Important statistics from all previous finals of the Women's Big Bash League
Come 26th January 2019, it will be time for the final of the fourth edition of the Women's Big Bash League or WBBL. This year the finals will see Sydney Sixers and Brisbane Heat competing for the title.
This will be the Sydney Sixers' fourth straight appearance in the final and Brisbane Heat's first appearance. Sydney Sixers are the most successful team in the WBBL with two titles. They are also finished as runners-up once.
In comparison, the Brisbane Heat have just managed to reach the semi-finals once (2016-17). However, the head-to-head in the 2018-19 WBBL between both the teams seem to be evenly matched as they have defeated each other once.
Let us have a look at some of the important stats of the finals of the past editions of the WBBL.
Results of Finals
2015 - 16: Sydney Thunder defeated Sydney Sixers by 3 wickets.
2016 - 17: Sydney Sixers defeated Perth Scorchers by 7 runs.
2017 - 18: Sydney Sixers defeated Perth Scorchers by 9 wickets.
Player of the Match (Finals)
2015 - 16: Erin Osborne of Sydney Thunder for her bowling figures of 3/21.
2016 - 17: Sarah Aley of Sydney Sixers for her bowling figures of 4/23.
2017 - 18: Sarah Coyte of Sydney Sixers for her bowling figures of 3/17.
124/5 scored by Sydney Sixers against Perth Scorchers in 2016-17 is the highest team total in the finals of WBBL.
99 scored by Perth Scorchers against Sydney Sixers in 2017-18 is the lowest team total in the finals of WBBL.
100 runs scored by Alyssa Healy of Sydney Sixers is the most number of runs scored by a player in the finals of the WBBL.
41 scored by Alyssa Healy against Perth Scorchers in 2017-18 is the highest individual score by a player in the finals of the WBBL.
3 is the total number of sixes hit it the finals of the WBBL. Two of them were hit in the 2017-18 finals and one in the 2016-17 finals.
7 wickets taken by Sarah Aley of Sydney Sixers are the most number of wickets taken by a player in the finals of the WBBL.
4/23 taken by Sarah Aley against Perth Scorchers in 2016-17 is the best bowling performance by a player in the finals of the WBBL.
3 dismissals by Alyssa Healy is the most dismissals by a wicket-keeper in the finals of the WBBL.
2 catches by Ashleigh Gardner, Rachel Haynes of Sydney Thunder & Emily Leys of Sydney Sixers each is the most number of catches taken by a player in the finals of the WBBL.