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Perth Scorchers down Sydney Sixers in Big Bash League

January 14, 2019

Photo Courtesy: Big Bash League/Twitter

Sydney Sixers suffered a five-wicket defeat at the hands of Perth Scorchers in their Big Bash League fixture in Perth on Sunday.

The visitors, batting first, posted a score of 177-5 in their 20 overs with skipper Moises Henriques leading from the front with the bat.

The Sixers’ skipper scored 21-ball 38 with the help of four boundaries and two sixes.

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Opener Daniel Hughes scored 36 after hitting five fours while James Vince added 28 to the scorecard.

Matthew Kelly and Adam Tye bagged two wickets each for the hosts.

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Opener Cameron Bancroft and skipper Ashton Turner made the chase of 178 an easy task with their half-centuries.

The opener played a match winning knock of 87 with eight fours and a maximum. The Scorchers captain made 30 ball 60 after hitting four boundaries and three sixes.

Bancroft got the man-of-the-match award for his batting performance.


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