Hobart Hurricanes blown away by Brisbane Heat in BBL
Brisbane Heat beat Hobart Hurricanes by 31 runs in the 21st match of the BBL 2019/20 at the Blundstone Arena, Hobart today.
Hobart Hurricanes 181-9 (20 Ovs) – (D'Arcy Short 25, Caleb Jewell 27, Clive Rose 27; Jack Prestwidge 2-16, Mark Steketee 2-29)
Brisbane Heat 212-3 (20 Ovs) – (Max Bryant 58, Chris Lynn 88*, Matt Renshaw 30; Riley Meredith 1-38)
Result – Brisbane Heat won by 31 runs
Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and decided to bowl against Brisbane Heat at the Blundstone Arena, Hobart today, it was decision they would rue later in the day.
In great batting conditions, Max Bryant 58 and Chris Lynn 88* took full advantage helping the Heat to a total of 212-3 off their 20 overs - Matt Renshaw 30 and Ben Cutting 18* also contributed with the bat and Riley Meredith 1-38 was the pick of the bowlers for the Hurricanes in this run fest.
In reply, Hobart Hurricanes score - D'Arcy Short 25, Caleb Jewell 27 and Ben McDermott 23 all got going but were unable to push on to get the big individual score required from a top order batsman and when David Miller (23) went, the score was 111-4 after 12.4 overs and the Hurricanes were in deep trouble in the run chase.
Hobart Hurricanes ended up on 181-9, with a cameo knock from Clive Rose 27, towards the end, giving the home crowd something to cheer about. There was some outstanding bowling from the Heat bowlers with all bowlers used taking wickets and Jack Prestwidge 2-16 and Mark Steketee 2-29 picking up two wickets apiece.
Hobart Hurricanes - D'Arcy Short, Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott(c)(wk), David Miller, George Bailey, Simon Milenko, James Faulkner, Nathan Ellis, Qais Ahmad, Clive Rose, Riley Meredith
Brisbane Heat - Tom Banton, Max Bryant, Chris Lynn(c), Matthew Renshaw, Jimmy Peirson(wk), Ben Cutting, Jack Prestwidge, Mark Steketee, Josh Lalor, Ben Laughlin, Zahir Khan
Start Time: 08:10
Toss: Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Blundstone Arena, Hobart
Officials: Darren Close, Sam Nogajski, Donovan Koch, Tichaona Matibiri, Peter Marshall
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