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  • Leonardo Puglisi

The lowest score in T20 history: Sydney Thunder all out for 15

It's a new low for Twenty20 cricket, not just in the BBL but anywhere in the world.

The Sydney Thunder have achieved the title of lowest score in international T20, as well as Big Bash League, history - bowled out by the Adelaide Strikers for just 15 runs.


Alex Hales, Matthew Gilkes, Jason Sangha, Chris Green and Gurinder Sandhu were all out for ducks, while Brendan Doggett achieved the highest individual score of 4.


Rilee Roddouw had 3, Alex Ross had 2, while Daniel Sams and Oliver Davies both had 1 respectively. Fazalhaq Farooqi was the only batsman not to go out, also scoring just 1 run.


The Thunder were chasing the Strikers' total of 9/139 at Sydney Showground Stadium, with the first wicket falling after just 2 runs. By the end of the third over, they were 5/9.


In total, it took 35 balls and 31 minutes for the Thunder to lose their final wicket.


Only 3 bowlers were actually needed by the Strikers, with Henry Thornton, Wes Agar and Matt Short taking 5, 4 & 1 wickets respectively.


The previous lowest BBL score was set by the Melbourne Renegades in BBL|04, when they were all out for 57 after 12.4 overs.


Internationally, the lowest was 21 set by Turkey in a loss to the Czech Republic in 2019 - but that record is now also gone.


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