In their chase Heats lost only 2 wickets but went at a lower run rate of 6 runs per over all through the innings when the required rate was over 8.5 runs per over resulting a considerably big loss in T20 with lots of wickets in hand.
Mooney and Short both score 60 odd runs but went at a Strike rate of 110 odd when the required rate went up for 10 plus runs in an over.
It was a good start for strikers and experienced Sophie Devine managed to get the player of the match award for Strikers.
Match summary is as follows:
ADELAIDE STRIKERS 172-7(20 overs)
Sophie Devine 89 Jemma Barsby 2-23
Bridget Patterson 31 Sammy Jo-Johnson 1-26
BRISBANE HEAT 136-2(20 overs)
Beth Mooney 63* Megan Schutt 1-23
Kirby Short 62* Tahila McGrath 1-31
Strikers won by 36 runs
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