BBL12 Match 22: Thunder blow away Hurricanes by 62 runs as Hales, Davies and Doggett shine
Alex Hales (77), Oliver Davies (65) and Brendan Doggett (4-35) combined as Sydney Thunder beat Hobart Hurricanes by 62 runs, at the Lavington Sports Oval, Albury earlier today.
Sydney Thunder vs Hobart Hurricanes, 22nd Match, Big Bash League
Sydney Thunder 228/6 (20 ov)
Hobart Hurricanes 166/10 (17 ov)
Result - Sydney Thunder won by 62 runs
Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and elected to field and Sydney Thunder piled on 228/6 in their 20 overs - mainly thanks to Alex Hales (77), Oliver Davies (65) - Nathan Ellis 4-37 was the main wicket taker for the Hurricanes.
In the run chase, the Hurricanes were in the game until Matthew Wade 67 (off 30 balls inc 6x6s) was out with the score 105/3 in the 11th over. After that, it was all downhill for the Huuricanes - .Brendan Doggett (4-35) was the pick of the bowlers for Thunder.
Player of the Match - Oliver Davies (65 off 32 balls inc 5x6s)
Sydney Thunder Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Matthew Gilkes - 3.1 ov), 2-74 (Rilee Rossouw - 7.3 ov), 3-179 (Oliver Davies - 16.1 ov), 4-182 (Daniel Sams - 16.4 ov), 5-214 (Alex Ross - 18.5 ov), 6-214 (Alex Hales - 19.1 ov)
Hobart Hurricanes Fall of wickets: 1-7 (D'Arcy Short - 2.1 ov), 2-79 (Caleb Jewell - 7.3 ov), 3-105 (Matthew Wade - 10.2 ov), 4-127 (Jimmy Neesham - 12.1 ov), 5-142 (Tim David - 13.2 ov), 6-143 (Asif Ali - 13.4 ov), 7-146 (Shadab Khan - 14.3 ov), 8-156 (Nathan Ellis - 15.3 ov), 9-157 (Joel Paris - 15.5 ov), 10-166 (Riley Meredith - 16.6 ov)
Sydney Thunder: Alex Hales, Matthew Gilkes (WK), Rilee Rossouw, Oliver Davies, Daniel Sams, Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green (C), Brendan Doggett, Usman Qadir
Hobart Hurricanes: D'Arcy Short,Caleb Jewell,Shadab Khan, Matthew Wade (WK/C), Tim David, Asif Ali, Jimmy Neesham, Joel Paris, Nathan Ellis, Paddy Dooley, Riley Meredith
Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022 04:30
Venue: Lavington Sports Oval, Albury, Albury
Toss: Hobart Hurricanes won the toss & elected to field
Officials Umpires: Greg Davidson (Australia) Paul Wilson (Australia) Michael Graham-Smith (Australia TV)
Match Referee: Bob Stratford (Australia)
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