Brisbane Warmth discovered themselves on the unlucky finish of the spectrum throughout their Ladies’s Huge Bash League (WBBL) recreation in opposition to Sydney Sixers as they copped a five-run penalty in a uncommon prevalence whereas enjoying on the Allan Border Discipline in Brisbane on Tuesday, November 21.
The incident occurred through the tenth over of Sydney’s run chase. On the second supply of the over, Ashleigh Gardner got here dancing down the observe and manoeuvered a flighted supply from Kerr to long-on. The long-on fielder fielded the ball cleanly and launched an aerial throw in the direction of Kerr who was standing proper subsequent to the stumps on the non-striker’s finish.
Kerr tried to catch the throw utilizing a towel which she was utilizing in any other case to scrub the ball and hold it dry regardless of the dew on the outfield. Umpire Joshua Adie penalised Warmth for violating legislation 18.104.22.168 which states, “A fielder can be deemed to have fielded the ball illegally if, whereas the ball is in play he/she wilfully extends his/her clothes together with his/her palms and makes use of this to area the ball.”
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Kerr’s unintentional error got here again to hang-out Warmth because the pair of Mathilda Carmichael (28* off balls) and Maitlan Brown (21* off 15 balls) secured the victory for Sixers by six wickets with a ball to spare. The win has introduced the Ellyse Perry-led facet nearer to Warmth on the factors desk.
Warmth have received seven out of 13 video games and have aggregated a complete of 14 factors with seven wins and 6 losses. The Jess Jonassen-led Warmth are fourth on the factors desk whereas Sixers have climbed to the fifth spot with 12 factors after 13 matches.
Adelaide Strikers are on the helm with 18 factors after 12 video games. Strikers have received 9 ties and solely conceded three video games to this point within the season.
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