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Hobart Hurricanes beat Melbourne Stars by 59 runs in BBL

D'Arcy Short 96* for Hobart Hurricanes today
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Melbourne Stars won the toss and decided to bowl against Hobart Hurricanes at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne today in the BBL.

Match Summary

Hobart Hurricanes 185-2 (D'Arcy Short 96*, Matthew Wade 41; Tom O'Connell 1-17)

Melbourne Stars 126  (Seb Gotch 34; Johan Botha 2-12, Riley Meredith 4-21)

Result - Hobart Hurricanes won by 59 runs

Scorecard

Tournament Stats and Table

A T20 lesson in batting from D'Arcy Short 96* and Matthew Wade 41 secured Hobart Hurricanes a score of 185-2 in their 20 overs, both batting superbly in their opening stand of 95.

In reply, Melbourne Stars 126 all out, were never really in the run chase thanks to some great bowling from Johan Botha 2-12 and Riley Meredith 4-21. Seb Gotch 34 top scored.

 

 

Melbourne Stars - Ben Dunk, Evan Gulbis, Nick Larkin, Nic Maddinson(c), Seb Gotch(wk), Dwayne Bravo, Jonathan Merlo, Liam Plunkett, Jackson Bird, Tom O'Connell, Liam Bowe

Hobart Hurricanes - Jofra Archer, George Bailey, Johan Botha, Jake Doran, James Faulkner, Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, Simon Milenko, Clive Rose, D'Arcy Short, Matthew Wade(c)(wk)

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