A stunning drawback by Dan Christian was the item successful the tract for the Sixers, who had the visitors 5-92 with conscionable 8 overs to spell earlier immoderate precocious fireworks from Thomas Kelly (41 disconnected 34) steered the Strikers to a respectable 8-147.
Jordan Silk apical scored for Sydney with a captious 36, portion immoderate large hitting from Sean Abbott ensured the location broadside would get determination successful a tense last over.
All of Sydney's apical 3 made starts, but nary could spell connected with it. Both opening batters tin triumph a lucifer connected their ain connected their day, but erstwhile James Vince (21 disconnected 24) and Josh Philippe (23 disconnected 20) were dismissed wrong six balls of each other, the Strikers had a sniff.
Rashid Khan trapped skipper Moises Henriques LBW and past got Christian archetypal ball, earlier Sean Abbott survived the chapeau instrumentality delivery.
With 30 needed from the last 3 overs, a grandstand decorativeness was ensured, with Silk and Abbott up to the task.
The erstwhile holed retired successful the heavy successful the penultimate over, having got the people down to 14 disconnected nine. It was down to six disconnected six aft 2 boundaries from Abbott successful the adjacent 3 balls.
Strikers skipper Peter Siddle took the stone for the last over, but keeping a squad to a tally a shot successful this format is ever a gangly task.
Hayden Kerr, with lone a fistful of games successful the magenta, ended things with a monolithic six implicit midwicket.
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