Big Bash League 2017-18: Short stars as Hobart edge past Brisbane in thriller

January 10, 2018

BRISBANE: Hobart Hurricanes defeated Brisbane Heat by three runs in the 24th match of Big Bash League 2017-18 at Brisbane on Wednesday.

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BRISBANE HEAT INNINGS

END OF OVER: 20 | BH: 176/8 (lost by three runs)

  • Jimmy Peirson 26 (13b)

Over 19.6: Brendan Doggett c Archer b Christian 3 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

END OF OVER: 19 | 18 Runs 1 Wkt | BH: 167/7 (13 runs required from 6 balls)

  • Jimmy Peirson 23 (10b)
  • Brendan Doggett 0 (0b)

Steketee was dismissed in the over bowled by Archer. Two fours and a six were also scored in it.

Over 18.3: Mark Steketee run out 13 (4b 0x4 2×6) SR: 325.00

Can the lower order win this game for the Hurricanes?

END OF OVER: 18 | 17 Runs | BH: 149/6 (31 runs required from 12 balls)

  • Jimmy Peirson 12 (6b)
  • Mark Steketee 7 (2b)

Rose was taken to the cleaners as Steketee and Peirson hit a six each in the over.

END OF OVER: 17 | 12 Runs 1 Wkt | BH: 132/6 (48 runs required from 18 balls)

  • Jimmy Peirson 2 (2b)

Ross hit back to back boundaries in the over bowled by Mills before being dismissed obstructing the field.

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Over 16.6: Alex Ross obstructing the field 27 (19b 2×4 1×6) SR: 142.10

END OF OVER: 16 | 6 Runs 1 Wkt | BH: 120/5 (60 runs required from 24 balls)

  • Jimmy Peirson 1 (1b)
  • Alex Ross 16 (14b)

Labuschagne dismissed in the over bowled by Boyce. Brisbane have to go for their hits if they are to win this game now. Required run rate has reached 15 runs per over.

Over 15.3: Marnus Labuschagne run out 1 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

Wade misses a stumping and concedes four byes

END OF OVER: 15 | 8 Runs 1 Wkt | BH: 114/4 (66 runs required from 30 balls)

  • Alex Ross 15 (12b)
  • Marnus Labuschagne 1 (2b)

Archer took a screamer to dismiss Ben Cutting in the over. The run rate of Heat has dropped dramatically.

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Over 14.3: Ben Cutting c & b Archer 4 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

END OF OVER: 14 | 7 Runs | BH: 106/3 (74 runs required from 36 balls)

  • Alex Ross 8 (9b)
  • Ben Cutting 4 (6b)

Hurricanes batsmen took seven runs from Short’s fourth over. He finishes off with figures of 4-0-20-1.

END OF OVER: 13 | 3 Runs | BH: 99/3 (81 runs required from 42 balls)

  • Ben Cutting 3 (5b)
  • Alex Ross 3 (4b)

Just three runs came from Tymal Mills’ over

END OF OVER: 12 | 3 Runs 1 Wkt | BH: 96/3 (84 runs required from 48 balls)

  • Ben Cutting 1 (1b)
  • Alex Ross 2 (2b)

Now Strike struck with the ball as he dismissed danger man Heazlett in the over.

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Over 11.5: Sam Heazlett lbw b Short 45 (33b 4×4 2×6) SR: 136.36

END OF OVER: 11 | 5 Runs 1 Wkt | BH: 93/2 (87 runs required from 54 balls)

  • Sam Heazlett 44 (29b)
  • Alex Ross 1 (1b)

Boyce got the wicket of Burns and gave away five runs in the over.

Over 10.4: Joe Burns c Archer b Boyce 13 (14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 92.85

END OF OVER: 10 | 6 Runs | BH: 88/1 (92 runs required from 60 balls)

  • Joe Burns 12 (12b)
  • Sam Heazlett 41 (26b)

Short gave six runs in his second over.

END OF OVER: 9 | 13 Runs | BH: 82/1 (98 runs required from 11 overs)

  • Sam Heazlett 39 (24b)
  • Joe Burns 8 (8b)

Boyce gave 13 runs in the over as Heazlett scored the maximum.

END OF OVER: 8 | 4 Runs | BH: 69/1 (111 runs required from 12 overs)

  • Joe Burns 2 (4b)
  • Sam Heazlett 32 (22b)

Four runs came in the over bowled by D’Arcy Short. Joe Burns was dropped by the bowler.

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END OF OVER: 7 | 3 Runs 1 Wkt | BH: 65/1 (115 runs required from 13 overs)

  • Joe Burns 0 (1b)
  • SD Heazlett 30 (19b)

Skipper McCullum was dismissed in the over bowled by Cameron Boyce.

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Over 6.3: Brendon McCullum c Bailey b Boyce 33 (22b 6×4 0x6) SR: 150.00

END OF OVER: 6 | 11 Runs | BH: 62/0 (118 runs required from 14 overs)

  • Sam Heazlett 28 (16b)
  • Brendon McCullum 32 (20b)

A boundary by Heazlett and McCullum in the over by Mills brings 11 more runs to the team.

END OF OVER: 5 | 7 Runs | BH: 51/0 (129 runs required from 15 overs)

  • Sam Heazlett 23 (13b)
  • Brendon McCullum 26 (17b)

Archer bowled the fifth over and gave away seven runs thanks to a boundary by McCullum. Fifty up for the hosts.

END OF OVER: 4 | 10 Runs | BH: 44/0 (136 runs required from 16 overs)

  • Brendon McCullum 21 (14b)
  • Sam Heazlett 22 (10b)

McCullum hit two back to back boundaries in the over bowled by Tymal Mills. Hobart cruising in the run chase.

END OF OVER: 3 | 6 Runs | BH: 34/0 (146 runs required from 17 overs)

  • Brendon McCullum 13 (9b)
  • Sam Heazlett 21 (9b)

Jofra Archer was brought to the attack and he conceded six runs in the over as he was struck for a boundary by Heazlett on the first ball. McCullum was dropped on the last ball. Will that prove to be expensive for the Hurricanes?

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END OF OVER: 2 | 12 Runs | BH: 28/0 (152 runs required from 18 overs)

  • Brendon McCullum 12 (6b)
  • Sam Heazlett 16 (6b)

Now it’s the skipper Brendon McCullum onto the act as he scored two consecutive boundaries in the over bowled by Clive Rose.

END OF OVER: 1 | 16 Runs | BH: 16/0 (164 runs required from 19 overs)

  • Sam Heazlett 16 (6b)
  • Brendon McCullum 0 (0b)

Brisbane Heat off to a flyer as 16 runs were scored in the first over bowled by Simon Milenko.

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HOBART HURRICANES INNINGS

END OF OVER: 20 | 19 Runs 1 Wkt | HH: 179/4 | RR: 8.95

  • D’Arcy Short 122 (69b)

Brisbane Heat require 180 runs from 20 overs to win the match. We’ll be back for the live updates as soon as play resumes.

Over 15.6: George Bailey c McCullum b Steketee 4 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

END OF OVER: 19 | 12 Runs | HH: 160/3 | RR: 8.42

  • D’Arcy Short 103 (64b)
  • George Bailey 4 (6b)

And D’Arcy Short gets to his century. What a knock this has been for the Hurricanes.

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END OF OVER: 18 | 11 Runs | HH: 148/3 | RR: 8.22

  • D’Arcy Short 93 (59b)
  • George Bailey 3 (5b)

Eleven runs came in the over for the Hurricanes as D’Arcy Short added another boundary to his tally.

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END OF OVER: 17 | 4 Runs | HH: 137/3 | RR: 8.05

  • D’Arcy Short 87 (54b)
  • George Bailey 2 (4b)

Brendan Doggett conceded just four runs in the over.

END OF OVER: 16 | 11 Runs 1 Wkt | HH: 133/3 | RR: 8.31

  • D’Arcy Short 85 (52b)

Ben McDermott was dismissed in the expensive over bowled by Ben Cutting.

Over 15.6: Ben McDermott c Ross b Cutting 19 (15b 0x4 1×6) SR: 126.66

END OF OVER: 15 | 9 Runs | HH: 122/2 | RR: 8.13

  • D’Arcy Short 75 (48b)
  • Ben McDermott 18 (13b)

Another maximum was hit in the over by D’Arcy Short.

END OF OVER: 14 | 11 Runs | HH: 113/2 | RR: 8.07

  • D’Arcy Short 68 (43b)
  • Ben McDermott 17 (12b)

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Eleven runs conceded by Yasir Shah as McDermott struck a six.

END OF OVER: 13 | 7 Runs | HH: 102/2 | RR: 7.84

  • Brendan McDermott 9 (9b)
  • D’Arcy Short 65 (40b)

Seven runs came from the over bowled by Brendan Doggett.

END OF OVER: 12 | 5 Runs | HH: 95/2 | RR: 7.91

    • Ben McDermott 6 (6b)
    • D’Arcy Short 61 (37b)

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Ben Cutting went for five runs in the over.

END OF OVER: 11 | 10 Runs | HH: 90/2 | RR: 8.18

  • D’Arcy Short 59 (34b)
  • Ben McDermott 3 (3b)

D’Arcy Short keeps going as he struck another maximum in the over.

END OF OVER: 10 | 4 Runs 1 Wkt | HH: 80/2 | RR: 8.00

  • D’Arcy Short 51 (30b)
  • Ben McDermott 1 (1b)

D’Arcy Short reached his half century while Wade was dismissed by Ben Cutting in the over.

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Over 9.4: Matthew Wade c Swepson b Cutting 16 (19b 1×4 0x6) SR: 84.21

END OF OVER: 9 | 10 Runs | HH: 76/1 | RR: 8.44

  • Matthew Wade 15 (16b)
  • D’Arcy Short 49 (28b)

Mitch Swepson conceded 10 runs in the over as D’Arcy short struck a boundary.

END OF OVER: 8 | 6 Runs | HH: 66/1 | RR: 8.25

  • D’Arcy Short 41 (24b)
  • Matthew Wade 13 (14b)

END OF OVER: 7 | 4 Runs | HH: 60/1 | RR: 8.57

  • D’Arcy Short 38 (21b)
  • Matthew Wade 10 (11b)

Four runs conceded by Mitch Swepson in the over.

END OF OVER: 6 | 16 Runs | HH: 56/1 | RR: 9.33

  • D’Arcy Short 36 (17b)
  • Matthew Wade 8 (9b)

Brendan Doggett was hit for two sixes and a boundary as he went for 16 runs in the over.

END OF OVER: 5 | 13 Runs | HH: 40/1 | RR: 8.00

  • D’Arcy Short 22 (13b)
  • Matthew Wade 7 (7b)

D’Arcy Short stepped up the gear as he hit three back to back boundaries off Mark Steketee in the fifth over.

END OF OVER: 4 | 4 Runs | HH: 27/1 | RR: 6.75

  • Matthew Wade 7 (7b)
  • D’Arcy Short 9 (7b)

Just four runs came from Yasir Shah’s second over.

END OF OVER: 3 | 10 Runs 1 Wkt | HH: 23/1 | RR: 7.66

  • DJM Short 7 (5b)
  • Matthew Wade 5 (3b)

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Mark Steketee sent Heat opener Doolan back to the pavilion on his first ball of the match but also went for 10 runs in the over.

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Over 2.1: Alex Doolan b Steketee 9 (10b 1×4 0x6) SR: 90.00

END OF OVER: 2 | 8 Runs | HH: 13/0 | RR: 6.50

  • Alex Doolan 9 (9b)
  • D’Arcy Short 3 (3b)

Shah gives eight runs in the over as Doolan scored the boundary.

The Pakistani leggie Yasir Shah from the other end.

END OF OVER: 1 | 5 Runs | HH: 5/0 | RR: 5.00

  • Alex Doolan 3 (4b)
  • D’Arcy Short 2 (2b)

Five singles scored from the first over bowled by Joe Burns.

Alex Doolan and D’Arcy Short to open the batting for Hurricanes.

Here are some of the best dismissals in this year’s edition so far.

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Meanwhile, Lynn has also been ruled out of the ODI series against England due to a calf strain, which could put Glenn Maxwell in line for a recall.

Marnus Labuschagne replaces the injured Chris Lynn for Brisbane Heat. 


Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and chose to bat first against the hosts. The side amassed 179/4 in 20 overs with D’Arcy Short scoring a century.

He scored an unbeaten knock of 122 runs which included eight fours and eight maximums.

Ben McDermott and Matthew Wade scored 19 and 16 runs respectively for the team.

Ben Cutting and Mark Steketee grabbed two wickets each for the team.

Chasing 180 runs runs to win, Brisbane Heat managed to score 176/8 in their 20 overs.

Sam Heazlett made 45 runs with the help of four boundaries and two maximums while skipper Brendon McCullum contributed 33 runs for the team with six fours to his name.

Alex Ross and Jimmy Peirson scored 27 and 26 runs respectively for the team.

Cameron Boyce grabbed two wickets whereas D’Arcy Short, Daniel Christian and Jofra Archer dismissed one Heat batsman each as well.

D’Arcy Short was named Player of the match for his performance in the game.

Brisbane Heat XI: Brendon McCullum (captain), Sam Heazlett, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Jimmy Peirson (wicket keeper), Mark Steketee, Brendan Doggett, Yasir Shah and Mitch Swepson.

Hobart Hurricanes XI: Alex Doolan, D’Arcy Short, Matthew Wade (wicket keeper), Ben McDermott, George Bailey (captain), Dan Christian, Simon Milenko, Jofra Archer, Cameron Boyce, Clive Rose and Tymal Mills