Big Bash League, Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades at Melbourne, Jan 7, 2012
Melbourne Stars won by 11 runs (D/L method)
7 January 2012 - night match (20-over match)
0.3

Maxwell to Wright, FOUR, tossed up ball outside the off stump. Wright waits for the ball to arrive and smashes it past cover for a boundary

0.4

Maxwell to Wright, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Wrigth attempts a similar shot that got him the boundary and misses

0.5

Maxwell to Wright, 2 runs, fuller ball outside the off stump. Wright opens the face of the tha bat at the last moment and runs it down to third-man for a couple

0.6

Maxwell to Wright, FOUR, width outside the off stump. Wright is severe on the bowlers who give him the width to free his arms. He does the same and smashes another boundary to sweeper cover

Melbourne Stars 11/0   LJ Wright 10* (4b 2x4)
1.2

Nannes to Wright, FOUR, how good a touch is Luke Wright in, today? Shorter ball on the middle stump. He opens his stance and gets the cut shot going. It's his third boundary in five balls

1.3

Nannes to Wright, no run, now that's what happens if an unorthodox batsman tries to appease the purists. Nannes bowled pretty much similar to what he did of the second ball. Wright wants to drive by getting his frontfoot to the pitch of the ball and is beaten

1.4

Nannes to Wright, no run, cuts a short ball to point

1.5

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

1.5

Nannes to Wright, 3 runs, fuller ball on the middle stump. Wright makes room and mops that to deep square-leg for three runs

Melbourne Stars 20/0   LJ Wright 17* (8b 3x4)
2.2

Tait to Wright, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. He succeeds in dragging Wright into the drive. He gets an outside edge over the slip cordon for a boundary

2.3

Tait to Wright, no run, now beats him all ends up with a delivery that comes in. Wright is looking to make room and Tait chases him. Wright doesn't have any idea of the ball. He is beaten and lets out a wry smile

2.4

Tait to Wright, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

2.4

Tait to Wright, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Wright deliberately plays it in the air and gets his fifth boundary

2.5

Tait to Wright, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Wright makes room and looks to go inside out. He misses

2.6

Tait to Wright, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Wright looks to defend it and the last minute movement beats the outside edge

Melbourne Stars 33/0   LJ Wright 25* (13b 5x4)
3.3

Harwood to Wright, no run

3.4

Harwood to Wright, no run

3.5

Harwood to Wright, OUT, Afridi makes up for the misfield in the Nannes over. Harwood bowls it short outside the off stump. Wright comes forward and drives it to cover. Afridi dives forward and takes the catch. As usual, the arms are aloft after taking the catch

LJ Wright c Shahid Afridi b Harwood 25 (20m 16b 5x4 0x6) SR: 156.25

Melbourne Stars 40/1   LJ Wright 25 (16b 5x4)
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