Big Bash League

Perth Scorchers v Hobart Hurricanes

Perth Scorchers won by 6 runs

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Toss - News coming in is that Scorchers have won the toss and have opted to bat first.

Umpires Lock and Ward have made their in.Marsh and Katich to open the innings. Malik with the new ball.

0.1

Shoaib Malik to SE Marsh, no run, tossed up and played back to the bowler

0.2

Shoaib Malik to SE Marsh, FOUR, goes fine straight away! Tossed up on off stump and swept fine behind square

0.3

Shoaib Malik to SE Marsh, 1 run, angled in and nudged to on side for a single

0.4

Shoaib Malik to Katich, no run, typical shuffle and turned to on side

0.5

Shoaib Malik to Katich, 1 run, loopy delivery on leg stump and played along the carpet

0.6

Shoaib Malik to SE Marsh, no run, tossed up outside off and fends to covers

End of over 1 (6 runs) Perth Scorchers 6/0
SE Marsh    5* (4b 1x4)      Shoaib Malik    1-0-6-0
SM Katich    1* (2b)     

1.1

Bollinger to Katich, 1 run, drifted in and driven to mid-on region for a single

1.2

Bollinger to SE Marsh, no run, peach of a delivery. Pitched on off and straightened to fox his defence.

1.3

Bollinger to SE Marsh, 2 runs, touch wide and full outside off, on the front foot and drives past point for a couple

1.4

Bollinger to SE Marsh, 1 run, short on middle and leg, swivels and pulls to on side

1.5

Bollinger to Katich, 1 run, back of a length delivery and dabs to third man. Quite upish but safe

1.6

Bollinger to SE Marsh, 1 run, fuller down the leg and runs to on side for a single

End of over 2 (6 runs) Perth Scorchers 12/0
SE Marsh    9* (8b 1x4)      DE Bollinger    1-0-6-0
SM Katich    3* (4b)      Shoaib Malik    1-0-6-0

2.1

Shoaib Malik to SE Marsh, 1 run, speared it in and driven to wide long on region for a mere single

2.2

Shoaib Malik to Katich, no run, makes room for a length delivery and cuts to short third man

2.3

Shoaib Malik to Katich, SIX, down the track and chips it over covers for a glorious looking shot

2.4

Shoaib Malik to Katich, no run, what was he doing there.? Fuller outside off and tried to slog. Play and a miss

2.5

Shoaib Malik to Katich, 1 run, on the pads and smothered the spin to deep mid wicket

2.6

Shoaib Malik to SE Marsh, no run, down the track, not to the pitch and fends to off side

End of over 3 (8 runs) Perth Scorchers 20/0
SE Marsh    10* (10b 1x4)      Shoaib Malik    2-0-14-0
SM Katich    10* (8b 1x6)      DE Bollinger    1-0-6-0

"X" factor Doherty comes into bowl.

3.1

Doherty to Katich, 1 run, down the turf nad driven to off side

3.2

Doherty to SE Marsh, 1 run, walks down and played along the ground for a single

3.3

Doherty to Katich, no run, saw him making room and pushed to off side

3.4

Doherty to Katich, 1 run, on the pads and nudged to short mid wicket region for a single

3.5

Doherty to SE Marsh, 1 wide, wide down the leg

3.5

Doherty to SE Marsh, no run, length delivery and Marsh missed out on a pull as the ball thuds on his pad

3.6

Doherty to SE Marsh, no run, fends to on side. Good over

End of over 4 (4 runs) Perth Scorchers 24/0
SE Marsh    11* (13b 1x4)      XJ Doherty    1-0-4-0
SM Katich    12* (11b 1x6)      Shoaib Malik    2-0-14-0

4.1

Shoaib Malik to Katich, 1 run, tossed up outside off and dragged to long on

4.2

Shoaib Malik to SE Marsh, no run, down the track and punched back to the bowler

4.3

Shoaib Malik to SE Marsh, FOUR, tossed up and a conventional sweep behind square. Nicely controlled shot.

4.4

Shoaib Malik to SE Marsh, FOUR, cuts and finds the gap betweem point and short third man. Touch short on off and belted

4.5

Shoaib Malik to SE Marsh, FOUR, third one in a row!. Ordinary delivery on leg. length ball and pulled to deep mid wicket for another boundary

4.6

Shoaib Malik to SE Marsh, 1 run, on the pads, touch fuller and nudged to on side for a single

End of over 5 (14 runs) Perth Scorchers 38/0
SE Marsh    24* (18b 4x4)      Shoaib Malik    3-0-28-0
SM Katich    13* (12b 1x6)      XJ Doherty    1-0-4-0

Hilfi into the attack

5.1

Hilfenhaus to SE Marsh, no run, fuller on the pads and fends to on side

5.2

Hilfenhaus to SE Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on the pads, pushed to on side and scampered for a quick single

5.3

Hilfenhaus to Katich, no run, play and a miss. Back of a length delivery on middle and leg, makes room for a fancy drive but forgot to put bat onto that

5.4

Hilfenhaus to Katich, 1 run, dabs a length delivery to third man for a single

5.5

Hilfenhaus to SE Marsh, 1 run, good delivery on off and gets a thick leading edge to third man

5.6

Hilfenhaus to Katich, FOUR, great shot. Back of a length delivery on off stump, makes room and slapped in front of point

End of over 6 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 45/0
SM Katich    18* (15b 1x4 1x6)      BW Hilfenhaus    1-0-7-0
SE Marsh    26* (21b 4x4)      Shoaib Malik    3-0-28-0

6.1

Laughlin to SE Marsh, 2 runs, touch wide on off stump, cuts to third man and scampered for a couple

6.2

Laughlin to SE Marsh, 1 run, short delivery on off, tapped to off and scampered for a single

6.3

Laughlin to Katich, 1 run, on the pads and whipped to long on for a single

6.4

Laughlin to SE Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on off, played to off side with soft hands and steals yet another single

6.5

Laughlin to Katich, no run, cuts to point and Katich fancies a single which wasn't there

6.6

Laughlin to Katich, 1 run, walks across the line of the stumps and pulled a length delivery to mid wicket. On the bounce to the fielder

End of over 7 (6 runs) Perth Scorchers 51/0
SM Katich    20* (18b 1x4 1x6)      B Laughlin    1-0-6-0
SE Marsh    30* (24b 4x4)      BW Hilfenhaus    1-0-7-0

7.1

Doherty to Katich, 1 run, makes room and cuts to deep for a single

7.2

Doherty to SE Marsh, SIX, strong and long!! Down the track on a flash and tonks it back over the bowlers head

7.3

Doherty to SE Marsh, 1 run, fuller on the pads and nudged to on side

7.4

Doherty to Katich, 1 run, length delivery down the leg and punched to on side for a single

7.5

Doherty to SE Marsh, OUT, gone!! Cuts to short third man and skipper off for a sucidal run. Marsh sends him back but he was long way down

SM Katich run out 22 (20b 1x4 1x6) SR: 110.00

7.6

Doherty to SE Marsh, 1 run, pushed to off side

End of over 8 (10 runs) Perth Scorchers 61/1
SE Marsh    38* (28b 4x4 1x6)      XJ Doherty    2-0-14-0
AC Voges    0* (0b)      B Laughlin    1-0-6-0

8.1

Hilfenhaus to SE Marsh, 1 run, length delivery on off stump, pushed to off side

8.2

Hilfenhaus to Voges, 1 run, good delivery on off stump and a healthy edge to off side

8.3

Hilfenhaus to SE Marsh, no run, foxed him with a slower length delivery outside off

8.4

Hilfenhaus to SE Marsh, 1 run, back of a length delivery on middle and leg, swiveled and pulled to on side

8.5

Hilfenhaus to Voges, 1 run, shaped in a bit and cuts to third man

8.6

Hilfenhaus to SE Marsh, OUT, back of a length delivery and Marsh opts to pull. On the charge gets a top edge as the ball flown towards vacant on side. Paine calls for the catch and takes it quite easily

SE Marsh c †Paine b Hilfenhaus 40 (32b 4x4 1x6) SR: 125.00

End of over 9 (4 runs) Perth Scorchers 65/2
     BW Hilfenhaus    2-0-11-1
AC Voges    2* (2b)      XJ Doherty    2-0-14-0

9.1

Bollinger to Simmons, OUT, this is insane running. Fends to off and Voges scampered for a run which wasn't there. Another one bits the dust

AC Voges run out 2 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

9.2

Bollinger to Simmons, 1 run, dabs to third man for a single

9.3

Bollinger to MR Marsh, no run, back of a length delivery and tapped to off side

9.4

Bollinger to MR Marsh, 1 wide, banged in short and called wide

9.4

Bollinger to MR Marsh, no run, back of a length delivery and pushed to off side

9.5

Bollinger to MR Marsh, 1 run, length delivery outside off and punched past the diving point fielder to off the mark

9.6

Bollinger to Simmons, no run, full and straight. digs it out

End of over 10 (3 runs) Perth Scorchers 68/3
CJ Simmons    1* (3b)      DE Bollinger    2-0-9-0
MR Marsh    1* (3b)      BW Hilfenhaus    2-0-11-1

10.1

Shoaib Malik to MR Marsh, 1 run, tossed up on the pads and chipped to on side

10.2

Shoaib Malik to Simmons, no run, slower delivery outside off and driven to covers

10.3

Shoaib Malik to Simmons, 1 run, shimmy down the track and slashed over point

10.4

Shoaib Malik to MR Marsh, 1 no ball, fends back to the bowler

Free-hit

10.4

Shoaib Malik to MR Marsh, SIX, tossed up down the leg, on his knees goes over fine leg fence. Huge hit

10.5

Shoaib Malik to MR Marsh, no run, length delivery and punched back to the bowler

10.6

Shoaib Malik to MR Marsh, no run, short on middle and off, on the back foot cuts ti cover

End of over 11 (9 runs) Perth Scorchers 77/3
MR Marsh    8* (8b 1x6)      Shoaib Malik    4-0-37-0
CJ Simmons    2* (5b)      DE Bollinger    2-0-9-0

11.1

Doherty to Simmons, 1 run, down the turf and lofted over covers

11.2

Doherty to MR Marsh, no run, fuller outside off and pushed to sweeper at covers

11.3

Doherty to MR Marsh, no run, length delivery and fends to off side

11.4

Doherty to MR Marsh, 2 runs, down the track, not to the pitch of the ball and skied to long on region. Fielder sprints in and never looked like catching it

11.5

Doherty to MR Marsh, 1 run, punched past covers for a single

11.6

Doherty to Simmons, no run, length delivery on off and cuts to short third man region

End of over 12 (4 runs) Perth Scorchers 81/3
CJ Simmons    3* (7b)      XJ Doherty    3-0-18-0
MR Marsh    11* (12b 1x6)      Shoaib Malik    4-0-37-0

12.1

Hilfenhaus to MR Marsh, no run, back of a length delivery outside off and dabs to off side

12.2

Hilfenhaus to MR Marsh, 1 run, tested him with a shorter and nicely pulled along the ground

12.3

Hilfenhaus to Simmons, no run, slower delivery and deceived him completely

12.4

Hilfenhaus to Simmons, 1 run, makes room and fends a length delivery to off side for a single

12.5

Hilfenhaus to MR Marsh, 1 run, back of a length delivery on off stump and cuts to point

12.6

Hilfenhaus to Simmons, FOUR, don't bowl him there!! Fuller on the pads and flicked towards backward square.

End of over 13 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 88/3
CJ Simmons    8* (10b 1x4)      BW Hilfenhaus    3-0-18-1
MR Marsh    13* (15b 1x6)      XJ Doherty    3-0-18-0

13.1

Laughlin to MR Marsh, 1 run, OUT, and another run out. Fuller outside off and driven to covers. Simmons calls for the second and much to his dismay failed to reach his mark on time. Lack of communication as Simmons fell apart.

CJ Simmons run out 8 (10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

13.2

Laughlin to MR Marsh, no run, pushed to off side

13.3

Laughlin to MR Marsh, FOUR, slower delivery outsie off and banged point

13.4

Laughlin to MR Marsh, FOUR, length delivery outside off and cuts past the keeper. Ohoo that was so close

13.5

Laughlin to MR Marsh, 1 run, played to third man for a single

13.6

Laughlin to Turner, no run, fuller outside off and steered to point

End of over 14 (10 runs) Perth Scorchers 98/4
AJ Turner    0* (1b)      B Laughlin    2-0-16-0
MR Marsh    23* (20b 2x4 1x6)      BW Hilfenhaus    3-0-18-1

14.1

Doherty to MR Marsh, 1 run, pushed to off side and steals a single

14.2

Doherty to Turner, 1 run, on the pads and nudged to fine leg to bring Scorchers 100

14.3

Doherty to MR Marsh, 1 run, turned to on side and scampered for a single

14.4

Doherty to Turner, 1 run, tossed up on leg and played along the carpet

14.5

Doherty to MR Marsh, 2 runs, loppy delivery on middle and off, played to vacant on side for a "comfortable couple!"

14.6

Doherty to MR Marsh, 1 run, on the pads and tucked to mid wicket for a single

End of over 15 (7 runs) Perth Scorchers 105/4
MR Marsh    28* (24b 2x4 1x6)      XJ Doherty    4-0-25-0
AJ Turner    2* (3b)      B Laughlin    2-0-16-0

15.1

Hilfenhaus to MR Marsh, no run, banged in short and a miscued pull to on side

15.2

Hilfenhaus to MR Marsh, 1 run, over cooked a fuller delivery and bowled low full toss outside off, steered to third man

15.3

Hilfenhaus to Turner, 2 runs, saw him coming and dropped it short as Turned edged to third man

15.4

Hilfenhaus to Turner, FOUR, advanced and took on the rise, pulled to mid wicket fence

15.5

Hilfenhaus to Turner, 1 run, full outside off and squeezed to covers

15.6

Hilfenhaus to MR Marsh, 1 run, too full outside off and a text book drive to long on for a mere single

End of over 16 (9 runs) Perth Scorchers 114/4
MR Marsh    30* (27b 2x4 1x6)      BW Hilfenhaus    4-0-27-1
AJ Turner    9* (6b 1x4)      XJ Doherty    4-0-25-0

16.1

Laughlin to MR Marsh, 1 run, fuller on the pads and tucked to deep mid wicket for a single

16.2

Laughlin to Turner, 2 runs, makes room and clobbered straight. Maklik comes across and makes a good stop

16.3

Laughlin to Turner, 1 run, slower delivery down the leg, shimmy down the track and chips to on side

16.4

Laughlin to MR Marsh, 2 runs, fuller on leg stump, nudged to vacant on side and scampered for a second

16.5

Laughlin to MR Marsh, no run, slower bouncer and big yahoo and a miss

16.6

Laughlin to MR Marsh, OUT, length delivery down the leg, Marsh makes room and slapped straight into the throat of Dunk at deep backward square

MR Marsh c Dunk b Laughlin 33 (31b 2x4 1x6) SR: 106.45

End of over 17 (6 runs) Perth Scorchers 120/5
     B Laughlin    3-0-22-1
AJ Turner    12* (8b 1x4)      BW Hilfenhaus    4-0-27-1

17.1

Bollinger to Coulter-Nile, no run, pushed to covers

17.2

Bollinger to Coulter-Nile, 1 run, too full outside off and pushed past covers for a single

17.3

Bollinger to Turner, no run, saw him making room and bowled full outside off, play and a miss

17.4

Bollinger to Turner, 1 run, fuller outside off and drilled to long on for a mere single

17.5

Bollinger to Coulter-Nile, 1 run, yorker length on off stump and gets a thick inside edge to on side

17.6

Bollinger to Turner, 1 run, in the block-hole outside off and digs it out for a single

End of over 18 (4 runs) Perth Scorchers 124/5
AJ Turner    14* (11b 1x4)      DE Bollinger    3-0-13-0
NM Coulter-Nile    2* (3b)      B Laughlin    3-0-22-1

18.1

Laughlin to Turner, 3 runs, dropped!! Length delivery on middle and leg, Turner on the charge and pulled towards backward square. Dunk again in the deep

18.2

Laughlin to Coulter-Nile, 1 wide, way down the leg

18.2

Laughlin to Coulter-Nile, 1 leg bye, played down the ground

18.3

Laughlin to Turner, SIX, slower delivery, length ball, in the zone and whacked it over long off

18.4

Laughlin to Turner, 2 runs, makes room and mistimed drive to mid-off region

18.5

Laughlin to Turner, 2 runs, ohho full adn straight, toe crushing yorker nad digs to on side for a couple more

18.6

Laughlin to Turner, FOUR, low full toss and banged back past the bowler. Don't bother chasing it!! It was clobbered.

End of over 19 (19 runs) Perth Scorchers 143/5
AJ Turner    31* (16b 2x4 1x6)      B Laughlin    4-0-40-1
NM Coulter-Nile    2* (4b)      DE Bollinger    3-0-13-0

19.1

Bollinger to Coulter-Nile, OUT, fuller on middle and off, slower on too. Coulter-Nile shuffled across and skied to on side. Laughlin calls for the catch and takes a good catch

NM Coulter-Nile c Laughlin b Bollinger 2 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

19.2

Bollinger to Turner, 1 run, miscued to on side

19.3

Bollinger to Whiteman, 2 runs, fuller on middle and off, driven past the bowler for a couple more

19.4

Bollinger to Whiteman, FOUR, clever shot! Length delivery down the leg and hoicked over short fine leg

Short fine leg dropped back and mid-off comes in

19.5

Bollinger to Whiteman, 2 runs, length delivery on off stump, makes room and swatted to long on

19.6

Bollinger to Whiteman, 1 run, OUT, low full toss and sliced to deep. White man scampered for the second and he never looked like reaching his mark

SM Whiteman run out 9 (4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 225.00

After the scratchy start Mitch and Turner steadied the ship for Scorchers. Turner played a crucial smashing knock from the time he came in. Scorchers gifted 4 run-outs to Hurricanes. Do join us for the chase

End of over 20 (10 runs) Perth Scorchers 153/6
     DE Bollinger    4-0-23-1
AJ Turner    32* (17b 2x4 1x6)      B Laughlin    4-0-40-1
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Photos

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