Printed Jan 02, 2020
Jan 02, 2020 IST
James Vince made a big effect on his return because the in-form Sydney Sixers denied Melbourne Renegades a primary Large Bash League victory with a six-wicket win on Thursday.
A brand new yr didn’t convey a couple of change of fortune for defending champions the Renegades, who paid the worth for an absence of runs at Marvel Stadium.
Lloyd Pope (2-22) and Jackson Chicken (2-24) excelled with the ball to limit the Renegades to 153-6 after they have been 69-1 within the eight over, Sam Harper high scoring with 45 off solely 24 balls and Shaun Marsh making 40.
The Sixers adopted up their dramatic Sydney Smash Tremendous Over triumph by extending their successful run to a few matches, Tom Curran hitting the successful run off the penultimate ball of the match.
Vince struck 41 from simply 26 deliveries on his return from an elbow harm, whereas Dan Hughes (40) and Jordan Silk (36 not out) additionally made important contributions because the Sixers moved as much as second place regardless of the absence of Sean Abbott (aspect pressure).
One other THRILLER, one other MASSIVE WIN!
— Sydney Sixers (@SixersBBL) January 2, 2020
POPE PREYS ON RENEGADES FLAWS
The Renegades have been going alongside properly on 65-1 after seven overs when Pope got here into the assault and the spinner put the squeeze on to frustrate the champions.
Pope eliminated Harris with a googly in his second over, which price solely 4 runs, and the flame-haired tweaker trapped Beau Webster (17) lbw in his last over to place the Renegades on the again foot.
Dan Christian (32no from 17) set concerning the costly Curran, who went for 58 from his 4 overs, however Melbourne have been properly wanting a frightening whole.
PHILIPPE AND HUGHES GET SIXERS OFF TO FLYER
Josh Philippe made a press release by clattering the primary ball of the run chase from Webster for six and had a stroke of luck when he was dropped by Christian.
The spectacular Tom Andrews by some means cleaned up Philippe (33) with a primary ball that ought to have been hammered into the group, however not earlier than the wicketkeeper-batsman and Hughes had placed on 70 for the primary wicket.
Cameron Boyce and Andrews (2-22) gave the Renegades hope by dismissing Hughes and Moises Henriques respectively to depart the Sixers 80-Three within the 12th.
VINCE AND SILK DELIVER WITH DECISIVE STAND
The Sixers wanted 54 from the final six overs after Boyce conceded solely six runs off the 14th, however Vince and Silk chipped away on the goal with a fourth-wicket stand of 57.
Vince launched a leg break from Boyce for six, however was bowled 9 wanting a half-century making an attempt to place the following ball in the identical spot.
Silk handed 1,000 Large Bash runs and dispatched the otherwise-economical Kane Richardson over additional cowl for six within the penultimate over, then struck the second supply of the ultimate over from Richard Gleeson over the rope, leaving Curran to hit the successful run with a ball to spare.
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