BBL 10 (Week One- Hits and Misses)

Facts and Figures

Average Score Batting 1st: 163.5 runs per team.
Average Wickets Taken Bowling 1st: 7.5 wickets per team.
Average Games Won Batting 1st: Four of six games were won by teams batting 1st; that’s an average of 66.66% of teams!
BBL Week One (In a Nutshell): There was a mix of close games and one sided ones in the 1st week of BBL 10.

Thursday (Only Game)

Hobart Hurricanes (8 for 178- Batting 1st) v Sydney Sixers (6 for 162- Batting 2nd)
Sixers Throw Away Golden Opportunity!
Facts and Figures: The Hurricanes were victorious by 16 runs, despite being 2 for 4 when batting 1st.
Pivotal Moment: James Faulkner removed James Vince for 67 runs, LBW. From then on, the game swung. Remarkably, the Sixers failed to win despite being 1 for 118 at one stage!
Hobart Hurricanes Game Changer: James Faulkner
Sydney Sixers Game Changer: James Vince

Friday (Only Game)

Melbourne Stars (4 for 129- Batting 2nd) (v Brisbane Heat (125 All Out- Batting 1st)
Stars Force Heat to be as Cold as Ice!
Facts and Figures: The Stars won by six wickets with 17 balls remaining in their innings!
Pivotal Moment: The Heat were 3 for 71 and looking to post at least 140 runs to 150. That’s until Heat Captain Chris Lynn was removed. It was clearly the turning point in the game.
Melbourne Stars Game Changer: Nathan Coulter-Nile
Brisbane Heat Game Changer: Tom Cooper

Saturday (Game One of Two)

Melbourne Stars (8 for 169- Batting 1st) v Sydney Thunder (9 for 147- Batting 2nd)
Stars Shine Brightly!
Facts and Figures: The Stars were victorious by 22 runs. Their depth proved too much for the
Pivotal Moment: Callum Ferguson was out, meaning the Thunder score was 3 for 115 after 14.5 overs. Liam Hatcher got the 1st of his 3 wickets, which was when he took the pivotal wicket of Ferguson.
Melbourne Stars Game Changer: Liam Hatcher
Sydney Thunder Game Changer: Callum Ferguson

Saturday (Game Two of Two)

Melbourne Renegades (3 for 131- Batting 2nd) v Perth Scorchers (130 All Out- Batting 1st)
Scorchers Left Embarrassed as Renegades Too Good!
Facts and Figures: The Renegades cruised to a seven wicket win with 21 balls remaining!
Pivotal Moment: Ashton Turner was removed for 24 runs off 16 balls. He was run out by Sam Harper, which made the Scorchers 4 for 58 from 7.2 overs.
Melbourne Renegades Game Changer: Josh Lalor
Perth Scorchers Game Changer: Jhye Richardson

Sunday (Game One of Two)

Adelaide Strikers (9 for 163- Batting 2nd) v Hobart Hurricanes (5 for 174- Batting 1st)
Strikers Gave Hurricanes a Thunderous Fright
Facts and Figures: The Hurricanes won what should have been a comfortable win by just 11 runs.
Pivotal Moment: James Faulkner of the Hurricanes removed Matt Renshaw for 33 runs to make the Strikers score, 7 for 78.
Adelaide Strikers Game Changer: Daniel Worrall
Hobart Hurricanes Game Changer: James Faulkner

Sunday (Game Two of Two)

Sydney Sixers (4 for 205- Batting 1st) v Melbourne Renegades (All Out 60- Batting 2nd)
Sixers Absolutely Annihilate the Renegades
Facts and Figures: The Sixers won by an unfathomable, 145 runs.
Pivotal Moment: Steve O’Keefe removed Shaun Marsh, which made the Renegades score, 5 for 38.
Sydney Sixers Game Changer: Josh Philippe
Melbourne Renegades Game Changer: None





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