Hobart Hurricanes lost by 3 wickets

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Thursday, February 1st, 2018 | 0

Melbourne Stars was one of the hot favourite team before starting the 7th season of Big Bash League competition but at the very end of the season, they are currently standing on the lowest position on the point table. They played their last match against Hobart Hurricanes. There Hobart Hurricanes lost by 3 wickets against Stars.

Hobart Hurricanes lost by 3 wickets

Melbourne Stars where plenty of star players had participated in the season but they all were completely failed. However, including the last match against Hurricanes, they finished their group stage matches where they totally played ten matches already. Among them, they just managed two victories including the last match. On the other hand, Hobart Hurricanes is one of the favourite team in BBL still now and successfully passed the group stage. They also played ten group stage matches and managed five victories so far. They are placed on the 4th position on the point table.

It was the first match between this two giant teams in the season of Big Bash competition where the Stars played very well which was absent in their previous competition. If they did able to play according to their capability, they would qualify for the knockout stage. The group stage of Big Bash League 2017/18 has already finished and there is no chance to qualify now.

However, the match between Melbourne Stars and Hobart Hurricanes was staged in 27th January, 2018 where Stars won the toss and let the Hurricanes to bat first. Though, Hurricanes played very well by came to bat first and presented a big score in front of the Stars. Hurricanes scored 185 runs in exchange for seven wickets. The match was the 39th match of the ongoing tournament where chasing the score was quite tough because the target was big. But Stars made the chase possible successfully. They reached the destination by playing 19.1 overs. For Hobart Hurricanes, Dan Cristian scored 56 runs by playing 37 balls. On the other hand, former English national team player Kevin Pietersen scored highest 46 runs for Stars.

Most of the players of Melbourne Stars played well in that day. It was their last match and so, they played without fear. Players got runs as well. Dunk scored 30 runs, Faulkner scored 16 runs, Hastings scored 20 runs and some other players scored almost same gradually. They lost seven wickets to catch their opponent’s score. At the end, Kevin Pietersen from Melbourne Stars was announced as the player of the match and with the match, their tour of BBL 2017/18 finished.

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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