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)

McKay to Lumb, OUT, slower ball does the trick! McKay bowls one outside the off stump. Lumb is foxed and doesn't have the time to get out of the square drive he wants to play. The ball lands safely in the hands of Quiney at point. Another start thrown away by Lumb

MJ Lumb c Quiney b McKay 18 (14m 13b 2x4 1x6) SR: 138.46

Sydney Sixers 34/1   DJ Bravo 15* (10b 3x4)   CJ McKay 0.5-0-8-1

Hussey to Maddinson, OUT, he goes for his favorite sweep and is struck on the back leg in line with the middle stump. He loves the shot but doesn't seem to have got the control on it. Another promising innings nipped in the bud

NJ Maddinson lbw b Hussey 24 (14m 17b 1x4 2x6) SR: 141.17

Sydney Sixers 69/2   DJ Bravo 25* (17b 3x4 1x6)   DJ Hussey 0.5-0-8-1

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

Sydney Sixers 87/3   DJ Bravo 36* (26b 3x4 2x6)   CP Simpson 2.1-0-16-1

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

Sydney Sixers 97/4   DJ Bravo 43* (32b 4x4 2x6)   JP Faulkner 2.4-0-15-1

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   BJ Rohrer 7* (6b)   SK Warne 3.5-0-27-1

Hussey to Nevill, OUT, soft dismissal as Nevill drives it back into the hands of Hussey, who takes it without any fuss and hands the ball back to the umpire

PM Nevill c & b Hussey 1 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Sydney Sixers 119/6   BJ Rohrer 13* (10b)   DJ Hussey 4-0-25-2

McKay to Rohrer, OUT, full-toss on the off stump. Rohrer stays put in the crease and lofts it straight into the hands of Hussey at long-on

BJ Rohrer c Hussey b McKay 29 (27m 19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 152.63

Sydney Sixers 164/7   DJ Thornely 29* (12b 1x4 2x6)   CJ McKay 3.3-0-33-2

McKay to Thornely, OUT, short ball on the leg stump. Thornely looks to pull and is beaten. Lee coaxes him to take the single. Thornely can't beat the throw from Wade to McKay

DJ Thornely run out 29 (18m 13b 1x4 2x6) SR: 223.07

Sydney Sixers 164/8   * (b)   CJ McKay 3.4-0-33-2

McKay to Starc, 1 run, OUT, fuller ball outside the off stump. Starc slices it to deep point and the erratic throw from the deep point fielder nearly allowed them to take a couple. Wade throws down the stumps at the bowlers end to effect a run-out

B Lee run out 1 (4m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Sydney Sixers 166/8   MA Starc 1* (1b)   CJ McKay 4-0-35-2





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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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