Hobart Hurricanes 4 for 181 (McDermott 96, Malan 42, Sangha 2-45) defeated Sydney Thunder 5 for 177 (Billings 50, Hales 29, Boland 4-41) by six wickets

Ben McDermott scored a dazzling 96 when Hobart Hurricanes trumped Sydney Manunders by six wickets at Manuka Oval along the way, the Hurricanes also pocketed the bash boost point to jump from seventh to fourth on the BBL scoreboard

The Hurricanes didn’t get off to a good start in the hunt for 178, but a 109-in-61-ball partnership between McDermott and Dawid Malan with the third wicket helped reduce the equation it took from 44 balls to 56. Malan fell to Tanveer Sangha for a 28-ball 42, but McDermott kept attacking a total of eight fours and five sixes in 56 balls. When he got out, the Hurricanes only needed 13 of the 21 balls they scored with two overs

Previously, Scott Boland had won 4 for 41 – three of them in an over – but 50 of 34 balls from Sam Billings helped Thunder land a challenging total as Billings, who scored 40 of his 50 runs on the leg side, became also supported by the Hurricanes outfield players who put him on 22 and 38. In the end, however, it didn’t matter

After being placed on a used field, the Thunder got off to a brisk start when Usman Khawaja and Alex Hales added 64 to 71 overs for the first wicket while Riley Meredith found an extra jump to get Hales in trouble, the came Runs slightly from the other end Boland was held for 18 in the second run, and Hales beat him for six and four Khawaja came on stage with a foursome from Nathan Ellis when the Thunder finished the power play at 40 without a loss

Once the field restrictions were lifted, the hurricanes introduced wristspins in the form of Sandeep Lamichhane and D’Arcy Short at either end.The movement seemed to work until Khawaja started using his feet and found a couple of limits that forced Peter Handscomb to return to Boland in game eight, where the momentum shifted

Hales tried again to attack Boland, only to score a move to deep midfield.One ball later, Oliver Davies pushed a slower bouncer behind the stumps Callum Ferguson took a single on the next ball before Boland Khawaja bowled over an inside edge from 64 without Loss, the Donner slipped within five balls for 3 to 66

Ferguson and Billings consolidated for a while, bringing the Thunder down from 13 overs for 3 to 101. Lamichhane made just 28 runs in his four overs, despite conceding ten goals in the final, and Short was on his way to similar numbers when Billings decided to run after him.Billings was on 16 out of so many balls before Short started his fourth over, 14th the innings After a brace on the second ball, Billings swept the next for four. The Hurricanes had a chance to end Billings’ innings on the next ball when the batsman made a long jump to long-off, but Mitchell Owen dropped the hook for salt rubbing in the wound, Billings sent the next ball for six over deep center roof Billings got another life two overs later when Will Jacks, who came from Long-On, spilled a slim chance

Ferguson left for 23 balls out of 24, but with 137 for 4 at the end of 17 overs, the Thunder were well placed to take advantage of the power surge.Billings brought up his fifty – out of 33 balls – with a four out of Boland, fell on the next ball to give Boland his fourth wicket but Ben Cutting (15 * out of 10) and Daniel Sams (16 * out of 6) smashed three fours and six between them to make sure the thunder ended strong p>

The Hurricanes Had To Start Well Instead, they lost a wicket on the first ball when Adam Milne rattled Will Jacks’ stump with a late inswinger.Short started with a straight foursome but took off for 6 against Nathan McAndrew in the middle, around the Leaving Hurricanes 14 for 2 in the third Milne could have had Malan too, but Sangha had a slim chance of a short, fine leg on the last ball of the power play. Malan was 3 at the time

Usually Malan was a slow starter and took an offensive approach from the start He swept Sangha for a six before cracking a move against McAndrew to go from 10 balls to 20 The real kick-off was McDermott, who crushed McAndrew for a 97-yard six after working 23 on the next round, he returned Chris Green back for four With six taken by the tenth for a bash boost point, Ferguson brought back Sams, but even he couldn’t defend that

With 94 balls out of 60 required, the Thunder were still very much in the game. But the Hurricanes’ decision to use the Power Surge immediately changed the dynamics completely. The Thunder used their two best bowlers – Milne and Sams – but with Malan and McDermott, who were well placed, had still lost 31 points in those two overs, McDermott brought his half-century of 37 balls with a four out of Milne His brutal punch that included two towering sixes and a fours in front of Sams, meant that the hurricanes needed 63 balls out of 48 at the end of the climb

Hurricanes hit Malan in the 13th Game lost but McDermott was unstoppable Another big six in front of Sangha got him to 94 He opted for the slog sweep of the next ball but ended up getting it wrong Milne, however, put it on a deep square leg. The next ball, McDermott tried to going over the ceiling just to get to the top Davies made no mistake at the backward point, however, until then the result was a foregone conclusion

Billings took half a century to get the Thunder on a good score, but it wasn’t enough

Hobart Hurricanes 4 for 181 (McDermott 96, Malan 42, Sangha 2-45) defeated Sydney Thunder 5 for 177 (Billings 50, Hales 29, Boland 4-41) by six wickets

Ben McDermott scored a dazzling 96 when Hobart Hurricanes trumped Sydney Manunders by six wickets at Manuka Oval along the way, the Hurricanes also pocketed the bash boost point to jump from seventh to fourth on the BBL scoreboard

The Hurricanes didn’t get off to a good start in the hunt for 178, but a 109-in-61-ball partnership between McDermott and Dawid Malan with the third wicket helped reduce the equation it took from 44 balls to 56. Malan fell to Tanveer Sangha for a 28-ball 42, but McDermott kept attacking a total of eight fours and five sixes in 56 balls. When he got out, the Hurricanes only needed 13 of the 21 balls they scored with two overs

Previously, Scott Boland had won 4 for 41 – three of them in an over – but 50 of 34 balls from Sam Billings helped Thunder land a challenging total as Billings, who scored 40 of his 50 runs on the leg side, became also supported by the Hurricanes outfield players who put him on 22 and 38. In the end, however, it didn’t matter

After being placed on a used field, the Thunder got off to a brisk start when Usman Khawaja and Alex Hales added 64 to 71 overs for the first wicket while Riley Meredith found an extra jump to get Hales in trouble, the came Runs slightly from the other end Boland was held for 18 in the second run, and Hales beat him for six and four Khawaja came on stage with a foursome from Nathan Ellis when the Thunder finished the power play at 40 without a loss

Once the field restrictions were lifted, the hurricanes introduced wristspins in the form of Sandeep Lamichhane and D’Arcy Short at either end.The movement seemed to work until Khawaja started using his feet and found a couple of limits that forced Peter Handscomb to return to Boland in game eight, where the momentum shifted

Hales tried again to attack Boland, only to score a move to deep midfield.One ball later, Oliver Davies pushed a slower bouncer behind the stumps Callum Ferguson took a single on the next ball before Boland Khawaja bowled over an inside edge from 64 without Loss, the Donner slipped within five balls for 3 to 66

Ferguson and Billings consolidated for a while, bringing the Thunder down from 13 overs for 3 to 101. Lamichhane made just 28 runs in his four overs, despite conceding ten goals in the final, and Short was on his way to similar numbers when Billings decided to run after him.Billings was on 16 out of so many balls before Short started his fourth over, 14th the innings After a brace on the second ball, Billings swept the next for four. The Hurricanes had a chance to end Billings’ innings on the next ball when the batsman made a long jump to long-off, but Mitchell Owen dropped the hook for salt rubbing in the wound, Billings sent the next ball for six over deep center roof Billings got another life two overs later when Will Jacks, who came from Long-On, spilled a slim chance

Ferguson left for 23 balls out of 24, but with 137 for 4 at the end of 17 overs, the Thunder were well placed to take advantage of the power surge.Billings brought up his fifty – out of 33 balls – with a four out of Boland, fell on the next ball to give Boland his fourth wicket but Ben Cutting (15 * out of 10) and Daniel Sams (16 * out of 6) smashed three fours and six between them to make sure the thunder ended strong p>

The Hurricanes Had To Start Well Instead, they lost a wicket on the first ball when Adam Milne rattled Will Jacks’ stump with a late inswinger.Short started with a straight foursome but took off for 6 against Nathan McAndrew in the middle, around the Leaving Hurricanes 14 for 2 in the third Milne could have had Malan too, but Sangha had a slim chance of a short, fine leg on the last ball of the power play. Malan was 3 at the time

Usually Malan was a slow starter and took an offensive approach from the start He swept Sangha for a six before cracking a move against McAndrew to go from 10 balls to 20 The real kick-off was McDermott, who crushed McAndrew for a 97-yard six after working 23 on the next round, he returned Chris Green back for four With six taken by the tenth for a bash boost point, Ferguson brought back Sams, but even he couldn’t defend that

With 94 balls out of 60 required, the Thunder were still very much in the game. But the Hurricanes’ decision to use the Power Surge immediately changed the dynamics completely. The Thunder used their two best bowlers – Milne and Sams – but with Malan and McDermott, who were well placed, had still lost 31 points in those two overs, McDermott brought his half-century of 37 balls with a four out of Milne His brutal punch that included two towering sixes and a fours in front of Sams, meant that the hurricanes needed 63 balls out of 48 at the end of the climb

Hurricanes hit Malan in the 13th Game lost but McDermott was unstoppable Another big six in front of Sangha got him to 94 He opted for the slog sweep of the next ball but ended up getting it wrong Milne, however, put it on a deep square leg. The next ball, McDermott tried to going over the ceiling just to get to the top Davies made no mistake at the backward point, however, until then the result was a foregone conclusion

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