On Thursday, December 22, Sydney Sixers and Hobart Hurricanes squared off on the ground, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney for the 11th match. Amidst a smooth gameplay, rain interrupted the innings and the overs were reduced to 14 each side due to rain.
On the ground, Sydney Sixers won the toss and opted to bat first. Patterson and Philippe came to open the batting attack on the opening bowling of Joel Paris. In the first over only, Philippe crunched the first six of the innings while Patterson smacked two fours and a six in the 3rd over, SYS got a score of 36 after 3 overs.
Again, in the 5th over, Patterson drilled a six that led them cross the half-century with a score of 53. Scoring 38 runs in 25 balls, Patterson lost his wicket to Neesham while Philippe got out in the 8th over, fueling 43 off 21. After 9 overs, the side reached a score of 84-5.
After 11 overs, SYS reached the century with a score of 100-5. Kerr kept hitting fours and six. In 14 overs, Sydney Sixers posted 137 runs with a loss of 6 wickets.
To chase down the target of 138 runs, McDermott and D Arcy Short came to the middle on the opening bowling of Murphy. In the first over only, Short crunched a six for the side.
In the 3rd over from Abbott, Short smacked two fours and a six and lost his wicket; the side got a score of 28-1 after 3 overs. Fueling 17 runs in 13 balls, McDermott got a dismissal from Steve OKeefe.
After 7 overs, HBH crossed the half-century with a score of 56-2. In the 9th over, Wade lost his wicket to Murphy and the right-handed batter, Tim David came to the middle and the score jumped to 64-3 after 9 overs. Adding 14 runs in 11 balls for the side, Shadan Khan got out to Kerr.
After 12 overs, the side jumped to a score of 93-5. In 14 overs, HBH scored 131 runs with a loss of 7 wickets and lost the match to Sydney Sixers by 6 runs.
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