Big crowd in at the WACA for the KFC Big Bash clash between the Perth Scorchers and Sydney Thunder. Photo: Instagram: spaceman_au
The Perth Scorchers have defeated the Sydney Thunder by 50 runs in front of 20,220 fans at the WACA.
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1st Innings: Perth Scorchers 4/177 after 20 overs.
The Sydney Thunder need 178 runs for victory as they chase their first win of the BBL06 season. Scorchers skipper Adam Voges had to retire due to injury and will not take any further part in the match, Michael Klinger will take up the reins as captain. The Scorchers posted a good score with an even spread of runs, Klinger (38), Bell (45) and Mitch Marsh (44*) all contributing. Last seasons reigning champions the Sydney Thunder will be desperate to put on a good showing as they chase their first win of the season.
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The Sydney Thunder have won the toss and have elected to bowl.
The KFC Big Bash continues at the WACA tonight with the Perth Scorchers playing host to the Sydney Thunder in a New Years Day blockbuster.
Perth Scorchers Squad
Bell, S Marsh, Klinger, Voges, M Marsh, Turner, Whiteman, Willey, Johnson, Tye, Richardson
Sydney Thunder Sqaud
Patterson, Gibson, Watson, Morgan, Rohrer, Lenton, Green, Cummins, Russell, McKay, Ahmed