Big Bash League

Perth Scorchers v Hobart Hurricanes

Hobart Hurricanes won by 31 runs

Hi and welcome to our live coverage of the Big Bash. THe ball is currently being air lifted in by a chopper, all a part of the drama that is the Big Bash! News from the WACA is that Hobart have won the toss and elected to bat first

We'll be starting with spin, very rare for the WACA. Michael Beer to bowl...

0.1

Beer to Jaques, no run, pushed to cover

0.2

Beer to Jaques, no run, punched to mid on

0.3

Beer to Jaques, 1 run, driven down the ground

0.4

Beer to Ponting, 1 run, yorker dug out to long on

0.5

Beer to Jaques, no run, the arm ball beats the outside edge

0.6

Beer to Jaques, 1 run, full on off, driven to long on

End of over 1 (3 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 3/0
PA Jaques    2* (5b)      MA Beer    1-0-3-0
RT Ponting    1* (1b)     

1.1

Rimmington to Jaques, 1 run, width outside off, bottom edge on the cut shot down to third man

1.2

Rimmington to Ponting, no run, full on off, pushed to mid wicket

1.3

Rimmington to Ponting, no run

1.4

Rimmington to Ponting, no run, length on off, pushed to cover

1.5

Rimmington to Ponting, 1 run, full on leg, flicked to square leg

1.6

Rimmington to Jaques, no run, length on off, defended back to the bowler

End of over 2 (2 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 5/0
PA Jaques    3* (7b)      NJ Rimmington    1-0-2-0
RT Ponting    2* (5b)      MA Beer    1-0-3-0

2.1

Beer to Ponting, no run, length on off, still no spin, pushed to mid wicket

2.2

Beer to Ponting, no run, darted in, again plays for the spin, which there is none, inside edge to square leg

2.3

Beer to Ponting, FOUR, full down leg, sweeps easily fine of short fine leg

2.4

Beer to Ponting, 1 run, pushed to short mid wicket

2.5

Beer to Jaques, FOUR, full on off, gets across and sweeps over short fine leg, nicely timed

2.6

Beer to Jaques, no run, full on off, driven to mid off

End of over 3 (9 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 14/0
PA Jaques    7* (9b 1x4)      MA Beer    2-0-12-0
RT Ponting    7* (9b 1x4)      NJ Rimmington    1-0-2-0

3.1

Rimmington to Ponting, no run, dances down the wicket, drives straight back to the bowler

3.2

Rimmington to Ponting, no run, ooh that was close. Length on leg, tries to flick to fine leg but it gets dragged back just past leg stump

3.3

Rimmington to Ponting, no run, length on off, pushed to backward point

3.4

Rimmington to Ponting, 2 runs, length on off, pushed through mid wicket

3.5

Rimmington to Ponting, 1 run, big inside edge onto the pads and out to point

3.6

Rimmington to Jaques, 1 run, length on off, pushed to point

End of over 4 (4 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 18/0
PA Jaques    8* (10b 1x4)      NJ Rimmington    2-0-6-0
RT Ponting    10* (14b 1x4)      MA Beer    2-0-12-0

4.1

Marsh to Jaques, no run, backs away and doesn't connect on the cut shot

4.2

Marsh to Jaques, 1 wide, strays down leg

4.2

Marsh to Jaques, 1 run, rocks back and works it through square leg

4.3

Marsh to Ponting, 2 runs, short outside off, frees the arms up and cuts it over point

4.4

Marsh to Ponting, 1 run, short outside off, pulled out to deep mid wicket

4.5

Marsh to Jaques, 1 run, short on off, pulled to deep mid wicket, the veteran Brad Hogg fields

4.6

Marsh to Ponting, no run, length on off, pushed to point

Watchful start from the Hurricans. The ball has been doing a bit, but you'd think they'll be looking to put the foot down soon

End of over 5 (6 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 24/0
RT Ponting    13* (17b 1x4)      MR Marsh    1-0-6-0
PA Jaques    10* (13b 1x4)      NJ Rimmington    2-0-6-0

5.1

Edmondson to Jaques, 1 run, inside edge just past the stump through to the keeper

5.2

Edmondson to Ponting, FOUR, full on middle, flicked over mid wicket, great shot

5.3

Edmondson to Ponting, OUT, full on off, completely mistimes the drive straight to mid off, easy catch

RT Ponting c Hussey b Edmondson 17 (19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 89.47

5.4

Edmondson to Birt, 1 run, full on off, stiffled appeal for LBW, inside edge onto the pads and out to square leg

5.5

Edmondson to Jaques, no run, nips back off a length and he's completely cramped, pushes to cover

5.6

Edmondson to Jaques, FOUR, width outisde off, cuts hard backward of square on the off side, great shot

End of over 6 (10 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 34/1
PA Jaques    15* (16b 2x4)      BM Edmondson    1-0-10-1
TR Birt    1* (1b)      MR Marsh    1-0-6-0

6.1

Marsh to Birt, 1 wide, strays down leg

6.1

Marsh to Birt, FOUR, full outside off, drives hard over cover, great shot

6.2

Marsh to Birt, 1 run, works it to short fine leg

6.3

Marsh to Jaques, 2 runs, works that from outside off out to deep mid wicket

6.4

Marsh to Jaques, 1 run, driven to deep cover

6.5

Marsh to Birt, no run, beats the outside edge, bit of movement off the seam

6.6

Marsh to Birt, 1 run, pushed to cover

End of over 7 (10 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 44/1
TR Birt    7* (5b 1x4)      MR Marsh    2-0-16-0
PA Jaques    18* (18b 2x4)      BM Edmondson    1-0-10-1

7.1

Edmondson to Birt, no run, length on off, defends from the crease

7.2

Edmondson to Birt, 1 wide, strays down leg

7.2

Edmondson to Birt, no run, length outside off, interestingly he leaves it. This is T20, right?

7.3

Edmondson to Birt, FOUR, slashes hard as he's given some width, goes high over point

7.4

Edmondson to Birt, 2 runs, rocks back and pulls just over mid on's head, very lucky as he didn't time that well at all

7.5

Edmondson to Birt, 1 run, driven hard to long off

7.6

Edmondson to Jaques, OUT, full on leg, clips it nicely to deep square leg, Hussey cuts off the six and takes an important catch

PA Jaques c Hussey b Edmondson 18 (19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 94.73

End of over 8 (8 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 52/2
     BM Edmondson    2-0-18-2
TR Birt    14* (10b 2x4)      MR Marsh    2-0-16-0

8.1

Hogg to Shah, 2 runs, rocks back and cuts through point

8.2

Hogg to Shah, 1 run, pushed to backward point

8.3

Hogg to Birt, 2 runs, arm ball cramps him for space, pushes it out through point, well played

8.4

Hogg to Birt, no run, pushed to point

8.5

Hogg to Birt, FOUR, length on off, opens the face and glides it fine of short third man

8.6

Hogg to Birt, 1 run, pushed to backward point, tight single but they make their ground

End of over 9 (10 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 62/2
TR Birt    21* (14b 3x4)      GB Hogg    1-0-10-0
OA Shah    3* (2b)      BM Edmondson    2-0-18-2

9.1

Marsh to Birt, 1 run

9.2

Marsh to Shah, 1 run, pulled to fine leg

9.3

Marsh to Birt, 1 run, guides it to third man

9.4

Marsh to Shah, no run, oh how bizzarre! Tries to flick it to the leg side and gets a big top edge, falls just short of North at short mid wicket, Shah slips and North fires at the stumps, would have been out had he hit

9.5

Marsh to Shah, 1 run, slower ball flicked to fine leg

9.6

Marsh to Birt, no run, great area and he beats the outside edge, great nut

Paul Collingwood into the attack as they play the Collingwood Football Club theme song. Great song, not so sure about the club...

End of over 10 (4 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 66/2
TR Birt    23* (17b 3x4)      MR Marsh    3-0-20-0
OA Shah    5* (5b)      GB Hogg    1-0-10-0

10.1

Collingwood to Shah, 1 run, punched through cover

10.2

Collingwood to Birt, no run, bit of shape away, Birt rocks back and misses on the cut shot

10.3

Collingwood to Birt, 1 run, nice bit of swing again, gets the leading edge harmlessly to cover

10.4

Collingwood to Shah, no run, full on off, smashed straight back along the ground to the bowler

10.5

Collingwood to Shah, 1 run, steps to the off side, the bowler chases him and cuts it to deep point

10.6

Collingwood to Birt, (no ball) FOUR, full toss on leg stump, rocks back and pulls it over short fine leg, falls just short of the rope

10.6

Collingwood to Birt, no run, slower ball bouncer, can't connect on the cut

End of over 11 (8 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 74/2
TR Birt    28* (21b 4x4)      PD Collingwood    1-0-8-0
OA Shah    7* (8b)      MR Marsh    3-0-20-0

11.1

Marsh to Shah, 1 run, digs out a yorker to point

11.2

Marsh to Birt, 2 runs, full toss outside off, skies it high out to deep mid wicket, it somehow lands safely between three fielders

11.3

Marsh to Birt, no run, full outside off, driven to cover where Collingwood fields brilliantly

11.4

Marsh to Birt, no run, great yorker swings back in and just misses off stump

11.5

Marsh to Birt, 2 runs, full toss outside off, driven to long off

11.6

Marsh to Birt, 1 leg bye, length on leg, off the pad to square leg

End of over 12 (6 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 80/2
TR Birt    32* (26b 4x4)      MR Marsh    4-0-25-0
OA Shah    8* (9b)      PD Collingwood    1-0-8-0

12.1

Collingwood to Birt, 1 run, length on off, pushed to point

The average score batting first here at the WACA is 176 and the team batting first has won 7 of the past 9 matches

12.2

Collingwood to Shah, 2 runs, width outside off, driven through cover

12.3

Collingwood to Shah, 1 run, pulled to deep mid wicket

12.4

Collingwood to Birt, SIX, wowee, he's got all of that. Fullish on off, just swings through the line over long off, into the wind but still puts it onto the roof of the first level

The ball still sitting on the roof. It's a soft roof, so they're throwing shoes at it to knock it back down. And finally, we've got it back. Great entertainment for the fans!

12.5

Collingwood to Birt, 1 run, flicked to short fine leg

12.6

Collingwood to Shah, 1 run, swings hard across the line out to deep mid wicket

End of over 13 (12 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 92/2
OA Shah    12* (12b)      PD Collingwood    2-0-20-0
TR Birt    40* (29b 4x4 1x6)      MR Marsh    4-0-25-0

13.1

Edmondson to Shah, FOUR, full on middle, drives straight back through the ball over the bowler's head, great shot

13.2

Edmondson to Shah, FOUR, short on off, backs away and slaps it over mid off, one bounce four

13.3

Edmondson to Shah, 1 run, drives to long on, who fields on the first bounce

13.4

Edmondson to Birt, OUT, tries to go long again over long on, but this time he doesn't clear Rimmington, who charges in to take a good catch diving forward

TR Birt c Rimmington b Edmondson 40 (30b 4x4 1x6) SR: 133.33

13.5

Edmondson to Shah, 1 run, flicked to mid wicket

13.6

Edmondson to Triffitt, 1 run, guided to third man

End of over 14 (11 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 103/3
TIF Triffitt    1* (1b)      BM Edmondson    3-0-29-3
OA Shah    22* (16b 2x4)      PD Collingwood    2-0-20-0

14.1

Beer to Triffitt, 1 run, pushed to mid wicket

14.2

Beer to Shah, 2 runs, drives over cover, Marsh comes round to field well

14.3

Beer to Shah, no run, leaves it outside off

14.4

Beer to Shah, OUT, pushed to cover where Collingwood fields on the dive, for some reason Shah sets off after Collingwood picked the ball up, he tries to get back but falls short of his ground

OA Shah run out 24 (19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 126.31

14.5

Beer to Lockyear, no run, pushes it through and he can't connect on the cut

14.6

Beer to Lockyear, 1 run, pushed to backward point

End of over 15 (4 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 107/4
RJG Lockyear    1* (2b)      MA Beer    3-0-16-0
TIF Triffitt    2* (2b)      BM Edmondson    3-0-29-3

15.1

Hogg to Lockyear, 1 run

15.2

Hogg to Triffitt, no run, the wrong 'un completely bamboozles Triffit, beats the outside edge, well bowled

15.3

Hogg to Triffitt, 1 run, flicked to fine leg

15.4

Hogg to Lockyear, 1 run, sweeps to deep square leg

15.5

Hogg to Triffitt, 1 run, reverse sweep to short third man

15.6

Hogg to Lockyear, 1 run, big shout for LBW, Hogg thinks it's hit the pad first as he pushes to point, umpire not interested

End of over 16 (5 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 112/4
RJG Lockyear    4* (5b)      GB Hogg    2-0-15-0
TIF Triffitt    4* (5b)      MA Beer    3-0-16-0

16.1

Beer to Lockyear, OUT, what is going on here with the Hurricans, another suicidal runout. Half a shout for LBW, pushes it to cover, never a run in it and Lockyear is caught well short of his ground

RJG Lockyear run out 4 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

16.2

Beer to Krejza, 1 run, pushed to backward point, should have been another run out as Triffit was backing up a long way, Beer couldn't collect what would have been the wicket and they get an overthrow

16.3

Beer to Triffitt, no run, inside edge onto the pads

16.4

Beer to Triffitt, no run, down for the sweep, can't connect and somehow misses off stump

16.5

Beer to Triffitt, 1 run, driven to long off

16.6

Beer to Krejza, OUT, arm ball goes on and catches him absolutely plumb, well bowled

JJ Krejza lbw b Beer 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

End of over 17 (2 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 114/6
     MA Beer    4-0-18-1
TIF Triffitt    5* (8b)      GB Hogg    2-0-15-0

17.1

Hogg to Triffitt, 2 runs, driven to long on

17.2

Hogg to Triffitt, FOUR, smashes it straight back down the ground, great shot

17.3

Hogg to Triffitt, 1 run, sweeps through mid wicket

17.4

Hogg to Naved-ul-Hasan, FOUR, charges down the wicket and then sweeps through square leg

17.5

Hogg to Naved-ul-Hasan, no run, reverse sweep attempt, half a shout but not out

17.6

Hogg to Naved-ul-Hasan, 1 wide, steps across to the off side and misses, tough to be called wide

17.6

Hogg to Naved-ul-Hasan, OUT, advances and gets a big top edge straight up in the air, easy catch at long on

Naved-ul-Hasan c Gibbs b Hogg 4 (3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

End of over 18 (12 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 126/7
     GB Hogg    3-0-27-1
TIF Triffitt    12* (11b 1x4)      MA Beer    4-0-18-1

18.1

Edmondson to Doherty, 1 leg bye

18.2

Edmondson to Triffitt, 1 run, driven to long on

18.3

Edmondson to Doherty, 1 wide, strays well down leg

18.3

Edmondson to Doherty, 1 run, punched to mid on

18.4

Edmondson to Triffitt, 1 run, driven to long on

18.5

Edmondson to Doherty, 1 leg bye, hits the thigh pad and squirts out to point

18.6

Edmondson to Triffitt, (no ball) SIX, BANG! Big full toss gets smashed over deep square leg and out of the ground, huge hit with the wind

18.6

Edmondson to Triffitt, OUT, steps across to the off side and tries to flick over short fine leg, doesn't connect and Edmondson has his fourth

TIF Triffitt b Edmondson 20 (15b 1x4 1x6) SR: 133.33

End of over 19 (13 runs) Hobart Hurricanes 139/8
     BM Edmondson    4-0-40-4
XJ Doherty    1* (3b)      GB Hogg    3-0-27-1

19.1

Rimmington to Doherty, 1 run, pushed to gully

19.2

Rimmington to Hilfenhaus, OUT, length outisde off, misses on the cut shot, they run even though it went straight through to the keeper, Ronchi throws the stumps down, well short of his ground

XJ Doherty run out 2 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

19.3

Rimmington to Laughlin, OUT, full on off, swings hard but can't connect, straight through the gap

B Laughlin b Rimmington 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Well that doesn't look to be enough for the Hurricanes, but with a handy bowling line-up they'll give themselves a chance of defending 140. Join us again shortly for the run chase.
Match State: Innings Break

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Melb Stars v Strikers at Melbourne - Jan 19, 2012
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Dec 18, 2011

Nathan Rimmington lines up to take a catch, Perth Scorchers v Hobart Hurricanes, December, 18, 2011

Nathan Rimmington lines up to take a catch

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Dec 18, 2011

Paul Collingwood scored four and bowled two overs, 0 for 20, Perth Scorchers v Hobart Hurricanes, December, 18, 2011

Paul Collingwood scored four and bowled two overs, 0 for 20

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