BBL 11 Match 24: Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers - Jason Sangha and Sam Billings set up big win for the Thunder
Jason Sangha and Sam Billings set up a big win for the Thunder, by 34 runs, at the Manuka Oval, Canberra today, in Match 24 of BBL11.
Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers, 24th Match, Big Bash League
Sydney Thunder 200/7 (20 ov)
Perth Scorchers 166/8 (20 ov)
Result - Sydney Thunder won by 34 runs
Perth Scorchers won the toss and decided to bowl against Sydney Thunder, and Jason Sangha 56* and Sam Billings 67 provided a much needed partnership of 113, after the Thunder were 23/2, at one stage, early on. The Thunder went on to hit 200/7 in their 20 overs - Matthew Kelly 3-30 and Mitchell Marsh 2-50 were the main wicket takers for the Scorchers.
In reply, the Scorchers got off to a poor start at 17-3 in the 3rd over and never really recovered from that, reaching just 166/8 in their 20 overs. Nathan McAndrew 3-40, Saqib Mahmood 2-29 and Chris Green 2-29 were the main wicket takers for the Thunder.
Sam Billings was Player of the Match.
Sydney Thunder Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Matthew Gilkes - 1.3 ov), 2-23 (Alex Hales - 3.5 ov), 3-136 (Sam Billings - 14.3 ov), 4-147 (Alex Ross - 15.1 ov), 5-158 (Daniel Sams - 15.5 ov), 6-177 (Ben Cutting - 17.5 ov), 7-185 (Nathan McAndrew - 18.5 ov)
Perth Scorchers Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Josh Inglis - 0.2 ov), 2-16 (Mitchell Marsh - 3.3 ov), 3-17 (Kurtis Patterson - 3.6 ov), 4-44 (Ashton Turner - 6.5 ov), 5-87 (Laurie Evans - 11.1 ov), 6-97 (Ashton Agar - 12.4 ov), 7-152 (Andrew Tye - 18.1 ov), 8-155 (Matthew Kelly - 18.5 ov)
Sydney Thunder - Matthew Gilkes, Alex Hales, Jason Sangha, Sam Billings(wk), Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green(c), Saqib Mahmood, Tanveer Sangha
Perth Scorchers - Josh Inglis(wk), Kurtis Patterson, Mitchell Marsh, Colin Munro, Ashton Turner(c), Laurie Evans, Ashton Agar, Andrew Tye, Matthew Kelly, Jason Behrendorff, Peter Hatzoglou
Start Time: 08:15
Toss: Perth Scorchers won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra
Officials: David Taylor, Donovan Koch, Greg Davidson, Andrew Crozier, Stephen Bernard
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