Oooh! That Was a final-and-a-half!

The Scorchers successfully defended their title on Saturday night when they beat the Brissie Heat by five wickets in front of a sellout crowd of 53,886 fans at Optus Stadium.

On Monday, our Rhino admitted that players like Connolly and Hobson aren’t supposed to do what they did.

‘This kid, who’s 19, faced 11 balls and 4 games, and on the other side you have a full-time accountant for Ernst & Young… these guys are not supposed to win you the tournament, yet they did.’