37-year-old Peter Siddle drove from the front to help Adelaide Strikers get only their second win of the tournament and in the process, gobble up their six-game losing streak. Siddle featured with a five-wicket take to bowl out Hobart Hurricanes for only 126 with the hitters taking care of business in the pursuit.
Picking to bowl first, Strikers hit right on time with Matthew Wade inside-edging Harry Conway onto his stumps. Siddle then, at that point, eliminated the in-structure Ben McDermott in the fourth finished and that set the vibe for the remainder of the innings.
D’Arcy Short held tight for a run-a-ball 32 however he continued to lose accomplices at the opposite end. Tim David seemed to give the batting side some genuinely necessary force however Strikers guaranteed he didn’t flee with the game. Post Short’s excusal, David also was back in the structure with somewhat more than four overs to go.
Strikers took advantage of on the lucky break as Siddle hit the lumber threefold in five conveyances in the last over to finish his five-fer. Not at all like Hurricanes, Strikers made a splendid beginning to the pursuit. Henry Hunt was back in the cabin in the wake of striking three limits yet Matthew Short went out of control to take care of business rapidly.
With any semblance of Matt Renshaw and Jonathan Wells solidifying at the opposite end, Short proceeded with his attack and struck five sixes in his unbeaten 72. In the long run, the Strikers returned home with very nearly five overs to save.
Brief scores : Hobart Hurricanes 126 in 19.5 overs (D’Arcy Short 32; Peter Siddle 5-23) lost to Adelaide Strikers 129/3 in 15.1 overs (Matthew Short 72*; Sandeep Lamichchane 2-22) by 7 wickets