Sydney Sixers beat Adelaide Strikers by 2 wickets in BBL
In the first BBL match of the day, Sydney Sixers beat Adelaide Strikers by 2 wickets at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.
Adelaide Strikers 135 (19.4 Ovs) – (Jake Weatherald 47, Alex Carey 32; Tom Curran 4-22, Ben Dwarshuis 2-20, Lloyd Pope 2-33)
Sydney Sixers 137 – 8 (18.4 Ovs) – (James Vince 27, Tom Curran 21; Rashid Khan 4-22, Michael Neser 2-25)
Result - Sydney Sixers won by 2 wickets
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Sydney Sixers won the toss and decided to field against Adelaide Strikers who scored 135 in 19.4 Overs with Jake Weatherald 47 and Alex Carey 32 top scoring and Tom Curran 4-22, Ben Dwarshuis 2-20 and Lloyd Pope 2-33 the wizards with the ball for the Sixers.
In reply, the Sydney Sixers just got home by 2 wickets and 8 balls to spare, scoring 137 – 8. James Vince 27 and Tom Curran 21 top scored and Rashid Khan 4-22 and Michael Neser 2-25 ran them close with the ball for the Strikers.
Adelaide Strikers - Jake Weatherald, Philip Salt, Matt Short, Alex Carey(c)(wk), Jonathan Wells, Michael Neser, Cameron Valente, Rashid Khan, Peter Siddle, Harry Conway, Billy Stanlake
Sydney Sixers - Josh Philippe(wk), Daniel Hughes(c), James Vince, Justin Avendano, Jordan Silk, Tom Curran, Jack Edwards, Ben Dwarshuis, Jackson Bird, Josh Hazlewood, Lloyd Pope
Start Time: 04:40
Toss: Sydney Sixers won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Officials: Simon Fry, Michael Graham-Smith, Ben Treloar, Harsimran Singh, Daryl Harper
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