Big Bash League, 1st semi-final: Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars at Perth, Jan 21, 2012
Big Bash League - 1st semi final
Perth Scorchers won by 11 runs
21 January 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)
1.1

Bird to Gibbs, FOUR, good length ball outside the off stump. Gibbs looks to defend it on the off side and gets an outside edge to third-man for a boundary

1.2

Bird to Gibbs, FOUR, fuller ball on the off stump. Gibbs comes down the track and lofts it away over mid-off for a boundary

1.3

Bird to Gibbs, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Simple, make room and go inside out over cover for the third boundary in a row. Gibbs looks to be in some touch and it can be destructive for the Stars

1.4

Bird to Gibbs, 1 run, fuller ball on the leg stump. Gibbs pushes it to mid-on and sets off for a quick single. Third umpire was called for, but Gibbs was well in

1.5

Bird to North, 1 leg bye, struck on the pads outside the off stump. North looks to flick it and misses. Gets a leg-bye

1.6

Bird to Gibbs, 2 runs, dropped! Gibbs comes down the track and goes for the swipe across the line. He gets a top edge and the ball flies to fine-leg where Wright drops, what was a tough chance

Perth Scorchers 23/0   JM Bird 1-0-15-0
6.1

Bird to North, 2 runs, good length ball outside the off stump. North comes down the track and drives it to the right of sweeper cover for a couple

6.2

Bird to North, 2 runs, are we watching Hayden in disguise? North comes down the track and repeats the stroke as he goes to sweeper cover again for a couple

6.3

Bird to North, OUT, short ball outside the off stump. North walks across his stumps and attempts the half pull-half flick. he doesn't time it properly as it flies to the right of Hussey at fine-leg. The catch was made to look easy by Hussey

MJ North c Hussey b Bird 23 (27m 20b 1x4 1x6) SR: 115.00

6.4

Bird to Collingwood, 2 runs, on the leg stump. Collingwood nudges it to fine-leg for a couple

6.5

Bird to Collingwood, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Collingwood cuts it to the point fielder

6.6

Bird to Collingwood, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Collingwood comes down the track and pushes it to point

Perth Scorchers 59/1   JM Bird 2-0-21-1
8.1

Bird to Collingwood, no run

8.2

Bird to Collingwood, no run

8.3

Bird to Collingwood, 1 run

8.4

Bird to Gibbs, 2 runs

8.5

Bird to Gibbs, no run

8.6

Bird to Gibbs, no run

Perth Scorchers 70/1   JM Bird 3-0-24-1
19.1

Bird to Marsh, SIX, length ball on the off stump. Marsh finds the sweetest spot of his bat as he sends it to the first tier

19.2

Bird to Marsh, SIX, half-volley on the middle stump. Marsh lofts it to long-on for another six. Marsh is doing to Bird, what Gibbs did in the second over. Just that he is dealing in sixes

19.3

Bird to Marsh, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Marsh slices it to point

19.4

Bird to Marsh, no run, outside the off stump. Marsh lets it go thinking it will be signalled a wide. The umpire doesn't think so and it's a valuable dot ball

19.5

Bird to Marsh, 2 runs, slogs it to long-off for a couple

19.6

Bird to Marsh, 1 run, full-toss on the leg stump. Marsh slogs it to midwicket for a single

Perth Scorchers 174/3   JM Bird 4-0-39-1
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