BBL 10 (Week Five- Hits and Misses)

Facts and Figures

Average Score Batting 1st: 167.7 runs per team.
Average Wickets Taken Bowling 1st: 6.3 wickets per team.
Average Games Won Batting 1stSix of nine games were won by teams batting 1st; that’s an average of 66.66% (Exactly two-thirds)
BBL Week One (In a Nutshell): Again, there was a mix of close games and one sided ones in week five of BBL 10.

Monday- 4/01/2021 (Game One of Two)

Melbourne Stars (6 for 183- Batting 1st) v Hobart Hurricanes (6 for 173- Batting 2nd)
Stars Claim Win in High Scoring Tussle!
Facts and Figures: The Stars won the game by 10 runs. They did extremely well to win the game.
Pivotal Moment: Ben McDermott was dismissed for 91 runs by Liam Hatcher. McDermott was dismissed with an over left, which meant the Hurricanes needed 21 runs in the final over.
Melbourne Stars Game Changer: Marcus Stoinis
Hobart Hurricanes Game Changer: Ben McDermott

Monday- 4/01/2021 (Game Two of Two)

Sydney Thunder (8 for 174- Batting 1st) v Brisbane Heat (5 for 175 from 19.1 Overs- Batting 2nd)
Heat Too Good for the Thunder
Facts and Figures: The Heat won by 5 wickets with 5 balls remaining.
Pivotal Moment: Alex Hales was dismissed by Mujeeb Ur Rahman, which made the Thunder score 2 for 77. They could’ve scored more had Hales not get out.
Sydney Thunder Game Changer: Alex Hales
Perth Scorchers Game Changer: Joe Burns

Tuesday- 5/01/2021 (Only Game)

Melbourne Renegades (111 All Out from 19.1 Overs- Batting 2nd) v Adelaide Strikers (5 for 177- Batting 1st)
Strikers Add to Renegades Woes!
Facts and Figures: The Strikers won by 60 runs.
Pivotal Moment: Sam Harper was dismissed for 31 runs by Danny Briggs. That made the Renegades score, 2 for 67.
Melbourne Renegades Game Changer: Imad Wasim
Adelaide Strikers Game Changer: Jake Weatherald

Wednesday- 6/01/2021 (Only Game) 

Perth Scorchers (4 for 183- Batting 1st) v Sydney Sixers (97 All Out from 16.4 Overs- Batting 2nd)
Scorchers Obliterate Sixers!
Facts and Figures: The Scorchers win the game convincingly; by 86 runs to be exact.
Pivotal Moment: Josh Philippe was dismissed early on. He has arguably been their most important player in BBL 10.
Perth Scorchers Game Changer: Mitchell Marsh
Adelaide Strikers Game Changer: Jack Edwards

Thursday- 7/01/2021 (Game One of Two)

Hobart Hurricanes (8 for 128- Batting 2nd) v Sydney Thunder (5 for 167- Batting 1st)
The Hurricanes Get Outplayed!
Facts and Figures: The Thunder won by 39 runs.
Pivotal Moment: Dismissing Ben McDermott made the Hurricanes 2 for 43.
Hobart Hurricanes Game Changer: D’Arcy Short
Sydney Thunder Game Changer: Nathan McAndrew

Thursday- 7/01/2021 (Game Two of Two)

Brisbane Heat (3 for 115 from 10 Overs- Batting 1st) v Melbourne Stars (5 for 111 from 10 Overs- Batting 2nd)
The Heat Show they may still be a Finals Prospect!
Facts and Figures: The Heat won by 17 runs based on the Duckworth/Lewis method of determining a result.
Pivotal Moment: When Marcus Stoinis was dismissed for 31 runs it made the Stars score 4 for 66.
Brisbane Heat Game Changer: Chris Lynn
Melbourne Stars Game Changer: Marcus Stoinis

Friday- 8/01/2021 (Only Game)

Adelaide Strikers (7 for 177- Batting 1st) v Melbourne Renegades (4 for 178 from 19.5 Overs- Batting 2nd)
The Renegades get Rare Win!
Facts and Figures: The Renegades won by 6 wickets with 1 ball remaining!
Pivotal Moment: Alex Carey was dismissed by Imad Wasim, when Carey had scored 42 runs. Consequently, the Strikers score was 2 for 136.
Adelaide Strikers Game Changer: Rashid Khan
Melbourne Renegades Game Changer: Mohammad Nabi

Saturday- 9/01/2021 (Only Game)

Perth Scorchers (6 for 185- Batting 1st) v Sydney Thunder (168 All Out- Batting 2nd)
The Scorchers Claim what could Prove to be a Critical Win!
Facts and Figures: The Scorchers won the game by 17 runs.
Pivotal Moment: Sam Billings was bowled out by Andrew Tye when Billings has scored 83 runs.
Perth Scorchers Game Changer: Jhye Richardson
Sydney Thunder Game Changer: Sam Billings

Sunday- 10/01/2021 (Only Game)

Sydney Sixers (7 for 152- Batting 2nd) v Brisbane Heat (148 All Out- Batting 1st)
Christian gets the Sixers over the Line!
Facts and Figures: The Sixers snuck home with a 3 wicket win.
Pivotal Moment: Daniel Christian hit the winning runs off the last ball that the Sixers faced.
Sydney Sixers Game Changer: Daniel Christian
Brisbane Heat Game Changer: Majeeb Ur Rahman

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