On Tuesday (22nd December), during the 12th match of the Big Bash League 2020/21 (BBL 10), Sydney Thunder beat Perth Scorchers by 7 wickets at Canberra.
After Thunder chose to bowl first, Scorchers scored 152/5 in 20 overs. In reply, Thunder chased down that target in 19.3 overs after losing 3 wickets.
Brief Scores: Perth Scorchers – 152/5 in 20 overs (Mitchell Marsh 52*, Cameron Bancroft 34*; Ben Cutting 1/16)
Sydney Thunder – 156/3 in 19.3 overs (Callum Ferguson 61*, Oliver Davies 36; Jason Behrendorff 1/32)
The Result – Sydney Thunder won by 7 wickets
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 12: Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers – Stats Review
Sydney Thunder – joint largest victory against Scorchers
i) Sydney Thunder won this match by 7 wickets. It was their joint largest victory margin (by wickets) against Perth Scorchers. Earlier, on 26th January 2020, they claimed a 7-wicket victory against the same team at Sydney.
Mitchell Marsh – 2nd most BBL run-scorer for Scorchers
i) Mitchell Marsh has scored 1311 runs for Perth Scorchers. Surpassing Michael Klinger (1284 runs), Marsh became the second most run-scorer for Perth Scorchers in BBL history. The record is 1435 BBL runs for this team by Shaun Marsh.
– joint 2nd most 50+ scores for Scorchers in BBL history
i) Mitchell Marsh scored his 8th half-century for this team. Equalling the record of Michael Klinger (8 times 50+ scores for this team), Marsh became the joint second most 50+ run-scorer for Perth Scorchers in BBL history. The record holder is Shaun Marsh who managed to register 14 BBL 50+ scores for this team.
Daniel Sams – completed 50 wickets for Thunder
i) Picking up one wicket in this match, Daniel Sams has taken 50 wickets for Sydney Thunder. He became the first Thunder bowler to claim 50 wickets.
Callum Ferguson – completed 1000 runs for Thunder
i) Callum Ferguson has scored 1035 runs for Thunder. After Usman Khawaja (1425 runs) and Shane Watson (1014 runs), Ferguson became the third batsman to score 1000+ runs for Thunder.