Big Bash League - 2nd semi final

Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars

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

1.1

Behrendorff to Wright, no run, length on off, pushes to cover

1.2

Behrendorff to Wright, no run, back of a length on off, gets some good bounce as Wright tries to cut, but can't connect

1.3

Behrendorff to Wright, no run, left alone outside off

1.4

Behrendorff to Wright, SIX, back of a length on off, rocks back and smashes it over mid wicket, nice shot

1.5

Behrendorff to Wright, no run, fuller this time, drives straight back to the bowler, who fields well low to his left

1.6

Behrendorff to Wright, 2 runs, cuts this one off middle, Gibbs slips as he tries to stop it and ends up allowing two

Melbourne Stars 16/0   JP Behrendorff 1-0-8-0

3.1

Behrendorff to Wright, SIX, length on off, drives hard and high through the line and over long on, great shot

3.2

Behrendorff to Wright, 1 run, slower ball on leg, worked to mid wicket

3.3

Behrendorff to White, no run, defends to cover

3.4

Behrendorff to White, FOUR, short down leg and he helps himself to another boundary over short fine leg

3.5

Behrendorff to White, 1 run, slower ball worked to short fine leg

3.6

Behrendorff to Wright, 1 leg bye, off the pads down to the leg side, they take a very sharp single as the bowler fields, he misses the stumps with the throw but it looks like he would have been home anyway

Melbourne Stars 37/0   JP Behrendorff 2-0-20-0

11.1

Behrendorff to White, no run

11.2

Behrendorff to White, 1 run, works to mid wicket, mix-up between the batsmen and all the bowler has to do is hit the stumps at the non-striker's end, but he misses

11.3

Behrendorff to Hodge, 1 run

11.4

Behrendorff to White, 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   JP Behrendorff 3-0-35-0

15.1

Behrendorff to White, (no ball) SIX, the wheels are falling off for the Scorchers, another high full toss outside off and he crushes it over long on

15.1

Behrendorff to White, no run, great follow-up on the free hit, yorker gets past the bat outside off

15.2

Behrendorff to White, 2 runs, full toss outside off, driven through cover

15.3

Behrendorff to White, OUT, a wicket straight away as White hauls out at long off, just didn't quite get it cleanly

CL White c Gibbs b Behrendorff 88 (53b 9x4 5x6) SR: 166.03

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   JP Behrendorff 4-0-47-1
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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