12BET Cricket News: Hobart Hurricanes beat Perth Scorchers by 8 runs
D’Arcy Short and impressive bowling helped the Hobart Hurricanes kick-start their season, left the Scorchers fell short. Hobart Hurricanes 2-180 (Short 103) beat the Perth Scorchers 8-172 (Marsh 48, Boland 2-29) by eight runs. We offer you more than sports news and updates because if you register an account here at 12BET Sportsbook, we can give you more than you venture. Visit us for more upcoming promotions and rewards only for you!
D’Arcy Short scored his second Big Bash League century, making him the only the fourth player in history to score two centuries in the Big Bash, joining Luke Wright, Usman Khawaja and Craig Simmons as the only players with multiple tons in the competition. It took him to 103 not out off 70 balls, pushing the Hobart Hurricanes to 2/180 off their 20 overs.
Despite being just as a replacement for Sean Abbott for the three-match ODI tour of India, Short was unstoppable with his impressive scored 1655 runs at 47.28 in his forty matches in the league, making him the leading run scorer in the list, while the fifth on the all-time list. He is also the only batsman in the competition to have five scores of over 90, with the next best Chris Lynn on three.
The Hurricanes took 76 runs from the final five overs of their innings. Perth faced trouble in between when they slipped to 18-3 after 2.3 overs. After falling three wickets down in the third over, the Scorchers looked devastated. However, a vital collaboration between Mitch Marsh and rising star Cameron Green shed light to the team. Their pair put on 75 together before Green was given out leg before.
It was just for a moment of consolation as Marsh powered on to a 36-ball 48 before he fell to a nice catch by Caleb Jewell that ended his knock. The Scorchers finished on 172-8. Create an account to get more than just a reward at 12BET to catch the best offers and promotions while it last. We also have bonuses and prizes on top of sports news, cricket live scores and more that you will enjoy. Visit us not to get more details.