Big Bash League

Sydney Thunder v Brisbane Heat

Brisbane Heat won by 5 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)

4.4

Cutting to Rogers, OUT, something had to give, and it was Chris Rogers, backing away and getting clean bowled as the stumps flash

CJL Rogers b Cutting 6 (14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

Sydney Thunder 17/1   CH Gayle 5* (14b)   BCJ Cutting 0.4-0-0-1

9.1

Christian to Gayle, OUT, slower ball half tracker, cuts it straight to gully, what a letdown!

CH Gayle c Forrest b Christian 28 (28b 1x4 2x6) SR: 100.00

Sydney Thunder 52/2   MJ Prior 11* (13b 1x6)   DT Christian 0.1-0-0-1

9.5

Christian to Prior, OUT, advances down and gets it high on the bat as he tries to go over mid off, Roach takes an easy catch

MJ Prior c Roach b Christian 17 (15b 0x4 2x6) SR: 113.33

Sydney Thunder 59/3   UT Khawaja 1* (2b)   DT Christian 0.5-0-7-2

12.5

Hopes to Abbott, OUT, slower ball completely undoes Abbott who gets a top edge straight up in the air to cover, easy catch

SA Abbott c Cutting b Hopes 11 (10b 0x4 1x6) SR: 110.00

Sydney Thunder 77/4   UT Khawaja 8* (10b)   JR Hopes 2.5-0-8-1

14.4

Perera to Carters, 1 run, OUT, slower ball outside off, pulls to Hopes who drops a very tough chance, there was always two there but Carters is caught napping and it's an easy run out

RGL Carters run out 5 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

Sydney Thunder 91/5   UT Khawaja 17* (15b 2x4)   NLTC Perera 1.4-0-17-0

16.2

Hopes to Keen, OUT, slower ball deceives him into the pads and down to the off side, Hopes swoops and hits the stumps at the striker's end, great fielding

UT Khawaja run out 23 (20b 2x4 0x6) SR: 115.00

Sydney Thunder 101/6   SJC Keen 4* (4b)   JR Hopes 3.2-0-9-1

17.1

Christian to Keen, OUT, steps across to the off side and tries to ramp sweep but gets clean bowled

SJC Keen b Christian 9 (9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Sydney Thunder 107/7   SJ Coyte 1* (1b)   DT Christian 2.1-0-13-3

17.6

Christian to Tremain, OUT, slower ball deceives him, he gets a big stride in and gets wrapped on the pads, replays show it was going down leg

CP Tremain lbw b Christian 1 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Sydney Thunder 113/8   SJ Coyte 6* (3b 1x4)   DT Christian 3-0-19-4

19.4

Christian to Coyte, OUT, slower ball short of a lenght and he pulls to deep mid wicket, Hauritz takes an easy catch to give Christian his fifth

SJ Coyte c Hauritz b Christian 12 (7b 2x4 0x6) SR: 171.42

Sydney Thunder 125/9   A Zampa 5* (6b 1x4)   DT Christian 3.4-0-25-5

19.6

Christian to Nannes, OUT, slower ball on off, beats the edge and they try for a single but Hartley is too quick, running Zampa out

A Zampa run out 6 (7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

Sydney Thunder 126/9   DP Nannes 0* (1b)   DT Christian 4-0-26-5
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Photos

Dec 28, 2012

Chris Lynn smashes one during his unbeaten half-century, Sydney Thunder v Brisbane Heat, Big Bash League, Sydney, December 28, 2012

Chris Lynn smashes one during his unbeaten half-century

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Dec 28, 2012

Daniel Christian bowls during his five-wicket spell, Sydney Thunder v Brisbane Heat, Big Bash League, Sydney, December 28, 2012

Daniel Christian bowls during his five-wicket spell

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