BBL10: Sixers get the better of Thunder in ‘Sydney Derby’
In a rain affected match, the Sydney Sixers came out winners over the Sydney Thunder in their local BBL10 derby match.
Sydney Thunder 166/6 (20)
Sydney Sixers 132/5 (12.4)
Result - Sixers won by 6 wickets (D/L)
Batting first, the Thunder score a par 166/6 in their 20 overs with Alex Hales (54) and Daniel Sams (50*) the stars with bat. Steve O'Keefe (3-15) was the top bowler for the Sixers.
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Usman Khawaja - 3.4 ov), 2-47 (Callum Ferguson - 4.2 ov), 3-85 (Sam Billings - 9.3 ov), 4-85 (Alex Hales - 9.5 ov), 5-94 (Alex Ross - 11.5 ov), 6-122 (Ben Cutting - 16.1 ov)
With the rain interruption, the run chase target became 129 off 14 overs (D/L) and the Sixers came home with 4 wickets and 4 balls to spare. Josh Phillippe (64) was the top batsman for the Sixers and Daniel Sams (2-25) the top wicket taker for the Thunder.
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Justin Avendano - 3.5 ov), 2-72 (James Vince - 6.3 ov), 3-79 (Daniel Hughes - 7.1 ov), 4-98 (Jordan Silk - 10.1 ov), 5-128 (Josh Philippe - 12.3 ov)
Sydney Thunder - Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson(c), Sam Billings(wk), Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Nathan McAndrew, Adam Milne, Jono Cook, Tanveer Sangha
Sydney Sixers - Josh Philippe(wk), Justin Avendano, James Vince, Daniel Hughes(c), Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Carlos Brathwaite, Steve O'Keefe, Jackson Bird, Jake Ball, Lloyd Pope
Start Time: 08:15
Toss: Sydney Sixers won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra
Officials: Gerard Abood, Anthony Wilds, Greg Davidson, Andrew Crozier, Robert Stratford
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