Adelaide Strikers Men 9-143 ( 20.0 ) overs
Sydney Thunder Men: 7-151 ( 20.0 ) overs
Sydney Thunder win by 8 runs
Toss - Adelaide Strikers won the toss and elected to bowl.
Batsmens
R
B
4S
6S
SR
1
2
0
0
50
3
3
0
0
100
Bowler
O
M
R
W
Econ
4.0
0
26
3
6.50
Man of the Match
Alex Hales
Commentry
In over# 20
Runs : 4 Bowler: Chris Morris Wickets : 1
Over 20. 4 runs. Bowler: Chris Morris. Adelaide Strikers: 9-143(rr 7.15)
19.6
1
Chris Morris to Wes Agar. Length ball, outside off stump backing away driving, to mid off for 1 run, fielded by Doggett. That single gives Sydney Thunder the win! Superb bowling display by Sams and co to get the win to send them to the semi-final where they will face Melbourne Stars. Hales the winner of player of the match, looking back his innings was incredible compared with the other good innings' played.
19.5
.
Chris Morris to Wes Agar. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Lenton.
19.4
2
Chris Morris to Wes Agar. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to mid on for 2 runs, fielded by Hales.
19.3
1
Chris Morris to Billy Stanlake. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot driving, to mid on for 1 run, fielded by Doggett, fielded by Hales.
19.2
.
Chris Morris to Billy Stanlake. Yorker, down leg side on the back foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Morris.
19.1
W
OUT! Caught. Chris Morris to Jonathan Wells. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, outside edge in the air uncontrolled to wicketkeeper, by Lenton. Wells gone! The big wicket! He feathers one to the keeper and now Stanlake comes in with 13 required off the last five balls.
In over# 19
Runs : 5 Bowler: Daniel Sams Wickets : 2
Over 19. 5 runs. Bowler: Daniel Sams. Adelaide Strikers: 8-139(rr 7.32)
18.6
1
Daniel Sams to Jonathan Wells. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot Steer, to cover for 1 run, fielded by Ferguson.
18.5
2
Daniel Sams to Jonathan Wells. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, in the air under control to deep cover for 2 runs, fielded by Tremain.
18.4
W
OUT! Caught. Daniel Sams to Peter Siddle. Slower length ball, outside off stump backing away driving, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to mid off, by Hales. Siddle out! The slower ball again gets the wicket, Sams on fire here, only two off the over so far and two wickets taken, incredible death bowling.
18.3
1
Daniel Sams to Jonathan Wells. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pulling, in the air under control to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Nair.
18.2
W
OUT! Caught. Daniel Sams to Michael Neser. Slower length ball, outside off stump moves in front Slog, top edge in the air uncontrolled to short fine leg, by Nair. Neser out! Another slower ball from Sams, he pick up another wicket. And now the pressure is back on the Strikers, Sams has finished his four after this over though, so the Strikers do have a chance.
18.1
1
Daniel Sams to Jonathan Wells. Slower length ball, to leg on the front foot driving, to cover for 1 run, fielded by Ferguson.
In over# 18
Runs : 27 Bowler: Chris Tremain Wickets : 0
Over 18. 16 runs. Bowler: Chris Tremain. Adelaide Strikers: 6-134(rr 7.44)
17.6
1
Chris Tremain to Jonathan Wells. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Ross.
17.5
1
Chris Tremain to Michael Neser. Length ball, wide outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to short third man for 1 run, fielded by Doggett.
17.4
4
FOUR! Chris Tremain to Michael Neser. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. This time Neser pounds one through the leg-side, 14 off this over so far with still two balls remaining.
17.4
4
Wide Chris Tremain to Michael Neser. Length ball, wide outside off stump moves in front Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for 1 run, fielded by Lenton.
17.3
2
Chris Tremain to Michael Neser. Length ball, outside off stump moves in front driving, to long on for 2 runs, fielded by Hales.
17.2
4
FOUR! Chris Tremain to Michael Neser. Back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. After three wides at the start of the over Tremain manages to pitch one on the wicket, Neser crunches this one through cover and the pressure is back on Sydney.
17.2
4
Wide Chris Tremain to Michael Neser. Length ball, wide outside off stump moves in front Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for 1 run, fielded by Lenton.
17.2
6
Wide Chris Tremain to Michael Neser. Length ball, wide outside off stump moves in front driving, missed to wicketkeeper for 1 run, fielded by Lenton.
17.1
.
Chris Tremain to Michael Neser. Slower length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, bottom edge to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Lenton.
17.1
1
Wide Chris Tremain to Michael Neser. Length ball, wide outside off stump on the back foot cutting, missed to wicketkeeper for 1 run, fielded by Lenton.
In over# 17
Runs : 2 Bowler: Chris Morris Wickets : 1
Over 17. 2 runs. Bowler: Chris Morris. Adelaide Strikers: 6-118(rr 6.94)
16.6
.
Chris Morris to Jonathan Wells. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Lenton.
16.5
1
Chris Morris to Michael Neser. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to point for 1 run, fielded by Khawaja.
16.4
.
Chris Morris to Michael Neser. Seaming in back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Lenton.
16.3
W
OUT! L.B.W. Chris Morris to Matt Short. Seaming in back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to silly point. LBW! The first bit of movement for the seamer and Short is trapped in front for a four ball duck. Wells the only chance the Strikers have of winning this one, this run rate is going up rapidly now, over 10 per over needed.
16.2
.
Chris Morris to Matt Short. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot flick, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Cook.
16.1
1
Chris Morris to Jonathan Wells. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Nair.
In over# 16
Runs : 1 Bowler: Jono Cook Wickets : 1
Over 16. 1 run. Bowler: Jono Cook. Adelaide Strikers: 5-116(rr 7.25)
15.6
.
Jono Cook to Matt Short. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Cook.
15.5
.
Jono Cook to Matt Short. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Cook.
15.4
1
Jono Cook to Jonathan Wells. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run.
15.3
.
Jono Cook to Jonathan Wells. Leg spinner length ball, to leg on the front foot working, hit pad to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Lenton.
15.2
W
OUT! Caught (Sub). Jono Cook to Rashid Khan. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to deep mid wicket. Khan out, two ball duck and the Strikers are suffering a mini collapse. Slog-sweep not timed well and the sub fielder takes the catch on the boundary, the Strikers have it all to do now.
15.1
.
Jono Cook to Rashid Khan. Leg spinner back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Cook.
Adelaide Strikers Men: 9-143 ( 20.0 ) overs
Sydney Thunder Men 7-151 ( 20.0 ) overs
Toss - Adelaide Strikers won the toss and elected to bowl.
Sydney Thunder win by 8 runs
RR : 0
CRR : 7.15
Batsmen
R
B
4S
SR
U Khawaja

b: Neser

15
13
3
115.38
A Hales

c: Siddle b: Khan

59
35
6
168.57
C Ferguson

lbw: Siddle

1
5
0
20
A Ross

c: Wells b: Head

12
20
0
60
A Nair

run out (Siddle)

18
18
0
100
C Morris

c: Carey b: Agar

21
14
1
150
D Sams

b: Siddle

10
10
0
100
J Lenton

not out

6
4
0
150
C Tremain

not out

3
1
0
300
Not bat : Jono Cook,Brendan Doggett
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
3.0
0
32
0
10.67
4.0
0
21
1
5.25
4.0
0
21
2
5.25
4.0
0
43
1
10.75
4.0
0
24
1
6.00
1.0
0
9
1
9.00
Batsmen
R
B
4S
SR
J Weatherald

c: Ferguson b: Tremain

18
14
3
128.57
P Salt

c: Hales b: Sams

5
4
1
125
T Head

b: Cook

32
23
4
139.13
A Carey

run out (Ferguson)

28
32
2
87.5
J Wells

c: Lenton b: Morris

34
27
3
125.93
R Khan

c: (Sub) b: Cook

0
2
0
0
M Short

lbw: Morris

0
4
0
0
M Neser

c: Nair b: Sams

12
8
2
150
P Siddle

c: Hales b: Sams

0
1
0
0
W Agar

not out

3
3
0
100
B Stanlake

not out

1
2
0
50
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
4.0
0
26
3
6.50
4.0
0
16
2
4.00
2.0
0
14
0
7.00
2.0
0
25
0
12.50
4.0
0
40
1
10.00
4.0
0
22
2
5.50

Usman Khawaja

15 (13)

18(22)

Alex Hales

3 (9)

Alex Hales

17 (7)

18(12)

Callum Ferguson

1 (5)

Alex Hales

39 (19)

49(33)

Alex Ross

10 (14)

Alex Ross

2 (6)

11(12)

Arjun Nair

9 (6)

Arjun Nair

9 (12)

26(20)

Chris Morris

17 (8)

Chris Morris

4 (6)

12(11)

Daniel Sams

8 (5)

Daniel Sams

2 (5)

4(7)

Jay Lenton

2 (2)

Jay Lenton

4 (2)

7(3)

Chris Tremain

3 (1)

Jake Weatherald

2 (2)

7(6)

Philip Salt

5 (4)

Jake Weatherald

16 (12)

28(22)

Travis Head

12 (10)

Travis Head

20 (13)

30(27)

Alex Carey

10 (14)

Alex Carey

18 (18)

44(35)

Jonathan Wells

26 (17)

Jonathan Wells

0 (0)

0(2)

Rashid Khan

0 (2)

Jonathan Wells

2 (3)

2(7)

Matt Short

0 (4)

Jonathan Wells

2 (3)

14(11)

Michael Neser

12 (8)

Jonathan Wells

1 (1)

1(2)

Peter Siddle

0 (1)

Jonathan Wells

3 (3)

3(3)

Wes Agar

0 (0)

Wes Agar

3 (3)

4(5)

Billy Stanlake

1 (2)