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scorcher

An extremely hot, sunny day. Gosh, what a scorcher out there! I thought I was going to faint just walking down to the post office! I hope we get some real scorchers on our vacation.

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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Penkridge Scorchers under-19s celebrate their Staffordshire T20 success
Coulter-Nile had played in 38 BBL matches for Perth Scorchers, managing to pick up 46 wickets and scoring 285 runs.
Spurred on by forward Willie Atwood, who finished the contest with 31 points, the scorchers blazed a path through the Eagles lacklustre defence, scoring basket after basket.
These circumstances have meant that Marsh's potential BBL value has increased, leaving the Scorchers vulnerable after they could only offer him a one-year deal.Shaun is one of the most experienced players in the country and excels in white-ball cricket," McDonald said.
The incident will be followed up in Cricket Australias general match review process and feedback will of course be taken on board." Bancrofts 87 was plundered from just 61 balls, with the explosive Ashton Turner whacking 60 from 30 balls at the other end to ensure the Scorchers romped to an easy win.
The Hurricanes cruised to a six-wicket win, chasing down the Scorchers' 107-8 with 15 balls to spare.
Lancashire's Kate Cross has signed for the Scorchers
"However, with my experience from the Birmingham Bears and Perth Scorchers, I believe I can contribute and help an exciting team that has a nice blend of experience and youth."
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 son and brother of fellow Aussie internationals Geoff and Mitch has also top-scored in two of three final wins for the Scorchers.
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.
Sydney Sixers host Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash tomorrow, following an intriguing early clash between Hobart Hurricanes and Perth Scorchers.
CRICKET: CRICKET: Third Test, Australia Third Test, Australia v India (Sky Sports 4, 6am & v India (Sky Sports 4, 6am & Sky Sports 2, 11.30pm); Second Sky Sports 2, 11.30pm); Second Test, South Africa v West Indies Test, South Africa v West Indies (Sky Sports 2, 8.25am); First Test, (Sky Sports 2, 8.25am); First Test, New Zealand v Sri Lanka (Sky New Zealand v Sri Lanka (Sky Sports 2, 9.30pm); Big Bash, Sports 2, 9.30pm); Big Bash, Sydney Sixers v Perth Scorchers (Sky Sydney Sixers v Perth Scorchers (Sky Sports 1, 8am).
The previous three editions were won by the Sydney Sixers, Brisbane Heat and the Perth Scorchers in that order.