Chasing 155, openers Matthew Wade and D’Arcy Short’s unbeaten 158-run partnership helped their side record only the second ever 10-wicket victory in BBL history. @ Twitter

Experienced Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade and D’Arcy Short powered Hobart Hurricanes to a dominating 10-wicket victory against the Adelaide Strikers in a Big Bash League (BBL) match on Monday.

Chasing 155, openers Wade and Short’s unbeaten 158-run partnership helped their side record only the second ever 10-wicket victory in BBL history. Wade, who won the Man of the Match award, carted eight boundaries and three sixes for his 49-ball 84, while Short smashed eight hits to the fence and two sixes in his 52-ball 73 as the duo reached the target with 19 balls to spare. (ALSO READ: James Vince, Jordan Silk lift Sydney Sixers to second position)

Earlier, after opting to bat, Adelaide were off to a slow start. They lost opener Jake Weatherald for just four to Riley Meredith in the second over. Captain Colin Ingram top scored with 67 off just 36 – his innings laced with six boundaries and three sixes. However, Ingram failed to receive any support from the other end with the next highest run-scorers coming from Alex Carey and Jonathan Wells, who scored 28. (ALSO READ: All-round Marcus Stoinis hands Melbourne Stars much-needed win)

For the Hurricanes, James Faulkner and Jofra Archer pocketed two wickets each. Faulkner went for 24 runs in his four overs, while Archer went for a run less.

Brief scores: Hobart Hurricanes 158/0 (Matthew Wade 84*, D’Arcy Short 73*) beat Adelaide Strikers 154/5 (Colin Ingram 67*; Jofra Archer 2/23, James Faulkner 2/24) by 10 wickets