Big Bash League

Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Renegades

Melbourne Renegades won by 51 runs

Hello and welcome to ESPNcricinfo's live coverage of the match between Hobart Hurricanes and Melbourne Renegades. News from the middle is that Melbourne Renegades won the toss and elected to bat first.

Weathers looks ok for the moment. Players are making their way into the middle. Hill and Finch to open the innings. Doug with the ball from the River End.

0.1

Bollinger to Hill, FOUR, Full toss on the leg stump and helped it on its way for the first runs

0.2

Bollinger to Hill, 1 run, length delivery on off stump, nudged to on side and scamper for the quick single

0.3

Bollinger to Finch, 1 run, back of a length delivery, on the pad tucked to mid wicket for a single and gets off the mark

0.4

Bollinger to Hill, 1 leg bye, drifted down the leg and thuds on the pads as the ball rolls on to on side

0.5

Bollinger to Finch, 1 wide, over cooked a fuller delivery and bowled it down the leg. Called wide

0.5

Bollinger to Finch, FOUR, width offered outside off and punished in front off covers for another boundary

0.6

Bollinger to Finch, no run, altered his length and bowled a touch short outside off and Finch shoulders arm

End of over 1 (12 runs) Melbourne Renegades 12/0
AJ Finch    5* (3b 1x4)      DE Bollinger    1-0-11-0
MW Hill    5* (3b 1x4)     

Hilfi with the new ball.

1.1

Hilfenhaus to Hill, 1 run, right on the money on off stump. Hill on the front foot for the drive gets a thick inside edge to on side as they steals another single

1.2

Hilfenhaus to Finch, no run, touch short on off stump, got on top of the Bounce and tapped down

1.3

Hilfenhaus to Finch, no run, bit of shape there, pitched on off and punched to covers

1.4

Hilfenhaus to Finch, no run, width offered outside off and crunched to point. Hilfi got away from this.

1.5

Hilfenhaus to Finch, (no ball) FOUR, not this time around. Fuller on off stump, in his arc and he has clobbered it back over the bowlers head. Oh! its a front foot no-ball too.

1.5

Hilfenhaus to Finch, FOUR, low full toss, backed away and whacked to deep mid wicket region.

1.6

Hilfenhaus to Finch, FOUR, too full on off stump and Finch has lofted it over mid off for another four. Perfect start

End of over 2 (14 runs) Melbourne Renegades 26/0
AJ Finch    17* (9b 4x4)      BW Hilfenhaus    1-0-14-0
MW Hill    6* (4b 1x4)      DE Bollinger    1-0-11-0

2.1

Bollinger to Hill, no run, fuller on off stump, play and a miss, sorry mighty swing a miss.

2.2

Bollinger to Hill, FOUR, too full again on off and hoicked it over mid on fielder. don't bother chasing it!

2.3

Bollinger to Hill, no run, back of a length delivery on off stump, on the back foot punched to point

2.4

Bollinger to Hill, FOUR, take that!! fuller on middle and leg, plants his front foot and hits it through the line, over mid on again

2.5

Bollinger to Hill, no run, pacy delivery on middle and off, fends to on side

2.6

Bollinger to Hill, FOUR, length delivery outside off, swung his bat at that and got a thick inside edge past short fine leg

End of over 3 (12 runs) Melbourne Renegades 38/0
MW Hill    18* (10b 4x4)      DE Bollinger    2-0-23-0
AJ Finch    17* (9b 4x4)      BW Hilfenhaus    1-0-14-0

3.1

Doherty to Finch, 1 run, tossed up on leg stump and nudged to on side for a single

3.2

Doherty to Hill, 2 runs, touch fuller outside off and whipped to mid wicket for a couple more

3.3

Doherty to Hill, 1 run, quicker delivery on off stump and punched to covers

3.4

Doherty to Finch, 1 run, loopy delivery, dipped on him and worked to on side

3.5

Doherty to Hill, FOUR, nicely chipped over short mid wicket fielder for another boundary

3.6

Doherty to Hill, no run, quicker delivery on middle and off, fends back to the bowler

End of over 4 (9 runs) Melbourne Renegades 47/0
MW Hill    25* (14b 5x4)      XJ Doherty    1-0-9-0
AJ Finch    19* (11b 4x4)      DE Bollinger    2-0-23-0

4.1

Hilfenhaus to Finch, FOUR, erred in his line, bowled fuller down the leg and Finch helped it past the diving keeper

4.2

Hilfenhaus to Finch, no run, pushed back to the bowler

4.3

Hilfenhaus to Finch, FOUR, touch short leg stump, got on of it and helped it off his hips

4.4

Hilfenhaus to Finch, no run, short and ducks under

4.5

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

4.6

Hilfenhaus to Hill, 1 run, slower again on leg stump, nudged to deep fine leg for a single and retains the strike

End of over 5 (10 runs) Melbourne Renegades 57/0
MW Hill    26* (15b 5x4)      BW Hilfenhaus    2-0-24-0
AJ Finch    28* (16b 6x4)      XJ Doherty    1-0-9-0

5.1

Doherty to Hill, 1 run, length delivery on middle and off, on the back foot mistimes a pull shot to long on

5.2

Doherty to Finch, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, turned to on side

5.3

Doherty to Hill, no run, touch fuller outside off and crunched to mid off

5.4

Doherty to Hill, 1 run, tossed up on off and slogged to deep mid wicket

5.5

Doherty to Finch, 1 run, on the pads and worked to on side

5.6

Doherty to Hill, no run, length delivery down the leg, kissed his pads on its way to short fine leg

End of over 6 (4 runs) Melbourne Renegades 61/0
MW Hill    28* (19b 5x4)      XJ Doherty    2-0-13-0
AJ Finch    30* (18b 6x4)      BW Hilfenhaus    2-0-24-0

6.1

Shoaib Malik to Finch, 1 run, spins back a long way from outside off and dabs to off side

6.2

Shoaib Malik to Hill, 1 run, tossed up and opts to slog to deep mid wicket

6.3

Shoaib Malik to Finch, SIX, flighted delivery outside off, gets down one one knee and crumped it over mid wicket fence. Finch looking in prime touch.

6.4

Shoaib Malik to Finch, no run, oh big spin! pitched on off and spins back in

6.5

Shoaib Malik to Finch, no run, pitched on off and skidded on. Play and a miss

6.6

Shoaib Malik to Finch, 1 run, cuts to off side for a single

End of over 7 (9 runs) Melbourne Renegades 70/0
AJ Finch    38* (23b 6x4 1x6)      Shoaib Malik    1-0-9-0
MW Hill    29* (20b 5x4)      XJ Doherty    2-0-13-0

7.1

Laughlin to Finch, 1 run, starts with a fuller and played along the carpet

7.2

Laughlin to Hill, no run, length delivery and played back to the bowler

7.3

Laughlin to Hill, 1 run, on the pads and nudged to on side

7.4

Laughlin to Finch, 1 run, touch full on off stump and a miscued drive to off side

7.5

Laughlin to Hill, no run, pacy stuff, full outside off, play and a miss

7.6

Laughlin to Hill, 1 run, fuller delivery on the pads and worked off his toes to deep mid wicket. Excellent first over from Laughlin

End of over 8 (4 runs) Melbourne Renegades 74/0
MW Hill    31* (24b 5x4)      B Laughlin    1-0-4-0
AJ Finch    40* (25b 6x4 1x6)      Shoaib Malik    1-0-9-0

8.1

Shoaib Malik to Hill, 1 run, shorter in length and pulled to mid wicket

8.2

Shoaib Malik to Finch, 1 run, length delivery outside off, dabs to short third man for a quick single

8.3

Shoaib Malik to Hill, SIX, clean hit. Tossed up on off stump, gets big stride forward and clobbered it over the sight screen

8.4

Shoaib Malik to Hill, 1 run, slowed up a bit and slogged to on side

8.5

Shoaib Malik to Finch, SIX, its huge!! tossed up outside off and slogged it over deep mid wicket fence

8.6

Shoaib Malik to Finch, 1 run, flatter trajectory and trashed to off side

End of over 9 (16 runs) Melbourne Renegades 90/0
AJ Finch    48* (28b 6x4 2x6)      Shoaib Malik    2-0-25-0
MW Hill    39* (27b 5x4 1x6)      B Laughlin    1-0-4-0

9.1

Laughlin to Finch, 1 no ball, whats happened there! high waist full toss, Finch ducks under and called no ball, rightly so

9.1

Laughlin to Finch, 2 runs, walks across the line and drives a fuller delivery past covers

9.2

Laughlin to Finch, OUT, gone! Soft dismissal. Length delivery on off stump, Finch on the back foot tried to run it past keeper, not much wood on the and ended up nicking one back to the keeper

AJ Finch c †Paine b Laughlin 50 (31b 6x4 2x6) SR: 161.29

9.3

Laughlin to Buttler, 1 run, fends to off side and scamper for a quick single

9.4

Laughlin to Hill, no run, shaped away after pitching on off, play and a miss. Laughlin has his tail up.

9.5

Laughlin to Hill, 1 run, on the leg stump and nudged to on side

9.6

Laughlin to Buttler, OUT, this is not happening. Slower delivery on off stump, Buttler mis-times it to mid off region. Hill at the non strikers end fancies a single which wasn't there and has been sent back . Dunk picks the ball up and hits the timber as Hill on the return couldn't reach on time and falls short off his mark

MW Hill run out 40 (29b 5x4 1x6) SR: 137.93

End of over 10 (5 runs) Melbourne Renegades 95/1
JC Buttler    1* (2b)      B Laughlin    2-0-9-1
     Shoaib Malik    2-0-25-0

10.1

Hilfenhaus to Rohrer, 1 run, digs it out to off side

10.2

Hilfenhaus to Buttler, no run, fends to off side

10.3

Hilfenhaus to Buttler, no run, length delivery and an inside edge to off side

10.4

Hilfenhaus to Buttler, 2 runs, touch short and a mis timed pull to deep mid wicket

10.5

Hilfenhaus to Buttler, no run, mixing up his length and bowled a short delivery. ducks down

10.6

Hilfenhaus to Buttler, 1 run, length delivery outside off and clobbered to off side

End of over 11 (4 runs) Melbourne Renegades 99/2
JC Buttler    4* (7b)      BW Hilfenhaus    3-0-28-0
BJ Rohrer    1* (1b)      B Laughlin    2-0-9-1

11.1

Bollinger to Buttler, no run, well bowled Sir. Length delivery on off and jags backs in a long way to fox his defence

11.2

Bollinger to Buttler, no run, full and wide. play and a miss

11.3

Bollinger to Buttler, 1 run, back of a length delivery on off and pulled to mid wicket

sean: ""And now the tides change""

11.4

Bollinger to Rohrer, 2 runs, on the pads and nudged to on side for a couple. Good running

11.5

Bollinger to Rohrer, no run, pacy delivery. Pitched on off and nips back in, thuds on the pad and a loud cry for leg before wicket. Umpire says "Not Out", much to dismay of the Hurricanes as the ball was definitely missing the fifth stump.

11.6

Bollinger to Rohrer, 4 leg byes, down the leg and brushed his pad on its way

End of over 12 (7 runs) Melbourne Renegades 106/2
BJ Rohrer    3* (4b)      DE Bollinger    3-0-26-0
JC Buttler    5* (10b)      BW Hilfenhaus    3-0-28-0

12.1

Hilfenhaus to Buttler, FOUR, nicely played. Fuller on middle and scooped it back over the bowlers head

12.2

Hilfenhaus to Buttler, no run, play and a miss outside off

12.3

Hilfenhaus to Buttler, FOUR, touch short on leg stump, swiveled and pulled to fine leg

12.4

Hilfenhaus to Buttler, SIX, back of a length delivery on leg stump. Buttler on the charge gets a top edge and it still carried over fine leg

12.5

Hilfenhaus to Buttler, 1 run, length delivery on off and worked to on side

12.6

Hilfenhaus to Rohrer, no run, fuller outside off, on the front foot, play and a miss

Karandeep Nagpal: "The way Hobart chased in the last match, they can chase any total!"

End of over 13 (15 runs) Melbourne Renegades 121/2
BJ Rohrer    3* (5b)      BW Hilfenhaus    4-0-43-0
JC Buttler    20* (15b 2x4 1x6)      DE Bollinger    3-0-26-0

13.1

Doherty to Buttler, no run, tossed up and played back to the bowler

13.2

Doherty to Buttler, OUT, what a catch, absolute breath taking. Down the track and tonks a fuller delivery to long on. Hilfi in the deep, times his jump to perfection and takes a lovely catch

JC Buttler c Hilfenhaus b Doherty 20 (17b 2x4 1x6) SR: 117.64

13.3

Doherty to Rohrer, 1 run, on middle and leg, tucks to on side

13.4

Doherty to Cooper, 1 run

13.5

Doherty to Rohrer, FOUR, length delivery outside off, reversweep to third man boundary

13.6

Doherty to Rohrer, 1 run, on middle and leg, tucks to backward square leg

End of over 14 (7 runs) Melbourne Renegades 128/3
BJ Rohrer    9* (8b 1x4)      XJ Doherty    3-0-20-1
TLW Cooper    1* (1b)      BW Hilfenhaus    4-0-43-0

14.1

Shoaib Malik to Rohrer, 2 runs, short on leg stump and pulled to fine leg

14.2

Shoaib Malik to Rohrer, 1 run, slower delivery on middle and off, nudged to mid wicket for a single

14.3

Shoaib Malik to Cooper, no run, dropped. That is the easiest catch dropped ever. Tossed on off, tried to work to on side, gets a leading edge. Shah at covers comes in and drops a dolly

14.4

Shoaib Malik to Cooper, no run, fends to on side

14.5

Shoaib Malik to Cooper, 1 run, swept to fine leg

14.6

Shoaib Malik to Rohrer, OUT, tossed up on off, slides in and Rohrer opts to slog across the line. Huge gap between bat and pad as the ball sneaks in and disturbs the castle

BJ Rohrer b Shoaib Malik 12 (11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 109.09

End of over 15 (4 runs) Melbourne Renegades 132/4
     Shoaib Malik    3-0-29-1
TLW Cooper    2* (4b)      XJ Doherty    3-0-20-1

15.1

Doherty to Cooper, no run, fuller and pushed to covers

15.2

Doherty to Cooper, no run, length delivery and played to covers

15.3

Doherty to Cooper, SIX, touch short and pulled. Hits the rope on the full and called six

15.4

Doherty to Cooper, 1 run, on the pads and nudged to on side

15.5

Doherty to Nevill, 1 run, loopy delivery on the pads and worked to on side for a single

15.6

Doherty to Cooper, 2 runs, quicker delivery on the pads and nudged to vacant on side for a couple more

End of over 16 (10 runs) Melbourne Renegades 142/4
TLW Cooper    11* (9b 1x6)      XJ Doherty    4-0-30-1
PM Nevill    1* (1b)      Shoaib Malik    3-0-29-1

16.1

Shoaib Malik to Nevill, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, tucks to on side

16.2

Shoaib Malik to Cooper, 1 run, length delivery on the pads and punched to long on for a single

16.3

Shoaib Malik to Nevill, no run, down the track for an almighty heave, gets a thick inside edge to on side

16.4

Shoaib Malik to Nevill, 1 run, slower delivery, real teaser on pads and nudged to on side

16.5

Shoaib Malik to Cooper, 2 runs, on the pads again and swept past short fine leg

16.6

Shoaib Malik to Cooper, 1 leg bye, fuller on middle and off, tried to reverse paddle and hits him on the full and a big, loud, cry for leg before wicket and the umpire says "Not Out".

End of over 17 (6 runs) Melbourne Renegades 148/4
TLW Cooper    14* (12b 1x6)      Shoaib Malik    4-0-34-1
PM Nevill    3* (4b)      XJ Doherty    4-0-30-1

17.1

Laughlin to Cooper, no run, fuller outside off, walks across the line and tried to scoop it

17.2

Laughlin to Cooper, no run, fuller outside off, yorker length. Cooper shuffled across and played back to the bowler

17.3

Laughlin to Cooper, no run, Laughlin is tightening the screws here. Full and straight, right into the block hole.

17.4

Laughlin to Cooper, 1 run, speared it in and played along the carpet for a single

17.5

Laughlin to Nevill, FOUR, gets it right this time. Fuller outside off, shuffled across and scooped it to perfection. Real gutsy shot.

17.6

Laughlin to Nevill, 1 run, driven to covers for a single and retains the strike

End of over 18 (6 runs) Melbourne Renegades 154/4
PM Nevill    8* (6b 1x4)      B Laughlin    3-0-15-1
TLW Cooper    15* (16b 1x6)      Shoaib Malik    4-0-34-1

Doug comes back to bowl

18.1

Bollinger to Nevill, 1 run, gave him the charge and driven to covers

18.2

Bollinger to Cooper, 2 runs, length delivery on off stump, on the back foot pulled to deep mid wicket for a couple more

18.3

Bollinger to Cooper, OUT, nicks behind and goes for a walk. Length delivery on off stump, Cooper makes room for the lofted drive, gets a thick outside and regulation edge through to the keeper.

TLW Cooper c †Paine b Bollinger 17 (18b 0x4 1x6) SR: 94.44

18.4

Bollinger to Gale, 2 runs, greets him with a brutal bouncer on leg stump and pulled to mid wicket

18.5

Bollinger to Gale, 1 run, touch fuller on middle and whipped to on side

18.6

Bollinger to Nevill, OUT, another one bites the dust. Saw him charging down the track and opts to bowl touch wide. Nevill on the move, not to the pitch of the ball and edges back to Paine

PM Nevill c †Paine b Bollinger 9 (8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 112.50

End of over 19 (6 runs) Melbourne Renegades 160/6
     DE Bollinger    4-0-32-2
MG Gale    3* (2b)      B Laughlin    3-0-15-1

19.1

Laughlin to Gale, 1 run, nudged to on side

19.2

Laughlin to Pattinson, OUT, full and straight, full in swinging yorker length in the base and Pattinson had no answer as the ball cannon onto the stumps

JL Pattinson b Laughlin 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

19.3

Laughlin to Rimmington, no run, yorker length delivery outside off, misses it completely

19.4

Laughlin to Rimmington, no run, another yorker length delivery on middle and leg, pushes it back to the bowler

19.5

Laughlin to Rimmington, OUT, superb bowling from Laughlin, this was short of a length delivery on middle and leg, Rimmington rocks back and pulls it straight into the hands of Birt at deep square leg, just one run and two wickets, real depth!

NJ Rimmington c Birt b Laughlin 0 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

19.6

Laughlin to Gale, 1 bye, fuller outside off, not able to get bat at it and gets a bye

Divy: "Whew!!!!! Who can imagine Melbourne were 93 for no loss after 9.2 overs... And now they are 162 for 8 after 20 overs.. Score easily chasable if Hobart has to be belived as per their previous 200+ chase... All the best!!! Do join us for the chase.

End of over 20 (2 runs) Melbourne Renegades 162/8
MG Gale    4* (4b)      B Laughlin    4-0-16-3
AW O'Brien    0* (0b)      DE Bollinger    4-0-32-2
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