Srinagar: The Big Bash League (BBL) 2022-23 on Friday witnessed bizarre scenes as the franchisee side Sydney Thunder got all out for the lowest T20 score in the history against Adelaide Strikers.
Sydney Thunder got all out for mere 15 run total in 5.5 overs. It is the lowest ever total in T20 history. The previous lowest was 21 which Turkey scored against Czech Republic in 2019.
Brendan Doggett’s 4 runs down in the batting order was Sydney’s highest individual score in the match. The likes of Rilee Rossouw, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Fazalhaq Farooqi and Oliver Davies were some of the batters who managed to open the scoring but couldn’t even score 4 runs. A total of 5 batters were dismissed for ducks.
List of lowest men’s totals in T20 history:
15 – Sydney Thunder v Adelaide Strikers (2022)
21 – Turkey v Czech Republic, 2019
26 – Lesotho v Uganda, 2021
28 – Turkey v Luxembourg, 2019
30 – Thailand v Malaysia, 2022
Sydney also had the T20 World Cup 2022 winning England batter Alex Hales in the team. Yet, all they could manage was a team total of 15 runs, losing the match by 124 runs while chasing a target of 140.