Strikers paceman Peter Siddle produced his best bowling numbers as Adelaide notched his first BBL win of the season against the Hobart Hurricanes.
A vintage Siddle was on full display for the Strikers, claiming their very first five-wicket BBL transport, scoring 5/16 in 3.3 overs in the opening innings of tonight’s game.
Siddle’s big night helped limit the Hurricanes to just 146 points before the Strikers chased the total with 8 balls in reserve, winning the game by five wickets.
The 36-year-old claimed the all-important wicket from Hurricanes star drummer D’Arcy Short, who was sacked for just 2 points, while Mac Wright, Tim David, James Faulkner and Riley Meredith fell victim to the historic from the former Australian pitcher. night.
Alex Carey, 55 out of 40 deliveries, and Jake Weatherald, 68 not released, played for Adelaide in their chase.
“This game is about execution, and we saw it at its absolute best tonight with Peter Siddle,” said Ricky Ponting. Channel Seven.
“It is a very fitting celebration for someone who has just received their first (five fa).”
REMARKABLE BOWLING FIGURES IN A BBL STORY
Lasith Malinga – 6/7 against Scorchers (2012)
Ish Sodhi – 6/11 vs. Thunder (2017)
Dan Christian | – 05/14 against Strikers (2017)
Sean abbott – 5/16 against Strikers (2016)
Peter Siddle – 5/16 against hurricanes (2020)
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