In the 24th match of BBL 2021-22, Sydney Thunder defeated Perth Scorchers, Sam Billings named Player of the Match
The victory chariot of Perth Scorchers finally stopped in Big Bash League 2021-22. Sydney Thunder defeated Perth by 34 runs on Tuesday, winning 6 consecutive matches. Batting first, Sydney Thunder scored 200 runs, in response Perth’s team was bundled out for 166 runs.
Sam Billings contributed significantly to the victory of Sydney Thunder and he also became the player of the match. This England batsman played an innings of 67 runs in just 35 balls. Billings hit 10 fours and 2 sixes in his innings. His strike rate was more than 191.
Jason Sangha also played an unbeaten 56 off 46 balls for Sydney Thunder. Sangha hit 5 fours in his innings. Sangha shared a 113-run partnership with Billings for the third wicket.
Chasing a big target of 201 runs, the top order of the team of Perth Scorchers collapsed like a pack of cards. Wicketkeeper Josh Inglis got out on the first ball. Mitchell Marsh could also make only 6 runs in 10 balls. Curtis Patterson scored 10 runs. Colin Munro played an unbeaten 64 off 43 balls. Andrew Tye also scored 44 runs in 25 balls but both the batsmen could not avoid the team’s defeat.