Sydney Thunder beat Hobart Hurricanes by 4 wickets in BBL thriller

Usman Khawaja 36 for Sydney Thunder today in BBL

Sydney Thunder won the toss and decided to field against Hobart Hurricanes at the Manuka Oval, Canberra in the BBL today.

Match Summary

Hobart Hurricanes 165-4 (Matthew Wade 45, Ben McDermott 44*, George Bailey 53; Pat Cummins 2-28)

Sydney Thunder 166-6 (Usman Khawaja 36, Callum Ferguson 47, Chris Green 34*; D'Arcy Short 2-27, Qais Ahmad 2-22)

Result – Sydney Thunder won by 4 wickets (DLS Method)


Tournament Stats and Points Table

Batting first, in a rain affected matc h(which reduced the overs to 19 aside) Hobart Hurricanes scored a par 165-4 (off 19 overs) with Matthew Wade 45, Ben McDermott 44* and George Bailey 53 the mainstays of their batting and Pat Cummins 2-28 the pick of the bowlers for Sydney Thunder.

In reply, Sydney Thunder were successful in their run chase, scoring 166-6 with Usman Khawaja 36, Callum Ferguson 47 and Chris Green 34* mainly responsible for getting them over the line; D'Arcy Short 2-27 and Qais Ahmad 2-22 were the pick of the bowlers for Hobart Hurricanes



Sydney Thunder - Shane Watson(c), Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson, Anton Devcich, Chris Green, Daniel Sams, Chris Jordan, Matthew Gilkes(wk), Pat Cummins, Gurinder Sandhu, Fawad Ahmed

Hobart Hurricanes - Matthew Wade(c)(wk), D'Arcy Short, Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott, George Bailey, Simon Milenko, Jofra Archer, Clive Rose, Qais Ahmad, David Moody, Riley Meredith


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