Zak Crawley helped perth Scorchers to cross the line against sydney thunder , 30th match Big Bash League 2023-24.

Venue: Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney

Date & Time: January 8

In a amazing encounter, Zak Crawley helped the Scorchers in claiming victory , defeating the Sydney Thunder by 7 wickets in the 30th match of the Big Bash League 2023-24. The clash witnessed exciting performances from both teams at the Sydney Showground Stadium.

perth scorchers won by 7 wickets
perth scorchers won by 7 wickets , image -getty image.

Sydney Thunder Innings – 137-8 (20 Overs)

The Sydney Thunder faced a challenging start as opener Cameron Bancroft got run out by a combination of Lance Morris and Josh Inglis, contributing 12 runs off 19 balls. Despite this early setback, Alex Hales showcased his brilliance with a stellar knock of 72 runs off 55 balls, featuring four boundaries and five sixes. Tom Kohler-Cadmore added a significant 27 runs off 18 balls. However, the middle order faced quick dismissals, with Matthew Gilkes, Oliver Davies, and Alex Ross falling cheaply.

alex hales
alex hales , image – getty image.

Perth Scorchers’ bowlers displayed an impressive performance, with Ashton Agar leading the attack by claiming two crucial wickets. Cooper Connolly played a pivotal role, securing three key dismissals, limiting Sydney Thunder to a competitive total of 137 for the loss of 8 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

Sydney Thunder Fall of Wickets:

  • 35-1 (Bancroft, 6.2)
  • 88-2 (Kohler-Cadmore, 11.3)
  • 89-3 (Matthew Gilkes, 11.6)
  • 94-4 (Oliver Davies, 13.5)
  • 105-5 (Ross, 16.3)
  • 108-6 (Daniel Sams, 17.4)
  • 135-7 (Hales, 19.4)
  • 135-8 (McAndrew, 19.5)

Zak Crawley helped Perth Scorchers against Thunders.

In pursuit of the target, the Perth Scorchers showcased a determined batting display. Zak led the charge with a commanding 58 runs off 56 balls, supported by contributions from Sam Whiteman (10), Aaron Hardie (22), and an unbeaten innings from Josh Inglis (26*). The Scorchers achieved the target with 5 balls to spare, securing victory by 7 wickets.

Zak Crawley
Zak Crawley , image – getty image.

Zak Crawley scored 58 runs off 56 balls with a strike rate of 103.57. His innings featured 8 boundaries but no sixes. The dismissal came through a catch by T Sangha, off the bowling of McAndrew. Crawley’s substantial contribution played a pivotal role in the Perth Scorchers’ successful pursuit of their target in the cricket match.

Perth Scorchers Fall of Wickets:

  • 43-1 (Sam Whiteman, 5.6)
  • 87-2 (Aaron Hardie, 12.3)
  • 113-3 (Zak Crawley, 16.4)

Bowling Performances:

Sydney Thunder

  • Gurinder Sandhu: 4 overs, 34 runs, 0 wickets
  • Chris Green (c): 3.1 overs, 22 runs, 1 wicket
  • Daniel Sams: 3 overs, 29 runs, 0 wickets
  • Tanveer Sangha: 4 overs, 14 runs, 0 wickets
  • Nathan McAndrew: 4 overs, 27 runs, 2 wickets
  • Oliver Davies: 1 over, 4 runs, 0 wickets

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Perth Scorchers

  • Aaron Hardie (c): 2 overs, 16 runs, 0 wickets
  • Jhye Richardson: 3 overs, 30 runs, 0 wickets
  • Ashton Agar: 4 overs, 6 runs, 2 wickets
  • H McKenzie: 2 overs, 17 runs, 0 wickets
  • Lance Morris: 1 over, 4 runs, 0 wickets
  • Andrew Tye: 4 overs, 36 runs, 0 wickets
  • Cooper Connolly: 4 overs, 25 runs, 3 wickets

The comprehensive victory for the Perth Scorchers reflects their solid performance with both bat and ball, securing crucial points in the Big Bash League 2023-24. The Sydney Thunder, despite a commendable effort, fell short in defending their total.

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