ADS vs BRH : The defending champions Adelaide Strikers needed a win to remain alive in the competition and they did it by securing a seven-wicket victory over the table-toppers Hobart Hurricanes. They are holding a thread and have no time to breath free as two more wins is what needed for them to qualify for the playoffs.
The opening game of BBL 2018-19 was contested between these two sides where Adelaide Strikers ended up winning the encounter by 5 wickets courtesy Rashid Khan’s 3 for 19 and a brilliant batting display from Alex Carey who got 70 off 46 deliveries which included 5 fours and 4 sixes.
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Wicketkeeper- Alex Carey
Batsmen- Jake Weatherald, Jake Leh
mann, Colin Ingram (c), Jonathan Wells
All-rounder- Cameron Valente, Michael Neser
Bowlers- Rashid Khan, Ben Laughlin, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle
Wicketkeeper- Jimmy Peirson
Batsmen- Chris Lynn, Brendon McCullum, Max Bryant, Matt Renshaw, Alex Ross
All-rounder- Ben Cutting
Bowlers- Jack Prestwidge, Mitchell Swepson, Josh Lalor, Matthew Kuhnemann (Doubt: M Steketee)
ADS vs BRH Squad
Colin Ingram (c), Wes Agar, Alex Carey, Rashid Khan, Ben Laughlin, Jake Lehmann, Michael Neser, Harry Nielsen, Liam O’Connor, Peter Siddle, Cameron Valente, Jake Weatherald, Jon Wells.
Chris Lynn (c), Max Bryant, Ben Cutting, Sam Heazlett, Matt Kuhnemann, Josh Lalor, Jimmy Pierson, Brendon McCullum, Matt Renshaw, Jack Prestwidge, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson, Alex Ross.