Big Bash League, Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Stars at Sydney, Dec 27, 2011
Sydney Sixers won by 2 runs
27 December 2011 - night match (20-over match)
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

Sydney Sixers 8/0   MJ Lumb 5* (5b 1x4)   CP Simpson 0.2-0-5-0
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

Sydney Sixers 12/0   MJ Lumb 9* (7b 2x4)   CP Simpson 0.4-0-9-0
2.1

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

Sydney Sixers 18/0   DJ Bravo 6* (4b 1x4)   JP Faulkner 1.1-0-7-0
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

Sydney Sixers 22/0   DJ Bravo 10* (6b 2x4)   JP Faulkner 1.3-0-11-0
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

Sydney Sixers 26/0   DJ Bravo 14* (8b 3x4)   JP Faulkner 1.5-0-15-0
5.3

McKay to Maddinson, FOUR, fuller ball on the off stump. Maddinson comes down the track and slaps it past mid-on for a boundary

Sydney Sixers 45/1   NJ Maddinson 8* (8b 1x4)   CJ McKay 1.3-0-14-1
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

Sydney Sixers 94/3   DJ Bravo 42* (29b 4x4 2x6)   CP Simpson 2.5-0-23-1
16.1

Wright to Rohrer, FOUR, short ball on the leg stump. Rohrer guides the ball down to fine-leg for a boundary

Sydney Sixers 123/6   BJ Rohrer 17* (11b 1x4)   LJ Wright 0.1-0-4-0
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

Sydney Sixers 148/6   DJ Thornely 17* (8b 1x4 1x6)   JP Faulkner 3.2-0-30-1
19.1

McKay to Rohrer, FOUR, on the off stump. Rohrer moves across and deflects the ball to fine-leg

Sydney Sixers 164/6   BJ Rohrer 29* (17b 2x4)   CJ McKay 3.1-0-33-1
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Hours of play (local time) 19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.15, Interval 20.15-20.30, Second Session 20.30-21.50

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