In this match, Hobart Hurricanes defeated Sydney Thunder by 7 wickets.
The 21st match of Big Bash League 2023-24 was played today i.e. on 1 January 2024. This match was played between Sydney Thunder and Hobart Hurricanes. In this match, Hobart Hurricanes defeated Sydney Thunder by 7 wickets.
However, during the match, India’s Nikhil Chaudhary did a Jatt-Gabru celebration after taking his first wicket of this tournament. This celebration is similar to what experienced Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan does after catching the catch. He did this celebration after taking the wicket of Sydney Thunder opener Cameron Bancroft.
Not only this, Nikhil Chaudhary also made Nathan McAndrew his victim. In this match, he took two wickets for 26 runs in four overs. Many people liked his celebration. During this match, Nikhil Chaudhary also caught Daniel Sems but this ball of Nathan Ellis was a no ball.
Here’s the video:
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Talking about the match, Sydney Thunder, batting first, scored 150 runs losing 8 wickets in 20 overs. In this match, for Sydney Thunder, captain Chris Green played an excellent inning of 33* runs in 17 balls with the help of 3 fours and 1 six, while Daniel Sems contributed 25 runs in 21 balls with the help of three fours. Apart from Nikhil Chaudhary, Chris Jordan and Patrick Dooley took 2-2 wickets for Hobart Hurricanes. Captain Nathan Ellis took one wicket.
Hobart achieved the target of 151 runs with the loss of three wickets and 11 balls remaining. In this match, all the players from Hobart team performed very well and played an important role in the victory of their team. For Hobart Hurricanes, Ben McDermott played the match-winning innings of 53* runs in 34 balls with the help of 6 fours and 2 sixes. Apart from him, Macalister Wright made an important contribution of 34 runs in 25 balls with the help of 1 four and 3 sixes.
It was very important for Hobart Hurricanes to win this match and they did just that. This is the second victory of the Hobart team this season. Whereas Sydney Thunder has so far won one out of six matches while they have faced defeat in four.