BBL 2021/22: Sandhu and Sangha combine for Sydney Thunder win
After a sensational performance from Gurinder Sandhu with the ball, an all round batting performance lead by Jason Sangha saw Sydney Thunder to a 6 wicket win today at the Perth Stadium, Perth.
Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder, 39th Match, Big Bash League
Perth Scorchers 133/9 (18 ov)
Sydney Thunder 137/4 (16.6 ov)
Result - Sydney Thunder won by 6 wickets (D/L Method)
Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to bat, despite the rain Cameron Bancroft (30) adding some important runs, Ashton Agar (22) getting Scorchers to 133/9.
Gurinder Sandhu (4/22) was the pick of the Sydney Thunder bowlers.
Sydney Thunder openers Matthew Gilkes (32) and Alex Hales (26) started strong, joined by Jason Sangha (34) to almost get them across the line.
The job fell to Sam Billings (19*) as Sydney Thunder moved comfortably to a 6 wicket win.
Perth Scorchers Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Kurtis Patterson - 4.2 ov), 2-61 (Cameron Bancroft - 9.4 ov), 3-80 (Colin Munro - 11.6 ov), 4-97 (Ashton Turner - 13.4 ov), 5-107 (Aaron Hardie - 15.1 ov), 6-107 (Laurie Evans - 15.2 ov), 7-111 (Andrew Tye - 16.2 ov), 8-126 (Matthew Kelly - 17.3 ov), 9-133 (Ashton Agar - 17.6 ov)
Sydney Thunder Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Matthew Gilkes - 6.3 ov), 2-90 (Alex Hales - 12.6 ov), 3-95 (Jason Sangha - 13.4 ov), 4-131 (Oliver Davies - 16.5 ov)
PERTH SCORCHERS - Kurtis Patterson, Cameron Bancroft (WK), Colin Munro, Laurie Evans, Ashton Turner (C), Aaron Hardie, Ashton Agar, Andrew Tye, Matthew Kelly, Tymal Mills, Lance Morris, Chris Sabburg, Peter Hatzoglou
SYDNEY THUNDER - Alex Hales, Matthew Gilkes, Ben Cutting, Jason Sangha, Sam Billings (WK), Oliver Davies, Daniel Sams, Chris Green (C), Gurinder Sandhu, Nathan McAndrew, Saqib Mahmood, Arjun Nair, Brendan Doggett
Date - 6th January, 10:15 AM
Venue - Perth Stadium, Perth
Toss - Perth Scorchers won the toss & elected to bat
Umpires - GA Abood, Troy Penman
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