BBL 2021/22: Moises Henriques guides Sixers to victory
Moises Henriques 74 put Sydney Sixers in a great spot for their bowlers to mop up the Hobart Hurricanes, winning by 14 runs today at the University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston.
Hobart Hurricanes 130/8 (20 ov)
Sydney Sixers 144/9 (20 ov)
Result - Sydney Sixers won by 14 runs.
A stunning innings of 74 (48) from Sixers skipper Moises Henriques took the Sydney franchise to a respectable 146/7, after being in big trouble at 39/5 in the 9th over. Thomas Rogers 3-28 was the pick of the Hobart Hurricanes’ bowlers.
In reply, Hobart Hurricanes started strong with Matthew Wade and D'Arcy Short adding runs before Peter Handscomb (42) top scored for the side.
Unfortunately for the Hurricanes that's where things stopped, their tailend scoring 17 between them. Hayden Kerr (2/15) and Tom Curran (3-27) were the pick of the bowlers as Sixers fought to a 14 run win.
WHAT A WIN! Two from two to start #BBL11 ?? pic.twitter.com/DeZop3ZXs2— Sydney Sixers (@SixersBBL) December 8, 2021
Sydney Sixers Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Josh Philippe - 3.3 ov), 2-22 (James Vince - 4.1 ov), 3-26 (Daniel Hughes - 5.2 ov), 4-26 (Jordan Silk - 5.4 ov), 5-39 (Daniel Christian - 8.1 ov), 6-101 (Tom Curran - 15.6 ov), 7-123 (Hayden Kerr - 17.5 ov), 8-142 (Moises Henriques - 19.4 ov), 9-143 (Chris Jordan - 19.6 ov)
Hobart Hurricanes Fall of Wickets: 1-38 (Matthew Wade - 8.2 ov), 2-41 (D'Arcy Short - 9.1 ov), 3-70 (Caleb Jewell - 11.5 ov), 4-73 (Tom Lammonby - 12.3 ov), 5-78 (Tim David - 13.3 ov), 6-118 (Jordan Cox - 17.2 ov), 7-126 (Nathan Ellis - 19.2 ov), 8-130 (Peter Handscomb - 19.5 ov)
Hobart Hurricanes - Matthew Wade(c)(wk), D'Arcy Short, Caleb Jewell, Peter Handscomb, Jordan Cox, Tim David, Tom Lammonby, Nathan Ellis,, Joel Paris,Tom Rogers, Sandeep Lamichhane
Sydney Sixers - Josh Philippe(wk), James Vince, Moises Henriques(c), Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Tom Curran, Hayden Kerr, Chris Jordan, Ben Manenti, Steve O'Keefe
Start Time: 07:35
Toss: Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and decided to field
Venue: University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston
Officials: Bruce Oxenford, Darren Close, Anthony Wilds, Roberto Howard, David Gilbert
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