Sixers Qualify for the Semi-finals For Thunder its all but knocked out
Sydney Thunder lost to the Sydney Sixers by nine wickets on the Duckworth Lewis Stern method.Catch the Action From the Match Now.
The Sixers move to second on the BBL standings and seal their spot in the semis. Rain kept interrupting their chase, but Vince and Hughes coolly finished off the game. Abbott is the Player of the Match.
The next stops: It’s difficult to see a path into the finals for the Thunder, with their loss to the Sixers all but sealing their fate. They’ll need to defeat the ascendant Hobart Hurricanes in their final match next Saturday and hope the Stars lose all three of their last three games. The Sixers meanwhile have secured their spot in the finals and move into second place on the standings. A home final looms should they get over the Stars next Sunday.
SIXERS: Josh Philippe (wk), Daniel Hughes, James Vince, Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Jack Edwards, Tom Curran, Sean Abbott, Steve O’Keefe, Ben Dwarshuis, Lloyd Pope
THUNDER: Shane Watson (c), Jason Sangha, Callum Ferguson, Anton Devcich, Chris Green, Baxter Holt (wk), Daniel Sams, Chris Jordan, Gurinder Sandhu, Jono Cook, Fawad Ahmed
Toss: Sydney Sixers won the toss and elected to bowl.
Umpires: Fry, S D & Wilson, P
TV Umpires: Wilds, A K
Match Referee: Marshall, P L
Venue: SCG, Sydney
Date: 02 Feb 2019