Hobart Hurricanes too hot for Perth Scorchers today in BBL

D'Arcy Short in the runs again for Hobart Hurricanes
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Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and decided to field against Perth Scorchers at the University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston today in the BBL.

Match Summary

Perth Scorchers 107 - 8 (Ashton Agar 32, Hilton Cartwright 29; Riley Meredith 3-15, D'Arcy Short 2-17, James Faulkner 2-21)

Hobart Hurricanes 110 - 4  (D'Arcy Short 34, Alex Doolan 41* ; Aston Agar 2-19)

Result – Hobart Hurricanes won by 6 wickets

Scorecard

Tournament Stats and Table

Riley Meredith 3-15, D'Arcy Short 2-17 and James Faulkner 2-21 restricted Perth Scorchers to 107 – 8 in their 20 overs - Ashton Agar 32 and Hilton Cartwright 29 were the mainstays of their batting.

In reply, Hobart Hurricanes patiently made their way to a 6 wicket victory in 17.3 overs. D'Arcy Short 34 and Alex Doolan 41* the mainstays of their batting. Aston Agar 2-19 was the pick of the Scorchers bowlers.

 

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

Perth Scorchers - Michael Klinger, William Bosisto, Hilton Cartwright, Ashton Turner(c), Cameron Bancroft(wk), Ashton Agar, David Willey, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff

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