BBL12 Match 32: Harper stars as Renegades blow away Hurricanes
Melbourne Renegades beat Hobart Hurricanes by 6 wickets, at the Docklands Stadium, Melbourne today, mainly thanks to a punishing knock of 89, by Sam Harper for the Renegades, in the run chase.
Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes, 32nd Match, Big Bash League
Melbourne Renegades 164/4 (18.1 ov)
Hobart Hurricanes 162/8 (20 ov)
Result - Melbourne Renegades won by 6 wickets
His best ever BBL knock when the Gades needed it most! ??@KFCAustralia #BBL12 pic.twitter.com/NTaTHYGMl5— KFC Big Bash League (@BBL) January 7, 2023
Melbourne Renegades won the toss and decided to bowl against Hobart Hurricanes and that seemed a good decision, as the home side restricted the Hurricanes to a par score of 162/8 (20 ov).
Ben McDermott, Caleb Jewell, Matthew Wade and Faheem Ashraf all got into their 20s but no one managed to extend their innings to put the total out of reach.
Thomas Stewart Rogers and Kane Richardson were the top wicket takers for the Renegades.
In the run chase, Sam Harper was the hero for the Renegades with a match winning 89 as the hosts won by 6 wickets.
Player of the Match – Sam Harper (Renegades)
Hobart Hurricanes Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Caleb Jewell - 5.4 ov), 2-73 (Ben McDermott - 8.1 ov), 3-94 (Zak Crawley - 11.1 ov), 4-95 (Matthew Wade - 11.3 ov), 5-105 (Asif Ali - 13.2 ov), 6-118 (Tim David - 14.6 ov), 7-129 (Wil Parker - 16.1 ov), 8-141 (Faheem Ashraf - 17.3 ov)
Melbourne Renegades: Marcus Harris, Martin Guptill, Sam Harper (WK), Aaron Finch (C), Jonathan Wells, Mackenzie Harvey, Will Sutherland, Akeal Hosein, Thomas Stewart Rogers, Kane Richardson Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Hobart Hurricanes: Ben McDermott, Caleb Jewell, Zak Crawley, Matthew Wade (WK/C), Tim David, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Wil Parker, Nathan Ellis, Paddy Dooley, Riley Meredith
Date: Saturday, January 7, 2023 07:05
Venue: Docklands Stadium, Melbourne, Melbourne
Toss: Melbourne Renegades won the toss & elected to field
Officials Umpires: Gerard Abood(Australia) Nathan Johnstone(Australia) Paul Wilson(Australia TV)
Match Referee: Bob Parry(Australia)
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