Big Bash League

Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades

Melbourne Stars won by 11 runs (D/L method)

4.6

Tait to Hussey, no run

Melbourne Stars 44/2   DJ Hussey 0* (1b)

5.5

Nannes to Hussey, no run

5.6

Nannes to Hussey, no run

Melbourne Stars 44/3   DJ Hussey 0* (3b)

6.2

Tait to Hussey, 2 runs, cuts it to deep point for a couple

6.3

Tait to Hussey, no run, comes forward and pushes it to the off side

6.4

Tait to Hussey, SIX, short ball outside the off stump. Finally, Hussey gets going as he upper cuts it over third-man fence for the second six of the evening

6.5

Tait to Hussey, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Tait nearly has the Meth moment as he turns his back at the last moment and gets hit on the back of his shoulder

6.6

Tait to Hussey, 1 no ball, oversteps and bowls a fuller ball. Hussey defends it back to the bowler

6.6

Tait to Hussey, (no ball) 3 runs, waist high full-toss as Hussey pulls it to deep midwicket for three runs

Melbourne Stars 59/3   DJ Hussey 11* (9b 1x6)

7.1

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, no run, short outside the off stump. Hussey cuts it to point

7.2

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, no run

7.3

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Hussey drives it to sweeper cover for a single

Melbourne Stars 63/3   DJ Hussey 12* (12b 1x6)

8.1

Harwood to Hussey, 2 runs, fuller ball on the leg stump. Hussey pushes it to mid-on and sets off for the single. An overthrow allows them a couple

8.2

Harwood to Hussey, 1 run, steers it to third-man for a single

8.4

Harwood to Hussey, 1 run, steers it to third-man for a single

8.6

Harwood to Hussey, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Hussey makes room and looks to cut it away. He gets an outside edge that falls short of the keeper

Melbourne Stars 73/3   DJ Hussey 16* (16b 1x6)

9.2

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, no run, good length outside off. Hussey gives it the respect it deserves as he comes forward and defends it

9.3

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, no run, on the leg stump. Hussey looks to force it away on the leg side and gets struck on the pads

9.4

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, 1 run

Melbourne Stars 75/3   DJ Hussey 17* (19b 1x6)

10.1

McDonald to Hussey, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Hussey looks to have a slog and gets an outside edge to third-man for a boundary

10.2

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

10.3

McDonald to Hussey, 1 run, pushes to long-on for a single

10.5

McDonald to Hussey, 1 run

Melbourne Stars 84/3   DJ Hussey 23* (23b 1x4 1x6)

11.1

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, 1 run

11.3

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, 1 run, good length ball on the leg stump. Hussey forces it to the leg side and sets off for a single

11.6

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, 1 run, fuller on the leg stump. Hussey lofts it to long-on for another single. Probably they are waiting for the pace bowlers to come on to hit out

Melbourne Stars 93/3   DJ Hussey 26* (26b 1x4 1x6)

12.1

McDonald to Hussey, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Hussey cuts it over the point fielder for a boundary

12.2

McDonald to Hussey, 1 run

12.4

McDonald to Hussey, FOUR, Short ball outside the off stump. Stars are getting to know that the Partnerships can work wonders as it allows the batsmen to go for their shots. Hussey late-cuts this to third-man for a boundary

12.5

McDonald to Hussey, 2 runs, short outside the off stump. Hussey steers it to third-man for a couple

12.6

McDonald to Hussey, 1 run, pushes it to the leg side and retains the strike

Melbourne Stars 106/3   DJ Hussey 38* (31b 3x4 1x6)

13.1

Harwood to Hussey, 1 run, fuller ball on the middle stump. Hussey closes the face of the bat on that one and turns it to midwicket for a single

13.4

Harwood to Hussey, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Hussey moves across and looks to cut it and is beaten

13.5

Harwood to Hussey, 2 runs, short ball outside the off stump. Hussey moves back and lofts it to sweeper cover for a couple

13.6

Harwood to Hussey, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Hussey makes room and smashes it to sweeper cover for a boundary

Melbourne Stars 114/3   DJ Hussey 45* (35b 4x4 1x6)

14.3

Nannes to Hussey, 1 wide, wide is the call from the umpire as it sails over the batsman's head

14.3

Nannes to Hussey, 2 runs, fuller on the leg stump. Hussey comes down the track and lofts it to sweeper cover for a couple

14.4

Nannes to Hussey, no run, fuller ball on the leg stump. Hussey looks to flick it away and the ball hits the pad

14.5

Nannes to Hussey, 2 runs, short ball on the leg stump. Hussey comes down the track and pulls it to deep midwicket for a couple

14.6

Nannes to Hussey, 1 run, fuller ball on the off stump. David Hussey's golden run at the MCG in T20 matches continues as he pushes it to long-on for a single and gets to his half-century

Melbourne Stars 123/3   DJ Hussey 50* (39b 4x4 1x6)

15.1

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to the leg side for a single

15.4

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, no run

15.5

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, OUT, Hussey goes! Afridi pitches it short and Hussey goes for the cut shot. McDonald dives to his left and takes the catch. Stars are slipping at a crucial moment

DJ Hussey c McDonald b Shahid Afridi 51 (45m 42b 4x4 1x6) SR: 121.42

15.5

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, OUT, Hussey goes! Afridi pitches it short and Hussey goes for the cut shot. McDonald dives to his left and takes the catch. Stars are slipping at a crucial moment

DJ Hussey c McDonald b Shahid Afridi 51 (45m 42b 4x4 1x6) SR: 121.42

Melbourne Stars 125/5   DJ Hussey 51 (42b 4x4 1x6)
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Photos

Jan 7, 2012

David Hussey celebrates the dismissal of Brad Hodge, Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne Stars, BBL 2011-12, Melbourne, January 7, 2012

David Hussey celebrates the dismissal of Brad Hodge

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Jan 7, 2012

David Hussey works one behind square on the leg side, Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne Stars, BBL 2011-12, Melbourne, January 7, 2012

David Hussey works one behind square on the leg side

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