Sydney Sixers beat Melbourne Renegades by 7 wickets at the SCG in BBL

Josh Philippe 61 and Steve Smith 66* saw the Sixers to a 7 wicket win over the Renegades
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Sydney Sixers beat Melbourne Renegades by 7 wickets, at the SCG, to go second in the BBL points table today, in the first match of the BBL double header Saturday.

Match Summary

Sydney Sixers 176 – 3 (18.4 Ovs) – (Josh Philippe 61, Steve Smith 66*; Kane Richardson 1-24)

Melbourne Renegades 175 – 5 (20 Ovs) – (Aaron Finch 109, Tom Cooper 24; Tom Curran 3-27)

Result - Sydney Sixers won by 7 wickets

 

Sydney Sixers won the toss and decided to bowl against Melbourne Renegades at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney today.

Melbourne Renegades scored a competitive 175 – 5 in their 20 Overs mainly thanks to a brilliant century from Aaron Finch, who hit 109 in 68 balls (inc 6x4s and 7x6s) and Tom Cooper 24; Tom Curran 3-27 was the pick of the Sixers bowlers.

In reply, Sydney Sixers chased down the runs required, scoring 176 – 3 in 18.4 Overs – Josh Philippe 61 and Steve Smith 66* the stars with the bat; Kane Richardson 1-24 was the pick of the bowlers for the Renegades.

Steve Smith was adjudged Player of the Match for 66 Not out for the Sydney Sixers

 

Teams

 

Sydney Sixers - Josh Philippe(wk), Daniel Hughes, James Vince, Steven Smith, Moises Henriques(c), Jordan Silk, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Steve O'Keefe

Melbourne Renegades - Aaron Finch(c), Tom Cooper, Nathan McSweeney, Beau Webster, Mohammad Nabi, Daniel Christian, Samit Patel, Brayden Stepien(wk), Will Sutherland, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson

 

 

Match Details

 

Start Time: 04:40

Toss: Sydney Sixers won the toss and decided to field

Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Officials: Darren Close, Paul Wilson, Donovan Koch, Berend du Plessis du Plessis, Peter Marshall

 

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