Perth Scorchers v Sydney Thunder
The Perth Scorcher faced Sydney Thunder in a rain-curtailed match at the Sydney Showground Stadium. In a 15-overs per side match, Scorchers decided to bat first after winning the bat flip.
Cameron Bancroft hit 35* in 25 balls and Livingstone made 20, as Scorchers made 99/4 in their quota of 15 overs. Morris, Cook, Tremain, and Sams picked one-wicket each. Strikers got a revised target of 96 from 12 overs.
Alex Hales made 47 and Khawaja made 22 as the openers added 66 runs for the opening wicket. Chris Morris slammed 11* with one four and one six to take the team to a 7-wicket win via the D/L method.
PS 99/4 in 15 overs (C BANCROFT 35*; C MORRIS 1/9) lost to ST 97/3 (A HALES 47; J RICHARDSON 1/13) by 7 wickets via D/L method
Hobart Hurricanes v Adelaide Strikers
Hobart Hurricanes won the bat flip and chose to bat first against Adelaide Strikers at the Adelaide Oval. Matthew Wade slammed his highest BBL and T20 score of 130* (11 fours and 7 sixes). D’Arcy Short also slammed 72 runs with 4 fours and 4 sixes to his name as Hurricanes put on 217/1 on board.
In reply, Strikers got a good start with Phil Salt making 66 with 10 fours and 2 sixes and captain Head made 47 with 3 fours and 2 sixes. Alex Carey contributed 39 runs as well, but Hurricanes’ bowlers proved to be too good. Clive Rose, Nathan Ellis, and Scott Boland picked two wickets each.
HH 217/1 (M WADE 130*; D SHORT 72) defeated AS 207/8 (P SALT 66; C ROSE 2/16) by 10 runs
- Hurricanes will finish fourth or fifth and will play 'The Eliminator' on Thursday
- It's Stars v Sixers at the 'G in 'The Qualifier' on Friday
- Strikers finish third and will host 'The Knockout' on Saturday
- Scorchers Eliminated