The Mr. Cricket, Michael Hussey become the star of the 1st match of the Big Bash League 2015-16 played between Sydney Thunder and Sydney Sixers. Thunder won the toss and chose to bat first and here at cricfrog.com you can watch the Big Bash today match highlights where Michael Hussey has shown his experience to set a big target for Sixers that they failed to chase.
In the very first match of the Big Bash, the former Australian player Michael Hussey has shown that he still can be the match winner. In this match Thunder won the toss and elected to bat first and made 4-158 from their 20 overs. When Thunder the loss of 3rd wicket in the 11th over when their score was just 69, Rohrer (29 off 19) and Michael Hussey (80 off 59) lifted the tempo as the Thunder posted a strong total and become the Big Bash today match highlights. Earlier, ever-reliable Sixers paceman Doug Bollinger gave his side the early ascendancy, trapping Aiden Blizzard for 12 in the second over.
Later in the first innings hitting by Ben Rohrer and Michael Hussey has shown in the Big Bash today match highlights, took the Sydney Thunder in a strong position to record their first Big Bash League win over cross-town rivals the Sydney Sixers.
Sean Abbott made an immediate impact when he was brought into the attack, snaring Jacques Kallis for 15 with his second ball and ensuring both Thunder openers departed without putting much of a dent in the scoreboard. Abbott (1-28) should have had a second when Shane Watson skied a rising delivery that also in the Big Bash today match highlights, however Michael Lumb, who had a night to forget in the field, dropped a sitter, the ball hitting him in the chest.
Watson made a strong start (16 off 12) before throwing his wicket away, clean bowled trying to sweep Nathan Lyon. Bollinger was economical as always, taking 1-33 while Lyon was also among the Sixers’ best bowlers with 1-28. While chasing 158, Sydney Sixers perform very poor with the bat or we can say that the Thunder bowlers dominated as they come with confidence given by Michael Hussey in the first innings that you can watch in the Big Bash today match highlights. Andre Russell and Shane Watson took 3 wickets each and Sixers all out on just 122.