Big Bash League, Melbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes at Melbourne, Dec 15, 2012
Melbourne Stars won by 4 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
15 December 2012 - night match (20-over match)
  Hobart Hurricanes innings (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal RT Ponting c Faulkner b McKay 8 4 6 1 0 133.33
1.1 fullish delivery angling down the leg side, Ponting is through his leg side flick a little too soon and Faulkner moves back five yards to take the catch at mid wicket 9/1
View dismissal TD Paine c Maxwell b McKay 46 67 46 2 1 100.00
15.4 short and Paine pulls out of the middle of the bat but straight to Maxwell on the deep backward square boundary 99/5
View dismissal TR Birt c †Handscomb b McKay 3 12 5 0 0 60.00
3.3 another good length on off stump and Birt tries to heave it over mid wicket but gets a top edge and the keepr Handscomb moves forward to collect the high ball 21/2
View dismissal OA Shah lbw b Faulkner 1 5 3 0 0 33.33
4.5 Shah walks across his stumps again and Faulkner beats him, wraps him on the pad and the umpire delivers the good news for the 'Canes. Shah loves hitting through the leg side but his eyes weren't quite sharp enough so early in his innings 25/3
View dismissal GJ Bailey* c Faulkner b White 28 26 26 2 0 107.69
11.5 Bailey sweeps it cleanly out to deep backward square where Faulkner moves in a takes a good catch low down right on top of the turf 71/4
View dismissal SB Styris c Quiney b Faulkner 24 31 17 2 0 141.17
18.3 Styris back away to leg and Faulker bowls a slower ball that follows him. Styris cuts to Quiney at backward point and the Victorian takes a safe diving catch 125/7
View dismissal EP Gulbis b Malinga 6 8 4 1 0 150.00
17.2 slower ball yorker accounts for another Australian batsman as Gulbis is beaten all ends up 119/6
View dismissal B Laughlin b Malinga 2 9 5 0 0 40.00
19.1 140 kph yorker for Malinga cleans out middle stump and Laughlin eyed up the mid wicket region 127/8
MG Hogan not out 5 7 5 0 0 100.00
XJ Doherty not out 4 3 3 0 0 133.33
Extras (b 1, w 6) 7
  Total (8 wickets; 20 overs; 90 mins) 134 (6.70 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GJ Maxwell 1 0 9 0 9.00
View wickets CJ McKay 4 0 25 3 6.25 (1w)
1.1 to Ponting, fullish delivery angling down the leg side, Ponting is through his leg side flick a little too soon and Faulkner moves back five yards to take the catch at mid wicket 9/1
3.3 to Birt, another good length on off stump and Birt tries to heave it over mid wicket but gets a top edge and the keepr Handscomb moves forward to collect the high ball 21/2
15.4 to Paine, short and Paine pulls out of the middle of the bat but straight to Maxwell on the deep backward square boundary 99/5
View wickets SL Malinga 4 0 19 2 4.75
17.2 to Gulbis, slower ball yorker accounts for another Australian batsman as Gulbis is beaten all ends up 119/6
19.1 to Laughlin, 140 kph yorker for Malinga cleans out middle stump and Laughlin eyed up the mid wicket region 127/8
View wickets JP Faulkner 4 0 23 2 5.75
4.5 to Shah, Shah walks across his stumps again and Faulkner beats him, wraps him on the pad and the umpire delivers the good news for the 'Canes. Shah loves hitting through the leg side but his eyes weren't quite sharp enough so early in his innings 25/3
18.3 to Styris, Styris back away to leg and Faulker bowls a slower ball that follows him. Styris cuts to Quiney at backward point and the Victorian takes a safe diving catch 125/7
  SK Warne 4 0 31 0 7.75
View wicket CL White 2 0 12 1 6.00 (1w)
11.5 to Bailey, Bailey sweeps it cleanly out to deep backward square where Faulkner moves in a takes a good catch low down right on top of the turf 71/4
  LJ Wright 1 0 14 0 14.00
  Melbourne Stars innings (target: 135 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal RJ Quiney c Shah b Laughlin 35 40 31 3 2 112.90
9.6 Quiney sits on the crease and tries to force it over the off side but it takes the edge and is caught by Shah at short third man 62/2
View dismissal LJ Wright c Styris b Bollinger 1 9 5 0 0 20.00
2.1 Bollinger bangs it in again and hurries Wright up as he attempts a half pull half drive. All he can do is lob the ball to Stryis at mid off 5/1
View dismissal BJ Hodge c Styris b Hogan 34 38 30 3 1 113.33
11.2 Higan hits the deck and cramps Hodge on the cut. The ball takes the top edge and flies to third man where Scott Styris is waiting with glee 77/3
View dismissal DJ Hussey c †Paine b Laughlin 13 19 11 1 0 118.18
13.6 Laughlin gets the crucial breakthrough for the 'Canes. He has been awesome tonight. Hussey tries to give himself some room and force the ball through the off side but he nicks it through to Paine who completes the simplest of catches 90/4
View dismissal CL White c Birt b Laughlin 22 33 21 2 0 104.76
18.3 White sits back and hammers it high into the night sky. Birt moves in from deep mid wicket and takes a good catch and that's Laughlin's third wicket. What a fighter! 127/6
View dismissal GJ Maxwell c Doherty b Bollinger 19 15 12 2 1 158.33
17.4 one too many strokes from Maxwell as he hits Bollinger on the up to Doherty at mid off. Soft dismissal and well deserved for Dougie 120/5
JP Faulkner not out 6 12 4 1 0 150.00
PSP Handscomb not out 2 6 2 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 2, nb 1) 3
  Total (6 wickets; 19.1 overs; 89 mins) 135 (7.04 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets DE Bollinger 4 2 22 2 5.50
2.1 to Wright, Bollinger bangs it in again and hurries Wright up as he attempts a half pull half drive. All he can do is lob the ball to Stryis at mid off 5/1
17.4 to Maxwell, one too many strokes from Maxwell as he hits Bollinger on the up to Doherty at mid off. Soft dismissal and well deserved for Dougie 120/5
View wicket MG Hogan 4 0 30 1 7.50
11.2 to Hodge, Higan hits the deck and cramps Hodge on the cut. The ball takes the top edge and flies to third man where Scott Styris is waiting with glee 77/3
  XJ Doherty 2 0 12 0 6.00
View wickets B Laughlin 4 0 14 3 3.50
9.6 to Quiney, Quiney sits on the crease and tries to force it over the off side but it takes the edge and is caught by Shah at short third man 62/2
13.6 to Hussey, Laughlin gets the crucial breakthrough for the 'Canes. He has been awesome tonight. Hussey tries to give himself some room and force the ball through the off side but he nicks it through to Paine who completes the simplest of catches 90/4
18.3 to White, White sits back and hammers it high into the night sky. Birt moves in from deep mid wicket and takes a good catch and that's Laughlin's third wicket. What a fighter! 127/6
  SB Styris 2 0 27 0 13.50
  EP Gulbis 3.1 0 28 0 8.84 (1nb)

Match details


Toss - Melbourne Stars, who chose to field
Points - Melbourne Stars 2, Hobart Hurricanes 0
Player of the match - CJ McKay (Melbourne Stars)
Umpires - GC Joshua and MD Martell
TV umpire - IH Lock
Match referee - D Levens

Match Notes


    • 12th men: SO Henry (Melbourne Stars), JW Wells (Hobart Hurricanes)
    • Hobart Hurricanes innings
    • 50 in 55 balls, 41 minutes
    • 100 in 98 balls, 69 minutes
    • Melbourne Stars innings
    • 50 in 52 balls, 36 minutes
    • 100 in 92 balls, 67 minutes
 
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