Big Bash League

Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Renegades

Melbourne Renegades won by 6 runs

Hello all and welcome to the coverage of the match between Sydney Thunder and MElbourne Renegades. Hodge is back into the Renegades team after an injury break. Melbourne Renegades won the toss and are batting

0.1

Doran to Finch, no run, comes forward and defends a good length ball, back to the bowler

0.2

Doran to Finch, no run, makes room and drives it to cover

0.3

Doran to Finch, 3 runs, on the middle and leg. Finch makes room and lofts it over cover for three runs

0.4

Doran to Hodge, no run, comes forward and drives it to mid-off

0.5

Doran to Hodge, no run, pushes it to cover

0.6

Doran to Hodge, 1 run, on the leg stump. Hodge moves across and pushes it to mid-on for a single

End of over 1 (4 runs) Melbourne Renegades 4/0
BJ Hodge    1* (3b)      LA Doran    1-0-4-0
AJ Finch    3* (3b)     

1.1

Gayle to Hodge, 1 run

1.2

Gayle to Finch, FOUR, width outside the off stump. Finch square-cuts it past the backward point fielder for a boundary

1.3

Gayle to Finch, no run, full-toss on the off stump. Finch drives it back to the bowler

1.4

Gayle to Finch, 1 run, on the middle and leg. Finch pushes it to midwicket for a single

1.5

Gayle to Hodge, no run, comes forward and defends it back to the bowler

1.6

Gayle to Hodge, no run, fuller on the middle stump. Hodge turns it to square-leg

End of over 2 (6 runs) Melbourne Renegades 10/0
BJ Hodge    2* (6b)      CH Gayle    1-0-6-0
AJ Finch    8* (6b 1x4)      LA Doran    1-0-4-0

2.1

Doran to Finch, 1 run, comes forward and lofts it to long-on for a single

2.2

Doran to Hodge, SIX, that's the return of Hodge. Comes down the track and lofts it inside out to long-off for a six

2.3

Doran to Hodge, FOUR, comes down the track again and drives it past covers for another boundary

2.4

Doran to Hodge, no run, Doran sees him coming down the track and spears it into his pads

2.5

Doran to Hodge, 1 run, comes down the track and pushes it to cover for a single

2.6

Doran to Finch, 1 run, turns it to square-leg for a single

End of over 3 (13 runs) Melbourne Renegades 23/0
AJ Finch    10* (8b 1x4)      LA Doran    2-0-17-0
BJ Hodge    13* (10b 1x4 1x6)      CH Gayle    1-0-6-0

3.1

Coyte to Finch, 1 run, short outside the off stump. Finch cuts it to deep point for a single

3.2

Coyte to Hodge, FOUR, short and pulls it away behind square-leg for a boundary

3.3

Coyte to Hodge, 2 runs, drives it to sweeper cover for a couple

3.4

Coyte to Hodge, 3 runs

3.5

Coyte to Finch, no run

3.6

Coyte to Finch, no run, comes forward and defends it to the leg side

End of over 4 (10 runs) Melbourne Renegades 33/0
AJ Finch    11* (11b 1x4)      SJ Coyte    1-0-10-0
BJ Hodge    22* (13b 2x4 1x6)      LA Doran    2-0-17-0

4.1

Edwards to Hodge, 1 run, pushes it to square-leg for a single

4.2

Edwards to Finch, FOUR, short and pulled away to fine-leg for a boundary

4.3

Edwards to Finch, 2 runs, pushes it past deep midwicket for a couple

4.4

Edwards to Finch, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

4.4

Edwards to Finch, no run

4.5

Edwards to Finch, 1 run

4.6

Edwards to Hodge, 1 run, steers it to third-man for a single

End of over 5 (10 runs) Melbourne Renegades 43/0
BJ Hodge    24* (15b 2x4 1x6)      FH Edwards    1-0-10-0
AJ Finch    18* (15b 2x4)      SJ Coyte    1-0-10-0

5.1

Gayle to Hodge, 1 run

5.2

Gayle to Finch, 2 runs

5.3

Gayle to Finch, FOUR, fuller outside the off stump. Finch drives it past cover for a boundary

5.4

Gayle to Finch, no run

5.5

Gayle to Finch, no run, short outside off. Cuts it to point

5.6

Gayle to Finch, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

End of over 6 (8 runs) Melbourne Renegades 51/0
AJ Finch    25* (20b 3x4)      CH Gayle    2-0-14-0
BJ Hodge    25* (16b 2x4 1x6)      FH Edwards    1-0-10-0

6.1

Abbott to Finch, no run

6.2

Abbott to Finch, no run, comes down the track and is struck on the pads outside the line of the off stump

6.3

Abbott to Finch, 1 run, cuts it to deep point for a single

6.4

Abbott to Hodge, 1 run

6.5

Abbott to Finch, 1 run, pushes to mid-on for a single

6.6

Abbott to Hodge, no run, comes forward and defends it to off side

End of over 7 (3 runs) Melbourne Renegades 54/0
BJ Hodge    26* (18b 2x4 1x6)      SA Abbott    1-0-3-0
AJ Finch    27* (24b 3x4)      CH Gayle    2-0-14-0

7.1

Butterworth to Finch, 1 run, pulled to long-on for a single

7.2

Butterworth to Hodge, no run, comes down the track and looks to pull, is beaten

7.3

Butterworth to Hodge, 2 runs, drives it to sweeper cover for a couple

7.4

Butterworth to Hodge, 1 run, pulled to deep square-leg for a single

7.5

Butterworth to Finch, SIX, comes down the track and lofts it over sweeper cover boundary for a six

7.6

Butterworth to Finch, no run, drives it back to the bowler

End of over 8 (10 runs) Melbourne Renegades 64/0
AJ Finch    34* (27b 3x4 1x6)      LR Butterworth    1-0-10-0
BJ Hodge    29* (21b 2x4 1x6)      SA Abbott    1-0-3-0

8.1

Abbott to Hodge, FOUR

8.2

Abbott to Hodge, no run

8.3

Abbott to Hodge, FOUR, flicks it past fine-leg for a boundary

8.4

Abbott to Hodge, no run, comes forward and steers it to short third-man

8.5

Abbott to Hodge, 1 run

8.6

Abbott to Finch, no run

End of over 9 (9 runs) Melbourne Renegades 73/0
AJ Finch    34* (28b 3x4 1x6)      SA Abbott    2-0-12-0
BJ Hodge    38* (26b 4x4 1x6)      LR Butterworth    1-0-10-0

9.1

Coyte to Hodge, FOUR

9.2

Coyte to Hodge, 1 run

9.3

Coyte to Finch, 1 run, good length ball outside the off stump. Finch runs it down to third-man for a single

9.4

Coyte to Hodge, 1 run, pulls it to short fine-leg for a single

9.5

Coyte to Finch, 1 run, drives it to long-off for a single

9.6

Coyte to Hodge, no run, fuller ball on the middle stump. Hodge makes room and drives it to mid-off

End of over 10 (8 runs) Melbourne Renegades 81/0
BJ Hodge    44* (30b 5x4 1x6)      SJ Coyte    2-0-18-0
AJ Finch    36* (30b 3x4 1x6)      SA Abbott    2-0-12-0

10.1

Doran to Finch, no run, short ball on the middle stump. Finch looks to cut and is beaten

10.2

Doran to Finch, 1 run, drives it to long-off for a single

10.3

Doran to Hodge, OUT, fuller ball on the middle stump. Comes down the track and lofts to wide long-on where Floros takes the catch comfortably

BJ Hodge c Floros b Doran 44 (36m 31b 5x4 1x6) SR: 141.93

10.4

Doran to Finch, FOUR, cuts to backward point for a boundary

10.5

Doran to Finch, OUT, flighted delivery on the middle stump. Looks to defend it and is beaten by the straighter delivery. The ball hits the pad and crashes on to the middle stump

AJ Finch b Doran 41 (38m 34b 4x4 1x6) SR: 120.58

Afridi walks in

10.6

Doran to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, lofts to long-on where diving Floros cant prevent a boundary and he off the mark

End of over 11 (9 runs) Melbourne Renegades 90/2
Shahid Afridi    4* (1b 1x4)      LA Doran    3-0-26-2
GJ Maxwell    0* (0b)      SJ Coyte    2-0-18-0

11.1

Coyte to Maxwell, no run, pushed to cover

11.2

Coyte to Maxwell, no run, fuller delivery outside the off stump, Maxwell goes for the drive and gets beaten

11.3

Coyte to Maxwell, 1 run, short of a good length delivery, maxwell pulled to long-on for a single

11.4

Coyte to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, driven to cover for a single

11.5

Coyte to Maxwell, no run, driven back to bowler

11.6

Coyte to Maxwell, 1 run, driven to long-on for a single

Fidel Edwards back into the attack

End of over 12 (3 runs) Melbourne Renegades 93/2
GJ Maxwell    2* (5b)      SJ Coyte    3-0-21-0
Shahid Afridi    5* (2b 1x4)      LA Doran    3-0-26-2

12.1

Edwards to Maxwell, 1 run, driven to long-on for a single

12.2

Edwards to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, good length delivery on the middle stump, Afridi drives it to long-on for a single

12.3

Edwards to Maxwell, no run, short of good length delivery, Maxwell goes for the pull and the ball hits the pads

12.4

Edwards to Maxwell, 2 runs, lower full toss, Maxwell turns to mid-wicket and get one extra run from over throw

12.5

Edwards to Maxwell, 1 run, played to long-on for a single

12.6

Edwards to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, pulled away in front of square for another easy single

Butterworth back into the attack

End of over 13 (6 runs) Melbourne Renegades 99/2
Shahid Afridi    7* (4b 1x4)      FH Edwards    2-0-16-0
GJ Maxwell    6* (9b)      SJ Coyte    3-0-21-0

13.1

Butterworth to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, slogs to long-on for a single

13.2

Butterworth to Maxwell, 1 run, fuller ball on the off stump. Maxwell looks to drive and gets an inside edge to square-leg for a single

13.3

Butterworth to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, drives it to long-on for a single

13.4

Butterworth to Maxwell, 1 run, full-toss outside the off stump. Maxwell square-drives for a single

13.5

Butterworth to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, fuller outside the off stump. Afridi drives it to long-off for a single

13.6

Butterworth to Maxwell, 1 run, fuller outside the off stump. Maxwell lofts it to sweeper cover for a single

End of over 14 (6 runs) Melbourne Renegades 105/2
GJ Maxwell    9* (12b)      LR Butterworth    2-0-16-0
Shahid Afridi    10* (7b 1x4)      FH Edwards    2-0-16-0

14.1

Abbott to Maxwell, no run, looks to paddle it and is beaten

14.2

Abbott to Maxwell, 1 run, slogs it to deep midwicket for a single

14.3

Abbott to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, short outside the off stump. Afridi lofts it to long-off for a single

14.4

Abbott to Maxwell, OUT, good length outside the off stump and coming in. Maxwell looks to slog it and is beaten. The ball hits the outside half of the off stump

GJ Maxwell b Abbott 10 (17m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

14.5

Abbott to Reardon, no run, comes forward and defends it to point

14.6

Abbott to Reardon, 1 run, pushes the ball to point and steals a single this time

End of over 15 (3 runs) Melbourne Renegades 108/3
NJ Reardon    1* (2b)      SA Abbott    3-0-15-1
Shahid Afridi    11* (8b 1x4)      LR Butterworth    2-0-16-0

15.1

Butterworth to Reardon, 1 run, pushes it to mid-off for a single

15.2

Butterworth to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, full-toss outside the off stump. Afridi pushes it to ocver for a single

15.3

Butterworth to Reardon, no run

15.4

Butterworth to Reardon, 2 wides, wide down the leg side and they run across as the keeper fumbles

15.4

Butterworth to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, drives it to long-off for a single

15.5

Butterworth to Reardon, 2 runs

15.6

Butterworth to Reardon, 1 run

End of over 16 (8 runs) Melbourne Renegades 116/3
NJ Reardon    5* (6b)      LR Butterworth    3-0-24-0
Shahid Afridi    13* (10b 1x4)      SA Abbott    3-0-15-1

16.1

Edwards to Reardon, 5 wides

16.1

Edwards to Reardon, no run

16.2

Edwards to Reardon, OUT

NJ Reardon c Khawaja b Edwards 4 (8m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

16.3

Edwards to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

16.4

Edwards to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, pulls to square leg for a single

16.5

Edwards to Shahid Afridi, 1 run

16.6

Edwards to Abdul Razzaq, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

16.6

Edwards to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Razzaq pushes it to mid-on for a single

End of over 17 (9 runs) Melbourne Renegades 125/4
Abdul Razzaq    2* (2b)      FH Edwards    3-0-26-1
Shahid Afridi    15* (12b 1x4)      LR Butterworth    3-0-24-0

17.1

Butterworth to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, pulls it to deep midwicket for a single

17.2

Butterworth to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, fuller on the off stump. Afridi smashes it to long-on for a single

17.3

Butterworth to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, drives it to cover for a single

17.4

Butterworth to Shahid Afridi, OUT, Khawaja has pulled off a corker here. Afridi looks to loft and gets a top edge. Khawaja comes running in from long-ff and takes a superb catch

Shahid Afridi c Khawaja b Butterworth 16 (31m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 114.28

17.5

Butterworth to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run

17.6

Butterworth to McDonald, OUT, fuller ball. Looks to pull it away and is beaten. The ball hits the timber

AB McDonald b Butterworth 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

End of over 18 (4 runs) Melbourne Renegades 129/6
     LR Butterworth    4-0-28-2
Abdul Razzaq    5* (5b)      FH Edwards    3-0-26-1

18.1

Edwards to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run

18.2

Edwards to Manou, no run

18.3

Edwards to Manou, 1 run

18.4

Edwards to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, sloer ball on the off stump. Razzaq slogs to long-on for a single

18.5

Edwards to Manou, 1 run

18.6

Edwards to Abdul Razzaq, no run

End of over 19 (4 runs) Melbourne Renegades 133/6
Abdul Razzaq    7* (8b)      FH Edwards    4-0-30-1
GA Manou    2* (3b)      LR Butterworth    4-0-28-2

19.1

Abbott to Manou, 1 leg bye

19.2

Abbott to Abdul Razzaq, no run

19.3

Abbott to Abdul Razzaq, no run

19.4

Abbott to Abdul Razzaq, OUT

GA Manou run out 2 (6m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

19.5

Abbott to Abdul Razzaq, SIX

19.6

Abbott to Abdul Razzaq, OUT

Abdul Razzaq b Abbott 13 (17m 13b 0x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

Match State: Innings Break It was an innings of two parts. One, when the Finch-Hodge partnership was going and other, the collapse

End of over 20 (7 runs) Melbourne Renegades 140/8
     SA Abbott    4-0-21-2
SM Harwood    0* (0b)      FH Edwards    4-0-30-1
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Photos

Dec 30, 2011

Brad Hodge launches one into the leg side, Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Renegades, BBL 2011-12, Sydney, December 30, 2011

Brad Hodge launches one into the leg side

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