BBL Exhibition Matches

Hurricanes storm Stars in Valley Smash

Hobart Hurricanes warm up for BBL|07 in style with an emphatic win over the Stars in the Valley Smash

Cricket Network

15 December 2017, 06:39 PM AEST

Match Highlights: Canes' dash Stars in Valley Smash

George Bailey has led the Hobart Hurricanes to a 64-run win in their 'Valley Smash' warm-up game against the Melbourne Stars in Traralgon.

D'Arcy Short (38 off 26) and Alex Doolan (40 off 23) handed the Hurricanes a rapid start, while Bailey picked up where Doolan left off when the latter departed, posting his own 31-ball 41.

In reply, the Stars big guns failed to fire, with Ben Dunk (1), Luke Wright (6), Glenn Maxwell (2), Marcus Stoinis (16) and James Faulkner (13) falling cheaply.

Allrounder Evan Gulbis (47 off 31) played a lone hand but it wasn't enough, the home side bowled out for 111.

Melbourne Stars XI: Luke Wright, Ben Dunk, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Seb Gotch, James Faulkner, Evan Gulbis, John Hastings, Adam Zampa, Michael Beer, Scott Boland  

Hobart Hurricanes XI: D'Arcy Short, Alex Doolan, Ben McDermott, Matthew Wade, George Bailey, Dan Christian, Cameron Boyce, Jofra Archer, Tom Rogers, Clive Rose, Tymal Mills

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