Steve Smith (66) and the bowlers enabled Sydney Sixers to a 24-run win over Hobart Hurricanes at the Bellerive Oval on Monday, January 23. Hurricanes could only muster 156 in a steep chase of 181. Having registered six triumphs on the trot, Sixers will now lock horns with Scorchers in the qualifying final at the Optus Stadium while bottom-dwellers Hurricanes will play their crucial final match of the league phase against Brisbane Heat.
Brief scores: Sydney Sixers 180/7 in 20 overs (Steve Smith 66; Patrick Dooley 3-42) beat Hobart Hurricanes 156/8 in 20 overs (Zak Crawley 49; Jackson Bird 2-26) by 24 runs.
The @HeatBBL were bottom of the table two weeks ago…
Now they’re locked into the #BBL12 Finals 🤯 pic.twitter.com/bylfaZdPS1
— KFC Big Bash League (@BBL) January 23, 2023