Big Bash League

Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Stars

Melbourne Stars won by 8 runs

5.1

Christian to Quiney, 1 run, flicked through mid wicket

5.2

Christian to Hussey, 1 leg bye, length on middle, angling down the leg side, half shout for LBW but not even close

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   DT Christian 1-0-12-0

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

7.4

Christian to Hussey, 1 run, short outside off, guided to third man

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   DT Christian 2-0-21-0

12.1

Christian to Hussey, 1 run, guided down to third man

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

12.4

Christian to Hussey, no run, full outside off, he backs away and once again can't reach it

12.5

Christian to Hussey, 2 runs, full toss outside off, drives firmly through point

12.6

Christian to Hussey, 1 run, bouncer, goes to duck but then changes his mind and guides it down to third man

Melbourne Stars 110/2   DT Christian 3-0-32-0

14.1

Christian to Hussey, 1 run, nice shorter one guided down to third man

14.2

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

14.3

Christian to Hussey, FOUR, short outside off, cut in the air over backward point, pierces the gap between third man and deep cover

14.4

Christian to Hussey, OUT, full on off, slices the drive out to deep point where Buchanan fumbles the catch but takes it on the second grab

DJ Hussey c Buchanan b Christian 45 (45m 32b 4x4 1x6) SR: 140.62

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   DT Christian 4-0-42-1
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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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