good length ball on the hips, flicked to deep fine leg for a single to clinch victory with 16 balls to spare by eight wickets.
10.39 pm Heat battle valiantly to steal the Bash Boost point. But the Hurricanes coast across the line against a very shorthanded Heat side. McDermott comes up seven short of what would have been his third ton of this BBL season but still strengthens his position atop the tournament run charts this campaign.
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short on the body, pulls this flat over backward square into the second row of the seats to level the scores.
short on the body, pulls this behind square for one.
in the slot on sixth stump, laces a drive flat over mid-off sizzling to the rope.
back of a length on off, punched back to the bowler.
short on the stumps, mistimes a pull over midwicket for one.
full outside leg follows Handscomb backing away, punches to extra cover on the ring.
good length ball on fourth stump, defended.
back of a length on sixth stump, goes back and across to chip into mid-on.
back of a length on the stumps, goes back to cut and misses.
the third BBL ton for McDermott in one season is not destined to happen. McDermott looked out of steam after the previous couple of shots. Short and wide on seventh stump, tries to pull this over midwicket but it was a tough shot to complete on the width. It swirls high over midwicket and the fielder McGiffin comes in 25 yards off the rope. Has plenty of time to settle under it and takes it falling backward at chest height.
McDermott is sucking wind after that two. But he needs just 7 of the final 14 runs for the target to get to his century.
short on middle, pulls this flat through midwicket for a sharp pair.
low full toss on the knees, flicks this high over deep backward square and gets it just wide enough of the deep fine leg fielder, one bounce over the rope.
short on fifth stump, pulls this flat to deep backward square leg.
McDermott needs 13 of the last 21 runs to get to his third century of the season.
good length ball on the stumps, tapped gently through midwicket for a well run pair.
attempted yorker on middle is a low full toss at ankle height, backs away from the stumps to slap this wide of mid-off to the rope.
full and tailing down leg, flicks this wide of Mujeeb at deep fine leg who knocks this down off a bounce to keep it to one.
wide yorker jammed out behind square for one.
full on fifth stump, shuffles across to flick and misses, carom off the pads behind point for one.
knee high full toss on the legs, pulls this to Mujeeb at deep fine leg, who nearly overruns the ball before sliding to stop it for one.