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BBL 2020 Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers Highlights: The two teams lock their horns to play the 21st league match of BBL 2020. Perth Scorchers is in pressure to win the match to register their maiden victory of the BBL 2020.
Perth Scorchers still holds the lower position in the BBL 2020 points table without making a single victory of the tournament.
Match: Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Toss Details: Perth Scorchers won the toss and opt to bowl
Josh Inglis(w), Jason Roy, Colin Munro, Liam Livingstone, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Turner(c), Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Fawad Ahmed.
Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey(w/c), Jonathan Wells, Matthew Short, Rashid Khan, Daniel Worrall, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle.
BBL 2020 Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers Highlights
Adelaide Strikers Batting
Weatherald and Philip Salt get into the crease to lead Adelaide Strikers. J Richardson opens the bowling attack. As expected J Richardson in the very first over dismissed Philip Salt for 4 runs and makes the first blow for Adelaide Strikers.
Matt Renshaw then joins hands with Jake Weatherald. Hardie in the 3rd over of the innings dismissed Weatherald for 6 runs and loads pressure over Adelaide Strikers.
Adelaide is in need to make a good partnership to gather runs to their scoreboard. As expected Matt Renshaw and Alex Carey added a 48 run partnership before Renshaw’s dismissal.
In the followed over Mitchell Marsh terminates Wells innings via a misunderstand run out. At the end of the 10 overs, Adelaide Strikers scored 75 runs for 4 wickets loss. Strikers need to build a massive partnership in the second half of the 1st innings to get back in the game.
But the middle and lower order players of Adelaide Strikers struggled to make a partnership and returns Pavillion without making a massive impact on the scoreboard.
At the end of the 20 over Adelaide Strikers scored 146 runs for 9 wickets loss. Where Alex Carey scored the highest run for Strikers by scoring 82 runs from 59 deliveries.
Perth Scorchers batting
Roy and Livingstone get into the crease to chase down the target of 147 runs. Worrall opens the bowling attack. Adelaide Strikers need to make quick wickets in order to restrict the Perth Scorchers from creating a partnership.
But Perth Scorchers makes a steady and scored 38 runs for no wicket loss at the end of the 5th over. The steady partnership loads pressure over the Adelaide Strikers.
Finally, Wes Agar in the 8th over of the innings breaks the partnership by dismissing out for 49 runs. And in addition to this, he also dismissed Livingstone for 8 runs in the same over. At the end of the 10 overs, Perth Scorchers scored 76 runs for 2 wickets loss.
Rashid Khan in the 11th over took an important wicket by dismissing Munro for 6 runs. But Mitchell Marsh and Josh Inglis makes a match-winning partnership and stands unbeaten in the ground. The duo dragged Perth Scorchers to register their maiden victory of the BBL 2020.
Perth Scorchers beats Adelaide Strikers by 7 wickets.
Watch BBL 2020 Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers Highlights
Man of the match
Definitely (happy with the win), more importantly for us to get on the board, hopefully we can get a little bit of momentum going on. We owe it to our fans. To come back and put a performance on the board like we did tonight is definitely a positive moving forward. (On Aaron Hardie) Absolutely brilliant.
He’s the one to watch out for, he’s had a fantastic pre-season, he started well in Shield season as well, he’s improving every game and we love to see that. Roy at the top, showing intent, but then we speak about partnerships through the middle, Mitch and Inglis did a fantastic job for us to get over the line