Big Bash League

Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Stars

Melbourne Stars won by 8 runs

0.1

Hauritz to Quiney, no run, skids through, tries to cut outside off, can't connect

0.2

Hauritz to Quiney, FOUR, width outside off, rocks back and cuts between cover and point. Too short from Hauritz, lightning quick outfield

0.3

Hauritz to Quiney, no run, pushed to mid wicket

0.4

Hauritz to Quiney, no run, short and wide, cut forcefully to point where Lynn dives and saves brilliantly

0.5

Hauritz to Quiney, no run, defended back to the bowler

0.6

Hauritz to Quiney, no run, darts it in at off stump, tries to turn to the leg side but gets a leading edge out to the off side

Melbourne Stars 4/0   RJ Quiney 4* (6b 1x4)

1.2

Harris to Quiney, no run, length on off, pushed to point

1.3

Harris to Quiney, no run, back of a length outside off, tries to cut at it but beaten for pace and bounce

1.4

Harris to Quiney, FOUR, full on off, drives beautifully with the full face of the bat, great shot

1.5

Harris to Quiney, 1 run, better from Harris, length on middle, squares him up and produces an edge through gully

Melbourne Stars 10/0   RJ Quiney 9* (10b 2x4)

2.2

Hauritz to Quiney, 1 run, nudges it to mid wicket from outside off

Melbourne Stars 15/0   RJ Quiney 10* (11b 2x4)

3.1

Harris to Quiney, FOUR, oh what a good shot. Fullish on middle, drives firmly over mid on, not an easy shot to play, but he did it effortlessly

3.2

Harris to Quiney, 1 run, full outside off, edgy as he drives down to third man

Melbourne Stars 20/1   RJ Quiney 15* (13b 3x4)

4.2

Hauritz to Quiney, no run, pushed to point

4.3

Hauritz to Quiney, no run, cut to short third man

4.4

Hauritz to Quiney, no run, length on off, cramps him for room and defended back to the bowler

4.5

Hauritz to Quiney, 1 run, pushed to mid off to rotate the strike

Melbourne Stars 31/1   RJ Quiney 16* (17b 3x4)

5.1

Christian to Quiney, 1 run, flicked through mid wicket

5.3

Christian to Quiney, FOUR, back of a length outside off, jumps all over it as he rocks back and crunches it through the off side

5.4

Christian to Quiney, no run, great comeback, fullish on off, nips away a bit and beats the edge as he tries to drive

5.5

Christian to Quiney, SIX, slightly overpitched on off, just hard through the line and clears the rope

5.6

Christian to Quiney, 1 run, length on leg, flicked to short fine leg for a sharp single

Melbourne Stars 44/2   RJ Quiney 28* (22b 4x4 1x6)

6.1

McDermott to Quiney, 1 run, full on off, inside edges the drive out to mid wicket

6.3

McDermott to Quiney, 2 runs, short on off, rocks back and pulls through mid wicket

6.4

McDermott to Quiney, SIX, back of a length on middle, Quiney sees it like a beach ball and pulls over deep square leg, huge hit almost into the top tier

6.5

McDermott to Quiney, 1 run, length on leg, flicked to square leg, they think about two, but decide against it

Melbourne Stars 55/2   RJ Quiney 38* (26b 4x4 2x6)

7.1

Christian to Quiney, no run, slower ball, driven to backward point

7.2

Christian to Quiney, 2 runs, that almost brings rain down with it, just back of a length again and he rocks back and actually times it will, but straight up in the air, somehow lands safely behind square on the leg side

7.3

Christian to Quiney, 1 run, guided through backward point

7.5

Christian to Quiney, FOUR, short on middle, rocks back and pulls out to mid wicket

7.6

Christian to Quiney, 1 run, drives to long off

Melbourne Stars 64/2   RJ Quiney 46* (31b 5x4 2x6)

8.1

McDermott to Quiney, no run, bit of extra bounce as he tries to cut outside off, can't connect on that one

8.2

McDermott to Quiney, no run, back of a length on off, worked to mid wicket

8.3

McDermott to Quiney, 1 run, advances down the wicket and swings hard, inside edge to short fine leg

Melbourne Stars 65/2   RJ Quiney 47* (34b 5x4 2x6)

10.1

McDermott to Quiney, 3 runs, full outside off, swings hard on the drive and gets a big outside edge down to third man which brings up Quiney's 50, well played

Melbourne Stars 87/2   RJ Quiney 50* (35b 5x4 2x6)

11.1

Neser to Quiney, 1 run, full on off, driven to long on

11.6

Neser to Quiney, 2 runs, full on off, drives through the line and high again, somehow falls short of long on and long off

Melbourne Stars 99/2   RJ Quiney 53* (37b 5x4 2x6)

12.2

Christian to Quiney, SIX, right in the slot on off, swings hard over long on and almost gets it into the second tier, he's seeing them like beach balls!

12.3

Christian to Quiney, 1 run, slower ball guided to short third man, they look for two but Quiney slips and Christian falls on top of him to stop the second

Melbourne Stars 107/2   RJ Quiney 60* (39b 5x4 3x6)

13.3

Neser to Quiney, 1 wide, short down leg

13.3

Neser to Quiney, 1 run, yorker, dug out to the leg side

13.5

Neser to Quiney, SIX, just overpitched on off, drives through the line again and it flies over long on, another great hit

13.6

Neser to Quiney, SIX, short on leg, sees this early and smashes the hook shot over deep backward square leg, sweet strike

Melbourne Stars 130/2   RJ Quiney 73* (42b 5x4 5x6)

14.2

Christian to Quiney, 1 run, slower ball guided to short third man

14.5

Christian to Quiney, 2 runs, full on leg, worked out to deep mid wicket

14.6

Christian to Quiney, 2 runs, worked with soft hands to the leg side, well placed and well run

Melbourne Stars 140/3   RJ Quiney 78* (45b 5x4 5x6)

15.2

McDermott to Quiney, 1 run, backs away and the bouncer chases him, hooks to mid wicket

15.5

McDermott to Quiney, 2 runs, yorker gets punched over mid wicket

15.6

McDermott to Quiney, no run, great bouncer, can't connect on the pull shot

Melbourne Stars 145/3   RJ Quiney 81* (48b 5x4 5x6)

16.3

Hauritz to Quiney, 2 runs, yorker dug out to long on, again well run

16.4

Hauritz to Quiney, 2 wides, strays well down leg and the keeper can't handle it

16.5

Hauritz to Quiney, 1 run, cuts to short third man

Melbourne Stars 152/4   RJ Quiney 84* (50b 5x4 5x6)

17.3

Harris to Quiney, no run, full and tries to go deep, but inside edges into his pads

17.4

Harris to Quiney, 1 run, yorker dug out to mid wicket

17.6

Harris to Quiney, 1 run, dug out to deep mid wicket

Melbourne Stars 159/4   RJ Quiney 86* (53b 5x4 5x6)

18.1

Neser to Quiney, SIX, full toss on middle, swings it hard over deep mid wicket, great shot

18.2

Neser to Quiney, no run, full and off his pad down leg

18.3

Neser to Quiney, 1 run, yorker dug out to mid wicket

Melbourne Stars 166/4   RJ Quiney 93* (56b 5x4 6x6)

19.1

Harris to Quiney, 1 run, OUT, full and driven to long on, comes into field sharply, Voges can't quite get back in time

AC Voges run out 13 (11m 9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 144.44

19.2

Harris to Quiney, 2 runs, full and goes in the air to long on

19.3

Harris to Quiney, 1 run, full toss driven to long off

19.5

Harris to Quiney, OUT, full toss on off, swings hard at it but can't clear Christian at long off. Great knock by Quiney

RJ Quiney c Christian b Harris 97 (86m 60b 5x4 6x6) SR: 161.66

Melbourne Stars 177/6   RJ Quiney 97 (60b 5x4 6x6)
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Photos

Dec 20, 2011

Shane Warne celebrates a wicket, Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Stars, BBL, Brisbane, December 20, 2011

Shane Warne celebrates a wicket

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Dec 20, 2011

Ryan Harris made a comeback to competitive cricket, Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Stars, BBL, Brisbane, December 20, 2011

Ryan Harris made a comeback to competitive cricket

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