Big Bash League, Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Renegades at Adelaide, Dec 18, 2011
Adelaide Strikers won by 67 runs
Played at Adelaide Oval
18 December 2011 - day/night match (20-over match)
0.1

Tait to Harris, no run

0.2

Tait to Harris, 1 wide

0.2

Tait to Harris, no run

0.3

Tait to Harris, SIX

0.4

Tait to Harris, 1 run

0.5

Tait to Klinger, FOUR

0.6

Tait to Klinger, 1 run

End of over 1 (13 runs) Adelaide Strikers 13/0

    • M Klinger 5 (2b 1x4)
    • DJ Harris 7 (4b 1x6)
    • SW Tait 1-0-13-0
1.1

Nannes to Klinger, no run

1.2

Nannes to Klinger, 1 run

1.3

Nannes to Harris, FOUR

1.4

Nannes to Harris, 1 run

1.5

Nannes to Klinger, FOUR

1.6

Nannes to Klinger, no run

End of over 2 (10 runs) Adelaide Strikers 23/0

    • M Klinger 10 (6b 2x4)
    • DJ Harris 12 (6b 1x4 1x6)
    • DP Nannes 1-0-10-0
    • SW Tait 1-0-13-0
2.1

Maxwell to Harris, 1 run

2.2

Maxwell to Klinger, no run

2.3

Maxwell to Klinger, 1 leg bye, off the pad to short fine leg

2.4

Maxwell to Harris, no run

2.5

Maxwell to Harris, 1 run, flicked through mid wicket

2.6

Maxwell to Klinger, 1 run, pushed to the leg side, well run

End of over 3 (4 runs) Adelaide Strikers 27/0

    • M Klinger 11 (9b 2x4)
    • DJ Harris 14 (9b 1x4 1x6)
    • GJ Maxwell 1-0-3-0
    • DP Nannes 1-0-10-0
3.1

Abdul Razzaq to Klinger, no run, slower ball, cramps him up and defends to the off side

3.2

Abdul Razzaq to Klinger, SIX, short on the leg stump, rocks back and hammers it over mid wicket

3.3

Abdul Razzaq to Klinger, 2 runs, width outside off, cuts hard through backward point

3.4

Abdul Razzaq to Klinger, 1 run, a bit of width again outside off, guides down to third man

He hasn't got his lines right yet Razzaq, needs to straighten up

3.5

Abdul Razzaq to Harris, no run, that's better, on off stump, pushed to cover

3.6

Abdul Razzaq to Harris, no run, a very slow, slower ball, waits on it and pushes it to point

End of over 4 (9 runs) Adelaide Strikers 36/0

    • DJ Harris 14 (11b 1x4 1x6)
    • M Klinger 20 (13b 2x4 1x6)
    • Abdul Razzaq 1-0-9-0
    • GJ Maxwell 1-0-3-0
4.1

Maxwell to Klinger, no run, full and punched to mid wicket

4.2

Maxwell to Klinger, 2 runs, uses his feet, doesn't quite get to it and just chips it straight back down the ground

4.3

Maxwell to Klinger, 3 runs, oh nicely bowled, the arm ball just goes across him and catches the edge down to third man

4.4

Maxwell to Harris, no run, length outside off, swings hard but can't connect

4.5

Maxwell to Harris, FOUR, short on leg, easy pickings as he goes in the air over square leg who is inside the circle

4.6

Maxwell to Harris, FOUR, full outside off, doesn't get all of it but it beats the man at cover and it's another boundary

End of over 5 (13 runs) Adelaide Strikers 49/0

    • DJ Harris 22 (14b 3x4 1x6)
    • M Klinger 25 (16b 2x4 1x6)
    • GJ Maxwell 2-0-16-0
    • Abdul Razzaq 1-0-9-0
5.1

Abdul Razzaq to Klinger, FOUR, dances down the deck and gets a big inside edge, very lucky but he'll take them

5.2

Abdul Razzaq to Klinger, no run, length on off, pushed to mid wicket

5.3

Abdul Razzaq to Klinger, 1 run, off speed delivery out the back of the hand, hits it to cover

5.4

Abdul Razzaq to Harris, no run, pushed to mid wicket, fielder hits the stumps at the bowler's end, they appeal but he's well home

5.5

Abdul Razzaq to Harris, 1 run, short on leg, mistimes short of mid wicket

5.6

Abdul Razzaq to Klinger, no run, length just outside off, beats the edge, well bowled

The great Pakistani all-rounder Afridi into the attack, knows this ground well having played for the Redbacks a couple of years ago.

End of over 6 (6 runs) Adelaide Strikers 55/0

    • M Klinger 30 (20b 3x4 1x6)
    • DJ Harris 23 (16b 3x4 1x6)
    • Abdul Razzaq 2-0-15-0
    • GJ Maxwell 2-0-16-0
6.1

Shahid Afridi to Harris, FOUR, full outside off and he crunches it through cover, beating the man on the fence

6.2

Shahid Afridi to Harris, no run, better lenght, gets back and defends

6.3

Shahid Afridi to Harris, 1 run, full on off, driven to deep cover

6.4

Shahid Afridi to Klinger, 1 run, punched through cover

6.5

Shahid Afridi to Harris, no run, almost gets through the gap there, inside edge onto the pads though

6.6

Shahid Afridi to Harris, 1 run, pushed to point and runs well

End of over 7 (7 runs) Adelaide Strikers 62/0

    • DJ Harris 29 (21b 4x4 1x6)
    • M Klinger 31 (21b 3x4 1x6)
    • Shahid Afridi 1-0-7-0
    • Abdul Razzaq 2-0-15-0
7.1

Heal to Harris, no run, full and wide of off, smashed to cover where McDonald fields

7.2

Heal to Harris, 2 runs, full outside off, bit of extra bounce and lands just wide of short third man

7.3

Heal to Harris, SIX, gets down on one knee and sends it into orbit, that has sailed well over the boundary, well over the shortest rope on the field, which measures just 58m. Must have gone 90m though!

7.4

Heal to Harris, 1 run, punched down to long on

7.5

Heal to Klinger, no run, full on off, punched to cover

7.6

Heal to Klinger, no run, pushed back to the bowler

End of over 8 (9 runs) Adelaide Strikers 71/0

    • M Klinger 31 (23b 3x4 1x6)
    • DJ Harris 38 (25b 4x4 2x6)
    • AK Heal 1-0-9-0
    • Shahid Afridi 1-0-7-0
8.1

Shahid Afridi to Harris, 1 run, pushed to point

8.2

Shahid Afridi to Klinger, 1 run, full on off, drives hard and uppishly back just past Afridi

8.3

Shahid Afridi to Harris, 1 run, short on off, cut out to deep cover

8.4

Shahid Afridi to Klinger, 2 runs, soft hands as he pushes through mid wicket, Maxwell fields and a direct hit would have had Harris well short

8.5

Shahid Afridi to Klinger, 1 run, driven to cover

8.6

Shahid Afridi to Harris, 1 run, big leggy, pushed to backward point, a moment of hesitation but they get through

End of over 9 (7 runs) Adelaide Strikers 78/0

    • DJ Harris 41 (28b 4x4 2x6)
    • M Klinger 35 (26b 3x4 1x6)
    • Shahid Afridi 2-0-14-0
    • AK Heal 1-0-9-0
9.1

Heal to Harris, no run, flighted and driven straight back to the bowler

9.2

Heal to Harris, FOUR, down on one knee again and slog sweeps one bounce over the square leg rope

Coming around the wicket now...

9.3

Heal to Harris, 2 runs, full on leg, flicked to backward square leg

9.4

Heal to Harris, 2 runs, really flights that one, it was up there forever, waits on it and drives through cover

9.5

Heal to Harris, OUT, fullish on off, bit of extra bounce, thick outside edge and a good, sharp catch, 'Doc' Harris falls one short of his 50

DJ Harris c †Manou b Heal 49 (33b 5x4 2x6) SR: 148.48

9.6

Heal to Ferguson, no run, full outside off, drives to backward point

The skipper enters the attack now

End of over 10 (8 runs) Adelaide Strikers 86/1

    • CJ Ferguson 0 (1b)
    • M Klinger 35 (26b 3x4 1x6)
    • AK Heal 2-0-17-1
    • Shahid Afridi 2-0-14-0
10.1

McDonald to Klinger, FOUR, length outside off, too much width and he drives through point to the short boundary

10.2

McDonald to Klinger, 2 runs, full on leg, punched to long on, tight second run but they just get home

10.3

McDonald to Klinger, no run, pushed back to the bowler

10.4

McDonald to Klinger, 2 runs, slower ball, catches the edge through the vacant slips region

10.5

McDonald to Klinger, no run, bit of extra bounce outside off, beats the edge

10.6

McDonald to Klinger, 1 run

End of over 11 (9 runs) Adelaide Strikers 95/1

    • M Klinger 44 (32b 4x4 1x6)
    • CJ Ferguson 0 (1b)
    • AB McDonald 1-0-9-0
    • AK Heal 2-0-17-1
11.1

Heal to Klinger, 2 runs

11.2

Heal to Klinger, no run

11.3

Heal to Klinger, OUT, full outside off, drives hard but can't get it over deep mid off's head

M Klinger c Reardon b Heal 46 (35b 4x4 1x6) SR: 131.42

11.4

Heal to Ferguson, 2 runs

11.5

Heal to Ferguson, 1 run

11.6

Heal to Blizzard, 1 run, sweeps to backward square leg

End of over 12 (6 runs) Adelaide Strikers 101/2

    • AC Blizzard 1 (1b)
    • CJ Ferguson 3 (3b)
    • AK Heal 3-0-23-2
    • AB McDonald 1-0-9-0
12.1

Shahid Afridi to Blizzard, 1 run, pushed to deep point

12.2

Shahid Afridi to Ferguson, 1 run, pushed through cover

12.3

Shahid Afridi to Blizzard, 1 run, darted in, sweeps out to deep square leg

12.4

Shahid Afridi to Ferguson, no run, cut to backward point, bit of a mix up but back safely

12.5

Shahid Afridi to Ferguson, no run, pushes to short cover

12.6

Shahid Afridi to Ferguson, 1 run, steps across and works it to square leg

End of over 13 (4 runs) Adelaide Strikers 105/2

    • CJ Ferguson 5 (7b)
    • AC Blizzard 3 (3b)
    • Shahid Afridi 3-0-18-0
    • AK Heal 3-0-23-2
13.1

Heal to Ferguson, no run, flight and turn, beats the outside edge, nicely bowled

13.2

Heal to Ferguson, no run, the arm ball means Ferg mistimes the pull

13.3

Heal to Ferguson, 1 run, flicked to mid wicket

13.4

Heal to Blizzard, 2 runs, full outside off, gets down for the sweep out to mid wicket, well run

13.5

Heal to Blizzard, SIX, there we go, gets down for the sweep again and gets all of this up into the Chappel stands, great shot

13.6

Heal to Blizzard, no run, worked to short third man, Ferguson sets off but gets sent back straight away

End of over 14 (9 runs) Adelaide Strikers 114/2

    • AC Blizzard 11 (6b 1x6)
    • CJ Ferguson 6 (10b)
    • AK Heal 4-0-32-2
    • Shahid Afridi 3-0-18-0
14.1

Shahid Afridi to Ferguson, 1 run, works to backward square leg

14.2

Shahid Afridi to Blizzard, 1 run, backs away and has to adjust after Afridi darts it in, cuts out to deep point

14.3

Shahid Afridi to Ferguson, 1 run, worked to square leg

14.4

Shahid Afridi to Blizzard, 1 run, full outside off, sweeps hard across the line

14.5

Shahid Afridi to Ferguson, 1 run, cut to deep point

14.6

Shahid Afridi to Blizzard, FOUR, full on off, hoiks it over mid wicket and just beats the man on the fence

End of over 15 (9 runs) Adelaide Strikers 123/2

    • AC Blizzard 17 (9b 1x4 1x6)
    • CJ Ferguson 9 (13b)
    • Shahid Afridi 4-0-27-0
    • AK Heal 4-0-32-2
15.1

Nannes to Ferguson, 1 run, worked to deep mid wicket

15.2

Nannes to Blizzard, FOUR, advances down the wicket to create a full toss and drives wide of mid off

15.3

Nannes to Blizzard, SIX, backs away and Nannes chases him, casually flicks this over mid wicket, right out of the middle

15.4

Nannes to Blizzard, no run, slower ball bouncer, almost a wide as Blizzard struggles to get to it, doesn't connect

15.5

Nannes to Blizzard, no run, another short one outside off, dances down the wicket and has to reach for it, bottom edge into the ground and through to the keeper

15.6

Nannes to Blizzard, 1 run, pushed to point

End of over 16 (12 runs) Adelaide Strikers 135/2

    • AC Blizzard 28 (14b 2x4 2x6)
    • CJ Ferguson 10 (14b)
    • DP Nannes 2-0-22-0
    • Shahid Afridi 4-0-27-0
16.1

Tait to Blizzard, no run, full outside off, can't connect on the drive

16.2

Tait to Blizzard, 2 runs, full and driven back down the ground

16.3

Tait to Blizzard, no run, great bouncer, ducks and tries the hook at the same time, can't get wood on it

16.4

Tait to Blizzard, OUT, full on off, swings hard and gets a feather edge through to the keeper

AC Blizzard c †Manou b Tait 30 (18b 2x4 2x6) SR: 166.66

16.5

Tait to Crosthwaite, no run, short outside off, tries to cut but beaten for speed

Some very dark storm clouds circling, let's hope it stays away

16.6

Tait to Crosthwaite, 1 run, length on off, backs away and pushes through point

End of over 17 (3 runs) Adelaide Strikers 138/3

    • AJ Crosthwaite 1 (2b)
    • CJ Ferguson 10 (14b)
    • SW Tait 2-0-16-1
    • DP Nannes 2-0-22-0
17.1

Nannes to Crosthwaite, 2 runs, full on off, drives hard over mid off, fielded on the rope by long off

17.2

Nannes to Crosthwaite, SIX, whoa!! That's in the slot and he swings hard across the ling over mid wicket, massive height and big distance

17.3

Nannes to Crosthwaite, SIX, just back of a length, clears his front foot out of the way and he crunches it over long on, great power hitting

17.4

Nannes to Crosthwaite, OUT, full toss on off, mistimes the shot straight up in the air, easy catch

AJ Crosthwaite c Maxwell b Nannes 15 (6b 0x4 2x6) SR: 250.00

17.5

Nannes to Ferguson, 1 run, full on leg, inside edge into the pad out to point

17.6

Nannes to Borgas, 1 run, full on off, driven to cover who would have had a run out if he'd hit the stumps

End of over 18 (16 runs) Adelaide Strikers 154/4

    • CJ Borgas 1 (1b)
    • CJ Ferguson 11 (15b)
    • DP Nannes 3-0-38-1
    • SW Tait 2-0-16-1
18.1

Tait to Borgas, SIX, wow, just wow! Full way outside iff, gets across and times the ramp shot perfectly over fine leg, what a shot!

18.2

Tait to Borgas, SIX, short on leg, hooks it hard over square leg, doesn't even get all of it but it sails over the rope, this is Cam Borgas at his best

18.3

Tait to Borgas, 1 wide, full and wide of off, swings hard but can't get to it, rightly called wide

18.3

Tait to Borgas, FOUR, short outside off, steps across and smashes the pull shot through mid wicket

Borgas on 17 off 4, the 20/20 pinch hitter

18.4

Tait to Borgas, 2 runs, full on off, pulls through mid wicket

18.5

Tait to Borgas, FOUR, short on middle, pulls gloriously over mid wicket, this is great cricket from Borgas

The two former teammates going head to head, Borgas well on top at this point

18.6

Tait to Borgas, 2 runs, full on off, drives to long on, poor misfield allows the second, but keeps Borgas off strike, perhaps a tactical misfield?

End of over 19 (25 runs) Adelaide Strikers 179/4

    • CJ Borgas 25 (7b 2x4 2x6)
    • CJ Ferguson 11 (15b)
    • SW Tait 3-0-41-1
    • DP Nannes 3-0-38-1
19.1

Abdul Razzaq to Ferguson, 2 runs, slower ball, flicked to long on, Borgas runs hard to get back

19.2

Abdul Razzaq to Ferguson, 3 runs, another full slower ball, flicks down to fine leg, some poor fielding on the boundary, the flick up misses Tait and they get a third

19.3

Abdul Razzaq to Borgas, 1 run, full toss slower ball, mistimes out to deep mid wicket

19.4

Abdul Razzaq to Ferguson, 2 runs, flicked out to deep mid wicket

19.5

Abdul Razzaq to Ferguson, OUT, full toss on off, pulls hard out to deep mid wicket, great catch from Maxwell who dives forward at full pace to take it low to the ground

CJ Ferguson c Maxwell b Abdul Razzaq 18 (19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 94.73

19.6

Abdul Razzaq to Borgas, 2 runs, full on off, smashes it down to long off, well run and they get back for two

The Strikers post a very strong score of 189, set up by a great opening partnership of 86 and backed up with hard-hitting cameos in the middle order from Blizzard, Crossthwaite and Borgas. Join us again in about 10 minutes for the run chase. Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (10 runs) Adelaide Strikers 189/5

    • CJ Borgas 28 (9b 2x4 2x6)
    • J Botha 0 (0b)
    • Abdul Razzaq 3-0-25-1
    • SW Tait 3-0-41-1
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