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BBL 2021/22: Sandhu and Sangha combine for Sydney Thunder win

Sam Billings and Jason Sangha for Sydney Thunder

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.

Match Summary

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.

Match Stats

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)

Playing XI

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

Match Details

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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