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Thunder Development XI bounce back against Aces

30 October 2019

Mike Hussey Trophy series continues tomorrow at Blacktown International Sportspark

The Thunder Development XI has bounced back from its loss to the Sixers Academy XI to beat the Auckland Aces A Team by 35 runs at Blacktown International Sportspark.

Stand-in skipper Jay Lenton made the most of his decision to bat first, going on to score 49 runs, including six boundaries.  

However, it was new recruit Ollie Davies who stole the show with a quickfire 50 from just 27 deliveries, including two fours and four sixes.

The 19-year-old is in rare form at the moment, having recently scored 165 runs for Manly-Warringah in NSW Premier Cricket.

Leg-spinner Jonathan Cook was the best of the bowlers with a very tidy 3/12 from his four overs, including the big wicket of former New Zealand international Corey Anderson.

Gurinder Sandhu was also impressive with the ball, taking 2/17 from his four overs.

The Mike Hussey Trophy quad series continues tomorrow at Blacktown International Sportspark, with the Thunder Development XI taking on the Hobart Hurricanes.

Thunder Development Squad

Jonathan Cook

Josh Clarke

Ollie Davies

Jordan Gauci

Chris Green

Ryan Hackney

Ryan Hadley

Brock Larance

Jay Lenton

Liam Marshall

Nathan McAndrew

Ben Patterson

Chad Sammut

Gurinder Sandhu

Tanveer Sangha

Charlie Stobo

Tim Ward

Mike Hussey Trophy Fixtures

Monday 28 October | Sixers vs Hurricanes | 2:00pm | BISP 2

Tuesday 29 October | Hurricanes vs Aces | 10:00am | BISP 2

Tuesday 29 October | Thunder vs Sixers | 2:00pm | BISP 2

Wednesday 30 October | Thunder vs Aces | 2:00pm | BISP 2

Thursday 31 October | Sixers vs Aces | 10:00am | BISP 1

Thursday 31 October | Thunder vs Hurricanes | 2:00pm | BISP 1

Friday 1 November | 1 vs 2 | 10:00am | BISP 1

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Sydney Thunder BBL|09 Tickets

Saturday 21 December 2019 | Vs Adelaide Strikers | Manuka Oval | 6.10pm

Thursday 2 January | Vs Melbourne Stars | Sydney Showground Stadium | 3:40PM

Monday 6 January | Vs Brisbane Heat | Sydney Showground Stadium | 7:10PM

Saturday 11 January | Vs Hobart Hurricanes | Sydney Showground Stadium | 6:10PM

15 January 2020 | Vs Melbourne Renegades | Manuka Oval | 6.10pm

Saturday 18 January | Vs Sydney Sixers | Sydney Showground Stadium | 7:10PM

Sunday 26 January | Vs Perth Scorchers | Sydney Showground Stadium | 2:45PM