Big Bash League, Adelaide Strikers v Perth Scorchers at Adelaide, Dec 31, 2013
Adelaide Strikers won by 6 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Played at Adelaide Oval
31 December 2013 - night match (20-over match)

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

0.1

Botha to SE Marsh, no run, round the stumps, rapped on the pads

0.2

Botha to SE Marsh, no run, on the pads and tucked to on side

0.3

Botha to SE Marsh, 1 run, tossed up a bit on middle and off, nudged to on to get off the mark

0.4

Botha to Katich, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, turns it around behind square

0.5

Botha to SE Marsh, 1 run, on middle and leg, nudges to midwicket

0.6

Botha to Katich, no run, touch short on off, goes back and punches it to cover

End of over 1 (3 runs) Perth Scorchers 3/0

    • SM Katich 1 (2b)
    • SE Marsh 2 (4b)
    • J Botha 1-0-3-0
1.1

Oakley to SE Marsh, no run, low full toss outside off, comes forward and pushes back past the bowler, mid-off cuts it off

1.2

Oakley to SE Marsh, OUT, fuller in length which straightens after pitching outside off, Marsh leans forward and pushes it infront of mid-off and off for a quick single, Botha gets underneath it very quickly and direct throw towards the non-striker's end and he is caught just short of the crease.

SE Marsh run out 2 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

1.3

Oakley to Katich, FOUR, length delivery outside off, leans forward and drives it uppishly over cover

1.4

Oakley to Katich, 1 wide, low full toss down leg, Katich shuffle across and keeper moves to his right and holds it

1.4

Oakley to Katich, 1 run, short and wide outside off, waits on his crease and cuts it to third man

1.5

Oakley to Whiteman, no run, back of a length delivery outside off, misses a poke and a nice carry to the keeper

1.6

Oakley to Whiteman, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, waits and gets it to third man

End of over 2 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 10/1

    • SM Whiteman 1 (2b)
    • SM Katich 6 (4b 1x4)
    • BS Oakley 1-0-7-0
    • J Botha 1-0-3-0
2.1

Botha to Whiteman, no run, comes out and pushes a length delivery to midwicket

2.2

Botha to Whiteman, FOUR, tossed up delivery outside off, leans froward and lofts it over cover

2.3

Botha to Whiteman, no run, on a length which spins back in, pushes it back to the bowler

2.4

Botha to Whiteman, 1 run, length delivery outside off, drills it to down to long-on

2.5

Botha to Katich, no run, tossed up delivery on middle and leg, works it to square leg

2.6

Botha to Katich, 1 run, touch short outside off, cuts it to left of short third man

End of over 3 (6 runs) Perth Scorchers 16/1

    • SM Katich 7 (6b 1x4)
    • SM Whiteman 6 (6b 1x4)
    • J Botha 2-0-9-0
    • BS Oakley 1-0-7-0
3.1

Tait to Katich, 1 wide, back of a length delivery outside off and moves away, called wide

3.1

Tait to Katich, no run, back of a length delivery slanting across from well outside leg and an inside edge over the stumps to the keeper

3.2

Tait to Katich, no run, good length delivery on middle and leg, gets forward and defends it to off

3.3

Tait to Katich, no run, length delivery on leg, inside edge to the toe and rolls to off side

3.4

Tait to Katich, no run, length delivery on off, leans forward and drives uppishly which fall short of the cover

3.5

Tait to Katich, FOUR, fine leg up and a back of a length delivery down leg, helps it away to the fence

3.6

Tait to Katich, 1 wide, back of a length once again, this time too down leg

3.6

Tait to Katich, 1 run, length delivery outside off, gets down and and a top edge went towards midwicket

End of over 4 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 23/1

    • SM Katich 12 (12b 2x4)
    • SM Whiteman 6 (6b 1x4)
    • SW Tait 1-0-7-0
    • J Botha 2-0-9-0
4.1

Neser to Katich, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, waits and guides it past backward point

4.2

Neser to Whiteman, 1 run, back of a length once again on off, waits and gets it to the left of backward point

4.3

Neser to Katich, FOUR, touch short on middle and leg, pulls it off the back foot through square leg

4.4

Neser to Katich, 3 runs, back of a length delivery outside off, gets an inside edge past the keeper

4.5

Neser to Whiteman, FOUR, short of a length down leg, powers it through backward square leg

4.6

Neser to Whiteman, no run, keeps the same length which was shaping away, waits and blocks to off

End of over 5 (13 runs) Perth Scorchers 36/1

    • SM Whiteman 11 (9b 2x4)
    • SM Katich 20 (15b 3x4)
    • MG Neser 1-0-13-0
    • SW Tait 1-0-7-0
5.1

Oakley to Katich, FOUR, Katich picks the gap nicely, that was a full toss outside off and he leans forward and gets it between cover and extra cover

5.2

Oakley to Katich, no run, touch short outside off, gets it to point from the crease

5.3

Oakley to Katich, 1 run, short of a length outside off, slices it over backward point, third man cuts it off

5.4

Oakley to Whiteman, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, waits and he steers to third man

5.5

Oakley to Katich, 1 run, back of a length delivery angling in from outside off, waits and guides it to third man, they are keeping the third man busy

5.6

Oakley to Whiteman, FOUR, lovely placement, that was on a length outside off, he leans forward the drives it between extra cover and mid-off

End of over 6 (11 runs) Perth Scorchers 47/1

    • SM Whiteman 16 (11b 3x4)
    • SM Katich 26 (19b 4x4)
    • BS Oakley 2-0-18-0
    • MG Neser 1-0-13-0
6.1

Botha to Katich, no run, length delivery spins in from middle, stuck on his pad above the knee

6.2

Botha to Katich, no run, touch short outside off, dabs it to backward point

6.3

Botha to Katich, no run, waits and cuts a short of a length delivery straight to backward point

6.4

Botha to Katich, SIX, tossed up delivery on off, Katich gets down on one knee and launches it over midwicket

6.5

Botha to Katich, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, turns it around to square leg

6.6

Botha to Whiteman, 1 run, Whiteman works a length delivery to deep midwicket

End of over 7 (8 runs) Perth Scorchers 55/1

    • SM Whiteman 17 (12b 3x4)
    • SM Katich 33 (24b 4x4 1x6)
    • J Botha 3-0-17-0
    • BS Oakley 2-0-18-0
7.1

Zampa to Whiteman, 1 run, tossed up delivery outside off, drills it down to long-on

7.2

Zampa to Katich, 1 run, flighted delivery outside off, drives it to sweeper cover

7.3

Zampa to Whiteman, (no ball) 1 run, full toss on middle and leg and over the waist, turns it around to backward square leg

7.3

Zampa to Katich, 1 leg bye, short of a length down leg, off the pad for a leg bye back past the keeper

7.4

Zampa to Whiteman, OUT, and Zampa strikes, tossed up delivery on middle stump and Whiteman comes out and tries to hoick it over midwicket, he didn't get the elevation and went high in the sky towards deep square leg, Oakley settles underneath it and holds it

SM Whiteman c Oakley b Zampa 19 (15b 3x4 0x6) SR: 126.66

7.5

Zampa to Katich, no run, touch short outside off, cuts it away to point

7.6

Zampa to Katich, 1 run, on middle and leg, turns it around to deep square leg

End of over 8 (6 runs) Perth Scorchers 61/2

    • SM Katich 35 (28b 4x4 1x6)
    • MR Marsh 0 (0b)
    • A Zampa 1-0-5-1
    • J Botha 3-0-17-0
8.1

Neser to Katich, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, waits and gets it to point

8.2

Neser to MR Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, works it behind square leg

8.3

Neser to Katich, OUT, and a big blow for the Perth, touch short which was pitches on middle and shapes away from Katich. He stays on his crease and reach it but not in a good control and a leading edge went flat into the hands of Oakley at backward point

SM Katich c Oakley b Neser 36 (30b 4x4 1x6) SR: 120.00

8.4

Neser to Turner, 1 run, length delivery on off, pushes it to cover and sneaks a quick single

8.5

Neser to MR Marsh, no run, good length delivery outside off, punches it to cover

8.6

Neser to MR Marsh, no run, good length delivery on off, gets behind the line and dabs it to point

End of over 9 (3 runs) Perth Scorchers 64/3

    • MR Marsh 1 (3b)
    • AJ Turner 1 (1b)
    • MG Neser 2-0-16-1
    • A Zampa 1-0-5-1
9.1

Zampa to Turner, 1 run, tossed up on off, gets it through the vacant midwicket region

9.2

Zampa to MR Marsh, 1 run, flighted delivery outside off, drives it along the ground to long-off

9.3

Zampa to Turner, 2 runs, length delivery down leg, shuffle across a bit and scoops it for a couple

9.4

Zampa to Turner, SIX, that's a full toss outside off, gets down on one knee and launches it over midwicket

9.5

Zampa to Turner, 1 run, another full toss outside off, shuffle across and gets it to short fine leg

9.6

Zampa to MR Marsh, 1 run, flatter and quicker on off, goes back and gets it to point and sneaks a single

End of over 10 (12 runs) Perth Scorchers 76/3

    • MR Marsh 3 (5b)
    • AJ Turner 11 (5b 1x6)
    • A Zampa 2-0-17-1
    • MG Neser 2-0-16-1
10.1

Neser to MR Marsh, 1 run, short of a length outside off, comes out and gets it through the cover region

10.2

Neser to Turner, 1 run, length delivery outside off, swings it and clears the infield

10.3

Neser to MR Marsh, no run, back of a length delivery on off, dabs it to point

10.4

Neser to MR Marsh, FOUR, length delivery on middle and leg, drives it over the non-striker and races to the fence, mid-on has no chance to stop that

10.5

Neser to MR Marsh, FOUR, short and wide outside off, cuts it away off the back foot to point boundary

10.6

Neser to MR Marsh, 1 run, back of a length delivery on off, plays from the crease to point

End of over 11 (11 runs) Perth Scorchers 87/3

    • MR Marsh 13 (10b 2x4)
    • AJ Turner 12 (6b 1x6)
    • MG Neser 3-0-27-1
    • A Zampa 2-0-17-1
11.1

Zampa to MR Marsh, OUT, and one more, short and wide outside off which bounces a bit more than expected, Marsh waits and cuts it off the backfoot but that went straight into the hands of Botha at backward point

MR Marsh c Botha b Zampa 13 (11b 2x4 0x6) SR: 118.18

11.2

Zampa to Armstrong, no run, length delivery on off, dabs it to point

11.3

Zampa to Armstrong, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, drills it down to long-on

11.4

Zampa to Turner, 2 runs

11.5

Zampa to Turner, 1 wide, short and wide outside off, called wide

11.5

Zampa to Turner, 1 wide, another short length delivery and way outside off, called wide

11.5

Zampa to Turner, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, drills it to long-on

11.6

Zampa to Armstrong, 1 run, length delivery outside off, gets it to sweeper cover

End of over 12 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 94/4

    • TJ Armstrong 2 (3b)
    • AJ Turner 15 (8b 1x6)
    • A Zampa 3-0-24-2
    • MG Neser 3-0-27-1
12.1

Tait to Armstrong, 1 run, short of a length delivery which rises on Armstrong, rides the bounce and gets it to on side

12.2

Tait to Turner, 1 leg bye, length delivery on leg, off the pads for a leg bye

12.3

Tait to Armstrong, OUT, and now Tait strikes, that was on a length which pitches on off and jags back in sharply which kept low. Armstrong late to react and misses the line and went past his bat and struck right infront of middle and leg, umpire gave it straightaway!

TJ Armstrong lbw b Tait 3 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

12.4

Tait to Coulter-Nile, no run, length delivery outside off which shapes away a bit, misses it

12.5

Tait to Coulter-Nile, 1 leg bye, back of a length on leg, off the thigh pad for a leg bye

12.6

Tait to Turner, SIX, short of a length on middle and leg, backs away and gets it over the bowler's head

End of over 13 (9 runs) Perth Scorchers 103/5

    • AJ Turner 21 (10b 2x6)
    • NM Coulter-Nile 0 (2b)
    • SW Tait 2-0-14-1
    • A Zampa 3-0-24-2
13.1

Zampa to Coulter-Nile, 1 run, on a length down leg, works it to midwicket

13.2

Zampa to Turner, 1 run, tossed up delivery outside off, drives it down to long-off

13.3

Zampa to Coulter-Nile, 1 run, flatter and quicker on the stumps, gets it to deep midwicket

13.4

Zampa to Turner, no run, tossed up on off, inside edge and back past the keeper

13.5

Zampa to Turner, 1 run, Turner chips a length delivery to long-off

13.6

Zampa to Coulter-Nile, no run, tossed up outside off and that spun away from Coulter-Nile

End of over 14 (4 runs) Perth Scorchers 107/5

    • NM Coulter-Nile 2 (5b)
    • AJ Turner 23 (13b 2x6)
    • A Zampa 4-0-28-2
    • SW Tait 2-0-14-1
14.1

Botha to Turner, 1 run, flatter delivery outside off, punches it down to wide of long-on

14.2

Botha to Coulter-Nile, 2 runs, length delivery down leg, gets it to vacant square leg

14.3

Botha to Coulter-Nile, 1 run, flatter and quicker outside off, outside edge to short third man

14.4

Botha to Turner, 1 run, Turner drills a length delivery down to long-on

14.5

Botha to Coulter-Nile, no run, pushes a length delivery back to the bowler

14.6

Botha to Coulter-Nile, no run, touch short outside off and he misses a cut

End of over 15 (5 runs) Perth Scorchers 112/5

    • NM Coulter-Nile 5 (9b)
    • AJ Turner 25 (15b 2x6)
    • J Botha 4-0-22-0
    • A Zampa 4-0-28-2
15.1

Neser to Turner, OUT, that's a very soft dismissal, that was on a length outside off and a bit slower. Turner stays on the back foot and drives it straight into the hands of extra cover, Hughes doesn't miss those sitters!

AJ Turner c Hughes b Neser 25 (16b 0x4 2x6) SR: 156.25

15.2

Neser to Yasir Arafat, no run, on a length outside off, defends it

15.3

Neser to Yasir Arafat, OUT, another one for Neser, back of a length delivery outside off and Arafat shuffle across a bit to get behind it as it was shaping away but ended up in a genuine edge to the keeper, that's some real depth bowling from Neser.

Yasir Arafat c †Ludeman b Neser 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

15.4

Neser to Thomas, no run, good length delivery outside off and Thomas lets it go

15.5

Neser to Thomas, no run, this time he misses a poke to a back of a length delivery outside off

15.6

Neser to Thomas, no run, back of a length delivery outside off, dabs it to point from the crease

End of over 16 (wicket maiden) Perth Scorchers 112/7

    • AC Thomas 0 (3b)
    • NM Coulter-Nile 5 (9b)
    • MG Neser 4-1-27-3
    • J Botha 4-0-22-0
16.1

Tait to Coulter-Nile, 1 wide, length delivery, 140 kph but too wide outside off

16.1

Tait to Coulter-Nile, no run, yorker length delivery outside off, through to the keeper

16.2

Tait to Coulter-Nile, 1 wide, fuller in length down leg, called wide

16.2

Tait to Coulter-Nile, 1 run, length delivery outside off, squeezes it to off and gets off the strike

16.3

Tait to Thomas, no run, yorker length outside off, 143 kph, Thomas digs it out to off

16.4

Tait to Thomas, no run, short of a length on middle and leg, Thomas ducks under it

16.5

Tait to Thomas, 1 run, fuller in length down leg, Thomas turns it around to deep fine leg

16.6

Tait to Coulter-Nile, FOUR, full toss on middle and leg, Coulter-Nile gets it to square leg fence

End of over 17 (8 runs) Perth Scorchers 120/7

    • NM Coulter-Nile 10 (12b 1x4)
    • AC Thomas 1 (6b)
    • SW Tait 3-0-22-1
    • MG Neser 4-1-27-3
17.1

Oakley to Thomas, 1 run, yorker length delivery outside off, Thomas digs it out to third man

17.2

Oakley to Coulter-Nile, FOUR, length delivery on middle and leg, powers it through backward square leg

17.3

Oakley to Coulter-Nile, no run, Coulter-Nile swings a length delivery straight to midwicket

17.4

Oakley to Coulter-Nile, SIX, fuller in length on off, Coulter-Nile gets down on one knee and launches it to midwicket boundary

17.5

Oakley to Coulter-Nile, 1 run, OUT, length delivery outside off and Coulter-Nile gets it to wide of long-off and they goes for the second one. Botha from the long-on sprints and throws it to the non-striker end and Thomas fall short of the crease though he dives full length, Oakley whips the bails as fast as fast he can

AC Thomas run out 2 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

17.6

Oakley to Coulter-Nile, 1 run, length delivery outside off, drills it to long-off

End of over 18 (13 runs) Perth Scorchers 133/8

    • NM Coulter-Nile 22 (17b 2x4 1x6)
    • GB Hogg 0 (0b)
    • BS Oakley 3-0-31-0
    • SW Tait 3-0-22-1
18.1

Tait to Coulter-Nile, 1 leg bye, length delivery on middle and leg, off the pad for a leg bye

18.2

Tait to Hogg, OUT, good length delivery which was pitches on middle and shapes away, 147 kph which was too pacy for Hogg who tries to get it to third man but ended up in an edge to the keeper

GB Hogg c †Ludeman b Tait 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

18.3

Tait to Beer, 1 wide, length delivery but heading down leg, called wide

18.3

Tait to Beer, 1 wide, now we must say that's some real poor bowling, fuller and too wide outside off

18.3

Tait to Beer, 1 wide, another wide from Tait outside off, trying too hard to get pace but loosing out the line

18.3

Tait to Beer, no run, length delivery on middle and leg, pushes it back to the bowler

18.4

Tait to Beer, 1 run, length delivery down leg, turns it around to deep fine leg

18.5

Tait to Coulter-Nile, no run, low full toss outside off, drives it straight to mid-off

18.6

Tait to Coulter-Nile, 1 run, length delivery, 139 kph on middle and leg, turns it around behind square leg

End of over 19 (6 runs) Perth Scorchers 139/9

    • NM Coulter-Nile 23 (20b 2x4 1x6)
    • MA Beer 1 (2b)
    • SW Tait 4-0-27-2
    • BS Oakley 3-0-31-0
19.1

Oakley to Coulter-Nile, 1 run, Coulter-Nile swings a length delivery down to deep midwicket

19.2

Oakley to Beer, 1 leg bye, good length drifting down leg, off the pad to on side

19.3

Oakley to Coulter-Nile, SIX, Coulter-Nile picks this length delivery from outside off and launches it over deep midwicket

19.4

Oakley to Coulter-Nile, FOUR, fuller on middle and leg and Coulter-Nile powers it to cow corner, able to bisect the long-on and deep midwicket

19.5

Oakley to Coulter-Nile, SIX, fuller in length outside off and Coulter-Nile shuffle across to off and hammers it to wide of midwicket

19.6

Oakley to Coulter-Nile, 2 runs, full toss on off, gets it over the bowler's head for a couple

Do join us for the chase!

End of over 20 (20 runs) Perth Scorchers 159/9

    • NM Coulter-Nile 42 (25b 3x4 3x6)
    • MA Beer 1 (3b)
    • BS Oakley 4-0-50-0
    • SW Tait 4-0-27-2
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