In the 34th match of the Big Bash League 2020/21 (BBL 10), Perth Scorchers continued their winning streak after beating the tabble-topper Sydney Thunder by 17 runs at Perth.
After Thunder captain Callum Ferguson chose to field first, Scorchers scored 185/6 (20 overs) in the first innings. Later, Thunder replied with 168 runs before getting all out on the final ball of the match.
Brief Scores: Perth Scorchers – 185/6 in 20 overs (Colin Munro 50, Ashton Turner 31; Brendan Doggett 4/22)
Sydney Thunder – 168 in 20 overs (Sam Billings 83, Ben Cutting 31; Jhye Richardson 4/24)
Result – Scorchers won by 17 runs
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 34: Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder – Stats Review
Perth Scorchers – highest total against Thunder
i) In the first innings of this match, Perth Scorchers scored 185/6 (20 overs). It is their highest total against Sydney Thunder. Their previous highest total against Thunder was 181/4 (20 overs) at Perth on 24th January 2019.
Jhye Richardson – best bowling figures for Scorchers against Thunder
i) The right-arm fast bowler Jhye Richardson had the bowling figures of 4-0-24-4. It was the best bowling figures for a Perth Scorchers bowler against Sydney Thunder. Their previous record in this list was 4-0-29-4 by Brad Hogg at Perth on 4th January 2013.
i) The right-arm pacer Brendan Doggett had the bowling figures of 4-0-22-4.
– best bowling figures for Thunder against Scorchers
- It is the best bowling figures for a Sydney Thunder bowler against Scorchers. The previous record was 2/22 by Fawad Ahmed at Sydney on 2nd January 2019.
– 5th best bowling figures for Thunder
- It was also the fifth best bowling figures for a Sydney Thunder bowler.
|Fawad Ahmed||4-0-14-4||Sydney Sixers||Sydney||14th January 2017|
|Tanveer Sangha||3.2-0-14-4||Melbourne Renegades||Canberra||26th December 2020|
|Dirk Nannes||4-0-17-4||Adelaide Strikers||Sydney||20th December 2012|
|Jonathan Cook||4-0-21-4||Hobart Hurricanes||Hobart||30th January 2020|
|Brendan Doggett||4-0-22-4||Perth Scorchers||Perth||9th January 2021|
Callum Ferguson – joint most ducks in BBL history
i) Callum Ferguson scored his 7th duck in BBL career. After his latest duck, Ferguson moved on joined top position in the list of most ducks in BBL history. Daniel Sams and Ben Dunk have also recorded 7 ducks each in BBL career.