BBL 11 Match 21: Perth Scorchers were just too strong for Melbourne Renegades at the Marvel Stadium
Perth Scorchers were just too strong for Melbourne Renegades at the Marvel Stadium today, winning by 8 wickets.
Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Renegades, 21st Match, Big Bash League
Perth Scorchers 152/2 (16.5 ov)
Melbourne Renegades 151/8 (20 ov)
Result - Perth Scorchers won by 8 wickets
Melbourne Renegades won the toss and elected to bat and despite the return of Aaron Finch, they only mamaged a seemingly disappointing 151/8 off their 20 overs.
Mackenzie Harvey 45 top scored and Jason Behrendorff, Tymal Mills and Ashton Agar all took 2 wickets apiece for Perth Scorchers.
In reply, Josh Inglis 23 and Cameron Bancroft 23 gave the Scorchers a great start with an opening partnership of 49 off all but 6 overs. Then came the Marsh and Munro show, who put on an unbeaten 3rd wicket partnership of 99 runs, to take the Scorchers to an 8 wicket win.
Mebourne Renegades Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Aaron Finch - 1.5 ov), 2-68 (Sam Harper - 8.5 ov), 3-76 (Nic Maddinson - 10.4 ov), 4-83 (Jake Fraser-McGurk - 11.3 ov), 5-99 (Mohammad Nabi - 15.1 ov), 6-105 (Mackenzie Harvey - 16.1 ov), 7-105 (Will Sutherland - 16.2 ov), 8-129 (James Pattinson - 18.3 ov)
Perth Scorchers Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Josh Inglis - 5.5 ov), 2-53 (Cameron Bancroft - 6.4 ov)
Perth Scorchers - Cameron Bancroft, Josh Inglis(wk), Mitchell Marsh, Colin Munro, Ashton Turner(c), Laurie Evans, Ashton Agar, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Peter Hatzoglou, Tymal Mills
Melbourne Renegades - Mackenzie Harvey, Aaron Finch, Nic Maddinson(c), Sam Harper(wk), Jake Fraser-McGurk, Mohammad Nabi, Will Sutherland, Jack Prestwidge, James Pattinson, Reece Topley, Zahir Khan
Start Time: 10:15
Toss: Melbourne Renegades won the toss and decided to bat
Venue: Marvel Stadium, Melbourne
Officials: Nathan Johnstone, Phillip Gillespie, Donovan Koch, Greg Azzopardi, Kent Hannam
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