Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades: Sydney Sixers opener Josh Philippe outshone the highly regarded Melbourne Renegades batting line-up to help set up a commanding 34-run KFC BBL victory at the SCG
Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades
Josh Philippe scored a half-century and Ben Dwarshuis claimed four wickets to lead Sydney Sixers to a 34-run triumph over Melbourne Renegades. Having a 149/8 restriction. At the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday. The Sixers bowled the Renegades out for 115 to win easily (December 28).
After being called to bat, the Sixers got off to a strong start thanks to Philippe and Kurtis Patterson before Mujeeb ur Rahman broke their opening partnership of 32 runs in the 5th over. The Sixers reached 80 by the halfway point of the innings.
In the second half, the Renegades bowlers were much tighter. As they were in the attacking form and stopped the Sixers from having a successful finish. Following the 10th over to the completion of the innings, only four 4s were scored. Also, 58 runs were scored in the final eight overs.
SIX vs REN Match Highlights
In the first four overs of the chase, the Renegades lost Martin Guptill and Nic Maddinson. Renegades suffering early loss in the Innings. Despite of Shaun Marsh and Aaron Finch managing a couple boundaries. They only managed 15 runs in the first five overs. And after 10 overs, they could only manage to make 58 runs.
The Renegades claimed the momentum after Philippe scooped a slower ball from Sutherland straight to Akeal Hosein. While Kane Richardson also restricted the hosts with 2-22. But their batting line-up was unable to live up to their reputations on the night.
The Renegades batters attempted to play their shots as the asking run rate increased. But ultimately lost their wickets in the process. As they dropped to 77/6 by the end of the 15th over. Sutherland and Tom Rogers made a couple big smashes in the final four overs. When the Renegades needed 66 to win for the Renegades. However, the wickets kept falling, and the Renegades were eventually bowled out in the last.
SIX vs REN Match Highlights Brief scores:
Sydney Sixers 149/8 in 20 overs (Josh Philippe 55; Mujeeb Ur Rahman 3-29, Kane Richardson 2-22) beat Melbourne Renegades 115 in 19 overs (Aaron Finch 36; Ben Dwarshuis 4-17, Sean Abbott 2-17) by 34 runs.
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