Perth Scorchers continued their winning streak on Tuesday after comfortably beating Hobart Hurricanes by 9 wickets at Perth Stadium (Perth).
Hobart Hurricanes captain Peter Handscomb won the toss and chose to bat first. While they scored 139/5 (20 overs) in the first innings, Scorchers reached the target in 16.2 overs after losing only one wicket.
Brief Scores: Hobart Hurricanes – 139/5 in 20 overs (D’Arcy Short 54, Tim David 31; Aaron Hardie 2/36)
Perth Scorchers – 140/1 in 16.2 overs (Jason Roy 74*, Liam Livingstone 54; Scott Boland 1/26)
Result – Perth Scorchers won by 9 wickets
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 37: Perth Scorchers vs Hobart Hurricanes – Stats Review
Hobart Hurricanes – 2nd lowest completed total in Perth
i) Hobart Hurricanes scored 139/5 (20 overs) at the end of the first innings. It was their second lowest completed total in Perth. Their lowest completed total in Perth (Perth Stadium) is 128/8 (20 overs) against Sydney Thunder on 7th January 2021.
Perth Scorchers – largest victory margin against Hurricanes
i) Perth Scorchers won this match by 9 wickets. It was their largest victory margin (by wickets) against Hobart Hurricanes. Their previous record victory margin (by wickets) against Hurricanes was by 7 wickets at Hobart on 21st January 2017. Meanwhile, it was the 8th time when Scorchers won a match by 9 or more wickets as they have recorded 10-wicket victory only once (against Melbourne Renegades at Melbourne, Docklands on 30th December 2015).
– 5th successive win
i) This victory was fifth successive victory for Perth Scorchers. It is the third time when Scorchers have claimed at least five wins in a row.
Jhye Richardson – most wickets for Scorchers in a BBL season
i) The right-arm pacer Jhye Richardson has taken 18 wickets in 9 matches of this BBL season. It is the new record of most wickets for a Perth Scorchers bowler in a BBL season. Their previous record was 17 wickets by Andrew Tye during BBL 2018/19.
Jason Roy and Liam Livingstone – 123 runs opening partnership
i) English opening partners Jason Roy and Liam Livingstone put the 123 runs partnership for the opening wicket. While it was Perth Scorchers’ fifth highest opening partnership and eighth highest partnership for any wicket, it was also the highest partnership for this team against Hobart Hurricanes for any wicket. Their previous partnership record against Hurricanes was 109 runs between Josh Inglis and Mitchell Marsh at Hobart on 13th January 2020.
Jason Roy – highest score for Scorchers against Hurricanes
i) Opener Jason Roy scored 74 not out off 52 balls. It is the highest individual score for Scorchers against Hobart Hurricanes. Their previous record was 73 runs by Josh Inglis at Hobart on 13th January 2020.