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BBL|06 Match Recap – January 16th

BBL|06

We’re getting to the pointy end of the fixtures for BBL|06 and things are starting to *ahem* heat up. And what’s this? The two NS Locker Room teams are fighting it out for the top spot on the ladder as we approach the finals!

The Ladder

  1. Melbourne Stars (8 points from 6 matches)
  2. Brisbane Heat (8 points from 6 matches)
  3. Perth Scorchers (8 points from 7 matches)
  4. Sydney Sixers (8 points from 7 matches)
  5. Sydney Thunder (6 points from 7 matches)
  6. Hobart Hurricanes (6 points from 7 matches)
  7. Melbourne Renegades (4 points from 6 matches)
  8. Adelaide Strikers (4 points from 6 matches)

Match Overview: Brisbane Heat

The Heat came head to head with the Scorchers again for an exciting rematch, this time at a sold-out home game. Unfortunately, the result wasn’t the same, but the Heat are still in a good place leading into the final matches.

Brisbane Heat

Heat V Scorchers (11/01)

  • Final Score: Heat (129) lost by 27 runs to Scorchers (5/156).
  • Standout Player: The Heat were in a pickle with both members of the Bash Bros partnership (McCullum and Lynn) knocked from the game for various reasons. Mitchell Swepson continued a good run with the ball, getting a solid 2-22.

Match Overview: Melbourne Stars

Remember last week when we said to watch out for the Stars? Yeah, there was a reason for that. These guys have been showing some serious grit at every turn and it’s paying off.

Melbourne Stars

Stars V Strikers (10/01)

  • Final Score: Strikers (8/152) lost by 2 wickets to Stars (8/153).
  • Standout Player: Ben Hilfenhaus proved he’s more than a bowler, stepping up to the crease and hitting the winning runs for the Stars.

Stars V Scorchers (14/01)

  • Final Score: Scorchers (7/134) lost by 7 wickets to Stars (3/137).
  • Standout Player: Michael Beer took the knife to his old team, bowling his most economical game yet. Helping take down the Scorchers’ top order, he ended up with 2 wickets and just 12 runs off his 4 overs bowled.

Heading out to a game? Make sure you stop by the NS Locker Room before it starts so you can pick up some prizes ahead of the match!