Steve Smith returns to Sixers camp with a fiery ton as the Strikers bow down to an elephantine total at C. ex International Stadium on Tuesday. Catch Sydney Sixers vs. Adelaide Strikers match 45 highlights.
SMITH’S DOMINION THRASHES STRIKERS BOWLERS.
Sydney Sixers vs. Adelaide Strikers match 45 highlights: Sydney Sixers saw off Adelaide Strikers by 59 runs, accomplishing their fourth win on the table to own the top spot at C. ex International Stadium on Tuesday after Adelaide Strikers saw a lethal performance with the bat by Steve Smith.
Sydney Sixers embraced the Strikers’ invitation to bat, despite the early loss of Josh Phillipe (1) clean bowled by Matt Short in his premier over.
Phillips’s dismissal was the only moment of relief for the Strikers as Steve Smith and Kurtis Patterson took the Sixers to a run takeoff.
Before the Strikers bowlers could make a comeback, The Deadly duo had caused a lot of damage to them.
After the struggle of 14 overs, Wes Agar’s short delivery finally offed Kurtis Patterson’s fine innings on 43, including three fours and a six.
Wes Agar’s fifteenth over brought more pain for the Sixers as in the third delivery, a lack of communication between Steve Smith and Moises Henriques cost Smith his wicket in the form of a run out by Matt Short.
Before being run out, Steve Smith had done the job for the Sixers, crafting 101 runs off 56 balls, in which he slapped five fours and seven sixes.
Later, In the following over, the Sixers went off the track and lost Moises Henriques (4) for a cheap score.
As Jordan Silk entered the arena, he banged out 31 runs with three fours and a six and remained unbeaten to lead the Sixers to an elephantine total.
Wes Agar finished things off with the wicket of Dan Christian (15) and despite being expensive, conceding 48 runs scalped two wickets in Sydney Sixers vs. Adelaide Strikers match 45 highlights.
DWARSHUIS AND MURPHY’S EARLY BLOWS SINK STRIKERS TOP ORDER.
Matt Short, gearing himself up to chase an enormous total of 203, took charge of the Sixers bowlers, while Travis Head remained silent with the bat and could manage a single-digit score (4).
Short’s fearless innings (40 off 24) came to an end right after the powerplay ended.
Todd Murphy’s seventh over left the Strikers reeling with the wicket of Adam Hose (1) and Colin De Grandhomme (7) run out by Steve Smith.
Steve O’Keefe claimed his first wicket as Thomas Kelly’s mistimed shot found Sean Abbott at long on.
Ben Dwarshuis got the ser batter ‘Alex Carey’ (54) with his unplayable yorker and shattered hopes for the Strikers.
After Alex Carey’s dismissal, None of the Strikers batters could manage to get a double-digit score as Benjamin Manenti (9), Wes Agar (5), Cameron Boyce (5), and Harry Conway (3) went for a cheap score.
Ben Dwarshuis, being economical, scalped three wickets, and Todd Murphy joined the former with sharing the same number of wickets.
Chasing down a massive total of 203, Adelaide Strikers got all out on 144 and registered their third loss as Sydney Sixers claimed the top spot in the standings to go past Perth Scorchers in Sydney Sixers vs. Adelaide Strikers match 45 highlights.