Big Bash League

Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades

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

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

Melbourne Stars 5/0   LJ Wright 4* (1b 1x4)   GJ Maxwell 0.3-0-5-0

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)   GJ Maxwell 1-0-11-0

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

Melbourne Stars 16/0   LJ Wright 14* (5b 3x4)   DP Nannes 0.2-0-5-0

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

Melbourne Stars 28/0   LJ Wright 21* (9b 4x4)   SW Tait 0.2-0-4-0

2.4

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

Melbourne Stars 33/0   LJ Wright 25* (11b 5x4)   SW Tait 0.4-0-9-0

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

Melbourne Stars 67/3   GJ Bailey 7* (3b 1x4)   Shahid Afridi 0.4-0-5-0

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

Melbourne Stars 81/3   DJ Hussey 21* (20b 1x4 1x6)   AB McDonald 0.1-0-4-0

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

Melbourne Stars 91/3   GJ Bailey 18* (14b 2x4)   Shahid Afridi 2.4-0-16-0

12.1

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

Melbourne Stars 97/3   DJ Hussey 30* (27b 2x4 1x6)   AB McDonald 1.1-0-11-0

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

Melbourne Stars 103/3   DJ Hussey 35* (29b 3x4 1x6)   AB McDonald 1.4-0-17-0

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)   SM Harwood 3-0-21-1
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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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