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)

McKay to Ponting, OUT, 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

RT Ponting c Faulkner b McKay 8 (4m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

Hobart Hurricanes 9/1   TD Paine 1* (1b)   CJ McKay 0.1-0-0-1

McKay to Birt, OUT, 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

TR Birt c †Handscomb b McKay 3 (12m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

Hobart Hurricanes 21/2   TD Paine 5* (10b)   CJ McKay 1.3-0-11-2

Faulkner to Shah, OUT, 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

OA Shah lbw b Faulkner 1 (5m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Hobart Hurricanes 25/3   TD Paine 8* (15b)   JP Faulkner 0.5-0-2-1

White to Bailey, OUT, 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

GJ Bailey c Faulkner b White 28 (26m 26b 2x4 0x6) SR: 107.69

Hobart Hurricanes 71/4   TD Paine 25* (31b 1x4)   CL White 0.5-0-6-1

McKay to Paine, OUT, short and Paine pulls out of the middle of the bat but straight to Maxwell on the deep backward square boundary

TD Paine c Maxwell b McKay 46 (67m 46b 2x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

Hobart Hurricanes 99/5   SB Styris 6* (8b)   CJ McKay 3.4-0-19-3

Malinga to Gulbis, OUT, slower ball yorker accounts for another Australian batsman as Gulbis is beaten all ends up

EP Gulbis b Malinga 6 (8m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 150.00

Hobart Hurricanes 119/6   SB Styris 20* (14b 2x4)   SL Malinga 2.2-0-9-1

Faulkner to Styris, OUT, 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

SB Styris c Quiney b Faulkner 24 (31m 17b 2x4 0x6) SR: 141.17

Hobart Hurricanes 125/7   B Laughlin 3* (4b)   JP Faulkner 3.3-0-22-2

Malinga to Laughlin, OUT, 140 kph yorker for Malinga cleans out middle stump and Laughlin eyed up the mid wicket region

B Laughlin b Malinga 2 (9m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

Hobart Hurricanes 127/8   MG Hogan 2* (3b)   SL Malinga 3.1-0-12-2





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Hours of play (local time) 19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.15, Interval 20.15-20.30, Second Session 20.30-21.50

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