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Highest Total in BBL: Sydney Thunder Break Record, Check Full List of Highest Team Scores in Big Bash League

Sydney Thunder broke the highest team total record in the big Bash League (BBL) during the 46-run win over rivals Sydney Sixers. Thunder posted 232 for five in their allotted 20 overs to the previous record of 223/8 set by Hobart Hurricanes in 2017 against Melbourne Renegades. Thunder thanks to Alex Hales’ 110 off 56 balls posted the mammoth target. Ben Cutting provided his side with an impetus towards the end with an unbeaten 33 off 14 balls. Michael Neser Takes One-Handed Stunning Catch During Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat BBL 2020–21 Match (Watch Video).

Sydney Sixers failed to chase the total and managed 186 for five in their allotted overs. Interestingly, Thunder’s previous highest total of 219/7 against was scored just last month. They now feature twice on the list of highest team totals in BBL.

Highest Team Totals in BBL

Team Score Overs RR Inns Opposition Ground Match Date
Sydney Thunder 232/5 20.0 11.6 1 Sydney Sixers Adelaide 22 Jan 2021
Hobart Hurricanes 223/8 20.0 11.15 2 Melbourne Renegades Melbourne (Docklands) 12 Jan 2017
Melbourne Renegades 222/4 20.0 11.1 1 Hobart Hurricanes Melbourne (Docklands) 12 Jan 2017
219/1 20.0 10.95 1 Sydney Sixers Melbourne 12 Jan 2020
Sydney Thunder 219/7 20.0 10.95 1 Canberra 29 Dec 2020
Hobart Hurricanes 217/1 20.0 10.85 1 Adelaide Strikers Adelaide 26 Jan 2020
Perth Scorchers 213/3 20.0 10.65 1 Brisbane Heat Perth 11 Jan 2020
Brisbane Heat 212/3 20.0 10.6 1 Hobart Hurricanes Hobart 3 Jan 2020
Hobart Hurricanes 210/7 19.2 10.86 2 Brisbane  Heat Brisbane 28 Dec 2013
Melbourne Renegades 210/3 20.0 10.5 1 Brisbane Heat Melbourne (Docklands) 30 Dec 2013
Hobart Hurricanes 210/4 20.0 10.5 1 Perth Scorchers Perth 1 Feb 2018

The ongoing season is the tenth edition of the BBL, which started in 2011. BBL is an eight-team event. Currently Sydney Sixers lead the points table with 32 points. Sydney Thunder, on the other hand, are paced on third.

(The above story first appeared on Reportr Door on Jan 22, 2021 05:48 PM IST. For more and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website reportrdoor.com).

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