BBL 2020 Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Sixers Highlights: Both the team lock their horns to play the 18th league match of BBL 2020. By winning the match Sydney Sixers can claim the top position in BBL 2020 points table.
Match: Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Sixers
Venue: Carrara Oval, Queensland
Toss Details: Melbourne Renegades won the toss and opt to bat
Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch(c), Sam Harper(w), Rilee Rossouw, Mackenzie Harvey, Mohammad Nabi, Imad Wasim, Will Sutherland, Kane Richardson, Zak Evans, Peter Hatzoglou.
Josh Philippe(w), Jack Edwards, James Vince, Daniel Hughes(c), Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Ben Dwarshuis, Steve OKeefe, Ben Manenti.
BBL 2020 Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Sixers Highlights
Melbourne Renegades Batting
Finch and Shaun Marsh get into the crease to lead Melbourne Renegades. While Holder opens the bowling attack. Understanding the need for a massive opening partnership the duo gathered 41 runs in the first 5 overs.
Sydney Sixers seeks to make the first breakthrough as the duo starts to make massive runs. At the end of the 10th over Christian finally dismissed Finch for 39 runs.
Shaun Marsh then join hands with Sam Harper and continued the aggressive strike. In the mid of the 13th over Shaun Marsh bags his fifty. Melbourne Renegades bowlers are keen to dismiss dangerous Shaun Marsh.
Brathwaite takes the applause for dismissing Shaun Marsh for 67 runs at the end of the 15th over. After Shaun Marsh’s dismissal, Melbourne Renegades starts to collapse and loses wickets at regular intervals.
At the end of the 20 overs, Melbourne Renegades scored 168 runs for 6 wickets loss.
Sydney Sixers Batting
Philippe and Jack Edwards get into the field to chase down the target of 169 runs. K Richardson opens the bowling attack. To chase down a target of 169 runs Sydney Sixers need to build a decent opening partnership.
As expected Sydney Sixers’ opening duo gathered 50 runs for the first 5 overs, 9 runs more than what Melbourne Renegades scored at this stage. But Sydney Sixers lose one of the opening batsmen in the 7th over.
Peter Hatzoglou dismissed Jack Edwards for 21 runs and makes the first blow for Sydney Sixers. Josh Philippe then join hands with James Vince and expected to make a massive partnership.
Imad Wasim in the 10th over puts an end to the dream of massive partnership by dismissing Philippe for 48 runs. Sydney Sixers starts to lose wickets in back to back overs as a result Sixers scored 120 runs for 5 wickets loss at the end of the 15th over.
Jordan Silk and Jason Holder are in need of making a match-winning partnership. But in the mid of the 18th over Will Sutherland dismissed Silk for 31 runs and loads pressure over Jordan.
In the 19th over the pressure starts to increase as K Richardson picks two wickets of the over by dismissing Brathwaite(4) and Dwarshuis(2) runs. Sydney Sixers is in need of 16 runs from the last 6 deliveries.
Holder clubbed a couple of boundaries with a match-winning six leads Sydney Sixers to register their 4th victory of the tournament.
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