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SHORT HITS TOP SCORE IN BIG BASH HISTORY... AND ANOTHER RECORD ISN'T FAR AWAY

WATCH: Hobart Hurricanes batsman posted 122 from 69 balls against Brisbane Heat

D'Arcy Short's remarkable form in the Big Bash continued on Wednesday as he hit the highest individual score in Big Bash history.

Short crashed three sixes off the final over of Hobart Hurricanes' clash with Brisbane Heat to reach 122 not out, surpassing Luke Wright's previous record of 119 - made for Melbourne Stars against the Hurricanes back in 2012 - in the process.

And another major milestone is now in the 27-year-old's sights, as Short finds himself one blow away from equalling the largest series aggregate ever accumulated by one batsman in a single season of the competition.

The current best is held by Shaun Marsh, who hit 412 runs for Perth Scorchers in 2012-13, but given Hobart still have a minimum of four matches left to play it appears the baton could soon be changing hands.

Marsh's haul five years ago came at an average of 58.85 and with a strike rate of 128.75, but Short is making those impressive figures look somewhat common.

He has made his runs at an extraordinary rate of 159.84 per 100 balls, at an average of 81.20, hitting 35 boundaries and 20 maximums in the process.

Short's 68 per cent share of the Hurricanes' 179 for four against Brisbane on Wednesday is the largest in Big Bash history, and the eighth largest in any recorded T20 innings.

His century was the 16th in the Big Bash and the second made by a Hobart player.

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