Fan’s choice: Big Bash flashback of the week
As the KFC BBL season draws closer, it’s time to revisit some of the most memorable players and performances from seasons past. Vote on your favourite, or the one which sparks your curiosity the most.
3 November 2019, 11:16 AM AEST
Malinga Monday: Sri Lankan star rips through the Scorchers
It was a spell of bowling for the history books. Lasith Malinga steaming in and delivering thunderbolts to the unsuspecting Perth Scorchers batsmen.
The WACA was silenced as Malinga claimed an incredible 6-7 and guided the Melbourne Stars to victory.
AJ Tye Tuesday: Perth quick records ANOTHER hat-trick
Known for his deceiving variation and impressive array of deliveries, Andrew Tye capped off a remarkable 2017 by claiming a third hat-trick of the year at the SCG against the Sydney Sixers.
Tye snared the wickets of Sean Abbott, Steve O’Keefe and Daniel Sams to secure the third hat-trick in BBL history.
Weatherald Wednesday: A huge century in the biggest game of all
Young Adelaide Strikers batsman Jake Weatherald waited until the biggest game of BBL|07 to record the most impressive performance of his career.
In front of a capacity Adelaide Oval, Weatherald belted 115 from 70 balls to guide the Strikers to an unassailable 2-202 in the Big Bash Final.
Fawad Friday: The ‘fountain of youth’ stuns with direct hit run-out
At the ripe old age of 36, Fawad Ahmed shocked opponents and teammates alike in BBL|08, when he sharply gathered a ball and threw down the stumps to run-out the Perth Scorchers’ Hilton Cartwright.
The look on his face implied even Fawad was impressed with his own work, as he was mobbed by his fellow Sydney Thunder fielders.