WATCH: Bizarre end to T20 cricket match

2018-01-03 12:00
Melbourne Renegades

Cape Town - The Women's Big Bash League provided one of the most dramatic finishes to a cricket match you are likely to ever see on Wednesday.

The incident happened off the final ball of the match with the Sydney Sixers needing three runs for victory against the Melbourne Renegades

Sarah Aley was on strike for the Sixers while Amy Satterthwaite was tasked with bowling the last ball. 

What happened next was ridiculous!

Aley inside-edged the ball to short fine-leg and she and Angela Reakes scampered through for the single. 

The ball was returned to Renegades wicketkeeper Emma Inglis - and it looked as though the fielding side had done enough to claim the victory. 

A delighted Inglis tossed the ball skywards as the Renegades' celebrations began. 

However, Aley spotted an opportunity and snuck a second run with the Renegades fielders on another planet, thinking the match was already over.

By the time the stumps were finally broken, Aley was home and she had taken the game to a Super Over. 

As it turns out, the Renegades would go on to win the Super Over anyway, scoring the winning runs off the final ball of the over...

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