Follow live coverage of the clash between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Sydney Thunder.
Good afternoon all, welcome to live coverage of the Hobart Hurricanes verus Sydney Thunder clash from Hobart on what is a peach of a day. The wicket looks a treat for batting and the Hurricanes have won the toss and elected to bat.
And here are the teams for a crucial match for Hobart who can sneak back in to contention with a home win against a Thunder team that has suffered so far this tournament.
Hurricanes: Paine, Dunk, Malik, Birt, Shah, Wells, Blizzard, Laughlin, Boyce, Hilfenhaus, Bollinger.
Thunder: Carters, Hughes, Sandhu, Borgas, Patterson, Khawaja, Floros, Nannes, Mendis, Hussey (c), Tye.
And here we go, Floros to Paine who punches through min on for two runs.
First over: Five off the first over. A solid start for the Hurricanes who look at ease punching he ball around the ground, Paine and Dunk look comfortable already.
Over two - Dunk punches the ball through extra cover for four. Very next ball Dunk finds the boundary again. Consecutuve boundaries.Nannes suffers an expensive first over - 12 from it.
Over 3: Strong over for the Thunder. Dunk creamed one fullish delivery to the fence and hooked another to the boundary. He looks dangerous today. Nannes has been expensive so far. 0-33 - Hurricanes are just warming up.
Beautiful mid-over wrong'un from Mendis who bamboozled Paine. Very next ball Paine attempts a lofted drive off another wrong'un which was beautifully caught by Daniel Hughes on the boundary. Paine never looked comfortable. His innings is over now. with Travis Birt now at the crease.