Perth Scorcher

  • Dwayne Smith signs for Perth Scorchers in Big Bash League November 21, 2013

    Perth: West Indies batsman Dwayne Smith has signed as the Perth Scorchers' second international player for new Big Bash League (BBL) season. Smith, 30, is an accomplished short game specialist having represented Sussex, Deccan Chargers, Mumbai Indians and his country at the Twenty20 level. The Barbadian all-rounder will join the Scorchers following...
  • It was good to get Sachin Tendulkar's wicket early: Justin Langer October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Perth Scorchers coach Justin Langer was on Wednesday effusive in his praise for "star-studded" Mumbai Indians and said the presence of match-winners proved to be the difference between the two teams in the Champions League Twenty20 match. Riding on Rohit Sharma's blistering 51 not out and Dwayne Smith's 23-ball...
  • Rohit Sharma, Dwayne Smith drive Mumbai Indians into CLT20 semi-finals October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Rohit Sharma and Dwayne Smith played important innings to drive Mumbai Indians into the semi-finals of the Champions League Twenty20, beating Perth Scorchers by six wickets in their last group match at the Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium on Wednesday. Mumbai needed to chase Perth's 149 in 14.2 overs in...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Perth Scorchers, Match 19 October 2, 2013

    Toss and team news: Mumbai Indians have won the toss and opted to bowl at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Glenn Maxwell replaces Mitchell Johnson in the Mumbai team while Brad Hogg gets a game for Perth Scorchers. Teams: Perth Scorchers: Simon Katich(c), Ashton Agar, Sam Whiteman, Marcus North, Hilton Cartwright, Ashton Turner,...
  • How Mumbai Indians can reach the CLT20 semi-finals October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians will have to play out of their skins in their match against Perth Scorchers at the Feroze Shah Kotla ground on Wednesday, the outcome of which will decide whether Mumbai or Otago Volts join Rajasthan Royals as the two semi-finalists from Group A of the Champions...
  • I want my spinners to do a ''Hollies'' on Sachin Tendulkar: Langer October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: It's no secret that Australian cricketers over the years have respected Sachin Tendulkar more than anyone of his peers but when Perth Scorchers take on Mumbai Indians in a Champions League T20 match on Wednesday, coach Justin Langer would like one of his bowlers do an "Eric Hollies"...
  • Rajasthan Royals are more than a team: Kevon Cooper September 30, 2013

    Jaipur: Allrounder Kevon Cooper credit strong bond among the players for their success as Rajasthan Royals progressed to the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 after beating Perth Scorchers. The lanky West Indies pacer, who played a crucial role in team's win last night with his four-wicket haul, said Rajasthan...
  • CLT20 standard is better than Big Bash: Katich September 30, 2013

    Jaipur: Australian batsman Simon Katich says the level of competition in the Champions League Twenty20 is far better than what he has seen in the Big Bash back home. Katich's Perth Scorchers were knocked out of the CLT20 on Sunday after defeat against Rajasthan Royals. The left-handed batsman said India was a...
  • Dravid lauds team for win against Perth Scorchers September 30, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid on Sunday lauded his team for their "professionalism" and described the nine-wicket victory over Perth Scorchers in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 as a "clinical" performance. "It's nice to win and play well. It was a really good and clinical performance...
  • CLT20: Clinical Rajasthan Royals cruise into semi-finals September 29, 2013

    Jaipur: Kevon Cooper took a four-for and Ajinkya Rahane and Sanju Samson scored half-centuries as Rajasthan Royals continued their winning run at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, beating Perth Scorchers easily by nine wickets to cruise to the semi-finals. While a disciplined bowling effort by Rajasthan bowlers restricted Perth to just 120,...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Perth Scorchers, Match 15, CLT20 September 29, 2013

    Rajasthan Royals eye a hat-trick of wins to enter the semi-finals of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) when they meet Perth Scorchers in a Group A tie at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Sunday. At home, Rajasthan's defence has looked impregnable with an all-win record since IPL6 earlier this year....
  • Rajasthan Royals eye hat-trick, semis against Perth Scorchers September 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals eye a hat-trick of wins to enter the semi-finals of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) when they meet Perth Scorchers in a Group A tie at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Sunday. At home, Rajasthan's defence has looked impregnable with an all-win record since IPL6 earlier this...
  • Rajasthan Royals' Brad Hodge confident of victory over Perth Scorchers September 28, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals batsman Brad Hodge said his side is not taking the Perth Scorchers lightly and would like to seal the semi-final berth in their Group A encounter of the Champions League T20. "We are in good position but are not complacent. We would going full strength because know a...
  • As it happened: Perth Scorchers vs Otago Volts, CLT20, Match 8 September 25, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the Live Score from the Champions League T20 match between Perth Scorchers and Otago Volts. TOSS: Perth Scorchers skipper Simon Katich won the toss and opted to field against Otago Volts. Both the teams have two points after their respective first match in Ahmedabad was washed out by rain. Playing...
  • We have nothing to lose, says Brad Hogg September 24, 2013

    Jaipur: Perth Scorchers might not be having too many big names in their rank but Brad Hogg does not seem much worried as he feels his team has "nothing to lose" when they take on in-form qualifiers from New Zealand Otago Volts in the Champions League match here Wednesday. The 42-year-old...
  • Perth Scorchers up against qualifiers Otago Volts September 24, 2013

    Jaipur: Their respective openers washed out due to heavy rain, Australia's Perth Scorchers and in-form qualifiers from New Zealand Otago Volts would look to open their campaign on a winning note when the two sides clash in a Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) match, here on Wednesday. Rain had the final say...
  • Highveld Lions-Perth Scorchers match called off due to rain September 23, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Rain had the final say as the Champions League Twenty20 match between Perth Scorchers and Highveld Lions was called off after huge puddles on the outfield turned the Sardar Patel Stadium into almost a lake on Monday. The abandonment meant the two teams from Australia and South Africa split two...
  • CLT20: Highveld Lions vs Perth Scorchers match abandoned due to rain September 23, 2013

    Match delayed due to rain. TOSS: Alviro Peterseon wins the toss and Highveld Lions have put Perth Scorchers in to bat. Playing XIs: Highveld Lions: Quinton de Kock (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Hardus Viljoen, Alviro Petersen (capt), Temba Bavuma, Jean Symes, Dwaine Pretorius, Sohail Tanvir, Aaron Phangiso, Imran Tahir, Lonwabo Tsotsobe Perth Scorchers:...
  • Perth Scorchers gear up for Lions test in opening game September 22, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Lions from South Africa will look to go one up from their runners-up finish during last edition of Champions League T20 when they take on the Perth Scorchers in their opening group league game here on Monday. Lions will be banking on captain Alviro Petersen, veteran Neil McKenzie, leggie...
  • Australia's Shaun Marsh out of Champions League T20 September 17, 2013

    Australia batsman Shaun Marsh has been ruled out of playing for the Perth Scorchers in the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 tournament in India, Cricket Australia announced Monday. Marsh will return to Australia on Tuesday after suffering a right hamstring strain during England's three-wicket win in the fourth one-day international in Cardiff...
  • Mitchell Marsh ruled out of Champions League Twenty20 September 3, 2013

    Perth: Mitchell Marsh the Australian allrounder, will not feature for Perth Scorchers in the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 after suffering a hamstring injury. The 21-year-old becomes the third major player for Perth to miss the tournament, after Michael Hussey and Nathan Coulter-Nile, and faces a recovery period of 10 to...
  • Brisbane beat Perth to lift Big Bash trophy January 20, 2013

    Perth: Brisbane Heat got the better of Perth Scorchers by 34 runs to win the Big Bash Twenty20 competition at the Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) ground on Saturday. West Indian pacer Kemar Roach starred in his spell of 3 for 18 and never let Perth get a firm grip of...
  • Malinga returns 2nd-best figures in T20 history December 13, 2012

    Perth: Sri Lankan paceman Lasith Malinga has recorded the second-best bowling spell in top-class Twenty20 history by taking a devastating six wickets for seven runs for the Melbourne Stars in Australia's Big Bash competition. Malinga, who has retired from Test cricket and will not join his Sri Lankan team-mates for the...
  • Two changes in Perth Scorcherss squad for Big Bash December 4, 2012

    Melbourne: Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League's technical committee Tuesday approved two changes to the Perth Scorchers' squad. Mitchell Marsh (hamstring) and Pat Cummins (back) are receiving treatment for injuries which ruled them out of the tournament and they have been replaced by all-rounders Hilton Cartwright and Marcus Stoinis, said a...
  • Auckland lose to Perth, both out of CLT20 October 24, 2012

    Centurion: Delhi Daredevils made it to the Champions League Twenty20 semi-final after other contender Auckland Aces were beaten by 16 runs in their last group league game by Perth Scorchers on Tuesday. The Scorchers victory means that Auckland Aces with six points were ousted as Delhi with 10 points and Nashua...
  • Auckland vs Perth: As it happened October 25, 2012

    Auckland needed a win to stay in content_cnion for a place in the CLT20 semis but lost by 16 runs, which put Delhi and Titans through to the last-four stage from Group A....
  • Auckland take on hapless Scorchers October 22, 2012

    Centurion: A semi-final berth seems like distant possibility for Auckland Aces but the New Zealand side will look to keep itself in the calculations by taming the demoralised Perth Scorchers when the two teams lock horns in their final round-robin Champions League Twenty20 match here on Tuesday. Auckland had not put...
  • KP flops again with bat at CLT20 October 22, 2012

    Cape Town: An unhappy Champions League Twenty20 tournament for recalled England batsman Kevin Pietersen continued on Sunday when he made a meagre nine runs. Coming in one place lower than usual at No 4 for Delhi Daredevils against Perth Scorchers at a windy and chilly Newlands, Pietersen made his total...
  • Jayawardene relieved after close win against Scorchers October 21, 2012

    Cape Town: They have inched closer to the semifinals with Sunday's win but Delhi Daredevils skipper Mahela Jayawardene was not too happy with the way his players performed against Perth Scorchers, here. Chasing a small target of 122, Delhi just about managed a narrow three-wicket win with three balls to spare. Delhi...