Twitter reactions: Ashton Agar, Zak Crawley sizzle in Perth Scorchers’ thrilling win over Sydney Thunder – BBL|13


In Match 30 of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2023-24, Sydney Thunder faced off against the Perth Scorchers at Sydney Showground Stadium. The game was closely-contested where the Scorchers ended up claiming a 7-wicket victory.

Ashton Agar restricts Sydney Thunder at a below-par total

The toss went in favor of the Perth Scorchers, who elected to bowl first. The Sydney Thunder put up a total of 137/8 in their 20 overs. The standout performer for the Thunder was opener Alex Hales, who crafted a brilliant innings of 72 runs off 55 balls, featuring 4 fours and 5 sixes.

Despite Hales’ efforts, the Scorchers’ bowlers, spearheaded by Ashton Agar, managed to keep a tight leash on the scoring. Agar showcased his skill by taking 2 crucial wickets while conceding a mere 6 runs in his 4 overs. Cooper Connolly also played a significant role, claiming 3 wickets to restrict the Thunder to a modest total.

Zak Crawley drives Perth Scorchers to a crucial win

In response, the Perth Scorchers chased down the target with ease, finishing at 140/3 in 19.1 overs and securing a seven-wicket victory. Zak Crawley played a crucial innings, scoring 58 runs off 56 balls, supported by contributions from Josh Inglis and Aaron Hardie.

Nathan McAndrew was the most successful bowler for the Sydney Thunder, picking up 2 wickets for 27 runs in his 4 overs. The result also saw the Perth Scorchers further solidifying their second position in the BBL standings.

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Here is how Twitter reacted:

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