Perth Scorchers and Hobart Hurricanes have clashed with each other in the 15th match of the BBL 2021-22 at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart. Perth Scorchers have shown their best and has been unbeaten throughout the ongoing tournament.
Talking about their previous match against Hobart Hurricanes, Perth Scorchers won the bat flip and decided that they will bat first. However, they didn't get the expected start as Josh Inglis has been dismissed for a duck in the first over bowled by Riley Meredith.
Then Mitchell Marsh and Kurtis Patterson took the control of the situation and added 72 runs for the first wicket partnership. Thomas Rogers removed Mitchell Marsh for 21 runs and Kurtis Patterson didn't get enough support from the middle-order, as he played alone warrior for his team.Jordan Thompson finally got the big wicket of Kurtis Patterson when he was on 78 runs. In the end, Perth Scorchers posted a quite challenging total of 167 runs with the help of Ashton Agar's late show of 30 from 11 balls.
Summary of the match between Perth Scorchers and Hobart Hurricanes:
Chasing the target of 168 runs posted by Perth Scorchers, the skipper of the side, Matthew Wade opened the innings along with D'Arcy Short. Both the batsmen got a decent start to their innings but failed to make it to a big one.
Matthew Wade and D'Arcy Short returned to the dressing room after scoring 13 runs each and has been dismissed by Andrew Tye and Ashton Agar. Caleb Jewell has also been dismissed by Andrew Tye when he was batting on 13 runs.
After that, the middle-order of Hobart Hurricanes didn't perform up to the expectations as the opposition bowlers kept their line and length very tight. Nathan Ellis and Wil Parker have played some decent shots by coming down the order and scoring 20 and 25 runs respectively.
In the end, Perth Scorchers won the match by a margin of 42 runs and are ruling the points table of Big Bash 2021-22. Besides, during the match, Thomas Rogers showed a big smile after getting a lucky dismissal of a full-toss ball bowled to Mitchell Marsh.
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