Big Bash League, Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Sixers at Melbourne (Docklands), Jan 18, 2014
Sydney Sixers won by 2 runs
18 January 2014 - night match (20-over match)

Hi and Welcome to ESPN Cricinfo's coverage for the second match of the day between Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Sixers. We move from Adelaide Oval to Melbourne for yet another scintillating match.

Toss - News coming in is that Melbourne Renegades have won the toss and elected to bowl first.

West Indian recruit DJ Bravo comes in for Renegades, must be a real booster.

Lumb and Nic Maddinson to open the innings. Mathew Gale with the new ball.

0.1

Gale to Maddinson, 2 runs, half-volley down the leg and flicked to fine leg region for a couple

0.2

Gale to Maddinson, 1 run, width offered outside off and slashed hard as it runs down to third man

0.3

Gale to Lumb, no run, ripper!! Good length area on off stump, beats him on the front foot. Nice shape there for Gale.

0.4

Gale to Lumb, 1 wide, erred in his line and swung down the line, called wide.

0.4

Gale to Lumb, no run, in the block-hole. Fuller on middle and off, played back to the bowler

0.5

Gale to Lumb, 2 runs, width outside off and driven on the up through covers for couple

0.6

Gale to Lumb, no run, yahoo-heave and a miss, pitched on off stump and swung away to outfox his hoick

End of over 1 (6 runs) Sydney Sixers 6/0

    • MJ Lumb 2 (4b)
    • NJ Maddinson 3 (2b)
    • MG Gale 1-0-6-0
1.1

O'Brien to Maddinson, OUT, beats him for all money and got stumped! Saw him dancing down the track and O'Brien throw's it well outside off. Maddionson on the charge misses it and Nevill whips the zing bails off the grove.

NJ Maddinson st †Nevill b O'Brien 3 (5m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

1.2

O'Brien to Henriques, 1 run, angled in and nudged to on side for a quick single

1.3

O'Brien to Lumb, 1 run, down the leg and nudged a length ball to on side

1.4

O'Brien to Henriques, 1 run, touch fuller on off and played back past the bowler for a single

1.5

O'Brien to Lumb, 2 runs, loopy delivery outside off and nicely driven through covers for a couple more

1.6

O'Brien to Lumb, FOUR, swept away!! Tossed up in ff stump, Lumb goes down on one knee and whacks it behind square.

End of over 2 (9 runs) Sydney Sixers 15/1

    • MJ Lumb 9 (7b 1x4)
    • MC Henriques 2 (2b)
    • AW O'Brien 1-0-9-1
    • MG Gale 1-0-6-0
2.1

Gale to Henriques, no run, right on the money! Length ball on of stump and fends to off side

2.2

Gale to Henriques, 1 leg bye, angled in from outside off and thuds on his thigh pad as it rolled onto on side

Two men in the deep on legs side

2.3

Gale to Lumb, no run, touch slower on off stump, plants his front foot and played back to the bowler

2.4

Gale to Lumb, 1 run, walks down the track and pulled a length delivery to on side

2.5

Gale to Henriques, 2 runs, length ball on off stump, Henriques stayed in the crease and caressed it over mid-on

2.6

Gale to Henriques, 1 run, back of a length ball outside off and dabs to third man for a single

End of over 3 (5 runs) Sydney Sixers 20/1

    • MC Henriques 5 (6b)
    • MJ Lumb 10 (9b 1x4)
    • MG Gale 2-0-10-0
    • AW O'Brien 1-0-9-1
3.1

O'Brien to Henriques, no run, down the track and drives a fuller delivery to covers

3.2

O'Brien to Henriques, FOUR, advances down the turf and clobbered it dead straight back past the bowler

3.3

O'Brien to Henriques, SIX, quicker delivery on middle and leg, walks down the turf and tonks it over long on fence

3.4

O'Brien to Henriques, FOUR, this is an even better looking drive. Advances, gives him enough room and driven through the covers

3.5

O'Brien to Henriques, FOUR, ohoo this is savage hitting. Used is foot for a fuller delivery and goes cover

3.6

O'Brien to Henriques, no run, quicker delivery and nudged to on side. Lumb fancies a single but Henriques sends him back. Fielder has a crack at the non-strikers end, but misses.

End of over 4 (18 runs) Sydney Sixers 38/1

    • MC Henriques 23 (12b 3x4 1x6)
    • MJ Lumb 10 (9b 1x4)
    • AW O'Brien 2-0-27-1
    • MG Gale 2-0-10-0
4.1

Bravo to Lumb, no run, pitched on off and swung away to beat his heave

4.2

Bravo to Lumb, no run, flummoxed him with a slower delivery outside off, beaten

4.3

Bravo to Lumb, FOUR, fuller down the leg, in his zone and chipped towards cow-corner region for a fabulous looking shot

4.4

Bravo to Lumb, no run, slower delivery and edged to Nevill, as it died on its way through to him and droped a touch one

4.5

Bravo to Lumb, 2 runs, slower one again and lofts it over mid-off

4.6

Bravo to Lumb, 2 runs, too full and too slow, no pace whatsoever and Lumb chips it over wide mid-off

End of over 5 (8 runs) Sydney Sixers 46/1

    • MJ Lumb 18 (15b 2x4)
    • MC Henriques 23 (12b 3x4 1x6)
    • DJ Bravo 1-0-8-0
    • AW O'Brien 2-0-27-1

Third man in the circle

5.1

Rimmington to Henriques, FOUR, fuller outside off and cuts it past the short third man. Poor delivery!

5.2

Rimmington to Henriques, no run, length delivery on off stump channel, Henriques on the pull, misses it

5.3

Rimmington to Henriques, no run, angled in from outside off and nudged to on side

5.4

Rimmington to Henriques, 1 wide, banged in short and Henriques lets it go. Called wide and Rimmington looks baffled.

5.4

Rimmington to Henriques, 1 run, length ball on off stump, pushed to off side and scampered for a quick run

5.5

Rimmington to Lumb, OUT, full toss down the leg and tried to whip it across the line as he gets a top edge and Rohrer takes a dolly at covers

MJ Lumb c Rohrer b Rimmington 18 (25m 16b 2x4 0x6) SR: 112.50

5.6

Rimmington to Henriques, 1 run, length ball on off stump, fends to off side and scampered for a quick single

End of over 6 (7 runs) Sydney Sixers 53/2

    • MC Henriques 29 (17b 4x4 1x6)
    • SPD Smith 0 (0b)
    • NJ Rimmington 1-0-7-1
    • DJ Bravo 1-0-8-0

Magician Muruli into the attack

6.1

Muralitharan to Henriques, no run, tossed up on off stump and turned to on side

6.2

Muralitharan to Henriques, 1 run, loopy delivery outside off and played along the ground for a single

6.3

Muralitharan to SPD Smith, 1 run, low full toss down the leg side and played along the carpet

6.4

Muralitharan to Henriques, 1 run, quicker delivery on off stump and punched past the diving sweeper at covers

6.5

Muralitharan to SPD Smith, no run, tossed up and a text book forward defence

6.6

Muralitharan to SPD Smith, 1 run, flighted delivery and worked off his toes for a single

End of over 7 (4 runs) Sydney Sixers 57/2

    • SPD Smith 2 (3b)
    • MC Henriques 31 (20b 4x4 1x6)
    • M Muralitharan 1-0-4-0
    • NJ Rimmington 1-0-7-1
7.1

Gale to SPD Smith, 1 run, length ball on middle and leg, tucked to on side for a single

7.2

Gale to Henriques, FOUR, nicely timed!! Length ball on off stump and beautifully timed past point for another boundary. Sheer timing.

7.3

Gale to Henriques, no run, touch fuller on off stump channel and fends to on side

7.4

Gale to Henriques, 1 run, too full outside off and punched down the ground for a single

7.5

Gale to SPD Smith, no run, back of a length delivery, goes back and tapped down

7.6

Gale to SPD Smith, 1 run, touch fuller and gets a thick inside down to on side for a single

End of over 8 (7 runs) Sydney Sixers 64/2

    • SPD Smith 4 (6b)
    • MC Henriques 36 (23b 5x4 1x6)
    • MG Gale 3-0-17-0
    • M Muralitharan 1-0-4-0
8.1

Muralitharan to SPD Smith, 1 run, tossed up and played down the ground for a single

8.2

Muralitharan to Henriques, 1 run, tossed up on off stump and punched back past the bowler

8.3

Muralitharan to SPD Smith, 2 runs, turned in and nudged to vacant on side as they steal a couple more

8.4

Muralitharan to SPD Smith, 1 run, fuller outside off and driven down through covers for a single

8.5

Muralitharan to Henriques, no run, angled in and fends to on side

8.6

Muralitharan to Henriques, 1 run, touch fuller on of stump, fends to off side for a single

End of over 9 (6 runs) Sydney Sixers 70/2

    • MC Henriques 38 (26b 5x4 1x6)
    • SPD Smith 8 (9b)
    • M Muralitharan 2-0-10-0
    • MG Gale 3-0-17-0
9.1

Gale to Henriques, 1 run, fuller on off stump and tucked to on side for a single

9.2

Gale to SPD Smith, SIX, where has it gone? Length ball on off stump, shuffled across the line and smothered it over deep mid wicket fence. Power!

9.3

Gale to SPD Smith, no run, length again and pushed to off side

9.4

Gale to SPD Smith, 2 runs, slower delivery outside off and turned to on side for a couple

9.5

Gale to SPD Smith, no run, slower one again and slapped to point

9.6

Gale to SPD Smith, 1 run, no pace whatsoever and nudged a fuller delivery to on side

End of over 10 (10 runs) Sydney Sixers 80/2

    • SPD Smith 17 (14b 1x6)
    • MC Henriques 39 (27b 5x4 1x6)
    • MG Gale 4-0-27-0
    • M Muralitharan 2-0-10-0
10.1

O'Brien to SPD Smith, 1 run, arm ball and pushed past the covers for a single

10.2

O'Brien to Henriques, 1 run, tossed up and played down the ground

10.3

O'Brien to SPD Smith, 1 run, advances down the track and played to long on region

10.4

O'Brien to Henriques, FOUR, walks down the track and cuts fiercely past point for a good looking boundary

10.5

O'Brien to Henriques, 2 runs, nudged to vacant on side for a couple more

10.6

O'Brien to Henriques, no run, tossed up and played to off side

End of over 11 (9 runs) Sydney Sixers 89/2

    • MC Henriques 46 (31b 6x4 1x6)
    • SPD Smith 19 (16b 1x6)
    • AW O'Brien 3-0-36-1
    • MG Gale 4-0-27-0
11.1

Bravo to SPD Smith, 1 run, slower one on off stump and pushed to off side

11.2

Bravo to Henriques, 1 run, saw him coming and steered a slower delivery to off side

11.3

Bravo to SPD Smith, 1 run, fuller on the pads and driven off his toes

11.4

Bravo to Henriques, 1 run, low full toss on off stump channel, miscued a lofted drive towards to on side

11.5

Bravo to SPD Smith, 1 run, makes room and driven to covers for a mere single

11.6

Bravo to Henriques, no run, changed the pace brilliantly and mistimed to off side

End of over 12 (5 runs) Sydney Sixers 94/2

    • MC Henriques 48 (34b 6x4 1x6)
    • SPD Smith 22 (19b 1x6)
    • DJ Bravo 2-0-13-0
    • AW O'Brien 3-0-36-1
12.1

O'Brien to SPD Smith, 1 run, down the track and played to long on for a single

12.2

O'Brien to Henriques, 1 run, makes room for a fuller delivery and slashed to covers

12.3

O'Brien to SPD Smith, 2 runs, tossed up and played along the carpet

12.4

O'Brien to SPD Smith, OUT, soft dismissal! O'Brien gets the big fish. Tossed up on off stump, Smith tried to turn onside, gets a leading edge and O'Brien takes an easy catch

SPD Smith c & b O'Brien 25 (23m 22b 0x4 1x6) SR: 113.63

12.5

O'Brien to North, no run, too full outside off and driven to covers

12.6

O'Brien to North, 1 run, fuller down the leg and worked to on side for a single

End of over 13 (5 runs) Sydney Sixers 99/3

    • MJ North 1 (2b)
    • MC Henriques 49 (35b 6x4 1x6)
    • AW O'Brien 4-0-41-2
    • DJ Bravo 2-0-13-0
13.1

Rimmington to North, 1 run, length delivery on off and been pushed to off

13.2

Rimmington to Henriques, 1 run, touch fuller on off stump, fends to covers and off for single. 50 up for Henriques. Well played

13.3

Rimmington to North, 1 run, played down the ground for a single

13.4

Rimmington to Henriques, FOUR, makes room for a fuller delivery and drilled through covers

13.5

Rimmington to Henriques, 1 run, length ball on off stump, nudged to off and runs for a single

13.6

Rimmington to North, 1 run, fuller on off stump, played down the ground for a single

End of over 14 (9 runs) Sydney Sixers 108/3

    • MJ North 4 (5b)
    • MC Henriques 55 (38b 7x4 1x6)
    • NJ Rimmington 2-0-16-1
    • AW O'Brien 4-0-41-2
14.1

Muralitharan to North, 1 run, tossed up on off stump and chipped over covers for a single

14.2

Muralitharan to Henriques, OUT, down the track for an almighty heave, missed and the keeper whips the bails off. Third umpire has been called for and he's been adjudged out. Rightly so!

MC Henriques st †Nevill b Muralitharan 55 (51m 39b 7x4 1x6) SR: 141.02

14.3

Muralitharan to Silk, no run, loopy delivery on off and turned to on side

14.4

Muralitharan to Silk, 1 wide, wide down the leg

14.4

Muralitharan to Silk, no run, straighter one and negotiated to point region

14.5

Muralitharan to Silk, 1 run, tossed outside off and played past the sweeper at covers

Mohamed Nishard: "Murali Shows A Great Commitment here"

14.6

Muralitharan to North, no run, tossed up on off stump and driven to off side. Well bowled

End of over 15 (3 runs) Sydney Sixers 111/4

    • MJ North 5 (7b)
    • JC Silk 1 (3b)
    • M Muralitharan 3-0-13-1
    • NJ Rimmington 2-0-16-1
15.1

Bravo to Silk, 1 run, dabs to third man for a single

15.2

Bravo to North, 1 run, back of a length delivery on off stump and nudged to on side

15.3

Bravo to Silk, 1 run, length ball on off stump and tucked to on side for a single. Boundaries have dried up

15.4

Bravo to North, 1 run, fuller on off stump and played to long off

15.5

Bravo to Silk, 1 run, back of a length ball, dads to point and off for a suicidal run. Fielder has a crack at the strikers end, but misses

15.6

Bravo to North, 1 run, slower on off stump, shuffled across and nudged to on side for a single

End of over 16 (6 runs) Sydney Sixers 117/4

    • MJ North 8 (10b)
    • JC Silk 4 (6b)
    • DJ Bravo 3-0-19-0
    • M Muralitharan 3-0-13-1
16.1

Muralitharan to North, 1 run, tossed up on off stump and drilled down the ground

16.2

Muralitharan to Silk, 1 run, slower through the air and chips to on side

16.3

Muralitharan to North, 1 run, quicker delivery on off stump, on the back foot and nudged to on side

16.4

Muralitharan to Silk, no run, shuffled across the and thuds on the pad, loud cry for lbw but turned down

16.5

Muralitharan to Silk, 1 run, turned to short fine leg for a single

16.6

Muralitharan to North, SIX, sailed away!! down the track in a flash and clobbered it over deep mid wicket for a maximum

End of over 17 (10 runs) Sydney Sixers 127/4

    • MJ North 16 (13b 1x6)
    • JC Silk 6 (9b)
    • M Muralitharan 4-0-23-1
    • DJ Bravo 3-0-19-0
17.1

Rimmington to Silk, 1 run, tucked to on side for a single

17.2

Rimmington to North, FOUR, makes room for a fuller delivery and swatted past covers for yet another boundary. North turning it on!

17.3

Rimmington to North, 1 run, fuller and in the block-hole, digs it out for a single

17.4

Rimmington to Silk, 1 run, makes room and pulled a length ball to deep for a mere single

17.5

Rimmington to North, FOUR, juicy!! Full toss outside off, third man in the ring and he has slapped it over point fieldsman. Poor delivery though.

17.6

Rimmington to North, 1 run, width offered outside off and driven to covers

End of over 18 (12 runs) Sydney Sixers 139/4

    • MJ North 26 (17b 2x4 1x6)
    • JC Silk 8 (11b)
    • NJ Rimmington 3-0-28-1
    • M Muralitharan 4-0-23-1
18.1

Bravo to North, 1 run, opts to bowl a slower ball outside off and driven past covers. North fancies a single but has been sent back.

18.2

Bravo to Silk, 2 runs, length ball outside off and gets a thick inside edge past the diving keeper for a couple more

18.3

Bravo to Silk, 1 leg bye, fuller on middle and off, in the block hole as the ball rolled on and hits the timber. Bails didn't move!! as they scamper for a run

18.4

Bravo to North, 1 run, fuller on off and driven to covers for a single. Nicely bowled

18.5

Bravo to Silk, no run, slower one again, Silk on the slog gets a thick inside edge onto his pad

18.6

Bravo to Silk, OUT, knocked him over!! Through his leg! Saw him shuffling and opts to bowl from round the stumps. In the yorker length, Silk played all around this and bowled him

JC Silk b Bravo 10 (19m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

End of over 19 (5 runs) Sydney Sixers 144/5

    • MJ North 28 (19b 2x4 1x6)
    • DJ Bravo 4-0-23-1
    • NJ Rimmington 3-0-28-1
19.1

Rimmington to North, 1 run, length ball and cuts to off side for a single

Mohamed Nishard: "Can You please Send Murali To Bowl In Sharjah Now Against Pakistan. We Need him badly "

19.2

Rimmington to DLR Smith, OUT, plumb! Angled in from outside off, Dan Smith misses his shot and thuds around his shin! Gone!

DLR Smith lbw b Rimmington 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

19.3

Rimmington to O'Keefe, 1 run, length ball outside off and dabs to off side for a single

19.4

Rimmington to North, 1 run, down the track and whips it, not much wood on it and miscued to short fine leg

19.5

Rimmington to O'Keefe, 2 runs, fuller on middle and off, clears his front foot and slogged to on side

19.6

Rimmington to O'Keefe, 2 runs, length ball on off stump, heaved to long on as they scamper for the second.

Join us for the chase.

End of over 20 (7 runs) Sydney Sixers 151/6

    • SNJ O'Keefe 5 (3b)
    • MJ North 30 (21b 2x4 1x6)
    • NJ Rimmington 4-0-35-2
    • DJ Bravo 4-0-23-1
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