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Cricket news - Watson special blighted by floodlight failure

Watson made 100 off 62 deliveries.

In an unfortunate turn of events that ended in the 33rd game of the 2018-19 BBL between Brisbane heat and Sydney Thunder at the Gabba as a no-result due to a major power outage in East Brisbane.

Three overs no longer work in the chase, one of the headlights, leaving players and officials in disarray and despite waiting for an hour, there was no improvement in the situation by the referee leads to a unfortunate decision, out of the game. And that meant, Sydney Thunder-Brisbane Heat common point, so that it is the first no result game of the season.

Earlier in the day, the Gabba fired with Shane Waton fireworks is at the top as the veteran of the first century of the BBL 08 proposed to continue his good form from the last game against the strikers. The Thunder of the skipper, the bat decided on a flat playing field, and he was right almost immediately, as the Sydney-side, for the first time this season, remained wicketless during the powerplay to pile up 55 runs.

Watson's batting partner, Devcich she got shortly after the powerplay, but Callum Ferguson played a perfect second fiddle as the pair stitched a vital 64-run stand for the second wicket and set the platform for a final flourish. The 37-year-old clapped his 8 fours and 6 sixes in his 62-ball 100, and completely overshadowed by his team-mates", with small but significant contributions prior to the publication of a mammoth score of 186 at the end of the 20 laps.

The heat got off to the worst possible start as they lost the "Bash Brothers" (Brendon McCullum and Chris Lynn) in 16 balls, and only when things are gloomy, the malfunction of one of the floodlights has led to a chaotic environment among the players and officials and finally with the whole East Brisbane, the game has a well-deserved crack from the denial of the Thunder to win the game. Watson was visibly upset with the verdict and its appeal to the entire 5 rounds - if the Spinner bowl - went in vain as the referee, the conditions are deemed unsuitable to play.

Just before the call out, heat coach Daniel Vettori said: "the referee said the conditions are good enough. This is what we think, as well. It is still hard to the ball. We want the conditions all the way.

Shane Bond, the Thunder's head coach could not help but Express his dissatisfaction with the situation: "We have agreed to bowl our spinners. Brisbane said no. The lights are in order. We will only turn the bowl. We would like to play a game of cricket."

Brief scores: Sydney Thunder 186-4 (Shane Watson, 100; Ben Cutting 2-41) vs Brisbane Heat 10-2 in 3 rounds. No result.

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