Sydney Thunder beat Hobart Hurricanes by 4 wickets in BBL thriller
Sydney Thunder won the toss and decided to field against Hobart Hurricanes at the Manuka Oval, Canberra in the BBL today.
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)
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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