Big Bash League

Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers

Melbourne Stars won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

4.5

McKay to Harris, OUT, slower ball, swings hard at it but the extra bounce does him, popping it up to mid off

DJ Harris c White b McKay 17 (19m 15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 113.33

Adelaide Strikers 36/1   M Klinger 18* (14b)   CJ McKay 0.5-0-4-1

6.1

McKay to Klinger, OUT, slower ball on off, forces the false drive high to mid off where Hussey gets back to take the catch

M Klinger c Hussey b McKay 25 (26m 20b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

Adelaide Strikers 46/2   AC Blizzard 2* (2b)   CJ McKay 1.1-0-5-2

8.1

Faulkner to Blizzard, OUT, short on off, rocks back and gets rushed on the pull shot, mistimes it straight to mid wicket

AC Blizzard c White b Faulkner 7 (17m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 77.77

Adelaide Strikers 57/3   CJ Ferguson 6* (5b)   JP Faulkner 1.1-0-5-1

11.6

Hussey to Franklin, OUT, full on off, drives high, but straight down long on's throat

JEC Franklin c Quiney b Hussey 7 (16m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 63.63

Adelaide Strikers 80/4   CJ Ferguson 22* (17b 1x4)   DJ Hussey 3-0-24-1

14.6

McKay to Cooper, OUT, short slower ball on off, pulls to deep square leg, easy catch on the rope

TLW Cooper c Bird b McKay 9 (12m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 81.81

Adelaide Strikers 100/5   CJ Ferguson 33* (24b 2x4)   CJ McKay 3-0-16-3

16.2

Faulkner to Ferguson, OUT, slower ball outside off, clears the front foot and skies it to cover, easy catch

CJ Ferguson c White b Faulkner 41 (47m 29b 2x4 1x6) SR: 141.37

Adelaide Strikers 110/6   AJ Crosthwaite 2* (3b)   JP Faulkner 3.2-0-16-2

17.1

Hussey to Crosthwaite, OUT, steps back, shows his stumps on the cut shot and gets bowled, his poor form continues

AJ Crosthwaite b Hussey 4 (10m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Adelaide Strikers 115/7   AW O'Brien 3* (2b)   DJ Hussey 3.1-0-24-2

18.4

McKay to Thomas, OUT, pushed to point where Voges fields and hits the stumps at the bowler's end, brilliant fielding catches Thomas short

AC Thomas run out 4 (7m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Adelaide Strikers 122/8   AW O'Brien 5* (6b)   CJ McKay 3.4-0-16-3

19.2

Bird to O'Brien, OUT, gets across to the off side and flicks a ramp shot straight up in the air and is caught by the keeper

AW O'Brien c †Wade b Bird 8 (14m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 88.88

Adelaide Strikers 125/9   NM Lyon 0* (1b)   JM Bird 3.2-0-26-1

19.3

Bird to Lyon, OUT, backs away and gets clean bowled!

NM Lyon b Bird 0 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Adelaide Strikers 125/10   BE McGain 0* (0b)   JM Bird 3.3-0-26-2
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Photos

Jan 19, 2012

Dvid Hussey launches into one, Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers, BBL 2011-12, MCG, January 19, 2012

David Hussey launches into one

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Jan 19, 2012

Callum Ferguson made 41 off 29 balls, Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers, BBL 2011-12, MCG, January 19, 2012

Callum Ferguson made 41 off 29 balls

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