Big Bash League

Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Sixers

Sydney Sixers won by 64 runs

0.1

Lee to Klinger, no run, leans forward and drives to point.

0.2

Lee to Klinger, OUT, full on the legs and flicked in the air behind square leg and MacGill takes the catch low down.

M Klinger c MacGill b Lee 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.3

Lee to Blizzard, no run, wide outside the off stump, goes after it and misses it.

0.4

Lee to Blizzard, 1 run, turns it through square leg for a single.

0.5

Lee to Harris, 1 run

0.6

Lee to Blizzard, 1 run, plays to square leg for a single.

End of over 1 (3 runs) Adelaide Strikers 3/1 (149 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 3.00, RRR: 7.84)
AC Blizzard    2* (3b)      B Lee    1-0-3-1
DJ Harris    1* (1b)     

1.1

Thornely to Blizzard, no run, pushes to the off side.

1.2

Thornely to Blizzard, no run, cut behind point.

1.3

Thornely to Blizzard, FOUR, hit in the air down the ground to long off fence.

1.4

Thornely to Blizzard, no run, cut hard to cover.

1.5

Thornely to Blizzard, no run, pushes it back to the bowler.

1.6

Thornely to Blizzard, no run, cuts and misses.

End of over 2 (4 runs) Adelaide Strikers 7/1 (145 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 3.50, RRR: 8.05)
AC Blizzard    6* (9b 1x4)      DJ Thornely    1-0-4-0
DJ Harris    1* (1b)      B Lee    1-0-3-1

2.1

Lee to Harris, 2 runs, pushes through the off side.

2.2

Lee to Harris, no run, swinging away outside the off stump, was the slower delivery.

2.3

Lee to Harris, no run, plays and misses, was in no position to play that.

2.4

Lee to Harris, FOUR, short ball pulled to midwicket fence.

2.5

Lee to Harris, 1 run, cramps him for room, gets an inside edge onto the track and they scamper through for a single, Lee slides and does well but cannot prevent the single.

2.6

Lee to Blizzard, SIX, slam bang, wonderful strike, pulls it well over the midwicket fence.

End of over 3 (13 runs) Adelaide Strikers 20/1 (132 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 6.66, RRR: 7.76)
AC Blizzard    12* (10b 1x4 1x6)      B Lee    2-0-16-1
DJ Harris    8* (6b 1x4)      DJ Thornely    1-0-4-0

3.1

Henriques to Harris, no run, driven hard along the track, Henriques does well to get his leg in the way.

3.2

Henriques to Harris, 1 leg bye, slower delivery and Harris misses it, they scamper for a leg bye, Henriques misses the stumps.

3.3

Henriques to Blizzard, 1 run, hit hard to mid-off.

3.4

Henriques to Harris, no run, pushes firmly to cover.

3.5

Henriques to Harris, 1 run, full delivery driven hard to mid-on.

3.6

Henriques to Blizzard, FOUR, slower delivery and cut hard through covers to the fence.

End of over 4 (7 runs) Adelaide Strikers 27/1 (125 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 6.75, RRR: 7.81)
AC Blizzard    17* (12b 2x4 1x6)      MC Henriques    1-0-6-0
DJ Harris    9* (10b 1x4)      B Lee    2-0-16-1

4.1

O'Keefe to Harris, no run, pushes to the onside.

4.2

O'Keefe to Harris, OUT, down the track and misses the shot through the off side and misses it and gets bowled.

DJ Harris b O'Keefe 9 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

4.3

O'Keefe to Cooper, 1 run, mistimes the shot to the off side.

4.4

O'Keefe to Blizzard, no run, turned away to the onside.

4.5

O'Keefe to Blizzard, no run, cut away straight to the fielder at point.

4.6

O'Keefe to Blizzard, 1 run, pushes to mid-on for a single.

End of over 5 (2 runs) Adelaide Strikers 29/2 (123 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 5.80, RRR: 8.20)
AC Blizzard    18* (15b 2x4 1x6)      SNJ O'Keefe    1-0-2-1
TLW Cooper    1* (1b)      MC Henriques    1-0-6-0

5.1

McCullum to Blizzard, no run, cut behind point.

5.2

McCullum to Blizzard, FOUR, swings it high in the air over mid-on to the fence for a boundary.

5.3

McCullum to Blizzard, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

5.4

McCullum to Cooper, OUT, swings and hits in the air to midwicket and Smith gobbles up the catch.

TLW Cooper c Smith b McCullum 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

5.5

McCullum to Borgas, no run, pushes to the onside to midwicket.

5.6

McCullum to Borgas, 2 runs, nudges through square leg for couple of runs.

End of over 6 (7 runs) Adelaide Strikers 36/3 (116 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 6.00, RRR: 8.28)
CJ Borgas    2* (2b)      NL McCullum    1-0-7-1
AC Blizzard    23* (18b 3x4 1x6)      SNJ O'Keefe    1-0-2-1

6.1

O'Keefe to Blizzard, 3 runs, full on the legs and played down to fine leg, MacGill chases it down, dives and saves a run.

6.2

O'Keefe to Borgas, 1 run, comes forward and pushes to point.

6.3

O'Keefe to Blizzard, 1 run, turned away through the onside to deep midwicket.

6.4

O'Keefe to Borgas, 1 run, turned behind square leg.

6.5

O'Keefe to Blizzard, OUT, chips in the air to short midwicket and Smith takes his second catch.

AC Blizzard c Smith b O'Keefe 27 (21b 3x4 1x6) SR: 128.57

6.6

O'Keefe to O'Brien, 1 run, mistimes the shot and picks up a single.

End of over 7 (7 runs) Adelaide Strikers 43/4 (109 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 6.14, RRR: 8.38)
AW O'Brien    1* (1b)      SNJ O'Keefe    2-0-9-2
CJ Borgas    4* (4b)      NL McCullum    1-0-7-1

7.1

McCullum to O'Brien, OUT, fires in a quicker delivery from round the wicket, plays forward down the wrong line, loud appeal and given.

AW O'Brien lbw b McCullum 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Half the side gone and Strikers are in deep trouble.

7.2

McCullum to Crosthwaite, no run, slides off the bat to short third man.

7.3

McCullum to Crosthwaite, no run, defends to the off side.

7.4

McCullum to Crosthwaite, no run, defends down the track.

We have slip in place, Smith.

7.5

McCullum to Crosthwaite, 1 run, works to the vacant midwicket for a single.

7.6

McCullum to Borgas, no run, turned to the onside to midwicket.

End of over 8 (1 run) Adelaide Strikers 44/5 (108 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 5.50, RRR: 9.00)
CJ Borgas    4* (5b)      NL McCullum    2-0-8-2
AJ Crosthwaite    1* (4b)      SNJ O'Keefe    2-0-9-2

8.1

MacGill to Crosthwaite, 1 run, cut away to the sweeper on the off side.

8.2

MacGill to Borgas, 2 runs, too short and pulled to deep midwicket, Lee fires in the throw.

8.3

MacGill to Borgas, 1 run, worked to deep midwicket.

8.4

MacGill to Crosthwaite, no run, mistimes the shot to short extra cover.

8.5

MacGill to Crosthwaite, no run, punches to the off side to extra cover.

8.6

MacGill to Crosthwaite, 1 run, punches down the ground to long on.

End of over 9 (5 runs) Adelaide Strikers 49/5 (103 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 5.44, RRR: 9.36)
AJ Crosthwaite    3* (8b)      SCG MacGill    1-0-5-0
CJ Borgas    7* (7b)      NL McCullum    2-0-8-2

9.1

O'Keefe to Crosthwaite, 1 run, works through square leg.

9.2

O'Keefe to Borgas, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

9.3

O'Keefe to Crosthwaite, 1 run, full toss driven along the ground to deep extra cover.

9.4

O'Keefe to Borgas, OUT, tossed up wide outside the off stump and Borgas plays all around it and misses it, Nevill collects the ball and gets rid of the stumps.

CJ Borgas st †Nevill b O'Keefe 8 (9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 88.88

9.5

O'Keefe to Drew, 3 wides, down the leg side.

9.5

O'Keefe to Drew, 1 run, worked to wide long on.

9.6

O'Keefe to Crosthwaite, no run, dabs it to short third man.

End of over 10 (7 runs) Adelaide Strikers 56/6 (96 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 5.60, RRR: 9.60)
AJ Crosthwaite    5* (11b)      SNJ O'Keefe    3-0-16-3
BG Drew    1* (1b)      SCG MacGill    1-0-5-0

10.1

MacGill to Drew, no run, mistimes the drive to the off side.

10.2

MacGill to Drew, no run, spins a long way and lets it go.

10.3

MacGill to Drew, no run, once again wide outside the off stump, left again.

10.4

MacGill to Drew, 1 wide, spins too wide.

10.4

MacGill to Drew, 2 runs, drives hard through extra cover.

10.5

MacGill to Drew, no run, spins away and beats the outside edge.

10.6

MacGill to Drew, no run, off the pad to square leg.

End of over 11 (3 runs) Adelaide Strikers 59/6 (93 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 5.36, RRR: 10.33)
BG Drew    3* (7b)      SCG MacGill    2-0-8-0
AJ Crosthwaite    5* (11b)      SNJ O'Keefe    3-0-16-3

11.1

Smith to Crosthwaite, FOUR, full toss and juicy it was, driven nicely in the gap to the cover fence.

11.2

Smith to Crosthwaite, 1 run, driven down the ground to wide long on.

11.3

Smith to Drew, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

11.4

Smith to Crosthwaite, no run, pushes to the off side.

11.5

Smith to Crosthwaite, 1 leg bye, off the pad to the onside.

11.6

Smith to Drew, 1 run, was the googly and played to short third man.

End of over 12 (8 runs) Adelaide Strikers 67/6 (85 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 5.58, RRR: 10.62)
BG Drew    5* (9b)      SPD Smith    1-0-7-0
AJ Crosthwaite    10* (15b 1x4)      SCG MacGill    2-0-8-0

12.1

MacGill to Drew, no run, play across the line and misses.

12.2

MacGill to Drew, OUT, was the straight delivery and Drew looking for the reverse sweep, misses and is struck right in front of the stumps, loud appeal and given.

BG Drew lbw b MacGill 5 (11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 45.45

12.3

MacGill to Salpietro, no run, comes forward and looks to defend, off the pad.

12.4

MacGill to Salpietro, no run, cuts it behind point.

12.5

MacGill to Salpietro, 1 run, short ball pulled to deep square leg.

12.6

MacGill to Crosthwaite, 1 run, played down the ground to deep mid-off.

End of over 13 (2 runs) Adelaide Strikers 69/7 (83 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 5.30, RRR: 11.85)
AJ Crosthwaite    11* (16b 1x4)      SCG MacGill    3-0-10-1
DR Salpietro    1* (3b)      SPD Smith    1-0-7-0

13.1

Smith to Crosthwaite, no run, driven back to the bowler.

13.2

Smith to Crosthwaite, no run, defends from the crease and plays to the off side.

13.3

Smith to Crosthwaite, 1 run, pushes to wide deep mid-on.

Lot of sea gulls at the ground, picking up the bugs attracted by the light.

13.4

Smith to Salpietro, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

13.5

Smith to Crosthwaite, 1 run, almost yorked himself up, digs it out behind the wicket on the onside.

13.6

Smith to Salpietro, 1 run, works it behind square leg.

End of over 14 (4 runs) Adelaide Strikers 73/7 (79 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 5.21, RRR: 13.16)
DR Salpietro    3* (5b)      SPD Smith    2-0-11-0
AJ Crosthwaite    13* (20b 1x4)      SCG MacGill    3-0-10-1

14.1

MacGill to Salpietro, no run, uses his feet and works to the onside.

14.2

MacGill to Salpietro, 1 run, cut to the sweeper for a single.

14.3

MacGill to Crosthwaite, OUT, tossed up and bit shorter, down the wicket and hits it in the air to wide long off and Henriques takes the catch.

AJ Crosthwaite c Henriques b MacGill 13 (21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 61.90

14.4

MacGill to Salpietro, no run, googly and extra bounce, that kicks up and takes the handle, lobs up on the track in front of him and MacGill dives and does not reach it.

14.5

MacGill to Salpietro, no run, that keeps very low, almost bounced twice before it reached the batsman.

14.6

MacGill to Salpietro, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

End of over 15 (2 runs) Adelaide Strikers 75/8 (77 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 5.00, RRR: 15.40)
DR Salpietro    5* (10b)      SCG MacGill    4-0-12-2
KW Richardson    0* (0b)      SPD Smith    2-0-11-0

15.1

Smith to Salpietro, 1 run

15.2

Smith to Richardson, OUT, full toss hit in the air down the throat of Henriques at long on.

KW Richardson c Henriques b Smith 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

15.3

Smith to Salpietro, no run, looking to work it through the onside, takes it on the pad.

15.4

Smith to Salpietro, 1 run, uses his feet and works to deep midwicket.

15.5

Smith to Thomas, 1 run, prods forward defensively, an overthrow.

Lee lobs up the ball over Smith and gives away the overthrow.

15.6

Smith to Salpietro, 2 runs, worked forward of square leg.

End of over 16 (5 runs) Adelaide Strikers 80/9 (72 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 5.00, RRR: 18.00)
DR Salpietro    9* (14b)      SPD Smith    3-0-16-1
AC Thomas    1* (1b)      SCG MacGill    4-0-12-2

16.1

O'Keefe to Thomas, 1 run, pushes to the left of extra cover for a single.

16.2

O'Keefe to Salpietro, 1 run, cuts and gets it down to short third man.

16.3

O'Keefe to Thomas, 1 run, sweeps behind square leg.

16.4

O'Keefe to Salpietro, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

16.5

O'Keefe to Thomas, no run, down the leg side

16.6

O'Keefe to Thomas, no run, defends to the onside, keeper quickly onto the ball.

End of over 17 (4 runs) Adelaide Strikers 84/9 (68 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 4.94, RRR: 22.66)
AC Thomas    3* (5b)      SNJ O'Keefe    4-0-20-3
DR Salpietro    11* (16b)      SPD Smith    3-0-16-1

17.1

Smith to Salpietro, no run, uses his feet and pushes to the onside.

17.2

Smith to Salpietro, no run, full toss and mistimed to the off side.

17.3

Smith to Salpietro, no run, uses his feet and drives to the off side.

17.4

Smith to Salpietro, 1 run, mistimes the pull behind square leg.

17.5

Smith to Thomas, no run, driven to the off side.

17.6

Smith to Thomas, 1 run, sweeps behind square leg.

End of over 18 (2 runs) Adelaide Strikers 86/9 (66 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 4.77, RRR: 33.00)
AC Thomas    4* (7b)      SPD Smith    4-0-18-1
DR Salpietro    12* (20b)      SNJ O'Keefe    4-0-20-3

18.1

Lee to Thomas, no run, in the block-hole outside the off stump, digs it out.

18.2

Lee to Thomas, no run, good short delivery outside the off stump, Thomas ducks under it.

Two slips in place.

18.3

Lee to Thomas, 1 run, moves across to the off side to a full delivery and works it behind square leg.

18.4

Lee to Salpietro, OUT, right in the block-hole and Salpietro gives himself some room, misses it and the stumps are rattled.

DR Salpietro b Lee 12 (21b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

Sixers won by 64 runs. The Strikers lost early wickets and never seemed to be in the game and that is it. Sydney Sixers move into third place on the table after this excellent win. Steve O'Keefe is the Man-of-the-Match for his three wickets. Thanks for tuning in, do join us again for the next Big Bash game, until then have fun.

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Jan 10, 2012

Nathan McCullum is congratulated on one of his two wickets, Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Sixers, BBL, Adelaide, January 10, 2012

Nathan McCullum is congratulated on one of his two wickets

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Jan 10, 2012

Stuart MacGill celebrates the wicket of Michael Klinger, Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Sixers, BBL, Adelaide, January 10, 2012

Stuart MacGill celebrates the wicket of Michael Klinger

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