D’arcy Short 5 wicket haul took Hurricane into the final contention of BBL 9 with the 57 runs victory against Sydney Thunder. An unlikely bowling spell by D’Arcy Short, which is the best bowling figure in the Big Bash League, recorded the 5th win of the tournament. Hurricanes beat Thunder by 57 Runs – D’Arcy short-faced only two balls in his batting innings and gone without opening his account. His superb bowling performance stunts Thunder with the lower middle-order collapse in the pursuit of a competitive total.
While batting first at Bellerive Oval Hurricanes put 186 in 20 overs with the loss of six wickets. After the fall of D’Arcy Short, at the second wicket, Mac Wright joined Matthew wade and piled up for 97 runs partnership. The second wicket 97 runs company off 60 deliveries took her against to 186 runs in 20 overs. An individual performance by Short, climb back final calculations for Hurricanes as they got the positive NRR at the points table. Short best bowling figures in BBL with his 5/21 four overs spell brought a special treat with an impressive win.
While in the pursuit of 186 runs, Sydney Thunder collapsed badly after the departure of Alex Hales. Thunder lost eight wickets for just 28 runs and recorded the massive blow in their net-run rate. Things were ultimately going in favor of Sydney Thunder before the lost the Alex Hales at the crease. Thunder was 100/3 in 12.2 overs, and they lost eight wickets for just 28 runs. Bellerive Stadium witnessed one of the humiliating defeat for Thunder’s as host clinched the victory by 57 runs.
D’Arcy Short Unlikely 5 Wickets Haul
Once again, a responsible and outstanding inning by Matthew Wade and Mac Wright at Bellerive Oval. As the scored half-centuries secured their position against Thunder. George Bailey played brilliant innings of 29 runs for just ten balls, including his three boundaries and two maximum. The game was set for both teams to make their way to the Big Bash League 9th season finale. The crowd was about to watch competitive cricket at Bellerive Oval. But a dramatic collapse in the second half of the second innings changes things completely.
Daniel Sams pickup 4/34 as his best bowling figure in the BBL 9, taking two equal and Richardson bowling records in the season. While batting first hurricanes opening batsman, the seashore cell after consuming just to deliveries wait and make right played brilliant innings of 94 runs partnership in 60 deliveries. Every over with an average run rate of 7 and a half set on the crease. Hurricane gave a plodding start when they were 1/5 in two overs.
Callum Ferguson decided to take advantage of the slow bowling as Hurricanes were playing defensively. He launched only two bowlers in the first eight overs to ensure maximum dot balls restricted batman playing big shots. It was a perfect batting surface Wade and Wright used the crease correctly. They were looking to smash a big total as the playfield they earlier set. After the depart of Wade off the slower delivery deceiving him by Sams caught by Lenton.
George Bailey 29 off 10 ended the skillful over from Daniel Sams taking Hurricanes to 186/5 in 20 overs. While in the chase of a competitive total, Khawaja falls for three after consuming eight balls. Ferguson and Hales formed a partnership of 46 runs off 26 balls, and then skipper falls to 12 terms off eight shots. D’Arcy Short five wickets as 5/21 bowling figure marked the 5th victory for Hurricanes.