Big Bash League, Sydney Thunder v Sydney Sixers at Sydney, Jan 25, 2014
Sydney Sixers won by 8 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
25 January 2014 - night match (20-over match)

It is the battle between the 3rd placed team, the Sydney Sixers and the 8th placed team, Sydney Thunders. Hello and welcome to ESPNCricinfo's live coverage.

Toss: The Sixers have won the toss and put the Thunders into bat.

Lee to bowl to Hughes, Dilshan at the non-strikers end.

0.1

Lee to Hughes, 5 wides, full and down the leg side, difficult for the keeper.

0.1

Lee to Hughes, no run, loud appeal for lbw turned down, Hughes caught in the crease, was hitting in line, very close.

0.2

Lee to Hughes, no run, driven to mid-on.

0.3

Lee to Hughes, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, cut in the air to third man fence.

0.4

Lee to Hughes, 3 runs, full toss driven through extra cover to the deep.

0.5

Lee to Dilshan, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

0.6

Lee to Dilshan, no run, played back to the bowler, to end the first over.

End of over 1 (12 runs) Sydney Thunder 12/0

    • TM Dilshan 0 (2b)
    • DP Hughes 7 (4b 1x4)
    • B Lee 1-0-12-0
1.1

O'Keefe to Hughes, no run, fires it in outside the off stump, cuts and misses.

1.2

O'Keefe to Hughes, FOUR, short and wide punched away to the cover fence.

1.3

O'Keefe to Hughes, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long on.

1.4

O'Keefe to Dilshan, 1 run, plays gently to the onside and picks up a quick single.

1.5

O'Keefe to Hughes, 1 run, punches down the ground to long on.

1.6

O'Keefe to Dilshan, no run, comes down the track and blocks it on the pitch.

End of over 2 (7 runs) Sydney Thunder 19/0

    • TM Dilshan 1 (4b)
    • DP Hughes 13 (8b 2x4)
    • SNJ O'Keefe 1-0-7-0
    • B Lee 1-0-12-0
2.1

Hazlewood to Hughes, FOUR, down the leg side and off the bat to the fence.

2.2

Hazlewood to Hughes, no run, blocked to the onside.

2.3

Hazlewood to Hughes, no run, played back to the bowler.

2.4

Hazlewood to Hughes, 1 run, tucks it forward of square leg and picks up a single.

2.5

Hazlewood to Dilshan, no run, length delivery defended back to the bowler.

2.6

Hazlewood to Dilshan, no run, down the track and miscues to the onside.

End of over 3 (5 runs) Sydney Thunder 24/0

    • TM Dilshan 1 (6b)
    • DP Hughes 18 (12b 3x4)
    • JR Hazlewood 1-0-5-0
    • SNJ O'Keefe 1-0-7-0
3.1

O'Keefe to Hughes, no run

3.2

O'Keefe to Hughes, 1 run, down the track and drives to lnog on.

3.3

O'Keefe to Dilshan, 1 run, works it to the onside for a single.

3.4

O'Keefe to Hughes, 1 run, pushes through midwicket for a single.

3.5

O'Keefe to Dilshan, no run, mistimes it back to the bowler.

3.6

O'Keefe to Dilshan, 1 wide, down the leg side.

3.6

O'Keefe to Dilshan, OUT, uses his feet and pushes to mid-off and takes off for a tight single, Abbott picks up the ball and scores a direct hit at the bowler's end.

TM Dilshan run out 2 (9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 22.22

End of over 4 (4 runs) Sydney Thunder 28/0

    • DP Hughes 20 (15b 3x4)
    • SNJ O'Keefe 2-0-11-0
    • JR Hazlewood 1-0-5-0
4.1

Hazlewood to Hussey, FOUR, down the leg side and Hussey tickles it fine to the fence.

4.2

Hazlewood to Hussey, 1 wide, too wide outside the off stump.

4.2

Hazlewood to Hussey, no run, outside the off stump in the corridor and left alone.

4.3

Hazlewood to Hussey, no run, short of a length and outside the off stump, left alone.

4.4

Hazlewood to Hussey, 1 run, outside edge in the air and down to third man.

4.5

Hazlewood to Hughes, 2 runs, cuts it wide of backward point and down to the left of third man.

4.6

Hazlewood to Hughes, no run, goes for the pull and gets beaten.

End of over 5 (8 runs) Sydney Thunder 36/1

    • DP Hughes 22 (17b 3x4)
    • MEK Hussey 5 (4b 1x4)
    • JR Hazlewood 2-0-13-0
    • SNJ O'Keefe 2-0-11-0
5.1

Lyon to Hussey, no run, turns it behind square leg.

5.2

Lyon to Hussey, 1 run, plays to short midwicket and picks up a single.

5.3

Lyon to Hughes, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

5.4

Lyon to Hussey, no run, moves back and works it behind square leg but straight to the fielder.

5.5

Lyon to Hussey, 1 run, plays once again to short midwicket for a single.

5.6

Lyon to Hughes, no run, defended to the off side.

End of over 6 (3 runs) Sydney Thunder 39/1

    • DP Hughes 23 (19b 3x4)
    • MEK Hussey 7 (8b 1x4)
    • NM Lyon 1-0-3-0
    • JR Hazlewood 2-0-13-0
6.1

Lee to Hussey, no run, good tight delivery defended to the off side.

6.2

Lee to Hussey, SIX, short and Hussey hooks it over the long leg fence for a six.

6.3

Lee to Hussey, 2 runs, driven well past mid-off to his right.

6.4

Lee to Hussey, 1 run, plays with soft hands to short cover.

6.5

Lee to Hughes, no run, driven to mid-off.

6.6

Lee to Hughes, 1 run, plays to midwicket and takes off for a single.

End of over 7 (10 runs) Sydney Thunder 49/1

    • DP Hughes 24 (21b 3x4)
    • MEK Hussey 16 (12b 1x4 1x6)
    • B Lee 2-0-22-0
    • NM Lyon 1-0-3-0
7.1

Lyon to Hughes, 1 run, uses his feet and plays to the off side.

7.2

Lyon to Hussey, 1 run, mistimes the cut to cover.

7.3

Lyon to Hughes, 1 run, hit in the air down the ground to long on.

7.4

Lyon to Hussey, no run, cuts it behind point.

7.5

Lyon to Hussey, 1 run, drives to mid-off for a single.

7.6

Lyon to Hughes, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long off.

End of over 8 (5 runs) Sydney Thunder 54/1

    • DP Hughes 27 (24b 3x4)
    • MEK Hussey 18 (15b 1x4 1x6)
    • NM Lyon 2-0-8-0
    • B Lee 2-0-22-0
8.1

North to Hughes, 1 run, cut away to the sweeper on the off side.

8.2

North to Hussey, 1 run, moves back and works to the onside.

8.3

North to Hughes, no run, down the track and defends to the off side.

8.4

North to Hughes, no run, dabs it behind point.

8.5

North to Hughes, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down the ground to long on.

8.6

North to Hussey, 2 runs, cut to deep backward point for couple of runs.

End of over 9 (5 runs) Sydney Thunder 59/1

    • MEK Hussey 21 (17b 1x4 1x6)
    • DP Hughes 29 (28b 3x4)
    • MJ North 1-0-5-0
    • NM Lyon 2-0-8-0
9.1

Lyon to Hughes, 1 run, down the track and cuts to short third man.

9.2

Lyon to Hussey, OUT, down the track and hits in the air to deep midwicket and Abbott takes the catch.

MEK Hussey c Abbott b Lyon 21 (18b 1x4 1x6) SR: 116.66

9.3

Lyon to Hughes, no run, defended.

9.4

Lyon to Hughes, 2 runs, uses his feet and works it to the vacant midwicket and coming back for the second, was a tight second.

9.5

Lyon to Hughes, no run, punched back to the bowler.

9.6

Lyon to Hughes, OUT, down the track and looking to drive down the ground and he is beaten and the stumps are rattled.

DP Hughes b Lyon 32 (33b 3x4 0x6) SR: 96.96

End of over 10 (3 runs) Sydney Thunder 62/3

    • AJ Tye 0 (0b)
    • NM Lyon 3-0-11-2
    • MJ North 1-0-5-0
10.1

O'Keefe to Tye, 1 run

10.2

O'Keefe to Patterson, no run

10.3

O'Keefe to Patterson, no run, pushes to the onside and O'Keefe dives to his left and injures his left wrist and he is off.

10.4

Henriques to Patterson, no run

10.5

Henriques to Patterson, 1 run, driven down the ground.

10.6

Henriques to Tye, 1 run, hits to mid-on for a single.

End of over 11 (3 runs) Sydney Thunder 65/3

    • AJ Tye 2 (2b)
    • KR Patterson 1 (4b)
    • MC Henriques 0.3-0-2-0
    • NM Lyon 3-0-11-2
11.1

Abbott to Tye, 1 run, miscues it down to fine leg.

11.2

Abbott to Patterson, no run, miscues to the onside.

11.3

Abbott to Patterson, 1 run, edged and dropped by the keeper.

11.4

Abbott to Tye, 1 leg bye, off the pad and behind to the keeper.

11.5

Abbott to Patterson, 1 run, works to the onside for a single.

11.6

Abbott to Tye, 1 run, mistimes the shot down to long on.

End of over 12 (5 runs) Sydney Thunder 70/3

    • AJ Tye 4 (5b)
    • KR Patterson 3 (7b)
    • SA Abbott 1-0-4-0
    • MC Henriques 0.3-0-2-0
12.1

Henriques to Tye, no run, looking to defend and gets beaten.

12.2

Henriques to Tye, FOUR, hit hard in the air down to the long off fence.

12.3

Henriques to Tye, no run, goes for a slog and misses it.

12.4

Henriques to Tye, 1 run, mishit in the air to deep point and the fielder misjudges.

O'Keefe has dislocated his shoulder.

12.5

Henriques to Patterson, 2 runs

12.6

Henriques to Patterson, 1 run, works it behind square leg for a single.

End of over 13 (8 runs) Sydney Thunder 78/3

    • KR Patterson 6 (9b)
    • AJ Tye 9 (9b 1x4)
    • MC Henriques 1.3-0-10-0
    • SA Abbott 1-0-4-0
13.1

Lyon to Patterson, 1 run, works to the onside.

13.2

Lyon to Tye, 1 leg bye, off the pad to fine leg.

13.3

Lyon to Patterson, 1 run, hit in the air down to long on.

13.4

Lyon to Tye, OUT, down the track and misses the ball and Smith collects the ball and gets rid of the bails.

AJ Tye st †Smith b Lyon 9 (11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 81.81

13.5

Lyon to Floros, 1 run, pushes to mid-on for a single.

13.6

Lyon to Patterson, no run, played back to the bowler.

End of over 14 (4 runs) Sydney Thunder 82/4

    • KR Patterson 8 (12b)
    • JS Floros 1 (1b)
    • NM Lyon 4-0-14-3
    • MC Henriques 1.3-0-10-0
14.1

Henriques to Floros, no run, punches to extra cover.

14.2

Henriques to Floros, 1 run, mishit in the air to the onside.

14.3

Henriques to Patterson, FOUR, down the track and hits it well to the extra cover fence.

14.4

Henriques to Patterson, no run, defended back to the bowler.

14.5

Henriques to Patterson, 1 run, mistimes to the off side.

14.6

Henriques to Floros, 2 runs, works it forward of square leg.

End of over 15 (8 runs) Sydney Thunder 90/4

    • JS Floros 4 (4b)
    • KR Patterson 13 (15b 1x4)
    • MC Henriques 2.3-0-18-0
    • NM Lyon 4-0-14-3
15.1

North to Patterson, no run, off the pad.

15.2

North to Patterson, FOUR, hits it down to the fine leg fence for a boundary.

15.3

North to Patterson, 1 run, dabs to the off side to cover and a tight single.

15.4

North to Floros, 1 run, down the track and chips it over the bowler.

15.5

North to Patterson, 1 run, down the track and hit hard to long off, excellent fielding.

15.6

North to Floros, 1 run, hit once again in the air to long off.

End of over 16 (8 runs) Sydney Thunder 98/4

    • JS Floros 6 (6b)
    • KR Patterson 19 (19b 2x4)
    • MJ North 2-0-13-0
    • MC Henriques 2.3-0-18-0
16.1

Lee to Floros, 1 run, low full toss played to extra cover.

16.2

Lee to Patterson, no run, full and Patterson misses it.

16.3

Lee to Patterson, FOUR, hit well in the air over extra cover and one bounce to the fence.

16.4

Lee to Patterson, 1 run, edges it to short fine leg.

16.5

Lee to Floros, no run, pulls and misses.

16.6

Lee to Floros, 1 run, drives to long on.

End of over 17 (7 runs) Sydney Thunder 105/4

    • JS Floros 8 (9b)
    • KR Patterson 24 (22b 3x4)
    • B Lee 3-0-29-0
    • MJ North 2-0-13-0
17.1

Hazlewood to Floros, OUT, hit in the air to deep extra cover and Lyon runs in and takes the catch.

JS Floros c Lyon b Hazlewood 8 (10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

17.2

Hazlewood to Patterson, 1 wide, down the leg side.

17.2

Hazlewood to Patterson, 1 run, full and driven through cover.

17.3

Hazlewood to Carters, 1 run, plays with soft hands to cover.

17.4

Hazlewood to Patterson, 1 run, low full toss played to mid-on.

17.5

Hazlewood to Carters, 2 runs, uses his feet and drives to deep extra cover.

17.6

Hazlewood to Carters, no run, in the block-hole and dug out.

End of over 18 (6 runs) Sydney Thunder 111/5

    • RGL Carters 3 (3b)
    • KR Patterson 26 (24b 3x4)
    • JR Hazlewood 3-0-19-1
    • B Lee 3-0-29-0
18.1

Lee to Patterson, 1 run, yorker length delivery squeezed out to point.

18.2

Lee to Carters, 1 run, low full toss driven to long on.

18.3

Lee to Patterson, OUT, down the track and Lee bowls a short delivery and Patterson goes for the pull and skies it high in the air and Hazlewood at short fine leg takes the catch.

KR Patterson c Hazlewood b Lee 27 (26b 3x4 0x6) SR: 103.84

18.4

Lee to Carters, 1 wide

18.4

Lee to Carters, 1 run

18.5

Lee to Tremain, 1 run

18.6

Lee to Carters, 1 run

End of over 19 (6 runs) Sydney Thunder 117/6

    • RGL Carters 6 (6b)
    • CP Tremain 1 (1b)
    • B Lee 4-0-35-1
    • JR Hazlewood 3-0-19-1
19.1

Hazlewood to Carters, 1 run, full toss hit to midwicket.

19.2

Hazlewood to Tremain, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground.

19.3

Hazlewood to Carters, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on, poor running.

19.4

Hazlewood to Tremain, 1 run, in the block-hole and squeezed out to the off side.

19.5

Hazlewood to Carters, SIX, hits it well this time and gets it over the long off fence for a six.

19.6

Hazlewood to Carters, 1 run, digs it out to the onside and picks up a single.

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (11 runs) Sydney Thunder 128/6

    • RGL Carters 15 (10b 1x6)
    • CP Tremain 3 (3b)
    • JR Hazlewood 4-0-30-1
    • B Lee 4-0-35-1
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