After losing two consecutive matches, Sydney Sixers got back into the winning ways on Tuesday. The Sixers beat Melbourne Renegades by 45 runs to register their seventh win of the BBL 2021-22 season. Batting first, Sydney Sixers managed to post 150 runs on the board.
Jack Edwards ensured that the team make a secure start even after losing in-form Phillips for a duck off 3 deliveries. Edwards managed to score 40 runs off 34 deliveries, including 3 fours and 1 six. Later, skipper Moises Henriques played a vital 49-run knock off 35 deliveries, including 4 fours and 1 six on his comeback. He got out on the last over of the innings but ensured that he take the team to a decent total on the board.
For the Renegades, Boyce was the pick of the bowlers as he claimed 2 wickets for 15 runs in 4 overs. Zahir Khan also bowled well, giving only 27 runs in his four overs but couldn’t pick any wicket. In pursuit of the total, Melbourne Renegades were bundled out for just 105 runs. They got off to the worst possible start as both the openers, Aaron Finch (3 off 4) and Jake Fraser (6 off 4) got out inside the first two overs.
Shaun Marsh was the only batsman who tried to stay there and take the team as close to the target as possible. He made 39 runs off 36 deliveries. However, once he got out in the 13th over, wickets fell in a cluster and Renegades got out of the contest in no time. Ben Dwarshuis, once again, was the man for Sixers who did most of the damage with the ball. He picked as many as 5 wickets for just 26 runs in his four overs, which is also the best bowling figure for the bowler. Sean Abbott, on the other hand, picked 2 wickets for 18 runs in 3 overs.
Brief Scores: Sydney Sixers 6 for 150 (Henriques 49, Edwards 40, Boyce 2-15, Richardson 2-37) beat Melbourne Renegades 105 (Marsh 39, Dwarshuis 5-26, Abbott 2-18) by 45 runs