Brisbane heat clinched the top spot of the table after wining against Perth scorchers. Yesterday, In the absence of skipper Adam Voges, Micheal kilnger lead the Perth side. He won the side and opted to post a total. Many felt the decision was right as the furnace is always known to be inclined to side batting first. Brisbane won the won the match with 9 wickets in hand. Brisbane now becomes the first team among the tournament to gain 8 points. Now, they are a win away from securing berth in semis. Chris Lynn was the Man of the match for his heroic 98
Samue Badree replaced by Nathan Reardon
Samual Badree has been the ace bowler for Brisbane heat. He has been Economical as well as attacking. But new Skipper Brendon McCollum, insisted to play an extra batsmen at the expense of spinner. Badree is rested for this match only. Skatakee and Wildermuth have given their team as great start with restrictive bowling. Shaun Marsh and Klinger struggled to kick start the innings. Mitchell Mash really gained the momentum and help Perth scorchers to score total of 174, Which is above par on this ground.
Chris Lynn tormented Scorchers
Brisbane did not change their regular opening pair. Jimmy Pierson gave a them a flying start as required. Without much damage done, David Willey rattled the stumps of Jimmy. Chris Lynn Joined his bash brother Brendom McCullum. Despite the fall of wicket, They did not change the aggression. Both chased down a decent total of 173 under 15 over’s. Lynn finished unbeaten on 98.Had he tried for a 2 on last ball, He could have achieved a century. Lynn now becomes the leading six hitter in the history of BBL and this season alone as well. Brendon McCullum has also scored 50 in just 31 balls.
This is their second defeat this season. They played this match without Adam Voges and Mitchell Johnson.