WBBL 2022-23 – Beth Mooney and Marizanne Kapp flay Renegades attack in huge win – 21Sports News %


Perth Scorchers 4 for 192 (Mooney 90, Kapp 68*) beat Melbourne Renegades 88 by 104 runs

Perth Scorchers opener Beth Mooney scored 90 and become the first player in WBBL history to notch 4000 runs in a record breaking 104-run thrashing of the Melbourne Renegades.

Scorchers’ winning margin was the biggest in WBBL history, surpassing the 103-run victory by the Sydney Sixers over Hobart in 2017.

Mooney took her career tally to 4030 runs in a 58-ball innings that showcased her shot making ability all around Melbourne’s Junction Oval.

Allrounder Marizanne Kapp and Mooney added 123 in just 56 deliveries for the fourth wicket, a record WBBL stand, to lift their side to 4 for 192. In reply the Renegades were never in the hunt and were dismissed for 88.

Mooney has played 114 WBBL games for the Brisbane Heat and Scorchers and her career runs have been scored at a strike-rate of 122.26. The 28-year-old had a willy ally in Kapp against Renegades. The South Africa international launched four huge leg-side sixes and timed the ball to perfection from the start of her innings.

Scorchers had six bowlers capture wickets in a team performance that took them back into the WBBL top four.