Big Bash League, Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder at Melbourne, Dec 17, 2011
Sydney Thunder won by 6 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
17 December 2011 - night match (20-over match)
2.2

Edwards to Bailey, 1 wide, short ball on the middle stump. Bailey ducks under it and the umpire calls it a wide

2.2

Edwards to Bailey, FOUR, fuller ball on the off stump. Bailey falls across and flicks it over square-leg to get off the mark with a boundary

2.3

Edwards to Bailey, no run, short ball outisde the off stump and moving away a touch. Bailey has a go at it and is beaten

2.4

Edwards to Bailey, 1 leg bye, fuller ball on the leg stump. Bailey looks to repeat the flick shot but this time the ball must be atleast 10kmph faster than the ball he flicked earlier in the over and is struck on the pad. They run across for a leg-bye

Melbourne Stars 17/1   GJ Bailey 4* (3b 1x4)
3.1

Bollinger to Bailey, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Bailey moves across and defends it back onto the pitch

3.2

Bollinger to Bailey, no run, short ball on the off and middle. Bailey looks to pull it and doesn't get enough bat as the ball trickles away to midwicket

3.3

Bollinger to Bailey, no run, slower and shorter outside the off stump. Bailey looks to pull and is beaten as he is hit in the abdomen

3.4

Bollinger to Bailey, FOUR, short ball again. This time Bailey gets it right as he pulls the ball to deep midwicket for a boundary

3.5

Bollinger to Bailey, no run, comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

3.6

Bollinger to Bailey, 1 run, fuller ball on the off stump., Bailey plays it with soft hands and sets off for a quick single. Reminiscent of Junior, that single

Melbourne Stars 26/1   GJ Bailey 9* (9b 2x4)
4.1

Edwards to Bailey, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Bailry looks to cut it and is beaten

4.2

Edwards to Bailey, no run, good length ball outside the off stump and moving away. Bailey moves across and forces it to mid-on

4.3

Edwards to Bailey, 1 leg bye, struck on the pads on the middle stump line. It would have sailed over the stumps though. Bailey runs across for a leg-bye

Melbourne Stars 27/1   GJ Bailey 9* (12b 2x4)
5.2

Coyte to Bailey, 1 run, bowls it on the off stump line. Bailey pushes it to mid-on and sets off for a single

5.5

Coyte to Bailey, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Bailey widens the gap between his legs and lofts it over mid-off for a boundary. Double-handed forehand shot it looked like. A wild card to Bailey for the Australian Open?

5.6

Coyte to Bailey, no run, pushes it to mid-on

Melbourne Stars 37/1   GJ Bailey 14* (15b 3x4)
6.3

Doran to Bailey, 1 run, drives it to mid-off for a single

6.6

Doran to Bailey, 3 runs, flighted ball outside the off stump. Bailey waits for it and late cuts it to third-man for three runs

Melbourne Stars 44/2   GJ Bailey 18* (17b 3x4)
7.1

Coyte to Bailey, 1 wide, short ball on the off stump. Bailey looks to pull it and is beaten and it is called a wide

7.1

Coyte to Bailey, 1 run, pushes it to cover and sets off for a quick single

7.3

Coyte to Bailey, 1 run, steers it to third-man for a single

Melbourne Stars 48/2   GJ Bailey 20* (19b 3x4)
8.1

Doran to Bailey, no run, looks to reverse sweep from outside the off stump line and is struck on the pads

8.2

Doran to Bailey, 1 run, pushes it to mid-off for a single

8.4

Doran to Bailey, 1 run, turns it behind square for a single

8.6

Doran to Bailey, no run, comes down the track and pushes it back to the bowler

Melbourne Stars 60/2   GJ Bailey 22* (23b 3x4)
10.1

Bollinger to Bailey, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump. Bailey pulls it to deep midwicket for a single

10.4

Bollinger to Bailey, OUT, fuller ball on the middle stump. Bailey moves across in an attempt to flick it. He misses the line altogether as he is bowled

GJ Bailey b Bollinger 23 (36m 25b 3x4 0x6) SR: 92.00

Melbourne Stars 80/3   GJ Bailey 23 (25b 3x4)
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