Alex Carey and Matthew Short of the Adelaide Strikers appeared to be quite aggressive with the bat. Upon smashing back-to-back boundaries, they combined for a crucial partnership for the side. It appeared to be a fight between ‘Alex Carey vs Matthew Short’ for Hurricanes to hit the ball hard, as both were ruthless and forceful.
On the other hand, the Hurricanes are still unable to break the partnership, and it is obvious that the bowling unit has lost their consistency to pitch in an accurate line and length. Meantime, Scott Boland, finally to make a big breakthrough for Hurricanes upon bagging the destructive batsman Alex Carey 67 (45). And then comes, Wil Parker to pick Matthew Short 89 (48) on his way to a century and Riley Meredith on track to bag a couple of wickets in the form of Travis Head 5 (7) & Ian Cockbain 3 (6).