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Quick Stats: Match 8 - Otago Volts vs Perth Scorchers
Volts light up record books on back of Broom’s blitz
128 Runs added by Neil Broom and Ryan ten Doeschate – highest fourth wicket partnership in CLT20. The pair obliterated the previous record stand of 100 between Central Districts’ Jammie How and K Noema-Barnett, against the Warriors at Port Elizabeth in 2010.
117 Broom’s score – third highest in a CLT20 match, after David Warner’s 135* for New South Wales (against Chennai Super Kings at Chennai in 2011) and 123* (against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bengaluru also in 2011).
93 Runs scored by Otago Volts in the final five overs of their innings – a new CLT20 record. South Australia had made 86 runs against the Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bengaluru in 2011.
51 Number of balls taken by Neil Broom to score his ton – fastest in CLT20. David Warner and DJ Harris shared the previous record with 58-ball centuries, both in the 2011 edition.
16 Number of sixes hit during the Otago Volts innings – most in a CLT20 innings. Royal Challengers Bangalore batsmen had hit 15 sixes against South Australia at Bengaluru in 2011.
14 Number of consecutive matches won by the Otago Volts. Only one team – Sialkot Stallions – has recorded a longer winning streak (25 matches between 2006 and 2010).
2 Number of wickets taken by Joel Paris off his first two balls in CLT20. He, however, went for 41 runs in his last two overs!