53rd Match (N), Adelaide, January 25, 2021, Big Bash League
(14/14 ov) 115/4
(12.1/14 ov, T:116) 116/1

Thunder won by 9 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
63* (39)
Cricinfo's MVP
104.39 ptsImpact List
Strikers Innings
Thunder Innings
Match Flow
Adelaide Strikers  (14 ovs maximum)
Alex Carey c Hales b McAndrew27-0028.57
Jake Weatherald not out 8047-84170.21
Phil Salt c Green b Sangha12-0050.00
Travis Head (c)c Milne b Green27-0028.57
Jonathan Wells lbw b Doggett2118-30116.66
Ryan Gibson not out 33-00100.00
Extras(lb 2, w 4)6
TOTAL14 Ov (RR: 8.21)115/4
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Alex Carey, 2.2 ov), 2-25 (Phil Salt, 4.3 ov), 3-35 (Travis Head, 6.3 ov), 4-98 (Jonathan Wells, 12.3 ov)
Adam Milne3031010.3364110
Brendan Doggett301916.3383000
12.3 to JW Wells, that is plumb A yorker at middle stump, shuffles and clears the front leg for the slog. Misses it entirely. 98/4
Nathan McAndrew20814.0081000
2.2 to AT Carey, taken at mid-off. Good length and angled into the corridor again. It's been such a good restrictive line so far to the left-handers. This time Carey wants to punch it over the bowler, on the up. Gets it off the toe-end and Hales only has to take a couple of steps back to get under this. 8/1
Ben Cutting201608.0031020
Tanveer Sangha2020110.0032100
4.3 to PD Salt, taken at deep midwicket! Signs of a plan coming together for Thunder. Two sweepers on the off side, he tosses a legbreak full and wide outside off. Salt takes it on with a slog sweep and can't do well enough as he fetches this. Not to the pitch of it and that makes him slice an easy one out for the fielder there. 25/2
Chris Green201919.5040210
6.3 to TM Head, lofted straight to sweeper cover. Steps out, pre-meditation it seems. Green fires it full and wide, makes him reach out to try and get anything on it. And he's lost his shape entirely to find the fielder. 35/3
Sydney Thunder  (T: 116 runs from 14 ovs)
Usman Khawaja  b Worrall01-000.00
Alex Hales not out 6339-44161.53
Callum Ferguson (c)not out 4633-60139.39
Extras(lb 1, w 6)7
TOTAL12.1 Ov (RR: 9.53)116/1
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Usman Khawaja, 0.1 ov)
Daniel Worrall302418.0073010
0.1 to UT Khawaja, oh the perfect delivery first up! What a ball that is. Big, hooping inswinger from off stump. Khawaja is caught off guard trying to hurriedly flick this, but that catches his front pad and crashes into the off stump. Beauty. 0/1
Michael Neser2021010.5042100
Peter Siddle2.1023010.6162200
Wes Agar2021010.5022010
Liam O'Connor201809.0031100
Travis Head10808.0010000
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  • No X factor sub for the game as it was reduced to 14-overs a side game
  • Adelaide Strikers innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 3.0 (Mandatory - 15 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Adelaide Strikers: 50 runs in 8.5 overs (53 balls), Extras 3
  • Power Surge 2: Overs 10.1 - 11.0 (Batting side - 18 runs, 0 wicket)
  • J Weatherald: 50 off 36 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 30 balls (J Weatherald 30, JW Wells 19, Ex 4)
  • Adelaide Strikers: 100 runs in 12.6 overs (78 balls), Extras 6
  • Sydney Thunder innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 3.0 (Mandatory - 18 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Sydney Thunder: 50 runs in 5.4 overs (34 balls), Extras 0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 33 balls (AD Hales 28, CJ Ferguson 23, Ex 0)
  • AD Hales: 50 off 31 balls (3 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • Power Surge 2: Overs 10.1 - 12.0 (Batting side - 12 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Sydney Thunder: 100 runs in 10.4 overs (64 balls), Extras 6
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 63 balls (AD Hales 56, CJ Ferguson 39, Ex 6)
Adelaide Oval
TossSydney Thunder, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Alex Hales
Match days25 January 2021 - night (20-over match)
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee
PointsSydney Thunder 4, Adelaide Strikers 0
Win Probability
ST 100%
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Over 13 • ST 116/1

Thunder won by 9 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
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