BBL 2020: Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes Highlights
BBL 2020: Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes Highlights

BBL 2020 Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes Highlights: Both the team lock their horns to play the 16th league match of BBL 2020. Brisbane Heat is in pressure to register their first victory of the tournament to gain points in the BBL 2020 points table.

Match: Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes

Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane

Toss Details: Brisbane Heat won the toss and opt to bowl

Playing XI

Brisbane Heat

Sam Heazlett, Max Bryant, Daniel Lawrence, Tom Cooper, Jack Wildermuth, Lewis Gregory, Jimmy Peirson(w/c), James Bazley, Mark Steketee, Xavier Bartlett, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

Hobart Hurricanes

D Arcy Short, Dawid Malan, Ben McDermott(w), Peter Handscomb(c), Colin Ingram, Tim David, James Faulkner, Nathan Ellis, Scott Boland, Wil Parker, Riley Meredith.

BBL 2020 Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes Highlights

Hobart Hurricanes Batting

D Arcy Short and McDermott get into the crease to lead Hobart Hurricanes. Xavier Bartlett opens the attack on behalf of Brisbane Heat. Brisbane Heat is in need to pick quick wickets in order to avoid a massive run chase.

Though Brisbane bowlers let Hobart Hurricanes to score in the first three overs, Wildermuth in the 4th over dismissed McDermott for 16 runs. Following a gap, Gregory dismissed D Arcy Short in the 8th over and loads pressure over Hobart Hurricanes.

Gregory in the 10th over makes a back to back wicket and restrict the players to score more in the first half of the batting. Post the 4 wickets down Hobart Hurricanes starts to struggle to add runs to the scoreboard.

Hobart Hurricanes failed to make an impressive innings to raise the team’s score. After losing 7 wickets Hobart Hurricanes scored 148 runs at the end of the 20 overs.

Brisbane Heat Batting

Bryant and Heazlett get into the crease to lead Brisbane Heat to chase down the target of 148 runs. Faulkner opens the attack on behalf of Hobart Hurricanes.

By realizing the pressure and need of making an opening partnership Brisbane Heat openers make a massive first wicket partnership. The duo scored massive 67 runs for no wicket loss at the end of the 5 overs.

Finally, Nathan Ellis makes the first blow for Brisbane Heat by dismissing Bryant for 31 runs. But the destruction is already done and Brisbane Heat players need to lead the aggressive batting style.

But in the followed over D Arcy Short dismissed Daniel Lawrence for a duck and makes Brisbane Heat fans to worry. D Arcy Short again in the 9th and 11th over makes another couple of blow-by dismissing Heazlett and Tom Cooper for 48 runs and 7 runs respectively.

D Arcy Short poses a threat over Brisbane Heat players by making three quick wickets. The pressure, even more, arises when Riley Meredith dismissed Wildermuth for 8 runs in the 12th over.

Jimmy Peirson and James Bazley join hands and is in need to make a match-winning partnership. James Bazley with his quick-fire 19 balls 31 runs drags Brisbane Heat to register their maiden victory of the BBL 2020.

Watch BBL 2020 Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes Highlights

Player of the Match 

Lewis Gregory