Sydney – Josh Philippe’s scorching 81no for Sydney Sixers took the heat out of the Perth Scorchers.
The opening Sixers game in the BBL 09 saw the home team chasing the Scorchers 131 all out.
Josh led the way for the Sixers, hitting a red hot 44 ball 81no (11 fours,2 sixes). Together with fellow opener Dan Hughes, Josh put on 50 in 33 balls. He went on to guide the Sixers to an 8 wicket win with 30 balls remaining.
James Vince contributed to the Sixers win scoring 13. While Liam Livingstone made his debut for the Scorchers.
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