Big Bash League

Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Stars

Sydney Sixers won by 2 runs

0.2

Faulkner to Bravo, no run, pitching on the middle stump and shaping away. Bravo shoulders arms

0.3

Faulkner to Bravo, 1 run, drifts onto the pads as Bravo glances it to short fine-leg and sets off for a quick single

Sydney Sixers 3/0   DJ Bravo 1* (2b)

1.1

Simpson to Bravo, 1 run, on the pads. Bravo turns it to deep midwicket for a single

Sydney Sixers 4/0   DJ Bravo 2* (3b)

2.1

Faulkner to Bravo, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Bravo murders with a superb pull shot to deep midwicket boundary

2.2

Faulkner to Bravo, no run

2.3

Faulkner to Bravo, FOUR, fuller and slower ball outside the off stump. Bravo spots it and lofts it over Hussey at mid-off. For a moment, it seemed as if he had mistimed it but it was a clean hit

2.4

Faulkner to Bravo, no run, short ball on the leg stump and Bravo ducks under it

2.5

Faulkner to Bravo, FOUR, short ball on the leg stump. Bravo gets the pull going again. This time he rolls his wrists as he intends to get it to the square-leg boundary. Superb shot that

2.6

Faulkner to Bravo, no run, comes forward and defends it back to the bowler

Sydney Sixers 26/0   DJ Bravo 14* (9b 3x4)

3.3

McKay to Bravo, 1 run, on the leg stump. Bravo turns it round the corner to short fine-leg for a single

Sydney Sixers 34/0   DJ Bravo 15* (10b 3x4)

4.1

Simpson to Bravo, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

4.1

Simpson to Bravo, 1 run, on the leg stump. Bravo glances it to short fine-leg for a single

Sydney Sixers 36/1   DJ Bravo 16* (11b 3x4)

5.2

McKay to Bravo, 1 run, good length ball outside the off stump. Bravo plays it down with soft hands and runs across for a single

Sydney Sixers 41/1   DJ Bravo 17* (12b 3x4)

6.1

Warne to Bravo, SIX, and he is welcomed with a pulled six

6.1

Warne to Bravo, SIX, and he is welcomed with a pulled six

6.2

Warne to Bravo, 1 run

6.5

Warne to Bravo, no run

6.6

Warne to Bravo, no run

Sydney Sixers 61/1   DJ Bravo 24* (16b 3x4 1x6)

7.3

Hussey to Bravo, 1 run, outside the off stump. Bravo steers it to short third-man for a single

Sydney Sixers 63/1   DJ Bravo 25* (17b 3x4 1x6)

8.1

Warne to Bravo, 1 run, drives it to sweeper cover for a single

8.4

Warne to Bravo, 1 run, pushes it to midwicket off the backfoot for a single

Sydney Sixers 72/2   DJ Bravo 27* (19b 3x4 1x6)

9.2

Hussey to Bravo, 1 run, fuller on the middle stump. Bravo pushes it to midwicket

9.6

Hussey to Bravo, 1 run, on the leg stump. Bravo flicks it to deep midwicket for a single

Sydney Sixers 79/2   DJ Bravo 29* (21b 3x4 1x6)

10.1

Warne to Bravo, no run, rips a leg break past the slog shot of Bravo

10.2

Warne to Bravo, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Bravo comes down the track and looks to loft it away. Bravo gets an outside edge to short third-man. It just falls short of the fielder

10.3

Warne to Bravo, 1 run, short outside off. Bravo drives it to sweeper cover for a single

10.5

Warne to Bravo, no run, slogs and misses

10.6

Warne to Bravo, SIX, Bravo has had enough of the cat and mouse. HE decides to wait for the ball and goes inside out over extra-cover for a six

Sydney Sixers 87/2   DJ Bravo 36* (26b 3x4 2x6)

11.3

Simpson to Bravo, 2 runs

11.4

Simpson to Bravo, no run

11.5

Simpson to Bravo, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Bravo waits for the ball and late-cuts it to third-man fence for a boundary

11.6

Simpson to Bravo, 1 run, flicks it to midwicket for a single

Sydney Sixers 95/3   DJ Bravo 43* (30b 4x4 2x6)

12.1

Faulkner to Bravo, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Bravo looks to deposit it over long-on and is beaten

12.1

Faulkner to Bravo, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Bravo looks to deposit it over long-on and is beaten

12.2

Faulkner to Bravo, 1 leg bye, fuller ball on the middle stump. Bravo looks to flick and gets a leading edge to cover for a single

Sydney Sixers 96/3   DJ Bravo 43* (32b 4x4 2x6)

13.1

Hussey to Bravo, no run

13.2

Hussey to Bravo, 1 run, flicks it to deep midwicket for a single

13.4

Hussey to Bravo, no run

13.5

Hussey to Bravo, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

Sydney Sixers 104/4   DJ Bravo 46* (36b 4x4 2x6)

14.3

Warne to Bravo, SIX, fuller ball on the off stump. Bravo lofts it to long-on for a six and gets to his half-century

14.4

Warne to Bravo, no run, this time he rips a leg break and Bravo misses the slog sweep. Need some more luck says Warne to Bravo

14.5

Warne to Bravo, OUT, Warne has his man as Bravo goes for the inside out stroke over cover. He doesn't get enough bat on it as he holes out to long-off. Warne is happy

DJ Bravo c Faulkner b Warne 51 (52m 39b 4x4 3x6) SR: 130.76

Sydney Sixers 112/5   DJ Bravo 52 (39b 4x4 3x6)
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Photos

Dec 27, 2011

Shane Warne and David Hussey celebrate Dwayne Bravo's wicket, Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Stars, BBL 2011-12, Sydney, December 27, 2011

Shane Warne and David Hussey celebrate Dwayne Bravo's wicket

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Dec 27, 2011

Brett Lee bowled the thrilling last over in Sydney Sixers' win, Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Stars, BBL 2011-12, Sydney, December 27, 2011

Brett Lee bowled the thrilling last over in Sydney Sixers' win

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