Perth Scorchers Crowned BBL 11 Champions

Sydney Sixers were denied a third-straight crown by the rampant Perth Scorchers on Friday night in the Big Bash League (BBL) final.

The Perth Scorchers are BBL champions for a fourth time in record after over coming the COVID-19 and injury-hit Sixers by 79 runs.

The Sixers making it to the final at Marvel Stadium despite a player crisis and that saw them filling in an assistant coach to play, while their requests to pick Steve Smith were repeatedly declined by the Cricket Association.

The Sixers were without three players due to COVID 19, Jordan Silk missing through a hamstring complaint, while Daniel Hughes was called even though still recovery from an angle injury.

The Sixers entered the final as serious underdogs against the Scorchers. With both teams having three tittles and hoping to get the fourth but the sixers fell short.

The most dominant franchises in BBL history battled it out in the final for the fifth time in 11 seasons, with the Scorchers recovering from an early stumble on neutral territory at Docklands Stadium to clinch their first title since 2016-17.

In the last four times these two have face off was in a thrilling and nail biting matches.