Gurinder Sandhu’s hat-trick in a four-wicket haul set up Sydney Thunder’s second win over table clinchers Perth Scorchers in the season, chasing the 134-run target with an over and six wickets to save in a downpour diminished experience in Queensland.
Sandhu’s hat-trick went over two overs, when he eliminated Colin Munro (18), Aaron Hardle (4) and Laurie Evans (20) off progressive balls in two distinct spells. Sandhu had likewise procured Thunder their first forward leap with the wicket Kurtis Patterson in the fifth over after Scorchers selected to bat first.
Downpour showed up to lessen the game to a 18-over-per-side challenge yet Sandhu’s great show implied Thunder couldn’t expand on the force to post a compromising objective. Camron Bancroft top-scored with a 31-ball 30 as Scorchers came to 133 for 9 from their dispensed overs.
Thunder’s pursuit got off to a flying beginning kindness a 51-run stand put on by openers Matthew Gilkes (32 off 23) and Alex Hales (26 off 32) in only six overs before Andrew Tye got the previous off his own bowling. Tye took out Hales as well, in the thirteenth over, yet by then Jason Sangha assumed responsibility for the pursuit with his 26-ball 34, which included two sixes and as numerous limits.
Ollie Davies supplanted Sangha at hit and contributed with a significant appearance, hitting two sixes of his own in a 10-ball 19 preceding Sam Billing stopped with the pursuit with a straight drive.
Brief scores : Perth Scorchers 133/9 in 18 overs (Cameron Bancroft 30, Ashton Agar 22; Gurinder Sandhu 4-22, Saqib Mahmood 2-42) lost to Sydney Thunder 137/4 in 17 overs (Jason Sangha 34, Matthew Gilkes 32; Andrew Tye 2-38) by 6 wickets by DLS method (match reduced to 18 overs per side due to rain)