Modern Match Report – Sixers vs Thunder 49th Match 2021/22

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Josh Philippe and Daniel Hughes scored half a century as Sixers manufactured up for a gradual start

Sidney Sixers 5 out of 197 (Hughes 66, Philippe 57, Henriques 47 *) lines Sydney thunder 9 for 137 (Inexperienced 50 *, O’Keefe 4-18) for 60 operates

Veteran spinner Steve O’Keefe appreciated a triumphant comeback in BBL when stellar hitter Josh Philippe got back again in form when the Sydney Sixers scored a resounding 60-position acquire over the Sydney Thunder.

Saturday’s SCG consequence moved the Sixers to second place on the leaderboard with a internet run charge previously mentioned the Thunder, who played an additional video game and endured consecutive losses.

Sixers hit 5 of 197 with Philippe (57 of 35 balls), Daniel Hughes (66 of 48) and captain Moises Henriques retained (47 of 27) by hitting the rate massively right after their team scored a minimal of 8 from their powerplay opening to 4.

Thunder scored 28 more in powerplay than Sixers, but 37-calendar year-previous O’Keefe, returning right after missing two video games with a hand harm, activated a substantial collapse. He took two wickets in both of those his initially and 3rd about as the Thunder lost 7 for 38 prior to a ninth wicket of 56 saved some delight. Captain Chris Environmentally friendly scored his to start with BBL in 50 percent a century, with attendees finishing 9 for 137.

Alex Hales kicked off the Thunder, getting a few fours from Sean Abbott in the second above. But O’Keefe threw Hales with his very first shipping and experienced Alex Ross just take three balls later on to alter the momentum.

O’Keefe struck two much more moments when he acquired the perilous Daniel Sams caught extensive and Oliver Davies was stumped. Thunder collapsed to 5 for 61 in 10th location and 8 for 80 in 13th.

The early Sixers took 28 balls to carve their initially border, but produced the most of their chances. Right after a lean streak of 3 ducks in 4 innings, Philippe was left at 9 and created Thunder pay out.

Returning to his very good early time kind, Philippe smashed 5 fours and two sixes, having out some well-executed ramp hits and large hits to the sides of the leg.

Australian T20 and ODI rep Philippe and Hughes picked up the rate, adding 82 in just underneath 10 overs. Hughes, who scored just two details with his to start with 11 balls, took household a fifth-century file in Sydney Smash matches, a fixture in which he scored more details than any other player.

Hughes and Henriques retained the strain on the Thunder bowlers, scoring 77 in seven overs.

Thunder was guilty of sloppy fielding and pacemen Mohammed Hasnain and Sams ended up visibly flustered about the 1st exchange of words with Henriques – when the Sixers captain appeared blatantly suggesting Pakistan Swift was pitching.

Sams and fellow paceman Nathan McAndrew took two wickets each individual, but Hasnain, who was actively playing his very last activity right before returning home, was evidently Thunder’s thrifty pitcher.

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