Melbourne Renegades beat Hobart Hurricanes by 6 wickets in BBL

Aaron Finch 42 for Melbourne Renegades
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Melbourne Renegades won the toss and decided to bowl against league leaders Hobart Hurricanes at the Marvel Stadium, Melbourne today in the BBL.

Match Summary

Hobart Hurricanes 145 - 5 (Ben McDermott 50, George Bailey 70*; Kane Richardson 3-38, Usman Shinwari 1-24)

Melbourne Renegades 150-4 (Aaron Finch 42, Sam Harper 32, Mohammad Nabi 26*, Daniel Christian 25*)

Result - Melbourne Renegades won by 6 wickets

Scorecard

Tournament Stats and Table

Batting first, Hobart Hurricanes were in some trouble at 11-3, however, Ben McDermott 50 and George Bailey 70* pulled the situation around with a partnership of 102 for the 4th wicket. The Hurricanes ended up with 145 - 5 in their 20 overs with Kane Richardson 3-38 and Usman Shinwari 1-24 the pick of the Melbourne Renegades bowlers.

In reply, the Renegades got home with 4 balls to go, winning by 6 wickets thanks to some great batting from Aaron Finch 42, Sam Harper 32, Mohammad Nabi 26* and Daniel Christian 25* - Clive Rose 1-15 off 4 overs was the pick of the Hobart Hurricanes bowlers.

  

Melbourne Renegades - Aaron Finch(c), Mackenzie Harvey, Sam Harper(wk), Tom Cooper, Beau Webster, Mohammad Nabi, Daniel Christian, Jack Wildermuth, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson, Usman Shinwari

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

 

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