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ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA — JANUARY 24: Michael Lumb and Riki Wessels of the Sydney Sixers runs between the wickets during the Big Bash League Semi Final match between the Adelaide Strikers and the Sydney Sixers at Adelaide Oval on January 24, 2015 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

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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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