In the 34th match of the Big Bash League 2021-22 (BBL 2021-2022), Perth Scorchers defeated Sydney Sixers by 10 runs. In this match played at the Carrara Oval ground in Queensland, Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to bat first.
Batting first, ‘Perth Scorchers’ scored 143 for 8 in 20 overs and gave ‘Sydney Sixers’ a target of 144 runs to win. Due to the superb bowling of Andrew Tye and Tymal Mills, ‘Sydney Sixers’, chasing the target, could only manage 133 runs for 8 wickets in 20 overs. Currently, Perth Scorchers are at the top of the points table for BBL 2021-22.
Perth Scorchers have accumulated 29 points in 9 matches so far. He has raised his victory flag in 8 out of 9 matches this season. This season the Sydney Sixers are at the second position. He has played 9 matches and has accumulated 23 points in his account. At the same time, the deadly bowler of the Perth Scorchers team, Andrew Tye, is at the top of the bowlers with the most wickets in BBL 2021-22.
Andrew Tye has taken 16 wickets in 9 matches played so far. It is worth noting that Andrew Toy has played for Punjab Kings (Punjab Kings PBKS) in IPL T20 Tournament. Sydney Sixers’ Hayden Kerr is at number two among the bowlers with the most wickets. Hayden has taken 15 wickets so far.
In this latest match, Perth Scorchers’ innings started poorly. The team lost the wicket of Cameron Bancroft on the first ball of the third over. After this, Kurtis Patterson and Colin Munro shared a 47-run partnership for the second wicket.
Kurtis Pietersen scored 27 runs in 25 balls, followed by Perth Scorchers in 7 runs and 3 wickets. Then Ashton Agar and Aaron Hardie shared a 31-ball 49 partnership for the sixth wicket. Australia’s lethal spinner Ashton Agar walked on after scoring 29 off 20 balls. Australian all-rounder Aaron Hardy scored 45 runs in 24 balls with the help of 3 fours and 2 superb sixes. Aaron Hardy was also selected Player of the Match.
Hayden Kerr took 4 wickets for 32 runs for the Sydney Sixers. Sydney Sixers had a very poor start to the batting. He had lost his first wicket on the third ball of his batting. The team’s account was not even opened till that time. Not only this, Sydney Sixers had lost 4 wickets within 21 balls of batting.
By that time only 16 runs had come in the account of Sydney Sixers. After this, Daniel Christian, who was a part of Royal Challengers Bangalore RCB in IPL, took one end and scored a brilliant half-century. His bat hit 5 fours and 4 superb sixes. Thanks to this, he scored 73 runs in 61 balls. But, his fiery batting did not work. His team lost.