Sydney Thunder set an unwanted record today in a game against Adelaide Strikers being bowled out for 15 runs in just 5.5 overs.

Chasing 140 runs for the win, Thunder fell 124 runs short of the target at Sydney Showground Stadium.

Man of the match, Henry Thornton led the way with the ball, taking 5 wickets for just 3 runs from his 2.5 overs while Wes Agar took 4 wickets for 6 runs while Matthew Short accounted for the remaining wicket.

Such was their dominance that Rashid Khan, their premier strike bowler, did not even get to touch the ball. This was just the third time in his 358 T20 matches that he did not get to bowl with the other two instances being washouts.

Brendan Doggett top-scored for Sydney Thunder with 4 runs while Riley Rossouw finished second with three runs.

Alex Hales, Matthew Gilkes, Jason Sangha, Chris Green and Gurinder Sandhu failed to score a single run.

Alex Ross (2), Daniel Sams (1), Oliver Davis (1), and Fazalhaq Farooqi (1) were the others who managed to put something on the scoreboard.

Three of their 15 runs came from extras.

Earlier in the match, Chris Lynn (36) and Colin de Grandhomme (33) scored the majority of Adelaide’s runs as the Strikers put 139/9 on the board before romping to an easy win with the ball.

The previous lowest total in T20 cricket was 21 runs by Turkey against the Czech Republic.