Big Bash League

Melbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes

Melbourne Stars won by 5 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)

0.1

Hussey to Paine, OUT, and Hussey strikes with the first ball of the match. Tossed up delivery outside off and Paine leans forward and tries to get it over the infield on the off but not much wood on that and it went flat into the hands of Wright at backward point.

TD Paine c Wright b Hussey 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Hobart Hurricanes 0/1   BR Dunk 0* (0b)   DJ Hussey 0.1-0-0-1

4.3

Hastings to Wells, OUT, and Hastings strikes, back of a length delivery on middle and off, Wells stands tall on his crease and tries to power it over mid-off, didn't get the elevation and it skies. Muirhead runs back from mid-off and takes a good catch running back.

JW Wells c Muirhead b Hastings 19 (16m 18b 3x4 0x6) SR: 105.55

Hobart Hurricanes 31/2   BR Dunk 9* (8b 1x4)   JW Hastings 0.3-0-0-1

5.2

Boland to Dunk, OUT, and that's the most unluckiest dismissal! Malik walks back without facing a ball, length delivery on off and Dunk punches it back towards the bowler, Boland able to gets his finger tips on the ball which struck the non-striker's stumps and Malik was way out of his crease.

Shoaib Malik run out 0 (4m 0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

Hobart Hurricanes 41/3   BR Dunk 18* (12b 3x4)   SM Boland 0.2-0-5-0

11.5

Stoinis to Birt, OUT, and slower delivery did the trick, short of a length delivery and Birt moves across a bit to work it to the right of short fine leg but it skies straight towards the man there who holds it without any trouble!

TR Birt c Boland b Stoinis 31 (25m 23b 2x4 2x6) SR: 134.78

Hobart Hurricanes 84/4   BR Dunk 30* (29b 3x4)   MP Stoinis 0.5-0-4-1

11.6

Stoinis to Dunk, OUT, and Stoinis gets another one, back of a length delivery shaping away after pitching on middle. Dunk stays on his back foot and goes for the cut but it went flat into the hands of Wright at backward point, that went like a rocket but a good hold from him.

BR Dunk c Wright b Stoinis 30 (51m 30b 3x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Hobart Hurricanes 84/5   AC Blizzard 0* (0b)   MP Stoinis 1-0-4-2

16.3

Hastings to Mascarenhas, OUT, and finally his miseries of not getting boundaries comes to an end. Short of a length delivery on middle and off, Mascarenhas backs away and tries to clear the infield, top-edges it and lobs towards mid-off where Muirhead holds it without any trouble.

AD Mascarenhas c Muirhead b Hastings 8 (15m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

Hobart Hurricanes 107/6   AC Blizzard 14* (13b 1x6)   JW Hastings 2.3-0-9-2

17.3

Boland to Laughlin, OUT, good length delivery on off which holds the line after pitching outside off, Laughlin leans forward and tries to hoick it to on side but ended up getting high towards long-on where Hussey runs forward and accepts it

B Laughlin c Hussey b Boland 1 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Hobart Hurricanes 111/7   AC Blizzard 16* (16b 1x6)   SM Boland 3.3-0-32-1

17.6

Boland to Hilfenhaus, OUT, Hilfenhaus charges down and Boland pitches it touch short on off, Hilfenhaus slices it over extra cover but that went flat and into the safe hands of Stoinis at deep, he should have played a helping hand to Blizzard.

BW Hilfenhaus c Stoinis b Boland 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Hobart Hurricanes 116/8   AC Blizzard 21* (18b 1x4 1x6)   SM Boland 4-0-37-2

19.6

Bird to Boyce, OUT, and end the innings with one more wicket, interestingly they lost Paine with the first ball of the innings. Boyce lofts a length delivery high towards long-off where Hussey runs forward from the boundary and holds it.

CJ Boyce c Hussey b Bird 8 (6m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

Hobart Hurricanes 131/9   AC Blizzard 28* (24b 2x4 1x6)   JM Bird 4-0-33-1
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Photos

Jan 21, 2014

Luke Wright pulls during his fifty, Melbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes, Big Bash League, Melbourne, January 21, 2014

Luke Wright pulls during his fifty

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Jan 21, 2014

Luke Wright's fifty included five fours and two sixes, Melbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes, Big Bash League, Melbourne, January 21, 2014

Luke Wright's fifty included five fours and two sixes

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