Adelaide Strikers beat Perth Scorchers by 16 runs in BBL
Adelaide Strikers came to the Optus Stadium, Perth and beat the Scorchers by 16 runs in this BBL clash today.
Adelaide Strikers 181-5 (20 Ovs) – (Phil Salt 59, Jake Weatherald 35, Travis Head 35, Alex Carey 25, Jonathan Wells 23*; Ashton Agar 2-29, Matthew Kelly 2-26)
Perth Scorchers 165-7 – (20 Ovs) – (Liam Livingstone 79; Wes Agar 3-36, Billy Stanlake 2-20, Rashid Khan 1-25)
Result – Adelaide Strikers won by 16 runs
Adelaide Strikers won the toss and decided to bat first against Perth Scorchers at the Optus Stadium, Perth today.
The strikers scored an above par total of 181-5 in their 20 Overs with Phil Salt 59, Jake Weatherald 35, Travis Head 35, Alex Carey 25 and Jonathan Wells 23* all chipping in with bat; Ashton Agar 2-29 and Matthew Kelly 2-26 were the pick of the bowlers for the Scorchers.
In reply, despite a fantastic knock by Liam Livingstone 79, the Perth Scorchers were unbale to chase down the runs required and totalled 165-7 in their 20 Overs - Wes Agar 3-36, Billy Stanlake 2-20 and Rashid Khan 1-25 were the stars with the ball for the Strikers.
From the Scorchers
The Perth Scorchers have fallen by 16 runs to the Adelaide Strikers at Optus Stadium tonight in their final home match of the KFC Big Bash League regular season.
Wes Agar was adjudged Player of the Match for his 3-36
Perth Scorchers - Liam Livingstone, Josh Inglis(wk), Kurtis Patterson, Mitchell Marsh(c), Ashton Turner, Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Agar, Chris Jordan, Jhye Richardson, Matthew Kelly, Fawad Ahmed
Adelaide Strikers - Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Travis Head(c), Alex Carey(wk), Jonathan Wells, Matt Short, Michael Neser, Rashid Khan, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar, Billy Stanlake
Start Time: 10:10
Toss: Adelaide Strikers won the toss and decided to bat
Venue: Optus Stadium, Perth
Officials: Michael Graham-Smith, Nathan Johnstone, Ben Treloar, Trent Steenholdt, Daryl Harper
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