BBL 2018/19: Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat, 21st Match - Report

BBL 2018/19: Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat, 21st Match – Report

BBL 2018/19, Brisbane Heat, Perth Scorchers

Yet another one-sided game took place in the Big Bash League (BBL 2018/19). Brisbane Heat convincingly thrashed the home team Perth Scorchers in the 21st Game of the tournament. It was a collective team effort, which did the trick for Brisbane Heat.

Mujeeb ur Rahman delivers for Brisbane Heat:

Initially, it was Brisbane, who won the toss and chose to bowl first. Accepting the task, Perth got a 56-run opening partnership from Cameron Bancroft and Michael Klinger. But, what comes as good news for Heat was that both openers played with a below-par striker rate.

BBL 2018/19, Brisbane Heat, Perth Scorchers

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Both failed to convert their knocks into big scores, which kept the pressure on the middle-order department. However, Ashton Turner once again showed his incredible batting skills to push the side to a decent total.

The flamboyant batsman knocked 47 to put 135 runs on the board, Earlier, Mujeeb picked up a couple of wickets by giving away just 10 runs in his 4-over quota. And also, Ben Cutting picked up a couple.

Chris Lynn, Ben Cutting finishes:

In reply, Brisbane got early jolts as Brendon McCullum and Max Byrant failed to get the decent scores on the board. However, quite unlike him, Chris Lynn played a run-a-ball knock to shoulder his side towards the target.

Though he lost his wicket in the middle of the chase, Ben Cutting gave the much-needed fire boost in the chase to make things happen for Brisbane Heat. In between, Joe Burns and Renshaw also chipped in with decent scores.

Nathan Coulter-Nile was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets while Jhye Richardson and Jason Behrenforff picked up each wicket.

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Brief Scores:

Perth Scorchers – 135/6 (Ashton Turner 47, Mujeeb 2/10)

Brisbane Heat – 139/5 (Chris Lynn 33, Cutting 26*, Coulter-Nile 3/25)

Brisbane Heat won by 5 wickets against Perth Scorchers