Perth Scorchers finally claimed their first victory in the Big Bash League 2020/21 (BBL 10) on the final night of 2020 after comfortably beating Adelaide Strikers by 7 wickets at Adelaide.
Perth Scorchers captain Ashton Turner chose to field first after winning the toss. While Strikers scored 146/9 (20 overs) in the first innings, Scorchers chased down that target in 17.4 overs after losing three wickets.
Brief Scores: Adelaide Strikers – 146/9 in 20 overs (Alex Carey 82, Matt Renshaw 19; Jhye Richardson 3/19)
Perth Scorchers – 147/3 in 17.4 overs (Jason Roy 49, Josh Inglis 44*; Wes Agar 2/43)
The Result – Perth Scorchers won by 7 wickets
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 21: Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers – Stats Review
Perth Scorchers – joint largest victory margin against Strikers
i) Perth Scorchers won this match by 7 wickets. It was their joint largest victory margin (by wickets) against Adelaide Strikers. Earlier, on the 2018 Boxing Day, Scorchers beat Strikers by 7 wickets at Perth.
– ended 4-match losing streak against Strikers
i) With this four-wicket victory, Perth Scorchers ended their four-match losing streak against Adelaide Strikers.
Alex Carey – 3rd highest individual score against Scorchers
i) Alex Carey scored 82 runs. It was the third highest individual score for an Adelaide Strikers batsman against Perth Scorchers.
|Michael Klinger||86*||Adelaide||31st December 2013|
|Jake Weatherald||83||Adelaide||23rd December 2019|
|Alex Carey||82||Adelaide||31st December 2020|
– second most run-scorer for Strikers
i) Alex Carey has scored 1324 T20 runs for Adelaide Strikers. Surpassing Travis Head (1279 runs), Carey became the second most run-scorer for Strikers. Jake Weatherald is the leading run-scorer in this list with 1356 T20 runs for Strikers.
Mitchell Marsh – leading T20 run-scorer for Scorchers
i) Mitchell Marsh has scored 1553 T20 runs for Perth Scorchers. Putting behind his elder brother Shaun Marsh (1519 runs), who was the former team member of this side, Mitchell became the leading T20 run-scorer for Scorchers.