Big Bash League

Perth Scorchers v Adelaide Strikers

Perth Scorchers won by 42 runs

Welcome to the sold out WACA for the vital game between the Scorchers and the Strikers. The Scorchers have won the toss and will bat first

0.1

Thomas to Gibbs, 1 run

0.2

Thomas to North, no run

0.3

Thomas to North, FOUR, flicked through square leg

0.4

Thomas to North, 1 run, driven straight back to the bowler who drops a tough chance

0.5

Thomas to Gibbs, no run

0.6

Thomas to Gibbs, no run

End of over 1 (6 runs) Perth Scorchers 6/0
HH Gibbs    1* (3b)      AC Thomas    1-0-6-0
MJ North    5* (3b 1x4)     

1.1

Drew to North, no run

1.2

Drew to North, no run, driven uppishly to mid off

1.3

Drew to North, 1 run, defended to point, poor throw from Ferguson gives away an overthrow

1.4

Drew to Gibbs, FOUR, short on middle, pulled through mid wicket, great shot

1.5

Drew to Gibbs, no run, dances down the track and misses on the slog to the leg side

1.6

Drew to Gibbs, (no ball) FOUR, short and wide of off, slashes through gully and a free hit coming up

1.6

Drew to Gibbs, FOUR, takes full advantage going inside out over cover, he loves that shot

End of over 2 (14 runs) Perth Scorchers 20/0
HH Gibbs    13* (7b 3x4)      BG Drew    1-0-14-0
MJ North    6* (6b 1x4)      AC Thomas    1-0-6-0

2.1

Thomas to North, FOUR, full on leg, flicked through fine leg, easy as you like

2.2

Thomas to North, 1 run, full and driven to mid off, Drew does well to dive and get a hand on it to save a boundary

2.3

Thomas to Gibbs, 1 run, short slower ball, pulls out to deep mid wicket, Salpietro can't quite get in to take the catch

2.4

Thomas to North, 1 run, guided down to third man

2.5

Thomas to Gibbs, 2 runs, advances dwon the wicket and lashes a wide one through cover

2.6

Thomas to Gibbs, no run, good slower ball yorker defended back to the bowler

End of over 3 (9 runs) Perth Scorchers 29/0
HH Gibbs    16* (10b 3x4)      AC Thomas    2-0-15-0
MJ North    12* (9b 2x4)      BG Drew    1-0-14-0

3.1

O'Brien to North, no run, full, gets forward playing for spin, it doesn't spin and it catches the edge

3.2

O'Brien to North, 1 run, worked to mid wicket

3.3

O'Brien to Gibbs, 1 run, length on leg, worked to square leg

3.4

O'Brien to North, no run, advances and drives straight back to the bowler who fields well

3.5

O'Brien to North, 1 wide, full and wide of off

3.5

O'Brien to North, no run, length outside off, tries to guide it but can't connect

3.6

O'Brien to North, no run, guided to short third man

End of over 4 (3 runs) Perth Scorchers 32/0
MJ North    13* (14b 2x4)      AW O'Brien    1-0-3-0
HH Gibbs    17* (11b 3x4)      AC Thomas    2-0-15-0

4.1

Salpietro to Gibbs, SIX, ooh, that's a loosener, full toss outside off and Gibbs goes deep over long on

4.2

Salpietro to Gibbs, FOUR, advances again and smashes over mid on

4.3

Salpietro to Gibbs, no run, side arm straighter one draws a leading edge out to cover, lands safely

4.4

Salpietro to Gibbs, 1 run, flicks through mid wicket

4.5

Salpietro to North, 1 run, worked to short fine leg

4.6

Salpietro to Gibbs, FOUR, full on off, inside out over cover with absolute ease

Gibbs clearly targeted the young Salpietro there and it worked well, 16 off the over

End of over 5 (16 runs) Perth Scorchers 48/0
HH Gibbs    32* (16b 5x4 1x6)      DR Salpietro    1-0-16-0
MJ North    14* (15b 2x4)      AW O'Brien    1-0-3-0

5.1

O'Brien to North, 1 run, bottom edges a cut shot to short third man

5.2

O'Brien to Gibbs, no run, short on off, waits on it and cuts it to cover

5.3

O'Brien to Gibbs, SIX, length on off, rocks back and smashes it over deep mid wicket, easy as you like

5.4

O'Brien to Gibbs, no run, full outside off with a bit of extra pace, well bowled

5.5

O'Brien to Gibbs, no run, short on leg, pulls, gets a bit of pad on it and it pops up in the air and the keeper takes it. Umpire initally gives it out caught behind, but the third umpire reverses it

5.6

O'Brien to Gibbs, no run, driven to cover

End of over 6 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 55/0
HH Gibbs    38* (21b 5x4 2x6)      AW O'Brien    2-0-10-0
MJ North    15* (16b 2x4)      DR Salpietro    1-0-16-0

6.1

Drew to North, FOUR, full on off, gets across and flicks it over short fine leg, great shot

6.2

Drew to North, 1 run, driven to deep cover

6.3

Drew to Gibbs, 1 run, full on leg, flicked to deep square leg

6.4

Drew to North, 1 run, dropped, full on off, top edges a slog sweep high to square leg, Muirhead runs back and drops what he probably should have taken

6.5

Drew to Gibbs, 1 run, driven to long off

6.6

Drew to North, FOUR, full on leg, steps across and flicks fine of short fine leg

End of over 7 (12 runs) Perth Scorchers 67/0
MJ North    25* (20b 4x4)      BG Drew    2-0-26-0
HH Gibbs    40* (23b 5x4 2x6)      AW O'Brien    2-0-10-0

7.1

Salpietro to Gibbs, no run, darted in outside off, defends back to the bowler

7.2

Salpietro to Gibbs, 1 run, slog sweep out to deep mid wicket, along the ground all the way

7.3

Salpietro to North, 1 run, slower and flighted this time, driven to long on

7.4

Salpietro to Gibbs, 1 run, full and driven to long off

7.5

Salpietro to North, no run, advances down the wicket, gets beaten in flight and ends up kicking it away to avoid the stumping

7.6

Salpietro to North, no run, guided to short third man

End of over 8 (3 runs) Perth Scorchers 70/0
MJ North    26* (23b 4x4)      DR Salpietro    2-0-19-0
HH Gibbs    42* (26b 5x4 2x6)      BG Drew    2-0-26-0

8.1

Harris to Gibbs, FOUR, full toss outside off, easily dispatched through point, poor delivery

8.2

Harris to Gibbs, FOUR, another full toss outside off, guides wide of short third man with ease to bring up his 50

8.3

Harris to Gibbs, 1 run, full toss pulled to deep mid wicket

8.4

Harris to North, 1 run, full toss on leg, flicked to fine leg

8.5

Harris to Gibbs, 1 no ball, full toss outside off, called too high. He's bowled five full tosses in a row!

8.5

Harris to Gibbs, no run, great yorker outside off this time

8.6

Harris to Gibbs, FOUR, full toss outside off, drives down to third man and Muirhead makes a meal of it on the rope, poor fielding

End of over 9 (15 runs) Perth Scorchers 85/0
HH Gibbs    55* (32b 8x4 2x6)      DJ Harris    1-0-15-0
MJ North    27* (24b 4x4)      DR Salpietro    2-0-19-0

9.1

Salpietro to North, 2 runs, full on leg, advances and flicks high over mid wicket, lands safely

9.2

Salpietro to North, 2 runs, full outside off, gets across and paddle sweeps down to fine leg

9.3

Salpietro to North, 1 run, revers sweep attempt comes right off the toe and out to cover

9.4

Salpietro to Gibbs, 1 run, slog sweeps out to mid wicket, Harris fields on the first bounce

9.5

Salpietro to North, 1 run, cut to deep point

9.6

Salpietro to Gibbs, 1 run, rocks back and cuts to deep cover

End of over 10 (8 runs) Perth Scorchers 93/0
HH Gibbs    57* (34b 8x4 2x6)      DR Salpietro    3-0-27-0
MJ North    33* (28b 4x4)      DJ Harris    1-0-15-0

10.1

Drew to Gibbs, no run, full on leg, backs away and drives to mid wicket

10.2

Drew to Gibbs, no run, good bouncer, ducks under it

10.3

Drew to Gibbs, FOUR, full outside off, thick outside edge down to third man, Borgas can't quite save it on the rope

10.4

Drew to Gibbs, no run, good slower ball beats Gibbs as he tries to slog sweep

10.5

Drew to Gibbs, FOUR, low full toss on middle, gets across and flicks over short fine leg, brilliant shot, would have bowled hiim had he missed it

10.6

Drew to Gibbs, no run, full outside off, driven to point

End of over 11 (8 runs) Perth Scorchers 101/0
HH Gibbs    65* (40b 10x4 2x6)      BG Drew    3-0-34-0
MJ North    33* (28b 4x4)      DR Salpietro    3-0-27-0

11.1

Muirhead to North, 1 run, short and wide of off, cuts to deep cover

11.2

Muirhead to Gibbs, OUT, nicely bowled, flights it up and gets some dip late, Gibbs doesn't get to the pitch of it and drives to long off, easy catch for Borgas

HH Gibbs c Borgas b Muirhead 65 (41b 10x4 2x6) SR: 158.53

11.3

Muirhead to North, 1 run, flighted wrong'un, worked to square leg

11.4

Muirhead to Marsh, 1 run, worked to square leg

11.5

Muirhead to North, no run, cut to backward point

11.6

Muirhead to North, 1 run, flicked to deep mid wicket

End of over 12 (4 runs) Perth Scorchers 105/1
MJ North    36* (32b 4x4)      JM Muirhead    1-0-4-1
MR Marsh    1* (1b)      BG Drew    3-0-34-0

12.1

O'Brien to North, 1 run, full on leg, flicked through mid wicket

12.2

O'Brien to Marsh, no run, full and driven to cover

12.3

O'Brien to Marsh, no run, full and defended to cover

12.4

O'Brien to Marsh, 1 run, full and driven to long off

12.5

O'Brien to North, no run, cut to point, can't pierce the field

12.6

O'Brien to North, 1 run, yorker dug out to cover, Klinger fields but throws to the wrong end, would have had Marsh at the striker's end

End of over 13 (3 runs) Perth Scorchers 108/1
MJ North    38* (35b 4x4)      AW O'Brien    3-0-13-0
MR Marsh    2* (4b)      JM Muirhead    1-0-4-1

13.1

Muirhead to North, 2 runs, flicked through mid wicket

13.2

Muirhead to North, FOUR, advances and drives down to long on

13.3

Muirhead to North, SIX, BANG, out of the ground! Uses his feet and smashes this one deep over mid wicket and onto the roof of the stand to bring up his 50

13.4

Muirhead to North, 1 run, worked to mid wicket

13.5

Muirhead to Marsh, no run, nicely flighted outside off, left alone

13.6

Muirhead to Marsh, 1 run, full and driven to long off

End of over 14 (14 runs) Perth Scorchers 122/1
MR Marsh    3* (6b)      JM Muirhead    2-0-18-1
MJ North    51* (39b 5x4 1x6)      AW O'Brien    3-0-13-0

14.1

Thomas to Marsh, no run, slower ball beats the bat outside off

14.2

Thomas to Marsh, no run, slower ball has Marsh through the pull shot too soon, hits the stomach

14.3

Thomas to Marsh, FOUR, short on leg, pulled down to backward square leg

14.4

Thomas to Marsh, 1 run, slower ball defended to point

14.5

Thomas to North, no run, full outside off, beats the driving edge

14.6

Thomas to North, 1 run, driven to deep cover

End of over 15 (6 runs) Perth Scorchers 128/1
MJ North    52* (41b 5x4 1x6)      AC Thomas    3-0-21-0
MR Marsh    8* (10b 1x4)      JM Muirhead    2-0-18-1

15.1

Salpietro to North, no run, flighted and slower, beats him in the air as he tries to go over long on, can't connect

15.2

Salpietro to North, SIX, gets to the pitch of this one and sends it deep over long off, great shot

15.3

Salpietro to North, 1 run, pulled to deep mid wicket

15.4

Salpietro to Marsh, 1 run, flicked to mid wicket

15.5

Salpietro to North, 2 runs, full, advances and inside edges to square leg

15.6

Salpietro to North, no run, goes down for the sweep but can't connect

End of over 16 (10 runs) Perth Scorchers 138/1
MJ North    61* (46b 5x4 2x6)      DR Salpietro    4-0-37-0
MR Marsh    9* (11b 1x4)      AC Thomas    3-0-21-0

16.1

Drew to Marsh, 1 run, short on off, top edges to short mid wicket, O'Brien can't quite reach it

16.2

Drew to North, 1 run, yorker dug out to long on

16.3

Drew to Marsh, OUT, short on off, tries to guide to third man and gets a feather edge through to the keeper

MR Marsh c †Crosthwaite b Drew 10 (13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 76.92

16.4

Drew to Collingwood, 1 leg bye, off the pad to square leg, the fielder shies as Collingwood had started off for a run, misses the stumps and they get an overthrow

16.5

Drew to North, 1 run, yorker dug out to long off

16.6

Drew to Collingwood, 1 leg bye, off the thigh pad to square leg

End of over 17 (5 runs) Perth Scorchers 143/2
PD Collingwood    0* (2b)      BG Drew    4-0-37-1
MJ North    63* (48b 5x4 2x6)      DR Salpietro    4-0-37-0

17.1

Muirhead to Collingwood, FOUR, full and driven to long on, shocking ifelding on the rope sees it go over the boundary

17.2

Muirhead to Collingwood, SIX, advances down the wicket and smashes it over long on, great shot

17.3

Muirhead to Collingwood, 2 runs, full and driven wide of long on

17.4

Muirhead to Collingwood, SIX, advances down the wicket and gets it very high over deep mid wicket, just clears the rope

17.5

Muirhead to Collingwood, OUT, tries to go again but this time picks out Cooper at long on

PD Collingwood c Cooper b Muirhead 18 (7b 1x4 2x6) SR: 257.14

17.6

Muirhead to North, 1 run

End of over 18 (19 runs) Perth Scorchers 162/3
MJ North    64* (49b 5x4 2x6)      JM Muirhead    3-0-37-2
SM Katich    0* (0b)      BG Drew    4-0-37-1

18.1

Thomas to North, 1 run, full on leg, flicked through mid wicket

18.2

Thomas to Katich, 1 run, full and driven through the bowler's hands, down to long off, along the ground all the way

18.3

Thomas to North, FOUR, full about two feet outside off, gets across and whips it through square leg, quite an incredible shot

18.4

Thomas to North, 1 run, OUT, dropped, low full toss driven high to long on where Drew drops a sitter. Butters up well though and his rocket arm has North run out at the striker's end

MJ North run out 70 (52b 6x4 2x6) SR: 134.61

18.5

Thomas to Ronchi, OUT, slower ball outside off, skies the drive out to deep cover, good catch by Ferguson diving forward

L Ronchi c Ferguson b Thomas 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

18.6

Thomas to Katich, FOUR, low full toss outside off, driven just over cover's head, Klinger couldn't reach it at full stretch

End of over 19 (11 runs) Perth Scorchers 173/5
SM Katich    5* (2b 1x4)      AC Thomas    4-0-32-1
NJ Rimmington    0* (0b)      JM Muirhead    3-0-37-2

19.1

O'Brien to Rimmington, 1 run, driven to long on

19.2

O'Brien to Katich, 2 runs, yorker dug out to long on, well fielded with the throw right above the bails, but the running is even better and they get home

19.3

O'Brien to Katich, no run, defended back to the bowler, O'Brien fields and turns around to try to run Rimmington out, he gets back though

19.4

O'Brien to Katich, 2 runs, flicked through square leg, well run

19.5

O'Brien to Katich, FOUR, full outside off, thick outside edge goes inches over short third man's head

19.6

O'Brien to Katich, 2 runs, flicked to square leg and again well run by Katich who was going to the danger end

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (11 runs) Perth Scorchers 184/5
SM Katich    15* (7b 2x4)      AW O'Brien    4-0-24-0
NJ Rimmington    1* (1b)      AC Thomas    4-0-32-1
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Photos

Jan 8, 2012

Herschelle Gibbs hit 65 for Perth Scorchers, Perth Scorchers v Adelaide Strikers, BBL, Perth, January 8, 2012

Herschelle Gibbs hit 65 for Perth Scorchers

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Jan 8, 2012

Brad Hogg sets off his celebrations, Perth Scorchers v Adelaide Strikers, BBL, Perth, January 8, 2012

Brad Hogg sets off his celebrations

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