Big Bash League

Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Stars

Sydney Sixers won by 2 runs

1.1

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

1.2

Simpson to Lumb, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump. Lumb has all the time in the world to get as much power into the cut shot as he wants. The ball races away to the point boundary

1.3

Simpson to Lumb, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

1.4

Simpson to Lumb, FOUR, tossed up on the leg stump. Lumb skips down the track and lofts it over mid-on for a boundary

1.5

Simpson to Lumb, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

1.6

Simpson to Lumb, 2 runs, outside the off stump and turning away from Lumb as he is coming down the track. The ball bobs up and lands safely between the cover fielder running back and the long-off fielder

Sydney Sixers 14/0   CP Simpson 1-0-11-0

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

4.2

Simpson to Maddinson, no run, fuller ball speared onto the pads. MAddinson drives it back to the bowler

4.3

Simpson to Maddinson, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

4.4

Simpson to Maddinson, 2 runs, on the leg stump. Maddinson looks to sweep and gets a top edge to fine-leg for a couple

4.5

Simpson to Maddinson, no run, makes room and square-drives a ball outside the off stump to point

4.6

Simpson to Maddinson, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Maddinson moves across and flicks the ball to mid-on for a single

Sydney Sixers 39/1   CP Simpson 2-0-16-0

11.1

Simpson to Smith, OUT, on the leg stump and Smith is looking for the sweep shot. He is struck on the pads and is given out. Smith is disappointed

SPD Smith lbw b Simpson 7 (9m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 63.63

11.2

Simpson to Henriques, 1 run

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   CP Simpson 3-0-24-1
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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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