#2. BBL 2012-13: Shaun Marsh (Perth Scorchers) -- 412 runs
Veteran left-hander Shaun Marsh was the star performer for Perth Scorchers in BBL 2012-13 with 412 runs in nine matches at a strike rate of 128.75 and an average of 58.85 with as many as five fifties.
Marsh began BBL 2012-13 with 57 from 45 against Adelaide Strikers in a losing cause. He was named the man of the match for his scintillating 85 from 52 balls against Melbourne Renegades. Another unbeaten half-century followed in a nine-wicket thrashing of Sydney Thunder.
In the second match against Adelaide Strikers, Marsh starred with 79 from 60 balls as the Scorchers registered a comprehensive 98-run triumph. The left-hander carried on his impressive run with a 40-ball 68 in the semi-final against Melbourne Stars.
Marsh, though, faltered in the final versus Brisbane Heat. He fell for 16 as Heat lifted the title following a 34-run victory.
#3. BBL 2013-14: Ben Dunk (Hobart Hurricanes) -- 395 runs
Dashing wicket-keeper batsman Ben Dunk was the leading run-scorer in BBL 2013-14, scoring 395 runs in 10 matches at a strike rate of 145.75 with three fifties at an average of 43.88.
Dunk earned the man of the match for his brilliant 67 from 33 against defending champs Brisbane Heat in a successful chase of 210. He slammed 96 from 54 with five sixes in a thumping 73-run triumph over Sydney Thunder.
The left-hander played another fine hand of 87 from 53 versus Brisbane Heat again, this time in a 40-run triumph.
Dunk, however, faltered in the final against Perth Scorchers. He was dismissed for 17 as Hobart Hurricanes fell short in the chase of 192.
#4. BBL 2014-15: Michael Klinger (Perth Scorchers) -- 326 runs
The BBL legend was the leading run-getter in the 2014-15 season with 326 runs in 10 games at a strike rate of 129.36 and an average of 36.22 with one hundred and one fifty.
Michael Klinger smashed an unbeaten 105 from 60 against Melbourne Renegades in a match Perth Scorchers won by 35 runs. After a few low scores, he roared back with a 71 from 48 versus Melbourne Stars in a three-wicket defeat.
Klinger failed in the semi-final against Melbourne Stars, but made a crucial 33 in the final versus Sydney Sixers as Perth Scorchers won their second BBL title in a row.
#5. BBL 2015-16: Chris Lynn (Brisbane Heat) -- 378 runs
The aggressive Chris Lynn had a rollicking BBL season with Brisbane Heat in 2015-16. In eight games, he notched up 378 runs at a strike rate of 173.39 with one hundred and three fifties.
After a couple of poor games, skipper Lynn smashed an unbeaten 75 from 58 balls, but Brisbane Heat still lost to Perth Scorchers by nine wickets. Lynn then blasted 101 off 51 deliveries against Hobart Hurricanes, an innings that went in vain again.
Lynn’s sizzling 75 from 32 with six sixes, finally saw them overcome Sydney Thunder. The big-hitter signed off with 56 from 24 against Melbourne Stars, but Brisbane Heat failed to make the semi-finals.Published 23 Nov 2020, 00:52 IST