Adelaide Strikers beat Perth Scorchers by 5 wickets in BBL

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Perth Scorchers won the toss and decided to bat against Adelaide Strikers at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide today in the BBL.

Match Summary

Perth Scorchers 174-6 (Josh Inglis 55, Mitchell Marsh 50*, Nathan Coulter-Nile 25; Rashid Khan 2-22, Ben Laughlin 1-25)

Adelaide Strikers 175-5 (Jonathan Wells 69, Harry Nielsen 44*, Alex Carey 27; Nathan Coulter-Nile 2-27)

Result – Adelaide Strikers won by 5 wickets

Scorecard

Tournament Stats and Points Table

Batting first, Perth Scorchers scored 174-6, with Josh Inglis 55, Mitchell Marsh 50* and Nathan Coulter-Nile 25 (off 8 balls 3x6s) the run getters for the Scorchers and Rashid Khan 2-22 and Ben Laughlin 1-25 the wizards with the ball for the Strikers.

In reply, Adelaide Strikers stormed to a 5 wicket win with Jonathan Wells 69, Harry Nielsen 44* and Alex Carey 27 top scoring and  Nathan Coulter-Nile 2-27 , rounding off a top all round performance with the ball, for the Scorchers.

 

Adelaide Strikers - Jake Weatherald, Alex Carey(wk), Travis Head(c), Jonathan Wells, Harry Nielsen, Cameron Valente, Rashid Khan, Peter Siddle, Ben Laughlin, Billy Stanlake, Liam O'Connor

Perth Scorchers - Josh Inglis, Nick Hobson, Cameron Bancroft(wk), Ashton Turner, Mitchell Marsh(c), Sean Terry, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Clint Hinchliffe, Andrew Tye, Matthew Kelly, Jason Behrendorff

 

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