Hobart Hurricanes vs Perth Scorchers Match Details
- Hobart Hurricanes failed to make an impact in their first game as they ended up with a 38-run loss against Melbourne Stars.
- Perth Scorchers hammered Sydney Sixers by 38 runs in their opening game to gain two crucial points.
- Perth Scorchers have won 11 of their 17 matches against Hobart Hurricanes in the history of the Big Bash League.
Hobart Hurricanes will be aiming to cause a turnaround of their fortunes in the Big Bash League on Monday. They will be fighting a battle against Perth Scorchers on December 19 at the Aurora Stadium in Launceston. The two teams got off to contrasting starts in the league.
Hobart Hurricanes were up against the Melbourne Stars in their opening match. It was a poor batting performance by the Hurricanes, as they ended up with only 145 runs while chasing 183. Matthew Wade made good efforts with a knock of 35 runs but did not get enough support from other players. The loss has pushed the team to the second-last place in the standings.
Coming to Perth Scorchers, they were brilliant in their opening match against Sydney Sixers. The defending champions scored a 38-run win to climb to the third spot in the standings. Batting first in the match, Scorchers posted 155 runs on the scoreboard. Aaron Hardie played a good knock of 55 runs off 32 balls.
In the second innings, Perth bowlers continued the momentum. Jhye Richardson picked four wickets while Andrew Tye and Jason Behrendorff had two each to their name as the Sixers were restricted to only 117 runs in their 20 overs.
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