Twitter reactions: Daniel Hughes shines as Sydney Sixers secure Qualifier berth after thrilling win over Perth Scorchers – BBL|13

Jan 24, 2024

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In a high-octane clash at Perth Stadium, the Sydney Sixers emerged victorious against the Perth Scorchers in a nail-biting encounter at Big Bash League (BBL) 2023-24. With the thrilling win, the Sixers also secured their berth in the Qualifier where they will meet Brisbane Heat and the winner of the that contest will qualify for the final.

Laurie Evans powers Perth Scorchers to a handsome total

Opting to bat first after winning the toss, the Scorchers posted a challenging total of 197/4 in their 20 overs. The standout performance for the Scorchers came from Laurie Evans, who played a scintillating innings of 72 runs off 34 deliveries, including 11 fours and 3 sixes. Cooper Connolly also made a significant contribution with a quickfire 37 off 18 balls. However, the Sixers’ bowling attack, led by Ben Dwarshuis, restricted the Scorchers with crucial wickets. Dwarshuis claimed 2 wickets for 23 runs in his 4 overs.

Daniel Hughes sizzles with the bat

Chasing 198 for victory, the Sydney Sixers had a formidable task ahead, but captain Daniel Hughes rose to the occasion with a sensational knock. Hughes played a captain’s innings, scoring 74 runs off 43 deliveries, featuring 7 fours and 2 sixes. His innings provided the backbone for the Sixers’ successful chase.

Despite wickets falling around him, Hughes held his ground and steered the Sixers towards the target. Moises Henriques also played a crucial role, contributing 47 runs off just 20 balls with 4 fours and 3 sixes. In the end, the Sixers managed to reach the target, securing a thrilling 3-wicket victory.

For the Scorchers, Jason Behrendorff stood out with the ball, claiming 3 wickets for 35 runs in his 4 overs. However, it wasn’t enough to stop the determined Sixers.

Also WATCH: Laurie Evans blasts 28 runs in a single over against Hayden Kerr in BBL|13

Here is how Twitter reacted:


— Sydney Sixers (@SixersBBL) January 16, 2024


They’re into The Qualifier and will play the Brisbane Heat for a spot in The Final! #BBL13

— KFC Big Bash League (@BBL) January 16, 2024

What a game! Big chase down by the Sixers to win second position in the finals. Bring it on! #BBL13 #sydneysixers

— Chloe (@candazz) January 16, 2024

Nearly took that one too casually. Great knock by Daniel Hughes. Given the Sixers a chance at a very unlikely victory. #BBL13

— Lachlan Jeffery (@LachlanJeffery) January 16, 2024

Daniel Hughes ohh man ⚡️⚡️⚡️#BBL13

— Aussies Army🏏🦘 (@AussiesArmy) January 16, 2024

Tonight’s loss means we’ve finished #BBL13 in third place. We’ll host The Knockout against the Strikers on Saturday, see you there! 🔥 #MADETOUGH

— Perth Scorchers (@ScorchersBBL) January 16, 2024

What a game! Sixers beat Scorchers in Perth 🔥 Sixers get a spot in the top 2, Perth pushed to no.3 💥

Stars : 🌟 Daniel Hughes 74(43) and Moises Henriques 47*(20) 🌟#BBL13 #BBL #Cricket #CricketTwitter

— TCTV Cricket (@tctv1offl) January 16, 2024

Good innings Daniel Hughes

— Muneer Hussain (@MuneerSheikh42) January 16, 2024

“Commentators” on 🎙️;

What a run chase by the Sydney Sixers, this run chase is the best ever run chase in the history of BBL.#BBL13 #BigBashLeague2024

— Ghazanfar Abbas (@Ghazni2001) January 16, 2024

Sydney Sixers beat Perth Scorchers by 3 wickets 👊#BBL13 #cricket

Scorecard: #CricketTwitter

— (@CricketTimesHQ) January 16, 2024

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