Big Bash League

Melbourne Stars v Perth Scorchers

Perth Scorchers won by 8 runs

0.1

Beer to Quiney, 2 runs

0.2

Beer to Quiney, 1 run, punches it to long-on for a single

0.3

Beer to White, no run, comes forward and pushes it to the leg side

0.4

Beer to White, 1 run, comes forward and drives to sweeper cover for a single

0.5

Beer to Quiney, FOUR, fuller ball on the leg stump. Quiney comes down and chips it over midwicket for the first boundary of the innings

0.6

Beer to Quiney, 1 run, pushes it to the leg side for a single

End of over 1 (9 runs) Melbourne Stars 9/0 (128 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 9.00, RRR: 6.73)
RJ Quiney    8* (4b 1x4)      MA Beer    1-0-9-0
CL White    1* (2b)     

1.1

Rimmington to Quiney, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Quiney looks to steer it away and is beaten by the movement

1.2

Rimmington to Quiney, no run, on the leg stump. Quiney looks to turn it and is early into the stroke and gets a leading edge to mid-off

1.3

Rimmington to Quiney, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Collingwood drops a sitter at cover. That more or less describes the Scorchers day

1.4

Rimmington to Quiney, SIX, fuller ball on the leg stump. Quiney lofts it over long-on for a six. Rubbing it in

1.5

Rimmington to Quiney, 1 run, on the leg stump. Quiney turns it to short fine-leg for a single

1.6

Rimmington to White, no run

End of over 2 (7 runs) Melbourne Stars 16/0 (121 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 8.00, RRR: 6.72)
CL White    1* (3b)      NJ Rimmington    1-0-7-0
RJ Quiney    15* (9b 1x4 1x6)      MA Beer    1-0-9-0

2.1

Edmondson to Quiney, 1 wide

2.1

Edmondson to Quiney, no run

2.2

Edmondson to Quiney, no run

2.3

Edmondson to Quiney, FOUR

2.4

Edmondson to Quiney, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

2.5

Edmondson to Quiney, no run

2.6

Edmondson to Quiney, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Quiney looks to steer it away and is beaten

End of over 3 (5 runs) Melbourne Stars 21/0 (116 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 7.00, RRR: 6.82)
RJ Quiney    18* (15b 2x4 1x6)      BM Edmondson    1-0-5-0
CL White    1* (3b)      NJ Rimmington    1-0-7-0

3.1

Rimmington to White, no run

3.2

Rimmington to White, 1 wide

3.2

Rimmington to White, no run

3.3

Rimmington to White, no run, fuller ball on the off stump and coming in. White pushes it back to the bowler

3.4

Rimmington to White, no run, short ball outside the off stump. White looks to loft it away and is beaten

3.5

Rimmington to White, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. White comes forward and drives it to point

3.6

Rimmington to White, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. White comes forward and rives the ball to cover. He can't find the gaps in this tournament

End of over 4 (1 run) Melbourne Stars 22/0 (115 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 5.50, RRR: 7.18)
CL White    1* (9b)      NJ Rimmington    2-0-7-0
RJ Quiney    18* (15b 2x4 1x6)      BM Edmondson    1-0-5-0

4.1

Edmondson to Quiney, no run, fuller ball on the middle stump. Quiney comes forward and turns it to the leg side

4.2

Edmondson to Quiney, 2 runs, fuller ball outside the off stump. Quiney comes down the track and lofts it away over covers. Three fielders run after the ball and nobody gets to the impossible catch

4.3

Edmondson to Quiney, 1 run, steers it to third-man for a single

4.4

Edmondson to White, OUT, good length ball outside the off stump. White looks to heave it over the long-off boundary and gets an outside edge to third-man, where Beer takes the catch

CL White c Beer b Edmondson 1 (16m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 11.11

4.5

Edmondson to Quiney, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Quiney comes forward and pushes it to the leg side

4.6

Edmondson to Quiney, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Quiney comes forward and punches it to cover

End of over 5 (3 runs) Melbourne Stars 25/1 (112 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 7.46)
RJ Quiney    21* (20b 2x4 1x6)      BM Edmondson    2-0-8-1
GJ Bailey    0* (0b)      NJ Rimmington    2-0-7-0

5.1

Coulter-Nile to Bailey, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Bailey comes forward and pushes it to point

5.2

Coulter-Nile to Bailey, no run, Bailey is eager to get off the mark. He moves across and looks to whip the ball. He is beaten and the ball hits him on the flap of the pad

5.3

Coulter-Nile to Bailey, no run, comes forward and pushes it to the leg side

5.4

Coulter-Nile to Bailey, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump. Bailey gets an outside edge to third-man for a single. What saved him was the fact that he moved away at the last moment and the outside edge went finer

5.5

Coulter-Nile to Quiney, 1 run, on the leg stump. Quiney turns it behind square for a single

5.6

Coulter-Nile to Bailey, OUT, the ball bounces off the surface faster than Bailey expects it to. He goes for the pull and gets a a top-edge to midwicket where Hogg takes an easy catch

GJ Bailey c Hogg b Coulter-Nile 1 (5m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

End of over 6 (2 runs) Melbourne Stars 27/2 (110 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 4.50, RRR: 7.85)
     NM Coulter-Nile    1-0-2-1
RJ Quiney    22* (21b 2x4 1x6)      BM Edmondson    2-0-8-1

6.1

Marsh to Hussey, 1 run

6.2

Marsh to Quiney, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Quiney moves across and looks to pull it. He is early into the shot and is beaten

6.3

Marsh to Quiney, 1 run, comes forward and drives it to long-off for a single

6.4

Marsh to Hussey, no run, comes forward and looks to drive. Hussey gets an inside-edge to mid-on

6.5

Marsh to Hussey, 2 runs, full-toss on the leg stump. Hussey pushes it to deep midwicket and gets a couple

6.6

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

End of over 7 (4 runs) Melbourne Stars 31/2 (106 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 4.42, RRR: 8.15)
DJ Hussey    3* (4b)      MR Marsh    1-0-4-0
RJ Quiney    23* (23b 2x4 1x6)      NM Coulter-Nile    1-0-2-1

7.1

Coulter-Nile to Quiney, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Quiney makes room and looks to cut it. The bounce beats him

7.2

Coulter-Nile to Quiney, FOUR, short ball on the leg stump. Quiney gets the ball he was looking for and guides it to fine-leg for a boundary

7.3

Coulter-Nile to Quiney, SIX, short ball on the leg stump. Quiney pulls it over square-leg fence for his second six

7.4

Coulter-Nile to Quiney, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to mid-on for a single

7.5

Coulter-Nile to Hussey, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Hussey comes forward and drives it to long-off for a single

7.6

Coulter-Nile to Quiney, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Quiney looks to slice it and is beaten. There was a noise that came from the bat hitting the pitch

End of over 8 (12 runs) Melbourne Stars 43/2 (94 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 5.37, RRR: 7.83)
RJ Quiney    34* (28b 3x4 2x6)      NM Coulter-Nile    2-0-14-1
DJ Hussey    4* (5b)      MR Marsh    1-0-4-0

8.1

Marsh to Hussey, OUT, fuller ball outside the off stump. Hussey drives it straight to Katich who is positioned at cover for the same

DJ Hussey c Katich b Marsh 4 (11m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

8.2

Marsh to Wade, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Wade looks to cut it and gets an inside edge

8.3

Marsh to Wade, 1 run, plays it down with soft hands and sets off for a quick single

8.4

Marsh to Quiney, 2 runs, comes forward and flicks it to deep midwicket for a couple

8.5

Marsh to Quiney, 1 run, pushes it to the leg side for a single

8.6

Marsh to Wade, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Wade drives it to sweeper cover for a single

End of over 9 (6 runs) Melbourne Stars 49/3 (88 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 5.44, RRR: 8.00)
MS Wade    2* (3b)      MR Marsh    2-0-9-1
RJ Quiney    37* (30b 3x4 2x6)      NM Coulter-Nile    2-0-14-1

9.1

Coulter-Nile to Wade, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump. Wade rides the bounce as he steers it to third-man for a single

9.2

Coulter-Nile to Quiney, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

9.3

Coulter-Nile to Quiney, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Quiney drives it to point

9.4

Coulter-Nile to Quiney, 1 wide, wide outside the off stump

9.4

Coulter-Nile to Quiney, 2 runs, fuller ball outside the off stump. Quiney goes inside out to sweeper cover for a couple

9.5

Coulter-Nile to Quiney, OUT, Katich has the second catch of the day. Quiney was riding hi luck all through this innings. This time, though, he lofts to long-off where Katich takes an easy catch

RJ Quiney c Katich b Coulter-Nile 39 (41m 35b 3x4 2x6) SR: 111.42

9.6

Coulter-Nile to Wade, 1 run

End of over 10 (5 runs) Melbourne Stars 54/4 (83 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 5.40, RRR: 8.30)
MS Wade    4* (5b)      NM Coulter-Nile    3-0-20-2
LJ Wright    0* (0b)      MR Marsh    2-0-9-1

10.1

Hogg to Wade, 1 run, on the leg stump. Wade turns it to fine-leg for a single

10.2

Hogg to Wright, 1 run, short ball on the middle stump. Wright pulls it to deep midwicket for a single

10.3

Hogg to Wade, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Wade cuts it past point for a boundary

10.4

Hogg to Wade, 2 runs, on the leg stump. Wade turns it to fine-leg for a couple

10.5

Hogg to Wade, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to square-leg for a single

10.6

Hogg to Wright, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Wright cuts it to point

End of over 11 (9 runs) Melbourne Stars 63/4 (74 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 5.72, RRR: 8.22)
LJ Wright    1* (2b)      GB Hogg    1-0-9-0
MS Wade    12* (9b 1x4)      NM Coulter-Nile    3-0-20-2

11.1

Marsh to Wade, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Wade pushes it to mid-off for a single

11.2

Marsh to Wright, 1 wide, wide as it sails over the head of the batsman

11.2

Marsh to Wright, 1 run, moves onto the backfoot and pushes it to point for a single

11.3

Marsh to Wade, 2 runs, good length ball outside the off stump. Wade pushes it to sweeper cover for a couple

11.4

Marsh to Wade, no run, comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

11.5

Marsh to Wade, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump. Wade steers it to third-man for a single

11.6

Marsh to Wright, 1 leg bye, off the pads to leg-bye for a single

End of over 12 (7 runs) Melbourne Stars 70/4 (67 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 5.83, RRR: 8.37)
LJ Wright    2* (4b)      MR Marsh    3-0-15-1
MS Wade    16* (13b 1x4)      GB Hogg    1-0-9-0

12.1

Hogg to Wright, no run, fuller ball on the off stump. Wright comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

12.2

Hogg to Wright, no run

12.3

Hogg to Wright, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Wright slog pulls it to deep midwicket for a boundary

12.4

Hogg to Wright, 1 run, short ball on the middle stump. Wright pulls it to deep square-leg for a single

12.5

Hogg to Wade, no run, comes forward and pushes it to the leg side

12.6

Hogg to Wade, 1 run, fuller ball on the leg stump. Wade turns it to fine-leg for a single

End of over 13 (6 runs) Melbourne Stars 76/4 (61 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 5.84, RRR: 8.71)
MS Wade    17* (15b 1x4)      GB Hogg    2-0-15-0
LJ Wright    7* (8b 1x4)      MR Marsh    3-0-15-1

13.1

Marsh to Wade, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Wade drives it to long-off for a single

13.2

Marsh to Wright, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Wright pushes it back to the bowler

13.3

Marsh to Wright, FOUR, fuller ball on the leg stump. Wright flicks it to deep midwicket for a boundary

13.4

Marsh to Wright, 1 run, steers it to third-man for a single

13.5

Marsh to Wade, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

13.6

Marsh to Wade, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Pushes it to cover where a misfield gets them a single

End of over 14 (7 runs) Melbourne Stars 83/4 (54 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 5.92, RRR: 9.00)
MS Wade    19* (18b 1x4)      MR Marsh    4-0-22-1
LJ Wright    12* (11b 2x4)      GB Hogg    2-0-15-0

14.1

Beer to Wade, 1 run, pushes it to square-leg for a single

14.2

Beer to Wright, 1 run, full-toss outside the off stump. Wright comes down the track and drives it to long-on for a single

14.3

Beer to Wade, no run

14.4

Beer to Wade, no run, full-toss on the middle stump. Wade pushes it back to the bowler

14.5

Beer to Wade, 1 run, turns it to square-leg for a single

14.6

Beer to Wright, 1 run

End of over 15 (4 runs) Melbourne Stars 87/4 (50 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 5.80, RRR: 10.00)
LJ Wright    14* (13b 2x4)      MA Beer    2-0-13-0
MS Wade    21* (22b 1x4)      MR Marsh    4-0-22-1

15.1

Hogg to Wright, 1 run

15.2

Hogg to Wade, no run

15.3

Hogg to Wade, 3 runs

15.4

Hogg to Wright, 1 leg bye

15.5

Hogg to Wade, no run

15.6

Hogg to Wade, 1 run

End of over 16 (6 runs) Melbourne Stars 93/4 (44 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 5.81, RRR: 11.00)
MS Wade    25* (26b 1x4)      GB Hogg    3-0-20-0
LJ Wright    15* (15b 2x4)      MA Beer    2-0-13-0

16.1

Edmondson to Wade, 2 runs

16.2

Edmondson to Wade, 2 runs

16.3

Edmondson to Wade, 1 wide

16.3

Edmondson to Wade, no run

16.4

Edmondson to Wade, FOUR

16.5

Edmondson to Wade, 1 run

16.6

Edmondson to Wright, no run, comes forward and forces a full-toss to midwicket

End of over 17 (10 runs) Melbourne Stars 103/4 (34 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 6.05, RRR: 11.33)
LJ Wright    15* (16b 2x4)      BM Edmondson    3-0-18-1
MS Wade    34* (31b 2x4)      GB Hogg    3-0-20-0

17.1

Rimmington to Wade, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Wade lofts it to sweeper cover for a boundary

17.2

Rimmington to Wade, no run

17.3

Rimmington to Wade, 1 run, off the outside edge to the right of keeper for a single

17.4

Rimmington to Wright, 1 run, gets an inside edge to the leg side for a single

17.5

Rimmington to Wade, 1 run, drives to long off for a single

17.6

Rimmington to Wright, no run

End of over 18 (7 runs) Melbourne Stars 110/4 (27 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 6.11, RRR: 13.50)
LJ Wright    16* (18b 2x4)      NJ Rimmington    3-0-14-0
MS Wade    40* (35b 3x4)      BM Edmondson    3-0-18-1

18.1

Edmondson to Wade, 2 runs, drives to long-off for a couple

18.2

Edmondson to Wade, 1 run, pushes to cover for a single

18.3

Edmondson to Wright, 1 leg bye

18.4

Edmondson to Wade, 1 run, OUT, pushes it to cover and they are running for a non-existent couple. Wright is run-out at the bowler's end

LJ Wright run out 16 (35m 19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 84.21

18.5

Edmondson to Wade, 3 runs, pulls it to deep midwicket and takes three runs

18.6

Edmondson to Faulkner, 2 runs

End of over 19 (10 runs) Melbourne Stars 120/5 (17 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 6.31, RRR: 17.00)
JP Faulkner    2* (1b)      BM Edmondson    4-0-27-1
MS Wade    47* (39b 3x4)      NJ Rimmington    3-0-14-0

19.1

Rimmington to Wade, 2 runs

19.2

Rimmington to Wade, 1 run

19.3

Rimmington to Faulkner, 1 run

19.4

Rimmington to Wade, 2 runs, drives it to long-on for a couple

19.5

Rimmington to Wade, 1 run, cuts it to point for a single

19.6

Rimmington to Faulkner, 1 run, drives it to long-off and gets a single

The Scorchers bowlers did a very good job of defending the small target. They jump to a clear second position in the table with this win. That's it from all of us here and do join us day after for the match between Hobart Hurricanes and Brisbane Heat

End of over 20 (8 runs) Melbourne Stars 128/5 (9 runs required)
JP Faulkner    4* (3b)      NJ Rimmington    4-0-22-0
MS Wade    53* (43b 3x4)      BM Edmondson    4-0-27-1
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