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Sydney Thunder opts to field first against Brisbane Heat

Sydney Thunder won the toss and elected to field against the Brisbane Heat in their must-win Big Bash League match at the Gabba.

Brisbane Heat have included veteran swing bowler Chris Swan for his domestic Twenty20 debut, replacing van der Merwe.

Heat will go into tonight’s clash with New Zealand internationals Dan Vettori and Brendon McCullum in their same line-up for the first time in the series.

Sydney Thunder have fast bowlers Nic Bills and Matthew Day making their debut. Tim Cruickshank comes in for Luke Butterworth.

Brisbane Heat: Matthew Hayden, Brendon McCullum (wk), Andrew Robinson, Daniel Christian, Peter Forrest (c), Chris Lynn, Daniel Vettori, Michael Neser, Nathan Hauritz, Chris Swan, Alister McDermott, Joe Burns (12th).

Sydney Thunder: Chris Gayle, Usman Khawaja, Tim Cruickshank, Ben Dunk (wk), Daniel Smith (c), Tim Armstrong, Sean Abbott, Matthew Day, Scott Coyte, Luke Doran, Nic Bills, Jason Floros (12th).

Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder – Scorecard

Scorecard of the KFC T20 Big Bash League clash between Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunder at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane.

Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder – Scorecard

Brisbane Heat 195/4 (20/20 ov), Sydney Thunder 104/6 (20.0/20 ov)

Result Brisbane Heat won by 91 runs

Man of the match Daniel Christian

Brisbane Heat innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
BB McCullum† c Abbott b Bills 6 7 1 0 85.71
ML Hayden c Doran b Coyte 6 6 1 0 100.00
AW Robinson c Abbott b Bills 25 16 3 2 156.25
DT Christian not out 75 47 5 4 159.57
PJ Forrest* c Day b Doran 33 27 1 1 122.22
CA Lynn not out 37 17 0 4 217.64
Extras (b 4, lb 2, w 7) 13
Total (4 wickets; 20 overs) 195 (9.75 runs per over)
Did not bat DL Vettori, MG Neser, NM Hauritz, CR Swan, AC McDermott
Fall of wickets 1-9 (McCullum, 1.4 ov), 2-14 (Hayden, 2.6 ov), 3-44 (Robinson, 5.5 ov), 4-124 (Forrest, 15.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
SJ Coyte 4 0 23 1 5.75 (2w)
ND Bills 4 0 44 2 11.00
SA Abbott 4 0 48 0 12.00
MR Day 2 0 25 0 12.50 (2w)
LA Doran 3 0 18 1 6.00 (1w)
CH Gayle 3 0 31 0 10.33 (2w)

Sydney Thunder innings (target: 196 runs from 20 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
UT Khawaja c †McCullum b Neser 37 36 6 0 102.77
CH Gayle c †McCullum b McDermott 0 1 0 0 0.00
TD Cruickshank c †McCullum b McDermott 0 4 0 0 0.00
BR Dunk† c Hayden b Swan 6 19 0 0 31.57
DLR Smith* c Neser b Christian 2 4 0 0 50.00
TJ Armstrong b Vettori 4 14 0 0 28.57
SA Abbott not out 22 22 1 1 100.00
MR Day not out 29 20 1 1 145.00
Extras (lb 1, w 3) 4
Total (6 wickets; 20 overs) 104 (5.20 runs per over)
Did not bat SJ Coyte, LA Doran, ND Bills
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Gayle, 1.1 ov), 2-4 (Cruickshank, 1.5 ov), 3-24 (Dunk, 6.5 ov), 4-27 (Smith, 7.6 ov), 5-34 (Armstrong, 11.1 ov), 6-54 (Khawaja, 14.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CR Swan 4 0 16 1 4.00
AC McDermott 4 1 25 2 6.25 (2w)
DT Christian 4 0 17 1 4.25 (1w)
MG Neser 4 0 22 1 5.50
DL Vettori 4 0 23 1 5.75


Toss Sydney Thunder won the toss and elected to field

Brisbane Heat: Matthew Hayden, Brendon McCullum (wk), Andrew Robinson, Daniel Christian, Peter Forrest (c), Chris Lynn, Daniel Vettori, Michael Neser, Nathan Hauritz, Chris Swan, Alister McDermott, Joe Burns (12th).

Sydney Thunder: Chris Gayle, Usman Khawaja, Tim Cruickshank, Ben Dunk (wk), Daniel Smith (c), Tim Armstrong, Sean Abbott, Matthew Day, Scott Coyte, Luke Doran, Nic Bills, Jason Floros (12th).

Umpires: Fry, SD (AUS), Ward, JD (AUS)

Third Umpire: Joshua, GC (AUS)

Match Refree: Burns, DJ (AUS)

Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers – Highlights

Watch video highlights of Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers from the KFC T20 Big Bash League at Stadium Australia, Sydney.

Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers Highlights

Perth Scorchers beat the Sydney Thunders by nine wickets to rise to the top of the Big Bash League table.

Perth spinner Brad Hogg took two wickets giving away only eight runs, while paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile finished with the exceptional figures of 3-9,.

Sydney Thunder bat first against Perth Scorchers

The Sydney Thunder won the toss and elected to bat against the Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League match at ANZ Stadium on Wednesday.

West Indies big-hitter Chris Gayle, coming off a last-up duck, will open Thunder’s innings with dumped Australian Test batsman Usman Khawaja.

Trent Copeland is making his debut tonight for the Sydney Thunder, while the exciting Herschelle Gibbs hasn’t been named in the line up for the Perth Scorcher as he has a bruised heel.

Joshua Lalor will carry the drinks for the visitors, while Matthew Day was named 12th man for the Thunder.

The Perth Scorchers can go top of the Table with a win here tonight, while the Sydney Thunder will be desperate for a win in order to stay in touch with the top four.

Sydney Thunder: Chris Gayle, Usman Khawaja, Daniel Smith, Ben Dunk, Jason Floros, Luke Butterworth, Sean Abbott, Tim Armstrong, Scott Coyte, Luke Doran, Trent Copeland, Matthew Day (12th).

Perth Scorchers: Marcus North (c), Luke Ronchi (wk), Mitchell Marsh, Simon Katich, Paul Collingwood, Tom Beaton, Nathan Rimmington, Brad Hogg, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben Edmondson, Michael Beer, Liam Davis (12th).

Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers – Scorecard

Scorecard of the KFC T20 Big Bash League clash between Sydney Thunder and Perth Scorchers at Stadium Australia, Sydney.

Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers – Scorecard

Sydney Thunder 99 (19.2/20 ov), Perth Scorchers 103/1 (14.1/20 ov)

Result Perth Scorchers won by 9 wickets (with 35 balls remaining)

Sydney Thunder R B 4s 6s SR
UT Khawaja c †Ronchi b Coulter-Nile 8 8 1 0 100.00
CH Gayle c †Ronchi b Coulter-Nile 20 16 2 1 125.00
DLR Smith* c Marsh b Coulter-Nile 6 10 1 0 60.00
BR Dunk† run out (Rimmington) 13 19 0 0 68.42
JS Floros b Hogg 4 10 0 0 40.00
LR Butterworth run out (Hogg) 5 11 0 0 45.45
TJ Armstrong c Katich b Rimmington 25 25 0 2 100.00
SA Abbott b Hogg 0 1 0 0 0.00
SJ Coyte run out (Coulter-Nile) 12 11 2 0 109.09
TA Copeland run out (Coulter-Nile) 1 3 0 0 33.33
LA Doran not out 1 2 0 0 50.00
Extras (lb 1, w 3) 4
Total (all out; 19.2 overs) 99 (5.12 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-17 (Khawaja, 3.1 ov), 2-34 (Gayle, 5.2 ov), 3-35 (Smith, 5.6 ov), 4-42 (Floros, 8.4 ov), 5-51 (Butterworth, 10.6 ov), 6-63 (Dunk, 13.6 ov), 7-64 (Abbott, 14.3 ov), 8-97 (Coyte, 18.2 ov), 9-97 (Armstrong, 18.3 ov), 10-99 (Copeland, 19.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
NJ Rimmington 4 0 19 1 4.75
BM Edmondson 3.2 0 21 0 6.30 (1w)
NM Coulter-Nile 3 0 9 3 3.00
MR Marsh 1 0 12 0 12.00
GB Hogg 4 1 8 2 2.00 (1w)
MA Beer 4 0 29 0 7.25 (1w)

Perth Scorchers  (target: 100 runs from 20 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
L Ronchi† b Coyte 0 2 0 0 0.00
MJ North* not out 38 25 1 1 152.00
MR Marsh not out 64 58 1 5 110.34
Extras (w 1) 1
Total (1 wicket; 14.1 overs) 103 (7.27 runs per over)
Did not bat PD Collingwood, SM Katich, TM Beaton, NJ Rimmington, NM Coulter-Nile, GB Hogg, MA Beer, BM Edmondson
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Ronchi, 0.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
SJ Coyte 3.1 0 19 1 6.00
LA Doran 4 0 14 0 3.50
CH Gayle 1 0 7 0 7.00
SA Abbott 1 0 11 0 11.00
JS Floros 2 0 22 0 11.00 (1w)
TA Copeland 2 0 20 0 10.00
LR Butterworth 1 0 10 0 10.00


Toss Sydney Thunder, who chose to bat

Man of the match NM Coulter-Nile (Perth Scorchers)

Sydney Thunder: Chris Gayle, Usman Khawaja, Daniel Smith, Ben Dunk, Jason Floros, Luke Butterworth, Sean Abbott, Tim Armstrong, Scott Coyte, Luke Doran, Trent Copeland, Matthew Day (12th)

Perth Scorchers: Marcus North (c), Luke Ronchi (wk), Mitchell Marsh, Simon Katich, Paul Collingwood, Tom Beaton, Nathan Rimmington, Brad Hogg, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben Edmondson, Michael Beer, Liam Davis (12th)

Umpires: Abood, GA (AUS), Martell, MD (AUS)

Third Umpire: Kumutat, MG (AUS)

Match Refree: Marshall, PL (AUS)

Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder – Scorecard

Scorecard of the KFC T20 Big Bash League clash between Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder at Stadium Australia, Sydney.

Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder – Scorecard

Sydney Sixers 117/7 (16/16 ov), Sydney Thunder 29/4 (5.3/5.3 ov, target 47)

Result Sydney Sixers won by 17 runs (D/L method)

Sydney Sixers (16 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
MJ Lumb c †Dunk b Butterworth 15 14 1 1 107.14
MC Henriques c Butterworth b Abbott 20 23 1 0 86.95
NJ Maddinson c Butterworth b Edwards 3 7 0 0 42.85
SPD Smith* c Khawaja b Gayle 3 4 0 0 75.00
BJ Rohrer c Coyte b Abbott 38 24 4 1 158.33
DJ Thornely run out (Doran/†Dunk) 0 0 0 0
PM Nevill† not out 24 16 1 1 150.00
IA Moran b Coyte 1 3 0 0 33.33
B Lee not out 6 6 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 2, lb 1, w 3, nb 1) 7
Total (7 wickets; 16 overs) 117 (7.31 runs per over)
Did not bat MA Starc, SCG MacGill
Fall of wickets 1-24 (Lumb, 3.6 ov), 2-41 (Maddinson, 6.5 ov), 3-42 (Henriques, 7.2 ov), 4-47 (Smith, 8.3 ov), 5-47 (Thornely, 8.5 ov), 6-95 (Rohrer, 13.5 ov), 7-97 (Moran, 14.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
FH Edwards 4 0 21 1 5.25 (1w)
LA Doran 1 0 6 0 6.00
LR Butterworth 3 0 31 1 10.33
SJ Coyte 3 0 21 1 7.00 (1nb, 2w)
SA Abbott 2 0 17 2 8.50
CH Gayle 3 0 18 1 6.00

Sydney Thunder (target: 47 runs from 5.3 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
UT Khawaja not out 11 16 2 0 68.75
CH Gayle c Maddinson b Lee 0 6 0 0 0.00
DLR Smith* lbw b Starc 0 1 0 0 0.00
BR Dunk† b Starc 0 1 0 0 0.00
JS Floros b Starc 15 10 3 0 150.00
Extras (lb 1, w 1, nb 1) 3
Total (4 wickets; 5.3 overs) 29 (5.27 runs per over)
Did not bat LR Butterworth, SA Abbott, TJ Armstrong, SJ Coyte, LA Doran, FH Edwards
Fall of wickets 1-12 (Gayle, 2.4 ov), 2-12 (Smith, 3.1 ov), 3-12 (Dunk, 3.2 ov), 4-29 (Floros, 5.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
B Lee 3 1 11 1 3.66 (1w)
MA Starc 2.3 0 17 3 6.80 (1nb)


Toss Sydney Sixers, who chose to bat

Sydney Thunder: Chris Gayle (c), Usman Khawaja, Daniel Smith, Ben Dunk (wk), Luke Butterworth, Jason Floros, Sean Abbott, Tim Armstrong, Scott Coyte, Luke Doran, Fidel Edwards, Matthew Day (12th).

Sydney Sixers: Moises Henriques, Michael Lumb, Nic Maddinson, Steven Smith (c), Ben Rohrer, Dominic Thornely, Peter Nevill (wk), Ian Moran, Brett Lee, Mitchell Starc, Stuart MacGill, Scott Henry (12th).

Umpires BNJ Oxenford and PR Reiffel

TV umpire GA Abood

Match referee RW Stratford

Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder – Toss

Sydney Thunder have won the toss and elected to bat against Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League match at the Bellerive Oval, Hobart, Australia.

No changes for either team from their last matches. These are the two top teams on the ladder at the moment and a win for either is of extreme importance.

Hobart Hurricanes: Jonathan Wells, Phil Jaques, Travis Birt, Owais Shah, Tom Triffit (wk), Rhett Lockyear, Matt Johnston, Jason Krejza, Naved-ul-Hasan, Xavier Doherty (c), Ben Laughlin, Michael Hogan (12th).

Sydney Thunder: Chris Gayle, Daniel Smith, Usman Khawaja, Tim Cruickshank, Ben Dunk, Luke Butterworth, Jason Floros, Sean Abbott, Scott Coyte, Luke Doran, Fidel Edwards, Matthew Day (12th).