In a tight contest, Brad Haddin steered the Sydney Sixers over the line against Melbourne Renegades and into second spot in the BBL06 ladder.
Islamabad United lifted the inaugural Pakistan Super League after a six wicket win over pre-match favourites Quetta Gladiators in the Dubai final.
Islamabad United beat Lahore Qalandars by five wickets to finish the group stage in third place and condemn Lahore to elimination from the competition.
Brad Haddin has cited family reasons for pulling out of Wednesday’s auction for the Indian Premier League (IPL), while Eoin Morgan has opted to push to regain his England Test place over white ball cricket.
Former International Cricket Council (ICC) umpire John Holder believes that the right of appealing against umpires’ decisions should be taken away from players.