BBL 2021-22 : Cameron Boyce hat-trick goes in vain as Thunder beats Renegades by 1 run

Cameron Boyce became first-ever BBL player to take 4 wickets on 4 balls Getty Images

Cameron Boyce became first-ever BBL player to take 4 wickets on 4 balls Getty Images

Cameron Boyce turned into the first ever BBL player to guarantee four wickets in four balls to dominate Usman Khawaja’s heavenly return however Sydney Thunder beat overwhelmed Melbourne Renegades by one rush to strike winning structure in front of the finals.

Boyce’s stupendous 5 for 21 at the MCG were the best figures in Renegades’ set of experiences to crash Thunder who depended on Khawaja’s 77 off 51 balls. Yet, he was unable to be the legend of Renegades’ pursuit with Boyce excused on the last conveyance requiring two runs for triumph.

Thunder couldn’t invoke the enormous triumph expected to overwhelm second-put Sydney Sixers and will play in the Knockout on Sunday against the victor of the Eliminator between Adelaide Strikers and Hobart Hurricanes.

Mavericks’ season finished with five straight misfortunes as they gathered the wooden spoon for the third consecutive year.

Cameron Boyce makes history

Mavericks’ disillusioning season apparently couldn’t end rapidly enough with their unpredictable seamers destroyed by Khawaja and Alex Hales. Then, at that point, out of the blue, Boyce asserted Hales who holed out on the last chunk of the seventh over.

In his next finished, Boyce had Jason Sangha confused with a diamond of a leg break then, at that point, turned into the main Renegades player to guarantee a full go-around when he excused Alex Ross with a questionable lbw choice. He wasn’t done at this point with Boyce then, at that point, making history with a fourth consecutive wicket by catching Daniel Sams in front.

The anarchy proceeded with Matthew Gilkes nearly run out first ball before he tumbled to a scorching Boyce, who had the amazing figures of 5 for 7. All that he contacted went to gold covered by running out Ben Cutting at the non-striker’s end in the wake of getting a fingertip ready as it hit the stumps.

It’s been one more period of hardship for Renegades yet the rebound of Boyce, who played seven T20Is for Australia from 2014-16 yet has been injury inclined as of late, has given some cheer.

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Khawaja stars, Thunder breakdown

Khawaja flawlessly progressed from the Test to T20 field in his first BBL match of the period. The Ashes legend was in great touch, particularly ahead of schedule against Renegades’ wayward seamers as he rebuffed anything short. He additionally delighted in overpitched conveyances set apart by a severe six down the ground off seamer Josh Lalor.

He rejoined with opening accomplice Hales, who overwhelmed the four-over powerplay yielding 54 runs for Thunder. After a sluggish beginning to the season, Hales has rediscovered his pugnacious best as he controlled 44 off 22 balls.

Maybe they were pulling out all the stops in a bid to upgrade Sixers’ net run rate, yet Thunder were especially messy against Boyce. Khawaja, be that as it may, wasn’t annoyed and ought to be all around satisfied with his readiness in front of a normal attack during the finals.

Thunder track down a way

After Boyce’s previous heroics, where he threw the ball up and tracked down hold, leg spinner Tanveer Sangha had a chance to dazzle in the positive conditions and he did precisely that with the vital wicket of Shaun Marsh.

With Thunder attempting to contain Aaron Finch, the tension fell on Sangha who conveyed with the wicket of Unmukt Chand in the sixteenth over and afterward Sams conveyed an amazing penultimate over to keep Thunder above water.

Thunder’s handling had been messy all through however they tracked down motivation in the last done with astounding work from Jason Sangha prompting the run out of Sam Harper and afterward Sams took a blinder to excuse Finch.

Subsequent to being hit for six by Will Sutherland mid over, Gurinder Sandhu held his nerve on the last conveyance to guarantee Thunder finished a two-match series of wins in a certainty help.

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Melbourne Renegades miss the mark once more

Rebels, indeed, blew the pursuit. For the second time in under 24 hours, they showed up in order prior to messing up it right at the end. The uplifting news – for Australian cricket as well – is that Finch has rediscovered his best structure after an aloof mission as he held the innings along with 77 off 51 balls.

Once more yet the awful news is that he was unable to get them over the line in the two games and Renegades basically clasped under the strain. It seemed written in the stars that Boyce’s otherworldly execution planned to end with him hitting the triumphant runs yet it wasn’t to be as Renegades’ intense season finished on an unpleasant note.

Brief scores : Sydney Thunder 170/8 in 20 overs (Alex Hales 44, Usman Khawaja 77; Cameron Boyce 5-33) beat Melbourne Renegades 169/7 in 20 overs (Aaron Finch 82, Unmukt Chand 29; Gurinder Sandhu 3-33) by 1 run.

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