Ben Dunk Runs in Big Bash League 2016-17
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Highest run scorer in Big Bash League 2016-17: So far in the sixth edition of BBL, Adelaide Strikers haven't come as promising as expected. But, one of their top-order batsmen Ben Dunk has risen sharply on the batsmen chart. Position second after Heat's Chris Lynn who tops the table with 309 runs, Dunk has scored 232 runs in 5 games averaging 58. Ben Dunk's run in BBL 2016-17 includes two valuable half-centuries. First of which (85 off 43) came in Strikers' very first match facing off Heat, and the second one (79 off 49) came in the last game Strikers played against Hurricanes.
The man from Adelaide Strikers to start his assignment with a 43-ball 85 knock, Ben Dunk has had a wonderful season BBL season so far when his individual score is concerned. Falling just short of the target, Dunk missed the expected finish oftentimes despite reaching so close to the finish-line. Dunk's 0 in the very second match of Adelaide Strikers was rather disappointing as it gave the critics a chance to raise eyebrows at his performance in the upcoming matches. But, Dunk believes in replying with bat to his detractors. Following his instinct, he gave a befitting reply bouncing back with 20-ball 37 and 17-ball 31 in the next two games against SYS and HBH respectively. One of his two efforts also earned his team their first win in the tournament. If you think this is it, wait here's more Dunk had on offer for his fans. In the last game against Hurricanes, Dunk roared with 49-ball 79 eventually leading his team to their second win of the tournament. Ben Dunk's run in BBL 2016-17 have helped Strikers get out of the trouble twice as of now. As the tournament still has half-way to go, Ben Dunk in all probability can finish as the highest run scorer in Big Bash League 2016-17.
Is that Ben Dunk to finish the highest run-scorer in Big Bash League 2017?