Match Day – December 22, 2019 – Brisbane Heat vs. Sydney Sixers – BBL 9 Match 9 Results – Chris Lynn man of the day cuts the two consecutive losing streak to ignite Brisbane Heat first win in the Big Bash T20 League 2019-20. Sydney Sixers won the toss and decided to bowl first during the 9th match of BBL 9 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
While batting first, Brisbane Heat smashed the highest total of BBL 9 so far with 209/4 with two outstanding innings of Chris Lynn 94 runs and Matt Renshaw with 60*. Brisbane Heat defeated Sydney Sixers by 48 runs and clinched their first victory of the tournament.
Chris Lynn player of the match woved his showcase with watchable innings of 94 runs for just 35 balls. Sydney Cricket Ground crowd witnessed the batting class of Heat skipper Chris Lynn when he recorded the most number of sixes in this tournament with 11. After the early collapse of Max Bryant wicket on the very first ball of the second over, Lynn went brutal.
Lynn stayed at the crease for just eight overs of his innings and smashed 94 runs off 35 balls with four boundaries and 11 maximums. Matt Renshaw added several 60 runs to Brisbane Heat by founding the gaps ended the first innings at 209/4. Brisbane Heat set up a massive total what that was a challenge for Sydney Sixers to chase it down. In the chase of such a mighty total, Sixers ended the second half of the inning with the loss of seven wickets at 167 runs.
Brisbane Heat vs. Sydney Sixers Squads
Brisbane Heat Squad
Max Bryant, Chris Lynn, Matt Renshaw, Ben Cutting, Sam Heazlett, Jimmy Peirson. Josh Lalor, Mitchell Swepson, Ben Laughlin, Zahir Khan, Jack Prestwidge
Sydney Sixers Squad
Daniel Hughes, Josh Philipp, Moises Henrique, James Vince, Jordan Silk, Hayden Kerr. Tom Curran, Sean Abbot, Ben Dwarshuis, Benjamin Manenti, Lloyd Pope
BBL 9 Match 9 Results – 1st Innings
Brisbane Heat clinched their first victory of the tournament after two consecutive losses to Sydney Thunders and Melbourne Stars. During first innings of the BBL 9 Match 9 – Brisbane Heat vs. Sydney Sixers – Sean Abbott and Ben Manenti picked up two wickets. While in second innings while Mitchell Swempson managed two breakthroughs for Brisbane Heat.
Brisbane Heat changed their batting order, and Tom Banton rested for the game against Sydney Sixer. Sean Heazlett and Max Bryant opened the batting innings for Heat and lost the Heazlett wicket in the second over. The team started their innings as usually begin in the first two matches with Thunders and Melbourne Stars. After the early collapse of the Heazlett wicket, Chris Lynn came at number 3rd position to bat on.
Chris went aggressive with the very first ball he faced and didn’t quit his showcase until at the crease. Lynn played one of the best innings of his T20 cricket career by scoring 94 runs off 35 balls and dismissed in 10th over.
Matt Renshaw and Chris Lynn recorded a partnership of 79 runs in just seven overs and topped the scoreboard with over 11 runs. Brisbane Heat vs. Sydney Sixers, Heat lost four wickets – Ben Manenti and Sean Abbot picked up two wickets each.
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Sam Heazlett 10 (14), Max Bryant 1 (3), Chris Lynn 94 (35), Matt Renshaw 60(39), Jimmy Peirson 25 (25), Ben Cutting 9 (4)
Didn’t Bat: Jack Prestwidge, Josh Lalor, Mitchell Swepson, Ben Laughlin, Zahir Khan
Ben Dwarshuis 4-0-36, Sean Abbott 4-2-42, Ben Manenti 4-2-38, Tom Curran 4-0-52, Lloyd Pop 4-0-33
BBL 9 Match 9 Results – 2nd Innings
Daniel Hughes and Josh Philippe opened the batting for Sydney Sixers but lost the early wicket of Hughes in second over. James Vince came to bat at number 3rd and joined Josh Philippe in the chase of 209 runs. Sixers lost three wickets in the next four overs, and top-order failed in building any solid partnership. James Vince is the highest run-scorer for Sydney Sixers with his 39 runs off 27 balls.
Sydney Sixers only three batsmen go into the twenties that wasn’t enough, especially at this stage of the game. A solid partnership was required, or at least a top-order batsmen have to stay on crease till the end of the game. Moises Henriques scored only 20 runs off 14 balls and with his dismissal Sixers batting line slump to manage the rising required run rate.
Brisbane Heat used seven bowling options – Mitchell Swempson drives two breakthroughs for his team. Except for Swenpson, five other bowlers picked up a single wicket for each. Only Ben Cutting didn’t manage a discovery for Heat in the 3rd match of the tournament.
Daniel Hughes 8 (5), Josh Philipp 15 (23), James Vince 39 (27), Moises Henrique 20 (14), Jordan Silk 14 (16). Tom Curran 9 (7), Hayden Kerr 15 (12), Sean Abbot 22 (11), Ben Dwarshuis 12 (7)
Didn’t Bat: Benjamin Manenti, Lloyd Pope
Josh Lalor 4-1-35, Matt Renshaw 2-1-15, Zahir Khan 4-1-24, Ben Laughlin 3-1-30. Mitchell Swepson 4-2-27, Ben Cutting 2-0-23, Jack Prestwidge 1-1-6
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