Matthew Gilkes 74* helps Sydney Thunder wins over Melbourne Renegades by 8 wickets.
The 47th Match of the Big Bash League 2022-23 was played today bitween Perth Scorchers vs Hobart Hurricanes at Manuka Oval, Canberra. In which Sydney Thunder wins over Melbourne Renegades by 8 wickets.
Melbourne Renegades batted first after winning the toss, and started the inning very poorly, Will Sutherland played a very brilliant unbeaten quick inning of 42 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 2 boundaries in just 23 balls, and Martin Guptill scored 30 runs in 27 balls, Aaron Finch scored 22 runs in 23 balls, Matthew Critchley 12 runs in 19 balls, apart from this, no batsman could play well and stay in the crease, Sam Harper dismissed just for 8 runs, Jake Fraser-McGurk 5 runs, Jonathan Wells 5 runs, Tom Rogers 4 runs, Corey Rocchiccioli 1 run, and Kane Richardson remains unbeaten for 2 runs. In this way, Melbourne Renegades scored 142 runs after losing 9 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs and set a target of 143 runs in front of Sydney Thunder.
Sydney Thunder bowlers Usman Qadir took 2 wickets for 20 runs, Chris Green took 2 wickets for 24 runs, and Brendan Doggett, Daniel Sams, and Nathan McAndrew got 1-1 wicket.
Sydney Thunder chasing 143 runs in the second inning archived the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in the third ball of the 19th over, Sydney Thunder started the inning very brilliantly, Matthew Gilkes and David Warner came to start the inning, and gave a very brilliant start with a half-century partnership of 57 runs for the first wicket, the first wicket has gone for 57 runs in the first ball of the 9th over, David Warner dismissed after scoring 26 runs in 23 balls, next batsman Oliver Davies came to bat and he dismissed in the next ball as a second wicket, followed by Oliver Davies came to bat handled the inning and took the match to the victory with Matthew Gilkes, Alex Ross played a very brilliant unbeaten victory inning of 40 runs with the help of 1 six and 4 boundaries in just 32 balls, and Matthew Gilkes played a very brilliant unbeaten half-century and victory inning of 74 runs with the help of 1 six and 7 boundaries in just 55 balls. In this way, Sydney Thunder chased the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in 18.3 overs and won the match by 8 wickets.
Melbourne Renegades bowler Corey Rocchiccioli got all 2 wickets for 25 runs.
Sydney Thunder batsman Matthew Gilkes was selected as the best player of the match, he played a very brilliant unbeaten half-century and victory inning of 74 runs with the help of 1 six and 7 boundaries in just 55 balls.