In one of the most incredible Big Bash matches ever Ben McDermott’s century blasted record breaking Hobart Hurricanes past record breaking Melbourne Renegades.
Defending champions Sydney Thunder, inspired by skipper Shane Watson, stayed alive in BBL06 with a six wicket win over Hobart Hurricanes.
Ben Dunk crashed an unbeaten 79 against his former team Hobart Hurricanes to help the Adelaide Strikers to their second win of BBL06.
Hobart Hurricanes had 5-14 from Dan Christian and explosive batting from openers Short & Paine to thank in an 8 wicket win over Adelaide Strikers.
Stuart Broad has praised BBL06 and described one of his new Hurricanes teammates’ exploits as “some of the cleanest hitting” he’s seen.
Left-hander D’Arcy Short blasted 61 off just 29 balls to help lead the Hobart Hurricanes to a comprehensive 60-run win over the Sydney Sixers at the SCG.
Ben Dunk has moved to Adelaide Strikers ahead of the sixth Big Bash League, while young bowler Hamish Kingstone goes in the other direction to Hobart Hurricanes.
Tim Bresnan is hoping a second stint in the Big Bash League will allow him a swift return to competitive cricket after recent elbow surgery.
All-rounders Hayley Matthews and Amy Sattherthwaite will re-join the Hurricanes for Big Bash mark two, where they join current England skipper Heather Knight, while former England captain Charlotte Edwards has signed with the Strikers.
Jake Lehmann hit his first ball of BBL05 over the mid-off boundary for six to give Adelaide Strikers a six wicket win over Hobart Hurricanes in dramatic style.