full and wide, shovels this over extra cover and trickles into the rope to end the match.
1.08 pm Two in a row, a rare win streak for the Strikers but it's coming at the right time as they push for a playoff spot. Scorchers have finally been bitten by the Covid depletions that have effected most other squads this season, but they still have a stranglehold on first place.
That's it from today's coverage. Come back tomorrow for another early start from Adelaide Oval to kick off a BBL doubleheader. Until then, I'm Peter Della Penna. Take care!
full on middle, flicks this loosely just short of mid-on for one.
slower ball at 116 kph short on middle, hammers a pull over midwicket to the rope.
full on middle, defended to cover.
short on the body, pulls flat over midwicket into the Strikers dugout for a maximum.
short on the stumps, pulled through midwicket for one.
full and wide, driven through extra cover, chased down and dragged back at the rope for three.
back of a length on fifth stump, guided to deep third man for one.
short on fifth stump, pulled to wide mid-on for a tight single.
full and wide, sliced to deep third man for one.
full on the stumps, punched to mid-on.
full on the stumps, chipped to the ring fielder.
good length ball on the legs, flicked into the leg side for one.
half-volley full on the legs, flicked firmly but picks out Turner at head height at short midwicket. Didn't have to move, straight to him at neck height.
full and wide, driven firmly through the covers and beats the sweeper diving left at the rope.
short on middle, flicked gently through midwicket.
short on the legs, goes to pull and misses off the thigh.
missed runout! Good length ball on off, tap and run in front of point. Throw at the non-striker's end is wide. Weatherald would've been out by four yards.
full on the legs, flicked wide of short fine leg for one.
full on middle, driven to midwicket for one.
|Toss||Adelaide Strikers, elected to field first|
|Player Of The Match|
|Match days||14 January 2022 - day (20-over match)|
|Points||Adelaide Strikers 3, Perth Scorchers 0|
Over 17 • AS 130/4Strikers won by 6 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)