Sydney Thunder aggrandize Perth Scorchers on the standings after setting a terrible total at Spotless Stadium on Friday. Catch Sydney Thunder vs. Perth Scorchers match 39 highlights.
SYDNEY THUNDER STRUGGLES TO FIND MOMENTUM.
Sydney Thunder vs. Perth Scorchers match 39 highlights: Perth Scorchers have bolstered their position on the table, marking the third consecutive win after holding Sydney Thunder back on a low total in the first innings at Spotless Stadium on Friday.
The Thunder’s total of 111 runs proved too little as The Scorchers reached it, having nine wickets in hand and almost seven overs to spare.
Misfortune had followed the Thunder since they lost the coin flip as The Scorchers took a powerful jump, striking the first wicket in the very first over without letting the Thunder score a run.
It was newcomer David Payne, who gave The Thunder first pain, shushing Matthew Gilkes for a golden duck.
The Scorchers’ bowlers kept The Thunder at bay to continue doing the damage as Lance Morries struck in his first over with the wicket of Sam Whiteman (2).
The Thunder were in a dire strait 3/2 and it took Thunder seven overs to overcome that when David Warner and Oliver Davies came up with a 67-run stand for the third wicket in Sydney Thunder vs. Perth Scorchers match 39 highlights.
As things were settling down for the Thunder Matthew Kelly turned out to be a wet blanket as a pivotal stand came to an end and David Warner (19) was the man, who got off the crease.
At last, Alex Ross’ floundering innings (3) met David Payne at third man and Matthew Kelly claimed his second scalp of the evening.
To make matters worse for The Thunder, Aston Agar got rid of solitary survivor Oliver Davies (52) with his cunning delivery.
THUNDER’S GALLOPING FALL
Governing The Thunder utterly in the game, The Scorchers tightened their grip even more over The Thunder as they moved towards death.
Been Cutting (9) became the second victim of Lance Morries when Cameron Bancroft bagged a wonderful catch at mid-wicket.
David Payne returned with the wicket of Daniel Sams to give The Thunder their seventh blow in Sydney Thunder vs. Perth Scorchers match 39 highlights.
Andrew Tye joined the party late, but better late than never, and started things off with the skipper’s wicket.
Nathan McAndrew (21) was found astounded by the jaw-dropping catch of Cameron Bancroft. Andrew Tye folded The Thunder’s innings on 111 runs, claiming three scalps and a maiden over to finish his spell.
PERTH SCORCHERS MAKE IT TOO EASY.
The Thunder were outgunned by the Scorchers’ openers as the latter made the total too easy to chase.
Stephen Eskinazi and Cameron Bancroft chipped in with a 77-run stand for the first wicket. Nathan McAndrew came up with the wicket of Stephen Eskinazi, which wasn’t enough to threaten the Scorchers.
Stephen Eskinazi blasted 40 runs, including five fours and a six, and his partner Cameron Bancroft remained unbeaten with his 55 and slapped threw fours and two sixes.
Aaron Hardie scored 11 unbeaten as Perth Scorchers prevailed over Sydney Thunder by 9 wickets and almost seven overs to spare in Sydney Thunder vs. Perth Scorchers match 39 highlights.