BBL10: Adelaide Strikers Beats Brisbane Heat By 82 Runs
Adelaide Strikers bowled out Brisbane Heat for 115 runs and won the 46th match of Big Bash League(BBL) by 82 runs on Thursday.
Chasing a huge total of 198 runs, the Heat started off well scoring 33 runs in the powerplay despite losing Chris Lynn in the powerplay. Marnus Labuschagne scored 28 runs off 25 balls in his first match of the BBL 10. He got out when the team score read 66/2 in eight overs and Brisbane was looking in a good position to take on the chase.
Labuschagne's wicket triggered a collapse from which the Heat couldn't recover. Wes Agar and Peter Siddle combined to take seven wickets and bowl Brisbane out for 115.
Wes Agar took four wickets - Marnus Labuschagne, Chris Lynn, Joe Denly, and Max Bryant, completely destroying the batting of Brisbane Heat. Petet Siddle removed Joe Burns, Peter Gregory, and Mitchell Swepson.
Earlier, Alex Carey smashed 101 to take his team to 197/5 in the first innings. His innings included 10 fours and three sixes. He became the first batsman to score multiple BBL hundred at the same venue - Adelaide Oval.
Adelaide Strikers - 197/5 (Alex Carey - 101; Marnus Labuschagne - 2/20)
Brisbane Heat - 115/10 in 17.3 overs (Marnus Labuscahgne - 28; Wes Agar - 4/27)
Scorecard: Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat