|Big Bash 2014-15|
| Hobart Hurricanes
||vs|| Sydney Sixers
ScheduleTuesday, 23 December 2014 at 08:10 GMT / 08:10 UK / 13:40 IST
VenueBellerive Oval, Hobart
Hobart Hurricanes along with Sydney Sixers made a perfect start in the Big Bash League, 2014-15, by grasping their matches. The former beat a formidable unit of Melbourne Stars by 52 runs while the latter defeated Melbourne Renegades by a hefty margin of eight wickets. Both winning teams have gathered two points each and one of them will be a loser since they will play against each other in the next game,
The middle order batsman of Hobart Hurricanes, Jonathan Wells, displayed a fine knock of 68, Ben Dunk and Darren Sammy contributed 43 and 38 runs respectively. Alex Hales, Tim Paine and his skipper George Bailey can get back their form with the willow in the coming matches. Ben Hilfenhaus was the most successful bowler with four wickets, Joe Mennie held three, Xavier Doherty and Cameron Boyce delivered the ball nicely.
Nic Maddinson played an unbeaten attacking innings of 84 from 54 mere balls for Sydney Sixers whereas Moises Henriques and Michael Lumb scored 36 and 28 runs. Ed Cowans, Jordan Silk and Ryan Carters are their dependable batsmen while Brett Lee, Ben Dwarshuis, Sean Abbott and Doug Bollinger are bowling superbly.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 @ 08:10 GMT, 19:10 local at Bellerive Oval, Hobart.
Gloomy weather with prediction of rain and the temperatures around 11-22ᵒC.
The winner will prefer to opt for bowling due to the nature of the wicket.
The surface is famous for assisting the bowlers in the early stages of the match and the batsmen enjoy batting rest of the time.
Hobart Hurricanes – George Bailey (C), Ben Dunk, Alex Hales, Tim Paine, Jonathan Wells, Darren Sammy, Evan Gulbis, Joe Mennie, Ben Hilfenhaus, Cameron Boyce, Xavier Doherty.
Sydney Sixers – Moises Henriques (C), Michael Lumb, Nic Maddinson, Ed Cowan, Jordan Silk, Ryan Carters, Sean Abbott, Ben Dwarshuis, Luke Doran, Brett Lee, Doug Bollinger.
Sydney Sixers will possibly win their next encounter.