Cape Town: Oct 16, 2012
Chasing a paltry total of 97 to win, the Australian side achieved it in 8.5 overs with the loss of two overs.
Michael Lumb remained unbeaten on 43, which came from 24 balls.
Brad Haddin too chipped in with a 21-ball unbeaten 41, studded with eight boundaires.
Earlier, Yorkshire batsmen found it difficult to score against a disciplined Sydney bowling attack, which maintained pressure throughout the innings, as they were restricted to 96 for nine in their 20 overs.
The star-studded Sydney pace attack impressed on the New Lands wicket, as the top performer was Josh Hazelwood, who gave only nine runs off his four overs and bagged one wicket.
The left-handed lanky pacer Mitchell Starc was the pick among the bowlers with the figures of three for 22.
Pat Cummins and Shane Watson bagged two wickets each.
For the English County side, Joe Root was the top scorer with 25 off 24 balls.
Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale won the toss and elected to against Sydney Sixers.
Brief Scores: Yorkshire 96 for 9 in 20 overs (Joe Root 25, Phil Jacques 21; Mitchell Starc 3 for 22, Pat Cummins 2 for 13, Shane Watson 2 for 27) lost to Sydney Sixers 98 for 2 in 8.5 overs (Michael Lumb 43*; Brad Haddin 41*; Azeem Rafiq 1 for 21) by 8 wickets.
Man of the Match: Brad Hadiin