BBL 2021-22 : Thunder ends Scorchers winning streak, beats Perth Scorchers by 34 runs

Sam Billings smashed 67 off just 35 balls.

Sam Billings smashed 67 off just 35 balls.

A clinical show from Sydney Thunder assisted them with entering the main four with a 34-run triumph against Perth Scorchers on Tuesday (December 28). In doing as such, they finished Scorchers’ triumphant run that went on for six games. Half-hundreds of years from Sam Billings and Jason Sangha assisted Thunder with posting an impressive 200 for 7 at the Manuka Oval in Canberra. In answer, Scorchers lost early wickets and couldn’t recuperate from that as they wrapped up with 166/8 regardless of Colin Munro’s unbeaten 64.

Requested to bat, Thunder didn’t begin just as they would have loved as both Matthew Gilkes and Alex Hales tumbled to Matthew Kelly. What followed was a 113-run third wicket stand including Billings and Sangha that gave their side a fantastic stage. Billings was the more forceful of the two as he helped Thunder to 83 at the midway imprint and proceeded to enroll a 27-ball 50 years. His thump included 10 fours and two sixes and the England hitter contributed 67 in the organization that came in 64 conveyances.

Billings was excused by Andrew Tye later he struck two progressive fours in the fifteenth over. Tye then, at that point, amazed two beamers in the and must be taken off, with Lance Morris finishing the over. Mitchell Marsh got a few wickets yet wound up going for 50 off his four overs, with Chris Green scoring two fours off the all-rounder in the last finished.

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Scorchers were reeling right off the bat in the pursuit as Saqib Mahmood and Nathan McAndrew consolidated to leave them at 17 for 3 later four overs. With scores of 42*, 86, 21 and 100* in this competition, and a fruitful T20 World Cup before that, Marsh fell in single digits without precedent for 10 innings. Colin Munro attempted to lead his group’s recuperation with a positive innings yet the Bash Boost point went to Thunder, who held the Scorchers to 77/4 at the midway phase of the pursuit.

Saqib and Daniel Sams struck in progressive overs to leave Scorchers in additional difficulty at 97 for 6. Munro broadened his great spat BBL 11, getting to his second progressive fifty to go with a century sooner in the competition. However, the asking rate continued developing, with the Scorchers requiring 82 off the last five overs. Andrew Tye hit a couple of robust disasters for cut down the situation to 49 off 12. However, his excursion was finished by Green in the penultimate over and the bowler likewise sacked the wicket of Kelly as Scorchers wound up way shy of the objective.

Brief scores : Sydney Thunder 200/7 (Sam Billings 67, Jason Sangha 56*; Matthew Kelly 3-30) beat Perth Scorchers 166/8 in 20 overs (Colin Munro 64*, Andrew Tye 44; Nathan McAndrew 3-40) by 34 runs.

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