BBL 10 PRS vs SYS Highlights: Perth Scorchers won by 86 runs
PRS - 183/4 (20 overs) (Mitchell Marsh 57*, Munro 50, Lyod Pope 2/13, OKeefe 2/33)
SYS - 97 all-out (16.4 overs) (Jack Edwards 44, Andrew Tye 4/20, Richardson 3/15)
MOM - Mitchell Marsh
The three-time BBL champions Perth Scorchers (PRS) thrashed Sydney Sixers (SYS) by 86 runs in the 30th BBL league game. After going winless in their first four matches, Perth Scorchers have now won three on the trot. The Scorchers pacers were right on the money throughout the innings with Richardson and Tye being the pick of them. With this win over the table-toppers, Perth Scorchers move to the sixth spot on the points table.
Edwards top-scored for the visitors with 44 but even he never looked set and played some flashy drives across the line. While the rest of the Scorchers batters couldn't make their presence felt onto the crease by virtue of which the Sydney team can't even reach the 100-run mark. The Scorchers seamers Richardson and Behrendorff set the tone by picking a wicket apiece upfront and the Sixers never recovered from that. Andrew Tye finished with the magical figures of 4/20 while Jhye Richardson also took 3 wickets by conceding just 15 runs.
Take a look at Scorchers skipper Ashton Turner's one-handed eye-catching shot.
The all-rounder Mitchell Marsh named as 'Player of the Match' for his scintillating haft-ton (57 off just 27 balls) studded with 7 fours and two biggies down the order. Munro also notched a blistering 50 off 34 deliveries, including four fours and a couple of sixes to set the tone for Scorchers.
Earlier, Sydney Sixers have won the toss and have opted to field. The hosts PRS though start steady and lost the opener Livingstone cheaply. After his dismissal, the Kiwis destructive opener Colin Munro quick-fires fifty upfront while Jason Roy plays around him steadily. Mitchell Marsh played some glitzy shots all around the park to propel his side to a total of 183/4, which turned out to be more than sufficient.