Big Bash League, Brisbane Heat v Hobart Hurricanes at Brisbane, Jan 6, 2012
Brisbane Heat won by 3 runs
6 January 2012 - night match (20-over match)

Hi and welcome to sunny Brisbane for our live coverage of the Big Bash. It's top up against bottom tonight with the undefeated Hurricanes visiting the winless Heat.

News from the middle is that Brisbane have won the toss and will bat first. The team batting first have won the last four games here at the Gabba. My name is Andrew Fuss and I'll be taking you through all the action.

0.1

Johnston to Robinson, 1 wide

0.1

Johnston to Robinson, no run

0.2

Johnston to Robinson, no run

0.3

Johnston to Robinson, 1 wide, full and down leg

0.3

Johnston to Robinson, 1 wide, this time wide of off

0.3

Johnston to Robinson, no run

0.4

Johnston to Robinson, 1 wide, down leg again

0.4

Johnston to Robinson, 2 runs

0.5

Johnston to Robinson, 1 run

0.6

Johnston to Hayden, 1 no ball

0.6

Johnston to Hayden, FOUR, full toss on leg, smashed over backward square leg

End of over 1 (12 runs) Brisbane Heat 12/0

    • ML Hayden 4 (2b 1x4)
    • AW Robinson 3 (5b)
    • MJ Johnston 1-0-12-0
1.1

Krejza to Robinson, no run

1.2

Krejza to Robinson, no run

1.3

Krejza to Robinson, FOUR

1.4

Krejza to Robinson, FOUR, cut through cover

1.5

Krejza to Robinson, no run

1.6

Krejza to Robinson, no run

End of over 2 (8 runs) Brisbane Heat 20/0

    • AW Robinson 11 (11b 2x4)
    • ML Hayden 4 (2b 1x4)
    • JJ Krejza 1-0-8-0
    • MJ Johnston 1-0-12-0
2.1

Johnston to Hayden, no run

2.2

Johnston to Hayden, SIX, gets this over long on, power hitting

2.3

Johnston to Hayden, 1 run

2.4

Johnston to Robinson, no run

2.5

Johnston to Robinson, no run

2.6

Johnston to Robinson, 1 run

End of over 3 (8 runs) Brisbane Heat 28/0

    • AW Robinson 12 (14b 2x4)
    • ML Hayden 11 (5b 1x4 1x6)
    • MJ Johnston 2-0-20-0
    • JJ Krejza 1-0-8-0
3.1

Doherty to Robinson, 2 runs, drives to long on, brilliant fielding on the rope

3.2

Doherty to Robinson, FOUR, sweeps over backward square leg

3.3

Doherty to Robinson, 1 run, driven to cover

3.4

Doherty to Hayden, 1 run, driven to long on

3.5

Doherty to Robinson, FOUR, top edges a sweep just over fine leg

3.6

Doherty to Robinson, 1 run

End of over 4 (13 runs) Brisbane Heat 41/0

    • AW Robinson 24 (19b 4x4)
    • ML Hayden 12 (6b 1x4 1x6)
    • XJ Doherty 1-0-13-0
    • MJ Johnston 2-0-20-0
4.1

Krejza to Robinson, SIX, uses his feet well to get to the pitch of the ball and hits it long over long on

4.2

Krejza to Robinson, 1 run, cuts to short third man

4.3

Krejza to Hayden, 1 run, flicks to short fine leg

4.4

Krejza to Robinson, 1 run, advances and chips down to long on

4.5

Krejza to Hayden, 1 run, flicked through square leg

4.6

Krejza to Robinson, FOUR, short and wide of off, rocks back and punishes this through backward point

End of over 5 (14 runs) Brisbane Heat 55/0

    • AW Robinson 36 (23b 5x4 1x6)
    • ML Hayden 14 (8b 1x4 1x6)
    • JJ Krejza 2-0-22-0
    • XJ Doherty 1-0-13-0
5.1

Johnston to Hayden, 2 runs, full on off, whacks it straight back at the bowler, lucky he didn't get a hand to it because it would have put a hole through it

5.2

Johnston to Hayden, FOUR, full on leg, gets forward and flicks through mid wicket

5.3

Johnston to Hayden, no run, short on off, hacks it across the line to mid wicket

5.4

Johnston to Hayden, 2 runs, full outside off, chips it back over mid on's head, nicely placed

5.5

Johnston to Hayden, 1 no ball, front foot no ball full and wide of off, driven to cover

Free hit coming up

5.5

Johnston to Hayden, (no ball) FOUR, another no ball and he goes over mid on's head...plus another free hit coming up!

5.5

Johnston to Hayden, 1 leg bye, length on leg, misses out there as he tries to launch the slower ball over square leg

5.6

Johnston to Robinson, 1 run, full toss on leg, flicked to mid wicket

Well what a huge Powerplay that was for the Heat, 71 runs makes it the best of the summer so far. 10 wickets in hand and two batsmen settled at the crease, they'll be hoping to push for 200.

End of over 6 (16 runs) Brisbane Heat 71/0

    • AW Robinson 37 (24b 5x4 1x6)
    • ML Hayden 26 (15b 3x4 1x6)
    • MJ Johnston 3-0-35-0
    • JJ Krejza 2-0-22-0
6.1

Laughlin to Robinson, FOUR, shortish on off, whacks it across the line through mid wicket, Shah on the boundary looked very slow on the rope and couldn't get to it

6.2

Laughlin to Robinson, 1 run, full toss outside off, driven through cover

6.3

Laughlin to Hayden, 1 run, yorker dug out back to the bowler

6.4

Laughlin to Robinson, 1 run, full on middle, worked through backward square leg

6.5

Laughlin to Hayden, 2 runs, full on leg, flicked through mid wicket, nice timing and placement

6.6

Laughlin to Hayden, 1 run, yorker dug out back to the bowler

End of over 7 (10 runs) Brisbane Heat 81/0

    • ML Hayden 30 (18b 3x4 1x6)
    • AW Robinson 43 (27b 6x4 1x6)
    • B Laughlin 1-0-10-0
    • MJ Johnston 3-0-35-0
7.1

Doherty to Hayden, 2 runs, flicked through mid on, very well run as he'd played with soft hands

7.2

Doherty to Hayden, no run, worked to mid wicket

7.3

Doherty to Hayden, no run, gets down to sweep but can't connect, stifled appeal for LBW but nowhere near

7.4

Doherty to Hayden, SIX, flights it up and Hayden says 'thankyou very much', smashing it back down the ground and into the site screen

7.5

Doherty to Hayden, no run, yorker dug out back to the bowler

7.6

Doherty to Hayden, 1 run, full and turning nicely back in to the lefty, worked to square leg

End of over 8 (9 runs) Brisbane Heat 90/0

    • ML Hayden 39 (24b 3x4 2x6)
    • AW Robinson 43 (27b 6x4 1x6)
    • XJ Doherty 2-0-22-0
    • B Laughlin 1-0-10-0
8.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hayden, FOUR, length on off, swings hard across the line and over mid wicket, welcome to the attack Rana Naved!

8.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hayden, 1 wide, Hayden starts walking and he sees him coming, bangs it in short and harshly gets called wide for too high

8.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hayden, 2 runs, full on leg, flicked through backward square leg

8.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hayden, (no ball) 1 run, good yorker, but it's a front foot no ball and another free hit coming up

8.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Robinson, 1 run, length on off, expecting the slower ball he's late on it and whacks it to mid wicket

8.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hayden, OUT, digs out a yorker just to the leg side, Rana Naved fields swiftly and runs him out at the striker's end

AW Robinson run out 44 (36m 28b 6x4 1x6) SR: 157.14

8.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to van der Merwe, no run, low full toss swinging in to leg stump, huge shout for LBW as it hits his front pad, just going down leg, great nut though

8.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to van der Merwe, FOUR, short outside off, whacks it over backward point

End of over 9 (14 runs) Brisbane Heat 104/1

    • RE van der Merwe 4 (2b 1x4)
    • ML Hayden 46 (28b 4x4 2x6)
    • Naved-ul-Hasan 1-0-14-0
    • XJ Doherty 2-0-22-0
9.1

Krejza to Hayden, 1 run, full on off, gets down to sweep to backward square leg

9.2

Krejza to van der Merwe, 1 run, flighted outside off, swings hard across the line but catches an inside edge along the ground to deep square leg

9.3

Krejza to Hayden, no run, advances and defends to cover

9.4

Krejza to Hayden, 1 run, short on leg, pulls through backward square leg

9.5

Krejza to van der Merwe, 2 runs, mistimes the drive back down the ground, landing short of long off

9.6

Krejza to van der Merwe, 1 run, worked to mid wicket

End of over 10 (6 runs) Brisbane Heat 110/1

    • RE van der Merwe 8 (5b 1x4)
    • ML Hayden 48 (31b 4x4 2x6)
    • JJ Krejza 3-0-28-0
    • Naved-ul-Hasan 1-0-14-0
10.1

Doherty to van der Merwe, 1 run, dropped, advances down the wicket and gets a big outside edge, high to short third man, Rana hangs on to the catch for a long time diving forward, but it pops out after his elbows hit the ground

10.2

Doherty to Hayden, 1 run, driven to long on

10.3

Doherty to van der Merwe, no run, darted in and punched back to the bowler

10.4

Doherty to van der Merwe, 1 run, width outside off, cuts to deep cover

10.5

Doherty to Hayden, 1 run, low full toss driven to long off

10.6

Doherty to van der Merwe, no run, driven back to the bowler

End of over 11 (4 runs) Brisbane Heat 114/1

    • RE van der Merwe 10 (9b 1x4)
    • ML Hayden 50 (33b 4x4 2x6)
    • XJ Doherty 3-0-26-0
    • JJ Krejza 3-0-28-0
11.1

Laughlin to Hayden, 1 run, full on off, flicked to mid wicket

11.2

Laughlin to van der Merwe, no run, full and wide of off, can't connect on the drive

11.3

Laughlin to van der Merwe, 2 runs, short on leg, off the glove down to fine leg

11.4

Laughlin to van der Merwe, 2 runs, full outside off, drives to mid off where Krejza dives to stop

11.5

Laughlin to van der Merwe, 2 runs, slower ball outside off, hoiked high over mid wicket, two men on the boundary can't get in quickly enough to catch

11.6

Laughlin to van der Merwe, 1 run, yorker dug out down to third man

End of over 12 (8 runs) Brisbane Heat 122/1

    • RE van der Merwe 17 (14b 1x4)
    • ML Hayden 51 (34b 4x4 2x6)
    • B Laughlin 2-0-18-0
    • XJ Doherty 3-0-26-0
12.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to van der Merwe, FOUR, full outside off, smashes it over cover, first one he's timed but he got all of it

12.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to van der Merwe, 1 run, length on off, guided down to third man

12.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hayden, 2 runs, slower ball flicked through mid wicket, well run

12.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hayden, 1 leg bye, full on leg, off the pads to short third man

12.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to van der Merwe, 1 run, good yorker, dug out to short fine leg

12.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hayden, 2 runs, full on middle, advances and flicks through mid wicket

End of over 13 (11 runs) Brisbane Heat 133/1

    • ML Hayden 55 (37b 4x4 2x6)
    • RE van der Merwe 23 (17b 2x4)
    • Naved-ul-Hasan 2-0-24-0
    • B Laughlin 2-0-18-0
13.1

Krejza to van der Merwe, 1 run, driven to long off

13.2

Krejza to Hayden, 1 run, sweeps to short fine leg

13.3

Krejza to van der Merwe, OUT, flighted on off, gets down and top edges the sweep high to short mid wicket, the bowler comes around to catch himself

RE van der Merwe c & b Krejza 24 (20m 19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 126.31

13.4

Krejza to Hayden, FOUR, that has nearly killed two birds with one stone, and by birds I mean the bowler and the umpire! Crushed that straight back down the ground, beating long on and long off

13.5

Krejza to Hayden, 4 byes, full outside off, tries to drive and misses but the keeper misses too, all the way to the rope

13.6

Krejza to Hayden, 2 runs, full on leg, flicked through mid wicket

End of over 14 (12 runs) Brisbane Heat 145/2

    • ML Hayden 62 (41b 5x4 2x6)
    • DT Christian 0 (0b)
    • JJ Krejza 4-0-36-1
    • Naved-ul-Hasan 2-0-24-0
14.1

Laughlin to Christian, no run, great yorker, swinging back in and just missing off stump, great nut

14.2

Laughlin to Christian, 1 run, driven to cover

14.3

Laughlin to Hayden, 1 leg bye, backs away to the leg side, Laughlin follows him and hits him on the pads

14.4

Laughlin to Christian, no run, full toss on off, inside edge just past off stump, Triffit does well to take

14.5

Laughlin to Christian, no run, full and very wide of off, lucky not to be called wide

14.6

Laughlin to Christian, 1 run, yorker dug out back down the ground

End of over 15 (3 runs) Brisbane Heat 148/2

    • DT Christian 2 (5b)
    • ML Hayden 62 (42b 5x4 2x6)
    • B Laughlin 3-0-20-0
    • JJ Krejza 4-0-36-1
15.1

Lockyear to Christian, 2 runs, full outside off, advances and gets a big outside edge high to point, lands safely

15.2

Lockyear to Christian, FOUR, full outside off again, this time catches the edge as he drives hard, unlucky for Lockyear, two good balls in a row

15.3

Lockyear to Christian, OUT, full outside off again, advances and catches the outside edge to point, important wicket as we know how dangerous Christian can be

DT Christian c Doherty b Lockyear 8 (8m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

15.4

Lockyear to Forrest, 2 runs, flicked through mid wicket, nice timing

15.5

Lockyear to Forrest, 1 run, short and pulled to deep mid wicket

15.6

Lockyear to Hayden, FOUR, shortish on leg, smoked it through mid wicket, great timing and it races away to the rope

End of over 16 (13 runs) Brisbane Heat 161/3

    • ML Hayden 66 (43b 6x4 2x6)
    • PJ Forrest 3 (2b)
    • RJG Lockyear 1-0-13-1
    • B Laughlin 3-0-20-0
16.1

Laughlin to Forrest, 1 run, full outside off, drives and adges high over short third man

16.2

Laughlin to Hayden, 1 run

16.3

Laughlin to Forrest, FOUR, length outside off, drives hard in the air through cover, incredible timing

16.4

Laughlin to Forrest, 1 run, digs it out to mid on

16.5

Laughlin to Hayden, 1 run, full and wide of off, drives to long on

16.6

Laughlin to Forrest, 1 run, yorker dug out to long on

End of over 17 (9 runs) Brisbane Heat 170/3

    • PJ Forrest 10 (6b 1x4)
    • ML Hayden 68 (45b 6x4 2x6)
    • B Laughlin 4-0-29-0
    • RJG Lockyear 1-0-13-1
17.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Forrest, 2 runs, slower ball flicked to mid wicket, Hayden does very well to get back for two

17.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to Forrest, 2 runs, good yorker swung across the line to mid wicket, again great running from the old fella, Haydos

17.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Forrest, no run, slower ball driven to cover

17.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Forrest, 1 run, yorker dug out to short mid wicket

17.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hayden, no run, good slower ball, backs away and swings hard but can't connect

17.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hayden, no run, yorker dug out back to the bowler

End of over 18 (5 runs) Brisbane Heat 175/3

    • ML Hayden 68 (47b 6x4 2x6)
    • PJ Forrest 15 (10b 1x4)
    • Naved-ul-Hasan 3-0-29-0
    • B Laughlin 4-0-29-0
18.1

Doherty to Forrest, no run, yorker dug out back to the bowler, well bowled

18.2

Doherty to Forrest, FOUR, low full toss outside off, thick outside edge and Naved at short third man got a bad bound (I presume) because he missed it altogether

18.3

Doherty to Forrest, 1 run, driven to long on

18.4

Doherty to Hayden, no run, basically runs down the wicket at him and smashes it straight back to the bowler

18.5

Doherty to Hayden, 2 runs, digs the yorker out to short cover, Doherty throws at the bowler's end but misses, would have had him otherwise but they take the overthrow

18.6

Doherty to Hayden, SIX, full on leg, sweeps this over deep square leg, easy pickings but he took full advantage

End of over 19 (13 runs) Brisbane Heat 188/3

    • ML Hayden 76 (50b 6x4 3x6)
    • PJ Forrest 20 (13b 2x4)
    • XJ Doherty 4-0-39-0
    • Naved-ul-Hasan 3-0-29-0
19.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Forrest, 1 run, slower ball, mistimes the cross bat drive down to long on

19.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hayden, OUT, short slower ball, smashes the pull shot to deep square leg, straight down the man's throat

ML Hayden c Johnston b Naved-ul-Hasan 76 (80m 51b 6x4 3x6) SR: 149.01

19.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Forrest, FOUR, full toss on leg, smashes this through mid wicket

19.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Forrest, 2 runs, slower ball, waits on it and whacks it to long on where Krejza awkwardly fields on the bounce

19.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to Forrest, 2 runs, slower ball whipped through square leg

19.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Forrest, FOUR, full on off, whacks it across the line over mid wicket, picks the gap perfectly to bring up the 200

The Heat have recorded the highest score this season to put the pressure right on the undefeated Hurricanes. We'll be back shortly for the chase.
Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (13 runs) Brisbane Heat 201/4

    • PJ Forrest 33 (18b 4x4)
    • MG Neser 0 (0b)
    • Naved-ul-Hasan 4-0-42-1
    • XJ Doherty 4-0-39-0
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