Sixers rising super star Josh Philippe passed fifty for the second time in BBL|10 to steer the Sixers to victory in the season’s first Sydney Smash at Manuka Oval, Canberra.
Chasing 129 to win from 14 overs under the Duckworth Lewis Stern method, due to a rain delay, Philippe smashed seven fours and two sixes including 23 from the second over.
Sixers earning the victory with eight balls to spare and finishing 5/132. Thunder made 6/166 from their 20 overs.
It took Philippe to the top of the BBL|10 run-scorers’ list with 337. The Sixers fast start guaranteed another Bash Boost point and the win kept them on top of the BBL|10 table.
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