BBL 2021-22 : Daniel Christian, Hughes power Sixers to victory over Thunder in Sydney

Dan Christian provided the ideal finishing touches with his blistering knock of 41 not out

Dan Christian provided the ideal finishing touches with his blistering knock of 41 not out

Daniel Sams’ all-round show – 2 for 29 with the ball and a 11-ball 28 – was to no end as Thunder went down to Sixers by 30 runs in the downpour reduced Sydney derby at the Sydney Showground arena on Sunday.

Put in to bat first in a game that was sliced short to 16 overs for each side, Sixers posted a forcing 168 for 4. Later, Sams sent back opener Josh Philippe in the fourth finished, James Vince and Daniel Hughes restored the innings with an energetic 38-run remain before the left-arm fast struck once more. Hughes, nonetheless, proceeded to finish a lively 50 years, off only 26 conveyances, in which he hammered five sixes and a limit more.

Dan Christian furnished the ideal final details with his rankling thump of 41 not out. He hit four limits and a few sixes in his 17-ball stay, overwhelming the 51-run organization with Jordan Silk as Sixers wrapped up with a better than expected score.

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Thunder’s pursuit was damaged by the deficiency of both their openers inside powerplay however they recuperated well civility Jason Sangha’s 30-ball 47 that was loaded down with about six limits and a six. The moving over-rate anyway improved of the remainder of center and lower request. Lloyd Pope sent Sam Billings and Alex Ross pressing, and in the in the interim, Hayden Kerr struck to get the valued scalp of Sangha three shy of his 50 years.

Daniel Sams reignited Thunder’s expectations momentarily with his firecrackers as he crushed four sixes in his concise 11-ball stay yet his excusal followed intently by Kerr’s twofold wicket over demonstrated the last nail in the casket as they capitulated to 142 on the primary wad of the sixteenth over.

Brief scores : Sydney Sixers 168/4 in 16 overs (Daniel Hughes 50, Daniel Christian 41*; Daniel Sams 2-29) beat Sydney Thunder 142 all out in 15.1 overs (Jason Sangha 47, Daniel Sams 28; Hayden Kerr 3-29, ) by 30 runs (DLS method – match reduced to 16 overs per side due to rain)

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