Melbourne Renegades beat Brisbane Heat by 44 runs in an extraordinary BBL match at the GABBA
Melbourne Renegades beat Brisbane Heat by 44 runs in the BBL, at the GABBA, as we witnessed the Heat disintegrating in the run chase, losing 7 wickets for 7 runs in 15 deliveries.
Melbourne Renegades 164-6 – (20 Ovs) – (Beau Webster 36, Shaun Marsh 27,Samit Patel 23* (off 10 balls); Ben Laughlin 3-31, Ben Cutting 2-43)
Brisbane Heat – 120 (15 Ovs) – ( Sam Heazlett 56, Chris Lynn 41; Cameron Boyce 4-15, Samit Patel 2-22, Dan Christian 2-9)
Result - Melbourne Renegades win by 44 runs
Brisbane Heat won the toss and decided to bowl against Melbourne Renegades who scored a par total of 164-6 in their 20 Overs with Beau Webster 36, Shaun Marsh 27 and Samit Patel 23* (off 10 balls) all chipping in with the bat; Ben Laughlin 3-31 and Ben Cutting 2-43 were the pick of the bowlers for the Heat.
In reply, Brisbane Heat got off to storming start and were at one stage 84-0 with Chris Lynn and Sam Heazlett going great guns - however, the Heat then had a batting meltdown and were all out for 120 in 15 Overs - Sam Heazlett 56 and Chris Lynn 41 top scored and Cameron Boyce 4-15, Samit Patel 2-22 and Dan Christian 2-9 the stars with the ball.
Melbourne Renegades registered their second win on the bounce and Cameron Boyce was adjudged Player of the Match for his outstanding 4-15 off 4 overs.
Brisbane Heat - Chris Lynn(c), Sam Heazlett, Matthew Renshaw, AB de Villiers, Joe Burns, Jimmy Peirson(wk), Ben Cutting, James Pattinson, Josh Lalor, Ben Laughlin, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Melbourne Renegades - Shaun Marsh, Marcus Harris, Sam Harper(wk), Beau Webster, Will Sutherland, Daniel Christian(c), Mohammad Nabi, Samit Patel, Jack Wildermuth, Cameron Boyce Andrew Fekete
Start Time: 08:10
Toss: Brisbane Heat won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
Officials: Greg Davidson, Simon Lightbody, Donovan Koch, Steven Farrell, Peter Marshall
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