Jack Wildermuth emerged as a star of the night during the BBL affair against Sydney Thunder. His all-round performance with bat and ball has set his team on the front foot in the match. And, the latter is struggling to score runs against the right-handed pacer. BBL 2020-21 is in its full swing and fans are enjoying the exciting T20 league at the helm.
Brisbane Heat all-rounder Jack Wildermuth is having one of the memorable nights of his Big Bash League career. In batting, he came out to bat for Heat at number 5 with an approach to hammer sixes and boundaries. In the game, he got off the mark with a brilliant six off McAndrew.
BBL 2020-21: Brisbane Heat All-Rounder Jack Wildermuth On Fire With Bat And Ball
In the very next over, he smashed two sixes against Chris Green followed by another one in the final over of the game before getting dismissed. He amassed 31 runs off 11 balls at a strike-rate of 288. He smashed four mammoth sixes and showcased his batting skills. The right-hander played a vital role with the bat for Brisbane Heat and helped them in posting a respectable total of 178 runs in stipulated overs.
Later on, he did wonders with the ball as well for Heat. He gave a double for Brisbane Heat to Sydney Thunder in the very first over of the game. Jack Wildermuth dismissed Alex Hales on the first ball of the innings. He bowled a superb inswinger that took the bails away from the stumps. On the final delivery, he dismissed opponent skipper Callum Ferguson. The Thunder skipper tried to go big but ended up giving an easy catch to Ben Laughlin.
Usman Khawaja spent some time on the wicket to rescue his team from the early setbacks. But, he also kneeled down in front of Jack Wildermuth. The latter dismissed southpaw in his 2nd overs of the game that left Thunder struggling throughout the game. He bowled an economic spell of 4-0-23-3.
At the moment, Thunder scored 71 runs for a loss of four wickets in 9.1 overs.