Big Bash League, Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne Stars at Melbourne (Docklands), Jan 4, 2014
Melbourne Stars won by 9 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
4 January 2014 - night match (20-over match)

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

Melbourne Renegades 17/1   AJ Finch 6* (2b 1x6)   JM Bird 0.3-0-4-1

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

Melbourne Renegades 17/2   AJ Finch 6* (2b 1x6)   JM Bird 0.5-0-4-2

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

Melbourne Renegades 17/3   AJ Finch 6* (2b 1x6)   JM Bird 1-0-4-3

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

Melbourne Renegades 119/4   AJ Finch 43* (43b 2x4 1x6)   JW Hastings 3.1-0-24-1

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

Melbourne Renegades 130/5   AJ Finch 51* (45b 2x4 2x6)   SL Malinga 3.2-0-20-1





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Hours of play (local time) 19.10 start, First Session 19.10-20.25, Interval 20.25-20.40, Second Session 20.40-21.55

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