Resurgent Sydney Thunder kept their title defence hopes alive with a storming eight wicket romp over the Sixers as Fawad Ahmed took 4-14.
Defending champions Sydney Thunder, inspired by skipper Shane Watson, stayed alive in BBL06 with a six wicket win over Hobart Hurricanes.
Sydney Thunder star Andre Russell has been replaced by West Indies World T20 hero Carlos Brathwaite for the remainder of BBL06.
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.
Sydney Thunder have shipped in Englishman James Vince for the remainder of the KFC Big Bash League to replace overseas batsman Eoin Morgan.
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.
After Andre Russell has attracted attention for using a black bat in BBL06, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is being urged to do the same in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Aaron Finch cracked a half-century as Melbourne Renegades downed Sydney Thunder by 48 runs at Etihad Stadium.
The black bat used by Sydney Thunder’s flamboyant all-rounder Andre Russell against Sydney Sixers in yesterday’s Big Bash opener has been banned by Cricket Australia.
MATCH REPORT: Moises Henriques blasted unfancied Sydney Sixers to an emphatic opening Big Bash win over cross-town rivals Sydney Sixers.