Big Bash League

Brisbane Heat v Adelaide Strikers

Adelaide Strikers won by 31 runs

Hello all and welcome to the coverage of the match between Brisbane Heat and Adelaide Strikers. News from the ground is, Adelaide Strikers have won the toss and are batting

0.1

Harris to Klinger, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Klinger looks to defend and withdraws the bat at the last moment

0.2

Harris to Klinger, no run, outside the off stump. Klinger punches it and wants to set off on a suicidal run. Sense prevails as Harris sends him back

0.3

Harris to Klinger, no run, beats Klinger's drive with an outswinger

0.4

Harris to Klinger, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

0.4

Harris to Klinger, no run, he is toying with Klinger now as he gets one to straighten after pitching. The ball passes the outside edge. Lucky Klinger

0.5

Harris to Klinger, 1 run, slices it to third-man for a single

0.6

Harris to Harris, 1 run, good length ball on the off and middle. Harris pushes it to the leg side for a single

End of over 1 (3 runs) Adelaide Strikers 3/0
DJ Harris    1* (1b)      RJ Harris    1-0-3-0
M Klinger    1* (5b)     

1.1

Lynn to Harris, FOUR, short down the leg stump. Harris guides it to fine-leg for a boundary

1.2

Lynn to Harris, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Harris rocks back and pulls it over mid-on for a boundary

1.3

Lynn to Harris, 1 run, turns it to fine-leg for a single

1.4

Lynn to Klinger, 1 run, pushes it to square-leg for a single

1.5

Lynn to Harris, 1 run, short on the off stump. Harris pulls it to deep midwicket. The ball pitches just in front of the fielder

1.6

Lynn to Klinger, 1 run, cut to point for another quick single

End of over 2 (12 runs) Adelaide Strikers 15/0
M Klinger    3* (7b)      CA Lynn    1-0-12-0
DJ Harris    11* (5b 2x4)      RJ Harris    1-0-3-0

2.1

Harris to Klinger, 1 run, comes forward and turns it to short fine-leg for a single

2.2

Harris to Harris, 1 leg bye, off the pads to short fine-leg for a leg-bye

2.3

Harris to Klinger, FOUR, good length ball outside the oiff stump. Klinger looks to go to the leg side and gets an outside edge to third-man for a boundary

2.4

Harris to Klinger, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Klinger comes forward and drives it past mid-off for a boundary

2.5

Harris to Klinger, no run

2.6

Harris to Klinger, no run, comes forward and pushes it to point

Hauritz to bowl

End of over 3 (10 runs) Adelaide Strikers 25/0
M Klinger    12* (12b 2x4)      RJ Harris    2-0-12-0
DJ Harris    11* (6b 2x4)      CA Lynn    1-0-12-0

3.1

Hauritz to Harris, 1 run, outside the off stump. Drives it to cover for a single

3.2

Hauritz to Klinger, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

3.3

Hauritz to Klinger, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Klinger makes room and slices it over point for a boundary

3.4

Hauritz to Klinger, 1 run

3.5

Hauritz to Harris, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

3.6

Hauritz to Klinger, FOUR, on the leg stump. Klinger sweeps it to fine-leg for a boundary. Expensive over by the sweeper again

End of over 4 (11 runs) Adelaide Strikers 36/0
M Klinger    21* (16b 4x4)      NM Hauritz    1-0-11-0
DJ Harris    13* (8b 2x4)      RJ Harris    2-0-12-0

4.1

Christian to Harris, no run, comes forward and punches it to cover

4.2

Christian to Harris, 2 runs, short ball outside the off stump. Harris cuts it to deep point for a couple

4.3

Christian to Harris, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to point for a single

4.4

Christian to Klinger, no run, comes forward and defends it tot the off side

4.5

Christian to Klinger, 2 runs, short ball on the leg stump. Klinger pulls and it goes off his glove to fine-leg for a couple

4.6

Christian to Klinger, no run, comes forward and defends it to the off side

End of over 5 (5 runs) Adelaide Strikers 41/0
M Klinger    23* (19b 4x4)      DT Christian    1-0-5-0
DJ Harris    16* (11b 2x4)      NM Hauritz    1-0-11-0

5.1

McDermott to Harris, OUT, outside the off stump. Harris looks to drive and gets a top edge to Forrest at mid-off and that's the first wicket

DJ Harris c Forrest b McDermott 17 (13b 2x4 0x6) SR: 130.76

5.2

McDermott to Klinger, 1 run, steers it to third-man for a single

5.3

McDermott to Ferguson, no run, comes forward and pushes it to the leg side

5.4

McDermott to Ferguson, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump. Ferguson moves across and pushes it to the leg side

5.5

McDermott to Ferguson, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Ferguson looks to turn it away and gets an inside edge onto his pads

5.6

McDermott to Ferguson, FOUR, comes forward and drives it past mid-off for a boundary

End of over 6 (5 runs) Adelaide Strikers 46/1
CJ Ferguson    4* (4b 1x4)      AC McDermott    1-0-5-1
M Klinger    24* (20b 4x4)      DT Christian    1-0-5-0

6.1

Christian to Klinger, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Klinger comes forward and drives it back to the bowler

6.2

Christian to Klinger, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Klinger comes forward and pushes it to cover

6.3

Christian to Klinger, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Klinger lofts it over mid-ff for a boundary

6.4

Christian to Klinger, 1 run, steers it to third-man for a single

6.5

Christian to Ferguson, no run, beats the outside edge with a short ball

6.6

Christian to Ferguson, 2 runs

End of over 7 (7 runs) Adelaide Strikers 53/1
CJ Ferguson    6* (6b 1x4)      DT Christian    2-0-12-0
M Klinger    29* (24b 5x4)      AC McDermott    1-0-5-1

7.1

Hauritz to Klinger, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Klinger slog sweeps it to cow corner for a boundary

7.2

Hauritz to Klinger, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to long-on for a single

7.3

Hauritz to Ferguson, 1 run, comes forward and turns it to deep square-leg for a single

7.4

Hauritz to Klinger, 3 runs, fuller ball outside the off stump. Klinger drives it to sweeper cover for three runs

7.5

Hauritz to Ferguson, 1 run, drives it to long-on for a single

7.6

Hauritz to Klinger, 1 run, comes forward and whips it to mid-on for a single

End of over 8 (11 runs) Adelaide Strikers 64/1
M Klinger    38* (28b 6x4)      NM Hauritz    2-0-22-0
CJ Ferguson    8* (8b 1x4)      DT Christian    2-0-12-0

8.1

Neser to Klinger, 2 runs, lofts it to sweeper cover for a cover

8.2

Neser to Klinger, 1 run, short ball on the off stump. Klinger pulls it to fine-leg for a single

8.3

Neser to Ferguson, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to midwicket for a single

8.4

Neser to Klinger, 2 runs, pulls a short ball to fine-leg for a couple

8.5

Neser to Klinger, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Klinger steers it to third-man for a single

8.6

Neser to Ferguson, 1 run, good length ball on the off stump. Ferguson chips it past the bowler for a single

End of over 9 (8 runs) Adelaide Strikers 72/1
CJ Ferguson    10* (10b 1x4)      MG Neser    1-0-8-0
M Klinger    44* (32b 6x4)      NM Hauritz    2-0-22-0

9.1

McDermott to Ferguson, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Ferguson pushes it to sweeper cover and gets a single

9.2

McDermott to Klinger, no run, down the leg side and looks to flick it away. He is beaten

9.3

McDermott to Klinger, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump.Klinger pulls it over short fine-leg for a boundary

9.4

McDermott to Klinger, 1 run, drives it to sweeper cover for a single

9.5

McDermott to Ferguson, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Ferguson comes forward and drives it to cover

9.6

McDermott to Ferguson, OUT, short ball outside the off stump. Ferguson comes down the track and drives it straight into the hands of Forrest at cover

CJ Ferguson c Forrest b McDermott 11 (13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 84.61

End of over 10 (6 runs) Adelaide Strikers 78/2
     AC McDermott    2-0-11-2
M Klinger    49* (35b 7x4)      MG Neser    1-0-8-0

10.1

Neser to Klinger, 1 run, comes forward and drives it to sweeper cover for a single

10.2

Neser to Cooper, 2 wides, wide as it sails over the batsman's head. They run as the keeper fumbles

10.2

Neser to Klinger, 2 runs, short outside the off stump. Klinger square-drives for a couple. The single of the first ball got him his fifty

10.3

Neser to Klinger, no run

10.4

Neser to Klinger, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Looks to drive and is beaten

10.5

Neser to Klinger, no run, comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

10.6

Neser to Klinger, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Klinger looks to cut and is beaten

End of over 11 (5 runs) Adelaide Strikers 83/2
M Klinger    52* (41b 7x4)      MG Neser    2-0-13-0
TLW Cooper    0* (0b)      AC McDermott    2-0-11-2

11.1

McDermott to Cooper, 1 run, comes forward and whips it to midwicket fdor a single

11.2

McDermott to Klinger, no run, fuller ball on the middle stump. Klinger pushes it to midwicket

11.3

McDermott to Klinger, 1 run, comes forward and steers it to third-man for a single

11.4

McDermott to Cooper, FOUR, short ball on the middle and leg. Cooper pulls it behind square for a boundary

11.5

McDermott to Cooper, 1 run, short outside the off stump. Cooper pulls it to deep midwicket for a single

11.6

McDermott to Klinger, 1 run

End of over 12 (8 runs) Adelaide Strikers 91/2
M Klinger    54* (44b 7x4)      AC McDermott    3-0-19-2
TLW Cooper    6* (3b 1x4)      MG Neser    2-0-13-0

12.1

Neser to Klinger, OUT, short and slower outside the off stump. Klinger looks to upper cut it and manages only to glove it to the keeper

M Klinger c †Hartley b Neser 53 (44b 7x4 0x6) SR: 120.45

12.2

Neser to Borgas, no run, comes forward and flicks it to midwicket

12.3

Neser to Borgas, 2 runs, pushes it to deep square-leg for a single

12.4

Neser to Borgas, no run, short outside the off stump. Borgas looks to cut it and is beaten

12.5

Neser to Borgas, 1 run, good length ball outside the off stump. Borgas looks to drive and then checks it at the last moment as the edge flies past Hayden at cover for a single

12.6

Neser to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to long-off

End of over 13 (4 runs) Adelaide Strikers 95/3
TLW Cooper    7* (4b 1x4)      MG Neser    3-0-17-1
CJ Borgas    3* (4b)      AC McDermott    3-0-19-2

13.1

Hauritz to Cooper, no run

13.2

Hauritz to Cooper, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Cooper looks to cut it and is beaten

13.3

Hauritz to Cooper, 1 run, turns it to midwicket for a single

13.4

Hauritz to Borgas, 1 run, reverse sweeps it to short fine-leg and sets off for a quick single. The ball hits the stumps at the bowlers end and Borgas was well in

13.5

Hauritz to Cooper, FOUR, reverse sweeps it to third-man for a boundary

13.6

Hauritz to Cooper, 1 run, sweeps to fine-leg for a single

End of over 14 (7 runs) Adelaide Strikers 102/3
TLW Cooper    13* (9b 2x4)      NM Hauritz    3-0-29-0
CJ Borgas    4* (5b)      MG Neser    3-0-17-1

14.1

McDermott to Cooper, 2 runs, flicks it to deep midwicket for a couple

14.2

McDermott to Cooper, FOUR, comes forward and flicks it to deep midwicket for a boundary

14.3

McDermott to Cooper, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Cooper looks to pull and is beaten

14.4

McDermott to Cooper, FOUR, fuller ball on the middle stump. Cooper reverse paddle's it to third-man for a boundary

14.5

McDermott to Cooper, 2 runs, fuller on the leg stump. Cooper punches it to long-on for a couple

14.6

McDermott to Cooper, 1 run, off the outside edge to short third-man for a single

End of over 15 (13 runs) Adelaide Strikers 115/3
TLW Cooper    26* (15b 4x4)      AC McDermott    4-0-32-2
CJ Borgas    4* (5b)      NM Hauritz    3-0-29-0

15.1

Hauritz to Cooper, SIX, fuller on the off stump. Cooper slog sweeps it to deep midwicket for a six

15.2

Hauritz to Cooper, 1 run

15.3

Hauritz to Borgas, 1 run

15.4

Hauritz to Cooper, 1 run

15.5

Hauritz to Borgas, OUT, fuller ball on the leg stump. Borgas lofts it straight into the hands of Neser at deep midwicket

CJ Borgas c Neser b Hauritz 5 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

15.6

Hauritz to Cooper, 1 leg bye, off the pads to short third-man for a single

End of over 16 (10 runs) Adelaide Strikers 125/4
TLW Cooper    34* (19b 4x4 1x6)      NM Hauritz    4-0-38-1
J Botha    0* (0b)      AC McDermott    4-0-32-2

16.1

Harris to Cooper, 1 run, comes forward and drives it to mid-off for a single

16.2

Harris to Botha, 1 run, pushes to long-on and gets off the mark

16.3

Harris to Cooper, 1 run

16.4

Harris to Botha, no run, comes forward and drives the fuller ball tocover

16.5

Harris to Botha, 1 run, drives it to long-off for a single

16.6

Harris to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

End of over 17 (4 runs) Adelaide Strikers 129/4
TLW Cooper    36* (22b 4x4 1x6)      RJ Harris    3-0-16-0
J Botha    2* (3b)      NM Hauritz    4-0-38-1

17.1

Christian to Botha, 1 run, chips it to deep midwicket for a single

17.2

Christian to Cooper, 1 leg bye, off the pads to square-leg for a leg-bye

17.3

Christian to Botha, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Botha looks to slog and is beaten

17.4

Christian to Botha, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to mid-on for a single

17.5

Christian to Cooper, 1 run, comes forward and chips it to mid-off for a single

17.6

Christian to Botha, 2 runs, turns it to short fine-leg for a couple

End of over 18 (6 runs) Adelaide Strikers 135/4
J Botha    6* (7b)      DT Christian    3-0-17-0
TLW Cooper    37* (24b 4x4 1x6)      RJ Harris    3-0-16-0

18.1

Harris to Cooper, 1 run, off the inside edge to fine-leg for a single

18.2

Harris to Botha, 1 leg bye, tries to scoop it and is struck on the pads for a leg-bye as the ball drops dead

18.3

Harris to Cooper, 1 run, steers it to third-man for a single

18.4

Harris to Botha, FOUR, smashes it past mid-off for a boundary

18.5

Harris to Botha, SIX, fuller on the off stump. Botha lofts it over long-on for a single

18.6

Harris to Botha, 1 run, drives to long-off for a single

End of over 19 (14 runs) Adelaide Strikers 149/4
J Botha    17* (11b 1x4 1x6)      RJ Harris    4-0-29-0
TLW Cooper    39* (26b 4x4 1x6)      DT Christian    3-0-17-0

19.1

Christian to Botha, 1 run

19.2

Christian to Cooper, FOUR, on the off stump. Cooper reverse scoops it to third-man for a boundary

19.3

Christian to Cooper, 2 wides

19.3

Christian to Botha, 2 runs

19.4

Christian to Botha, FOUR

19.5

Christian to Botha, 2 runs, drives it to long-off for a couple

19.6

Christian to Botha, 2 runs, comes forward and pushes it to long-on for a couple and thats a good score to finish with

Match State: Innings Break Thats a good total as the average score at this ground is 159. Heat have a chase on their hands. Join us in fifteen minutes for the chase

End of over 20 (17 runs) Adelaide Strikers 166/4
J Botha    28* (16b 2x4 1x6)      DT Christian    4-0-34-0
TLW Cooper    43* (27b 5x4 1x6)      RJ Harris    4-0-29-0
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Jan 4, 2012

Herschelle Gibbs sets off for a run, Melbourne Stars v Perth Scorchers, BBL 2011-12, MCG, January 4, 2012

Herschelle Gibbs sets off for a run

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Herschelle Gibbs drives during his innings of 69

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