Big Bash League, Melbourne Stars v Perth Scorchers at Melbourne, Jan 4, 2012
Perth Scorchers won by 8 runs
4 January 2012 - night match (20-over match)
0.1

Hussey to Gibbs, no run, comes forward and pushes it to the leg side

0.2

Hussey to Gibbs, 3 runs, fuller ball outside the off stump. Gibbs square-drives for three runs

0.5

Hussey to Gibbs, no run

0.6

Hussey to Gibbs, 1 run

Perth Scorchers 5/0   HH Gibbs 4* (4b)
1.1

Bird to Gibbs, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Gibbs comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

1.2

Bird to Gibbs, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Left alone by Gibbs

1.3

Bird to Gibbs, FOUR, fuller ball on the leg stump. Gibbs lofts it to deep square-leg for a boundary

1.4

Bird to Gibbs, 2 runs, comes down the track and slogs it to deep midwicket for a couple

1.5

Bird to Gibbs, 2 runs, good length ball on the off and middle stump. Gibbs pushes it to the leg side and takes a couple

1.6

Bird to Gibbs, 1 run, fuller ball on the leg stump. Gibbs pushes it to mid-on for a single

Perth Scorchers 14/0   HH Gibbs 13* (10b 1x4)
2.1

Faulkner to Gibbs, 2 runs, fuller ball outside the off stump. Gibbs makes room and lofts over mid-off for a couple

2.2

Faulkner to Gibbs, 2 runs, the fuller length is getting Gibbs lots of runs today as he forces this to deep point for a couple

2.3

Faulkner to Gibbs, FOUR, short outside the off stump. Gibbs makes room, taking the front foot out of the way and lofts it over mid-off for a boundary

2.4

Faulkner to Gibbs, no run, after a streak of 7 balls that got him 17 runs, Gibbs defends the length ball to cover

2.5

Faulkner to Gibbs, 1 run, pushes it to point with soft hands for a single

Perth Scorchers 23/0   HH Gibbs 22* (15b 2x4)
3.1

Hussey to Gibbs, FOUR, fuller outside off. Gibbs makes room and then smashes it past cover for his third boundary

3.2

Hussey to Gibbs, no run, defends it to the leg side

3.3

Hussey to Gibbs, no run, spears it into the pads as Gibbs comes down the track and pushes it back to the bowler

3.4

Hussey to Gibbs, FOUR, fuller on the off stump. Gibbs comes down the track and lofts it past mid-off to get the second boundary of the over

3.5

Hussey to Gibbs, 1 run, pushes it to mid-off for a single

Perth Scorchers 32/0   HH Gibbs 31* (20b 4x4)
4.3

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

4.4

McKay to Gibbs, 2 runs, shorter ball on the leg stump. Gibbs pulls it to deep midwicket for a couple

4.5

McKay to Gibbs, FOUR, short ball on the pads. Gibbs moves across and guides it to fine-leg for a boundary

4.6

McKay to Gibbs, FOUR, yorker outside the off stump. Gibbs jams the bat down and gets an outside edge to third-man for a boundary

Perth Scorchers 46/0   HH Gibbs 41* (24b 6x4)
5.6

Bird to Gibbs, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Gibbs rocks back and cuts it to cover

Perth Scorchers 53/1   HH Gibbs 41* (25b 6x4)
6.2

McKay to Gibbs, 2 runs, full-toss outside the off stump. Gibbs drives and Adam Voges makes up for the previous error on the field by saving a couple for the team

6.3

McKay to Gibbs, 1 run, steers it to short third-man for a single

6.5

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

6.6

McKay to Gibbs, no run, full toss outside off. Gibbs drives to mid-off

Perth Scorchers 58/1   HH Gibbs 44* (29b 6x4)
7.2

Hussey to Gibbs, 1 run, full-toss on the leg stump. Gibbs turns it behind square for a single

7.5

Hussey to Gibbs, 1 run

Perth Scorchers 62/2   HH Gibbs 46* (31b 6x4)
8.4

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

8.5

Wright to Gibbs, 3 runs, full-toss outside the off stump. Gibbs manages to loft it over cover but can't beat the long-off fielder as they take three runs

Perth Scorchers 69/2   HH Gibbs 49* (33b 6x4)
9.2

Warne to Gibbs, 2 runs, leg-break on the off stump. Gibbs steers it to third-man and gets a couple. What's more, he gets to his fifty with that couple

9.3

Warne to Gibbs, 2 runs, cuts it to deep point for a couple

9.4

Warne to Gibbs, no run, comes forward and defends it to mid-off

9.5

Warne to Gibbs, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Gibbs lofts the cut shot over point for a boundary

9.6

Warne to Gibbs, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to mid-on for a single

Perth Scorchers 80/2   HH Gibbs 58* (38b 7x4)
10.1

Faulkner to Gibbs, no run, good length ball outside off and slower. Gibbs made room before the ball was bowled and let's it pass to the keeper

10.2

Faulkner to Gibbs, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Gibbs slices it to point for a single

10.5

Faulkner to Gibbs, 2 runs, fuller on the middle stump. Gibbs slogs it to deep midwicket for a couple

10.6

Faulkner to Gibbs, 1 run, on the leg stump. Gibbs pushes it to midwicket. The diving midwicket can't hols on to the catch

Perth Scorchers 87/2   HH Gibbs 62* (42b 7x4)
11.1

Warne to Gibbs, FOUR, full-toss on the leg stump. Gibbs pulls it to wide long-on for a boundary

11.2

Warne to Gibbs, 1 run

11.5

Warne to Gibbs, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Gibbs drives it to deep point for a single

Perth Scorchers 94/2   HH Gibbs 68* (45b 8x4)
12.2

Bird to Gibbs, 1 no ball, full-toss on the leg stump. Gibbs comes down the track and drives it to cover. He oversteps on this ball

12.2

Bird to Gibbs, 1 run, pushes it to point for a single. Good blockhole by Bird

Perth Scorchers 98/2   HH Gibbs 69* (47b 8x4)
13.2

Warne to Gibbs, OUT, Warne continues to prise out the big names in the tournament. He coaxes Gibbs into going for the lofted shot and has the fielder placed at long-off for that. Danger man Gibbs is gone

HH Gibbs c Quiney b Warne 69 (54m 48b 8x4 0x6) SR: 143.75

Perth Scorchers 108/3   HH Gibbs 69 (48b 8x4)
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