In the fifth match of the BBL 10, Hobart Hurricanes beat Adelaide Strikers by 11 runs at Bellerive Oval (Hobart).
After Strikers took the field first, Hurricanes scored 174/5 in 20 overs. Later, once Strikers were struggling on 102/9. Though they ultimately lost that match, the last wicket partnership made the game respectable for them as they managed to score 163/9 (20 overs).
Brief Scores: Hobart Hurricanes – 174/5 in 20 overs (D’Arcy Short 72, Will Jacks 34; Wes Agar 2/28)
Adelaide Strikers – 163/9 in 20 overs (Daniel Worrall 62*, Danny Briggs 35*; James Faulkner 3/21)
The Result – Hobart Hurricanes won by 11 runs
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 5: Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes – Stats Review
Adelaide Strikers – 3 batsmen were dismissed without scoring runs
i) A total of three batsmen managed to score a duck in the second innings. It was the fourth time when at least three Adelaide Strikers’ batsmen scored the duck in the same T20 innings. Their record is four ducks in the single T20 innings which happened only once against Melbourne Renegades at Melbourne on 2nd January 2013.
D’Arcy Short – 18th 50+ score in BBL career
i) Opener D’Arcy Short scored his 18th 50+ score in BBL career.
- It is the joint most number of 50+ score for a left-handed batsman in BBL history. After this innings, Short equaled the record of Shaun Marsh, who has also registered 18 50+ scores in BBL career.
- It is the third joint most number of 50+ score for a batsman in BBL history. While Shaun Marsh has also registered 18 times 50+ score in BBL career, only Aaron Finch (20 times) and Chris Lynn (19 times) have managed to record it more times than these two left-handed batsmen.
James Faulkner – one of the best bowling figures
i) The left-arm pacer James Faulkner had the bowling figures of 4-0-21-3.
- It was the second best bowling figures for a Hurricanes left-arm bowler against Strikers. The record is 4-0-17-4 by left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty at Adelaide on 28th December 2011.
- It was the fourth best bowling figures for a Hurricanes bowlers against Strikers.
Daniel Worrall – record score in BBL history as a tail-ender
i) Coming to bat at no.8 position, Daniel Worrall scored 62 not out. It is the highest individual score in BBL history as a tail-ender, who came to bat between no.8 and no.11 position in an innings. The other half-centurion among the tail-enders in BBL history was Cameron Boyce who scored 51* for Melbourne Renegades (coming to bat at no.8 position) against Sydney Thunder at Melbourne (Docklands) on 30th January 2019.
Danny Briggs – record runs in a T20 innings as a no.11 batsman
i) The no.11 batsman Danny Briggs scored 35 not out and created a new T20 record as the no.11 batsman as it is the highest individual T20 score for a no.11 batsman. The previous record was 34* by Dominic Drakes (St Kitts and Nevis Patriots) against Barbados Tridents at Basseterre on 11th September 2019.
Daniel Worrall & Danny Briggs – 2nd highest 10th wicket partnership in T20 history
i) For the unbroken 10th wicket, Daniel Worrall and Danny Briggs set up the 61 runs partnership. It was the second highest 10th wicket partnership in T20 cricket history. The record is 63 runs partnership for the 10th wicket between Grant Elliott and Zulfiqar Babar for Quetta Gladiators against Peshawar Zalmi at Sharjah on 14th February 2016.