Big Bash League

Sydney Thunder v Sydney Sixers

Sydney Sixers won by 17 runs (D/L method)

3.6

Butterworth to Lumb, OUT, full on leg, swinging into the lefty, flicks it so fine that the keeper takes the catch, unlucky for Lumb

MJ Lumb c †Dunk b Butterworth 15 (18m 14b 1x4 1x6) SR: 107.14

Sydney Sixers 24/1   MC Henriques 8* (10b)   LR Butterworth 1-0-8-1

6.5

Edwards to Maddinson, OUT, full on off, tries to go long over the leg side but hits it too straight and picks out long on, easy catch

NJ Maddinson c Butterworth b Edwards 3 (14m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

Sydney Sixers 41/2   MC Henriques 19* (20b 1x4)   FH Edwards 3.5-0-20-1

7.2

Abbott to Henriques, OUT, short outside off, swings hard at it across the line getting a big top edge straight down mid wicket's throat, easy catch

MC Henriques c Butterworth b Abbott 20 (36m 23b 1x4 0x6) SR: 86.95

Sydney Sixers 42/3   SPD Smith 0* (0b)   SA Abbott 0.2-0-0-1

8.3

Gayle to Smith, OUT, full on off, mistimes the drive straight down long on's throat

SPD Smith c Khawaja b Gayle 3 (7m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Sydney Sixers 47/4   BJ Rohrer 2* (3b)   CH Gayle 0.3-0-1-1

8.5

Gayle to Rohrer, OUT, worked to short third man, straight to the fielder and they set off for a dangerous single, the throw isn't great but Dunk does well to gather and whip the bails off - Thornely gone for a rare diamond duck

DJ Thornely run out 0 (2m 0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

Sydney Sixers 47/5   BJ Rohrer 2* (4b)   CH Gayle 0.5-0-1-1

13.5

Abbott to Rohrer, OUT, length outside off, mistimes the drive straight to mid off to end a nice little cameo

BJ Rohrer c Coyte b Abbott 38 (25m 24b 4x4 1x6) SR: 158.33

Sydney Sixers 95/6   PM Nevill 12* (11b 1x4)   SA Abbott 1.5-0-16-2

14.1

Coyte to Moran, OUT, yorker inside edged onto the pads and back onto the stumps

IA Moran b Coyte 1 (1m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Sydney Sixers 97/7   PM Nevill 12* (11b 1x4)   SJ Coyte 2.1-0-15-1
Tournament Results
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Syd Sixers won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Hurricanes v Syd Sixers at Hobart - Jan 22, 2012
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Scorchers v Melb Stars at Perth - Jan 21, 2012
Scorchers won by 11 runs
Melb Stars v Strikers at Melbourne - Jan 19, 2012
Melb Stars won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Syd Sixers v Scorchers at Sydney - Jan 18, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 1 run
Hurricanes v Melb Reneg at Hobart - Jan 18, 2012
Hurricanes won by 7 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
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Photos

Jan 8, 2012

Mitchell Starc celebrates one of his three wickets, Sydney Thunder v Sydney Sixers, BBL, Sydney, January 8, 2012

Mitchell Starc celebrates one of his three wickets

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