But whether Head is allowed to then fly back to Adelaide tomorrow, just in time for Adelaide's BBL grand final against Hobart Hurricanes, is uncertain.
Short led BBL scorers in the minor rounds with 504 runs from 10 innings.
O'Connor was playing his first game of the tournament, replacing fellow tweaker Rashid Khan, who departed Adelaide for national duties with Afghanistan.
The tournament with a duration of 47 long days which include action and drama spread over 13 venues in Australia, Adelaide Strikers and Hobart Hurricanes will lock horns in the final of the Big Bash League at the picturesque Adelaide Oval ground, on February 4 (Sunday).
Even a fifty from D'Arcy Short and 46 from Hurricanes captain George Bailey wasn't enough as could only manage 177/5 and fell short of claiming their maiden BBL title.
Siddle soon outed Hobart's dangerman Short in a superb spell of 3-17 from the most economical four overs of the match.
Weatherald got to the mark off just 58 balls in the 16th over of the innings.
Earlier, Weatherald cracked the first century in a BBL final, and the competition's third-highest score.
AD resigns at MSU, along with board of USA Gymnastics
Spokeswoman Anna Heaton said Friday the governor is studying whether the potential move could interfere with other investigations. Nassar, 54, of Holt, already has been sentenced to 60 years in prison on three federal charges related to child pornography.
Head struck 57 runs from 57 balls with eight boundaries and a six to his name while Weatherald made 57 runs from 43 balls with the help of seven fours and a maximum. Ash Gardner of the Sixers had plenty to say about the scheduling, and I reckon we'd be hearing a lot more about it if the Sixers had gone down also.
"It was cool to get a century in front of my parents and play in front of such a crowd".
Earlier, Adelaide Strikers won the toss and made a decision to bat first.
Sarah Aley (Sixers) took four wickets for 23 runs in last year's final, and on Friday against the Strikers, took four wickets for 18 runs (with four for one run after her first two overs).
The Pistons also still own their first round pick this year, which would fall in the lottery if Detroit misses the postseason. Luke Kennard is still adjusting to his rookie season and the opinions of Stanley Johnson are all over the place.
The Czech constitution gives presidents limited executive powers, but President Zeman has not hesitated to test the boundaries. The 73-year-old defeated pro-European Union contender Jiri Drahos proving popularity of his tough stance against immigration.
The agency had a vague checklist for missile alerts, allowing workers to interpret the steps they should follow differently. The Missile Defense Agency and United States Navy fired a missile from an Aegis Ashore system facility in Kauai, Hawaii.
Earlier in the day in his talks with Kono, Wang urged joint efforts with Japan to get bilateral ties back on track. Kono met with Foreign Minister Wang Yi , Premier Li Keqiang, and State Councillor Yang Jiechi.
All museums remained open this week, although the Louvre shut the lower level of its department of Islamic Arts. People in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, outside Paris, were using boats to get around flooded streets.
Holocaust researchers have collected ample evidence of Polish villagers who murdered Jews fleeing the Nazis. The legislation still needs to be approved by Poland's Senate and president before becoming a law.
Then, women getting a Pap test should add a test that checks for strains of human papillomavirus, or HPV, Dominguez said. While HPV is common, only a small fraction of women infected with this virus will develop cervical cancer, she said.
What is a blue moon? While that is mostly true, sometimes we get two in one month, something that is referred to as a "blue moon". The super blue moon will pass through Earth's shadow to give viewers in the right location a total lunar eclipse .
At least 100 suspects had been detained and could face charges over the riots, a senior police officer in Ahmedabad told AFP. The movie has gotten great online reception, and if it is allowed to release smoothly, it could do great business.
Train carrying US Republicans hits truck, killing one person
In an update late Thursday, the National Transportation Safety Board said it has spoken to four witnesses who raised the concerns. Chuck Fleischmann told The Indianapolis Star he was standing with a cup of coffee when the train hit the truck, throwing him.
Ford January Sales Dive 6
The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.2/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 17.9%. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp owns 0.26% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 14.90 million shares.
US 'Kremlin List' means nothing to Russia - PM
Now that Trump is president, his administration seems to think Forbes does know what it's talking about after all. Western sanctions and Moscow's countermeasures have crippled bilateral relations since 2014.
U.S. stocks close lower on sell-off
The Dow was off 209 points, or 0.8%, while stocks overall saw additional pressure from a selloff by health care shares. Pfizer was down 3.4 percent despite its better-than-expected earnings and upbeat 2018 guidance on a lower tax rate.
Violet the dog recovers from almost deadly dye job
Right, listen up dog owners - no matter how cute you think it would be DO NOT dye your dog purple, or any colour for that matter. She was placed on fluids, medication and the animal rescue team washed off as much of the chemicals as they could.
Grammy Awards: Photos from the first 60 years
Chris Stapleton leads the pack of country, Americana, folk and bluegrass nominees; he's up for three awards in 2018. Her new album, " reputation ", will qualify for nominations at the 2019 Grammys .
United States asks Pak. to expel Taliban leaders
He also highlighted the efforts and sacrifices of Pakistani people and security forces to defeat the forces of terrorism. The Interior Ministry blamed the extremist Haqqani network, which is based in Pakistan and allied with the Taliban.