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Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Renegades

Perth Scorchers won by 6 runs

Toss: Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to bat first.

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0.1

Sheridan to SE Marsh, 1 run, short and wide outside off, cuts away off the back foot, good stop by backward point and keeps it to a single only

0.2

Sheridan to Katich, no run, back of a length delivery pitched outside off and shapes away from Katich

0.3

Sheridan to Katich, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off which holds the line, Katich gets it infront of cover

0.4

Sheridan to SE Marsh, no run, back of a length delivery on off with good bounce, dabs it to off

0.5

Sheridan to SE Marsh, FOUR, short of a length delivery down leg, Marsh helps it away over the keeper's head for the first boundary of the match

0.6

Sheridan to SE Marsh, FOUR, back of a length delivery on off, gets behind the line and pulls it through square leg

End of over 1 (10 runs) Perth Scorchers 10/0
SE Marsh    9* (4b 2x4)      WD Sheridan    1-0-10-0
SM Katich    1* (2b)     

1.1

Fekete to Katich, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, Katich stays on his crease and opens the face to guide it to third man

1.2

Fekete to SE Marsh, 1 leg bye, length delivery down leg, off the pad of Marsh for a leg bye

1.3

Fekete to Katich, 1 run, good length delivery outside off, leans forward and pushes it to mid-off

1.4

Fekete to SE Marsh, no run, good length delivery shaping back in from outside off, moves forward and blocks to off

1.5

Fekete to SE Marsh, no run, good length which moves away after pitching outside off, Marsh misses a wild slash

1.6

Fekete to SE Marsh, no run, short of a length delivery shaping away after pitching on off, Marsh misses a pull this time, went too early at it.

End of over 2 (3 runs) Perth Scorchers 13/0
SE Marsh    9* (8b 2x4)      AL Fekete    1-0-2-0
SM Katich    3* (4b)      WD Sheridan    1-0-10-0

2.1

Sheridan to Katich, 1 run, good length delivery angling in from outside off, waits and steers to third man

2.2

Sheridan to SE Marsh, no run, nice delivery, this was on a good length on off and moves away after pitching and Marsh didn't able to get a bat on it

2.3

Sheridan to SE Marsh, no run, back of a length delivery around off stump channel, left alone by Marsh

2.4

Sheridan to SE Marsh, 1 run, back of a length delivery on middle and leg, gets it through square leg

2.5

Sheridan to Katich, FOUR, tad short on off, Katich stays on his crease and slices it over point and races away to the fence

2.6

Sheridan to Katich, 1 run, length delivery on middle and off, off the inside edge to off and gets a quick single

End of over 3 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 20/0
SM Katich    9* (7b 1x4)      WD Sheridan    2-0-17-0
SE Marsh    10* (11b 2x4)      AL Fekete    1-0-2-0

3.1

Fekete to Katich, FOUR, back of a length delivery on off and nothing much wrong in that delivery but superb adjustment from Katich. Shuffle across and sweeps it over short fine leg

3.2

Fekete to Katich, no run, short of a length delivery which rises on Katich, allows to hit on his arm, quite slower one.

3.3

Fekete to Katich, no run, back of a length delivery outside off, Katich misses the line completely

3.4

Fekete to Katich, 1 wide, bangs a short one on off and Katich lets it go and umpire calls it as wide

3.4

Fekete to Katich, FOUR, length delivery outside off and Katich drags it to on side and to the midwicket fence

3.5

Fekete to Katich, no run, good length delivery on off, pushes it off the front foot to mid-off

3.6

Fekete to Katich, FOUR, length delivery on off, Katich waits on his crease and lofts it over mid-on, one bounce to the fence

End of over 4 (13 runs) Perth Scorchers 33/0
SM Katich    21* (13b 4x4)      AL Fekete    2-0-15-0
SE Marsh    10* (11b 2x4)      WD Sheridan    2-0-17-0

4.1

O'Brien to SE Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, works away through square leg

4.2

O'Brien to Katich, FOUR, Katich picks his gap this time, short and touch wide outside off, goes back and steers it between backward point and short third man

4.3

O'Brien to Katich, 1 run, similar delivery, this time backward point gets around it

4.4

O'Brien to SE Marsh, 1 run, Marsh drills a length delivery down to long-on

4.5

O'Brien to Katich, 1 run, flatter and quicker outside off, dabs it to off and gets a quick single

4.6

O'Brien to SE Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, gets it to the left of short fine leg

End of over 5 (9 runs) Perth Scorchers 42/0
SE Marsh    13* (14b 2x4)      AW O'Brien    1-0-9-0
SM Katich    27* (16b 5x4)      AL Fekete    2-0-15-0

5.1

Rimmington to SE Marsh, 1 run, length delivery angling away from Marsh, gets behind the line and pushes it to mid-off

5.2

Rimmington to Katich, 1 run, short of a length delivery outside off, opens the face and glides it to third man

5.3

Rimmington to SE Marsh, no run, back of a length delivery outside off, Marsh gets it to off safely

5.4

Rimmington to SE Marsh, no run, fuller length delivery on off, pushes it back to the bowler

5.5

Rimmington to SE Marsh, no run, back of a length delivery down leg, off the front pad of Marsh rolls to off side

5.6

Rimmington to SE Marsh, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, Marsh dabs it to off and gets off for a quick single, Katich was not so sure and was looking at the fielder, real mix-up but ends up at home safely as the throw goes past the non-strikers end without troubling the stumps, bowler hurt himself though.

End of over 6 (3 runs) Perth Scorchers 45/0
SE Marsh    15* (19b 2x4)      NJ Rimmington    1-0-3-0
SM Katich    28* (17b 5x4)      AW O'Brien    1-0-9-0

6.1

Cooper to SE Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, nudges to on side

6.2

Cooper to Katich, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, works it to short fine leg

6.3

Cooper to SE Marsh, 1 run, keeps the same length and line and Marsh gets it to square leg

6.4

Cooper to Katich, OUT, length delivery which was pitched outside off and spins away taking Katich on surprise. He stays on his crease and tries to steer it but edged it to the keeper. Umpire took a bit of time but given eventually, Katich walks back disappointingly

SM Katich c †Nevill b Cooper 29 (19b 5x4 0x6) SR: 152.63

6.5

Cooper to MR Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, turns it around to on side

6.6

Cooper to SE Marsh, 3 runs, touch short on middle and leg, goes back and pulls it through the vacant midwicket region

End of over 7 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 52/1
SE Marsh    20* (22b 2x4)      TLW Cooper    1-0-7-1
MR Marsh    1* (1b)      NJ Rimmington    1-0-3-0

7.1

Muralitharan to SE Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on middle and off, nudges to on side

7.2

Muralitharan to MR Marsh, 1 run, flatter and quicker on middle and leg, gets it to the left of short fine leg

7.3

Muralitharan to SE Marsh, 1 run, on a length outside off, drills it down to long-on

7.4

Muralitharan to MR Marsh, no run, tossed up delivery on off, leans forward and blocks it to off

7.5

Muralitharan to MR Marsh, no run, length delivery spins in from outside off, pushes it to on side

7.6

Muralitharan to MR Marsh, 1 run, tossed up on off, pushes it upishly over the bowler's head

End of over 8 (4 runs) Perth Scorchers 56/1
MR Marsh    3* (5b)      M Muralitharan    1-0-4-0
SE Marsh    22* (24b 2x4)      TLW Cooper    1-0-7-1

8.1

O'Brien to MR Marsh, 1 run, good length delivery on middle and leg, pushes it down to long-on

8.2

O'Brien to SE Marsh, no run, touch short on off, blocks it to off

8.3

O'Brien to SE Marsh, 1 run, on a length down leg, clips it to on side

8.4

O'Brien to MR Marsh, 1 run, nudges a length delivery to on side

8.5

O'Brien to SE Marsh, 1 run, comes down the track and gets a length delivery to deep midwicket

8.6

O'Brien to MR Marsh, no run, length delivery on middle and leg, goes back and pushes it to off

End of over 9 (4 runs) Perth Scorchers 60/1
MR Marsh    5* (8b)      AW O'Brien    2-0-13-0
SE Marsh    24* (27b 2x4)      M Muralitharan    1-0-4-0

9.1

Muralitharan to SE Marsh, 1 run, tossed up delivery on middle and off, goes back and pushes it down to long-on

9.2

Muralitharan to MR Marsh, 1 run, touch short outside off, goes back and cuts it to backward point

9.3

Muralitharan to SE Marsh, 1 run, fuller in length on off, turns it through square leg

9.4

Muralitharan to MR Marsh, 1 wide, length delivery moves away pitching on leg, called wide

9.4

Muralitharan to MR Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, pushes it to the right of the bowler

9.5

Muralitharan to SE Marsh, 1 run, on a length down leg, gets it to on side

9.6

Muralitharan to MR Marsh, no run, a bit faster and on a length on off, gets forward and blocks it

End of over 10 (6 runs) Perth Scorchers 66/1
MR Marsh    7* (11b)      M Muralitharan    2-0-10-0
SE Marsh    27* (30b 2x4)      AW O'Brien    2-0-13-0

10.1

O'Brien to SE Marsh, 1 run, steps out and gets a length delivery to deep midwicket

10.2

O'Brien to MR Marsh, 1 run, short of a length on off, punches off the back foot to long-off

10.3

O'Brien to SE Marsh, 2 runs, comes down the track and gets a length delivery to wide of midwicket for a couple

10.4

O'Brien to SE Marsh, 1 run, pushes a length delivery down to long-on

10.5

O'Brien to MR Marsh, no run, full toss outside off but drives it straight to cover

10.6

O'Brien to MR Marsh, 2 runs, length delivery outside off, drives it to the wide of long-on and gets a couple

End of over 11 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 73/1
MR Marsh    10* (14b)      AW O'Brien    3-0-20-0
SE Marsh    31* (33b 2x4)      M Muralitharan    2-0-10-0

11.1

Sheridan to SE Marsh, OUT, Sheridan gets a wicket straightaway. It was on a length outside off which holds the line after pitching and Marsh stays on his crease and tries to clear the long-off but it went flat and Doolan runs forward from the ropes and takes a good low catch and brings the end to his innings.

SE Marsh c Doolan b Sheridan 31 (34b 2x4 0x6) SR: 91.17

11.2

Sheridan to MR Marsh, 1 wide, length delivery angling down leg, good take by the keeper

11.2

Sheridan to MR Marsh, no run, length delivery straying on leg, off the pad and roll to on side

Aman Singhal: "Almost 7 overs without a boundary. With Marsh Brothers on the pitch, in T20. Really?"

11.3

Sheridan to MR Marsh, no run, back of a length delivery heading down leg, off the thigh pad to the keeper

11.4

Sheridan to MR Marsh, no run, lovely delivery, good length delivery which shapes away after pitching on off, just beats the outside edge of Marsh

11.5

Sheridan to MR Marsh, no run, another preach of a delivery! this time back of a length and Marsh follows it but not able to reach it

11.6

Sheridan to MR Marsh, 1 run, length delivery down leg, tucks it deep fine leg

End of over 12 (2 runs) Perth Scorchers 75/2
MR Marsh    11* (19b)      WD Sheridan    3-0-19-1
SM Whiteman    0* (0b)      AW O'Brien    3-0-20-0

12.1

O'Brien to MR Marsh, 1 run, tossed up on off, nudges to the vacant midwicket region

12.2

O'Brien to Whiteman, 2 runs, full toss down leg, gets it to the wide of deep midwicket

12.3

O'Brien to Whiteman, 1 run, comes out and works a length delivery through square leg

12.4

O'Brien to MR Marsh, 2 runs, keeps it short as he sees Marsh coming out, checks his short and gets it through backward point for a couple

12.5

O'Brien to MR Marsh, 1 run, touch short outside off, goes back and cuts it away to deep point

12.6

O'Brien to Whiteman, 1 run, pushes a length delivery down to long-on

End of over 13 (8 runs) Perth Scorchers 83/2
SM Whiteman    4* (3b)      AW O'Brien    4-0-28-0
MR Marsh    15* (22b)      WD Sheridan    3-0-19-1

13.1

Muralitharan to Whiteman, OUT, And magician strikes now! Tossed up delivery outside off and Whiteman gets down on one knee and tries for a slog sweep to on side, not to the pitch of the delivery and skies it toward deep square leg, Rohrer waits near the ropes and holds it

SM Whiteman c Rohrer b Muralitharan 4 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

13.2

Muralitharan to MR Marsh, no run, length delivery outside off, blocks it off

13.3

Muralitharan to MR Marsh, no run, pushes a length delivery back to the bowler

13.4

Muralitharan to MR Marsh, 1 run, touch short outside off, steers to backward point.

13.5

Muralitharan to Turner, no run, length delivery outside off, beats the outside edge of Turner

13.6

Muralitharan to Turner, no run, length delivery spins in from outside off, off the pad to on side

End of over 14 (1 run) Perth Scorchers 84/3
AJ Turner    0* (2b)      M Muralitharan    3-0-11-1
MR Marsh    16* (25b)      AW O'Brien    4-0-28-0

14.1

Rimmington to MR Marsh, no run, back of a length delivery angling in outside from off, misses the outside edge to the keeper

14.2

Rimmington to MR Marsh, OUT, And finally he loses his patience as boundaries have dried up. Back of a length delivery which shapes back in sharply from outside off. Marsh was caught at crease and goes for a ugly hoick which gets an healthy inside edge to the stumps

MR Marsh b Rimmington 16 (27b 0x4 0x6) SR: 59.25

14.3

Rimmington to Armstrong, no run, back of a length delivery outside off, dabs it point

14.4

Rimmington to Armstrong, no run, short of a length outside off, not able to reach it and through to the keeper

14.5

Rimmington to Armstrong, no run, back of a length delivery angling in from outside off, outside edge to off

14.6

Rimmington to Armstrong, no run, pushes a length delivery back to the bowler

End of over 15 (wicket maiden) Perth Scorchers 84/4
TJ Armstrong    0* (4b)      NJ Rimmington    2-1-3-1
AJ Turner    0* (2b)      M Muralitharan    3-0-11-1

15.1

Sheridan to Turner, 1 run

15.2

Sheridan to Armstrong, no run, back of a length delivery outside off, pushes it to off

15.3

Sheridan to Armstrong, 1 run

15.4

Sheridan to Turner, no run, back of a length delivery outside off, misses a swing

15.5

Sheridan to Turner, 2 runs, back of a length delivery on off, pulls it to wide of deep midwicket

15.6

Sheridan to Turner, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, slices it to point

End of over 16 (5 runs) Perth Scorchers 89/4
AJ Turner    4* (6b)      WD Sheridan    4-0-24-1
TJ Armstrong    1* (6b)      NJ Rimmington    2-1-3-1

16.1

Rimmington to Turner, no run, back of a length delivery outside off, missed the line

16.2

Rimmington to Turner, 1 run, back of a length outside off, opens the face and gets it to third man

16.3

Rimmington to Armstrong, 2 runs, back of a length delivery outside off, slaps it trough extra cover and gets a couple

16.4

Rimmington to Armstrong, no run, good length delivery angling in from off, pushes it back to the bowler

16.5

Rimmington to Armstrong, 1 run, back of a length delivery, nips back in from outside off, goes back and gets behind the line and pushes back past the bowler

16.6

Rimmington to Turner, 1 run, length delivery outside off, slaps it to off

End of over 17 (5 runs) Perth Scorchers 94/4
AJ Turner    6* (9b)      NJ Rimmington    3-1-8-1
TJ Armstrong    4* (9b)      WD Sheridan    4-0-24-1

17.1

Muralitharan to Turner, no run, length delivery on middle and leg, off the pad to on side

17.2

Muralitharan to Turner, 1 run, touch short outside off, cuts away to point

17.3

Muralitharan to Armstrong, no run

17.4

Muralitharan to Armstrong, no run, flatter and quicker on the leg, off the pad to on isde

17.5

Muralitharan to Armstrong, 1 run, Armstrong comes down the track and pushes a length delivery to off

17.6

Muralitharan to Turner, 2 leg byes

End of over 18 (4 runs) Perth Scorchers 98/4
AJ Turner    7* (12b)      M Muralitharan    4-0-13-1
TJ Armstrong    5* (12b)      NJ Rimmington    3-1-8-1

18.1

Fekete to Armstrong, 2 runs

18.2

Fekete to Armstrong, FOUR, length delivery on off, stands tall and lofts it over the bowler's head for a boundary

18.3

Fekete to Armstrong, OUT, attempted yorker ends up in a low full toss on middle and leg, Armstrong plays across the line and misses it completely, struck on his front pad and umpire raises his finger

TJ Armstrong lbw b Fekete 11 (15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 73.33

18.4

Fekete to Yasir Arafat, 2 runs, length delivery on middle and leg, gets it through square leg for a couple

18.5

Fekete to Yasir Arafat, OUT, Fekete gets the second in the same over. This was on a length outside off and he stays on his crease and tries to clear mid-off but bit early onto it and a leading edge skies and Rimmington settles under it and holds it

Yasir Arafat c Rimmington b Fekete 2 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

18.6

Fekete to Turner, FOUR, length delivery outside off and he backs away to make some room and gets it through extra cover

End of over 19 (12 runs) Perth Scorchers 110/6
AJ Turner    11* (13b 1x4)      AL Fekete    3-0-27-2
JP Behrendorff    0* (0b)      M Muralitharan    4-0-13-1

19.1

Rimmington to Behrendorff, 2 runs, length delivery angling down leg, leading edge went past over backward point and gets a couple

19.2

Rimmington to Behrendorff, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, backs away and an inside edge goes through the vacant midwicket region

19.3

Rimmington to Turner, 2 runs, back of a length delivery outside off and Truner slaps through extra cover for a couple

19.4

Rimmington to Turner, 1 run, Turner pushes a length delivery to the left of the bowler, direct throw would have got a wicket but a run what Scorchers got!

19.5

Rimmington to Behrendorff, 1 bye, back of a length delivery outside off, misses a wild swing to a slower one but gets a bye

19.6

Rimmington to Turner, OUT, back of a length delivery on middle and leg, Turner gets forward and tires to hoick it over midwicket, didn't get the distance and Buttler grabs it near the boundary

AJ Turner c Buttler b Rimmington 14 (16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

Do join us for the chase!

End of over 20 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 117/7
     NJ Rimmington    4-1-14-2
JP Behrendorff    3* (3b)      AL Fekete    3-0-27-2
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