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