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Sport Strikers set Thunder 159 in BBL

16:01  07 january  2018
16:01  07 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

Wells smashes 'biggest six' in BBL

  Wells smashes 'biggest six' in BBL During the last over of the Strikers innings, Jonathan Wells latched onto a delivery sending it 104m over the SCG stands and out of sight. “(That’s the) biggest six of the tournament. Can he repeat it?” said commentator Mark Howard.“That is an enormous hit, that’s hit the roof,” Ricky Ponting replied. “I’ve only seen that once before, when Hansie Cronje hit Shane Warne over there many, many years ago.”In addition, an unbeaten Alex Carey smashed 83 guiding the Strikers to 3-167.

After Healy thundered the ball back down the wicket, it struck Blackwell who was standing at the non- striker 's end. Her initial thought was she was "in trouble" however she was cleared of a break and only suffered bone bruising. Strikers set Thunder 159 in BBL .

Strikers underperformed, Thunder underperformed more. # BBL 07. The Adelaide Strikers are three from three when they bat first in the current Big Bash season and behind a constantly attacking line-up, they’ve set themselves up for another win. We will require 159 for victory #ThunderNation # BBL 07.

Rashid Khan's entertaining sweep shot of pace bowler Gurinder Sandhu. © Twitter/ @StrikersBBL Rashid Khan's entertaining sweep shot of pace bowler Gurinder Sandhu. A late-innings onslaught from Colin Ingram and Rashid Khan has helped Adelaide Strikers post a score of 7-158 in their BBL match against Sydney Thunder at Spotless Stadium on Sunday.

Coming off a rapid-fire 66 in his last game, South African Ingram belted 48 off 31 balls with four sixes and two fours.

Ingram survived a couple of strong lbw appeals, but gave their Innings some much-needed momentum after Alex Carey (34 off 28) was the only Striker to get going in the first ten overs.

Colin Ingram of the Strikers hits a six. © AAP Image/Craig Golding Colin Ingram of the Strikers hits a six. The Strikers smashed 44 off their last three overs , with Afghani Khan (16 off 6) whacking a couple of last-over sixes off Mitch McClenaghan.

Spinners Fawad Ahmed (3-31) and Chris Green (1-22) were the Thunder's most effective bowlers.

Green gave away just seven singles of his first three overs, but went for 15 in his last.

The Strikers, who won the toss, are fourth on six points, one spot and two points above the Thunder.

Usman Khawaja one of world's best: Watson .
Sydney Thunder BBL skipper Shane Watson has declared Usman Khawaja one of the best batsmen in the world.Just as he did two years ago, Khawaja looks capable of single-handedly carrying the Thunder to the Big Bash League title.

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