FOR the third straight year, Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemens' Luke Jones has helped the Sydney Thunder take out the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Twenty20 Cup.
Unlike the two previous seasons where the Thunder played the Hobart Hurricanes, Jones' side took on Sydney rivals the Sixers - due to the travel restrictions imposed by COVID-19.
At the Raby Sports Complex, the action started on Thursday, November 13 and ran over two days - which also involved coaching clinics and numerous Indigenous ceremonies, including a Welcome to Country.
Jones' Thunder opened the three-game series in dominant fashion, defeating the Sixers by 41 runs (7-131 to 8-90), with the Worrigee product returning tidy figures of 0-1 with the ball.
The Thunder's charge continued game two when they outlasted their rivals 3-148 to 7-120, thanks to 2-17 from Jones.
The series was wrapped up on Friday when the Thunder posted 4-157 from their 20 overs before dismissing their opponents for 100.
During this fixture, Jones finished with 10 runs from 14 balls and 1-12 from his two overs.
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