The 9th season of the Big Bash League is going on. And most of the teams already played five or six matches in the group level. But we are talking about the match between Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Renegades which took place earlier yesterday. According to the report, Sydney Sixers beat Renegades by 6 wickets!
Melbourne Renegades is the current champion of the Big Bash League but in the ongoing season, they are standing the last position on the point table. By playing five matches in the group level, the defending champion of the Big Bash League managed no victory at all!
On the other hand, Sydney Sixers, the team won the BBL title once in the inaugural season and later, they became runners up twice in 2014/15 and 2016/17 passing a good time. They have played a total of six group stage matches in the season and managed four victories. Sixers and the top-ranked team Stars both have gathered the 8 points each but considering the run rate, Sixers is behind of the Stars.
Earlier, Sidney Sixers faced two defeats in the season and they were against Brisbane Heat and Hobart Hurricanes. It is the first leg between Sixers and Renegades in the season. They will play the 2nd leg against each other in next 25th January 2020.
Earlier yesterday, at the venue of the defending champion Melbourne Renegades Marvel Stadium, the 20th round of the Big Bash League took place between renegades and Sixers. Melbourne Renegades won the toss and decided to bat first. Sam Harper and Aaron Finch opened the innings for Renegades. But in 11 runs, the captain of the team Finch was gone adding only 9 runs. The 2nd wicket partnership between Sam and Marsh, they added more than 50 runs. Sam scored 45 runs highest and Marsh added 40 runs so far which was the 2nd highest. Considering the middle-order players, Daniel Christian added another 32 runs. Based on their scores, Renegades ended their innings scoring 153 runs losing six wickets in 20 overs so far.
Later, Sixers made a good head start when chasing the score. Openers added 70 runs and they have done most of the work. Losing just four wickets, Sydney Sixers chased the score in 19.5 overs losing only 4 wickets. So, Sydney Sixers beat Renegades by 6 wickets!