Horror miss by snubbed Aussie keeper

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The Sydney teams person continued their ascendant commencement to the Big Bash, with the Thunder cruising past the Brisbane Heat successful their play opener.

After losing 3 aboriginal wickets, the brace of Sam Billings (44 not retired disconnected 36 balls) and Alex Ross (61 not retired disconnected 46 balls) guided the Thunder to a seven-wicket win, with 17 balls to spare.

The Heat batted first, posting 8-140.

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"It's ever been bully to get up the bid and the higher you tin bat, the better," antheral of the lucifer Ross said afterwards.

Jimmy Peirson misjudges a drawback during the Heat's opening BBL game. (Getty)

"Our bowlers acceptable up that triumph though. 140 was ne'er capable connected that wicket. A fewer of the guys speech astir continuity successful the team. There's nary egos."

Ashes hopeful and Heat skipper Jimmy Peirson had a infinitesimal to hide precocious on, wholly losing way of what should person been a regular drawback aft a mis-hit from Sam Billings.

"He's not got a manus connected that," Andrew Symonds said.

"You've got to instrumentality them."

The lucifer was astir apt beyond uncertainty astatine this point, with the Thunder needing lone 9 runs from 3 and a fractional overs.

Peirson was successful the framework for a call-up to the Ashes squad aft Tim Paine's departure, but the motion went to Alex Carey instead.

"I'm inactive benignant of learning my commercialized done this relation of captaincy and keeping. I learned a batch tonight," Peirson said afterwards.

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