Brisbane Heat spinner Charli Knott produced a magical delivery during the Women’s Big Bash League 2023 match against the Melbourne Stars on Friday, October 27 at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane. She left the fans as well as the experts amazed with the delivery to dismiss Sophia Dunkley during the match.
The incident took place during the first over of the Melbourne Stars innings. On the fourth delivery, Charli Knott bowled an outside off-stump delivery to Sophia Dunkley. The Melbourne Star batter did not get much time to react as the ball turned in sharply and dismantled the stumps. Dunkley was shocked to see the ball turn in greatly. She had to walk back for just one run from three deliveries. Charli Knott finished the innings with two wickets, conceding 13 runs from three overs.
Watch the stunning delivery here:
How about that turn 😮
— Weber Women's Big Bash League (@WBBL) October 27, 2023
Brisbane Heat continue winning streak in WBBL 2023
The Brisbane Heat continued their winning streak in the Women’s Big Bash League 2023, defeating the Melbourne Stars by 13 runs on Friday, October 27 at the Alan Border Field in Brisbane. Batting first, they put on 150 runs on the board on the back of crucial knocks from Georgia Voll and Charli Knott. Voll scored 48 runs from 40 deliveries, while Knott played a blazing knock. She slammed four boundaries and two sixes in the innings to score 31 off 14 deliveries.
In response, Melbourne Stars managed 137 runs in their 20 overs. Alice Capsey was the top scorer with 52 runs, while Kim Garth stayed unbeaten on 45. Along with Charli Knott, Jess Jonassen and Sarah Glenn also took two wickets. Knott won the Player of the Match award for her all-round performance. The Brisbane Heat now have eight points, winning four out of four matches, and an NRR of 0.988. They rank at the top of the points table in the Women’s Big Bash League 2023 season.