 9 wickets to retain the title.[3]

Points table[edit]

Ellyse Perry top scored with 45 for Sydney Sixers against Perth Scorchers at Lilac Hill Park, Perth, on 30 December 2017, but that was not enough to win the match. The wicket-keeper is Emily Smith, and the other fielder is Mathilda Carmichael.
Team
Pld W L T NR Pts NRR
Sydney Sixers (C) 14 10 4 0 0 20 +0.890
Sydney Thunder 14 10 4 0 0 20 +0.684
Perth Scorchers (RU) 14 8 6 0 0 16 +0.266
Adelaide Strikers 14 8 6 0 0 16 +0.250
Brisbane Heat 14 7 7 0 0 14 +0.147
Melbourne Renegades 14 6 8 0 0 12 +0.092
Melbourne Stars 14 5 9 0 0 10 −0.634
Hobart Hurricanes 14 2 12 0 0 4 −1.733
  •      The top four teams qualified for the semi finals.

Last updated: 29 January 2018[4]


Group stage[edit]

As of 29 January 2018
Visitor team →ADS BRH HBH MLR MLS PRS SYS SYT
Home team ↓
Adelaide StrikersHeat
8 wickets
Strikers
83 runs
Renegades
9 runs
Strikers
1 wicket
Strikers
6 wickets
Sixers
7 wickets
Thunder
Super Over
Brisbane HeatHeat
9 wickets
Heat
8 wickets
Renegades
8 runs
Heat
5 wickets
Heat
6 wickets
Sixers
18 runs
Heat
6 wickets
Hobart HurricanesStrikers
45 runs
Heat
42 runs
Hurricanes
4 runs
Hurricanes
2 wickets
Scorchers
6 wickets
Sixers
33 runs
Thunder
7 wickets
Melbourne RenegadesStrikers
1 run
Renegades
10 wickets
Renegades
10 wickets
Stars
7 wickets
Renegades
4 wickets
Renegades
Super Over
Thunder
11 runs
Melbourne StarsStrikers
22 runs
Stars
6 wickets
Stars
7 wickets
Stars
Super Over
Stars
12 runs
Sixers
5 wickets
Thunder
8 wickets
Perth ScorchersStrikers
31 runs
Scorchers
18 runs
Scorchers
9 wickets
Scorchers
4 wickets
Scorchers
9 wickets
Scorchers
6 wickets
Scorchers
8 wickets
Sydney SixersSixers
7 wickets
Sixers
9 runs
Sixers
9 wickets
Sixers
36 runs
Sixers
86 runs
Scorchers
9 wickets
Thunder
4 wickets
Sydney ThunderThunder
37 runs
Thunder
2 runs
Thunder
8 wickets
Thunder
4 wickets
Thunder
9 wickets
Thunder
1 run
Sixers
6 wickets
Home team wonVisitor team won
  • Note: Results listed are according to the home (horizontal) and visitor (vertical) teams.
  • Note: Click on a result to see a summary of the match.


Fixtures[edit]

Week 1[edit]


Match 1
9 December 2017
13:45
Scorecard
(H) Melbourne Renegades
6/189 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Thunder
6/200 (20 overs)
Jess Duffin 81 (47)
Stafanie Taylor 2/30 (4 overs)
Rachael Haynes 55 (41)
Maitlan Brown 1/29 (4 overs)
Sydney Thunder won by 11 runs
North Sydney Oval No. 2
Umpires: Ryan Nelson and David Shepard
Player of the match: Jess Duffin (Renegades)
  • Melbourne Renegades won the toss and elected to field
  • Broadcast by Network Ten

Match 2
9 December 2017
14:30
Scorecard
(H) Hobart Hurricanes
9/138 (20 overs)
v
Adelaide Strikers
3/183 (20 overs)
Hayley Matthews 35 (27)
Tahlia McGrath 2/15 (3 overs)
Sophie Devine 46 (21)
Brooke Hepburn 2/35 (4 overs)
Adelaide Strikers won by 45 runs
Gliderol Stadium, Glenelg
Umpires: Steven Farrell and Luke Uthenwoldt
Player of the match: Sophie Devine (Strikers)
  • Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 3
9 December 2017
18:15 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Sydney Sixers
4/242 (20 overs)
v
Melbourne Stars
7/156 (20 overs)
Ashleigh Gardner 114 (52)
Erin Osborne 2/33 (4 overs)
Lizelle Lee 64 (36)
Sarah Aley 2/30 (4 overs)
Sydney Sixers won by 86 runs
North Sydney Oval No. 2
Umpires: Marc Nickl and Ben Treloar
Player of the match: Ashleigh Gardner (Sixers)
  • Melbourne Stars won the toss and elected to field
  • Broadcast by Network Ten

Match 4
10 December 2017
10:45
Scorecard
(H) Perth Scorchers
6/188 (20 overs)
v
Brisbane Heat
9/170 (20 overs)
Natalie Sciver 84 (46)
Sammy-Jo Johnson 2/24 (4 overs)
Delissa Kimmince 87 (54)
Katherine Brunt 3/23 (4 overs)
Perth Scorchers won by 18 runs
North Sydney Oval No. 2
Umpires: Ryan Nelson and David Shepard
Player of the match: Natalie Sciver (Scorchers)
  • Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to bat
  • Broadcast by Network Ten

Match 5
10 December 2017
12:30
Scorecard
(H) Adelaide Strikers
6/176 (20 overs)
v
Hobart Hurricanes
93 (18.5 overs)
Suzie Bates 102 (65)
Veronica Pyke 4/17 (4 overs)
Adelaide Strikers won by 83 runs
Gliderol Stadium, Glenelg
Umpires: Craig Thomas and Luke Uthenwoldt
Player of the match: Suzie Bates (Strikers)
  • Adelaide Strikers won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 6
10 December 2017
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Sydney Thunder
6/142 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Sixers
4/146 (18.4 overs)
Alex Blackwell 58 (52)
Ellyse Perry 2/15 (4 overs)
Alyssa Healy 49 (27)
Stafanie Taylor 1/27 (3 overs)
Sydney Sixers won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
North Sydney Oval No. 2
Umpires: Marc Nickl and Ben Treloar
Player of the match: Alyssa Healy (Sixers)
  • Sydney Thunder won the toss and elected to bat
  • Broadcast by Network Ten

Match 7
12 December 2017
12:00
Scorecard
(H) Sydney Sixers
8/122 (20 overs)
v
Perth Scorchers
1/123 (18.2 overs)
Erin Burns 33 (25)
Katherine Brunt and Emma King 2/19 (4 overs)
Elyse Villani 74 (61)
Sarah Aley 1/22 (4 overs)
Perth Scorchers won by 9 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
North Dalton Park, Wollongong
Umpires: Ryan Nelson and Marc Nickl
Player of the match: Elyse Villani (Scorchers)
  • Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 8
12 December 2017
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Melbourne Stars
8/114 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Thunder
2/115 (14.3 overs)
Lizelle Lee 31 (25)
Harmanpreet Kaur 3/18 (4 overs)
Rachael Haynes 54 (33)
Emma Kearney 1/25 (3 overs)
Sydney Thunder won by 8 wickets (with 33 balls remaining)
Lavington Sports Oval, Albury
Umpires: Dinusha Bandara and Andrew Crozier
Player of the match: Rachael Haynes (Thunder)
  • Sydney Thunder won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Week 2[edit]


Match 9
15 December 2017
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Brisbane Heat
4/116 (18.5 overs)
v
Perth Scorchers
7/112 (20 overs)
Kirby Short 50 (48)
Katherine Brunt 2/17(4 overs)
Katherine Brunt 29 (32)
Delissa Kimmince 2/17 (4 overs)
Brisbane Heat won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Allan Border Field, Brisbane
Umpires: Murray Branch and Steven Farrell
Player of the match: Deandra Dottin (Heat)
  • Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 10
16 December 2017
13:00
Scorecard
(H) Sydney Thunder
1/135 (15.1 overs)
v
Melbourne Stars
4/132 (20 overs)
Rachael Haynes 78* (49)
Erin Osborne 1/26 (4 overs)
Mignon du Preez 58 (48)
Samantha Bates 1/16 (4 overs)
Sydney Thunder won by 9 wickets (with 29 balls remaining)
Howell Oval, Penrith
Umpires: Ryan Nelson and G Stubbings
Player of the match: Rachael Haynes (Thunder)
  • Sydney Thunder won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 11
16 December 2017
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Melbourne Renegades
8/138 (20 overs)
v
Adelaide Strikers
6/139 (20 overs)
Hayley Matthews 35 (27)
Tahlia McGrath 2/27 (4 overs)
Tammy Beaumont 45 (44)
Hayley Jensen 1/17 (2 overs)
Adelaide Strikers won by 1 run
Gliderol Stadium, Glenelg
Umpires: Craig Thomas and Luke Uthenwoldt
Player of the match: Tahlia McGrath (Strikers)
  • Melbourne Renegades won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 12
17 December 2017
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Hobart Hurricanes
8/119 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Sixers
8/152 (20 overs)
Veronica Pyke 35 (26)
Dane van Niekerk 4/20 (4 overs)
Ellyse Perry 65 (49)
Hayley Matthews 2/29 (4 overs)
Sydney Sixers won by 33 runs
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Umpires: Muhammad Qureshi and Harvey Wolff
Player of the match: Dane van Niekerk (Sixers)
  • Sydney Sixers won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 13
17 December 2017
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Adelaide Strikers
9/151 (20 overs)
v
Melbourne Renegades
5/160 (20 overs)
Suzie Bates 63 (38)
Lea Tahuhu 2/20 (4 overs)
Amy Satterthwaite 49 (37)
Sophie Devine 2/25 (4 overs)
Melbourne Renegades won by 9 runs
Gliderol Stadium, Glenelg
Umpires: Craig Thomas and Luke Uthenwoldt
Player of the match: Amy Satterthwaite (Renegades)
  • Melbourne Renegades won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Week 3[edit]


Match 14
22 December 2017
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Brisbane Heat
125 (19.5 overs)
v
Melbourne Renegades
6/133 (20 overs)
Sophie Molineux 40 (32)
Delissa Kimmince 2/26 (4 overs)
Beth Mooney 39 (28)
Molly Strano 3/16 (4 overs)
Melbourne Renegades won by 8 runs
Camberwell Sports Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Daryl Brigham and Dale Ireland
Player of the match: Amy Satterthwaite (Renegades)
  • Brisbane Heat won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 15
23 December 2017
12:20
Scorecard
Hobart Hurricanes
98 (19.4 overs)
v
Sydney Sixers (H)
1/99 (13.5 overs)
Veda Krishnamurthy 16 (17)
Dane van Niekerk 2/18 (4 overs)
Erin Burns 48* (38)
Nicola Hancock 1/14 (2 overs)
Sydney Sixers won by 9 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: Ryan Nelson and C A Polosak
Player of the match: Marizanne Kapp (Sixers)
  • Hobart Hurricanes Women won the toss and elected to bat
  • Broadcast by Network Ten
  • Double header with Match 5 of the Men's BBL

Match 16
23 December 2017
14:30
Scorecard
Brisbane Heat
66 (16.1 overs)
v
Melbourne Renegades (H)
0/67 (10.5 overs)
Deandra Dottin 14 (20)
Amy Satterthwaite 2/5 (2 overs)
Sophie Molineux 45 (37)
Jemma Barsby 0/8 (2 overs)
Melbourne Renegades won by 10 wickets (with 55 balls remaining)
Etihad Stadium, Melbourne
Umpires: Daryl Brigham and Dale Ireland
Player of the match: Sophie Molineux (Renegades)
  • Brisbane Heat Women won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au
  • Double header with Match 6 of the Men's BBL

Match 17
26 December 2017
11:20
Scorecard
Melbourne Stars
4/163 (20 overs)
v
Perth Scorchers (H)
1/164 (18.3 overs)
Lizelle Lee 76 (62)
Emma King 2/24 (4 overs)
Elyse Villani 84* (53)
Erin Osborne 1/24 (4 overs)
Perth Scorchers won by 9 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: Ashlee Kovalevs and John Taylor
Player of the match: Nicole Bolton (Scorchers)
  • Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to field.
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au
  • Double header with Match 7 of the Men's BBL

Match 18
27 December 2017
11:30
Scorecard
(H) Melbourne Stars
6/149 (20 overs)
v
Perth Scorchers
4/137 (20 overs)
Georgia Elwiss 25 (24)
Katherine Brunt 2/13 (3 overs)
Elyse Villani 72 (44)
Alana King 1/11 (2 overs)
Melbourne Stars won by 12 runs (with 9 balls remaining)
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: James Hewitt and John Taylor
Player of the match: Elyse Villani (Scorchers)
  • Melbourne Stars won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Week 4[edit]


Match 19
29 December 2017
14:30
Scorecard
Adelaide Strikers
6/113 (20 overs)
v
(H) Brisbane Heat
1/114 (16 overs)
Bridget Patterson 32 (30)
Deandra Dottin 2/13 (3 overs)
Beth Mooney 86* (57)
Amanda Wellington 1/24 (4 overs)
Brisbane Heat won by 9 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Player of the match: Beth Mooney (Heat)
  • Brisbane Heat won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 20
30 December 2017
13:00
Scorecard
Perth Scorchers (H)
4/139 (18.5 overs)
v
Sydney Sixers
138 (19.5 overs)
Elyse Villani 63 (43)
Dane van Niekerk 2/24 (4 overs)
Ellyse Perry 45 (47)
Nicole Bolton 2/15 (3 overs)
Perth Scorchers won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Lilac Hill, Perth
Player of the match: Nicole Bolton (Scorchers)
  • Sydney Sixers won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 21
30 December 2017
14:20
Scorecard
Hobart Hurricanes (H)
8/112 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Thunder
3/116 (16.2 overs)
Hayley Matthews 39 (40)
Stafanie Taylor 4/15 (4 overs)
Rachael Haynes 64 (49)
Brooke Hepburn 2/14 (3 overs)
Sydney Thunder won by 7 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston
Player of the match: Stafanie Taylor (Thunder)
  • Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 22
31 December 2017
11:00
Scorecard
Hobart Hurricanes
97 (19.4 overs)
v
(H) Sydney Thunder
2/99 (15 overs)
Stefanie Daffara 30 (32)
Samantha Bates 3/12 (4 overs)
Alex Blackwell 43 (34)
Celeste Raack 1/14 (3 overs)
Sydney Thunder won by 8 wickets (with 30 balls remaining)
University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston
Player of the match: Samantha Bates (Thunder)
  • Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 23
31 December 2017
13:45
Scorecard
Adelaide Strikers (H)
7/119 (20 overs)
v
Brisbane Heat
2/122 (16.2 overs)
Bridget Patterson 37 (29)
Haidee Birkett 3/15 (3 overs)
Beth Mooney 81* (48)
Amanda Wellington 1/17 (3.2 overs)
Brisbane Heat won by 8 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Player of the match: Beth Mooney (Heat)
  • Brisbane Heat won the toss and elected to field
  • Broadcast by Network Ten

Match 24
2 January 2018
14:00
Scorecard
Melbourne Renegades
92 (19 overs)
v
(H) Sydney Sixers
7/128 (20 overs)
Jess Duffin 35 (42)
Dane van Niekerk 4/13 (4 overs)
Ellyse Perry 64 (56)
Hayley Jensen 2/13 (3 overs)
Sydney Sixers won by 36 runs (with 22 balls remaining)
Camberwell Sports Ground, Melbourne
Player of the match: Ellyse Perry (Sixers)
  • Melbourne Renegades won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 25
3 January 2018
14:20
Scorecard
Melbourne Renegades (H)
7/120 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Sixers
7/120 (20 overs)
Amy Satterthwaite 44 (44)
Dane van Niekerk 2/25 (4 overs)
Ellyse Perry 37 (41)
Chamari Atapattu 2/6 (2 overs)
Match Tied (Melbourne Renegades won the Super Over)
GMHBA Stadium, Geelong
Umpires: Stephen Brne and Dale Ireland
Player of the match: Amy Satterthwaite (Renegades)
  • Melbourne Renegades won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 26
3 January 2018
14:00
Scorecard
Adelaide Strikers
5/144 (20 overs)
v
Melbourne Stars (H)
9/122 (20 overs)
Tammy Beaumont 46 (48)
Georgia Elwiss 2/22 (4 overs)
Lizelle Lee 44 (42)
Megan Schutt 2/23 (4 overs)
Adelaide Strikers won by 22 runs
Casey Fields No 4, Melbourne
Umpires: Stephen Brne and Dale Ireland
Player of the match: Alex Price (Strikers)
  • Melbourne Stars won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Week 5[edit]


Match 27
6 January 2018
14:20
Scorecard
(H) Melbourne Renegades
6/142 (20 overs)
v
Melbourne Stars
3/145 (19 overs)
Jess Duffin 40 (34)
Erin Osborne 2/14 (4 overs)
Georgia Elwiss 59 (51)
Lea Tahuhu 1/21 (3 overs)
Melbourne Stars won by 7 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Umpires: Daryl Brigham and Dale Ireland
Player of the match: Georgia Elwiss (Stars)
  • Melbourne Renegades won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 28
7 January 2018
10:00
Scorecard
Hobart Hurricanes
4/111 (20 overs)
v
Brisbane Heat (H)
2/114 (14.4 overs)
Hayley Matthews 34 (40)
Jess Jonassen 2/17 (4 overs)
Beth Mooney 62 (43)
Veda Krishnamurthy 1/18 (2 overs)
Brisbane Heat won by 8 wickets (with 32 balls remaining)
Blundstone Arena, Hobart
Umpires: Darren Close and Muhammad Qureshi
Player of the match: Beth Mooney (Heat)
  • Brisbane Heat won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 29
7 January 2018
10:00
Scorecard
(H) Sydney Thunder
6/145 (20 overs)
v
Perth Scorchers
6/144 (20 overs)
Rachel Priest 42 (32)
Piepa Cleary 3/19 (3 overs)
Nicole Bolton 71 (57)
Rene Farrell 2/19 (4 overs)
Sydney Thunder won by 1 run
Lilac Hill, Perth
Umpires: A Kovalevs and Trent Steenholdt
Player of the match: Rene Farrell (Thunder)
  • Sydney Thunder won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 30
8 January 2018
10:00
Scorecard
Brisbane Heat
4/168 (20 overs)
v
Hobart Hurricanes (H)
126 (18.5 overs)
Kirby Short 79 (55)
Emma Thompson 2/26 (4 overs)
Veda Krishnamurthy 33 (20)
Haidee Birkett 2/18 (2.5 overs)
Brisbane Heat won by 42 runs
Blundstone Arena, Hobart
Umpires: Darren Close and Wade Stewart
Player of the match: Kirby Short (Heat)
  • Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 31
8 January 2018
13:30
Scorecard
Sydney Thunder
4/134 (20 overs)
v
Perth Scorchers (H)
2/136 (18.1 overs)
Alex Blackwell 81 (58)
Katherine Brunt 1/13 (4 overs)
Natalie Sciver 61* (50)
Maisy Gibson 1/18 (4 overs)
Perth Scorchers won by 8 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: James Hewitt and A Kovalevs
Player of the match: Alex Blackwell (Thunder)
  • Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 32
6 January 2018
14:20
Scorecard
Melbourne Stars
5/132 (20 overs)
v
Adelaide Strikers (H)
9/134 (19 overs)
Lizelle Lee 52 (52)
Sophie Devine 2/28 (4 overs)
Tabatha Saville 28 (27)
Annabel Sutherland 4/20 (4 overs)
Adelaide Strikers won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
Adelaide Oval
Umpires: David Shepard and Craig Thomas
Player of the match: Tabatha Saville (Strikers)
  • Melbourne Stars won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 33
12 January 2018
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Melbourne Stars
3/133 (20 overs)
v
Brisbane Heat (H)
5/134 (18.1 overs)
Katie Mack 57 (48)
Deandra Dottin 2/13 (3 overs)
Beth Mooney 57 (38)
Alana King 2/22 (4 overs)
Brisbane Heat won by 5 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
Harrup Park, Mackay
Umpires: Stephen Dionysius and David Taylor
Player of the match: Tabatha Saville (Strikers)
  • Melbourne Stars won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Week 6[edit]


Match 34
13 January 2018
10:50
Scorecard
Perth Scorchers
9/87 (20 overs)
v
Adelaide Strikers (H)
4/88 (15.5 overs)
Heather Graham 19 (17)
Tahlia McGrath 3/17 (3 overs)
Suzie Bates 49 (47)
Katherine Brunt 2/17 (4 overs)
Adelaide Strikers won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Traeger Park, Alice Springs
Umpires: Darren Close and Craig Thomas
Player of the match: Tahlia McGrath (Strikers)
  • Adelaide Strikers won the toss and elected to field
  • Broadcast by Network Ten

Match 35
13 January 2018
14:30
Scorecard
(H) Sydney Sixers
113 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Thunder
6/114 (19 overs)
Ellyse Perry 25 (25)
Samantha Bates 3/21 (4 overs)
Naomi Stalenberg 48 (41)
Sarah Aley 3/11 (4 overs)
Sydney Thunder won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Sydney Cricket Ground
Umpires: Anthony Hobson and G Stubbings
Player of the match: Naomi Stalenberg (Thunder)
  • Sydney Sixers won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 36
13 January 2018
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Brisbane Heat
8/93 (20 overs)
v
Melbourne Stars (H)
4/94 (17.2 overs)
Jess Jonassen 46 (46)
Erin Osborne 4/20 (4 overs)
Mignon du Preez 36 (34)
Sammy-Jo Johnson 2/26 (3.2 overs)
Melbourne Stars won by 6 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
Harrup Park, Mackay
Umpires: Stephen Dionysius and David Taylor
Player of the match: Erin Osborne (Stars)
  • Brisbane Heat won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 37
14 January 2018
10:00
Scorecard
Hobart Hurricanes
100 (18.4 overs)
v
Melbourne Renegades (H)
0/102 (17.2 overs)
Hayley Matthews 40 (40)
Maitlan Brown 3/28 (3.4 overs)
Sophie Molineux 53* (39)
Nicola Hancock 0/7 (1 over)
Melbourne Renegades won by 10 wickets (with 51 balls remaining)
Blundstone Arena, Hobart
Umpires: Wade Stewart and Muhammad Qureshi
Player of the match: Sophie Molineux (Renegades)
  • Melbourne Renegades won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 38
14 January 2018
16:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Adelaide Strikers
7/107 (20 overs)
v
Perth Scorchers (H)
76 (17.3 overs)
Tahlia McGrath 34 (28)
Katherine Brunt 2/15 (4 overs)
Nicole Bolton 30 (38)
Alexandra Price 2/4 (1.3 overs)
Adelaide Strikers won by 31 runs
Traeger Park, Alice Springs
Umpires: Craig Thomas and Ben Treloar
Player of the match: Tahlia McGrath (Strikers)
  • Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 39
15 January 2018
14:50
Scorecard
(H) Hobart Hurricanes
9/120 (20 overs)
v
Melbourne Renegades
6/116 (20 overs)
Veda Krishnamurthy 40 (35)
Lea Tahuhu 3/25 (4 overs)
Amy Satterthwaite 65 (58)
Brooke Hepburn 3/24 (4 overs)
Hobart Hurricanes won by 4 runs
Blundstone Arena, Hobart
Umpires: G Beechey and Darren Close
Player of the match: Brooke Hepburn (Hurricanes)
  • Melbourne Renegades won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 40
13 January 2018
14:30
Scorecard
(H) Sydney Sixers
5/160 (20 overs)
v
Brisbane Heat
151 (20 overs)
Alyssa Healy 70 (43)
Jemma Barsby 2/19 (3 overs)
Beth Mooney 60 (42)
Sarah Aley 3/31 (4 overs)
Sydney Sixers won by 9 runs
Sydney Cricket Ground
Umpires: Anthony Hobson and Marc Nickl
Player of the match: Dane van Niekerk (Sixers)
  • Sydney Sixers won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Week 7[edit]


Match 41
19 January 2018
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Sydney Sixers
7/144 (20 overs)
v
Brisbane Heat
4/126 (20 overs)
Erin Burns 54* (39)
Delissa Kimmince 3/23 (4 overs)
Jess Jonassen 55* (38)
Lauren Smith 1/13 (3 overs)
Sydney Sixers won by 18 runs
Hurstville Oval, Sydney
Umpires: Anthony Hobson and T Penman
Player of the match: Erin Burns (Sixers)
  • Sydney Sixers won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 42
20 January 2018
13:45
Scorecard
(H) Melbourne Stars
6/118 (20 overs)
v
Melbourne Renegades
6/118 (20 overs)
Alana King 22 (17)
Molly Strano 1/17 (3 overs)
Amy Satterthwaite 31* (27)
Annabel Sutherland 2/11 (4 overs)
Match Tied (Melbourne Stars won the Super Over)
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Umpires: Stephen Brne and David Shepard
Player of the match: Alana King (Stars)
  • Melbourne Stars won the toss and elected to bat
  • Broadcast by Network Ten

Match 43
20 January 2018
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Sydney Thunder
4/148 (20 overs)
v
Adelaide Strikers
111 (19.2 overs)
Rachel Priest 51 (27)
Tahlia McGrath 2/16 (4 overs)
Bridget Patterson 30 (20)
Samantha Bates 3/21 (4 overs)
Sydney Thunder won by 37 runs
Robertson Oval, Wagga Wagga
Umpires: Andrew Scotford and D Young
Player of the match: Rachel Priest (Thunder)
  • Sydney Thunder won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 44
20 January 2018
13:30
Scorecard
Hobart Hurricanes
4/122 (20 overs)
v
Perth Scorchers (H)
1/126 (16 overs)
Isobel Joyce 52* (47)
Piepa Cleary 2/11 (3 overs)
Elyse Villani 70 (48)
Nicola Hancock 1/25 (4 overs)
Perth Scorchers won by 9 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: J Paterson and Trent Steenholdt
Player of the match: Elyse Villani (Strikers)
  • Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 45
21 January 2018
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Adelaide Strikers
5/114 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Thunder
4/114 (20 overs)
Suzie Bates 40 (43)
Rene Farrell 2/21 (4 overs)
Match Tied (Adelaide Strikers won the Super Over)
Robertson Oval, Wagga Wagga
Umpires: Andrew Scotford and D Young
Player of the match: Sophie Devine (Strikers)
  • Adelaide Strikers won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 46
21 January 2018
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Melbourne Stars
7/106 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Sixers
5/107 (18 overs)
Erin Osborne 39 (43)
Marizanne Kapp 2/13 (4 overs)
Ellyse Perry 39 (45)
Annabel Sutherland 1/13 (3 overs)
Sydney Sixers won by 5 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Casey Fields No 4, Melbourne
Umpires: Stephen Brne and Dale Ireland
Player of the match: Ellyse Perry (Sixers)
  • Melbourne Stars won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 47
21 January 2018
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Hobart Hurricanes
7/130 (20 overs)
v
Perth Scorchers
4/134 (18.5 overs)
Georgia Redmayne 53 (49)
Thamsyn Newton 1/7 (1 over)
Nicole Bolton 60 (61)
Katelyn Fryett 2/20 (4 overs)
Perth Scorchers won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Lilac Hill Park, Perth
Umpires: James Hewitt and J Paterson
Player of the match: Nicole Bolton (Strikers)
  • Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 48
24 January 2018
14:50
Scorecard
Melbourne Renegades
68 (15.5 overs)
v
Sydney Thunder (H)
6/69 (16 overs)
Amy Satterthwaite 17 (19)
Nicola Carey 3/10 (3.5 overs)
Rachael Haynes 37 (36)
Hayley Jensen 3/11 (3 overs)
Sydney Thunder won by 4 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
Manuka Oval, Canberra
Umpires: Dinusha Bandara and Andrew Crozier
Player of the match: Nicola Carey (Thunder)
  • Sydney Thunder won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Week 8[edit]


Match 49
27 January 2018
12:20
Scorecard
Hobart Hurricanes
7/107 (20 overs)
v
Melbourne Stars (H)
3/108 (18 overs)
Hayley Matthews 34 (30)
Alana King 2/23 (4 overs)
Katie Mack 42 (44)
Nicola Hancock 2/18 (4 overs)
Melbourne Stars won by 7 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Umpires: Daryl Brigham and Darren Close
Player of the match: Katie Mack (Stars)
  • Melbourne Stars won the toss and elected to field
  • Broadcast by Network Ten

Match 50
27 January 2018
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Adelaide Strikers
4/149 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Sixers
3/150 (19.2 overs)
Tahlia McGrath 44* (35)
Sarah Coyte 2/14 (4 overs)
Alyssa Healy 106 (66)
Megan Schutt 1/26 (4 overs)
Sydney Sixers won by 7 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Hurstville Oval, Sydney
Umpires: Anthony Hobson and T Penman
Player of the match: Alyssa Healy (Sixers)
  • Adelaide Strikers won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 51
27 January 2018
14:00
Scorecard
Perth Scorchers
7/124 (20 overs)
v
Melbourne Renegades (H)
6/125 (19.2 overs)
Lauren Ebsary 61* (44)
Maitlan Brown 2/18 (4 overs)
Sophie Molineux 62 (45)
Emma King 2/14 (3 overs)
Melbourne Renegades won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Camberwell Sports Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Andrew Crozier and Dale Ireland
Player of the match: Sophie Molineux (Renegades)
  • Melbourne Renegades won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 52
27 January 2018
13:30
Scorecard
Sydney Thunder
5/145 (20 overs)
v
Brisbane Heat (H)
4/146 (18 overs)
Rachael Haynes 43 (30)
Jemma Barsby 2/32 (4 overs)
Grace Harris 57 (45)
Samantha Bates 2/23 (3 overs)
Brisbane Heat won by 6 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Brisbane Cricket Ground
Umpires: Murray Branch and Stephen Dionysius
Player of the match: Grace Harris (Heat)
  • Sydney Thunder won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 53
28 January 2018
12:00
Scorecard
(H) Hobart Hurricanes
6/130 (20 overs)
v
Melbourne Stars
7/128 (20 overs)
Hayley Matthews 44 (44)
Erin Osborne 2/23 (4 overs)
Erin Osborne 30 (29)
Nicola Hancock 2/22 (4 overs)
Hobart Hurricanes won by 2 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Umpires: Stephen Brne and Dale Ireland
Player of the match: Hayley Matthews (Hurricanes)
  • Melbourne Stars won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 54
28 January 2018
14:00
Scorecard
Melbourne Renegades
9/112 (20 overs)
v
Perth Scorchers (H)
6/113 (16.1 overs)
Emma Inglis 28 (19)
Katherine Brunt 3/11 (4 overs)
Natalie Sciver 39* (33)
Georgia Wareham 3/19 (4 overs)
Perth Scorchers won by 4 wickets (with 23 balls remaining)
Camberwell Sports Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Daryl Brigham and Andrew Crozier
Player of the match: Katherine Brunt (Scorchers)
  • Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 55
28 January 2018
14:00
Scorecard
Adelaide Strikers
9/111 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Sixers (H)
2/112 (18.1 overs)
Tammy Beaumont 28 (31)
Sarah Coyte 3/18 (4 overs)
Alyssa Healy 63 (52)
Alex Price 1/16 (2 overs)
Sydney Sixers won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
Hurstville Oval, Sydney
Umpires: T Penman and G Stubbings
Player of the match: Sarah Coyte (Sixers)
  • Adelaide Strikers won the toss and elected to bat
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Match 56
28 January 2018
14:00
Scorecard
(H) Sydney Thunder
8/117 (20 overs)
v
Brisbane Heat
115 (17.4 overs)
Nicola Carey 26 (26)
Jemma Barsby 4/2 (2 overs)
Jess Jonassen 33 (21)
Belinda Vakarewa 3/17 (4 overs)
Sydney Thunder won by 2 runs
Allan Border Field, Brisbane
Umpires: Murray Branch and Steven Farrell
Player of the match: Belinda Vakarewa (Thunder)
  • Brisbane Heat won the toss and elected to field
  • Streamed on cricket.com.au

Knockout Phase[edit]

All knockout phase matches were played as double headers with the relevant match from the Men's tournament. Hence the venues for both Semi Finals and the Final were determined using the standings of the Men's Points Table after the last of their round robin matches were completed on 27 January.

Semifinals Finals
      
2 Sydney Thunder (H) 8/121
3 Perth Scorchers 2/148
3 Perth Scorchers 99
1 Sydney Sixers (H) 1/100
1 Sydney Sixers (H) 5/138
4 Adelaide Strikers 9/121

Semi Finals[edit]


Semi Final 1[edit]


1 February 2018
12:10
Scorecard
Perth Scorchers
2/148 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Thunder (H)
8/121 (20 overs)
Natalie Sciver 38 (28)
Stafanie Taylor 1/23 (4 overs)
Fran Wilson 46 (28)
Emma King 3/17 (4 overs)
Perth Scorchers won by 27 runs
Optus Stadium, Perth
Umpires: Geoff Joshua and Tony Wilds
Player of the match: Emma King (Perth Scorchers)

Semi Final 2[edit]


2 February 2018
14:40
Scorecard
(H) Sydney Sixers
5/138 (20 overs)
v
Adelaide Strikers
9/121 (20 overs)
Ashleigh Gardner 72 (45)
Sophie Devine 2/21 (4 overs)
Tammy Beaumont 50 (46)
Sarah Aley 4/18 (4 overs)
Sydney Sixers won by 17 runs
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: Michael Graham-Smith and John Ward
Player of the match: Sarah Aley (Sydney Sixers)

Final[edit]


4 February 2018
11:50
Scorecard
Perth Scorchers
99 (20 overs)
v
Sydney Sixers (H)
1/100 (15 overs)
Piepa Cleary 18* (14)
Sarah Coyte 4/17 (3 overs)
Alyssa Healy 41 (32)
Emma King 1/26
Sydney Sixers won by 9 wickets
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: Greg Davidson and John Ward
Player of the match: Sarah Coyte (Sydney Sixers)
  • Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to bat
  • Sydney Sixers won their second back to back title
  • Was played as a double header prior to Final of the Men's BBL. Both matches were broadcast by Network Ten.

Audience[edit]

A total of twelve matches were televised on free-to-air in the third season of Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) on Network Ten, including four on the opening weekend.[5] The remaining 47 matches were live streamed on the Cricket Australia or MamaMia website as well as the Cricket Australia Live App for mobile.

Here are the television ratings for every game that was broadcast by Network Ten during the season.[6]

The Super Over of match 42 drew ratings of 296,000 nationally, and 185,000 in the 5 metro cities.[7]

Match No Teams Average TV Ratings
National 5 metro cities
Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2
1 Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder [8] 226,000 331,000 146,000 241,000
3 Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars [9] 376,000 469,000 249,000 297,000
4 Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat [10] 159,000 251,000 99,000 150,000
6 Sydney Thunder vs Sydney Sixers [11] 335,000 421,000 210,000 275,000
15 Sydney Sixers vs Hobart Hurricanes [12] 186,000 307,000 110,000 182,000
23 Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat [13] 179,000 275,000 106,000 172,000
34 Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers [14] 193,000 343,000 113,000 223,000
42 Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades [15] 107,000 172,000 62,000 97,000
49 Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes [16] 143,000 229,000 88,000 149,000
Semi Final 1 (note) Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers [17] 100,000 75,000 63,000 48,000
Semi Final 2 (note) Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers [18] 68,000 113,000 41,000 73,000
Final Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers [19] 198,000 313,000 119,000 190,000
Notes

Statistics[edit]

Here are the tournament records for Highest innings totals, Most runs and Most wickets. Full records can be found on ESPN Cricinfo

Highest totals[edit]

Team Score Against Venue Date
Sydney Sixers 4/242 Melbourne Stars North Sydney Oval 9 December 2017
Sydney Thunder 6/200 Melbourne Renegades North Sydney Oval 9 December 2017
Melbourne Renegades 6/189 Sydney Thunder North Sydney Oval 9 December 2017
Perth Scorchers 6/188 Brisbane Heat North Sydney Oval 10 December 2017
Adelaide Strikers 3/183 Hobart Hurricanes Gliderol Stadium, Glenelg 9 December 2017
Last Updated: 4 February 2018

Most runs[edit]

Player Team Mat Inns Runs Ave SR HS 100 50
Australia Ellyse Perry Sydney Sixers 16 16 552 46.00 98.57 91* 0 3
Australia Elyse Villani Perth Scorchers 16 16 535 41.15 125.88 84* 0 5
Australia Nicole Bolton Perth Scorchers 16 16 482 32.13 101.47 71 0 3
Australia Beth Mooney Brisbane Heats 14 14 465 42.27 143.51 86* 0 5
New Zealand Suzie Bates Adelaide Strikers 15 15 434 31.00 109.59 102 1 1
Last Updated: 4 February 2018

Most wickets[edit]

Player Team Mat Inns Wkts Ave Econ BBI SR
England Katherine Brunt Perth Scorchers 14 14 23 11.34 4.83 3/11 14
Australia Sarah Aley Sydney Sixers 16 16 23 15.69 6.13 4/18 15.3
South Africa Dane van Niekerk Sydney Sixers 12 12 20 11.70 5.57 4/13 12.6
New Zealand Sophie Devine Adelaide Strikers 15 15 17 17.52 6.20 2/10 16.9
Australia Nicola Carey Sydney Thunders 15 15 17 20.58 6.70 3/10 18.3
Last Updated: 4 February 2018

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Expanded Big Bash season announced". Cricket Australia. 31 July 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  2. ^ "BBL expands into first week of February". ESPN Cricinfo. 31 July 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Superb Sixers go back-to-back". Cricket Australia. 4 February 2018. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Women's Big Bash League Table – 2017–18". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Expanded Big Bash season announced". cricket.com.au. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  6. ^ Mediaweek Australia twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 9 December 2017
  7. ^ Saturday #TEN #Rebel #WBBL03 @tensporttv Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 22 January 2018
  8. ^ Sat TV #WBBL03 #TEN Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 10 December 2017
  9. ^ Sat TV #WBBL03 #TEN Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 10 December 2017
  10. ^ Sun TV #WBBL03 #TEN Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 11 December 2017
  11. ^ Sun TV #WBBL03 #TEN Sydney Thunder vs Sydney Sixers twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 11 December 2017
  12. ^ Sat TV #TEN #Rebel #WBBL @tensporttv Sydney Sixers vs Hobart Hurricanes twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 24 December 2017
  13. ^ NYE TV #TEN #Rebel #WBBL03 @tensporttv Adelaide Strikers v Brisbane Heat twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 1 January 2018
  14. ^ Saturday TV #TEN #Rebel #WBBL03 @tensporttv Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 14 January 2018
  15. ^ Saturday #TEN #Rebel #WBBL03 @tensporttv Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 22 January 2018
  16. ^ Saturday #TEN #Rebel #WBBL @tensporttv Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 28 January 2018
  17. ^ Thursday #ONE #Rebel #WBBL03 @tensporttv First semi final: Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 2 February 2018
  18. ^ Friday #ONE #Rebel #WBBL03 @tensporttv Second semi final: Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Sixers twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 4 February 2018
  19. ^ Sunday #ONE #Rebel #WBBL03 @tensporttv #WBBLFinal: Sydney Sixers vs Perth Scorchers twitter.com/MediaweekAUS. Retrieved on 5 February 2018

Further reading[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Women's Big Bash League 2017–18 at Wikimedia Commons