BBL 2020 Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Highlights: Both the team lock their horns to play the 22nd league match of BBL 2020. Melbourne Renegades need to win the match in order to make a move from the lower order in the BBL 2020 points table.
Match: Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder
Venue: Carrara Oval, Queensland
Toss Details: Sydney Thunder won the toss and opt to bowl
Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson(c), Oliver Davies, Sam Billings(w), Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Chris Green, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Tremain, Tanveer Sangha.
Aaron Finch(c), Shaun Marsh, Sam Harper(w), Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Nabi, Mackenzie Harvey, Imad Wasim, Will Sutherland, Kane Richardson, Peter Hatzoglou, Mitchell Perry.
BBL 2020 Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Highlights
Melbourne Renegades batting
Finch and Shaun Marsh get into the crease to lead Melbourne Renegades. Daniel Sams opens the bowling attack on behalf of Sydney Thunder.
McAndrew in the 3rd over of the innings dismissed Aaron Finch for 18 runs and makes the first blow for Renegades. Tremain in the 5th over dismissed Sam Harper for 7 runs and restricts Renegades to score 42 runs for 2 wickets loss.
In addition to this Sangha in the 7th over dismissed Rossouw for 3 runs. Melbourne Renegades is in need to build a massive partnership which could save the sinking Melbourne Renegades’s boat.
Mohammad Nabi and Shaun Marsh join hands and are in pressure to build a massive partnership. The duo added a massive 90 runs partnership and drags Renegades to score 146 runs for 3 wickets loss.
McAndrew in the 16th over makes a couple of wickets by dismissing Shaun Marsh(87) and Nabi(33). The back to back wickets loads pressure over Melbourne Renegades strikers. The match has been reduced to a 17-over affair as rain interrupted the match.
The final score of the Renegades will be readjusted by DLS and the revised target for the Thunder is 173.
Sydney Thunder Batting
Khawaja and Hales get into the crease to lead Sydney Thunder. K Richardson opens the bowling attack. Sydney Thunder makes an impressive start by scoring 52 runs in the first 4 overs for their first wicket.
Mitchell Perry makes the first blow for Sydney Thunder by dismissing Hales for 45 runs. Imad Wasim in the 8th over dismissed Ferguson for 11 runs and loads pressure over Sydney Thunder.
Sydney Thunder needs to maintain a run rate above 11 to win the match. At the end of the 10th over Sydney Thunder scored 102 runs for 2 wickets loss. Sydney Thunder is in need of scoring 71 runs from 42 balls.
At the end of the 12th over scored 117 runs for 2 wicket loss at the end of the 12th over. Again the rain-interrupted and the DLS hit the board. Sydney Thunder ahead now by seven runs with the DLS score at the end of 12 overs being 110.
Sydney Thunder wins this encounter by 7 runs after DLS hit the board.
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