Joe Clarke's 101* century power Melbourne Stars win over Hobart Hurricanes by 38 runs.
The 4th Match of the Big Bash League 2022-23 was played today bitween Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne. In which Melbourne Stars win over Hobart Hurricanes by 38 runs.
Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and invited Melbourne Stars to bat first, Melbourne Stars batted first, started the inning very brilliantly, Joe Clarke and Thomas Rogers came to start the inning and gave a brilliant start with half-century partnership of 54 runs for the first wicket, the first wicket has gone for 54 runs in 5.4 over, Thomas Rogers dismissed after scoring 20 runs in 13 balls, next batsman Beau Webster came to bat handled the inning and played a very brilliant half-century partnership of 51 runs with Joe Clarke for the second wicket, the second wicket has gone for 105 runs in 11.5 over, Beau Webster dismissed after scoring 24 runs in 22 balls, next batsman Marcus Stoinis came to bat and he dismissed very quickly in without scoring as third wicket in 12.3 over, the team score was 106 runs, followed by Hilton Cartwright came to bat and played well with Joe Clarke, the fourth wicket has gone for 163 runs in first ball of the 19th over, Hilton Cartwright dismissed for 17 runs in 13 ball, next batsman Nick Larkin came to bat and he good strike rotate for a while with Joe Clarke, the fifth wicket has gone for 163 runs in 19.5 over, Nick Larkin dismissed for 4 runs in 4 balls, followed by Luke Wood came to bat and he remains unbeaten without scoring with Joe Clarke, and Joe Clarke played a very brilliant quick unbeaten century inning of 101 runs with the help of 4 sixes and 9 boundaries in just 66 balls. In this way, Melbourne Stars scored 183 runs after losing just 5 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs and set a target of 184 runs for Hobart Hurricanes.
Hobart Hurricanes bowlers Riley Meredith took 2 wickets for 38 runs, and Shadab Khan and Patrick Dooley got 1-1 wickets.
Hobart Hurricanes chasing 184 runs in the second inning they could manage just 145 runs after losing 9 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Hobart Hurricanes started the inning not very well, Matthew Wade scored 35 runs in 35 balls, Tim David 24 runs in 17 balls, Ben McDermott 17 runs in 11 balls, James Neesham 16 runs in 11 balls, D Arcy Short 15 runs in 15 balls, apart from this, Shadab Khan 7 runs in 10 balls, Joel Paris 5 runs in 6 balls, Asif Ali dismissed for 4 runs in 6 balls, Nathan Ellis dismissed without scoring, Patrick Dooley remains unbeaten for 5 runs, and Riley Meredith remains unbeaten for 7 runs. In this way, Brisbane Heat could manage just 145 runs after losing 9 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs and lost the match by 38 runs.
Melbourne Stars bowlers Luke Wood and Adam Zampa performed very brilliant bowling, Luke Wood took 3 wickets just for 25 runs, Adam Zampa 3 wickets for 27 runs, Nathan Coulter-Nile took 2 wickets for 24 runs, and Trent Boult got 1 wicket.
Melbourne Stars batsman Joe Clarke was selected as the best player of the match, he played a very brilliant quick unbeaten century inning of 101 runs with the help of 4 sixes and 9 boundaries in just 66 balls.