Sydney Sixers turn over Perth Scorchers in Boxing Day BBL battle at the Optus Stadium, Perth
Sydney Sixers turned over Perth Scorchers in the Boxing Day BBL tie at the Optus Stadium, Perth today.
Sydney Sixers 173-4 (20 Ovs) – (Daniel Hughes 35, James Vince 22, Moises Henriques 35, Tom Curran 43*; Chris Jordan 3-29)
Perth Scorchers 126 (18.1 Ovs) - (Matthew Kelly 23*, Ashton Turner 28; Jackson Bird 3-33, Sean Abbott 3-30)
Result – Sydney Sixers won by 48 runs
Put into bat first, Sydney Sixers compiled a competitive 173-4 in their 20 Overs mainly thanks to Daniel Hughes 35, James Vince 22, Moises Henriques 35 and Tom Curran 43*; Chris Jordan (3-29) was the pick of the bowlers for Perth Scorchers.
In reply, Perth Scorchers were in deep trouble at 35-5, with Jackson Bird taking 3-15 in his first spell – accounting for top order batsmen Liam Livingstone, Cameron Bancroft and Cameron Green.
Perth Scorchers never really recovered from that and were bundled out for 126 with Jackson Bird 3-33 and Sean Abbott 3-30 doing the damage with the ball.
Perth Scorchers - Liam Livingstone, Josh Inglis(wk), Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Turner, Mitchell Marsh(c), Cameron Green, Ashton Agar, Chris Jordan, Jhye Richardson, Fawad Ahmed, Matthew Kelly
Sydney Sixers - Josh Philippe(wk), Daniel Hughes, James Vince, Moises Henriques(c), Jordan Silk, Hayden Kerr, Tom Curran, Sean Abbott, Ben Dwarshuis, Lloyd Pope, Jackson Bird
Start Time: 08:10
Toss: Perth Scorchers won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Optus Stadium, Perth
Officials: Greg Davidson, John Ward, Anthony Wilds, Nathan Johnstone, Robert Stratford
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