Adelaide Strikers beat Hobart Hurricanes by 10 runs in BBL

Jonathan Wells 45 for Adelaide Strikers today against Hobart Hurricanes
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Adelaide Strikers beat Hobart Hurricanes by 10 runs in BBL, at the University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston ground today, in an intriguing contest.

 

Match Summary

Hobart Hurricanes 176 – 6 (20 Ovs) – (David Miller 90*; Wes Agar 4-33, Peter Siddle 1-26)

Adelaide Strikers 186 – 5 (20 Ovs) - (Travis Head 79, Jonathan Wells 45, Matt Short 33; Scott Boland 2-26, Nathan Ellis 1-33)

Result - Adelaide Strikers won by 10 runs

 

Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and decided to bowl against Adelaide Strikers in this must win match for both sides.

Adelaide Strikers scored an impressive 186 – 5 in their 20 Overs mainly thanks to Travis Head 79, Jonathan Wells 45 and Matt Short 33; Scott Boland 2-26 and Nathan Ellis 1-33 were the pick of the bowlers for the Hurricanes.

In reply, Hobart Hurricanes stumbled in the run chase and despite a magnificent 90* from David Miller, the Hurricanes only managed to total 176 – 6  in their 20 Overs, falling just 10 runs short  – Wes Agar 4-33 and Peter Siddle 1-26 were the heroes with the ball for the Strikers.

 

Travis Head was adjudged Player of the Match for his 79 runs

 

Teams

 

Hobart Hurricanes - Matthew Wade(c), Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott(wk), David Miller, George Bailey, Jake Doran, Clive Rose, Tom Rogers, Nathan Ellis, Qais Ahmad, Scott Boland

Adelaide Strikers - Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Travis Head(c), Jonathan Wells, Matt Short, Harry Nielsen(wk), Michael Neser, Rashid Khan, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar, Liam O'Connor

 

Match Details

 

Start Time: 03:45

Toss: Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and decided to field

Venue: University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston

Officials: Simon Fry, John Ward, Shawn Craig, Tichaona Matibiri, Robert Parry

 

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