RESULT
11th Match (N), Hobart, December 28, 2018, Big Bash League
(19.1/20 ov, T:194) 196/3

Hurricanes won by 7 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)

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Hobart Hurricanes win by seven wickets with five balls to spare after a masterful run chase. It was set up by Matthew Wade and D'Arcy Short, then finished by a big-hitting display from George Bailey. The best game of the BBL so far, some quality batting with Jos Buttler also in the run. Hurricanes' poor fielding display didn't cost them. Thunder couldn't make early inroads, but looked to be back in the match when Sam Rainbird struck twice late on. Bailey thought otherwise. Thanks for join us tonight, we'll be back tomorrow for Renegades v Strikers. For now, from Andrew McGlashan, it's goodnight

19.1
4
Rainbird to Milenko, FOUR runs

full, drilled straight down the ground and beats long-on...a superb run chase

19.1
2nb
Rainbird to Bailey, (no ball) 1 run

another no-ball for height as the ball as carved out to deep cover. Borderline call

An over ago Rainbird looked like he could be a matchwinner. Now there's just four needed off the last over

end of over 1922 runs
HH: 190/3CRR: 10.00 RRR: 4.00
George Bailey22 (9b 2x4 1x6)
Simon Milenko0 (0b)
Daniel Sams 4-0-54-0
Sam Rainbird 2-0-19-2
18.6
1
Sams to Bailey, 1 run

full at leg stump, worked to deep midwicket as 22 come off the over. Bailey showing all his experience

18.5
2
Sams to Bailey, 2 runs

full outside off, driven down to long-off and they take on the arm for the second

A gem of an innings from Bailey. The game feels done now

18.4
4
Sams to Bailey, FOUR runs

he does brilliantly to get this away, stretches to reach a very wide delivery, makes good connection and deflects it through third man, deep point can't get across

18.3
2
Sams to Bailey, 2 runs

keeps it wide outside off, Bailey throws everything at it and slices over third man

18.2
2
Sams to Bailey, 2 runs

almost swings himself off his feet as he carves this over the off side, has to put in the hard yards to make the second but he's safe

Free hit...

18.2
7nb
Sams to Bailey, (no ball) SIX runs

that's a big full toss, into the crowd over deep midwicket and it's a no-ball for height

18.1
4
Sams to Bailey, FOUR runs

up and over the off side, and he finds the gap! Bailey pulls one out of the locker, gives himself a touch of room, then lofts a back-of-a-length delivery over cover

end of over 184 runs • 2 wickets
HH: 168/3CRR: 9.33 RRR: 13.00
George Bailey1 (2b)
Sam Rainbird 2-0-19-2
Daniel Sams 3-0-32-0

Four runs, two wickets. A terrific effort from Rainbird. Now two new batsmen have to try and finish this

17.6
W
Rainbird to McDermott, OUT

through him with a low full toss, McDermott aiming to flick to the leg side and this one goes under his bat. A game changing over from Rainbird?

Ben McDermott b Rainbird 22 (18b 0x4 2x6 ) SR: 122.22
17.5
1
Rainbird to Bailey, 1 run

back of a length, swings to the leg side without much timing but just a single to deep square

17.4
Rainbird to Bailey, no run

gives himself room outside leg then has a swing and a miss at a short-of-a-length delivery

17.3
1
Rainbird to McDermott, 1 run

gets the yorker in outside off, dug out towards mid-off

17.2
W
Rainbird to Wade, OUT

caught at third man! Still game on here...Wade went to drive another wide delivery, his bottom hand came off the bat, the ball was sliced down to third man where Root took it comfortably.

Matthew Wade c Root b Rainbird 85 (49b 7x4 4x6 ) SR: 173.46

Buttler doesn't appear to moving too well

17.1
2
Rainbird to Wade, 2 runs

full, wide outside off, slices his drive high over backward point

gav: "Carey is better and younger than Wade"

end of over 1716 runs
HH: 164/1CRR: 9.64 RRR: 10.00
Ben McDermott21 (16b 2x6)
Matthew Wade83 (47b 7x4 4x6)
Daniel Sams 3-0-32-0
Jonathan Cook 4-0-31-0

Anton: "Got a feeling dropping Wade just cost them this game"

16.6
6
Sams to McDermott, SIX runs

into the crowd over deep midwicket as McDermott walks across his crease and fetches this from wide outside off. Big over

16.5
1
Sams to Wade, 1 run

a short ball, into the body, pulled straight at long leg...that could easily have done to the boundary

T20 career-best for Wade

16.4
4
Sams to Wade, FOUR runs

dragged down short outside off, a slower ball, picks it early and pulls it powerfully off the front foot wide of deep square

16.3
4
Sams to Wade, FOUR runs

full outside off, hammered straight down the ground...that one was out of the middle

Plenty of field changes going on...five-four off-side

16.2
1
Sams to McDermott, 1 run

full and straight, clipped to deep midwicket

16.1
Sams to McDermott, no run

pushed across wide outside off, goes to drag it through the leg side and misses. Valuable dot

sumit jain: "Why Wade is not playing in Aussies LOI format. He is experienced, has been form of his lifetime and only 31"

 
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Over 20 • HH 196/3

Hurricanes won by 7 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
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BH1467130.249
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