BBL 10: Weatherald, Gibson Take Adelaide Strikers To 171/5 Against Melbourne Renegades
Jake Weatherald and Ryan Gibson help Adelaide Strikers reach 171/5 against Melbourne Renegades in the first innings.
Strikers, after opting to bat first, got off to a slow start as they only managed to score 22 runs in the first four overs of the powerplay. They also lost the wicket of Philip Salt inside the powerplay.
Captain Alex Carey and Matt Renshaw added 54 runs for the second wicket. Adelaide lost three quick wickets in the form of Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey, and Jonathan Wells.
Jake Weatherald and Ryan Gibson in the next nine overs added 101 runs to the team's total. Weatherald smacked 51 runs off 25 balls with the help of five fours and four sixes while Gibson remained not out on 43 in 31 balls. His innings included four fours and a six.
For Melbourne Renegades, Imad Wasim and Kane Richardson took two wickets each while Mohammad Nabi got one.
Brief Score: 171/5 (Jake Weatherald - 51; Imad Wasim - 2/13)