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A record partnership from Australian star Beth Mooney and Sri Lankan Chamari Athapaththu proved in vain as the Perth Scorchers' WBBL game against Sydney Thunder was abandoned because of rain.
Athapaththu (70 not out) joined opener Mooney (82 not out) at the crease in the seventh over, with the Scorchers pair putting on an unbeaten 135-run stand - the highest third-wicket partnership in the competition's history.
The explosive combination got the Scorchers to 2-184 from their 20 overs at Karen Rolton Oval on Thursday.
Mooney's brilliant knock took her back past Australian skipper Meg Lanning for most runs scored during this year's tournament with 551.
It would have taken a scintillating effort for the Thunder, who are struggling at the bottom of the table in their title defence, to chase down the Scorchers' total.
The Thunder's teenage captain Hannah Darlington elevated herself to the top of the order in a bid to change her team's fortunes.
Darlington hit a four off her first ball before being bowled by South African quick Marizanne Kapp from the next delivery.
The dismissal was Kapp's 100th in her WBBL career, becoming the first international player to achieve the feat and just the third bowler overall.
Hobart's Molly Strano (115) and Brisbane Heat's Jess Jonassen (106) are the only other bowlers to have taken 100 WBBL wickets.
Rain settled in when the Thunder were 1-21 and players were not able to return to the field.
Thursday's second game was due to be another Melbourne derby between the Renegades and the Stars, but rain kept falling in Adelaide and the game was abandoned without a ball being bowled.
The Renegades are enjoying an outstanding tournament and sit atop of the table, while Lanning's Stars have experienced mixed fortunes.
It comes just four days after the Renegades smashed the Stars by seven wickets.
The competition now heads to north Queensland on Saturday, when the Hurricanes face the Adelaide Strikers and Brisbane Heat battle the Sydney Sixers in Mackay.