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Adelaide Strikers lose out to Wade as Hobart Hurricanes win BBL run fest

Matthew Wade 130* for the Hurricanes today to take them into the BBL 09 Finals
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Matthew Wade on his way to 130* for the Hurricanes today
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Matthew Wade (130*) hit the second highest score in BBL history to take the Hurricanes into the finals of BBL 09

Match Summary

Adelaide Strikers 207-8 (20 Ovs) – (Philip Salt 66, Travis Head 47, Alex Carey 39; Clive Rose 2-16, Nathan Ellis 2-36, Scott Boland 2-41)

Hobart Hurricanes  217-1 (20 Ovs) - (Matthew Wade 130*, D'Arcy Short 72; Michael Neser 1-17)

Result - Hobart Hurricanes won by 10 runs

 

Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and decided to bat against Adelaide Strikers and Matthew Wade (130*) hit the second highest score in BBL history to take the Hurricanes into the finals of BBL 09.

Hobart Hurricanes hit and amazing 217-1 in their 20 Overs. Matthew Wade 130* and D'Arcy Short 72 had a 203 run opening partnership in 18.3 overs 72; Michael Neser 1-17 was the pick of the bowlers for the Strikers.

In reply, the Adelaide Strikers scored 207-8 in their 20 Overs, coming up just 10 runs short in the run chase  – Philip Salt 66, Travis Head 47 and Alex Carey 39 all chipping in and Clive Rose 2-16, Nathan Ellis 2-36 and Scott Boland 2-41 the heroes with the ball for the Hurricanes.

424 runs were scored in the match (including 21x6s) and Matthew Wade was adjudged Player of the Match for his amazing 130*.

Teams

 

Adelaide Strikers - Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Travis Head(c), Alex Carey(wk), Jonathan Wells, Matt Short, Michael Neser, Rashid Khan, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar, Billy Stanlake

Hobart Hurricanes - D'Arcy Short, Matthew Wade(c), Mac Wright, David Miller, Ben McDermott(wk), George Bailey, James Faulkner, Clive Rose, Nathan Ellis, Qais Ahmad, Scott Boland

 

Match Details

 

Start Time: 08:10

Toss: Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Officials: Michael Graham-Smith, Geoffrey Joshua, Anthony Wilds, Mary Waldron, Robert Stratford

 

 

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