Adelaide Strikers created history in Big Bash League, Matthew Short played stormy century innings
The Adelaide Strikers on Thursday achieved a huge record in the 12th season of the Big Bash League at the Adelaide Oval. Adelaide Strikers have created history in this tournament by achieving the target of 230 runs.
Earlier, the target of 223 runs was chased by Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League. On the basis of the stormy innings of Matthew Short (100 not out from 59 balls), the Strikers defeated the Hobart Hurricanes by seven wickets and registered this record in their name.
For the Hurricanes, Ben McDermott (57 off 30 balls), Caleb Jewell (54 off 25 balls), and Jack Crowley (54 not out off 28 balls) played brilliant half-century innings. With this, Hurricanes were able to score 229 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs.
In reply, the Strikers chased down the mammoth target with three balls to spare, with captain Matthew Short (100 not out off 59 balls), Chris Lynn (64 off 29 balls), and Adam Hodge (38 off 22 balls) scoring brilliant knocks.