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Hobart Hurricanes storm to 7 wicket win over Sydney Thunder

Matthew Wade 85 for Hobart Hurricanes today
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Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and opted to bowl against Sydney Thunder, at the Blundstone Arena, Hobart today, in the BBL.

Match Summary              

Sydney Thunder 193 - 6 (Jos Buttler 89; James Faulkner 2-34, Clive Rose 2-30)

Hobart Hurricanes 196 – 3 (D'Arcy Short 58, Matthew Wade 85; Sam Rainbird 2-25)

Result - Hobart Hurricanes won by 7 wickets

Scorecard

Jos Buttler hit a fluent 89 off 54 balls (inc 8x4s and 4x6s) to help Sydney Thunder to 193 – 6, in their allotted overs. James Faulkner 2-34 and Clive Rose 2-30 were the pick of the Hobart Hurricanes bowlers.

In reply, D'Arcy Short 58 and skipper Matthew Wade 85 got the Hurricanes off to a flyer, hitting 120 off 12 overs, before D'Arcy Short was run out. There was no stopping them from that platform and despite some good bowling from Sydney Thunder’s Sam Rainbird 2-25, they were unable to contain George Bailey 23*, at the end, and Hobart Hurricanes won by 7 wickets, in the last over.

 

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

Sydney Thunder - Shane Watson(c), Jos Buttler(wk), Callum Ferguson, Joe Root, Jason Sangha, Daniel Sams, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green, Sam Rainbird, Jono Cook, Fawad Ahmed

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