Big Bash League

Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne Stars

Melbourne Stars won by 9 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)

0.1

Malinga to Hill, 1 wide, length delivery down leg, called wide

0.1

Malinga to Hill, 2 runs, on middle and leg, flicks through square leg

0.2

Malinga to Hill, no run, fuller on middle and leg, nudges to on side

0.3

Malinga to Hill, 1 run, good length delivery on middle and off, tucks behind square

0.4

Malinga to Finch, 1 leg bye, back of a length on leg, off the pad for a leg bye

0.5

Malinga to Hill, no run, slower ball down leg, took it on the pad

0.6

Malinga to Hill, (no ball) 1 run, he oversteps and pushes a length delivery to mid-off

0.6

Malinga to Finch, SIX, length delivery on middle and off, backs away and launches it over midwicket

End of over 1 (13 runs) Melbourne Renegades 13/0
AJ Finch    6* (2b 1x6)      SL Malinga    1-0-12-0
MW Hill    4* (5b)     

1.1

Bird to Hill, FOUR, length delivery and drives it over the bowler's head and to the fence

1.2

Bird to Hill, no run, on a good length around off, defends it

1.3

Bird to Hill, OUT, and Bird strikes, back of a length delivery pitches outside off and shapes away, HIll played away from his body and a genuine edge to the keeper, early break through for the Stars.

MW Hill c †Wade b Bird 8 (7m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

1.4

Bird to Buttler, no run, blocks a good length delivery on off

1.5

Bird to Buttler, OUT, and Buttler goes for a second ball duck, back of a length delivery and it nips back in sharply and struck on the knee roll of the front pad of Buttler, umpire took a bit of time and given, height looks good too.

JC Buttler lbw b Bird 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

1.6

Bird to Rohrer, OUT, and another one for Bird, this was on a good length which pitches on middle and off and nips back in a bit, Rohrer a bit late to react and struck on his back pad, that's real good bowling from Bird after the first boundary

BJ Rohrer lbw b Bird 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

End of over 2 (4 runs) Melbourne Renegades 17/3
     JM Bird    1-0-4-3
AJ Finch    6* (2b 1x6)      SL Malinga    1-0-12-0

2.1

McKay to Finch, no run, Finch pushes a length delivery to mid-on

2.2

McKay to Finch, 4 leg byes, length delivery down leg, off the pad to the fine leg fence

2.3

McKay to Finch, 1 wide, back of a length delivery down leg, called wide

2.3

McKay to Finch, no run, blocks a length delivery to off

2.4

McKay to Finch, 1 run, good length and pushes infront of mid-on

2.5

McKay to Cooper, 1 run

2.6

McKay to Finch, 1 run, back of a length outside off, steers to third man

End of over 3 (8 runs) Melbourne Renegades 25/3
AJ Finch    8* (7b 1x6)      CJ McKay    1-0-4-0
TLW Cooper    1* (1b)      JM Bird    1-0-4-3

3.1

Bird to Finch, no run, back of a length delivery angling in from off and stuck on pad, down leg

3.2

Bird to Finch, FOUR, flicks a length delivery to midwicket fence

3.3

Bird to Finch, 1 run, pushes a length deliery to off and gets a quick single

3.4

Bird to Cooper, 2 runs, Cooper gets an outside edge to wide of third man

3.5

Bird to Cooper, no run, plays from the crease to point

3.6

Bird to Cooper, FOUR, flicks a length delivery to square leg boundary

End of over 4 (11 runs) Melbourne Renegades 36/3
TLW Cooper    7* (4b 1x4)      JM Bird    2-0-15-3
AJ Finch    13* (10b 1x4 1x6)      CJ McKay    1-0-4-0

4.1

McKay to Finch, no run, pushes a length delivery back to the bowler

4.2

McKay to Finch, 1 run, Finch nudges to on side to a length delivery

4.3

McKay to Cooper, FOUR, slices it over backward point

4.4

McKay to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it to mid-off

4.5

McKay to Finch, 1 run, nudges a good length delivery to midwicket

4.6

McKay to Cooper, 2 runs, works it towards short fine leg and a fumble from Malinga allows an extra run

End of over 5 (9 runs) Melbourne Renegades 45/3
TLW Cooper    14* (7b 2x4)      CJ McKay    2-0-13-0
AJ Finch    15* (13b 1x4 1x6)      JM Bird    2-0-15-3

5.1

Bird to Finch, no run, good length outside off, left alone by Finch

5.2

Bird to Finch, no run, Finch plays a length delivery with soft hands to off

5.3

Bird to Finch, 2 runs, Finch clips it through vacant midwicket region

5.4

Bird to Finch, no run, Finch drives it straight to mid-on

5.5

Bird to Finch, 1 run, turns it around behind square leg

5.6

Bird to Cooper, no run, Cooper blocks a length delivery to off

End of over 6 (3 runs) Melbourne Renegades 48/3
TLW Cooper    14* (8b 2x4)      JM Bird    3-0-18-3
AJ Finch    18* (18b 1x4 1x6)      CJ McKay    2-0-13-0

6.1

Hastings to Finch, 2 runs, fuller and driven above he bowler's head

6.2

Hastings to Finch, no run, Finch drives a length delivery to mid-off

6.3

Hastings to Finch, 1 run, drives a good length delivery back past the bowler

6.4

Hastings to Cooper, no run, on middle and leg, works it to on side

6.5

Hastings to Cooper, no run, punches but finds point to back of a length delivery

6.6

Hastings to Cooper, 1 run, Cooper guides it to third man

End of over 7 (4 runs) Melbourne Renegades 52/3
TLW Cooper    15* (11b 2x4)      JW Hastings    1-0-4-0
AJ Finch    21* (21b 1x4 1x6)      JM Bird    3-0-18-3

7.1

Faulkner to Cooper, 1 run, nudges to on side

7.2

Faulkner to Finch, 1 run, comes out and punches to sweeper cover

7.3

Faulkner to Cooper, no run, defends a length delivery to off

7.4

Faulkner to Cooper, no run, drives a length delivery back to the bowler

7.5

Faulkner to Cooper, no run, driven on the rise but finds mid-off

7.6

Faulkner to Cooper, 2 runs, shuffle across and works it through midwicket for a couple

End of over 8 (4 runs) Melbourne Renegades 56/3
TLW Cooper    18* (16b 2x4)      JP Faulkner    1-0-4-0
AJ Finch    22* (22b 1x4 1x6)      JW Hastings    1-0-4-0

8.1

Hastings to Finch, no run, pushes it back to he bowler

8.2

Hastings to Finch, 2 runs, Finch drives it wide of long-on for a couple

8.3

Hastings to Finch, 1 run

8.4

Hastings to Cooper, 1 run, wrist work towards on side

8.5

Hastings to Finch, 1 run, good length delivery on middle and leg, tucks to on side

8.6

Hastings to Cooper, 1 run, Cooper turns a good length delivery through midwicket

End of over 9 (6 runs) Melbourne Renegades 62/3
TLW Cooper    20* (18b 2x4)      JW Hastings    2-0-10-0
AJ Finch    26* (26b 1x4 1x6)      JP Faulkner    1-0-4-0

9.1

Faulkner to Cooper, 2 runs, back of a length outside off, opens the face and gets it through backward point

9.2

Faulkner to Cooper, 1 run, pushes it infront of point

9.3

Faulkner to Finch, no run, back of a length delivery on middle and leg, blocks it

9.4

Faulkner to Finch, 1 run, flicks a length delivery to deep square leg

9.5

Faulkner to Cooper, 1 run, waits on his crease and Cooper gets a back of a length delivery to cover

9.6

Faulkner to Finch, 2 runs, back of a length outside off, dabs it through backward point

End of over 10 (7 runs) Melbourne Renegades 69/3
AJ Finch    29* (29b 1x4 1x6)      JP Faulkner    2-0-11-0
TLW Cooper    24* (21b 2x4)      JW Hastings    2-0-10-0

10.1

Malinga to Cooper, 1 run, touch short outside off, dabs it to third man

10.2

Malinga to Finch, 1 run, back of a length on off, waits and gets it infront of backward point

10.3

Malinga to Cooper, 1 run, opens the face and guides it to third man

10.4

Malinga to Finch, no run, Finch tucks a length delivery to on side

10.5

Malinga to Finch, 1 run, steers to third man

10.6

Malinga to Cooper, 1 run, Cooper gets an edge to third man and will keep strike

End of over 11 (5 runs) Melbourne Renegades 74/3
TLW Cooper    27* (24b 2x4)      SL Malinga    2-0-17-0
AJ Finch    31* (32b 1x4 1x6)      JP Faulkner    2-0-11-0

11.1

Hastings to Cooper, 1 run, Cooper top edges it over square leg, fall safely

11.2

Hastings to Finch, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, dabs it to third man

11.3

Hastings to Cooper, SIX, Cooper launches a back of a length delivery from the crease over midwicket

11.4

Hastings to Cooper, FOUR, poor line down leg, touch slower, helps it away to fine leg fence

11.5

Hastings to Cooper, no run, Cooper drives it back to the bowler

11.6

Hastings to Cooper, 2 runs, slower delivery outside off, gets it to wide of deep cover

End of over 12 (14 runs) Melbourne Renegades 88/3
TLW Cooper    40* (29b 3x4 1x6)      JW Hastings    3-0-24-0
AJ Finch    32* (33b 1x4 1x6)      SL Malinga    2-0-17-0

12.1

Bird to Finch, no run, backs away and plays it short cover

12.2

Bird to Finch, FOUR, powers a length delivery to wide of long-on

12.3

Bird to Finch, no run, back of a length delivery outside off, swing and a miss

12.4

Bird to Finch, 1 run, waits and gets a back of a length delivery to short third man

12.5

Bird to Cooper, no run, not that short enough for the cut shot, beaten

12.6

Bird to Cooper, 1 run, pulls a short of length delivery to wide of midwicket

End of over 13 (6 runs) Melbourne Renegades 94/3
TLW Cooper    41* (31b 3x4 1x6)      JM Bird    4-0-24-3
AJ Finch    37* (37b 2x4 1x6)      JW Hastings    3-0-24-0

13.1

Faulkner to Cooper, 3 runs, works a back of a length delivery to wide of fine leg

13.2

Faulkner to Finch, 1 run, Finch powers a length delivery to deep midwicket

13.3

Faulkner to Cooper, 2 runs, pulls a short of length delivery behind square leg

13.4

Faulkner to Cooper, 1 run, tucks it away to on side

13.5

Faulkner to Finch, 2 runs, miscues a scoop but gets a couple though

13.6

Faulkner to Finch, 1 run, Finch drills a length delivery down to long-on

End of over 14 (10 runs) Melbourne Renegades 104/3
AJ Finch    41* (40b 2x4 1x6)      JP Faulkner    3-0-21-0
TLW Cooper    47* (34b 3x4 1x6)      JM Bird    4-0-24-3

14.1

McKay to Finch, no run, back of a length delivery down leg, clips the pad to the keeper

14.2

McKay to Finch, 1 run, gets it to sweeper cover by backing away

14.3

McKay to Cooper, no run

14.4

McKay to Cooper, FOUR, Cooper brings his fifty by a pull to backward square leg

14.5

McKay to Cooper, SIX, this time he gets maximum by flicking away over backward square leg

14.6

McKay to Cooper, 1 run, works it down to deep midwicket

End of over 15 (12 runs) Melbourne Renegades 116/3
TLW Cooper    58* (38b 4x4 2x6)      CJ McKay    3-0-25-0
AJ Finch    42* (42b 2x4 1x6)      JP Faulkner    3-0-21-0

15.1

Malinga to Cooper, no run, fuller outside off, gets it to point from the crease

15.2

Malinga to Cooper, no run, Cooper digs out a yorker length delivery to off

15.3

Malinga to Cooper, 1 run, fuller on off, gets it to point

15.4

Malinga to Finch, 1 run, low full toss down leg, turns it around to deep midwicket

15.5

Malinga to Cooper, no run, another full toss on off, pushes it to mid-off

15.6

Malinga to Cooper, 1 run, Cooper flicks it to square leg and gets a quick single

End of over 16 (3 runs) Melbourne Renegades 119/3
TLW Cooper    60* (43b 4x4 2x6)      SL Malinga    3-0-20-0
AJ Finch    43* (43b 2x4 1x6)      CJ McKay    3-0-25-0

16.1

Hastings to Cooper, OUT, and finally a wicket, slower delivery outside off, Cooper waits and cuts it straight into the hands of White

TLW Cooper c White b Hastings 60 (57m 44b 4x4 2x6) SR: 136.36

16.2

Hastings to Nevill, no run, dabs it from the crease to point

16.3

Hastings to Nevill, 2 runs, whips it off his pads to deep square leg

16.4

Hastings to Nevill, 1 run, length delivery down leg, turns it around to deep fine leg

16.5

Hastings to Finch, 2 runs, pushes it infront of long-off for a couple

16.6

Hastings to Finch, SIX, Finch comes out and hammers it over wide of long-on and brings his fifty

End of over 17 (11 runs) Melbourne Renegades 130/4
AJ Finch    51* (45b 2x4 2x6)      JW Hastings    4-0-35-1
PM Nevill    3* (3b)      SL Malinga    3-0-20-0

17.1

Malinga to Nevill, no run, Nevill misses a scoop and through to the keeper

17.2

Malinga to Nevill, OUT, fuller length delivery on off and Nevill gets a leading edge to mid-off where Bird holds it without any trouble

PM Nevill c Bird b Malinga 3 (5m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

17.3

Malinga to Finch, no run, tucks to on side

17.4

Malinga to Finch, 1 run, pushes it back towards the bowler

17.5

Malinga to Gale, no run, Gale blocks a length delivery to off

17.6

Malinga to Gale, no run, Gale comes out and takes a length delivery on pad outside off

End of over 18 (1 run) Melbourne Renegades 131/5
MG Gale    0* (2b)      SL Malinga    4-0-21-1
AJ Finch    52* (47b 2x4 2x6)      JW Hastings    4-0-35-1

18.1

Faulkner to Finch, SIX, Finch hits the roof towards short fine leg and called six

18.2

Faulkner to Finch, 1 run, Finch drills it down to long-off

18.3

Faulkner to Gale, no run, good length delivery outside off, swing and a miss

18.4

Faulkner to Gale, no run, another play and a miss from Gale to a length delivery

18.5

Faulkner to Gale, no run, good length outside off, Gale unable to get bat at that too

18.6

Faulkner to Gale, no run, Gale goes for a pull but misses it

End of over 19 (7 runs) Melbourne Renegades 138/5
MG Gale    0* (6b)      JP Faulkner    4-0-28-0
AJ Finch    59* (49b 2x4 3x6)      SL Malinga    4-0-21-1

19.1

McKay to Finch, SIX, touch short outside off and Finch slices it over cover

19.2

McKay to Finch, FOUR, Finch drives it straight towards the sight screen and a boundary

19.3

McKay to Finch, SIX, one more, short and slower outside off, waits and launches it over cover

19.4

McKay to Finch, SIX, this time he hammers it from crease over midwicket

19.5

McKay to Finch, 2 runs, Finch punches a length delivery to wide of long-off for a couple

19.6

McKay to Finch, 1 run, length delivery on off and gets it down to deep midwicket

Do join us for the chase.

End of over 20 (25 runs) Melbourne Renegades 163/5
AJ Finch    84* (55b 3x4 6x6)      CJ McKay    4-0-50-0
MG Gale    0* (6b)      JP Faulkner    4-0-28-0
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