Twenty20 Big Bash

New South Wales v Queensland

Queensland won by 8 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)

Hi and welcome to our live coverage of the Big Bash between NSW and Queensland. My name is Andrew Fuss and I'll take you through all the action as it happens.
NSW captain Stuart Clark has won the toss and elected to bat. Look out for fireworks early from the hard-hitting Dave Warner.

0.1

Hopes to Khawaja, OUT, got him first ball! Length on off, tries to pull it and gets a bottom edge onto the leg stump

UT Khawaja b Hopes 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.2

Hopes to Jaques, no run, length on off, guided to gully

0.3

Hopes to Jaques, 1 run, back of a length on off, defends down to the off side and they sneak a single

0.4

Hopes to Warner, no run, length on off, steps back and defends to cover

0.5

Hopes to Warner, no run, punched to cover point

0.6

Hopes to Warner, 1 run, worked to mid wicket

End of over 1 (2 runs) New South Wales 2/1
DA Warner    1* (3b)      JR Hopes    1-0-2-1
PA Jaques    1* (2b)     

1.1

Simpson to Warner, no run, cut to point

1.2

Simpson to Warner, 2 runs, rocks back and cuts firmly through cover

Spin has been used effectively against Warner early to stifle his momentum. Let's see how Simpson goes

1.3

Simpson to Warner, 1 wide, steps inside the line and allows it to go down leg

1.3

Simpson to Warner, 1 run, full and driven to long off

1.4

Simpson to Jaques, 1 run, yorker dug out just past mid wicket, who had he fielded it, would have had a red hot chance to run him out

1.5

Simpson to Warner, OUT, length on off, whips it around the corner but straight to the man at backward square leg

DA Warner c Philipson b Simpson 4 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

1.6

Simpson to Smith, no run, gets forward to defend

The Blues are playing for the right to host the Preliminary Final, they won't want to let this slip

End of over 2 (5 runs) New South Wales 7/2
DLR Smith    0* (1b)      CP Simpson    1-0-5-1
PA Jaques    2* (3b)     

2.1

Hopes to Jaques, no run, short outside off, tries to cut but can't connect

2.2

Hopes to Jaques, 1 run, back of a length on leg, works it to square leg

2.3

Hopes to Smith, no run, full on off, defended on the front foot

2.4

Hopes to Smith, 1 run, full on off, drives hard at it and inside edges through square leg

2.5

Hopes to Jaques, FOUR, length on off, clears the front foot and swings hard, getting it just over mid on's head, dangerous shot given the score!

2.6

Hopes to Jaques, no run, length on off, guided to gully

End of over 3 (6 runs) New South Wales 13/2
PA Jaques    7* (7b 1x4)      JR Hopes    2-0-8-1
DLR Smith    1* (3b)     

3.1

Feldman to Smith, no run, full and driven to mid off

3.2

Feldman to Smith, 1 run, full and driven wide of cover, fielded by Lumb at mid off

3.3

Feldman to Jaques, no run, full and punched to mid wicket

3.4

Feldman to Jaques, no run, length on middle, dangerously tries to glide to third man, but can't get past gully

3.5

Feldman to Jaques, 1 run, good yorker flicked to deep square leg

3.6

Feldman to Smith, 2 runs, full outside off, flicked through mid wicket as he steps across the line

End of over 4 (4 runs) New South Wales 17/2
DLR Smith    4* (6b)      LW Feldman    1-0-4-0
PA Jaques    8* (10b 1x4)     

4.1

Laughlin to Jaques, 1 run, length on off, guided to third man

4.2

Laughlin to Smith, no run, full inswinger, hits the pads as he tries to turn it around the corner

4.3

Laughlin to Smith, OUT, full outside off, tries to cut when he should have driven, gets a feather edge through to the keeper and the Blues fall deeper into trouble

DLR Smith c †Hartley b Laughlin 4 (8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

4.4

Laughlin to Henriques, 1 run, length outside off, guides to third man

4.5

Laughlin to Jaques, 1 run, worked to square leg

4.6

Laughlin to Henriques, 1 run,
dropped!
Fullish outside off, slashes it to gully wherethe fielder drops a very hot chance, would have been a miracle catch

End of over 5 (4 runs) New South Wales 21/3
MC Henriques    2* (2b)      B Laughlin    1-0-4-1
PA Jaques    10* (12b 1x4)     

5.1

Feldman to Henriques, FOUR, full outside off, drives hard through point

5.2

Feldman to Henriques, 1 leg bye

5.3

Feldman to Jaques, 1 run, works to square leg

5.4

Feldman to Henriques, 1 run, drives to mid on, wild throw almost allowed an overthrow

5.5

Feldman to Jaques, FOUR, back of a length on middle, backs away and cuts nicely through backward point

5.6

Feldman to Jaques, FOUR, slower ball wide and outside off, cuts nicely through cover, money for jam that one

End of over 6 (15 runs) New South Wales 36/3
PA Jaques    19* (15b 3x4)      LW Feldman    2-0-18-0
MC Henriques    7* (5b 1x4)     

6.1

Laughlin to Henriques, no run, defended to point

6.2

Laughlin to Henriques, 2 runs, slower ball pulled just over mid wicket's head

6.3

Laughlin to Henriques, 1 run, mistimes the drive through point

6.4

Laughlin to Jaques, 1 run, slower ball, flicked through mid wicket

6.5

Laughlin to Henriques, 1 run, full and driven to long on

6.6

Laughlin to Jaques, 1 run, slower ball worked to short fine leg

End of over 7 (6 runs) New South Wales 42/3
PA Jaques    21* (17b 3x4)      B Laughlin    2-0-10-1
MC Henriques    11* (9b 1x4)     

7.1

Ipson to Jaques, 1 run, reverse sweeps from outside leg

7.2

Ipson to Henriques, 1 run, driven to cover

7.3

Ipson to Jaques, OUT, full on off, turning to leg, tries to work it through the leg side, but gets a leading edge straight back to the bowler

PA Jaques c & b Ipson 22 (19b 3x4 0x6) SR: 115.78

7.4

Ipson to Rohrer, 1 run, guided to point

7.5

Ipson to Henriques, 1 run, driven to long off

7.6

Ipson to Rohrer, 1 run, full and driven to long on

Rohrer the man in form for the Blues, averaging over 50 in the Big Bash this year

End of over 8 (5 runs) New South Wales 47/4
BJ Rohrer    2* (2b)      BK Ipson    1-0-5-1
MC Henriques    13* (11b 1x4)     

8.1

Reardon to Rohrer, 1 run

8.2

Reardon to Henriques, 1 run, slower ball worked through square leg

8.3

Reardon to Rohrer, no run, slower ball defended to the leg side

8.4

Reardon to Rohrer, 1 run, full and flicked to short fine leg

8.5

Reardon to Henriques, 1 run, full on leg, flicked to deep square leg

8.6

Reardon to Rohrer, 1 run, slower ball pulled to deep mid wicket

End of over 9 (5 runs) New South Wales 52/4
BJ Rohrer    5* (6b)      NJ Reardon    1-0-5-0
MC Henriques    15* (13b 1x4)     

9.1

Ipson to Rohrer, 1 run, flicked to square leg

9.2

Ipson to Henriques, no run, skids on and he tries to cut it off middle, just gts some bat on the cut shot to short third man

9.3

Ipson to Henriques, 1 run, full and lofted over the bowler but short of long off

9.4

Ipson to Rohrer, 1 run, full outside off, driven through point

9.5

Ipson to Henriques, 1 run, full and driven to long on

9.6

Ipson to Rohrer, 1 run, full and driven in the air to long on, one bounce and he fields

End of over 10 (5 runs) New South Wales 57/4
BJ Rohrer    8* (9b)      BK Ipson    2-0-10-1
MC Henriques    17* (16b 1x4)     

10.1

Neser to Rohrer, no run, short on off, swings wildly on the pull shot and can't connect

10.2

Neser to Rohrer, 1 run, OUT, full on off, drives in the air wide of long off, Feldman swings around to field, they turn for two and Feldman throws brilliantly well to the bowler's end, direct hit from the boundary has Henriques inches short, what a piece of fielding

MC Henriques run out 17 (16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 106.25

10.3

Neser to Rohrer, no run, slower ball completely deceives Rohrer, who can't connect on the drive

10.4

Neser to Rohrer, 1 run, punches to point, Hopes swoops and throws to the bowler's end, almost catches him short but can't hit the stumps

10.5

Neser to Thornely, 1 run, short on middle, right back on the crease, works to short fine leg

10.6

Neser to Rohrer, 2 runs, short and pulled through square leg, had the throw been a bit closer to the stumps, it may well have been out at the striker's end

End of over 11 (5 runs) New South Wales 62/5
BJ Rohrer    12* (14b)      MG Neser    1-0-5-0
DJ Thornely    1* (1b)     

11.1

Simpson to Thornely, 1 run, drives to long on

11.2

Simpson to Rohrer, 1 run, full on leg, worked to short fine leg

Cool heads required for the Blues here. Just need to work the ones and twos for the next few overs before they put the foot down

11.3

Simpson to Thornely, no run, beats the cutting edge outside off

11.4

Simpson to Thornely, 1 run, slower this time, leading edge through cover

11.5

Simpson to Rohrer, no run, full and driven back to the bowler

11.6

Simpson to Rohrer, OUT, length on leg, sits up a bit, Rohrer rocks back and tries to punch to long on, but hits it straight back to Simpson, who takes a good catch to his left

BJ Rohrer c & b Simpson 13 (17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 76.47

End of over 12 (3 runs) New South Wales 65/6
     CP Simpson    2-0-8-2
DJ Thornely    3* (4b)     

12.1

Neser to Thornely, no run, backs away and misses on the cut shot outside off

12.2

Neser to Thornely, 1 run, full on off, inside edge into the pads, the bowler shouts for LBW but saved by some bat

12.3

Neser to Abbott, no run, good bouncer has Abbott swaying out of the way

12.4

Neser to Abbott, 1 run, width outside off, guided to third man

12.5

Neser to Thornely, 1 wide, strays down leg

12.5

Neser to Thornely, 1 run, length on off, guided to point

12.6

Neser to Abbott, no run, drives back to the bowler

End of over 13 (4 runs) New South Wales 69/6
SA Abbott    1* (3b)      MG Neser    2-0-9-0
DJ Thornely    5* (7b)     

13.1

Ipson to Thornely, no run, length outside off, tries to drive off the back foot, can't connect

13.2

Ipson to Thornely, no run, drives back to the bowler

13.3

Ipson to Thornely, FOUR, backs away and goes over the top of cover, finally they get a boundary - 44 balls between drinks

13.4

Ipson to Thornely, no run, guided to short third man, Thornely sets off but is turned back after they see it's Feldman at short third man

13.5

Ipson to Thornely, no run, driven back to the bowler

13.6

Ipson to Thornely, 2 runs, full and driven over cover again, Floros misfields to allow a second

End of over 14 (6 runs) New South Wales 75/6
DJ Thornely    11* (13b 1x4)      BK Ipson    3-0-16-1
SA Abbott    1* (3b)     

14.1

Neser to Abbott, 2 runs, cut through backward point

14.2

Neser to Abbott, 2 runs, guided through backward point, misfield allows a second

14.3

Neser to Abbott, 1 run, full and driven through cover

14.4

Neser to Thornely, 1 run, cut through point

14.5

Neser to Abbott, 1 run, short on off, nips back and is guided to third man

14.6

Neser to Thornely, FOUR, short on off, gets under it on the cut shot, guiding it over the vacant first slip region

They've had to get a new bowl after the four from Thornely somehow went missing. A box of balls being inspected and yes, they've found one. Game on again...

End of over 15 (11 runs) New South Wales 86/6
DJ Thornely    16* (15b 2x4)      MG Neser    3-0-20-0
SA Abbott    7* (7b)     

15.1

Ipson to Abbott, 1 run, cut to backward point

15.2

Ipson to Thornely, 1 run, full and driven to long on

15.3

Ipson to Abbott, no run, full on middle, huge shout for LBW, must have been some bat on it because otherwise it was plumb!

15.4

Ipson to Abbott, no run, driven back to the bowler

15.5

Ipson to Abbott, 1 run, cut to short thid man

15.6

Ipson to Thornely, 1 run, full and driven to long off

End of over 16 (4 runs) New South Wales 90/6
DJ Thornely    18* (17b 2x4)      BK Ipson    4-0-20-1
SA Abbott    9* (11b)     

16.1

Laughlin to Thornely, 1 run, slower ball flicked to short fine leg

16.2

Laughlin to Abbott, OUT, bouncer on off, mistimes the pull to mid wicket where Neser runs back to complete the catch

SA Abbott c Neser b Laughlin 9 (12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Can't blame Abbott there, trying to lift the run rate again

16.3

Laughlin to Thornely, 3 runs, full on leg, flicked to fine leg, Floros does brilliantly to save on the boundary

16.4

Laughlin to Coyte, 1 bye, full outside off, appeal for a catch behind, it was in fact a bump ball but the umpire has missed the edge

16.5

Laughlin to Thornely, 1 run, slower ball worked to mid wicket

16.6

Laughlin to Coyte, 1 run

End of over 17 (7 runs) New South Wales 97/7
SJ Coyte    1* (2b)      B Laughlin    3-0-16-2
DJ Thornely    23* (20b 2x4)     

17.1

Feldman to Coyte, 1 run, full on off, driven to long off

17.2

Feldman to Thornely, 1 run, full on off, driven to long off

17.3

Feldman to Coyte, 1 wide, steps to the off side, sees him go and chases, but goes too wide of off

17.3

Feldman to Coyte, FOUR, full outside off, great glide shot to third man, Philipson misfields on the rope, poor fielding

17.4

Feldman to Coyte, 1 run, mistimes into the ground to mid wicket

17.5

Feldman to Thornely, OUT, full outside off, driven to cover, Coyte backs up far too far and Simpson fields and just walks up to the stumps and flicks the bails off

SJ Coyte run out 7 (5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 140.00

17.6

Feldman to Thornely, 2 runs, driven through point

End of over 18 (10 runs) New South Wales 107/8
DJ Thornely    26* (23b 2x4)      LW Feldman    3-0-28-0
PJ Cummins    0* (0b)     

18.1

Laughlin to Cummins, 1 run, worked to square leg

18.2

Laughlin to Thornely, 1 run, guided to gully

18.3

Laughlin to Cummins, OUT, slower ball full outside off, completely deceives him as he pulls out of the drive and pops it straight up to cover

PJ Cummins c Hopes b Laughlin 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

18.4

Laughlin to Thornely, 2 runs, full and driven straight down the ground, Clark runs well to the danger end

18.5

Laughlin to Thornely, 1 run, guided to short third man

18.6

Laughlin to Clark, FOUR, oh how has that missed! Yorker on off, gets a small inside edge past leg stump and fine of short fine leg, very lucky

End of over 19 (9 runs) New South Wales 116/9
SR Clark    4* (1b 1x4)      B Laughlin    4-0-25-3
DJ Thornely    30* (26b 2x4)     

19.1

Feldman to Thornely, no run, slower ball outside off, can't connect on the drive

19.2

Feldman to Thornely, FOUR, length on middle, backs away and gets a French cut fine of short fine leg - the Blues getting lucky here

19.3

Feldman to Thornely, OUT, steps across to the off side and tries to go through the leg side, misses and he's bowled

DJ Thornely b Feldman 34 (29b 3x4 0x6) SR: 117.24

Match State: Innings Break
What a poor showing from the Blues with the bat there. The pitch looked to be a bit sticky and slow, but surely 120 is well below par! Stick with us for the run chase at about 8.30pm local time

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South Aust v NSW at Adelaide - Feb 5, 2011
South Aust won by 8 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Tasmania v NSW at Hobart - Feb 1, 2011
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NSW v Queensland at Sydney - Jan 29, 2011
Queensland won by 8 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
Victoria v South Aust at Melbourne - Jan 28, 2011
South Aust won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Tasmania v West Aust at Hobart - Jan 27, 2011
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Photos

Jan 29, 2011

Pat Cummins in his delivery stride, New South Wales v Queensland, Big Bash, Sydney, January 29, 2011

Pat Cummins in his delivery stride

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Jan 29, 2011

James Hopes cuts during his unbeaten half-century, New South Wales v Queensland, Big Bash, Sydney, January 29, 2011

James Hopes cuts during his unbeaten half-century

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