Big Bash League

Adelaide Strikers v Perth Scorchers

Perth Scorchers won by 98 runs

Hello all and welcome to the coverage of the Big Bash League. Adelaide Strikers are taking on Perth Scorchers today. The winner of this game will qualify for the semi-finals. Loser of the game will have to wait on the Hobart V Brisbane tomorrow and expect that Hobart doesn't win it. Equation then, is simple: Win the game and secure a place in the semi's

Perth Scorchers have won the toss and they are batting first.

0.1

Young to Marsh, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Marsh makes room and cuts it to the cover fielder

0.2

Young to Marsh, no run, comes forward and defneds a tossed up delivery back to the bowler

0.3

Young to Marsh, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Marsh slices it to cover

0.4

Young to Marsh, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. MArsh moves and cuts it past the gap between cover and extra-cover for a boundary.

Some problem with the ball as the umpires are checking on it and wiping something away from the ball

0.5

Young to Marsh, 1 run, flighted ball on the leg stump. MArsh drives it to long-on for a single

0.6

Young to Gibbs, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Gibbs shoulders arms

End of over 1 (5 runs) Perth Scorchers 5/0
HH Gibbs    0* (1b)      BE Young    1-0-5-0
SE Marsh    5* (5b 1x4)     

1.1

Lyon to Marsh, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Marsh makes room and cuts it square for a boundary

1.2

Lyon to Marsh, FOUR, short ball, Marsh moves across and cuts it past the diving fielder for a boundary.

1.3

Lyon to Marsh, FOUR, good length ball outside the off stump. MArsh looks to cut it away again and gets an outside edge past the diving first slip fielder for a boundary

1.4

Lyon to Marsh, 1 run, omes forward and drives it to long-on for a single

1.5

Lyon to Gibbs, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Gibbs defends it off the backfoot

1.6

Lyon to Gibbs, FOUR, flighted ball outside the off stump. Gibbs lofts it over mid-off for a boundary

End of over 2 (17 runs) Perth Scorchers 22/0
HH Gibbs    4* (3b 1x4)      NM Lyon    1-0-17-0
SE Marsh    18* (9b 4x4)      BE Young    1-0-5-0

2.1

Young to Marsh, no run, off the pads to the keeper

2.2

Young to Marsh, no run, comes forward and defends it to the leg side

2.3

Young to Marsh, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Marsh comes forward and drives it to cover

2.4

Young to Marsh, no run

2.5

Young to Marsh, 1 run, comes forward and drives it to cover for a single

2.6

Young to Gibbs, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Gibbs comes down the to the pitch of the ball and defends it to cover

Tait replaces Lyon

End of over 3 (1 run) Perth Scorchers 23/0
HH Gibbs    4* (4b 1x4)      BE Young    2-0-6-0
SE Marsh    19* (14b 4x4)      NM Lyon    1-0-17-0

3.1

Tait to Marsh, no run, short delivery and making it move away from the batsman. Marsh is looking to feel for it and is beaten by the movement

3.2

Tait to Marsh, no run, outside the off stump. Marsh moves across and lets it pass

3.3

Tait to Marsh, 1 run, slower ball outside the off stump. Marsh steers it to short third-man for a single

3.4

Tait to Gibbs, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump. Gibbs comes forward and drives it to cover

3.5

Tait to Gibbs, no run, on the pads, but Gibbs is making room and he defends it to mid-on

3.6

Tait to Gibbs, 1 run, yorker on the leg stump. Gibbs makes room and punches it to mid-on for a single

End of over 4 (2 runs) Perth Scorchers 25/0
HH Gibbs    5* (7b 1x4)      SW Tait    1-0-2-0
SE Marsh    20* (17b 4x4)      BE Young    2-0-6-0

4.1

Young to Gibbs, SIX, good length, flighted up and slower. Invitation for Gibbs to come down the track. Come, he does and lofts it over sight screen for the first six of the innings

4.2

Young to Gibbs, 2 runs, chips it over mid-on for a couple

4.3

Young to Gibbs, FOUR, pushes it faster this time on the middle stump. Gibbs makes room and smashes it over extra-cover for a boundary

4.4

Young to Gibbs, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. HE skips down the track and lofts it inside out to sweeper cover for a boundary

4.5

Young to Gibbs, 1 run

4.6

Young to Marsh, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Marsh pushes it to point

End of over 5 (17 runs) Perth Scorchers 42/0
SE Marsh    20* (18b 4x4)      BE Young    3-0-23-0
HH Gibbs    22* (12b 3x4 1x6)      SW Tait    1-0-2-0

5.1

Richardson to Gibbs, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump. Gibbs moves across and whips it to square-leg for a single

5.2

Richardson to Marsh, FOUR, on the leg stump. Marsh just puts his bat, rather closes the face of the bat on it and it races away to long-on. Looks like MArsh is rising up to the occasion

5.3

Richardson to Marsh, no run, comes forward and defends it to the off side

5.4

Richardson to Marsh, 1 run, short ball on the leg stump. Marsh turns it to square-leg for a single

5.5

Richardson to Gibbs, 1 run, short ball on the off stump. Gibbs makes room and looks to loft it away. He gets a top edge that falls between mid-off and mid-on

5.6

Richardson to Marsh, no run, comes forward and drives it to ocver

End of over 6 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 49/0
SE Marsh    25* (22b 5x4)      KW Richardson    1-0-7-0
HH Gibbs    24* (14b 3x4 1x6)      BE Young    3-0-23-0

6.1

Boyce to Gibbs, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Gibbs makes room and lofts it over point for a boundary

6.2

Boyce to Gibbs, no run

6.3

Boyce to Gibbs, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump. Gibbs slogs it to long-on for a single

6.4

Boyce to Marsh, no run, tossed up ball outside the off stump. Marsh drives it to cover

6.5

Boyce to Marsh, 1 run, pushes it to cover and gets a single

6.6

Boyce to Gibbs, 1 run, short ball and turning away. Gibbs drives it to sweeper cover for a single

End of over 7 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 56/0
HH Gibbs    30* (18b 4x4 1x6)      CJ Boyce    1-0-7-0
SE Marsh    26* (24b 5x4)      KW Richardson    1-0-7-0

7.1

Botha to Gibbs, no run, fuller ball on the middle stump. Gibbs makes room and pushes it to cover

7.2

Botha to Gibbs, no run, comes down the track and defends it back onto the pitch

7.3

Botha to Gibbs, 2 runs, fuller ball outside the off stump. Gibbs lofts it to sweeper cover and Ferguson saves two runs for his team

7.4

Botha to Gibbs, 2 runs, short ball outside the off stump. Gibbs slogs it to long-on for a couple

7.5

Botha to Gibbs, 1 run, drives it back past the bowler for a single

7.6

Botha to Marsh, 1 run, good length ball on the leg stump. Marsh turns it to square-leg for a single

End of over 8 (6 runs) Perth Scorchers 62/0
SE Marsh    27* (25b 5x4)      J Botha    1-0-6-0
HH Gibbs    35* (23b 4x4 1x6)      CJ Boyce    1-0-7-0

8.1

Boyce to Marsh, 1 run

8.2

Boyce to Gibbs, SIX, flighted ball outside the off stump. Gibbs clears the front foot and slogs it way over cow corner for a six

8.3

Boyce to Gibbs, 1 run, drives it to cover for a single

8.4

Boyce to Marsh, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. MArsh drives it to sweeper cover for a single

8.5

Boyce to Gibbs, 1 run, drives it to long-on for a single

8.6

Boyce to Marsh, 1 run

End of over 9 (11 runs) Perth Scorchers 73/0
SE Marsh    30* (28b 5x4)      CJ Boyce    2-0-18-0
HH Gibbs    43* (26b 4x4 2x6)      J Botha    1-0-6-0

9.1

Botha to Marsh, no run, comes forward and defends it back to the bowler

9.2

Botha to Marsh, 1 run, pulls it to deep midwicket for a single

9.3

Botha to Gibbs, 1 run

9.4

Botha to Marsh, 1 run, comes forward and punches it to the leg side for a single

9.5

Botha to Gibbs, 1 run, tossed up ball outside the off stump. Gibbs smashes it back past the bowler for a single

9.6

Botha to Marsh, 1 run, good length ball outside the off stump. Marsh makes room and slices it to deep point for a single

End of over 10 (5 runs) Perth Scorchers 78/0
SE Marsh    33* (32b 5x4)      J Botha    2-0-11-0
HH Gibbs    45* (28b 4x4 2x6)      CJ Boyce    2-0-18-0

10.1

Richardson to Marsh, 1 run, onto the pads as Marsh works it away to square-leg for a single

10.2

Richardson to Gibbs, 1 run, slower and shorter outside the off stump. Gibbs cuts it to sweeper cover for a single

10.3

Richardson to Marsh, 2 runs, fuller ball on the off stump. Marsh pushes it to long-on and gets a couple

10.4

Richardson to Marsh, no run, good length ball on the off stump. Marsh looks to steer it away and is beaten

10.5

Richardson to Marsh, 2 runs, fuller ball on the leg stump. Marsh pushes it to deep midwicket for a couple

10.6

Richardson to Marsh, 1 run, comes forward and drives it to cover for a single

End of over 11 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 85/0
SE Marsh    39* (37b 5x4)      KW Richardson    2-0-14-0
HH Gibbs    46* (29b 4x4 2x6)      J Botha    2-0-11-0

11.1

Botha to Marsh, 1 run

11.2

Botha to Gibbs, 1 run, moves across and slogs it to square-leg for a single

11.3

Botha to Marsh, 1 run, fuller ball on the off stump. Marsh closes the face of the bat and turns it to mid-on for a single

11.4

Botha to Gibbs, 2 runs, fuller ball on the off stump. Gibbs mistimes a lofted drive and gets a couple for himself

11.5

Botha to Gibbs, FOUR, fuller ball on the middle stump. Gibbs comes down the track, makes room and lofts it wide long-off for a boundary

11.6

Botha to Gibbs, 1 run, off the inside edge to midwicket for a single

End of over 12 (10 runs) Perth Scorchers 95/0
HH Gibbs    54* (33b 5x4 2x6)      J Botha    3-0-21-0
SE Marsh    41* (39b 5x4)      KW Richardson    2-0-14-0

12.1

Young to Gibbs, OUT, fuller ball on the off stump. Gibbs is looking to pull it away. He misses and the ball hits the top of off. Young is excited and rightly so

HH Gibbs b Young 54 (34b 5x4 2x6) SR: 158.82

12.2

Young to Voges, 1 run

12.3

Young to Marsh, 2 runs, fuller ball outside the off stump. Marsh comes down the track and drives it to sweeper cover for a couple

12.4

Young to Marsh, no run

12.5

Young to Marsh, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

12.6

Young to Voges, 1 run, fuller ball on the off stump. Voges pushes it to long-on for a single. That single brings the hundred up

End of over 13 (5 runs) Perth Scorchers 100/1
AC Voges    2* (2b)      BE Young    4-0-28-1
SE Marsh    44* (42b 5x4)      J Botha    3-0-21-0

13.1

Tait to Voges, no run

13.2

Tait to Voges, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

13.2

Tait to Voges, 1 leg bye, on the pads. Voges looks to work it away and misses. The ball hits the thigh pad and they take a leg-bye

13.3

Tait to Marsh, 1 wide, wide down the leg side, this time to the left hander

13.3

Tait to Marsh, 1 run, good length ball outside the off stump. Marsh drives it to sweeper cover for a single

13.4

Tait to Voges, 2 runs, short ball outside the off stump. Voges pulls it to wide mid-on for a couple

13.5

Tait to Voges, FOUR, fuller ball on the leg stump. Voges lofts it over mid-on for a boundary

13.6

Tait to Voges, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Voges smashes it to sweeper cover for a boundary. Good finish to the over

End of over 14 (14 runs) Perth Scorchers 114/1
AC Voges    12* (7b 2x4)      SW Tait    2-0-15-0
SE Marsh    45* (43b 5x4)      BE Young    4-0-28-1

14.1

Boyce to Marsh, no run

14.2

Boyce to Marsh, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump. Marsh cuts it to sweeper cover for a single

14.3

Boyce to Voges, 1 run, slogs it to long-on for a single

14.4

Boyce to Marsh, SIX, fuller ball outside the off stump. Marsh lofts it over long-off for a six- his first and what's more, that's his fifty too

14.5

Boyce to Marsh, 1 run

14.6

Boyce to Voges, 1 run

End of over 15 (10 runs) Perth Scorchers 124/1
AC Voges    14* (9b 2x4)      CJ Boyce    3-0-28-0
SE Marsh    53* (47b 5x4 1x6)      SW Tait    2-0-15-0

15.1

Botha to Voges, 2 runs, outside the off stump. Voges flicks it to wide mid-on for a couple

15.2

Botha to Voges, FOUR, short ball on the off stump. Voges pulls it to backward square-leg for a boundary

15.3

Botha to Voges, 1 run, cuts it to deep point for a single

15.4

Botha to Marsh, 1 run, cuts it to sweeper cover for a single

15.5

Botha to Voges, SIX, lofts it over the sight screen for a six

15.6

Botha to Voges, 2 runs, slogs it to deep midwicket and gets a couple

End of over 16 (16 runs) Perth Scorchers 140/1
AC Voges    29* (14b 3x4 1x6)      J Botha    4-0-37-0
SE Marsh    54* (48b 5x4 1x6)      CJ Boyce    3-0-28-0

16.1

Richardson to Marsh, 1 run

16.2

Richardson to Voges, FOUR, fuller ball on the off stump. Voges slogs it across the line for a boundary. He has come out and attacked the bowlers from the first ball

16.3

Richardson to Voges, 1 run, off the inside edge to fine-leg for a single

16.4

Richardson to Marsh, 2 runs, on the leg stump. Marsh turns it to deep square-leg for a couple

16.5

Richardson to Marsh, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Marsh creams this and a diving Ferguson at sweeper cover cant prevent a boundary

16.6

Richardson to Marsh, 2 runs, full-toss on the off stump. Marsh lofts it to long-on for a couple

End of over 17 (14 runs) Perth Scorchers 154/1
SE Marsh    63* (52b 6x4 1x6)      KW Richardson    3-0-28-0
AC Voges    34* (16b 4x4 1x6)      J Botha    4-0-37-0

17.1

Tait to Voges, 1 run

17.2

Tait to Marsh, 1 run, cuts it to sweeper cover for a single

17.3

Tait to Voges, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

17.3

Tait to Voges, OUT, fuller ball on the off stump. Voges looks to whip it away and manages a top edge that takes at least 18 seconds to fall into the keeper's gloves. Ludeman takes the catch where the short third-man would've been

AC Voges c †Ludeman b Tait 36 (18b 4x4 1x6) SR: 200.00

17.4

Tait to Marsh, no run

17.5

Tait to Marsh, 5 wides, wide down the leg side and Ludeman can't gather it. So, that's five wides

17.5

Tait to Marsh, 1 run, cuts it to cover for a single

17.6

Tait to Coulter-Nile, 1 wide, wide down the leg side again

17.6

Tait to Coulter-Nile, no run

End of over 18 (10 runs) Perth Scorchers 164/2
NM Coulter-Nile    0* (1b)      SW Tait    3-0-25-1
SE Marsh    65* (55b 6x4 1x6)      KW Richardson    3-0-28-0

18.1

Richardson to Marsh, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Marsh makes room and looks to go inside out. He is beaten by the pace on the ball

18.2

Richardson to Marsh, FOUR, thsi time he gets it right as he gets the inside out lofted drive going and gets a boundary for himself

18.3

Richardson to Marsh, SIX, good length ball on the off stump. Marsh lofts it over long-off for a six

18.4

Richardson to Marsh, FOUR, full-toss outside the off stump. Marsh stays put on the backfoot and smashes it past cover for a boundary

18.5

Richardson to Marsh, OUT, slower ball on the off stump. Marsh looks to chip it over the mid-off fielder, but doesn't get enought bat on it and ends up chippint it straight into the hands of Lyon

SE Marsh c Lyon b Richardson 79 (60b 8x4 2x6) SR: 131.66

18.6

Richardson to Triffitt, OUT, how easy it to bowl to new batsman. Triffit misses the ball on the off stump and is castled. The same kind of deliveries that Gibbs and Marsh were smashing around

TIF Triffitt b Richardson 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

End of over 19 (14 runs) Perth Scorchers 178/4
     KW Richardson    4-0-42-2
NM Coulter-Nile    0* (1b)      SW Tait    3-0-25-1

19.1

Tait to Coulter-Nile, 1 leg bye, off the pads to square-leg for a leg-bye

19.2

Tait to North, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. North looks to steer it and is beaten

19.3

Tait to North, 1 run, yorker outside the off stump. North squeezes it to deep point for a single

19.4

Tait to Coulter-Nile, 2 runs, fuller ball outside the off stump. Coulter-Nile looks to drive and gets an outside edge to third-man for a couple

19.5

Tait to Coulter-Nile, 1 run, full-toss outside the off stump. Coulter-Nile defends it to the off side for a single

19.6

Tait to North, SIX, good length ball on the leg stump. North skips down the track and takes it on the full. He flicks it over square-leg for a six. A brilliant end to the innings

Marsh reckons that with the short square boundaries, this total is just about par. He feels that he is in a confident frame of mind.

Strikers erred by taking four spinners into the game and once Lyon was attacked in the second over of the over, it was tough to keep the Scorchers down to a score around 150. Join us in fifteen minutes for the chase

End of over 20 (11 runs) Perth Scorchers 189/4
MJ North    7* (3b 1x6)      SW Tait    4-0-35-1
NM Coulter-Nile    3* (4b)      KW Richardson    4-0-42-2
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Jan 10, 2013

Nathan Coulter-Nile celebrates a wicket, Adelaide Strikers v Perth Scorchers, Big Bash League 2012-13, Adelaide, January 10, 2013

Nathan Coulter-Nile celebrates a wicket

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Jan 10, 2013

Kane Richardson was given out hit-wicket and then recalled due to no appeal, Adelaide Strikers v Perth Scorchers, BBL 2012-13, Adelaide, January 10, 2013

Kane Richardson was given out hit-wicket and then recalled due to no appeal

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