Big Bash League

Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Stars

Sydney Sixers won by 2 runs

0.1

Faulkner to Lumb, 1 wide, wide down the leg side to begin the innings. Good keeping by Wade to save a boundary there

0.1

Faulkner to Lumb, 1 run, outside the off stump and short in length. Lumb allows the ball to come to the bat and then guides it to third-man for a single

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

0.4

Faulkner to Lumb, no run, full ball outside the off stump. Lumb leans forward and square drives. He can't pierce the gap, as he drives straight to the fielder at point

0.5

Faulkner to Lumb, no run, slower ball outside the off stump. Lumb is early into the drive and is, beaten

0.6

Faulkner to Lumb, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Lumb comes forward and square-drives it to point

Sydney Sixers 3/0   JP Faulkner 1-0-3-0

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   JP Faulkner 2-0-15-0

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

12.3

Faulkner to Henriques, no run, short and slower outside the off stump. Henriques is beaten by the slowness of the ball

12.4

Faulkner to Henriques, OUT, fuller ball on the middle stump. Henriques chips it straight into the hands of Wright at mid-on

MC Henriques c Wright b Faulkner 1 (5m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

12.5

Faulkner to Rohrer, 2 runs, flicks to deep square-leg for a couple

12.6

Faulkner to Rohrer, 2 runs, short ball on the off stump. Rohrer pulls it to deep midwicket for a couple

Sydney Sixers 101/4   JP Faulkner 3-0-20-1

18.1

Faulkner to Thornely, SIX, yes he can! He lofts a fuller ball over long-on for a six

18.2

Faulkner to Thornely, FOUR, fuller ball on the middle stump. Thornely moves across and slog flicks it to deep midwicket for a boundary

18.3

Faulkner to Thornely, 2 runs

18.4

Faulkner to Thornely, SIX, fuller ball on the leg stump. Thornely makes room and lets go of the slog over deep midwicket. 18 off the over now

18.5

Faulkner to Thornely, 2 runs, drives a full-toss to long-off for a couple

18.6

Faulkner to Thornely, 2 runs, fuller ball on the middle stump. Thornely drives it to long-off for a couple. 22 off this over. Thornely is making them pay for not appealing hard

Sydney Sixers 160/6   JP Faulkner 4-0-41-1
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Scorchers won by 11 runs
Melb Stars v Strikers at Melbourne - Jan 19, 2012
Melb Stars won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Syd Sixers v Scorchers at Sydney - Jan 18, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 1 run
Hurricanes v Melb Reneg at Hobart - Jan 18, 2012
Hurricanes won by 7 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
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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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