Piparo grabs opportunity

South Western Times
Bunbury’s Chloe Piparo scored 17 from 17 balls in Sunday’s loss to the Brisbane Heat at the WACA on Sunday.
Camera IconBunbury’s Chloe Piparo scored 17 from 17 balls in Sunday’s loss to the Brisbane Heat at the WACA on Sunday. Credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images

Bunbury-raised cricketer Chloe Piparo tried to save the Perth Scorchers in the women’s Big Bash League in their loss to the Brisbane Heat on Sunday.

Piparo came to the crease at number eight for the Scorchers with her side reeling at 6/62.

It was the first time the 22-year-old had the opportunity to bat in four matches with the Scorchers and she responded, scoring 17 from 17 balls to help get the Perth side to 9/92 from their 20 overs.

Piparo his three fours in her knock, before she was stumped by Beth Mooney off the bowling of Jess Jonassen.

The Scorchers were beaten by eight wickets, with Mooney scoring an unbeaten 67 to seal the win.

The loss left the Scorchers with just two wins from their four games.

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