Big Bash League - 1st semi final

Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars

Perth Scorchers won by 11 runs

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

Perth Scorchers 57/1   HH Gibbs 33* (19b 6x4)   JM Bird 1.3-0-19-1

14.1

McKay to Collingwood, OUT, good length ball outside the off stump. Collingwood mistimes the stroke to long-on and holes out to mid-on. Bailey runs in and takes a good catch. Enter Mitch Marsh then

PD Collingwood c Bailey b McKay 31 (32m 25b 3x4 0x6) SR: 124.00

Perth Scorchers 120/2   HH Gibbs 63* (40b 10x4)   CJ McKay 2.1-0-17-1

16.1

Wright to Gibbs, OUT, short ball outside the off stump. Gibbs looks to go to long-on and ends up top edging the shot. Wright has to run across, a few yards to his right and take the catch. There are no mistakes committed this time

HH Gibbs c & b Wright 71 (71m 46b 11x4 0x6) SR: 154.34

Perth Scorchers 132/3   MR Marsh 4* (6b)   LJ Wright 1.1-0-10-1
Tournament Results
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Syd Sixers won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Hurricanes v Syd Sixers at Hobart - Jan 22, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 7 runs
Scorchers v Melb Stars at Perth - Jan 21, 2012
Scorchers won by 11 runs
Melb Stars v Strikers at Melbourne - Jan 19, 2012
Melb Stars won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Syd Sixers v Scorchers at Sydney - Jan 18, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 1 run
Hurricanes v Melb Reneg at Hobart - Jan 18, 2012
Hurricanes won by 7 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
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Photos

Jan 21, 2012

Mitchell Marsh runs out at the start of the second innings, Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars, BBL, 1st semi-final, Perth, January 21, 2012

Mitchell Marsh runs out at the start of the second innings

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Jan 21, 2012

Ben Edmondson's double-wicket maiden derailed the Melbourne Stars' chase, Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars, BBL, 1st semi-final, Perth, January 21, 2012

Ben Edmondson's double-wicket maiden derailed the Melbourne Stars' chase

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