BBL10: Scorchers too hot to handle for the Heat
A stunning knock from Colin Munro (83 from 54 balls) and, some great bowling, gave the Scorchers a resounding win, in this BBL encounter at the Marvel Stadium, Melbourne today, against the Brisbane Heat.
Perth Scorchers 174 – 5 (20)
Brisbane Heat 115 (16.4)
Result – Scorchers won by 59 runs
Batting first the Scorchers scored an above par 174 – 5 in their 20 overs, thanks to Colin Munro’s 83 (54) - Jack Wildermuth and Morne Morkel both took a couple of wickets for the Heat.
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Jason Roy - 1.1 ov), 2-37 (Liam Livingstone - 3.6 ov), 3-77 (Josh Inglis - 10.2 ov), 4-113 (Cameron Bancroft - 14.2 ov), 5-160 (Colin Munro - 18.6 ov)
In reply, top bowling from Andrew Tye, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff and Fawad Ahmed kept the pressure on the Heat batsmen throughout, which led to regular wickets and the Heat only managing to reach 115 all out, losing 7 wickets for 19 runs towards the end of their innings.
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Max Bryant - 1.4 ov), 2-46 (Chris Lynn - 4.6 ov), 3-52 (Joe Burns - 6.2 ov), 4-96 (Lewis Gregory - 11.5 ov), 5-100 (Joe Denly - 12.5 ov), 6-102 (Jack Wildermuth - 13.2 ov), 7-112 (Jimmy Peirson - 14.4 ov), 8-112 (Mark Steketee - 14.6 ov), 9-112 (James Bazley - 15.1 ov), 10-115 (Morne Morkel - 16.4 ov)
Top performance from the Scorchers, who are looking to be the team to beat, right now, in the Tournament.
Perth Scorchers - Jason Roy, Liam Livingstone, Colin Munro, Josh Inglis(wk), Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Turner(c), Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Fawad Ahmed
Brisbane Heat - Chris Lynn(c), Max Bryant, Joe Denly, Joe Burns, Jimmy Peirson(wk), Lewis Gregory, Jack Wildermuth, Mark Steketee, Xavier Bartlett, Morne Morkel, Matthew Kuhnemann, James Bazley
Start Time: 08:15
Toss: Brisbane Heat won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Marvel Stadium, Melbourne
Officials: Darren Close, Michael Graham-Smith, Shawn Craig, Donovan Koch, Robert Parry
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