Big Bash League, Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Thunder at Melbourne (Docklands), Jan 14, 2014
Sydney Thunder won by 9 wickets (with 51 balls remaining)
14 January 2014 - night match (20-over match)

Pattinson from the Coventry End!

0.1

Pattinson to Khawaja, FOUR, take that!! Fuller outside off, plants his front-off and right out off the text book. Driven through covers.

0.2

Pattinson to Khawaja, 1 run, length ball on off and pushed to off side for a single

0.3

Pattinson to Dilshan, 1 leg bye, fuller down the leg, skidded off the surface and thuds on the pad. Dilshan on the drive falls over

0.4

Pattinson to Khawaja, no run, pacy delivery on off stump and fends to off side

0.5

Pattinson to Khawaja, 2 runs, length ball on off stump, waits on the front foot and dabs past the point foelder

0.6

Pattinson to Khawaja, FOUR, length ball again and dragged it from outside off to unleash a glorious pull.

End of over 1 (12 runs) Sydney Thunder 12/0 (93 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 12.00, RRR: 4.89)

    • UT Khawaja 11 (5b 2x4)
    • TM Dilshan 0 (1b)
    • JL Pattinson 1-0-11-0
1.1

Rimmington to Dilshan, 1 run, touch fuller down the leg and nudged to mid-on

1.2

Rimmington to Khawaja, FOUR, Ohooo crunched!! Fuller outside off, in the zone and whacked through covers.

1.3

Rimmington to Khawaja, no run, walks down the track and fends a fuller delivery to off side. Solid in defence though!

1.4

Rimmington to Khawaja, no run, touch wide and width offered, slapped to point

1.5

Rimmington to Khawaja, 1 run, too full outside off and driven to wide mid-off region for a single. Khawaja looking in a great nick.

1.6

Rimmington to Dilshan, no run, fuller on off side and a text book push to off side

End of over 2 (6 runs) Sydney Thunder 18/0 (87 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 9.00, RRR: 4.83)

    • TM Dilshan 1 (3b)
    • UT Khawaja 16 (9b 3x4)
    • NJ Rimmington 1-0-6-0
    • JL Pattinson 1-0-11-0
2.1

Pattinson to Khawaja, 1 run, back of a length delivery on off-stump, shuffled across the line of the stumps and worked to on side

2.2

Pattinson to Dilshan, no run, flash and a miss outside off. Length ball on off stump, pitched and took off to fox his slash

2.3

Pattinson to Dilshan, 3 runs, touch fuller and clobbered through covers. Harris dives and makes a valid stop

2.4

Pattinson to Khawaja, no run, fuller and played back to the bowler. Pattinson collects and throws at Khawaja, bit of aggression sneaking in.

2.5

Pattinson to Khawaja, no run, cuts a length delivery to off side

2.6

Pattinson to Khawaja, FOUR, back of a length ball down the leg and whipped off his hips for four more

End of over 3 (8 runs) Sydney Thunder 26/0 (79 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 8.66, RRR: 4.64)

    • UT Khawaja 21 (13b 4x4)
    • TM Dilshan 4 (5b)
    • JL Pattinson 2-0-19-0
    • NJ Rimmington 1-0-6-0

Magician Muralitharan comes onto bowl

3.1

Muralitharan to Dilshan, 1 run, tossed up and played down the ground

3.2

Muralitharan to Khawaja, no run, length ball and pushed to off side

3.3

Muralitharan to Khawaja, FOUR, tossed up outside off, clears his front foot and smothered the spin through covers

3.4

Muralitharan to Khawaja, no run, loopy delivery on off stump and driven to sweeper at covers

3.5

Muralitharan to Khawaja, no run, quicker delivery on off and fends to off side

3.6

Muralitharan to Khawaja, no run, quicker one again and a front foot defence to off side

End of over 4 (5 runs) Sydney Thunder 31/0 (74 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 7.75, RRR: 4.62)

    • UT Khawaja 25 (18b 5x4)
    • TM Dilshan 5 (6b)
    • M Muralitharan 1-0-5-0
    • JL Pattinson 2-0-19-0
4.1

Rimmington to Dilshan, no run, too full down the leg and Dilshan pushes it to mid-on region

4.2

Rimmington to Dilshan, FOUR, length ball and eked to vacant on side for a four more. Great shot!

4.3

Rimmington to Dilshan, FOUR, and again! Touch fuller on off, on his knee and swatted to backward square

4.4

Rimmington to Dilshan, 1 run, down the track and clobbered to wide mid-off region, fielder dives in and a makes a good stop

4.5

Rimmington to Khawaja, no run, touch fuller on off-stump and punched to off side

4.6

Rimmington to Khawaja, FOUR, four more! Length ball on off stump and dragged it over short mid-wicket region. Productive over!

End of over 5 (13 runs) Sydney Thunder 44/0 (61 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 8.80, RRR: 4.06)

    • UT Khawaja 29 (20b 6x4)
    • TM Dilshan 14 (10b 2x4)
    • NJ Rimmington 2-0-19-0
    • M Muralitharan 1-0-5-0
5.1

Fawad Ahmed to Dilshan, 1 run, tossed up on middle and off, swept to on side

5.2

Fawad Ahmed to Khawaja, 3 runs, angled way and a nice little delicate dab past the slip fielder

5.3

Fawad Ahmed to Dilshan, FOUR, take that!! Tossed up outside off, advanced down the track and tonks it over wide long on region

5.4

Fawad Ahmed to Dilshan, FOUR, its raining boundaries. Tosses up again outside off and swatted through covers

5.5

Fawad Ahmed to Dilshan, no run, down the track and gets a thick inside edge onto his pad

5.6

Fawad Ahmed to Dilshan, FOUR, walks down the turf and smothered the spin towards vacant on sid. Dilshan on a roll!

End of over 6 (16 runs) Sydney Thunder 60/0 (45 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 10.00, RRR: 3.21)

    • TM Dilshan 27 (15b 5x4)
    • UT Khawaja 32 (21b 6x4)
    • Fawad Ahmed 1-0-16-0
    • NJ Rimmington 2-0-19-0
6.1

O'Brien to Khawaja, 2 runs, tossed up on off stump and gets a regulation edge past he keeper

6.2

O'Brien to Khawaja, 1 run, down the leg and whipped off his toes

6.3

O'Brien to Dilshan, no run, tossed up and pushed back to the bowler

6.4

O'Brien to Dilshan, 2 runs, down the track and squeezed a fuller delivery to off side

6.5

O'Brien to Dilshan, 1 run, angled in and nudged to on side

6.6

O'Brien to Khawaja, 1 run, tossed up and played down the carpet for a single

End of over 7 (7 runs) Sydney Thunder 67/0 (38 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 9.57, RRR: 2.92)

    • UT Khawaja 36 (24b 6x4)
    • TM Dilshan 30 (18b 5x4)
    • AW O'Brien 1-0-7-0
    • Fawad Ahmed 1-0-16-0
7.1

Muralitharan to Khawaja, no run, tossed up outside off and opts to sweep him, loud cry for lbw and umpire says "not out" much to the dismay of Renegades

7.2

Muralitharan to Khawaja, 1 run, tossed up and turned to on side

7.3

Muralitharan to Dilshan, 1 run, loopy delivery and played down the ground

7.4

Muralitharan to Khawaja, 1 run, quier delivery down the leg and tucked to on side

7.5

Muralitharan to Dilshan, no run, quicker delivery on off and cuts to point

7.6

Muralitharan to Dilshan, 1 leg bye, tossed up on middle and leg, Dilshan on the flick misses and thuds on the pad, another appeal for leg before wicket, turn down

End of over 8 (4 runs) Sydney Thunder 71/0 (34 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 8.87, RRR: 2.83)

    • TM Dilshan 31 (21b 5x4)
    • UT Khawaja 38 (27b 6x4)
    • M Muralitharan 2-0-8-0
    • AW O'Brien 1-0-7-0
8.1

O'Brien to Dilshan, 1 bye, length ball on off stump, down the track and goes for a big yahoo heave, missed it altogether as it fox the keeper too

8.2

O'Brien to Khawaja, 1 run, turned to on side

8.3

O'Brien to Dilshan, FOUR, poor deliveryy, on the pads and swept past short fine leg

8.4

O'Brien to Dilshan, no run, tossed up on off and swept to short fine leg. You miss and your gone!

8.5

O'Brien to Dilshan, FOUR, walks down the track and clobbered a length ball past mid-off

8.6

O'Brien to Dilshan, 1 run

End of over 9 (11 runs) Sydney Thunder 82/0 (23 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 9.11, RRR: 2.09)

    • TM Dilshan 40 (26b 7x4)
    • UT Khawaja 39 (28b 6x4)
    • AW O'Brien 2-0-17-0
    • M Muralitharan 2-0-8-0
9.1

Pattinson to Dilshan, SIX, length ball and whacked over mid wicket

9.2

Pattinson to Dilshan, 1 wide, wide down the leg

9.2

Pattinson to Dilshan, no run, play and miss outside off

9.3

Pattinson to Dilshan, OUT, length ball outside off and scooped a length ball to Hill at mid-off

TM Dilshan c Hill b Pattinson 46 (37m 29b 7x4 1x6) SR: 158.62

9.4

Pattinson to Khawaja, no run, tapped to off side

9.5

Pattinson to Khawaja, 1 run, on the pads and nudged to on side

9.6

Pattinson to Hussey, 1 run, length ball on off and pulled to on side

End of over 10 (9 runs) Sydney Thunder 91/1 (14 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 9.10, RRR: 1.40)

    • MEK Hussey 1 (1b)
    • UT Khawaja 40 (30b 6x4)
    • JL Pattinson 3-0-28-1
    • AW O'Brien 2-0-17-0
10.1

Fawad Ahmed to Hussey, 3 runs, tossed up outside off and driven through covers

10.2

Fawad Ahmed to Khawaja, FOUR, width offered outside off and cuts past short third man

10.3

Fawad Ahmed to Khawaja, no run, fuller outside off and left alone

10.4

Fawad Ahmed to Khawaja, 1 run, length bal and played along the ground

10.5

Fawad Ahmed to Hussey, FOUR, too wide outside off and clobbered past the sweeper at covers

10.6

Fawad Ahmed to Hussey, no run, quicker delivery and fends to off side

End of over 11 (12 runs) Sydney Thunder 103/1 (2 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 9.36, RRR: 0.22)

    • MEK Hussey 8 (4b 1x4)
    • UT Khawaja 45 (33b 7x4)
    • Fawad Ahmed 2-0-28-0
    • JL Pattinson 3-0-28-1
11.1

Pattinson to Khawaja, 1 run, length ball and edged to third man for a single

Scores level

11.2

Pattinson to Hussey, no run, fuller on off stump and pushed back to mid-off

11.3

Pattinson to Hussey, 1 run, length ball on off, tapped to on side and scampered for a run

Finally we have a victory for Thunders and the streak comes to an end. 105 was too easy as they chased it down quite comfortably. GS Sandhu has been adjudged Man of the Match for his brilliant bowling figures.

Richard Hartley: "For Hussey's sake I am really happy for this win... poor guy carries the team, just not far enough most time

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