On Sunday (20th December), the defending champions Sydney Sixers beat Adelaide Strikers by 38 runs at Bellerive Oval (Hobart) during the 11th match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10).
After Strikers sent Sixers to bat first, the first innings total was 177/5 (20 overs). In reply, Strikers managed to score 139/7 (20 overs).
Brief Scores: Sydney Sixers – 177/5 in 20 overs (Daniel Christian 50, Daniel Hughes 46*; Daniel Worrall 2/12)
Adelaide Strikers – 139/7 in 20 overs (Jonathan Wells 36*, Phil Salt 28; Stephen O’Keefe 2/8)
The Result – Sydney Sixers won by 38 runs
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 11: Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers – Stats Review
Sydney Sixers – 3rd highest total against Adelaide Strikers
i) Sydney Sixers scored 177/5 (20 overs) in the first innings. It was their third highest total against Adelaide Strikers. Their top two records in this list are 181/4 in 20 overs (at Adelaide on 24th January 2015) and 180/3 in 19.3 overs at Coffs Harbour on 5th January 2020.
– 3rd largest victory margin (by runs) against Strikers
i) Sixers won this match by 38 runs. It was their third highest winning margin (by runs) against Adelaide Strikers. Their top two records in this list are winning by 87 runs (at Adelaide on 24th January 2015) and winning by 64 runs (at Adelaide on 10th January 2012).
Daniel Christian – 2nd fastest BBL 50
i) Daniel Christian completed his half-century in only 15 balls. It was the second fastest half-century in BBL history. The record is 12-ball fifty by Melbourne Renegades star Chris Gayle against Adelaide Strikers at Melbourne on 18th January 2016.
– joint 5th highest strike-rate in BBL history
i) Sixers cricketer Daniel Christian finished his innings with the strike-rate of 312.50 (50 off 16 balls). It was the joint fifth highest strike-rate in BBL history (at least scored 25 runs).
|Player (Team)||Runs (Balls)||Strike-rate||Opposition||Venue||Date|
|Daniel Christian (Brisbane Heat)||34 (9)||377.77||Hobart Hurricanes||Hobart||2nd January 2015|
|Chris Gayle (Melbourne Renegades)||56 (17)||329.41||Adelaide Strikers||Melbourne (Docklands)||18th January 2016|
|Ben Rohrer (Melbourne Renegades)||36* (11)||327.27||Brisbane Heat||Melbourne (Docklands)||30th December 2013|
|Daren Sammy (Hobart Hurricanes)||38* (12)||316.66||Melbourne Stars||Melbourne||20th December 2014|
|Daniel Christian (Sydney Sixers)||50 (16)||312.50||Adelaide Strikers||Hobart||20th December 2020|
|Nathan Coulter-Nile (Perth Scorchers)||25 (8)||312.50||Adelaide Strikers||Adelaide||9th February 2019|
Daniel Hughes – 2nd most BBL run-scorer for Sydney Sixers
i) Daniel Hughes has scored 1366 runs for Sydney Sixers. Surpassing Nic Maddinson (1349 runs), Hughes became the second most run-scorer for Sixers in BBL history. Moises Henriques is holding the record in this list with 1745 runs for this team in BBL history.
Daniel Worrall – economy rate 3.00 after delivering 24 balls in the match
i) The right-arm pacer Daniel Worrall had the bowling figures 4-0-12-2 with an economy rate of 3.00.
- It was the second lowest economy rate for an Adelaide Strikers’ pacer, who completed his four-over quota in a T20 innings. The record is 4-0-10-2 by the right-arm fast bowler Ben Laughlin with the economy rate of 2.50 (against Sydney Sixers at Adelaide on 31st December 2016).
- It was the joint fourth lowest economy rate for an Adelaide Strikers’ bowler, who completed his four-over quota in a T20 innings.
Rashid Khan – completed 59 wickets for Adelaide Strikers
i) The leg-spinner Rashid Khan has taken 59 wickets for this team. Surpassing Michael Neser (58 wickets), Rashid Khan became the second most wicket-taker for Adelaide Strikers. Their most wicket-taker is Ben Laughlin with 60 wickets.
Jonathan Wells – 1000 runs for Adelaide Strikers
i) Jonathan Wells has scored 1020 runs for Adelaide Strikers. He became the fourth batsman to score 1000 runs for this team. The other three names in this list are Jake Weatherald (1331 runs), Travis Head (1279 runs) and Alex Carey (1227 runs).