Week Six Review (KFC BBL)
Week Six of the BBL was an interesting one. There were six fascinating games that were extremely exciting for the neutral spectator. There were plenty of big sixes as well as many misses.
Renegades v Strikers Review
Head and Ingram stole the show for the Strikers, both posting half centuries. Bravo was the stand out for the Renegades with the bowl taking two wickets. For the Renegades with the bat Hodge made thirty runs without being dismissed. Stanlake, Laughlin and Khan each took two wickets for the Strikers with the bowl. The Strikers won by twenty-six runs.
Sixers v Stars Review
For the Stars Maxwell showed why he should be considered for national selection with eighty-four runs. Brathwaite was a stand out for the Sixers with the bowl taking two wickets. Denly and Maddinson both posted half centuries for the Sixers with the bat, helping the Sixers to a five wicket victory, while Hastings and Gulbis each took two wickets for the Stars.
Thunder v Renegades Review
Harris led the way for the Renegades with a classy half century. Richardson took four wickets with the bowl to contribute to a nine run victory for the Renegades.
Scorchers v Strikers Review
Weathereld was a stand out for the Strikers with the bat, posting a half century. Kelly, Richardson and Bresnan each took two wickets for the Scorchers. Voges and Bancroft led the Scorchers to a four wicket victory, while Khan led the way with three wickets for the Strikers.
Stars v Hurricanes Review
Christian was the main contributor for the Hurricanes with the bat posting a half century. Captain, Hastings, led the way for the Stars with the bowl claiming two wickets. Pietersen stole the show with a quick fire forty-six with the bat for the Stars, helping the Stars to victory by three wickets.
Heat v Renegades Review
Harris, Short and Cooper all contributed to the Renegades posting a more than respectable one hundred and eighty seven runs for the loss of just three wickets. In reply five Heat batsmen scored more than twenty runs, while for the Renegades with the bowl Richardson took four wickets and Bravo and Tremain took three each.