Tasmania 264 (Villani 110, Stalenberg 75, Mushangwe 4-38) beat South Australia 241 (Webb 83, Coyte 4-30) by one run (DLS methodology)
South Australia required 4 runs from the ultimate six deliveries with 5 wickets in hand underneath an adjusted goal at Blundstone Enviornment on Saturday evening.
Enter Coyte, who bowled Annie O’Neil (28 off 20) off ball one earlier than getting South Australia skipper Jemma Barsby (28 from 17) stumped two balls later.
South Australia have been nonetheless within the field seat, needing three runs from three deliveries when Coyte ran out Amanda-Jade Wellington knocking the ball onto the stumps in her follow-through.
Coyte, who completed with 4 for 30, then trapped Ella Wilson lbw on the second-to-last ball. South Australia wanted three runs off the ultimate supply however might handle only one.
The dramatic final over capped an exciting remaining wherein each side navigated rain delays and had their noses in entrance at totally different levels underneath DLS.
Tasmania turn into simply the second staff to safe back-to-back WNCL titles, leaving South Australia runners-up for the second 12 months in a row.
The covers got here on and off throughout South Australia’s chase, which was headlined by a formidable 83 from teen Courtney Webb.
Webb’s departure within the forty second over left South Australia at 5 for 185, earlier than Barsby and O’Neil mixed to pull their staff again into the sport.
South Australia have been forward on DLS when the covers went on once more with six overs to go. However they have been taken off once more, leaving the ultimate three-over situation.
Tasmania had earlier let some runs go begging, with Villani’s departure sparking a collapse of seven for 20 as they have been bowled out off precisely 50 overs.