Champions League T20

Sixers annihilate Yorkshire

2012-10-16 16:34
Mitchell Starc (Gallo Images)
Cape Town -  The Sydney Sixers have annihilated Yorkshire by eight wickets in their Champions League Twenty20 clash here at Newlands on Tuesday.

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The English team never looked comfortable and stuttered to 96 for nine in their allotted 20 overs - a total which the Australian team chased down with ease, cruising to victory in just 8.5 overs.

Fast bowler Mitchell Starc (three for 22) was Sydney's best bowler, while Michael Lumb (43 not out from 23 balls) steered the Aussies home. Brad Haddin also made a quick-fire 41 from 21 balls.

Teams:

Sydney Sixers:

Michael Lumb, Shane Watson, Brad Haddin (captain & wicketkeeper), Dominic Thornely, Steve Smith, Moises Henriques, Ben Rohrer, Steve O'Keefe, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood

Yorkshire:

Andrew Gale (captain), Phil Jaques, Joe Root, Adam Lyth, Gary Ballance, Adil Rashid, Dan Hodgson (wicketkeeper), Azeem Rafiq, Ryan Sidebottom, Steve Patterson, Moin Ashraf


 

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