Big Bash League

Sydney Sixers v Sydney Thunder

Sydney Sixers won by 7 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)

Hello all and welcome to the Sydney Derby. News coming from the ground is, Sixers won the toss and they will field

0.1

Lee to Guptill, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Guptill looks to defend it and is beaten, both by the pace and the away movement

0.2

Lee to Guptill, 1 run, fuller ball on the middle stump. Guptill punches it to cover and sets off for a quick single

0.3

Lee to Khawaja, no run, defends it back onto the pitch

0.4

Lee to Khawaja, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Khawaja comes forward and punches it to mid-off

0.5

Lee to Khawaja, no run, another fuller ball on the off stump. Khawaja comes onto the frontfoot and pushes it to mid-off

0.6

Lee to Khawaja, FOUR, fuller and wider outside the off stump. There is a silly mid-off, short cover and mid-off. Khawaja drives and finds the gap between these three fielders and gets a boundary

End of over 1 (5 runs) Sydney Thunder 5/0
UT Khawaja    4* (4b 1x4)      B Lee    1-0-5-0
MJ Guptill    1* (2b)     

1.1

Starc to Guptill, 1 wide, wide outside the off stump

1.1

Starc to Guptill, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Looks like they are bowling to a plan for Guptill. The first ball Lee bowled to him was the same and he was beaten then too

1.2

Starc to Guptill, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Guptill shoulders arms

1.3

Starc to Guptill, 1 run, short of a good length delivery on the middle stump. Guptill pushes it to mid-off and sets off for a quick single

1.4

Starc to Khawaja, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Khawaja rocks back and cuts it to point

1.5

Starc to Khawaja, no run, defends it to mid-off

1.6

Starc to Khawaja, no run, cuts it to the point fielder

End of over 2 (2 runs) Sydney Thunder 7/0
UT Khawaja    4* (7b 1x4)      MA Starc    1-0-2-0
MJ Guptill    2* (5b)      B Lee    1-0-5-0

2.1

Lee to Guptill, 1 run, fuller ball on the middle stump. Guptill pushes it to mid-on and gets a single for himself

2.2

Lee to Khawaja, no run, wider ball outside the off stump. Khawaja drives it off the backfoot to cover

2.3

Lee to Khawaja, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Khawaja drives it to mid-off

2.4

Lee to Khawaja, 2 runs, full-toss on the off stump. Khawaja turns it to fine-leg for a couple

2.5

Lee to Khawaja, 1 run, full-toss on the middle stump. Khawaja flicks it to deep midwicket for a single

2.6

Lee to Guptill, no run, comes forward and punches it to cover

End of over 3 (4 runs) Sydney Thunder 11/0
MJ Guptill    3* (7b)      B Lee    2-0-9-0
UT Khawaja    7* (11b 1x4)      MA Starc    1-0-2-0

3.1

Starc to Khawaja, no run, short ball on the off stump. Khawaja bottom edges a pull to midwicket

3.2

Starc to Khawaja, SIX, short ball on the off stump. Khawaja rocks back and pulls it to deep midwicket for a six

3.3

Starc to Khawaja, FOUR, fuller ball on the leg stump. Khawaja flicks it to deep square-leg for a boundary

3.4

Starc to Khawaja, 2 runs

3.5

Starc to Khawaja, OUT, on the middle stump. Khawaja misses the flicks and is hit on the pads. It looked like it was going down the leg stump line, the umpire doesn't think so and out goes Khawaja

UT Khawaja lbw b Starc 19 (16b 2x4 1x6) SR: 118.75

3.6

Starc to Rogers, no run, looks to flick it and is beaten

End of over 4 (12 runs) Sydney Thunder 23/1
CJL Rogers    0* (1b)      MA Starc    2-0-14-1
MJ Guptill    3* (7b)      B Lee    2-0-9-0

4.1

Feldman to Guptill, 1 run, full-toss outside the off stump. Guptill drives it to cover and gets a single

4.2

Feldman to Rogers, 1 run, on the leg stump. Rogers turns it to fine-leg for a single

4.3

Feldman to Guptill, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

4.4

Feldman to Guptill, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Guptill drives, Warner at mid-off dives to right but can't take it

4.5

Feldman to Rogers, no run

4.6

Feldman to Rogers, no run, comes down the track and looks to pull it. He is beaten by the extra pace

End of over 5 (3 runs) Sydney Thunder 26/1
CJL Rogers    1* (4b)      LW Feldman    1-0-3-0
MJ Guptill    5* (10b)      MA Starc    2-0-14-1

5.1

O'Keefe to Guptill, no run, comes forward and defends it to the leg side

5.2

O'Keefe to Guptill, 2 runs

5.3

O'Keefe to Guptill, 1 leg bye

5.4

O'Keefe to Rogers, 1 wide

5.4

O'Keefe to Rogers, no run

5.5

O'Keefe to Rogers, SIX, fuller ball on the leg stump. Rogers lofts it to deep square-leg for a huge six

5.6

O'Keefe to Rogers, 2 runs, chips it to wide long-on for a couple

End of over 6 (12 runs) Sydney Thunder 38/1
CJL Rogers    9* (7b 1x6)      SNJ O'Keefe    1-0-11-0
MJ Guptill    7* (13b)      LW Feldman    1-0-3-0

6.1

Feldman to Guptill, 2 runs, full-toss outside the off stump. Guptill smashes it to sweeper cover, where Warner dives in and tries to take an impossible catch

6.2

Feldman to Guptill, no run, comes forward and defends it back to the bowler

6.3

Feldman to Guptill, 1 run, steers it to short third-man for a single

6.4

Feldman to Rogers, no run, short ball on the leg stump. Rogers ducks under it

6.5

Feldman to Rogers, 2 runs, short ball on the off stump. Rogers pulls it to deep square-leg for a couple

6.6

Feldman to Rogers, 1 run, good length ball on the off stump. Rogers steers it to third-man for a single to retain the strike

End of over 7 (6 runs) Sydney Thunder 44/1
CJL Rogers    12* (10b 1x6)      LW Feldman    2-0-9-0
MJ Guptill    10* (16b)      SNJ O'Keefe    1-0-11-0

7.1

O'Keefe to Rogers, 1 run, good length ball outside the off stump. Rogers steers it to short third-man for a single

7.2

O'Keefe to Guptill, 2 runs, comes forward and paddles it to short fine-leg for a couple

7.3

O'Keefe to Guptill, 1 run, pushes it to cover for a single

7.4

O'Keefe to Rogers, 1 run, fuller ball on the off stump. Rogers pushes it to long-on for a single

7.5

O'Keefe to Guptill, no run

7.6

O'Keefe to Guptill, 2 runs, on the leg stump. Guptill sweeps it to fine-leg for a couple

End of over 8 (7 runs) Sydney Thunder 51/1
MJ Guptill    15* (20b)      SNJ O'Keefe    2-0-18-0
CJL Rogers    14* (12b 1x6)      LW Feldman    2-0-9-0

8.1

Feldman to Rogers, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Rogers chips it over mid-off for a boundary

8.2

Feldman to Rogers, FOUR, Rogers is trying to get going now. HE rocks back and pulls a short ball on the off stump to backward square-leg for a boundary

8.3

Feldman to Rogers, 1 run, bottom edges a pull to short fine-leg for a single

8.4

Feldman to Guptill, no run, beats Guptill with a ball that straightens after pitching

8.5

Feldman to Guptill, 1 leg bye, looks to pull it and is struck on thigh pad as they run across for a leg-bye

8.6

Feldman to Rogers, OUT, short ball outside the off stump. Rogers looks to steer it away and gets a faint outside edge back to the keeper. Right then, another batsman dismissed as he was looking to up the run rate

CJL Rogers c †Haddin b Feldman 23 (16b 2x4 1x6) SR: 143.75

End of over 9 (10 runs) Sydney Thunder 61/2
     LW Feldman    3-0-18-1
MJ Guptill    15* (22b)      SNJ O'Keefe    2-0-18-0

9.1

Mendis to Guptill, no run

9.2

Mendis to Guptill, 1 run, short ball on the leg stump. Guptill pulls it to deep midwicket for a single

9.3

Mendis to Borgas, no run, comes forward and defends it to the leg side

9.4

Mendis to Borgas, no run, pushes it to cover fielder

9.5

Mendis to Borgas, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump. Borgas cuts it to deep point for a single

9.6

Mendis to Guptill, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Guptill rocks back and pulls it to wide long-on for a boundary

End of over 10 (6 runs) Sydney Thunder 67/2
MJ Guptill    20* (25b 1x4)      BMAJ Mendis    1-0-6-0
CJ Borgas    1* (3b)      LW Feldman    3-0-18-1

10.1

Feldman to Borgas, no run

10.2

Feldman to Borgas, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to leg side for a single

10.3

Feldman to Guptill, no run

10.4

Feldman to Guptill, OUT, Guptill goes for the pre-meditated whip to square-leg. He misses and the ball hits the off stump. First time we have seen the Zing stump dismissal

MJ Guptill b Feldman 20 (27b 1x4 0x6) SR: 74.07

10.5

Feldman to Lockyear, no run, comes forward and defends it back onto the pitch

10.6

Feldman to Lockyear, no run, short ball on the off stump. Lockyear stands tall and defends it back onto the pitch

End of over 11 (1 run) Sydney Thunder 68/3
RJG Lockyear    0* (2b)      LW Feldman    4-0-19-2
CJ Borgas    2* (5b)      BMAJ Mendis    1-0-6-0

11.1

Mendis to Borgas, 2 runs

11.2

Mendis to Borgas, 2 runs, comes forward and pushes it to the vacan leg side area. He gets a couple for himself

11.3

Mendis to Borgas, no run, cuts it to the point fielder

11.4

Mendis to Borgas, 1 run, full-toss outside the off stump. Borgas pushes it to long-on for a single

11.5

Mendis to Lockyear, no run, looks to cut it and is beaten. Haddin appeals and has a sheepish grin at the end of it all

11.6

Mendis to Lockyear, no run, comes forward and cuts it to point

End of over 12 (5 runs) Sydney Thunder 73/3
RJG Lockyear    0* (4b)      BMAJ Mendis    2-0-11-0
CJ Borgas    7* (9b)      LW Feldman    4-0-19-2

12.1

Starc to Borgas, FOUR, fuler ball on the on the off stump. Borgas scoops it over the keeper's head for a boundary

12.2

Starc to Borgas, no run, looks to steer it and misses the fuller ball

12.3

Starc to Borgas, OUT, full-toss on the leg stump. Borgas makes room, looks to flick it away and misses. The ball hits the middle stump. Starc's celebrations are literally 'in the face'

CJ Borgas b Starc 11 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 91.66

12.4

Starc to Carters, no run, ducks under the short ball

12.5

Starc to Carters, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Carters comes forward and pushes it to point

12.6

Starc to Carters, 2 wides, wide down the leg side. Haddin does well to get a glove on it as he saves three runs for the team

12.6

Starc to Lockyear, 1 run, on the leg stump. Lockyear flicks it to fine-leg for a single

End of over 13 (7 runs) Sydney Thunder 80/4
RJG Lockyear    1* (5b)      MA Starc    3-0-21-2
RGL Carters    0* (2b)      BMAJ Mendis    2-0-11-0

13.1

Henriques to Lockyear, no run, short ball on the leg stump. Looks to pull it and is beaten

13.2

Henriques to Lockyear, 1 run

13.3

Henriques to Carters, no run, gets a bottom edge back onto the pitch as he looks to cut it away

13.4

Henriques to Carters, no run, short ball on the off stump. Carters looks to pull it and is beaten

13.5

Henriques to Carters, 1 run, slower ball outside the off stump. Carters runs it down to third-man for a single

13.6

Henriques to Lockyear, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Lockyear looks to pull and is beaten

End of over 14 (2 runs) Sydney Thunder 82/4
RJG Lockyear    2* (8b)      MC Henriques    1-0-2-0
RGL Carters    1* (5b)      MA Starc    3-0-21-2

14.1

Starc to Carters, no run

14.2

Starc to Carters, 2 runs, on the leg stump. Carters whips it to deep midwicket for a couple

14.3

Starc to Carters, 1 run, comes forward and steers it to third-man for a single

14.4

Starc to Lockyear, 1 run

14.5

Starc to Carters, 1 run, pushes it to mid-on for a single

14.6

Starc to Lockyear, 1 run, drives it to sweeper cover for a single

End of over 15 (6 runs) Sydney Thunder 88/4
RJG Lockyear    4* (10b)      MA Starc    4-0-27-2
RGL Carters    5* (9b)      MC Henriques    1-0-2-0

15.1

Henriques to Lockyear, no run

15.2

Henriques to Lockyear, OUT, this is a spineless display now by the Thunder batsmen. Lockyear looks to flisk it, misses and the ball hits the stumps as it is deflected off the pads

RJG Lockyear b Henriques 4 (12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

15.3

Henriques to Abbott, FOUR, comes forward and lofts his first ball over cover for a boundary

15.4

Henriques to Abbott, no run, slower bouncer. Abbott looks to pull and is beaten

15.5

Henriques to Abbott, 2 wides, wide down the leg side

15.5

Henriques to Carters, 2 runs

15.6

Henriques to Carters, 2 runs, top-edge to third-man for a couple

End of over 16 (10 runs) Sydney Thunder 98/5
RGL Carters    9* (11b)      MC Henriques    2-0-12-1
SA Abbott    4* (2b 1x4)      MA Starc    4-0-27-2

16.1

Lee to Abbott, (no ball) 1 run

16.1

Lee to Carters, 2 runs

16.2

Lee to Carters, 2 runs

16.3

Lee to Carters, FOUR

16.4

Lee to Carters, no run

16.5

Lee to Carters, 1 run

16.6

Lee to Abbott, SIX

End of over 17 (17 runs) Sydney Thunder 115/5
SA Abbott    11* (4b 1x4 1x6)      B Lee    3-0-26-0
RGL Carters    18* (16b 1x4)      MC Henriques    2-0-12-1

17.1

Mendis to Carters, 1 run

17.2

Mendis to Abbott, 2 runs

17.3

Mendis to Abbott, 1 run, drives it to sweeper cover for a single

17.4

Mendis to Carters, 1 run, comes forward and cuts it to point for a single

17.5

Mendis to Abbott, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Abbott looks to slog-sweep and misses. Third-umpire is called in. Looks like it is to check if the zing stumps aid in a decision and we find out that they do

17.6

Mendis to Abbott, 1 run, steers it to short third-man for a single

End of over 18 (6 runs) Sydney Thunder 121/5
SA Abbott    15* (8b 1x4 1x6)      BMAJ Mendis    3-0-17-0
RGL Carters    20* (18b 1x4)      B Lee    3-0-26-0

18.1

Lee to Abbott, FOUR, steers it to third-man for a boundary

18.2

Lee to Abbott, 1 run, looks to slog it. He gets a bottom edge onto the pads and the ball stops dead. They take a single

18.3

Lee to Carters, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

18.4

Lee to Abbott, 1 run, full-toss on the off stump. Abbott pushes it to long-on for a single

18.5

Lee to Carters, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Carters steers it to third-man for a single

18.6

Lee to Abbott, 1 run, full-toss on the leg stump. Abbott lofts it to long-on for a single

End of over 19 (9 runs) Sydney Thunder 130/5
SA Abbott    22* (12b 2x4 1x6)      B Lee    4-0-35-0
RGL Carters    22* (20b 1x4)      BMAJ Mendis    3-0-17-0

19.1

Mendis to Abbott, 1 run, comes forward and drives it to long-off for a single

19.2

Mendis to Carters, 2 runs, drives it to sweeper cover for a couple

19.3

Mendis to Carters, 2 runs, lofts it to wide long-on for a couple

19.4

Mendis to Carters, 1 run, pulls to deep midwicket for a single

19.5

Mendis to Abbott, 1 run, flicks it to midwicket for another single

19.6

Mendis to Carters, SIX, fuller ball outside the off stump. Carters lofts it over sweeper cover for a six. Good way to finish the innings

Join us for the chase in about fifteen minutes time Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (13 runs) Sydney Thunder 143/5
RGL Carters    33* (24b 1x4 1x6)      BMAJ Mendis    4-0-30-0
SA Abbott    24* (14b 2x4 1x6)      B Lee    4-0-35-0
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Dec 8, 2012

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Dec 8, 2012

Ryan Carters top-scored for Sydney Thunder with 33, Sydney Sixers v Sydney Thunder, Big Bash League, Sydney, December 8, 2012

Ryan Carters top-scored for Sydney Thunder with 33

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