Week 2 of the Big Bash League will be remembered purely for the innings of two players who guided their teams to victory. Shaun Marsh – on return following a back injury – smashed 99 not out in the Perth Scorchers win over the Melbourne Renegades while Chris Gayle for the Sydney Thunder smashed the most sixers in twenty 20 history in Australia on his way to 100 not out against the Strikers. In the other two games over the week, the Hurricanes defeated the Sixers while the Melbourne Stars aided by Shane Warne defeated the Brisbane Heat in Brisbane. So how did these results change the Power Rankings from Week 1 to Week 2? Shane Jones takes a look at the movers and shakers after week 2.
Well the first round of the KFC Big Bash is over and despite the low crowd figures for the matches, the spectacle and the television crowds have ensured that twenty 20 cricket is here to stay. But who did well and who didn’t and who will perform well in the upcoming fixtures over the next round? Shane Jones provides his power rankings, as well as a preview into the next round of fixtures.