Big Bash League

Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades

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

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

7.4

Shahid Afridi to Bailey, FOUR, good length ball outside the off stump. Bailey rocks back and guides this cut shot in the gap between backward point and short third-man for a boundary. Very good shot

7.5

Shahid Afridi to Bailey, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Bailey cuts it and doesn't find the gap this time

7.6

Shahid Afridi to Bailey, no run, quicker one on the leg stump line. Bailey pushes it to short fine-leg

Melbourne Stars 67/3   Shahid Afridi 1-0-5-0

9.1

Shahid Afridi to Bailey, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Bailey drives it to long-off for a single

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

9.5

Shahid Afridi to Bailey, no run, googly from outside the off stump. Bailey is looking to force a drive off the backfoot and is beaten. He is hit on the backpad outside the off stump. Lucky Bailey

9.6

Shahid Afridi to Bailey, 2 runs, fuller ball on the leg stump. Bailey turns it to fine-leg for a couple

Melbourne Stars 77/3   Shahid Afridi 2-0-9-0

11.1

Shahid Afridi to Hussey, 1 run

11.2

Shahid Afridi to Bailey, 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

11.4

Shahid Afridi to Bailey, FOUR, short ball on the middle and leg. Bailey pulls it to fine-leg for a boundary. They need a few more of those to get a respectable total

11.5

Shahid Afridi to Bailey, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump. Bailey steers it to short third-man 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   Shahid Afridi 3-0-18-0

15.1

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

15.2

Shahid Afridi to Bailey, OUT, and the partnership is broken. Afridi bowls a quicker one on the middle stump. Bailey looks to cut and is beaten. The ball hits the flap of the front pad and Manou fumbles with his take. Bailey's momentum carries him forward and Manou is quick to whip the bails off. He is out either way and is adjudged LBW

GJ Bailey lbw b Shahid Afridi 24 (38m 21b 2x4 0x6) SR: 114.28

15.3

Shahid Afridi to Wade, 1 run, pushes it to the leg side and gets off the mark

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

15.6

Shahid Afridi to Faulkner, no run

Melbourne Stars 125/5   Shahid Afridi 4-0-20-2
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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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