back of a length on off, Khawaja beaten playing a back foot prod.
9.31 pm It's all over. Match called as the rain gets heavier. Thunder win by 7 runs on DLS behind an assured knock from Khawaja in the chase who outduels Marsh's first innings fifty. Thunder have won five in a row now. Renegades have lost five of six. That's it from us today. Come back tomorrow for a BBL doubleheader. Take care!
9.22 pm The umpires have decided it's gotten too heavy for play to continue. Play halted again. Only five overs left in the already reduced match.
DLS Par now 110 at the end of the over, so Thunder 7 ahead as the drizzle continues to thicken.
short and wide, Khawaja misses a cut.
Whenever Renegades narrow the DLS gap, they leak a boundary.
full on off, Khawaja shuffles across to drive this high over mid-on, one bounce over the rope.
Sutherland around the stumps to Khawaja now.
short on the body, bottom edges a pull that dribbles short of the keeper down the leg side for one.
bouncer on middle stump, beaten for pace on the hook. Sharp and well directed bumper.
full outside off, driven in the air just short of mid-off.
Sutherland on for his first over. DLS Par currently 100.
dropped! Another attempted reverse sweep to a full ball wide outside off, thin tickle and the keeper spills this with a ricochet to third man. Given as runs so definitely a chance.
Third umpire brings out a replacement ball as the current one is too soaked.
full on fifth stump, Billings breaks out the reverse sweep and connects fine along the turf past short third man, deep backward point has no chance.
full and wide, driven down the ground for one.
nearly a return catch! full on middle, comes down the track and chips this back at catchable height just out of the reach of Hatzoglou reaching toward Khawaja the non-striker, goes to long-on for one.
full on fourth stump, drives this flat in the air but well short of Sutherland at long-off.
full and wide, driven to the cover sweeper.
DLS Par is 90 at the moment. Rain has slowed up a touch but still drizzling down.
quicker ball lands on leg and straightens, defensive poke back to Imad.
good length ball flicked through midwicket.
good length ball on the stumps, flicks this through square leg. Khawaja manipulating the field brilliantly now.
nearly a catch at short third man! Khawaja goes to the reverse sweep for the second time, gets it much finer than intended and short third man Rossouw was quite slow to react. Came flat at a catchable head height but he didn't react well and his hands go up late moving left, goes all the way to the rope.
quicker ball darted in full on middle, slog sweeps this high over square leg, beautifully connected and well wide of deep midwicket.
full on the stumps, flicked to deep midwicket.
Rain getting thicker. DLS par is 81 right now. Khawaja looks keen to come off but the umpires are letting play continue.
pitches outside leg stump to the righty Billings and he goes for the reverse sweep premeditated, picks out deep backward point for a single.
Nabi slants this flat on fifth stump, Khawaja punches this to the point sweeper.