END OF OVER:
20 | 3 Runs 1 Wkt | ST: 147/6 (7 runs required, RR: 7.35)

  • Chris Woakes0 (1b)
  • Jason Floros0 (2b)
  • Shaun Tait4-0-36-1
  • Kane Richardson4-0-21-0
19.6
0
Tait to Woakes, no run, not really as Woakes misses a length delivery outside off and Adelaide Strikers won by it 6 runs.

Are we ahead for a super-over?

19.5
W
Tait to Hussey, OUT, and that's a big blow for the Thunder's and its Tait the striker. It was a fuller length delivery outside off and Hussey gets down on one knee and tries to hoick it over midwicket, got it at the toe end of the bat and skies towards long-on where Botha waits and grabs it.

MEK Hussey c Botha b Tait 85 (56b 5x4 4x6) SR: 151.78

7 runs required off 2 balls.

19.4
1b
Tait to Floros, 1 bye, this time he gets a bye as he misses another back of a length delivery
19.3
0
Tait to Floros, no run, Floros misses a swing to a back of a length delivery, keeper did the best to gather that quickly, no chance of bye!
19.2
1
Tait to Hussey, 1 run, back of a length delivery on off, miscues a pull to off, Tait runs and fields it, he looks quite cool and composed, not the same from Mr Cricket!
19.2
1w
Tait to Hussey, 1 wide, fuller and wide outside off, Hussey tries it best to reach it

deep: "That's why his mr.cricketer. dominted all formats for the game. I remember at one point people use to say he can't hit the ball hard . Seems like now now he didn't know any other way to play it"

19.1
0
Tait to Hussey, no run, fuller in length on middle and off, Hussey backs away and pushes it back to the Tait

10 runs required from 6 balls.

END OF OVER:
19 | 4 Runs 1 Wkt | ST: 144/5 (10 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 7.57, RRR: 10.00)

  • Michael Hussey84 (53b)
  • Jason Floros0 (0b)
  • Kane Richardson4-0-21-0
  • Shaun Tait3-0-34-0
18.6
1
Richardson to Hussey, 1 run, Hussey miscues a scoop towards square leg and will keep the strike on the final over.
18.5
W
Richardson to Patterson, OUT, full toss outside off and Patterson blocks it to off and gets off for a quick single which Hussey replied instantly. Ferguson runs in from backward point and a direct throw towards the non-striker's end and in replay he was found short, that's a good over for the Striker's.

KR Patterson run out (Ferguson) 2 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

18.4
0
Richardson to Patterson, no run, fuller in length on off, pushes it back to the bowler
18.3
0
Richardson to Patterson, no run, Patterson digs out a yorker length delivery on middle and leg
18.2
1
Richardson to Hussey, 1 run, fuller outside off, driven through covers nicely but gets a single only
18.1
2
Richardson to Hussey, 2 runs, length delivery on middle and off, shuffle across and gets it through vacant square leg for a couple

END OF OVER:
18 | 8 Runs | ST: 140/4 (14 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 7.77, RRR: 7.00)

  • Kurtis Patterson2 (3b)
  • Michael Hussey80 (50b)
  • Shaun Tait3-0-34-0
  • Michael Neser4-0-24-3

David: "Between 22 runs and 71 runs, Hussey has only played 2 dot balls. What a masterclass in T20 batting!"

17.6
0
Tait to Patterson, no run, Patterson ducks under a short of a length delivery
17.5
1
Tait to Hussey, 1 run, length delivery on middle and off, backs away and gets it between cover and extra cover
17.4
0
Tait to Hussey, no run, length delivery on middle and leg, nudges to on side
17.3
2
Tait to Hussey, 2 runs, Hussey digs a fuller length delivery towards wide of third man for a couple
17.2
4
Tait to Hussey, FOUR runs, fuller in length outside off and went off the outside edge to wide of third man
17.1
1
Tait to Patterson, 1 run, back of a length on middle and off, gets it to wide of mid-on

END OF OVER:
17 | 4 Runs 1 Wkt | ST: 132/4 (22 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 7.76, RRR: 7.33)

  • Michael Hussey73 (46b)
  • Kurtis Patterson1 (1b)
  • Michael Neser4-0-24-3
  • Kane Richardson3-0-17-0
16.6
0
Neser to Hussey, no run, length delivery on middle and leg, pushes it off the back foot to off
16.5
2
Neser to Hussey, 2 runs, good length delivery down leg, helps it away to the left of deep fine leg and gets a couple before the fielder gets to it
16.4
0
Neser to Hussey, no run, short and wide outside off, misses a cut by Hussey
16.3
1
Neser to Patterson, 1 run, good length on leg, turns it around to on side

Anoop Khushalani: "Hussey & Morgen has made all the difference in Thunders batting. They were bought at half cost of Gayle and made double difference in batting. Good buy for Thunders."

16.2
W
Neser to Morgan, OUT, and finally they gets a breakthrough, bit late? It was a back of a length delivery which was pitched on middle and moving away a bit, Morgan stays on his crease and opens the face to get it to third man but finds Ferguson at backward point.

EJG Morgan c Ferguson b Neser 35 (32b 2x4 1x6) SR: 109.37

  • Hussey 85 in vain as Thunder lose again

    Seven hundred and thirty five days and counting. That's how long it has been since the Sydney Thunder last won in the Big Bash League and on Friday, not even the most remarkable innings from a most remarkable cricketer could break that drought

Syd Thunder 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st0RGL CartersDP Hughes
2nd20CS SandriRGL Carters
3rd0MEK HusseyRGL Carters
4th109MEK HusseyEJG Morgan
5th14MEK HusseyKR Patterson
6th4MEK HusseyJS Floros
7th0CR WoakesJS Floros

Big Bash League

TEAMMWLPTNRR
HH14104200.603
MR1486160.173
SS1486160.047
MS147714-0.062
BH1467130.249
ST1467130
AS146812-0.473
PS144108-0.502