Hobart Hurricanes beat Sydney Thunder by 57 runs in BBL
D'Arcy Short (5-21) was the hero with the ball for the Hurricanes today as Sydney Thunder disintegrated in the run chase losing 4 wickets for 6 runs during his spell of bowling.
Hobart Hurricanes 185 – 6 (Matthew Wade 56, Mac Wright 64, George Bailey 29; Daniel Sams 4-34, Arjun Nair 2-19)
Sydney Thunder 128 (Alex Hales 63, Alex Ross 36; D'Arcy Short 5-21, Scott Boland 2-31)
Result - Hobart Hurricanes won by 57 runs
Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and decided to bat first against Sydney Thunder at the Blundstone Arena, Hobart.
The Hurricanes scored a competitive 185 – 6 with Matthew Wade 56, Mac Wright 64 and George Bailey 29 the run getters and Daniel Sams 4-34 and Arjun Nair 2-19 the pick of the bowlers for Thunder.
In reply, Sydney Thunder were going along nicely at 100- 2 off 12 overs, when Alex Hales was out for 63, with the score then 100-3. Thunder then capitulated to 128 all out - D'Arcy Short 5-21 and Scott Boland 2-31 were the heroes with the ball for the Hurricanes.
D'Arcy Short was adjudged Player of the Match for his astonishing spell of bowling, returning figures of 5-21 off 4 overs.
Hobart Hurricanes - D'Arcy Short, Matthew Wade(c), Mac Wright, David Miller, Ben McDermott(wk), George Bailey, James Faulkner, Clive Rose, Nathan Ellis, Qais Ahmad, Scott Boland
Sydney Thunder - Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson(c), Alex Ross, Chris Morris, Jay Lenton(wk), Daniel Sams, Arjun Nair, Gurinder Sandhu, Jono Cook, Liam Bowe
Start Time: 07:10
Toss: Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and decided to bat
Venue: Blundstone Arena, Hobart
Officials: Gerard Abood, Simon Lightbody, Anthony Wilds, Muhammad Qureshi, Stephen Bernard
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