Big Bash League

Brisbane Heat v Perth Scorchers

Brisbane Heat won by 3 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)

Hi and welcome to ESPN Cricinfo's live coverage of the match between Brisbane Heat and Perth Scorchers here at Brisbane Cricket Ground. Conditions looks good here and the rain has stayed away.

Toss - News from the center is that Perth Scorchers have won the toss and have opted to bat first.

SE Marsh and SM Katich to open the innings. CJ Gannon with the ball.

0.1

Gannon to SE Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on off stump, bounced a bit extra too and dabs to off side for a single

0.2

Gannon to Katich, 1 run, back of a length delivery, angled away and cuts to deep third man

0.3

Gannon to SE Marsh, no run, good length on off stump, Marsh on the backfoot, fends to covers

0.4

Gannon to SE Marsh, no run, good delivery again, nice channel on off stump and pushed to point

0.5

Gannon to SE Marsh, no run, this one comes back in and thuds high on his pad

0.6

Gannon to SE Marsh, 2 runs, touch short and Marsh pulls to deep mid wicket for a couple. Good over

End of over 1 (4 runs) Perth Scorchers 4/0
SE Marsh    3* (5b)      CJ Gannon    1-0-4-0
SM Katich    1* (1b)     

1.1

Hauritz to Katich, no run, drifted onto the pads and nudged to on side

1.2

Hauritz to Katich, 2 runs, walks down the turf and flicks to mid wicket for couple

1.3

Hauritz to Katich, no run, tossed up and missed his sweep

1.4

Hauritz to Katich, no run, solid in defence, tossed up on middle and off and pushed back to the bowler

1.5

Hauritz to Katich, 2 runs, fuller delivery on middle and leg, whips to on side

1.6

Hauritz to Katich, no run, tossed up on leg stump and swept to short fine leg

End of over 2 (4 runs) Perth Scorchers 8/0
SM Katich    5* (7b)      NM Hauritz    1-0-4-0
SE Marsh    3* (5b)      CJ Gannon    1-0-4-0

2.1

Gannon to SE Marsh, 3 runs, fuller on the pads and a nudged to deep mid wicket. Lynn sprints across and makes a good stop. Well done Sir.

2.2

Gannon to Katich, no run, length delivery on off and fends it form the crease

2.3

Gannon to Katich, FOUR, width offered and cuts it fiercely, goes over point and into the fence

2.4

Gannon to Katich, 1 leg bye, saw him shuffling across and bowled fuller outside off. Katich tried to scoop it over short fine leg but it hits on his pad

2.5

Gannon to SE Marsh, 2 runs, pacy delivery on pads and nicely worked behind square

2.6

Gannon to SE Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on off and almost squared him up

End of over 3 (11 runs) Perth Scorchers 19/0
SE Marsh    9* (8b)      CJ Gannon    2-0-14-0
SM Katich    9* (10b 1x4)      NM Hauritz    1-0-4-0

3.1

Hauritz to SE Marsh, 1 run, tossed up on leg stump and swept hard to short fine leg

3.2

Hauritz to Katich, 1 run, on the pads again, struggling to fine his line and swept to fin leg

3.3

Hauritz to SE Marsh, no run, spins past the bat and gets beaten, lovely delivery

3.4

Hauritz to SE Marsh, FOUR, marched down the track and hoicked it straight, great footwork

3.5

Hauritz to SE Marsh, no run, turned to on side

3.6

Hauritz to SE Marsh, 1 run, flighted delivery on middle and leg, waits and nudged to on side for a single

End of over 4 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 26/0
SE Marsh    15* (13b 1x4)      NM Hauritz    2-0-11-0
SM Katich    10* (11b 1x4)      CJ Gannon    2-0-14-0

4.1

McDermott to SE Marsh, 1 run, fullish length on leg stump and turned to short fine leg for a quick single

4.2

McDermott to Katich, OUT, gone! Katich goes for an early walk. On the pads and he played it upishly towards short fine leg. McDermott takes a real dolly.

SM Katich c Vettori b McDermott 10 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

4.3

McDermott to Whiteman, 1 leg bye, fuller on the pads again, poor line for the new man, struck on his pad and they scamper for a quick single

4.4

McDermott to SE Marsh, no run, good channel on middle and leg, waits and plays back to the bowler

4.5

McDermott to SE Marsh, 1 run, on the pads again and nudged to short fine leg

4.6

McDermott to Whiteman, no run, play and miss, great delivery

End of over 5 (3 runs) Perth Scorchers 29/1
SM Whiteman    0* (2b)      AC McDermott    1-0-2-1
SE Marsh    17* (16b 1x4)      NM Hauritz    2-0-11-0

5.1

Hauritz to SE Marsh, 1 run, loopy delivery down the leg and played along the carpet

5.2

Hauritz to Whiteman, 1 run, tossed up and pushed to mid-on and steals a risky single

5.3

Hauritz to SE Marsh, 1 run, pushed to short mid wicket region.

5.4

Hauritz to Whiteman, no run, sweep and a miss down the leg, hasn't called a wide!!

5.5

Hauritz to Whiteman, FOUR, goes down on one knee and swept it over square for a boundary

5.6

Hauritz to Whiteman, 1 run, saw him coming and dropped it touch short, Whiteman on the charge gets a thick inside edge past the keeper

End of over 6 (8 runs) Perth Scorchers 37/1
SM Whiteman    6* (6b 1x4)      NM Hauritz    3-0-19-0
SE Marsh    19* (18b 1x4)      AC McDermott    1-0-2-1

6.1

McDermott to Whiteman, OUT, chopped it on!! length delivery outside off and Whiteman tried to cut but ended up getting a thick inside edge and cannon on the stumps

SM Whiteman b McDermott 6 (7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

6.2

McDermott to Voges, 2 runs, whips it deep fine leg for a couple

6.3

McDermott to Voges, 2 runs, fuller delivery on middle and leg, Voges sees and works to deep mid wicket

6.4

McDermott to Voges, no run, length delivery and fends to off side

6.5

McDermott to Voges, no run, fuller well outside off and squeezed to covers

6.6

McDermott to Voges, 2 runs, thick outside edge files over point for a couple

End of over 7 (6 runs) Perth Scorchers 43/2
AC Voges    6* (5b)      AC McDermott    2-0-8-2
SE Marsh    19* (18b 1x4)      NM Hauritz    3-0-19-0

Kiwi all rounder Dan Vettori into the attack

7.1

Vettori to SE Marsh, 1 run, tossed up on leg stump and worked it towards backward square

7.2

Vettori to Voges, no run, teaser on off stump and pushed to covers

7.3

Vettori to Voges, 2 runs, loopy delivery on middle stump and nudged to deep mid wicket for a couple

7.4

Vettori to Voges, 1 run, down the track and played along the carpet for a single

7.5

Vettori to SE Marsh, no run, tossed up on off stump, Marsh on the sweep, misses and it takes on the pad

7.6

Vettori to SE Marsh, 1 run, flighted delivery on leg stump and turned away towards backward square

End of over 8 (5 runs) Perth Scorchers 48/2
SE Marsh    21* (21b 1x4)      DL Vettori    1-0-5-0
AC Voges    9* (8b)      AC McDermott    2-0-8-2

8.1

Cutting to SE Marsh, 2 runs, on the pads and nudged to on side for a couple

8.2

Cutting to SE Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on middle and off, good channel and fends to off side for a single

8.3

Cutting to Voges, no run, almost played it on!! fuller outside off and Voges on the drive gets a thick inside edge

8.4

Cutting to Voges, 1 wide, short and lets it go, called wide and rightly so

8.4

Cutting to Voges, 2 runs, fuller outside off and miscued shot eludes over mid off

8.5

Cutting to Voges, 1 run

8.6

Cutting to SE Marsh, 1 run, angling in from outsdie off, steers to third man

End of over 9 (8 runs) Perth Scorchers 56/2
SE Marsh    25* (24b 1x4)      BCJ Cutting    1-0-8-0
AC Voges    12* (11b)      DL Vettori    1-0-5-0

9.1

Vettori to SE Marsh, FOUR, length delivery on middle and leg, bends down and muscled to midwicket boundary

9.2

Vettori to SE Marsh, 2 runs, on a length down leg, nudges to midwicket

9.3

Vettori to SE Marsh, 1 run, full toss on middle and leg, works it behind square leg

9.4

Vettori to Voges, 1 run, tossed up on middle, comes out and works it towards the vacant mid-on area

9.5

Vettori to SE Marsh, 1 run, flatter and quicker on the stumps, flicks it behind square

9.6

Vettori to Voges, 2 runs, touch short outside off, cuts away off the back foot to deep point and gets a couple

End of over 10 (11 runs) Perth Scorchers 67/2
AC Voges    15* (13b)      DL Vettori    2-0-16-0
SE Marsh    33* (28b 2x4)      BCJ Cutting    1-0-8-0

10.1

Cutting to SE Marsh, FOUR, fuller in length outside off, leans forward and drives it over the mid-on

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10.2

Cutting to SE Marsh, OUT, That's a massive wicket. Back of a length delivery on middle and leg, Marsh across his stumps and tries to clear the on side infield but he was early onto it and ends up in a flat catch to Christian at midwicket

SE Marsh c Christian b Cutting 37 (30b 3x4 0x6) SR: 123.33

10.3

Cutting to MR Marsh, 1 run, back of a length delivery on middle and leg, nudges to on side

10.4

Cutting to Voges, 2 runs, short of a length delivery outside off, stays on his crease and steers to third man

10.5

Cutting to Voges, no run, back of a length delivery on middle and leg, dabs it to point

10.6

Cutting to Voges, 2 runs, back of a length delivery outside off, goes for a wild slash, outside edge past the keeper and gets a couple before third man cuts it off

End of over 11 (9 runs) Perth Scorchers 76/3
AC Voges    19* (16b)      BCJ Cutting    2-0-17-1
MR Marsh    1* (1b)      DL Vettori    2-0-16-0

11.1

Vettori to MR Marsh, no run, tossed up delivery on leg, pushes it back to the bowler

11.2

Vettori to MR Marsh, no run, length delivery on middle and leg, blocks to on side

11.3

Vettori to MR Marsh, no run, keeps the same length outside off, drives to short cover

11.4

Vettori to MR Marsh, 1 run, on middle and leg, tucks away to on side

11.5

Vettori to Voges, OUT, Superb bowling from Vettori. Saw Voges dancing down the track he bowls a flatter and quicker delivery outside off which shapes away after pitching. Voges expects to turn in but completely missed it and Kieswetter does the rest.

AC Voges st †Kieswetter b Vettori 19 (17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 111.76

11.6

Vettori to Agar, 1 run, Agar flicks a length delivery down leg to on side

End of over 12 (2 runs) Perth Scorchers 78/4
AC Agar    1* (1b)      DL Vettori    3-0-18-1
MR Marsh    2* (5b)      BCJ Cutting    2-0-17-1

12.1

Cutting to Agar, 1 wide, back of a length delivery down leg, called wide

12.1

Cutting to Agar, 1 run, good length delivery down leg, flicks to deep fine leg

12.2

Cutting to MR Marsh, no run, short and wide outside off, that went past the batsman like a rocket, good carry to the keeper

12.3

Cutting to MR Marsh, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, opens the face and guides it to third man

12.4

Cutting to Agar, 1 wide, back of a length delivery pitches on leg and moves down leg, called wide

12.4

Cutting to Agar, OUT, another one bites the dust! Short of a length delivery from Cutting which he got good pace and bounce which took Agar on surprise. He goes for a wild pull dips his head down before there's a contact between the bat and ball, top-edge skies to deep fine leg, Burns runs in forward and pounces it.

AC Agar c Burns b Cutting 2 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

12.5

Cutting to MR Marsh, 2 runs, good length delivery outside off, driven along the ground back past the bowler for a couple

12.6

Cutting to MR Marsh, 1 run, back of a length outside off, opens the face and guides it to third man

End of over 13 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 85/5
MR Marsh    6* (9b)      BCJ Cutting    3-0-24-2
NM Coulter-Nile    0* (0b)      DL Vettori    3-0-18-1

13.1

Vettori to MR Marsh, no run, pushed to covers

13.2

Vettori to MR Marsh, 2 runs, on the pads and nudged to fine leg for a couple

13.3

Vettori to MR Marsh, no run, tossed up on off stump and fends to cover

13.4

Vettori to MR Marsh, 1 run, fuller delivery and played along the ground

13.5

Vettori to Coulter-Nile, no run, arm delivery and struck high on his pad

13.6

Vettori to Coulter-Nile, no run, shuffled across the stumps and hits his pad

End of over 14 (3 runs) Perth Scorchers 88/5
NM Coulter-Nile    0* (2b)      DL Vettori    4-0-21-1
MR Marsh    9* (13b)      BCJ Cutting    3-0-24-2

14.1

Cutting to MR Marsh, no run, back of a length delivery on off and feeling at the away going delivery, play and a miss

14.2

Cutting to MR Marsh, 1 wide, wide down the leg

14.2

Cutting to MR Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, waits on the backfoot and pulls to mid wicket

14.3

Cutting to Coulter-Nile, FOUR, take that!! short and pulled away, beats the man in the deep

14.4

Cutting to Coulter-Nile, OUT, length delivery on middle and off, Coulter-Nile on the charge tried to pull but ended up getting a top edge as McDermott takes a running catch

NM Coulter-Nile c McDermott b Cutting 4 (4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

14.5

Cutting to MR Marsh, 1 run, fuller outside off and a text book drive to deep cover region for a single

14.6

Cutting to Behrendorff, no run, dropped, banged in short and Behrendorff guides it to first slip

End of over 15 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 95/6
JP Behrendorff    0* (1b)      BCJ Cutting    4-0-31-3
MR Marsh    11* (16b)      DL Vettori    4-0-21-1

15.1

Hauritz to MR Marsh, FOUR, short and whacked it, rocks back and pulls to mid wicket

15.2

Hauritz to MR Marsh, 1 run, played down the ground

15.3

Hauritz to Behrendorff, no run, quicker delivery and punched to covers

15.4

Hauritz to Behrendorff, no run, quicker again and fends back to the bowler

15.5

Hauritz to Behrendorff, 1 run, touch wide and cuts to short third man for a single

15.6

Hauritz to MR Marsh, 2 runs, tossed up outside off and steered to third man for a couple

End of over 16 (8 runs) Perth Scorchers 103/6
MR Marsh    18* (19b 1x4)      NM Hauritz    4-0-27-0
JP Behrendorff    1* (4b)      BCJ Cutting    4-0-31-3

16.1

McDermott to Behrendorff, 1 run, fuller delivery on off stump and played down the ground

16.2

McDermott to MR Marsh, FOUR, slower delivery and he has trashed it, beats the man in the deep

16.3

McDermott to MR Marsh, FOUR, short on leg stump and pulled it past short fine leg for four more

16.4

McDermott to MR Marsh, 1 run, angled in from outside off and nudged to on side for a single

16.5

McDermott to Behrendorff, 1 wide, short on leg stump and Behrendorff ducks under, oh!! its been called wide

16.5

McDermott to Behrendorff, FOUR, makes room for the slog but gets a thick inside edge past the keeper

16.6

McDermott to Behrendorff, 1 run, back of a length delivery on middle stump, got on top of the bounce and tapped to on side for a single

End of over 17 (16 runs) Perth Scorchers 119/6
JP Behrendorff    7* (7b 1x4)      AC McDermott    3-0-24-2
MR Marsh    27* (22b 3x4)      NM Hauritz    4-0-27-0

17.1

Hopes to Behrendorff, 1 run, fuller delivery on off and lofts to long on for a single

17.2

Hopes to MR Marsh, 2 runs, low full toss and played past the bowler for a couple

17.3

Hopes to MR Marsh, FOUR, ohoo!! full and straight, Mitch saw it and hits it straight

17.4

Hopes to MR Marsh, 1 run, length delivery and pulled to mid wicket

17.5

Hopes to Behrendorff, no run, altered his length and bowled it touch short, play and a miss

17.6

Hopes to Behrendorff, no run, sneaks through everything, fuller on leg stump, slog and a miss

End of over 18 (8 runs) Perth Scorchers 127/6
JP Behrendorff    8* (10b 1x4)      JR Hopes    1-0-8-0
MR Marsh    34* (25b 4x4)      AC McDermott    3-0-24-2

18.1

McDermott to MR Marsh, 2 runs, length delivery and whacked to mid wicket region and sprints back for the second

18.2

McDermott to MR Marsh, SIX, massive!! short on middle and leg, Mitch clears his front leg and hoicked it over fine leg fence

18.3

McDermott to MR Marsh, FOUR, follows up with too full and too wide, Marsh trashed it past covers

18.4

McDermott to MR Marsh, 1 run, slower delivery and a miscued shot to on side

18.5

McDermott to Behrendorff, OUT, gone!! makes room and crunched towards fine leg, Gannon settles underneath this and takes a fine catch

JP Behrendorff c Gannon b McDermott 8 (11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

18.6

McDermott to MR Marsh, 1 run, fuller delivery on off stump and lofts to long off region

End of over 19 (14 runs) Perth Scorchers 141/7
MR Marsh    48* (30b 5x4 1x6)      AC McDermott    4-0-38-3
AC Thomas    0* (0b)      JR Hopes    1-0-8-0

19.1

Hopes to MR Marsh, 2 runs, full and speared it in, Marsh makes room and slogged to deep mid wicket

19.2

Hopes to MR Marsh, 2 runs, fuller and played along the ground for a couple more

19.3

Hopes to MR Marsh, 1 run, low full toss and whacked it straight, mere single

19.4

Hopes to Thomas, 1 run, slower delivery on middle and off, Thomas nudged it to on side and gets off strike

19.5

Hopes to MR Marsh, 2 runs, down the track and played along the ground

19.6

Hopes to MR Marsh, 2 runs, full and straight, tired looking Marsh makes room and played along the ground for two more

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End of over 20 (10 runs) Perth Scorchers 151/7
MR Marsh    57* (35b 5x4 1x6)      JR Hopes    2-0-18-0
AC Thomas    1* (1b)      AC McDermott    4-0-38-3
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Photos

Dec 22, 2013

Chris Lynn scored 81 off 53 balls in Heat's chase, Brisbane Heat v Perth Scorchers, Big Bash League 2013-14, Brisbane, December 22, 2013

Chris Lynn scored 81 off 53 balls in Heat's chase

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Dec 22, 2013

Mitchell Marsh struck an unbeaten 57 off off 35 balls, Brisbane Heat v Perth Scorchers, Big Bash League 2013-14, Brisbane, December 22, 2013

Mitchell Marsh struck an unbeaten 57 off off 35 balls

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