Sean Abbott Wickets in Big Bash League 2017
Question in detailSydney Sixers' all-rounder Sean Abbott has got a bright start to stint in the 6th edition of Big Bash League. Hitting the wicket column in his second game against Hobart Hurricanes, Abbott didn't look back afterward. In the last four matches played against different sides, Abbott has staked a total of 12 wickets, the most so far by a bowler in the ongoing BBL. Not open to doubt, Sean Abbott's wickets in Big Bash League 2017 have helped Sydney Sixers root third place in the point table. Miles away from others in the bowling chart at present, Abbott has flamboyantly set the world on fire with his dire bowling figures. With 12 wickets in 5 matches, the 18-year all-rounder looks difficult, almost impossible to be outridden by others from here on. So, Abbott in all possibilities can become the leading wicket taker in BBL 2016-17.
At the latest, he picked up five wickets for 16 facing off Strikers in the 11th match of the tournament. If he continues his brutal show in the forthcoming matches as well, he is most likely to become the leading wicket taker in BBL 2016-17. Baring the first match that he ended wicketless, Abbott has marked his presence in each of the four matches he played. He has been the most consistent and successful bowler of the tournament bagging in 2, 2, 5 and 3 wickets respectively. A match-haul of five wickets in his second last game against Adelaide Strikers placed him top in the bowling chart.
After a modest bowling performance in the first match, Abbott was not expected to top the bowling chart, which he has done at least at present. Undergoing a purple patch at the moment with 12 wickets in 5 matches, Sean Abbott's wickets in Big Bash League 2017 will be must to watch out for in every match Sydney Sixers will play next.
Will Sean Abbott end up being the leading wicket taker in Big Bash League 2017?