Sydney Sixers beat Melbourne Renegades by 6 wickets in BBL
Sydney Sixers beat Melbourne Renegades by 6 wickets in the BBL today in a tense run chase that went to the penultimate ball at the Marvel Stadium, Melbourne.
Melbourne Renegades 153 – 6 (20 Ovs) - (Sam Harper 45, Shaun Marsh 40, Dan Christian 32*; Jackson Bird 2-24, Lloyd Pope 2-22)
Sydney Sixers 154 – 4 (19.5 Ovs) – (Josh Philippe 33, Daniel Hughes 40, James Vince 41, Jordan Silk 36*; Tom Andrews 2-22, Cameron Boyce 2-31)
Result - Sydney Sixers won by 6 wickets
Melbourne Renegades won the toss and decided to bat first against Sydney Sixers scoring a below par 153-6 off their 20 overs - Sam Harper 45, Shaun Marsh 40 and a late flourish from Dan Christian 32* were the main run getters and Jackson Bird 2-24 and Lloyd Pope 2-22, the pick of the bowlers for Sydney Sixers.
In reply, Sydney Sixers chased down the runs required with one ball to spare, scoring 154 – 4 in 19.5 Overs – Josh Philippe 33, Daniel Hughes 40, James Vince 41 and Jordan Silk 36* top scoring and Tom Andrews 2-22 and Cameron Boyce 2-31 the top wicket takers for Melbourne Renegades.
Melbourne Renegades - Aaron Finch(c), Sam Harper(wk), Shaun Marsh, Beau Webster, Dan Christian, Cameron Boyce, Tom Andrews, Will Sutherland, Kane Richardson, Richard Gleeson, Marcus Harris
Sydney Sixers - Josh Philippe(wk), Daniel Hughes, James Vince, Moises Henriques(c), Jordan Silk, Jack Edwards, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Ben Manenti, Jackson Bird, Lloyd Pope
Start Time: 08:10
Toss: Melbourne Renegades won the toss and decided to bat
Venue: Marvel Stadium, Melbourne
Officials: Simon Fry, John Ward, Geoffrey Joshua, Mattis van Eck, David Talalla
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