Nathan McCullum helps Sixers to Big Bash win

New Zealand all-rounder Nathan McCullum helped the Sydney Sixers crush the Adelaide Strikers by 64 runs in the Australian Big Bash League.

McCullum, who  joined the Sydney Sixers as a replacement for fellow international player Dwayne Bravo, hit 20 with the ball and then took two for eight with the ball in a brilliant debut performance.

The Sixers made 151 for eight batting first and then bundled out the Strikers for the lowest BBL score of 87.

Moises Henriques top scored for the Sixers with 42 from 37 balls, while spinner Steve O’Keeffe claimed the impressive figures of 3-20.

Aiden Blizzard (27 from 21 balls) was the only of Adelaide’s top six batsmen into double-figures, with Adam Crosthwaite the second-highest scorer with 13.

The the Sixers now sit in third place on the ladder and are now odds on favourites to make the semi-finals.

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