Eoin Morgan hit a six off the final ball to steal a victory for Sydney Thunder over Melbourne Stars and keep the defending champions hopes alive.
Daniel Hughes (85 from 55 balls) was Sydney Sixers’ hero as the unbeaten run of Brisbane Heat ended after a sensational run chase at The Gabba.
Hobart Hurricanes had 5-14 from Dan Christian and explosive batting from openers Short & Paine to thank in an 8 wicket win over Adelaide Strikers.
Perth Scorchers have signed English bowling all-rounder Tim Bresnan as the club’s international replacement player for David Willey.
Sydney Thunder’s title defence lies in tatters as Perth Scorchers went top of the BBL06 table with a 50 run win at the Furnace.
REPORT: Melbourne Renegades took the MCG bragging rights in a rain reduced encounter as Brad Hogg strangled the Stars to seal a win by nine runs.
Adelaide Strikers secured their first BBL06 win as their bowling attack defended a below par score to record a 48-run win over Sydney Sixers.
Melbourne Renegades’ overseas all-rounder Dwayne Bravo will miss the rest of BBL06 after sustaining a serious hamstring injury.
Peter Handscomb, the Australian top order batsman, has signed as Yorkshire’s overseas player for 2017.
Left-hander D’Arcy Short blasted 61 off just 29 balls to help lead the Hobart Hurricanes to a comprehensive 60-run win over the Sydney Sixers at the SCG.