length ball on off, heaves this to long-on for another simple catch to end the match.
9.27 pm Thunder were done in a bit by the increase in the DLS calculation, but Sixers also bowled very well to clinch victory. That's it from this match. Flip over to commentary of the Scorchers/Renegades encounter for commentary from match two of our Boxing Day BBL double-header. Take care!
Abbott back for the final over, if it lasts that long.
short and wide, goes to cut and skids low past the bat.
length ball mishit back over the bowler into no man's land for a pair.
length ball wide outside off, backs away to cut and misses.
Rain is coming back down again late here for the third time tonight.
full and wide, goes for another leg side heave and slices this high over the keeper. Hughes shuffles back from third man on the ring to take the catch.
full and wide again, goes for another big drive and misses.
full and wide, slices this high and wide of third man to the rope.
Dwarshuis is back for his third.
full and wide, slices this high and flat to deep point. Simple catch taken at chest height just inside the rope.
slower ball full on leg stump, not fooled and clears the front leg to heave this into the 10th row over wide long-on.
slower ball full on fifth stump, mistimes a drive to extra cover.
full on sixth stump, driven to long-off for one.
low full toss wide outside off, slapped wide of extra cover and long-off cuts it off for two.
short ball on the legs, pulled to Edwards at deep square leg, he charges in and takes a diving catch 15 yards in from the rope.
Kerr back with three overs left in the match. 46 needed off 18 balls for Thunder.
short and wide, slaps this to backward point for one.
goes for yorker on middle, Cutting backs away to drive this hard to extra cover on the ring, diving effort turns four into one.
McAndrew enters off strike.
length ball on off, skies a pull to Abbott at deep fine leg. Settles under this 10 yards in from the rope for a simple catch.
full on fourth stump, diving stop at mid-off by Henriques turns four into one.
fullish length ball slower on fourth stump at 122 kph, goes to heave over the leg side, leading edge floats over point for one.
length ball on fourth stump at 127 kph, shuffles way across to heave a pull behind square and just clears deep fine leg.
full outside off, driven firmly but picks out extra cover on the ring, brief fumble allows the run.
|Sydney Showground Stadium|
|Toss||Sydney Thunder, elected to field first|
|Player Of The Match|
|Match days||26 December 2021 - night (20-over match)|
|Points||Sydney Sixers 4, Sydney Thunder 0|