Sydney Sixers claimed their fourth successive victory in the ongoing BBL 10 after claiming another two-wicket thrilling victory against Melbourne Renegades at Carrara.
After choosing to bat first, Renegades scored 168/6 (20 overs). In reply, Sixers just managed to chase that target in 19.5 overs after losing 8 wickets.
Brief Scores: Melbourne Renegades – 168/6 in 20 overs (Shaun Marsh 67, Aaron Finch 39; Daniel Christian 2/19)
Sydney Sixers – 169/8 in 19.5 overs (Josh Philippe 48, Jason Holder 33*; Mohammad Nabi 2/11)
The Result – Sydney Sixers won by 2 wickets
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 18: Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Sixers – Stats Review
Sydney Sixers – 4th straight victory against Renegades
i) Sydney Sixers won this match by 2 wickets. It was their fourth successive victory against Melbourne Renegades.
– 2nd lowest victory margin against Renegades
i) Melbourne Renegades lost this match by 2 wickets. It was the second lowest victory margin (by wickets) for Sixers against Renegades. Their previous lowest winning margin in this list was 3-wicket victory at Melbourne (Docklands) on 23rd December 2015.
Shaun Marsh – 2000+ BBL runs
i) Shaun Marsh has scored 2030 runs in BBL career. After Chris Lynn (2421 runs) and Aaron Finch (2358 runs), Marsh became the third batsman to score 2000 BBL runs.
– most BBL 50+ scores as a left-handed batsman
i) The left-handed batsman Shaun Marsh registered his 19th 50+ score in BBL career. Surpassing D’Arcy Short (18 times 50+ scores), Shaun Marsh became the most 50+ run-scorer as a left-handed batsman in BBL history.
Mohammad Nabi – 1st non-Australian to 500 runs for Renegades
i) Completing his 500 T20 runs for Renegades, Afghanistan cricketer Mohammad Nabi has scored 509 T20 runs for this team. He became the first non-Australian cricketer to score 500 T20 runs for this team.
Will Sutherland – 2nd most expensive bowling figures for Renegades
i) Will Sutherland had the bowling figures of 3.5-0-57-1. It was the second most expensive bowling figures for a Melbourne Renegades bowler in a T20 match. The most expensive bowling figures are 4-0-59-0 by Thisara Perera against Hobart Hurricanes at Melbourne (Docklands) on 12th January 2017.