BBL 2021 Finals to navigate Covid-19 Border Restrictions
Cricket Australia continuing to monitor relevant border restrictions of the venues for the Challenger and for the Finals next month.
Brisbane Heat and Adelaide Strikers
The final team to have their name locked in when the Sixers earned the Bash Boost against the Stars. The complete teams in the finals series and will play the Eliminator on January 29. For a team to take the title from fourth or fifth place, they will have to win four matches in row.
BBL head Alistair Dobson Statements
“We now move to the Finals series and extend our congratulations to the Sixers, Scorchers, Thunder, Heat and Strikers on their performances so far this season,” said BBL head Alistair Dobson.
“We’d also like to acknowledge the Hurricanes, Stars and Renegades whose understanding, flexibility and commitment allowed us to execute a full season under the extraordinary requirements that come with sport in the current climate.”
Sydney Sixers beat Melbourne Stars by five wickets
Sydney Sixers beat Melbourne Stars by five wickets the Sixers earned the Bash Boost that is all that mattered in terms of the table. The team restricted the Stars to 72 at that point and they topped the league in style as Dan Christian and Jordan Silk secured the chase with one ball to spare.
By 11 runs Melbourne Renegades beat Hobart Hurricanes
By 11 runs Melbourne Renegades beat Hobart Hurricanes, Zak Evans took a five-wicket haul as the bottom-placed Renegades ended the Hurricanes’ tournament by defending 150 and a total that appeared out of reach when they were 4 for 49.
Brisbane Heat beat Perth Scorchers by six runs
By six runs, Brisbane Heat beat Perth Scorchers, Mitchell Marsh threatened to steal the game at the end and the five wickets shared between Marnus Labuschagne and Mitchell Swepson proved as the Heat secured the four-point win they needed.