Big Bash League - 2nd semi final

Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars

Perth Scorchers won by 8 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (D/L method)

4.6

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, no run, great bumper, Hodge swaps very late, a very good bouncer

Melbourne Stars 40/1   BJ Hodge 0* (1b)

5.3

Beer to Hodge, 3 runs, drives cleanly through cover

5.5

Beer to Hodge, 1 wide, just strays down leg

5.5

Beer to Hodge, no run, sweeps to short fine leg

5.6

Beer to Hodge, no run, defended to cover

Melbourne Stars 46/1   BJ Hodge 3* (4b)

6.5

Hogg to Hodge, 1 run, pushed to point

Melbourne Stars 52/1   BJ Hodge 4* (5b)

7.2

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, 1 run, length on off, driven through point

7.4

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, no run, backs away and defends to point

7.5

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, 1 run, backs away and cuts to deep point

Melbourne Stars 57/1   BJ Hodge 6* (8b)

8.2

Beer to Hodge, no run, full on off, driven to cover

8.3

Beer to Hodge, 1 run, full toss on leg, flicked through square leg

8.5

Beer to Hodge, 1 run, driven to long on

Melbourne Stars 62/1   BJ Hodge 8* (11b)

9.2

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, FOUR, backs away and gets an inside edge down to fine leg, a bit lucky but he'll take them

9.3

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, no run, backs away and tries to pull, hits the pad and through to the keeper

9.4

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, no run, backs away well outside leg and tries to cut, can't connect

9.5

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, 1 run, short on off, slashes out to deep cover

Melbourne Stars 69/1   BJ Hodge 13* (15b 1x4)

10.1

Hogg to Hodge, 1 run, worked to square leg

10.5

Hogg to Hodge, 1 run, off the glove down to fine leg

Melbourne Stars 80/1   BJ Hodge 15* (17b 1x4)

11.3

Behrendorff to Hodge, 1 run

11.5

Behrendorff to Hodge, SIX, fullish outside off, smashes it into the second tier over long off

11.6

Behrendorff to Hodge, SIX, he goes again, pulling over square leg, this time it was much flatter, but with great power

Melbourne Stars 96/1   BJ Hodge 28* (20b 1x4 2x6)

12.2

Beer to Hodge, 1 run, driven to cover, Gibbs misfields to allow a single

12.5

Beer to Hodge, 1 run, clipped through mid wicket

Melbourne Stars 100/1   BJ Hodge 30* (22b 1x4 2x6)

13.1

Hogg to Hodge, 1 run, full and driven to long on

13.4

Hogg to Hodge, (no ball) 1 run, full toss above waist height, pulls to mid wicket, perhaps missed out there Hodge

Melbourne Stars 116/1   BJ Hodge 32* (24b 1x4 2x6)

14.1

Beer to Hodge, SIX, full toss and Hodge goes hard over long on, this is incredible

14.2

Beer to Hodge, FOUR, full toss outside off and he crunches it over cover, the Stars are on fire

14.3

Beer to Hodge, 2 runs, in the slot on off, slog sweeps out to deep mid wicket, the first one in a while that hasn't been hit cleanly

14.4

Beer to Hodge, SIX, another full toss and Hodge goes big over deep mid wicket, wowee!

14.5

Beer to Hodge, no run, dances down the wicket and the stand-in keeper Mike Hussey misses the stumping

14.6

Beer to Hodge, no run, driven to cover

Melbourne Stars 150/1   BJ Hodge 50* (30b 2x4 4x6)

15.4

Behrendorff to Hodge, no run, steps across and tries to cut, but can't connect

15.5

Behrendorff to Hodge, 2 runs, driven to deep point

15.6

Behrendorff to Hodge, 1 run, top edges a pull shot to third man

Melbourne Stars 162/2   BJ Hodge 53* (33b 2x4 4x6)

16.1

Thomas to Hodge, SIX, oh my, what a shot, backs away and goes inside out over cover, high up onto the hill, what a shot!

16.2

Thomas to Hodge, 1 run, slower ball pulled down to fine leg

16.4

Thomas to Hodge, 1 run, full toss slower ball, driven to long off

16.6

Thomas to Hodge, 1 run, backs away and cross-bats the slower ball to long off

Melbourne Stars 173/2   BJ Hodge 62* (37b 2x4 5x6)

17.1

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, 1 no ball, full toss outside off, correctly called a no ball

17.1

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, FOUR, another full toss outside off, swings hard and gets a thick outside edge down to third man

17.2

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, 1 run, short and pulled to deep square leg, misfield in the deep, but they decide against a second

17.4

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, no run, well bowled, Hodge backed away so he kept it wide of off, Hodge couldn't reach it

17.5

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, 2 runs, punches out to deep mid wicket, hussles back for a second and just makes it back after they go to the third umpire

17.6

Coulter-Nile to Hodge, 1 run, well bowled, a yorker dug out through mid wicket, they don't even think about coming back for the second

Melbourne Stars 183/2   BJ Hodge 70* (43b 3x4 5x6)
Tournament Results
Scorchers v Heat at Perth - Jan 19, 2013
Heat won by 34 runs
Scorchers v Melb Stars at Perth - Jan 16, 2013
Scorchers won by 8 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Melb Reneg v Heat at Melbourne (Docklands) - Jan 15, 2013
Heat won by 15 runs
Hurricanes v Heat at Hobart - Jan 12, 2013
Heat won by 8 wickets (with 35 balls remaining)
Strikers v Scorchers at Adelaide - Jan 10, 2013
Scorchers won by 98 runs
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Photos

Jan 16, 2013

Shane Warne, Luke Wright and Peter Handscomb are disappointed after the defeat, Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars, BBL semi-final, Perth, January 16, 2013

Shane Warne, Luke Wright and Peter Handscomb are disappointed after the defeat

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Jan 16, 2013

Michael Hussey and Adam Voges celebrate victory, Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars, BBL semi-final, Perth, January 16, 2013

Michael Hussey and Adam Voges celebrate victory

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