SEAN Abbott has taken 5-16 to put the Sydney Sixers in a commanding position against the Adelaide Strikers at the Adelaide Oval.
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Abbott’s bowling figures surpassed Nathan Lyon’s efforts of 5-23 to become the best figures of any Sixers bowler.
The young paceman took two consecutive wickets when the Strikers looked comfortable at 2-100 to turn the game.
The Strikers only put on 52 more runs.
Starting time: 6:40pm local time (7:10pm AEST) at the Adelaide Oval
Strikers: Brad Hodge, Jake Weatherald, Ben Dunk, Travis Head, Kieron Pollard, Jake Lehmann, Chris Jordan, Tom Andrews, Ben Laughlin, Billy Stanlake, Liam O’Connor
Sixers: Moises Henriques, Sean Abbott, Sam Billings, Doug Bollinger, Johan Botha, Ben Dwarshius, Brad Haddin, Daniel Hughes, Nic Maddinson, Jason Roy, Will Sommerville
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