BBL 12 finals race: Hobart Hurricanes remain in playoffs contention with 2-run win over Brisbane Heat

Hobart vs Brisbane Highlights
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Hobart vs Brisbane Highlights

BBL 12 finals race: Hobart Hurricanes showed their character on their last group stage game and defeated the Brisbane Heat side by 2 runs to remain in knockouts contention of the 2022-23 season Big Bash League on Wednesday. Let us look into details on Hobart vs Brisbane Highlights.

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The low-scoring game saw both teams fought it hard, but it was the Hurricanes that end up as a winner at the end to in the finals race.

Hobart vs Brisbane Match Highlights: Hobart Hurricanes struggled to score big in do or die clash

Hobart got off to a decent start, putting 20 on the board in 2.3, but they then lost three wickets in a row.

Only Macalister Wright gave it his all to keep his team from losing by less than 100. Wright contributed with a 56-run performance to help the Hurricanes reach 120 for 9 on the board.

The Matthew Wade’s side only managed to post 120 in 20 overs.

Hobart vs Brisbane: Brisbane Heat failed to chase 121 runs 

Hurricanes on a mission to defend the low-score started on a high note after their bowlers dismissed four batters inside the powerplay.

Heat’s Sam Hain (26) and Jimmy Peirson (39), steadied the ship for their side by adding 73 for the fifth wicket.

The match was going out from the hands of Hurricanes, but a breakthrough provided by Faheem Ashraf brought the side back in the game.

With just 18 to win 20 balls, the Hurricanes failed to reach their destination and lost the game by 2 runs.

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