Big Bash League: Adelaide Strikers sweep past Hobart Hurricanes

A blazing Jake Weatherald ton has delivered the Adelaide Strikers a 25-run win against the Hobart Hurricanes and a breakthrough BBL title.

Weatherald's sizzling 115 from 70 balls in Sunday's final at Adelaide Oval propelled the Strikers to 2-202.

In reply, the Hurricanes mustered 5-177 in a run chase underpinned by D'Arcy Short and veteran George Bailey. Read more

BBL sensation D'Arcy Short wants to follow in David Warner's footsteps and morph from a short-form weapon to a Test cricketer.

Short's stunning BBL feats ended with the player of the tournament award but also in defeat as his Hobart Hurricanes lost Sunday's final to the Adelaide Strikers.

Short's prodigious BBL run-scoring has earnt him an Australian Twenty20 debut - just how Warner broke into international ranks. Read more