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scorcher

1. n. a very hot day. This is really a scorcher, isn’t it?
2. n. a caustic remark. Bob made a real scorcher about Tom’s shoes.
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The Adelaide Strikers and Perth Scorchers will both wear unique shirts with the Strikers shirt designed by South Australian based Aboriginal artists, Mel Agius and Colleen Strangways.
The Scorchers led by five heading into the half and by as many as 12 early in the third period.
But the Scorchers responded in kind with three-pointers of their own from Alexander Owumi and Gerald Robinson to claw back the deficit.
The son and brother of fellow Aussie internationals Geoff and Mitch has also top-scored in two of three final wins for the Scorchers.
Auto Business News-April 18, 2017--Harley Davidson India to equip motorcycles with Michelin Scorcher tyres
That form helped convince former Ashes foe Justin Langer, now Scorchers coach, to sign Bell for this winter's Bash campaign, starting on December 23.
But Bell has joined the Scorchers for all their group games, starting on December 23 against Adelaide Strikers at the WACA, and potential knockout matches.
Both sides have lost important batsmen to Australia's ODI squad - the Hurricanes are without George Bailey while the prolific Shaun Marsh is unavailable for the Scorchers - so Ashton Agar is worth a bet at 121 to topscore for Perth.
Lee was on a hat-trick with the final ball of his career, with just one run needed for the Scorchers to win, but Yasir Arafat managed to keep it out and complete the single, with Carberry sprinting down to the other end.
The previous three editions were won by the Sydney Sixers, Brisbane Heat and the Perth Scorchers in that order.
Katich had retired from Australian first-class cricket in June 2012, but had continued playing county cricket until 2013, and had led the Perth Scorchers to the Big Bash League title last season.
The Group Stage will commence with a clash between Mumbai Indians, the Pepsi IPL 2013 Champions and the Rajasthan Royals, the third-ranked team in the Pepsi IPL 2013, at Jaipur on September 21 Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals apart, Group A will comprise Highveld Lions (winners of South Africa's domestic T20 competition), Perth Scorchers (KFC T20 Big Bash League runner-up), and a team from the Qualifier.
The Lancashire overseas ace retired from four-day and one-day cricket Down Under approximately 14 months ago, but opted to continue playing Twenty20 cricket for the Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash.
25am; Big Bash, Perth Scorchers v Sydney Thunder - Sky Sports 2 10am; third day of the third Test from Sydney, Australia v Sri Lanka - Sky Sports 1 11.
CAPE TOWN: Ajit Agarkar's all-round display backed by a composed half century from Virender Sehwag helped Delhi Daredevils beat Perth Scorchers by three wickets and move a step closer to a semifinal berth in the Champions League Twenty20 yesterday.