Sydney Thunder win thanks to Hussey storm

Former test batsmen Mike Hussey has turned back the clock leading the Sydney Thunder to an impressive 36-run win over the Sydney Sixers in the first Big Bash League game of the 2015/2016 season.

The 40-year-old Hussey (80 off 59) and Ben Rohrer (30 off 20) set the tone as the Thunder posted 4-158 from their 20 overs.

The Sydney Sixers’ couldn’t build any momentum as their chase fizzled out with the regular loss of wickets, they managed 122 from 19.5 overs.


The win is the Thunder’s first in the all Sydney derby with the Sixer’s winning the previous seven encounters.