Week 6 My Review (KFC BBL 2019/20)
Week 6 of the Big Bash was an engrossing one to watch as there were many games that were entertaining. Plenty was as stake with finals positions to be decided. There was a total of 11 games in 7 days in Week 6 of the KFC BBL 2019/20. Find out what occurred!
Monday January 20th
Sixers v Stars
The Sixers proved that the Stars aren’t indestructible as they defeated the Stars by 21 runs with the Duckworth/Lewis method of deciding the result utilised with the game reduced to 14 overs per team due to rain hampering the game. Sixers Captain Moises Henriques led from the front with 72 runs off just 31 balls.
Scorchers v Thunder
The Thunder did reasonably well to reach 153 runs for the loss of 5 wickets, which was a reasonable total, but wasn’t enough to claim a win with the Scorchers winning with 8 wickets remaining thanks to an opening partnership of 136 runs.
Tuesday January 21st
Renegades v Hurricanes
This game was a classic with the game going down to the wire. The Hurricanes reached 190 runs for the loss of 3 wickets, which appeared to be an insurmountable total to surpass for the Renegades. The Renegades came close to reaching the target set, losing by just 4 runs!
Wednesday January 22nd
Strikers v Stars
The Strikers proved that the Stars have vulnerabilities with an 11-run victory over a Stars team that lost their 2nd consecutive game. For the Strikers, Jonathan Wells was the standout with the bat with 55 not out, while Peter Siddle took 4 wickets when it was the Strikers turn to ball.
Thursday January 23rd
Heat v Sixers
The Sixers won this game comprehensively thanks to a quality bowling display due to all 5 bowlers taking at least 1 wicket. The Sixers won the game easily; they reached the target set with 8 wickets in hand.
Friday January 24th
Hurricanes v Thunder
The Hurricanes had an easy victory over a disappointing Thunder team. The standout was D’Arcy Short who took 5 wickets. The Hurricanes won the game by 57 runs.
Scorchers v Strikers
The Strikers had a narrow win over the Scorchers. The standout for the Strikers with the bowl was Wes Agar who took 3 wickets to help them win the game by 16 runs.
Saturday January 25th
Sixers v Renegades
The Renegades managed to lose the game even though their Captain Aaron Finch managed to score a century. Tom Curran took 3 wickets for the Sixers. They won the game with 7 wickets in hand.
Stars v Heat
AB de Villiers produced an outstanding innings scoring 71 runs off just 37 balls to show why the Heat signed him. With the bowl Mitchell Swepson was the hero taking 3 wickets. The Heat were victorious by 71 runs.
Sunday January 26th
Thunder v Scorchers
The Scorchers lost a game that was decided by the Duckworth/Lewis method by 7 wickets, which means that there’s a good chance that they will miss the finals.
Strikers v Hurricanes
Matthew Wade was the standout with 130 runs off 61 balls. The Hurricanes reached an impressive 217 runs for the loss of 1 wicket. In reply the Strikers nearly reached the target set losing the game by just 10 runs.