BBL10: Hurricanes blow away the Stars at the Blundstone Arena
Dawid Malan (75), Scott Boland (3-22) and Nathan Ellis (2-11) combined to blow away the Melbourne Stars at the Blundstone Arena, Hobart today, in their BBL10 encounter.
Hobart Hurricanes 164/5 (20)
Melbourne Stars 143/9 (20)
Result - Hurricanes won by 21 runs
Batting first, the Hurricanes put on a par score of 164-5, mainly thanks to Dawid Malan (75) – Billy Stanlake was the top bowler for the Stars with 3-25.
In reply, the Stars were in complete control of the run chase and were 112-4 in the 13th over, at one stage. However, after Maxwell (70) was out, the wheels came off dramatically and they were reduced to 143-9 in their 20 overs, losing by 21 runs
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Marcus Stoinis - 2.4 ov), 2-17 (Andre Fletcher - 2.6 ov), 3-40 (Hilton Cartwright - 5.4 ov), 4-112 (Nicholas Pooran - 12.4 ov), 5-112 (Glenn Maxwell - 13.1 ov), 6-119 (Ben Dunk - 14.3 ov), 7-136 (Sam Rainbird - 16.5 ov), 8-138 (Liam Hatcher - 17.4 ov), 9-138 (Lance Morris - 17.6 ov)
Melbourne Stars have now lost 3 games in a row.
Hobart Hurricanes - D'Arcy Short, Ben McDermott(wk), Dawid Malan, Peter Handscomb(c), Colin Ingram, Tim David, Johan Botha, Nathan Ellis, Scott Boland, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Lamichhane
Melbourne Stars - Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Hilton Cartwright, Glenn Maxwell(c), Nicholas Pooran(wk), Nic Maddinson, Ben Dunk, Liam Hatcher, Sam Rainbird, Billy Stanlake, Zahir Khan, Lance Morris
Start Time: 06:05
Toss: Melbourne Stars won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Blundstone Arena, Hobart
Officials: Gerard Abood, Nathan Johnstone, Tichaona Matibiri, David Johnston
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