Big Bash League - 2nd semi final

Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars

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

4.1

Coulter-Nile to Wright, 1 run, guided to third man

4.2

Coulter-Nile to White, 1 run, guided to third man

4.3

Coulter-Nile to Wright, no run, good bouncer, ducked under

4.4

Coulter-Nile to Wright, OUT, short again, rocks back and mistimes the pull shot in the air to mid wicket, Thomas runs around from mid on and takes a good catch at top speed

LJ Wright c Thomas b Coulter-Nile 16 (12b 0x4 2x6) SR: 133.33

4.5

Coulter-Nile to White, 1 run, guides through third man

4.6

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

Melbourne Stars 40/1   NM Coulter-Nile 1-0-3-1

7.1

Coulter-Nile to White, 1 run, worked to the leg side ofr a quick single

7.2

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

7.3

Coulter-Nile to White, 1 run, guided down to third man

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

7.6

Coulter-Nile to White, 1 run, full on off, pushed to long on

Melbourne Stars 58/1   NM Coulter-Nile 2-0-8-1

9.1

Coulter-Nile to White, 1 run, whipped through square leg

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

9.6

Coulter-Nile to White, no run, great bouncer, tries to hook but can't connect, a half shout for caught behind and then White stares at the square leg umpire looking for a no ball call

Melbourne Stars 69/1   NM Coulter-Nile 3-0-14-1

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

17.3

Coulter-Nile to Quiney, 1 run, full toss on leg, whipped to deep square leg, missed out there Quiney

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   NM Coulter-Nile 4-0-24-1
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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