BBL 2020 Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars Highlights: Both the team lock their horns to play the 23rd league match of BBL 2020. If Hobart Hurricanes win the match they would make it to the second position in the BBL 2020 points table.
Match: Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars
Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Toss Details: Melbourne Stars won the toss and opt to bowl
Andre Fletcher, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Glenn Maxwell(c), Nicholas Pooran(w), Nic Maddinson, Ben Dunk, Liam Hatcher, Sam Rainbird, Billy Stanlake, Zahir Khan.
D Arcy Short, Ben McDermott(w), Dawid Malan, Peter Handscomb(c), Colin Ingram, Tim David, Johan Botha, Nathan Ellis, Scott Boland, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Lamichhane.
BBL 2020 Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars Highlights
Hobart Hurricanes Batting
McDermott and D Arcy Short get into the crease. Rainbird opens the bowling attack on behalf of Melbourne Stars. D Arcy Short in the first over with a couple of boundaries scored 13 runs and makes an impressive start for the team.
Soon in the second bowled by Maxwell, D Arcy Short dismissed for 12 runs and returns to Pavillion. Ben McDermott join hands with Dawid Malan for the first wicket.
The duo dragged Hobart Hurricanes to scored 71 runs for 1 wicket loss at the end of the 10th over. Melbourne Stars struggles to break the partnership and seeks for its all possible way to dismiss the well-settled duo. The duo as expected makes a massive partnership after D Arcy Short’s dismissal.
In the 13th over, Stanlake makes a back to back wickets by dismissing McDermott and Nathan Ellis while scoring 31 and 0 run respectively. At the end of the 15th over Hobart Hurricanes scored 109 runs for 3 wickets loss.
Hobart Hurricanes are in need to make use of death overs to set a decent target for Melbourne Stars. Ingram for his counterpart scored 26 runs before dismissing in Stanlake’s over. At the end of the 20 overs, Hobart Hurricanes scored 164 runs for 5 wickets loss.
Melbourne Stars Batting
Though it is not an easy target it is a possible target to chase down by Maxwell led team. Andre Fletcher and Stoinis get into the crease to lead Melbourne Stars. Riley Meredith opens the attack on behalf of Hobart Hurricanes.
Boland in the 3rd over of the second innings makes a back to back wickets by dismissing Stoinis(7) and Andre Fletcher(10). Losing a couple of wickets in an early stage loads pressure over Melbourne Stars batting lineup.
Melbourne Stars is in need to male a steady partnership to chase down the target of 165 runs. But soon Lamichhane in the 6th over dismissed Cartwright for 8 runs while Melbourne Stars scored 45 runs for 3 wickets loss at the end of the 6th over.
Skipper Glenn Maxwell and Nicholas Pooran join hands and lead Melbourne Stars. The duo as expected smashed the deliveries in all possible ways and leads Melbourne Stars to score 83 runs for 3 wickets loss at the end of the 10 overs.
Hobart Hurricanes get under pressure when skipper Maxwell makes an aggressive inning. Boland in the 13th over breaks the long stand partnership by dismissing Pooran for 14 runs.
In the following over Botha scatters the only hope of Melbourne Stars by dismissing Maxwell for 70 runs. Lamichhane in the followed over loads pressure over Melbourne Stars by dismissing Ben Dunk for 2 runs.
Melbourne Stars needs to make a massive death overs partnership to win the match against Hobart Hurricanes. But Hobart Hurricanes with their aggressive bowling attack restricts Stars’ score and windup the innings when Melbourne Stars scored 143 runs for 9 wickets loss.
Hobart Hurricanes beat Melbourne Stars and won by 21 runs.
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