Big Bash League: Perth Scorchers Edged Out Adelaide Strikers by 3 Wickets
The teams Perth Scorchers and Adelaide Strikers squared off against each other at Perth Stadium, Perth. Adeilaide Strikers won the toss and opted to bat first.
To open the batting attack, Short and Henry Hunt came to the middle on the throw from Behrendorff. In the first over only, Hunt lost his wicket and the right-handed batter, Chris Lynn came to the middle. In the 3rd over, Short crunched a four and got a score of 9-1.
Scoring 16 in 26 balls, Short got a dismissal from Agar. With Lynn standing tough for the side, ADS crossed the half-century with a score of 55-2 after 10 overs. Fueling 35 off 34 deliveries, Lynn lost to Tye.
In the 13th over, Hose and Grandhomme bought two boundaries, one each and the score shifted to 81-3. After 16 overs, the side reached the century with a score of 100-4.
On the throw from Behrendorff, Kelly and Behrendorff crunched a six and a four respectively.
In 20 overs, ADS posted 133 runs on the scoreboard with a loss of 7 wickets.
To chase down the target of 134, du Plessis and Lyth came to the middle with Short on the opening bowling attack. In the 3rd ball only, Plessis slammed a huge six and lost his wicket immediately. In the 2nd over, Lyth crunched a four and lost his wicket.
After 3 overs, PRS got a score of 17-3. In the 4th over from Thornton, Inglis crunched three fours and a six while Hardie bought two fours in the immediate over. Fueling 19 runs in 12 balls, Inglis lost his wicket to Manenti.
After 6 overs, the side crossed the half-century with a score of 52-4. Scoring 22 in 17 balls, Hardie lost his wicket to Short.
After 15 overs, Perth Scorchers reached the century, standing at a score of 100-6 after 15 overs.
In 19.1 overs, Perth Scorchers posted 136 with a loss of 7 wickets and won the match against Adelaide Strikers by 3 wickets.
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