Big Bash League, 2nd semi-final: Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars at Perth, Jan 16, 2013
Big Bash League - 2nd semi final
Perth Scorchers won by 8 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (D/L method)
5 February 2013 - night match (20-over match)

Thomas to White, FOUR, full and shaping away, drives uppishly through gully but it's safe and he times it very well, great start

Melbourne Stars 4/0   CL White 4* (1b 1x4)   AC Thomas 0.1-0-4-0

Thomas to White, FOUR, bit of width outside off, frees the arms and cuts over cover, nice shot

Melbourne Stars 8/0   CL White 8* (4b 2x4)   AC Thomas 0.4-0-8-0

Thomas to White, FOUR, full outside off and he's all over it, smashing through cover with great placement

Melbourne Stars 20/0   CL White 12* (7b 3x4)   AC Thomas 1.1-0-12-0

Thomas to White, FOUR, full on off, slower this time, doesn't time it perfectly but drives through the line and gets enough of it to clear mid off

Melbourne Stars 24/0   CL White 16* (10b 4x4)   AC Thomas 1.4-0-16-0

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

Melbourne Stars 35/0   CL White 20* (14b 5x4)   JP Behrendorff 1.4-0-19-0

Hogg to White, FOUR, wrong'un beats White and gets a thick outside edge down to third man

Melbourne Stars 50/1   CL White 29* (23b 6x4)   GB Hogg 0.3-0-4-0

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

Melbourne Stars 68/1   BJ Hodge 12* (12b 1x4)   NM Coulter-Nile 2.2-0-13-1

Hogg to White, FOUR, short and flat, punishes it through square leg

Melbourne Stars 74/1   CL White 42* (34b 7x4)   GB Hogg 1.2-0-12-0

Hogg to White, FOUR, full toss this time, flings it through mid on and finds the gap on the leg side, nice shot, but not a great delivery

Melbourne Stars 78/1   CL White 46* (35b 8x4)   GB Hogg 1.3-0-16-0

Hogg to White, FOUR, full on off and he clubs it straight down the ground to long off, great strike

Melbourne Stars 120/1   CL White 68* (47b 9x4 2x6)   GB Hogg 2.4-0-32-0

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

Melbourne Stars 142/1   BJ Hodge 42* (26b 2x4 3x6)   MA Beer 3.2-0-31-0

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

Melbourne Stars 178/2   BJ Hodge 66* (39b 3x4 5x6)   NM Coulter-Nile 3.1-0-19-1





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Hours of play (local time) 19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.20, Interval 20.20-20.40, Second Session 20.40-22.00

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