T20 World Cup hero Mitchell Marsh continues his brilliant form for Perth Scorchers in another victory earlier today. Big Bash League is into his third week with Perth Scorchers topping the points table with 5 wins.
Earlier today Perth Scorchers has defeated Melbourne Renegades by 21 runs. In a high-scoring game, batting first Mitchell Marsh produced another carnage to destroy the bottom team of the points table.
Melbourne Renegades currently sitting at the bottom of the table with one win. Batting first Perth Scocers went on to post a mammoth score of 206 runs in their allotted 20 overs.
Although Perth Scocers lost two wickets at the score of 68 runs. But Colin Munro and Mitchell Marsh survived the early hiccups and put the valuable partnership.
Both the batsman brought the team back into the match after two early wickets. Mitchell Marsh smashed 86 runs off 53 balls which featured 5 fours and 5 sixes.
Perth Scorchers lost Mitchell Marsh in the 16th over and the scoreboard was 139 runs. From here Perth Scocers went on to score 67 runs in the next 24 balls. Laurie Evans’s cameo crushed the hopes of Melbourne Renegades for the second win in the contest.
Laurie Evans scored 42 runs off 16 balls and remained unbeaten. In that innings, Evans has 4 fours and 2 sixes involved. Kane Richardson was the only successful bowler from Melbourne Renegades who picked up 3 Wickets for 33 runs in his 4 overs spell.
In reply, Melbourne Renegades lost the opener cheaply. In come the experienced batsman Aaron Finch and captain Nic Maddinson change the fortunes of the team in the tournament.
Aaron Finch (68) and Nic Maddinson (67) added on 130 runs partnerships for the second wicket to bring his team back into the match. But Maddison’s wicket has changed the conclusion of the game and Melbourne Renegades lost the match by 21 runs.