English batsman James Vince was visibly very upset when he took to the field against Perth Scorchers in the Qualifier game of the Big Bash League (BBL 2020-21) on Saturday. Notably, James Vince was on the verge of scoring a century when Sydney Sixers needed just 2 runs to win when Perth all-rounder Andrew Tye threw a wide ball, denying Vince of his ton.
Perth Scorchers took on Sydney Sixers in the Qualifier of BBL 2020-21 on Saturday. Batting first, Perth Scorchers scored 167 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in their 20 overs. Wicketkeeper-batsman Josh Inglis top-scored for the Scorchers, scoring 69 runs off just 41 balls in the first innings.
Watch: James Vince Can’t Believe His Eyes As Andrew Tye Denies Him Of His Hundred
In the dying overs of the game, Sydney Sixers came in a very comfortable position while chasing the decent total set by the Scorchers. In the final moments, James Vince was batting on 98 runs when Andrew Tye was bowling the 17th over. When Sixers needed just one run to win, Andrew Tye delivered a big wide ball.
Thus, Vince was denied of his well-deserved century. After this, Vince couldn’t believe his eyes and he was visibly very upset with Andrew Tye and also Scorchers. However, the Perth Scorchers players were seen apologizing to Vince stating that they did not deliberately deny him of his ton.
Watch the video of the incident here:
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Sydney Sixers Advance To The Final After Beating Perth Scorchers
The Sydney Sixers have now become the first finalist of the Big Bash League (BBL 2020-21). They beat Perth Scorchers on Saturday by 9 wickets to enter the final of the tournament. They were also the table toppers of this year’s league stage and now, Sydney have become the first finalists.
James Vince top-scored for the Sixers as he ended up scoring 98 runs and returned not out after the end of the day’s play. Josh Phillipe also contributed with the bat and he scored 45 runs off 28 balls.