Facts and Figures
Average Score Batting 1st: 155.75 runs per team.
Average Wickets Taken Bowling 1st: 5.5 wickets per team.
Average Games Won Batting 1st: Two out of four games were won by teams batting 1st; that’s an average of 50%.
BBL Week Eight (In a Nutshell): The games played in Week 8 of BBL 10 were close. Hopefully, the entertainment continues in the finals of BBL 10.
Monday- 25/01/2021 (Only Game)
Adelaide Strikers (4 for 115 from 14 Overs- Batting 1st) v Sydney Thunder (1 for 116 from 12.1/14 Overs- Batting 2nd)
Thunder May be Contenders!
Facts and Figures: The game was restricted to 14 overs. The Thunder won by 9 wickets with 11 balls remaining.
Pivotal Moment: The dismissal of Alex Carey for 2 runs.
Adelaide Strikers Game Changer: Jake Weatherald
Sydney Thunder Game Changer: Alex Hales
Tuesday- 26/01/2021 (Game One of Three)
Brisbane Heat (7 for 181- Batting 1st) v Perth Scorchers (6 for 175- Batting 2nd)
Heat Scrape in tight Win over the ScorchersFacts and Figures:
The Heat won by 6 runs.
Pivotal Moment: The dismissal of Liam Livingstone, which was the 1st wicket the Scorchers lost. The score was on 53 at that stage.
Brisbane Heat Game Changer: Marnus Labuschagne
Perth Scorchers Game Changer: Mitch Marsh
Tuesday- 26/01/2021 (Game Two of Three)
Melbourne Renegades (5 for 150- Batting 1st) v Hobart Hurricanes (9 for 139- Batting 2nd)
Renegades Too Good for Hurricanes
Facts and Figures: The Renegades won by 11 runs. It was just their 4th win in 14 games in BBL 10.
Pivotal Moment: The 1st wicket that the Renegades, which was the dismissal of Matthew Wade.
Melbourne Renegades Game Changer: Zak Evans
Hobart Hurricanes Game Changer: Riley Meredith
Tuesday- 26/01/2021 (Game Three of Three)
Melbourne Stars (6 for 177- Batting 1st) v Sydney Sixers (5 for 180 from 19.5 Overs- Batting 2nd)
Sixers Too Strong
Facts and Figures: The Sixers won by 5 wickets with 1 ball remaining.
Pivotal Moment: Marcus Stoinis was dismissed when the score was 0 for 18.
Melbourne Stars Game Changer: Glenn Maxwell
Sydney Sixers Game Changers: Ben Dwarshuis, Daniel Christian