BBL 2020 Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades Highlights: Thunder and Renegades lock their horns to play the 14th league match of BBL 2020. Melbourne Renegades is in need to win the match in order to move to the safe spot in the BBL 2020 points table.
Match: Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades
Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra
Toss Details: Melbourne Renegades won the toss and opt to bowl
Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch(c), Sam Harper(w), Rilee Rossouw, Beau Webster, Mohammad Nabi, Imad Wasim, Will Sutherland, Kane Richardson, Zak Evans, Peter Hatzoglou.
Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson(c), Oliver Davies, Baxter Holt(w), Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Chris Green, Nathan McAndrew, Adam Milne, Tanveer Sangha.
BBL 2020 Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades Highlights
Sydney Thunder Batting
Khawaja and Hale get to the crease to lead Sydney Thunder. While Will Sutherland opens the attack on behalf of Melbourne Renegades.
Sydney Thunder starts the innings in a very aggressive manner as they scored massive 61 runs for no wicket loss at the end of the 5 overs. Melbourne Renegades struggles to take early wickets and let Sydney Thunder to place themself in a very comfortable position.
After a long struggle, Nabi in the 6th over dismissed Khawaja for 34 runs. Soon in the next over Peter Hatzoglou dismissed Hales for 35 runs. Sydney Thunder are expected to struggle after their openers dismissal. But Oliver Davies and Callum Ferguson lead the innings in an expected way as they added 50 runs partnership for the next wicket.
Davies after hitting back to back 5 sixes dismissed off Will Sutherland’s delivery while scoring 48 runs. Sydney Thunder seems unstoppable as they turn into a massive run-scoring machine.
Melbourne Renegades bowlers struggle to restrict the run flow. K Richardson in the 19th over as a relief picks triple wicket off the same over and restrict Thunder to score more in the death overs.
But in the final over McAndrew with triple six of the over leads Sydney Thunder to score a massive 209 runs for 8 wickets loss.
Melbourne Renegades Batting
Shaun Marsh and Finch get into the attack to chase down a mammoth target of 209 runs. Milne opens the attack on behalf of Sydney Thunder.
Melbourne Renegades needs to start a steady inning and backfire with the bat in the middle of the innings. Renegades openers need to set a massive opening partnership in order to chase down the massive target.
But McAndrew in the 3rd over of the innings dismissed Shaun Marsh for 3 runs and makes a massive blow for Melbourne Renegades. In the followed over Milne dismissed Sam Harper for 8 runs.
Melbourne Renegades struggles after losing a couple of wickets in a very early stage. In addition to this Sangha in the followed over dismissed the chasing team skipper for 20 runs.
Melbourne Renegades starts to lose wickets in every over bowled after the skipper’s dismissal. In the mid of the 13th over Melbourne Renegades loses all their 10 wickets and scored only 80 runs.
Sydney Thunder registers their third victory by beating Melbourne Renegades by 129 runs.
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