Big Bash League

Brisbane Heat v Hobart Hurricanes

Hobart Hurricanes won by 3 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)

Hello and welcome to ESPNcricinfo's live coverage of the match between Brisbane Heat and Hobart Hurricanes here at Brisbane Cricket Ground.

Toss- News from the center is that Brisbane Heat have won the toss and chose to bat first.

Officials GA Abood and AP Ward have made their way in. Leftie Pomersbach and Kieswetter to open the innings for Brisbane. Bollinger with the new ball.

0.1

Bollinger to Pomersbach, 1 wide, starts with a big down the leg and a good take by the keeper

0.1

Bollinger to Pomersbach, no run, on target this time, on off and left alone

0.2

Bollinger to Pomersbach, 1 wide, another wide down the leg and even bigger one, Paine dives and grabs it

0.2

Bollinger to Pomersbach, no run, too full on off and driven to mid on region

0.3

Bollinger to Pomersbach, no run, gave him the charge and mistimes to on side. intentions are clear.

0.4

Bollinger to Pomersbach, FOUR, whacked!! take that Doug. Walks down the track and clobbered it straight

0.5

Bollinger to Pomersbach, OUT, gone!! down the track and tried to smash it over on side, gets a thick inside edge onto the pads and ricochets back on to the stumps

LA Pomersbach b Bollinger 4 (5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

0.6

Bollinger to Burns, no run, length delivery and tapped down

End of over 1 (6 runs) Brisbane Heat 6/1
JA Burns    0* (1b)      DE Bollinger    1-0-6-1
C Kieswetter    0* (0b)     

1.1

Hilfenhaus to Kieswetter, 1 run, drifted down the leg and tucked to fine leg for a single

1.2

Hilfenhaus to Burns, FOUR, fuller down the leg, poor line and helped it past the keeper for four runs

1.3

Hilfenhaus to Burns, no run, swinhs away and leaves it to the keeeper

1.4

Hilfenhaus to Burns, 3 runs, on the pads again and smartly tucked away for three more

1.5

Hilfenhaus to Kieswetter, no run, down the track and puched a length delivery to point region

1.6

Hilfenhaus to Kieswetter, 1 run, length delivery on off, dabs and scampers for a quick single

End of over 2 (9 runs) Brisbane Heat 15/1
C Kieswetter    2* (3b)      BW Hilfenhaus    1-0-9-0
JA Burns    7* (4b 1x4)      DE Bollinger    1-0-6-1

2.1

Bollinger to Kieswetter, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, got touch high onto him and nudged to on side

2.2

Bollinger to Burns, 1 run

2.3

Bollinger to Kieswetter, no run, length delivery and tapped down

2.4

Bollinger to Kieswetter, FOUR, ohooo great shot through covers, fuller outside off and driven. Text book stuff

2.5

Bollinger to Kieswetter, no run, pushed to mid off

2.6

Bollinger to Kieswetter, FOUR, charge is on and belted over covers. Good length delivery on off, makes room and samashed it over covers.

End of over 3 (10 runs) Brisbane Heat 25/1
C Kieswetter    11* (8b 2x4)      DE Bollinger    2-0-16-1
JA Burns    8* (5b 1x4)      BW Hilfenhaus    1-0-9-0

3.1

Doherty to Burns, 1 run, tossed up and driven down the ground

3.2

Doherty to Kieswetter, 1 run, fuller on middle and leg, punched to long off

3.3

Doherty to Burns, no run, down the track and pushed to covers

3.4

Doherty to Burns, no run, quicker delivery and played back to the bowler

3.5

Doherty to Burns, FOUR, down the track and tonks it over mid on fielder

3.6

Doherty to Burns, no run, length delivery on off stump, goes back and smothers to off side

End of over 4 (6 runs) Brisbane Heat 31/1
JA Burns    13* (10b 2x4)      XJ Doherty    1-0-6-0
C Kieswetter    12* (9b 2x4)      DE Bollinger    2-0-16-1

4.1

Hilfenhaus to Kieswetter, SIX, length ball and dispatched it over mid wicket. Banged!!

4.2

Hilfenhaus to Kieswetter, no run, down the track and a thick inside edge to off side.

4.3

Hilfenhaus to Kieswetter, SIX, huge!! call it massive. Length delivery on leg stump, gave him the charge and clobbered it over square fence

4.4

Hilfenhaus to Kieswetter, 1 no ball, slower bouncer and foxed him. Oh!! its a front foot no ball

4.4

Hilfenhaus to Kieswetter, FOUR, on the pads and whips it of his boots. Great show

4.5

Hilfenhaus to Kieswetter, FOUR, fuller outside off and a thick outside edge. beats the sprinting third man

4.6

Hilfenhaus to Kieswetter, FOUR, fuller on middle and leg, waits in the crease and pierced in between mid on and short mid wicket

End of over 5 (25 runs) Brisbane Heat 56/1
C Kieswetter    36* (16b 5x4 2x6)      BW Hilfenhaus    2-0-34-0
JA Burns    13* (10b 2x4)      XJ Doherty    1-0-6-0

5.1

Shoaib Malik to Burns, no run, on off stump and played back to the bowler. Good start

5.2

Shoaib Malik to Burns, 2 runs, touch fuller and nudged to deep for a couple more

5.3

Shoaib Malik to Burns, no run, down the track and played to covers

5.4

Shoaib Malik to Burns, 1 run, walks down and dabs to on side for a single

5.5

Shoaib Malik to Kieswetter, no run, angled away for the batsman and gets beaten for the pace

5.6

Shoaib Malik to Kieswetter, SIX, swept and swept hard. Tossed up on leg stump, goes down on one knee and whacked it, hits the rope on full

End of over 6 (9 runs) Brisbane Heat 65/1
C Kieswetter    42* (18b 5x4 3x6)      Shoaib Malik    1-0-9-0
JA Burns    16* (14b 2x4)      BW Hilfenhaus    2-0-34-0

6.1

Laughlin to Burns, 1 wide, slower delivery outside off and called wide

6.1

Laughlin to Burns, 2 runs, fuller outside off and steered past point for a couple

6.2

Laughlin to Burns, 1 run, touch slower of off and gets an underedge to off side

6.3

Laughlin to Kieswetter, no run, slower again, touch full too and pushed to point

6.4

Laughlin to Kieswetter, 1 run, full and straight on off stump and digs it out for a single

6.5

Laughlin to Burns, 1 run, on the pads and nudged to deep

6.6

Laughlin to Kieswetter, FOUR, cheeky!! low full toss on off, shuffled across and paddled past short fine leg

End of over 7 (10 runs) Brisbane Heat 75/1
C Kieswetter    47* (21b 6x4 3x6)      B Laughlin    1-0-10-0
JA Burns    20* (17b 2x4)      Shoaib Malik    1-0-9-0

7.1

Shoaib Malik to Burns, 2 runs, down the track and played to on side with soft hands and scamper for the second

7.2

Shoaib Malik to Burns, 1 run, played down the ground

7.3

Shoaib Malik to Kieswetter, 1 run, tossed up on off and played along the carpet

7.4

Shoaib Malik to Burns, 1 run, length delivery on off, gets back and cuts to deep

7.5

Shoaib Malik to Kieswetter, 2 runs, quicker delivery on off, waits and deft touch past the keeper

7.6

Shoaib Malik to Kieswetter, OUT, Ohho gone. Tossed up on off, Kieswetter on one knee slogs straight into the throat of deep mid wicket fielder. Well played though

C Kieswetter c Laughlin b Shoaib Malik 50 (24b 6x4 3x6) SR: 208.33

End of over 8 (7 runs) Brisbane Heat 82/2
     Shoaib Malik    2-0-16-1
JA Burns    24* (20b 2x4)      B Laughlin    1-0-10-0

8.1

Hilfenhaus to Burns, 1 run, dabs to off and steals a quick single

8.2

Hilfenhaus to Christian, 1 run, length delivery on off stump, punched to off

8.3

Hilfenhaus to Burns, no run, back of a length delivery on off, got on top and dabs to point

8.4

Hilfenhaus to Burns, 2 runs, beack of a length delivery on middle and leg, pulled to on side for a couple

8.5

Hilfenhaus to Burns, 1 run, short again and well played to mid wicket for mere single

8.6

Hilfenhaus to Christian, no run, well bowled. On off and fends to covers

End of over 9 (5 runs) Brisbane Heat 87/2
DT Christian    1* (2b)      BW Hilfenhaus    3-0-39-0
JA Burns    28* (24b 2x4)      Shoaib Malik    2-0-16-1

9.1

Wells to Burns, 1 run, loopy delivery on off and steered to off side for a single

9.2

Wells to Christian, no run, tossed up and fends back to the bowler

9.3

Wells to Christian, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, played down the ground

9.4

Wells to Burns, 1 run, tossed up on off stump, took it on full and punched it down the ground

9.5

Wells to Christian, 1 run, on the pads and nudged to on side

9.6

Wells to Burns, 1 run, low full toss and pushed to long on for a single. Good over for a part time bowler.

End of over 10 (5 runs) Brisbane Heat 92/2
JA Burns    31* (27b 2x4)      JW Wells    1-0-5-0
DT Christian    3* (5b)      BW Hilfenhaus    3-0-39-0

10.1

Hilfenhaus to Burns, 1 run, length delivery on off and cuts to third man for a single

10.2

Hilfenhaus to Christian, no run, quick bouncer and ducks under

10.3

Hilfenhaus to Christian, 2 runs, back of a length delivery on off stump, got on top and cuts it past point for a couple

10.4

Hilfenhaus to Christian, no run, slower delivery and dabs to point

10.5

Hilfenhaus to Christian, 1 run, length delivery on off, fends to off and scamper for a quick single

10.6

Hilfenhaus to Burns, FOUR, front foot pull short over short mid wicket and one bounce over the fence.

End of over 11 (8 runs) Brisbane Heat 100/2
JA Burns    36* (29b 3x4)      BW Hilfenhaus    4-0-47-0
DT Christian    6* (9b)      JW Wells    1-0-5-0

11.1

Shoaib Malik to Christian, 1 run, down the track and punched down the ground

11.2

Shoaib Malik to Burns, 1 run, walks down the turf and played to wide long off region

11.3

Shoaib Malik to Christian, 2 runs, slower deliver on leg stump, nudged to on side and steals couple more

11.4

Shoaib Malik to Christian, 1 run, lnegth delivery down the leg and whipped off his hips for a mere single

11.5

Shoaib Malik to Burns, 1 run, down the track and played along the carpet

11.6

Shoaib Malik to Christian, 1 run, back of a length delivery on middle and off, goes on the back foot and punched to short mid wicket region

End of over 12 (7 runs) Brisbane Heat 107/2
DT Christian    11* (13b)      Shoaib Malik    3-0-23-1
JA Burns    38* (31b 3x4)      BW Hilfenhaus    4-0-47-0

12.1

Bollinger to Christian, 1 run, fuller outside off, fetched and drills to long on for a single

12.2

Bollinger to Burns, no run, shuffled and slogged to on side, failed to beat short mid wicket fielder

12.3

Bollinger to Burns, 1 run, fuller outside off, squeezed to covers and a sucidal run there

12.4

Bollinger to Christian, 1 run, length delivery on off, guides to off side for a single

12.5

Bollinger to Burns, FOUR, length delivery on middle and leg, swivels and gets an underedge past the short fine leg

12.6

Bollinger to Burns, FOUR, fuller outside off, waits and squeezed it past point. Sweeper jogs to picks up the ball

End of over 13 (11 runs) Brisbane Heat 118/2
JA Burns    47* (35b 5x4)      DE Bollinger    3-0-27-1
DT Christian    13* (15b)      Shoaib Malik    3-0-23-1

13.1

Doherty to Christian, 1 run, length delivery and punched to covers for a sing;e

13.2

Doherty to Burns, 2 runs, down the track and nudged to on side or couple more, good running

13.3

Doherty to Burns, no run, played back to the bowler

13.4

Doherty to Burns, 1 run, down the track and played along the carpet. 50 Up for Burns, well played Sir

13.5

Doherty to Christian, 2 runs, fuller outside off and smothered past covers

13.6

Doherty to Christian, 2 runs, whacked back!! tossed up, in his arc and hits it straight. Fielder slides across and makes a handy stop

End of over 14 (8 runs) Brisbane Heat 126/2
DT Christian    18* (18b)      XJ Doherty    2-0-14-0
JA Burns    50* (38b 5x4)      DE Bollinger    3-0-27-1

14.1

Laughlin to Burns, SIX, take that!! fuller outside off, slower one too and clobbered it over sight screen and the crowd goes berserk

14.2

Laughlin to Burns, 1 run, in and out of the keepers glove

14.3

Laughlin to Christian, no run

14.4

Laughlin to Christian, no run, play and a miss, touch short and quicker one

14.5

Laughlin to Christian, SIX, ohoo I have never seen a shot like that before. Walks across and whips it straight. Six!! flat as ever. Sheer power.

avaish: "oh what a shot for christian in laughlin's over.. good straight and flat six in sight screen...

14.6

Laughlin to Christian, 1 run, fuller and played down the ground

End of over 15 (14 runs) Brisbane Heat 140/2
DT Christian    25* (22b 1x6)      B Laughlin    2-0-24-0
JA Burns    57* (40b 5x4 1x6)      XJ Doherty    2-0-14-0

15.1

Shoaib Malik to Christian, 1 run, width offered outside off and played over infield for a single

15.2

Shoaib Malik to Burns, FOUR, reverse sweep!! tossed up and reverse swept hard, goes over short third man

15.3

Shoaib Malik to Burns, 1 run, goes agian but finds cover fiedler this time

15.4

Shoaib Malik to Christian, SIX, baseball hitting here at Brisbane. Tossed up, down the track and tonks it over sight screen for another maximum

15.5

Shoaib Malik to Christian, FOUR, dolly on leg stump and helped it on its way past short fine leg. Nothing delivery, full toss and a nice tickle. Four more.

15.6

Shoaib Malik to Christian, 1 run, fuller outside off and played past cover

End of over 16 (17 runs) Brisbane Heat 157/2
DT Christian    37* (26b 1x4 2x6)      Shoaib Malik    4-0-40-1
JA Burns    62* (42b 6x4 1x6)      B Laughlin    2-0-24-0

16.1

Gulbis to Christian, 1 run, full and straight on middle and leg, drills to long on

16.2

Gulbis to Burns, SIX, another full toss and just timed it to perfection, goes over mid wicket

16.3

Gulbis to Burns, 1 run, punched to on side for a single

16.4

Gulbis to Christian, FOUR, back of a length delivery on leg stump and pulled, one bounce and over the rope

16.5

Gulbis to Christian, FOUR, four more!! porr length in the business end of an innings, Waits on the back foot and hits it to cow corner

16.6

Gulbis to Christian, SIX, sheer power, brutal batting. Length delivery again on off, seems he was waiting for ages for this and has dispatched it over mid wicket

End of over 17 (22 runs) Brisbane Heat 179/2
DT Christian    52* (30b 3x4 3x6)      EP Gulbis    1-0-22-0
JA Burns    69* (44b 6x4 2x6)      Shoaib Malik    4-0-40-1

17.1

Doherty to Burns, OUT, saw him advancing and bowled it touch short, Burns on the charge was never to the pitch of the ball. As the ball sneaked through and the keeper whips the glittering bails off the grove.

JA Burns st †Paine b Doherty 69 (45b 6x4 2x6) SR: 153.33

17.2

Doherty to Lynn, 1 run, angled in from outside off and nudged to on side to get off the mark

17.3

Doherty to Christian, 1 run, down the track and followed him with a fuller one, digs to on side for a single

17.4

Doherty to Lynn, 1 run, tossed up on middle and off, puched to on side

17.5

Doherty to Christian, 1 run, makes room and smothered to extra covers for a single

17.6

Doherty to Lynn, 2 runs, length delivery and drilled to long off, mis-fields yields him an extra run

End of over 18 (6 runs) Brisbane Heat 185/3
CA Lynn    4* (3b)      XJ Doherty    3-0-20-1
DT Christian    54* (32b 3x4 3x6)      EP Gulbis    1-0-22-0

18.1

Laughlin to Christian, no run, trade mark delivery fuller outside off, play and a miss

18.2

Laughlin to Christian, 3 runs, saw him coming and dropped it shot, gets a top edge and flies over the keeper

18.3

Laughlin to Lynn, 1 run, lofts it over cover

18.4

Laughlin to Christian, 1 run, pulled to mid wicket

18.5

Laughlin to Lynn, 1 wide, banged in short and called wide, rightly so!

18.5

Laughlin to Lynn, FOUR, fuller outside off, goes down on one knee and smashed it over covers

18.6

Laughlin to Lynn, 1 run, pacy delivery outside off and driven to extra covers

End of over 19 (11 runs) Brisbane Heat 196/3
CA Lynn    10* (6b 1x4)      B Laughlin    3-0-35-0
DT Christian    58* (35b 3x4 3x6)      XJ Doherty    3-0-20-1

19.1

Doherty to Lynn, 1 run, down the track and whacked it, on the bounce to the fielder

19.2

Doherty to Christian, no run, shuffled across and tried to whack it, play and a miss

ashish dhakal: "close escape for Paine but love to see DAN batting magnificent"

19.3

Doherty to Christian, 2 runs, advances down the track and hits it straight, good work by the fielder

19.4

Doherty to Christian, SIX, right out of the screws! belted. Length delivery, makes room and clobbered it over wide long on

19.5

Doherty to Christian, 2 runs, fuller delivery on leg stump and digs it out for a couple.

19.6

Doherty to Christian, 2 runs, down the track and played along the ground for a couple

Sam: "This is not over. Last year the Hurricanes chased down 172 comfortably at the Gabba and the year before they lost by 3 runs chasing the Heats 201. Still game on.

What a show from Brisbane. 210 is the target for Hurricanes, mountain to climb really. Kieswetter, Burns and Dan were ruthless. Do join us for the chase.

End of over 20 (13 runs) Brisbane Heat 209/3
DT Christian    70* (40b 3x4 4x6)      XJ Doherty    4-0-33-1
CA Lynn    11* (7b 1x4)      B Laughlin    3-0-35-0
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Dec 28, 2013

Ben Dunk struck five fours and four sixes, Brisbane Heat v Hobart Hurricanes, Big Bash League, Brisbane, December 28, 2013

Ben Dunk struck five fours and four sixes

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Joe Burns plays a reverse sweep, Brisbane Heat v Hobart Hurricanes, Big Bash League, Brisbane, December 28, 2013

Joe Burns plays a reverse sweep

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