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Callum Ferguson 113* for Sydney Thunder sinks the Scorchers at home in BBL

Callum Ferguson 113* for Sydney Thunder
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Sydney Thunder won the toss and decided to bowl against Perth Scorchers, at the Optus Stadium, Perth today, in the BBL.

Match Summary

Perth Scorchers 181-4 (Shaun Marsh 96*; Mitchell Marsh 31; Chris Green 2-35)

Sydney Thunder  182-4  (Matthew Gilkes 51, Callum Ferguson 113*)

Result - Sydney Thunder won by 6 wickets

Scorecard

Tournament  Stats and Points Table

Batting first, Perth Scorchers hit a competitive 181-4 in their 20 overs with Shaun Marsh 96* and Mitchell Marsh 31 the stars with the bat and Chris Green 2-35 the pick of the bowlers for Sydney Thunder.

In reply, Callum Ferguson almost single handed, won the match for the Thunder hitting 113* (48 balls inc 8x4s and 8x6s). Matthew Gilkes 51 also batted superbly to take them home by 6 wickets.

 

Perth Scorchers - Cameron Bancroft(wk), Shaun Marsh, Ashton Turner, Mitchell Marsh(c), Hilton Cartwright, Nick Hobson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Andrew Tye, Matthew Kelly, Jason Behrendorff, Usman Qadir

Sydney Thunder - Shane Watson(c), Anton Devcich, Callum Ferguson, Daniel Sams, Chris Green, Jason Sangha, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Jordan, Matthew Gilkes(wk), Gurinder Sandhu, Fawad Ahmed

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