Jake Weatherald blasts ton as Adelaide wins its first Big Bash title
MACQUARIE’S SUMMER OF CRICKET LINE-UP: Ian Chappell, Bruce Eva, and Nick Butler.
STRIKERS ARE BBL CHAMPIONS
Adelaide has won its first Big Bash title.
Peter Siddle (3-17) led the bowling attack to keep Hobart to 5-177.
1lb . 1lb . x 1lb
In the 15th over.
Peter Siddle 👏👏👏#BBLFinal
— Macquarie Cricket (@MRNCricket) February 4, 2018
Nick Butler was a busy man after the final ball, tracking down star Peter Siddle, captain Travis Head, and coach Jason Gillespie.
Click PLAY to hear from the victorious Strikers
WEATHERALD GOES WHACK!
Jake Weatherald (115 off 70) has hit the highest score ever in a Big Bash Final, a record which previously stood at 77.
In fact, his knock was nearly the highest score in the Big Bash at all, falling just eight runs short of surpassing D’Arcy Short’s 122.
Weatherald led Adelaide to 2-202 from their 20 overs.
Click PLAY to hear from Weatherald immediately after his knock
And then there were two.
It’s been a fantastic season, and now the Strikers and the Hurricanes battle it out for the title.
Join Chappelli, Beva, and Buts for the best coverage of the Final on Macquarie Cricket!
Click PLAY to hear both captains speak with Nick Butler before the first ball
Click PLAY to hear the pitch report with Strikers star Colin Ingram
ADELAIDE: Jake Weatherald, Alex Carey (wk), Travis Head (c), Colin Ingram, Jonathan Wells, Jake Lehmann, Jono Dean, Michael Neser, Peter Siddle, Liam O’Connor, and Ben Laughlin.
HOBART: D’Arcy Short, Matthew Wade, Tim Paine (wk), George Bailey (c), Ben McDermott, Daniel Christian, Simon Milenko, Jofra Archer, Clive Rose, Tom Rogers, and Riley Meredith.