Big Bash League: Sydney Thunder beat Hobart Hurricanes by four wickets

WION Web Team Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Jan 11, 2020, 06.12 PM(IST)

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Thunders are back to the winning ways after losing the last three games in a row.

Sydney Thunder beat Hobart Hurricanes with two balls to spare, this came after Alex Hales quick-fired 55 runs in just 36 balls. 

Alex Hales was judged as the man of the match.

Official Big Bash Leagues took to twitter to congratulate Alex Hales,


Thunders are back to the winning ways after losing the last three games in a row. They won the toss and decided to bowl first. 

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Hobart Hurricanes posted a decent score of 162/6 with George Bailey scoring most runs (43) for the team.  He was followed by Ben Mcdermott who scored 33 runs. Both of them where joint-highest six hitters in the game. They hit 3 sixes each. 

Sydney Thunder bowlers Daniel Sams and Chris Morris scalped two wickets each and Liam Bowe and Brendan Doggett took one wicket apiece. 

Thunders started off with a bang, opening partnership for 96 runs of Usman Khawaja and Alex Hales shattered the spirits of Hobart Hurricanes. 

Alex Hales hit 55 runs in 36 balls and contributed the most in the run-chase. He smashed two sixes and six fours. 

But Sydney lost four wickets in quick succession, giving Hobart hopes for a comeback. Alex Ross and Chris Morris stabilized the innings which helped Thunders to a striving victory.

The Thunders move up to third in the Points Table, whereas Hobart Hurricanes are on seventh on the Points table