BBL 2020-21: Match 10, HUR vs REN – McDermott’s record fifty, BBL’s youngest player and more stats

BBL 2020-21: Match 10, HUR vs REN – McDermott’s record fifty, BBL’s youngest player and more stats

Here are all the statistical highlights from the Hobart Hurricanes’ victory during the HUR vs REN game.

Ben McDermott and Tim David
Ben McDermott and Tim David. (Photo by Jason McCawley – CA/Cricket Australia via Getty Images)

Hobart Hurricanes moved on to the top of the points table with a comfortable win against the Melbourne Renegades on Saturday. Fifties from Sam Harper (66*) and Rilee Rossouw (59) helped Renegades to finish with 157/4 after the openers got out for low scores. The Hurricanes lost D’Arcy Short in the very first over of the chase but Ben McDermott stood tall to guide the home team to their 3rd win of the series. The wicketkeeper-batsman smashed an unbeaten 55-ball 89 with as many as 12 boundaries.

Here are all the statistical highlights from the Hobart Hurricanes’ victory during the HUR vs REN game:

Hurricanes’ winning streak over Renegades:

4 – Hobart Hurricanes now have won each of their last four matches played against the Melbourne Renegades in the BBL. Hurricanes’ winning streak over the Renegades includes three victories at the Bellerive Oval.


McDermott’s record against Renegades:

4Ben McDermott became the first player to record as many as four 50+ scores in the Big Bash League against the Melbourne Renegades. McDermott has scored a century and three fifties against the Renegades; all across 7 innings only. He has scored 415 runs at an average of 138.33 against Renegades; the 3rd most BBL runs for any player against them.

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Youngest franchise T20 cricketer:

15y 351d – Noor Ahmad, at the age of 15 years and 351 days, became the youngest male to feature in a Big Bash League match. Mujeeb ur Rahman was the previous youngest who was 17 years and 266 days old when he made his BBL debut in the 2018-19 season for Brisbane Heat.

15y 351d – Noor Ahmad is also the youngest male to feature in a franchise-based T20 league match. Prayas Ray Barman was the previous youngest who made his IPL debut at the age of 16 years and 157 days in the 2019 edition for Royal Challengers Bangalore.


A good game for the No.3 batters:

155 – A total of 155 runs have been scored by the players batting at No.3 during the HUR vs REN match – Sam Harper (66*) and Ben McDermott (89*). These are the most number of runs by No.3 batters in a BBL match surpassing the 148 runs scored during the 2016-17 season match also played between Renegades and Hurricanes at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.


Shaun’s T20 captaincy debut:

1 – The HUR vs REN match marked the captaincy debut of Shaun Marsh in Twenty20 cricket which was his 188th appearance of the format. Overall, Shaun has led his teams in 16 professional matches (14 first-class matches and 2 List A games) before the ongoing BBL.


Rossouw @ 5000 runs:

5033 – Rilee Rossouw completed 5000 runs in the Twenty20 format when he went past his individual score of 26 during the HUR vs REN game. Rossouw became the 9th player from South Africa to complete 5000 T20 runs and the 6th fastest among those by taking 196 innings to reach the milestone.