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RESULT
17th Match (N), Sydney, January 02, 2019, Big Bash League
(20 ov, T:143) 141/5

Thunder won by 1 run

Player Of The Match
42 (30)
callum-ferguson
Cricinfo's MVP
94.65 ptsImpact List
ashton-turner
Thunder Innings
Scorchers Innings
Match Flow
Info
Sydney Thunder  (20 ovs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
hit wicket b Richardson5554-41101.85
c & b Behrendorff47-0057.14
b Agar4230-51140.00
b Agar54-10125.00
c Agar b Tye56-0083.33
c Cartwright b Coulter-Nile26-0033.33
not out 189-30200.00
not out 64-10150.00
Extras(b 1, lb 1, w 3)5
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.10)142/6
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Shane Watson, 2.1 ov), 2-92 (Callum Ferguson, 12.5 ov), 3-98 (Joe Root, 14.2 ov), 4-105 (Daniel Sams, 15.4 ov), 5-115 (Jos Buttler, 17.1 ov), 6-121 (Jason Sangha, 18.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
302117.0092100
2.1 to SR Watson, taken in his follow through! Length ball pushed across him. Looks to hammer it on the rise into the off side. But it comes off slow again, and gets the bat's toe-end. Lobs back to Behrendorff who plucks it to his left. 10/1
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18.2 to JJS Sangha, length ball in at leg stump. Squats and swipes from under, ends up slicing it straight to deep square. 121/6
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403619.0054010
15.4 to DR Sams, taken at long-off! Agar leaps to his left and holds on. This was a slower ball, dropped short outside off. He lined up and summoned all his core strength to slap this, but couldn't get it over Agar. Big wicket for Scorchers. 105/4
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12.5 to CJ Ferguson, middle stump is out. That stays shin height from a short length. Ferguson backs away to try and punch through cover and there's no way he can stop this from hitting the stumps. Kept too low. 92/2
14.2 to JE Root, rolls onto the stumps off his pad. Another one keeps low. Length ball, headed down leg side. Looks to sweep and this deflects off the front pad and rolls on from under him. 98/3
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17.1 to JC Buttler, hit wicket! That full slower ball is so slow, Buttler's swing on the reverse-sweep has come extremely early. It's longer as a result, because he still has eyes on the ball. Makes connection with it too, off the inside edge. It rolls through to the keeper but he hits the stumps with that same edge. 115/5
Perth Scorchers  (T: 143 runs from 20 ovs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Fawad Ahmed2022-1090.90
c Cook b Green712-0058.33
lbw b Cook1923-0182.60
c Watson b Fawad Ahmed02-000.00
not out 6036-51166.66
run out (Fawad Ahmed)24-0050.00
not out 2321-20109.52
Extras(b 2, lb 5, w 3)10
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.05)141/5
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (David Willey, 3.4 ov), 2-50 (Michael Klinger, 8.5 ov), 3-50 (Cameron Bancroft, 9.4 ov), 4-52 (Ashton Agar, 10.3 ov), 5-54 (Hilton Cartwright, 11.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
301806.0071000
401313.25120000
9.4 to CT Bancroft, was that outside off? No, thinks the umpire. Length ball skidding through low and in at off stump. Bancroft shuffles across to flick and might be caught just inside the line. There was no forward stride there, so no doubt about height. 50/3
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3.4 to DJ Willey, sliding into middle and leg, tries to launch it over but with the kind of pace on offer, all he can do is launch it into the hands of long-on running to his right. 18/1
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8.5 to M Klinger, that looks plumb! Klinger rooted to the crease as this googly rips back in. Looks to play across the line, trying to flick through midwicket. Trapped right in front of middle stump. 50/2
10.3 to AC Agar, taken one-handed at slip! Watson sticks his left hand out and grabs onto this outside edge. Length ball pushed through flat outside off. Agar steps out and looks to go leg side, but he isn't to the pitch and this spins just enough. Superb reflexes from Watson, that bat speed was high on that. Ball was really flying away. 52/4
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MATCH FLOW
  • Sydney Thunder innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 46 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Sydney Thunder: 50 runs in 6.6 overs (42 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 42 balls (JC Buttler 21, CJ Ferguson 29, Ex 0)
  • Sydney Thunder: 100 runs in 14.4 overs (88 balls), Extras 3
  • JC Buttler: 50 off 50 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Innings Break: Sydney Thunder - 142/6 in 20.0 overs (CJ Green 18, GS Sandhu 6)
  • Perth Scorchers innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 32 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Perth Scorchers: 50 runs in 8.4 overs (52 balls), Extras 4
  • Perth Scorchers: 100 runs in 16.6 overs (102 balls), Extras 4
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 39 balls (AJ Turner 31, WG Bosisto 18, Ex 2)
  • AJ Turner: 50 off 32 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Total attendance: 17,882
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Showground Stadium
TossSydney Thunder, elected to bat first
Series
Season2018/19
Player Of The Match
Hours of play (local time)19.15 start, First Session 19.15-20.35, Interval 20.35-20.55, Second Session 20.55- 22.15
Match days02 January 2019 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee
PointsSydney Thunder 2, Perth Scorchers 0
Win Probability
ST 100%
STPS
100%50%100%ST InningsPS Innings

Over 20 • PS 141/5

Thunder won by 1 run
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Big Bash League
TEAMMWLPTNRR
HH14104200.603
MR1486160.173
SS1486160.047
MS147714-0.062
BH1467130.249
ST1467130.000
AS146812-0.473
PS144108-0.502