Twenty20 Big Bash

Tasmania v New South Wales

New South Wales won by 31 runs

Welcome to sunny Hobart for Game three of the KFC T20 Big Bash between Tasmania and New South Wales. It is a perfect day in Tasmania. Part of their festival of sprt over the festive season following the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. There are two imports on show tonight, West Indian Dwayne Smith for NSW and Pakistani speedster Rana Naved-ul-Hasan for the Tigers. George Bailey is undefeated as T20 captain for Tasmania. One win from one start. News from last nights match in Perth is that Chris Gayle has been cleared of structural damage to his side. But he will miss WA's next game here in Hobart on New Year's Day. Luke Pomersbach will return from suspensin. News from last nights match in Perth is that Chris Gayle has been cleared of structural damage to his side. But he will miss WA's next game here in Hobart on New Year's Day. Luke Pomersbach will return from suspension. Drew Porter has also been added to the 13-man Warriors squad.

0.1

Denton to Hughes, 1 wide, wide first ball down the legside.

0.1

Denton to Hughes, FOUR, half volley, crunched through cover for four. Superb start.

0.2

Denton to Hughes, 1 run, cover-point sent to the fence, Hughes drives straight to him for one.

0.3

Denton to Warner, 1 run, short of a length, worked off the back foot wide of mid on.

0.4

Denton to Hughes, no run, short on the hip, turned to short fine leg.

0.5

Denton to Hughes, FOUR, length ball, off stump, lofts a drive straight back over Denton's head, one bounce four.

0.6

Denton to Hughes, no run, squared up, defending to backward point.

End of over 1 (11 runs) New South Wales 11/0
PJ Hughes    9* (5b 2x4)      GJ Denton    1-0-11-0
DA Warner    1* (1b)     

1.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Warner, 1 run, short ball, pulled out to deep square leg for one.

This looks a cracking wicket.

1.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hughes, 1 run, short of a length, run down to third man.

1.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Warner, 1 run, short again and pulled to deep square leg for one.

1.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hughes, FOUR, slower ball, full toss, Hughes clears the front leg and punches it thru cover-point for four.

1.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hughes, no run, full, yorker length, squeezed quickly to point.

1.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hughes, no run, carbon copy of the previous ball.

End of over 2 (7 runs) New South Wales 18/0
PJ Hughes    14* (9b 3x4)      Naved-ul-Hasan    1-0-7-0
DA Warner    3* (3b)     

2.1

Denton to Warner, FOUR, slower ball, dragged down, and pulled wide of short fine leg for four more. Great start by the Blues.

2.2

Denton to Warner, FOUR, half volley, Warner hits straight thru the line over the bowlers head one bounce into the sightscreen.

2.3

Denton to Warner, no run, short on the hip, hurried Warner trying to pull, off the splice falls short of short fine leg

2.4

Denton to Warner, no run, back of length, chopped towards mid off.

2.5

Denton to Warner, SIX, half volley, lofted inside out over mid off for six. Magnificent shot.

2.6

Denton to Warner, no run, banged in, Warner defends jumping back towards point.

End of over 3 (14 runs) New South Wales 32/0
DA Warner    17* (9b 2x4 1x6)      GJ Denton    2-0-25-0
PJ Hughes    14* (9b 3x4)     

3.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hughes, 2 runs, hlaf volley, carved high over mid off, not timed just two.

3.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hughes, SIX, length ball, pulled off the front foot, flat over the midwicket fence. What a shot.

3.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hughes, FOUR, half volley, straight, Hughes clears the right leg and hammers it wide of mid off for four.

3.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hughes, 1 run, slower ball, picked, square driven to deep cover-point.

3.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to Warner, no run, half volley, driven to mid off.

3.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Warner, SIX, slower ball, full toss, heaved high over midwicket for six more. Plenty of catching practice in the crowd. The Tigers can't touch it in the field.

End of over 4 (19 runs) New South Wales 51/0
DA Warner    23* (11b 2x4 2x6)      Naved-ul-Hasan    2-0-26-0
PJ Hughes    27* (13b 4x4 1x6)     

4.1

Krejza to Hughes, 1 run, advances, driven to long on.

4.2

Krejza to Warner, SIX, tossed up hit inside out, not timed over cover for six. Unreal.

4.3

Krejza to Warner, 2 runs, top edge baloons over short third man for two.

Over the wicket.

4.4

Krejza to Warner, FOUR, lofted drive inside out over cover for four.

4.5

Krejza to Warner, FOUR, quicker, flatter, scooped high over mid off, one bounce four more. This is ridiculous.

4.6

Krejza to Warner, 3 runs, lofted on drive high over mid on. It pitches short of the rope and they get three.

End of over 5 (20 runs) New South Wales 71/0
DA Warner    42* (16b 4x4 3x6)      JJ Krejza    1-0-20-0
PJ Hughes    28* (14b 4x4 1x6)     

5.1

Geeves to Warner, FOUR, slower ball, length, miscued slap over mid on two bounces four.

5.2

Geeves to Warner, SIX, length ball, swatted over midwicket into the stands for six. Fifty for Warner. 18 balls. A Big Bash record!

5.3

Geeves to Warner, SIX, short ball, pulled miles over midwicket and nearly out of the ground.

5.4

Geeves to Warner, FOUR, short and wide and cut past backward point for four. Insane.

5.5

Geeves to Warner, 2 runs, full toss, driven hard out to wide long off and Krejza works hard to save it.

5.6

Geeves to Warner, 1 run, slower ball, driven to long on for one.

End of over 6 (23 runs) New South Wales 94/0
DA Warner    65* (22b 6x4 5x6)      B Geeves    1-0-23-0
PJ Hughes    28* (14b 4x4 1x6)     

6.1

Krejza to Warner, 1 run, outside leg, swept in the air down to deep backward square, it drops short of Geeves.

6.2

Krejza to Hughes, 1 run, advances, driven to long off.

6.3

Krejza to Warner, 1 run, quicker, driven to deep cover.

6.4

Krejza to Hughes, OUT, run out! Hughes dinked to midwicket, called yes Warner didn't respond and Bailey underarmed to Paine and Warner is out as he crossed with Hughes.

DA Warner run out 67 (26m 24b 6x4 5x6) SR: 279.16

6.5

Krejza to Jaques, no run

6.6

Krejza to Jaques, no run, yorked, driven back to Krejza.

End of over 7 (3 runs) New South Wales 97/1
PA Jaques    0* (2b)      JJ Krejza    2-0-23-0
PJ Hughes    29* (16b 4x4 1x6)     

7.1

Faulkner to Hughes, 1 run, full and wide and glided to third man for one.

7.2

Faulkner to Jaques, no run, full and wide, play and miss from Jaques.

7.3

Faulkner to Jaques, 1 wide, dragged well wide of off. Jaques can't reach it.

7.3

Faulkner to Jaques, FOUR, full, outside off, and Jaques squeezes an edge fine to third man for four.

7.4

Faulkner to Jaques, FOUR, length ball, wide, and Jaques throws his bat at it and slices it over backward point for four more.

7.5

Faulkner to Jaques, no run, half volley, wide, square driven straight to backward point.

7.6

Faulkner to Jaques, no run, steps across tries to heave across the line and misses.

End of over 8 (10 runs) New South Wales 107/1
PA Jaques    8* (7b 2x4)      JP Faulkner    1-0-10-0
PJ Hughes    30* (17b 4x4 1x6)     

8.1

Krejza to Hughes, 3 runs, wonderful, delicate late cut fine to third man for three.

8.2

Krejza to Jaques, no run, reverse sweep well timed, straight to short third man.

8.3

Krejza to Jaques, 1 run, dab and run to cover. Well judged.

8.4

Krejza to Hughes, 2 runs, late cut to third man. Good chase by Faulkner.

8.5

Krejza to Hughes, 1 run, short and wide and cut straight to backward point but they get one.

8.6

Krejza to Jaques, 1 run, sweeps into his pad and it rolls away to backward point for one.

End of over 9 (8 runs) New South Wales 115/1
PA Jaques    10* (10b 2x4)      JJ Krejza    3-0-31-0
PJ Hughes    36* (20b 4x4 1x6)     

9.1

Faulkner to Jaques, OUT, caught behind. Fuller wide of off, Jaques flashes at a drive, gets a thick edge and Paine took a sharp but straight forward chance to his left.

PA Jaques c †Paine b Faulkner 10 (9m 11b 2x4 0x6) SR: 90.90

9.2

Faulkner to Henriques, 1 run, short ball, pulled awkwardly down to fine leg for one.

9.3

Faulkner to Hughes, no run, slower ball, Hughes tries to cut and misses.

9.4

Faulkner to Hughes, 1 wide, wide ball, tight to guidelines but Hughes backing away made it look worse.

9.4

Faulkner to Hughes, no run, backs away, tries to cut but misses.

9.5

Faulkner to Hughes, no run, slower ball, another play and miss. Hughes frustrated.

9.6

Faulkner to Hughes, no run, wide yorker, Hughes plays over the top and misses again. Four in a row bar the wide.

End of over 10 (2 runs) New South Wales 117/2
PJ Hughes    36* (24b 4x4 1x6)      JP Faulkner    2-0-12-1
MC Henriques    1* (1b)     

10.1

Doherty to Henriques, 1 run, full toss, clipped to deep backward square.

10.2

Doherty to Hughes, 1 run, driven, lofted in the air wide of third man on the bounce for one.

10.3

Doherty to Henriques, 1 run, slog sweep bottom edge onto Paine's pads behind and they sneak one and it bounces away.

10.4

Doherty to Hughes, 1 run, driven along the carpet to a widish long off.

10.5

Doherty to Henriques, 2 runs, advances and backs away, Doherty fires wide, and Henriques toes it square of deep point for two.

10.6

Doherty to Henriques, no run, driven straight to mid off.

The Tigers have applied the brakes since the early onslaught. Wickets have been the key.

End of over 11 (6 runs) New South Wales 123/2
MC Henriques    5* (5b)      XJ Doherty    1-0-6-0
PJ Hughes    38* (26b 4x4 1x6)     

11.1

Faulkner to Hughes, 1 run, full straight, slapped down to long on.

11.2

Faulkner to Henriques, 1 run, slower ball, toed down to third man.

11.3

Faulkner to Hughes, 1 run, full toss, straight, driven to long on.

11.4

Faulkner to Henriques, 1 run, slower ball, clipped to midwicket.

11.5

Faulkner to Hughes, 1 run, half volley, driven to deep cover-point.

11.6

Faulkner to Henriques, no run, yorker, wide, play and miss.

Great work from Faulkner.

End of over 12 (5 runs) New South Wales 128/2
MC Henriques    7* (8b)      JP Faulkner    3-0-17-1
PJ Hughes    41* (29b 4x4 1x6)     

12.1

Doherty to Hughes, 1 run, driven powerfully to wide long off.

12.2

Doherty to Henriques, FOUR, full toss, driven past cover and it had enough power to beat Geeves sweeping on the point fence.

12.3

Doherty to Henriques, 1 run, worked to deep midwicket.

12.4

Doherty to Hughes, 1 run, carved inside out to deep cover-point on the bounce.

12.5

Doherty to Henriques, 1 run, slog sweep not well hit along the ground to long on.

12.6

Doherty to Hughes, 1 run, advances and drives to long off.

End of over 13 (9 runs) New South Wales 137/2
PJ Hughes    44* (32b 4x4 1x6)      XJ Doherty    2-0-15-0
MC Henriques    13* (11b 1x4)     

13.1

Krejza to Hughes, 2 runs, cut to backward point, shy at the non-strikers misses, they take an overthrow and Hughes is nearly run out going back for the second. Benifit of the doubt on the replay after Denton's throw was taken by Paine.

13.2

Krejza to Hughes, 1 run

13.3

Krejza to Henriques, no run, defended.

13.4

Krejza to Henriques, 1 run, hit inside out, in the air, just short of Doherty at cover, hesitation, Doherty throws really wide, Paine flicks onto the stumps, Hughes just home.

13.5

Krejza to Hughes, 1 run, cut to point, tight one.

13.6

Krejza to Henriques, 1 run, driven back to bowler hard and he can't stop it cleanly to prevent a run.

End of over 14 (6 runs) New South Wales 143/2
MC Henriques    15* (14b 1x4)      JJ Krejza    4-0-37-0
PJ Hughes    48* (35b 4x4 1x6)     

14.1

Doherty to Henriques, no run, squeezed to backward point.

14.2

Doherty to Henriques, no run, full toss chopped back to Doherty.

14.3

Doherty to Henriques, 1 run, yorker squeezed to short third man. Poor throw allows one.

14.4

Doherty to Hughes, 2 runs, cut past point, Lockyear saves with his feet. Hughes gets 50 off 38 balls.

14.5

Doherty to Hughes, 2 runs, lofted drive high between long on and long off. It lands safe.

14.6

Doherty to Hughes, no run, attempted slog sweep, it dropped on Hughes and he couldn't get it away.

End of over 15 (5 runs) New South Wales 148/2
PJ Hughes    52* (38b 4x4 1x6)      XJ Doherty    3-0-20-0
MC Henriques    16* (17b 1x4)     

15.1

Faulkner to Henriques, 2 runs, nice off drive down the ground for two. Mid off is inside the circle.

15.2

Faulkner to Henriques, FOUR, short ball pulled high over midwicket, two bounces four.

15.3

Faulkner to Henriques, 1 run, driven inside out to deep cover-point.

15.4

Faulkner to Hughes, no run, slower ball play and miss. Hughes has missed the last five balls he's faced from Faulkner.

15.5

Faulkner to Hughes, no run, another play and miss wide of off. Hughes needs to stand still and stop backing away.

15.6

Faulkner to Hughes, 2 runs, slower ball, shorter, pulled to short fine, Denton mis-fields and it cost them an extra run.

End of over 16 (9 runs) New South Wales 157/2
PJ Hughes    54* (41b 4x4 1x6)      JP Faulkner    4-0-26-1
MC Henriques    23* (20b 2x4)     

16.1

Doherty to Henriques, 1 run, yorker, squeezed to point.

16.2

Doherty to Hughes, 1 run, clipped out to deep midwicket.

16.3

Doherty to Henriques, 2 runs, full toss, driven past cover straight of the sweper for two.

16.4

Doherty to Henriques, 2 runs, yorker dug out to long off slowly and Hughes gets back for a second.

16.5

Doherty to Henriques, 1 run, full toss, slapped to long off.

16.6

Doherty to Hughes, no run, full toss, Hughes steps across gets hit on the foot, an appeal not out. Umpire says he hit it.

End of over 17 (7 runs) New South Wales 164/2
PJ Hughes    55* (43b 4x4 1x6)      XJ Doherty    4-0-27-0
MC Henriques    29* (24b 2x4)     

17.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Henriques, FOUR, Henriques shapes to scoop to fine leg, Rana fires a yorker in and it hits the inside edge, goes between his legs and fine to the boundary for four. Extraordinary.

17.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to Henriques, FOUR, half volley, driven powerfully out through cover for four. Super shot.

17.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Henriques, no run, slower ball, perfectly executed, Henriques beaten.

17.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Henriques, OUT, bowled him. Full and straight, Henriques tries to launch over wide long on, and it cannons into middle and leg.

MC Henriques b Naved-ul-Hasan 37 (31m 28b 4x4 0x6) SR: 132.14

17.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to DR Smith, 1 run, slower ball, defended with soft hand into the legside for one.

17.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hughes, 1 run, yorker, dug out to point.

End of over 18 (10 runs) New South Wales 174/3
PJ Hughes    56* (44b 4x4 1x6)      Naved-ul-Hasan    3-0-36-1
DR Smith    1* (1b)     

18.1

Denton to Hughes, 3 runs, full toss, leg stump, flicked over midwickets head, Doherty cleverly soccers it back in to save one.

18.2

Denton to DR Smith, 1 run, blockhole length, dragged out through midwicket.

18.3

Denton to Hughes, FOUR, Hughes steps across off stump, slower ball, picked, and flipped over short fine legs head for four.

18.4

Denton to Hughes, 1 wide, Hughes steps across again and Denton fires it down the legside.

18.4

Denton to Hughes, 1 run, yorker, chopped out to cover.

18.5

Denton to DR Smith, 1 run, yorker, squeezed off the inside edge onto pad over the stumps. Paine underarms at the stumps Hughes is home by a frame in another photo finish. Its the third time Hughes has just got home in 3rd umpire replays.

18.6

Denton to Hughes, FOUR, short and wide and cut hard over backward point for four. Can't bowl there to Hughes.

End of over 19 (15 runs) New South Wales 189/3
PJ Hughes    68* (48b 6x4 1x6)      GJ Denton    3-0-40-0
DR Smith    3* (3b)     

19.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to DR Smith, OUT, bowled jim. Superb yorker, speared in at the base of leg stump and Smith couldn't dig it out. The bails fly. Perfectly executed yorker.

DR Smith b Naved-ul-Hasan 3 (8m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

19.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to SPD Smith, no run, full and wide and he tried to scoop over fine leg.

19.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to SPD Smith, 1 run, slower ball, mistimed pull to midwicket.

19.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hughes, 1 run, steps across and paddles a full toss straight to short fine leg. unlucky as that was middled.

19.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to SPD Smith, 1 run, yorker, dug out to backward point. Great delivery. Smith could do nothing about it.

19.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hughes, 2 runs, yorker, squeezed out past point and they get two.

Match State: Innings Break The Blues finish with 194. They wil be disappointed with that given the extraordinary start they got. They were 0/94 after 6 overs. Warner's run out really halted there progress after the fastest 50 ever recorded in this competition off just 18 balls. Phillip Hughes finished 71no but really got tied down by James Faulkner and Xavier Doherty who both bowled terrific spells. This chase won't be beyond Tasmania given the quality of this Bellerive surface.

End of over 20 (5 runs) New South Wales 194/4
PJ Hughes    71* (50b 6x4 1x6)      Naved-ul-Hasan    4-0-41-2
SPD Smith    2* (3b)     
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