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Sixers finding form ahead of Big Bash

07 November 2018

Our Sixers players have been scoring runs and taking plenty of wickets around the grounds this past week in Sheffield Shield, Sydney Grade Cricket and Women’s Sydney Grade Cricket.

NSW is currently in the middle of their Shield match against Tasmania at the SCG. NSW won the toss and elected to bat.

Sixers opener Daniel Hughes started the innings strong with 78 runs and smashed 12 boundaries. New Sixer Jack Edwards was most impressive with 101 runs. He continued to display his power with 10 fours and 2 sixes. One of the magenta spinners, Steve O’Keefe, also contributed to NSW’s big total with a handy 31 runs off 57 balls. NSW declared on day two of the match with 442 runs with one wicket remaining.

Sixers middle order batsman Jordan Silk helped Tasmania get off to a great start before he fell for 39 runs.

For live updates of the final two days of the match, head to cricket.com.au

In Grade Cricket, Sixers Academy opening batsman Alex Cahlin scored 103 runs in Gordon’s loss against UTS North Sydney. His team fell 39 runs short in their run chase but Cahlin’s score was key in helping his team almost steal the win.

Academy all-rounder Ben Manenti took 3 big wickets in Sydney CC’s victory 6-wicket victory over Northern Districts. Manenti was also 16* not out when Sydney won the match.

Academy quick Tom Pinson took four crucial wickets for Sutherland’s destruction over Hawkesbury. The fast bowler finished with outstanding figures of 4-26 off 11 overs.

In the Women’s Sydney Grade competition, fast bowler Lauren Cheatle took three wickets off her 10-over spell for Campbelltown-Camden.

Carly Leeson also scored a solid 66 runs and smacked 7 boundaries in her batting innings in Universities win against Northern Districts.