BBL 7: Match 7, Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars – Statistical Highlights

Here are all the stats and records that were created during Perth Scorchers’ home win.

Andrew Tye
Andrew Tye of the Perth Scorchers celebrates win after taking the final wicket. (Photo by Daniel Carson/Getty Images)
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The Perth Scorchers’ pace battery came to the rescue yet again as they managed to defend a low total of 142 against the Melbourne Stars. The home side lost their top order early on but Hilton Cartwright’s fifty and contributions from Aston Agar and Adam Voges helped Scorchers to end up with 142/6 on the board. Stars too were off to a similar start but the Scorchers’ bowling depth didn’t allow the visiting side to get going as they settled down with 129/8, 14 runs short of the target.

Here are all the stats and records that were created during Perth Scorchers’ home win:

1Andrew Tye became the first player to take a 5-wicket haul in the BBL for the Perth Scorchers. Alfonso Thomas’ figures of 4/8 in 3.1 overs against Melbourne Renegades in 2012/13 are the previous best figures for a Scorchers’ player in the BBL.

2 – Tye became the 2nd player after Cameron Gannon to take a 4-wicket haul in consecutive BBL matches. Gannon took 4-fers in back to back matches in the 3rd edition of BBL.

4 – Number of 4-wicket hauls in the Big Bash League for Andrew Tye including the 5-fer in this game. No other player has taken more than two four-fers in the BBL so far.

5/23Andrew Tye’s five-fer is only the 2nd in the BBL games in Perth after Lasith Malinga’s 6/7 for the Stars against Scorchers. He is also the 2nd player after Brisbane Heat’s Samuel Badree (5/22) to take a 5-fer against the Melbourne Stars in the BBL.

7 – Perth Scorchers successfully defending their total of 142 in this game is the 11th such instance of a team defending a total of 142 and lower in the BBL. Scorchers alone defended 142 and lower on seven occasions while four other teams were successful once.

46 – Number of wickets Andrew Tye has picked up for the Perth Scorchers in the BBL. These are the joint most number of wickets by any player for the Scorchers. He equalled Brad Hogg’s 46 BBL wickets for the Scorchers.

142/6 – The total of 142 defended by Perth Scorchers is the 3rd lowest defended total at the WACA Stadium in BBL games. The Scorchers defended 117 against the Renegades in the 2013/14 season while Hobart Hurricanes defended 140 against Perth in 2011/12.