Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers highlights BBL: Adelaide Strikers won by 8 wickets


Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers highlights: Jake Weatherald’s unbeaten 80 runs from only 32 balls propelled Adelaide Strikers to a convincing 8-wicket victory, allowing them to jump to 4th place, surpassing Melbourne Stars in the points table.

Match – 33rd Match, ADS vs HBH, Big Bash League 2023-24

Venue – Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Date – 11 January 2024, Thursday

Time – 1:45 PM IST

Toss – Adelaide Strikers have won the toss and have opted to field first


Adelaide Strikers (Playing XI):

Matthew Short(c), D Arcy Short, Jake Weatherald, Adam Hose, Thomas Kelly, Jamie Overton, Harry Nielsen(w), Henry Thornton, David Payne, Cameron Boyce, Lloyd Pope

Hobart Hurricanes (Playing XI):

Matthew Wade(w), Caleb Jewell, Macalister Wright, Ben McDermott, Corey Anderson, Nikhil Chaudhary, Tim David, Chris Jordan, Patrick Dooley, Nathan Ellis(c), Riley Meredith

The Adelaide Strikers secured a comfortable victory in the previous encounter against Hobart Hurricanes. Each with two matches left. It’s a do-or-die scenario for both teams, and a misstep at this stage will make their qualification prospects extremely challenging. The Adelaide Strikers have won their last two matches.

Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers highlights
Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers highlights: Jake Weatherald played a crucial innings of 80 runs

Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers highlights

Hobart Hurricanes Innings

Despite losing the toss and being asked to bat first, the Hobart Hurricanes didn’t get off to a promising start. Opener McDermott, who had a good performance in the previous match, fell early to Henry Thornton. Matthew Wade, making a comeback in this match after being absent from the previous game, couldn’t make a significant impact.

Macalister Wright and Caleb Jewell then partnered to stabilize the innings with a 55-run stand. However, Boyce dismissed both of them with his clever bowling. Tim David struck some powerful boundaries before unexpectedly getting out to Thornton, soon after Nikhil Chaudhary departed. Anderson also contributed with a few boundaries, guiding Hobart to a respectable total of 167/6.

Henry Thornton, Cameron Boyce, and Jamie Overton each took two wickets.

Hobart Hurricanes Scorecard

Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers highlights

Adelaide Strikers Innings

Matthew Short and D’Arcy Short provided a solid start for Adelaide Strikers, but both were dismissed in consecutive overs. D’Arcy Short fell to Nikhil Chaudhary, while M Short was dismissed by Chris Jordan. Due to Lynn’s injury, Jake Weatherald played in the third position. He dominated the Hobart Hurricanes bowlers, unleashing powerful shots.

Jake Weatherald exhibited an incredible batting performance, scoring 80 runs in just 32 balls, including nine fours and five sixes. Adelaide Strikers comfortably won the game, reaching 169/2 with 25 balls to spare. Chris Jordan and Nikhil Chaudhary managed to take one wicket each, but no other Hobart Hurricanes bowlers had an impact on Strikers’ batters.

With this victory, Adelaide Strikers secured the fourth position in the points table, while Hobart Hurricanes, with three wins, remain in 6th place.

Adelaide Strikers Scorecard

Points Table:

Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers highlights


Hobart Hurricanes Squad

Nathan Ellis(c), Matthew Wade(wk), Macalister Wright, Caleb Jewell, Sam Hain, Corey Anderson, Tim David, Nikhil Chaudhary, Patrick Dooley, Riley Meredith, Liam Guthrie, Chris Jordan, Mitchell Owen, Sam Heazlett, Billy Stanlake, Peter Hatzoglou, Ben McDermott, Iain Carlisle

Adelaide Strikers Squad

Matthew Short(c), Harry Nielsen(w), D Arcy Short, Adam Hose, Chris Lynn, Thomas Kelly, Jamie Overton, James Bazley, Henry Thornton, Wes Agar, David Payne, Ben Manenti, Lloyd Pope, Cameron Boyce, Brendan Doggett

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