WBBL thriller ends in chaotic super over

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A thriller successful the WBBL was settled via a ace over, arsenic Kiwi slogger Sophie Devine smacked a six connected the archetypal shot that near viewers and lucifer callers stunned.

The usually reliable Jess Jonassen was fixed the ball, with the Scorchers trying to eclipse Brisbane's people of 12.

Brisbane had tied the crippled with 2 connected the past shot of the match, earlier Anneke Bosch chipped successful with a mates of boundaries for the Heat successful their ace over.

Sophie Devine during Sunday's ace over. (Getty)

But Jonassen's archetypal transportation was a slow, looping afloat flip that was smashed backmost implicit her caput for six.

"She gets a acquisition consecutive away," said commentator Andrew Maher.

"That is the worst shot Jess Jonassen's ever bowled!"

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Brad Hodge said the transportation was a "shocker", and it enactment the Scorchers successful the container spot aft the 20 overs had finished with the scores level.

After Devine and chap opener Beth Mooney traded singles, she was backmost connected onslaught with the Scorchers needing 5 to triumph from 3 balls.

It was different almighty onslaught backmost implicit the bowler's head, landing close connected the bound enactment and ending the match.

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"That's the information of Sophie Devine," said Lisa Sthlelakar.

"It didn't travel disconnected successful the 20 overs of the allocated match, but successful the ace over, she shows what she's worth."

It was the opening lucifer of the tourney for some teams, and Perth joined Adelaide, the Melbourne Renegades and the Sydney Sixers among those who won their opening match.

The Sixers made it a two-from-two commencement earlier connected Sunday successful the archetypal lucifer of the treble header, chasing down the Hobart Hurricanes' people of 125 with 3 balls to spare, condeming the hosts to their 2nd consecutive loss.

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