Hobart Hurricanes beat Melbourne Renegades by 4 runs in BBL classic at the Marvel Stadium
On a great batting track, Hobart Hurricanes won an enthralling, high scoring match against Melbourne Renegades by 4 runs, in a BBL classic, at the Marvel Stadium, today.
Melbourne Renegades 186-4 (20 Ovs) – (Shaun Marsh 56, Mohammad Nabi 63, Beau Webster 50; Nathan Ellis 1-35, Qais Ahmad 1-25)
Hobart Hurricanes 190 – 3 (20 Ovs) – (Matthew Wade 66, Mac Wright 70, Ben McDermott 38*; Cameron Boyce 2-27, Mohammad Nabi 1-24)
Result - Hobart Hurricanes won by 4 runs
Melbourne Renegades won the toss and decided to field against Hobart Hurricanes at the Marvel Stadium, Melbourne today in their BBL clash.
Hobart Hurricanes scored a competitive 190 – 3 in their 20 Overs with Matthew Wade 66, Mac Wright 70 and Ben McDermott 38* the main run getters and Cameron Boyce 2-27 and Mohammad Nabi 1-24 the pick of the bowlers for the Renegades.
In reply, Melbourne Renegades just missed out on one of the great run chases (and completing their 3rd win on the bounce) - Mohammad Nabi produced one of those great innings, hitting 63 off 30 balls (inc 4x6s and 4x4s) and was ably supported by Shaun Marsh 56 and Beau Webster.
With one over to go the Renegades needed 11 runs to win when Beau Webster was out for 50 – with 4 balls to go there were 9 runs required to win – enter Samit Patel to join Dan Christian – Nathan Ellis bowled some great death deliveries and the Hurricanes won by 5 runs.
Mac Wright was adjudged Player of the Match for his outstanding 70 for the Hurricanes, which kept them in the hunt for the play-offs.
Melbourne Renegades - Shaun Marsh, Marcus Harris, Sam Harper(wk), Beau Webster, Will Sutherland, Daniel Christian(c), Mohammad Nabi, Samit Patel, Jack Wildermuth, Cameron Boyce, Andrew Fekete, Tom Cooper
Hobart Hurricanes - Matthew Wade(c), Mac Wright, Jake Doran, David Miller, Ben McDermott(wk), George Bailey, Clive Rose, Tom Rogers, Nathan Ellis, Qais Ahmad, Scott Boland
Start Time: 08:10
Toss: Melbourne Renegades won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Marvel Stadium, Melbourne
Officials: Shawn Craig, Anthony Wilds, John Ward, Greg Azzopardi, Robert Stratford
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