RESULT
20th Match (N), Sydney, December 26, 2021, Big Bash League
(16/16 ov) 168/4
(15.1/16 ov, T:173) 142

Sixers won by 30 runs (D/L method)

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Scorecard summary
Sydney Sixers 168/4(16 overs)
Daniel Sams2/29 (3)
Sydney Thunder 142/10(15.1 overs)
Hayden Kerr3/29 (3)
Daniel Sams 28 (11)
Ben Dwarshuis2/21 (3)

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!

15.1
W
Abbott to T Sangha, OUT

length ball on off, heaves this to long-on for another simple catch to end the match.

Tanveer Sangha c Silk b Abbott 0 (5m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0

Abbott back for the final over, if it lasts that long.

end of over 156 runs • 1 wicket
ST: 142/9CRR: 9.46 RRR: 32.00 • Need 32 from 6b
Saqib Mahmood2 (3b)
Tanveer Sangha0 (0b)
Ben Dwarshuis 3-0-21-2
Hayden Kerr 3-0-29-3
14.6
Dwarshuis to Mahmood, no run

short and wide, goes to cut and skids low past the bat.

14.5
2
Dwarshuis to Mahmood, 2 runs

length ball mishit back over the bowler into no man's land for a pair.

14.4
Dwarshuis to Mahmood, no run

length ball wide outside off, backs away to cut and misses.

Rain is coming back down again late here for the third time tonight.

14.3
W
Dwarshuis to Cutting, OUT

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.

Ben Cutting c Hughes b Dwarshuis 10 (23m 9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 111.11
14.2
Dwarshuis to Cutting, no run

full and wide again, goes for another big drive and misses.

14.1
4
Dwarshuis to Cutting, FOUR runs

full and wide, slices this high and wide of third man to the rope.

Dwarshuis is back for his third.

end of over 149 runs • 2 wickets
ST: 136/8CRR: 9.71 RRR: 19.00 • Need 38 from 12b
Ben Cutting6 (6b)
Hayden Kerr 3-0-29-3
Mickey Edwards 2-0-19-1
13.6
W
Kerr to Green, OUT

full and wide, slices this high and flat to deep point. Simple catch taken at chest height just inside the rope.

Chris Green c Dwarshuis b Kerr 6 (6m 3b 0x4 1x6) SR: 200
13.5
6
Kerr to Green, SIX runs

slower ball full on leg stump, not fooled and clears the front leg to heave this into the 10th row over wide long-on.

13.4
Kerr to Green, no run

slower ball full on fifth stump, mistimes a drive to extra cover.

13.3
1
Kerr to Cutting, 1 run

full on sixth stump, driven to long-off for one.

13.2
2
Kerr to Cutting, 2 runs

low full toss wide outside off, slapped wide of extra cover and long-off cuts it off for two.

13.1
W
Kerr to McAndrew, OUT

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.

Nathan McAndrew c Edwards b Kerr 1 (5m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50

Kerr back with three overs left in the match. 46 needed off 18 balls for Thunder.

end of over 1310 runs • 1 wicket
ST: 127/6CRR: 9.76 RRR: 15.66 • Need 47 from 18b
Nathan McAndrew1 (1b)
Ben Cutting3 (4b)
Mickey Edwards 2-0-19-1
Sean Abbott 3-0-29-1
12.6
1
Edwards to McAndrew, 1 run

short and wide, slaps this to backward point for one.

12.5
1
Edwards to Cutting, 1 run

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.

12.4
W
Edwards to Sams, OUT

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.

Daniel Sams c Abbott b Edwards 28 (15m 11b 0x4 4x6) SR: 254.54
12.3
1
Edwards to Cutting, 1 run

full on fourth stump, diving stop at mid-off by Henriques turns four into one.

12.2
1
Edwards to Sams, 1 run

fullish length ball slower on fourth stump at 122 kph, goes to heave over the leg side, leading edge floats over point for one.

12.1
6
Edwards to Sams, SIX runs

length ball on fourth stump at 127 kph, shuffles way across to heave a pull behind square and just clears deep fine leg.

Edwards back.

end of over 129 runs
ST: 117/5CRR: 9.75 RRR: 14.25 • Need 57 from 24b
Daniel Sams21 (8b 3x6)
Ben Cutting1 (2b)
Sean Abbott 3-0-29-1
Lloyd Pope 3-0-33-2
11.6
1
Abbott to Sams, 1 run

full outside off, driven firmly but picks out extra cover on the ring, brief fumble allows the run.

Best performances - batters
DP Hughes
DP Hughes SS
50 runs (26)
1 four5 sixes
Control
77%
Productive shot
flick
14 runs
0 four1 six
0109118147
JJS Sangha
JJS Sangha ST
47 runs (30)
6 fours1 six
Control
80%
Productive shot
cover drive
11 runs
2 fours0 six
5812145111
Best performances - bowlers
H Kerr
H Kerr SS
O
3
M
0
R
29
W
3
ECO
9.66
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
2W
BJ Dwarshuis
BJ Dwarshuis SS
O
3
M
0
R
21
W
2
ECO
7
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Sydney Showground Stadium
TossSydney Thunder, elected to field first
Series
Season2021/22
Player Of The Match
Sixers
Dan Christian
Match days26 December 2021 - night (20-over match)
Player Replacement
SubstituteMickey Edwards for Todd Murphy (Sydney Sixers 1st innings, 8.1 ov)
T20 debut
Todd Murphy
Todd Murphy
Umpires
Australia
Bruce Oxenford
Australia
Greg Davidson
TV Umpire
Australia
David Taylor
Reserve Umpire
Australia
Ben Treloar
Match Referee
Australia
Steve Bernard
PointsSydney Sixers 4, Sydney Thunder 0
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