The Sydney Thunder have sputtered their option to the bottom overall in Big Bash historical past, simply 15 runs, handy the Adelaide Strikers the perfect of wins at Showground Stadium.
The Thunder seemed in keep watch over after limiting the Strikers to 139-9 after shedding the toss and being despatched into the sector on Friday night time however have been bowled out in 35 balls to return up neatly wanting the former report for low rating (57).
“I don’t have much to say about that, to be honest,” Thunder captain Jason Sangha stated after their 124-run defeat.
“I could sit here and I could dive into what went wrong and what we could have done better.
“But at the end of the day, it’s just not good enough for a professional team to get bowled out for that little.”
Henry Thornton (5-3) and Wes Agar (4-6) ran riot as the Thunder limped to 6-9 on the power play.
Thornton, the 26-year-old paceman who had played only eight BBL matches before this summer, finished the night with statistically the most efficient spell in BBL history. His economy was 1.06 from just under three overs.
“I’m still in shock,” Thornton said at stumps. “We just couldn’t believe what was happening.”
Adelaide’s two marquee bowlers, Peter Siddle and Rashid Khan, did not even want to bowl.
Specialist fast Brendan Doggett top-scored for the Thunder with 4 runs, scored from the only boundary of an innings that lasted lower than 40 mins.
The Strikers as soon as once more had luck through beginning their innings with spinner Matt Short, who dispatched Matthew Gilkes with a period ball that the opener hit to indicate.
It used to be Gilkes’ 2nd duck from as many balls this match however the Strikers have been best getting began.
Short took an early contender for catch of the match through leaping within the slips for a one-handed snatch to disregard Rilee Rossouw, whose 3 runs made him the best scorer of the specialist batters.
Thornton had Sangha best two balls later as the second one of 5 geese. Other than Gilkes and Sangha, English superstars Alex Hales, Chris Green and Gurinder Sandhu all went with out scoring.
The Thunder misplaced 8 in their 10 wickets stuck in the back of to capitulate in beneath six overs however Sangha stated he had no issues about his facet’s skill to shrug off the defeat.
“I think it’s pretty easy to move on,” he stated. “I do know from the out of doors it seems like we must be having lengthy conferences and speaking about how we will be able to exchange our method and all this different stuff however on the finish of the day, it is one unhealthy recreation.
“You’ve were given to keep in mind that issues don’t seem to be at all times going to head your approach as a batter.
“On any other day, Rossouw’s shot is going a centimetre over Short’s hand for 4 and perhaps we do not have this dialog and we finally end up at the successful facet.
“You bin this recreation, you progress on. We have any other alternative on Sunday towards the Renegades. You’ve simply were given to stay trusting what went neatly. We’re a just right sufficient group.
Earlier, Chris Lynn and Colin de Grandhomme solid a 66-run partnership for the one actual spotlight of the Strikers’ modest 9-139.
But the Thunder’s effort made the Strikers seem like global beaters and so they now transfer to 2-0.