Ashton Agar’s last ball heroics helps Perth Scorchers overcome Melbourne Renegades by six wickets

Perth Scorchers clinched a last ball win over Melbourne Renegades in the game played at Melbourne in the Big Bash League.Ashton Agar was man of the moment for Perth Scorchers as he heaved a big six off the bowling of part time spinner Aaron Finch to see his team spark off wild celebrations in a close encounter.

The man who initially set it up for Perth Scorchers in the chase was Michael Klinger who scored a brilliant 72 runs off 55 balls to lay down an ideal platform for other batsmen to chase the given target set by Renegades. Linger has been one of the most renowned player in the Big Bash League as he showed maturity and composure to take the side complete a win over Renegades. He was ultimately dismissed by off spinner Sunil Narine after Scorchers were placed at 131 for 2 after 17 overs.

Melbourne Renegades captain Aaron Finch made a big tactical blunder at a crucial stage as he came onto bowl the penultimate over of the innings because his front line seamer Dwayne Bravo had to be carried off the field on a stretcher after suffering from an injury. Finch did initially dismissed Mitchell Marsh but Agar kept his nerves to smash a big to see Renegades lose a close game.

Earlier in the day, Melbourne Renegades batted first but it was day to savor for off spinner Ashton Turner who bowled so well that the opposition was kept to a modest score of 148 runs. He took important wickets of Marcus Harris and Cameron White who looked in great touch at the start of the innings as the side was placed at 100 for 2 at one stage. Turner picked up two wickets while conceding only 25 runs from his four overs. David Willey also was excellent with the ball on the night as Mitchell Marsh and Mitchell Johnson also did a fair job to stem the flows in the Renegades innings


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