Hurricanes ‘cooked’ by Sydney Thunder in BBL Eliminator
Jono Cook (4-21 off 4 overs) had a brilliant spell with the ball for Sydney Thunder, to help them beat Hobart Hurricanes by 57 runs, in their BBL Eliminator clash at the Blundstone Arena, Hobart today.
Hobart Hurricanes 140 (18.3 Ovs) – (D'Arcy Short 37, Simon Milenko 28; Jono Cook,4-21 ,Chris Morris 3-27, Daniel Sams 2-24)
Sydney Thunder 197 – 5 (20 Ovs) - (Alex Hales 60, Usman Khawaja 54, Callum Ferguson 33; Nathan Ellis 1-18)
Result – Sydney Thunder won by 57 runs
Sydney Thunder won the toss and decided to bat against the Hurricanes and Sydney Thunder raced to 197 – 5 in their 20 overs, mainly thanks to Alex Hales 60, Usman Khawaja 54 and Callum Ferguson 33; Nathan Ellis 1-18 was the pick of the bowlers for the Hurricanes.
In reply, the Hurricanes were literally ‘cooked’ by the Thunder - Jono Cook took 4-21 off his 4 over spell, including the crucial wickets of D'Arcy Short and Matthew Wade.
Hobart Hurricanes were bundled out for 140 in 18.3 Overs – D'Arcy Short 37 and Simon Milenko 28 top scored; Jono Cook 4-21 ,Chris Morris 3-27 and Daniel Sams 2-24 were the heroes with the ball for the Thunder.
Jono Cook’s 4-21 off 4 overs for Sydney Thunder won him the Player of the Match Award
Sydney Thunder move on to play the Adelaide Strikers, at Adelaide Oval on Saturday, in the BBL Knock Out.
Hobart Hurricanes - D'Arcy Short, Matthew Wade(c), Mac Wright, Ben McDermott(wk), George Bailey, Simon Milenko, James Faulkner, Clive Rose, Nathan Ellis, Qais Ahmad, Scott Boland
Sydney Thunder - Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson(c), Alex Ross, Arjun Nair, Chris Morris, Daniel Sams, Jay Lenton(wk), Chris Tremain, Jono Cook, Brendan Doggett
Start Time: 08:40
Toss: Sydney Thunder won the toss and decided to bat
Venue: Blundstone Arena, Hobart
Officials: Shawn Craig, Paul Wilson, John Ward, Geoffrey Joshua, Robert Parry
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