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Voges guides Scorchers to the minor premiership with victory over Strikers

MACQUARIE’S SUMMER OF CRICKET LINE-UP: Greg Matthews and David Morrow.

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SCORCHERS GO TOP

Perth has finished on top of the BBL ladder.

Adam Voges (56*) guided the Scorchers home from a precarious position on Thursday night, securing the minor premiership.

Click PLAY for highlights of the Scorchers’ innings

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SLOW START

The Strikers have posted 6-137 from their 20 overs.

Only Jake Weatherald (56 off 43) and some late hitting from Alex Carey (25 off 10) could get going with any force.

Greg Matthews had earlier said 140 looked like a good score on today’s pitch.

Click PLAY for the highlights of the first innings

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It’s a top-of-the-table clash at the WACA, and there’s all to play for.

Quite simply, the winner of this clash will finish as the minor premiers.

The Scorchers won the toss and have sent the Strikers in.

TEAMS

Strikers: Alex Carey (wk), Jake Weatherald, Colin Ingram (c), Jono Wells, Jake Lehmann, Jono Dean, Michael Neser, Rashid Khan, Wes Agar, Ben Laughlin, and Billy Stanlake.

Scorchers: Michael Klinger, Sam Whiteman, Cameron Bancroft (wk), Hilton Cartwright, Ashton Turner, Adam Voges (c), Ashton Agar, Tim Bresnan, Jhye Richardson, Matthew Kelly, and Mitchell Johnson.

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