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)

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

Perth Scorchers 3/1   SM Katich 1* (2b)   BS Oakley 0.2-0-0-0

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

Perth Scorchers 60/2   SM Katich 34* (26b 4x4 1x6)   A Zampa 0.4-0-4-1

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

Perth Scorchers 63/3   MR Marsh 1* (1b)   MG Neser 1.3-0-15-1

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

Perth Scorchers 87/4   AJ Turner 12* (6b 1x6)   A Zampa 2.1-0-17-2

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

Perth Scorchers 96/5   AJ Turner 15* (9b 1x6)   SW Tait 1.3-0-8-1

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

Perth Scorchers 112/6   NM Coulter-Nile 5* (9b)   MG Neser 3.1-0-27-2

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

Perth Scorchers 112/7   NM Coulter-Nile 5* (9b)   MG Neser 3.3-0-27-3

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

Perth Scorchers 132/8   NM Coulter-Nile 20* (15b 2x4 1x6)   BS Oakley 2.5-0-30-0

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

Perth Scorchers 134/9   NM Coulter-Nile 22* (18b 2x4 1x6)   SW Tait 3.2-0-22-2





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Hours of play (local time) 18.10 start, First Session 18.10-19.25, Interval 19.25-19.40, Second Session 19.40-20.55

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