SCO vs HEA: Hardie and Bancroft destroy Brisbane bowlers by 7 wickets to reach top of the table 

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SCO vs HEA Match Highlights
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33rd Match of BBL 12: Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat 

Match Highlights of SCO vs HEA 

The Scorchers were in charge of the chase, Hardie and Bancroft destroyed the bowlers, and they maintained a significant lead over the opposition. Only a runout allowed the Heat to end the 111-run shutout. Let us look at SCO vs HEA Match Highlights in detail.

Inglis quickly set up the game by swinging his willow, and Turner later entered to add the finishing touches. This 7-wicket victory over the Brisbane Heat ensured Scorchers move to the top of the standings.

Morris’s return from Test squad obligations lessened the loss of Jhye Richardson, who is expected to be out for two to three weeks with a hamstring injury.

Perth Scorchers at their best 

At Optus Stadium, quick-fire half-centuries from Cameron Bancroft and Aaron Hardie helped the Perth Scorchers defeat the Brisbane Heat by seven wickets. 

The Scorchers defeated the Heat by scoring 21 runs more than necessary thanks to outstanding performances from Cameron Bancroft (76 not out off 48 balls) and Aaron Hardie (57 off 33 balls). In a 111-run partnership with Hardie, Bancroft smashed seven fours and two sixes to help his team win. Before getting run out in the 12th over, Hardie was also cruel, hitting five fours and three sixes.

SCO vs HEA: Early On in the Innings 

Brisbane eventually scored 171, but only 18 runs were scored in the final three overs. Brisbane got things going right away but quickly lost their way. They swiftly lost a couple of wickets. 

By the middle of the eighth over, the New Zealand blaster and Josh Brown (34 off 21 balls) had helped the Heat reach 0-81. The heat died down after that because of the Scorchers’ powerful response to the onslaught.

Afterwards the fall of a few quick wickets, Brisbane struggled a lot to get going. Morris and Kelly both contributed with a couple of wickets. While Tye took three wickets for Perth Scorchers to restrict Brisbane Heat to 171/9 in 20 overs.

What was the problem, what went wrong for Brisbane Heat?

The Heat’s attempt to score quickly at the end failed once again. And they only managed to score 25 runs from their final four overs while losing three wickets in the process. Jimmy Peirson and Munro were both taken out by Morris after he was hammered for 16 in his first over (23 off 19 balls).

Brisbane Heat continued to show their poor performance against the mighty Perth Scorchers. They started off well but couldn’t finish the innings well, which cost the match to the Heat. Next time they will have to improve if they want to progress in the tournament.

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What’s Next?

Perth Scorchers are now the table toppers with 12 points from 8 games and they will again face Brisbane Heat again for the second time in this tournament on 11th January (Wednesday) at 02:10 PM IST. Follow Stumps and Bails for all the fantasy-related updates and match updates in real-time.

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