Big Bash League, Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades at Melbourne, Dec 20, 2013
Melbourne Stars won by 76 runs
20 December 2013 - night match (20-over match)
  Melbourne Stars innings (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal CL White* c Doolan b O'Brien 53 57 38 3 3 139.47
14.3 And skipper goes this time! length delivery on middle and leg, White once again bends down and tries hoick it over midwicket. He got the top edge which skies and man runs in forward from deep midwicket and pounces it comfortably 150/3
View dismissal LJ Wright c Sheridan b Muralitharan 70 36 32 8 5 218.75
8.2 And the magician gives the first wicket. Tossed up delivery on middle and off, Wright gets down and tries to loft it over mid-on. He was early onto it and a leading edge ended up in the hands of Sheridan at long-on 95/1
View dismissal GJ Maxwell c Herrick b Finch 11 8 7 0 1 157.14
10.4 flighted delivery from round the stumps on leg, Maxwell gets down on knee and tries to gets it over the deep fine leg region but not able to clear it and into the hands of Herrick. Two quick wickets for the Renegades. 118/2
View dismissal BJ Hodge c & b O'Brien 30 20 19 2 2 157.89
16.2 flatter and quicker delivery from round the stumps. Hodge clears his front leg and tries to gets it over the bowler's head but beaten by the pace and ended up getting it flat into the hands of O'Brien. That's a sharp return catch, well taken! 176/4
DJ Hussey not out 18 31 10 0 1 180.00
View dismissal MS Wade b Rimmington 5 5 6 0 0 83.33
17.4 length delivery pitches outside leg and straightens. Wade tries to flick but was quick enough to beat his bat and it struck on his back pad which ricochet back onto the middle stump. That's real good depth bowling from Rimmington. 183/5
View dismissal MP Stoinis c Cooper b Sheridan 15 7 7 0 2 214.28
18.5 And finally some smile for Sheridan. This time he bowls a back of a length delivery and Stoinis stays on his crease and tries to hoick it over long-on but not got the distance. Cooper settles underneath it near the ropes and holds it. 198/6
View dismissal JW Hastings c Sheridan b Rimmington 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
19.1 low full toss down leg, Hastings moves away a bit and tries to loft it over long-on but got that on the lower half of his bat and went into the safe hands of Sheridan who grabs it without any trouble. 201/7
CA Rose not out 1 4 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 1, lb 1, w 1, nb 2) 5
  Total (7 wickets; 20 overs; 89 mins) 208 (10.40 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets NJ Rimmington 4 0 34 2 8.50
17.4 to Wade, length delivery pitches outside leg and straightens. Wade tries to flick but was quick enough to beat his bat and it struck on his back pad which ricochet back onto the middle stump. That's real good depth bowling from Rimmington. 183/5
19.1 to Hastings, low full toss down leg, Hastings moves away a bit and tries to loft it over long-on but got that on the lower half of his bat and went into the safe hands of Sheridan who grabs it without any trouble. 201/7
  JM Herrick 3.3 0 37 0 10.57 (1w)
View wickets AW O'Brien 4 0 39 2 9.75
14.3 to White, And skipper goes this time! length delivery on middle and leg, White once again bends down and tries hoick it over midwicket. He got the top edge which skies and man runs in forward from deep midwicket and pounces it comfortably 150/3
16.2 to Hodge, flatter and quicker delivery from round the stumps. Hodge clears his front leg and tries to gets it over the bowler's head but beaten by the pace and ended up getting it flat into the hands of O'Brien. That's a sharp return catch, well taken! 176/4
View wicket WD Sheridan 2.3 0 53 1 21.20 (2nb)
18.5 to Stoinis, And finally some smile for Sheridan. This time he bowls a back of a length delivery and Stoinis stays on his crease and tries to hoick it over long-on but not got the distance. Cooper settles underneath it near the ropes and holds it. 198/6
View wicket M Muralitharan 4 0 23 1 5.75
8.2 to Wright, And the magician gives the first wicket. Tossed up delivery on middle and off, Wright gets down and tries to loft it over mid-on. He was early onto it and a leading edge ended up in the hands of Sheridan at long-on 95/1
View wicket AJ Finch 2 0 20 1 10.00
10.4 to Maxwell, flighted delivery from round the stumps on leg, Maxwell gets down on knee and tries to gets it over the deep fine leg region but not able to clear it and into the hands of Herrick. Two quick wickets for the Renegades. 118/2
  Melbourne Renegades innings (target: 209 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AJ Doolan c †Wade b McKay 2 10 3 0 0 66.66
2.5 And that's the first wicket for the stars. Back of a length delivery which holds the line after pitching outside off. Doolan stays on his crease and tries for a late cut, cramp him for room and an genuine outside edge to the keeper. 25/1
View dismissal AJ Finch* c Hussey b Wright 32 28 26 4 1 123.07
6.4 That's a sensational catch from Hussey. Wright bowls a length delivery from wide of the crease and Finch leans forward to hoick it over long-on, he was early onto it and a leading edge went flat towards long-on. Hussey runs forward from the fence and grabs a good low diving catch 44/4
View dismissal TLW Cooper b Bird 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
3.4 back of a length delivery from wide of the crease which nips back in with good amount of bounce from outside off. Cooper was late to judge it and stays on his crease to defend which went through his defence and knocks his middle stump. 30/2
View dismissal BJ Rohrer c Hussey b Bird 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
3.6 Another one bites the dust without contributing anything to the total. This time it's Rohrer who edges a back of a length delivery which was pitched on middle and moves away with the angle which got some extra bounce. He tries to glide it but ended up in a catch to Hussey at second slip. 30/3
View dismissal JC Buttler b Bird 49 37 28 5 1 175.00
12.3 Two in two for Bird! Back of a length delivery once again which nips back in from middle with good amount of bounce. Buttler goes for a flick but gets it high on the thigh pad and which rolls back onto the stump, unluckiest dismissal. 111/6
View dismissal PM Nevill c Rose b Bird 25 23 14 3 0 178.57
12.2 And Bird strikes again and breaks a well going partnership. Back of a length delivery angling in from off, Nevill goes for a pull but miscued it towards short midwicket where Rose pounces it comfortably. 111/5
View dismissal WD Sheridan c Maxwell b Hastings 5 17 8 0 0 62.50
16.2 short of a length delivery which was bowled from the back of the hand and Sheridan have to wait a long before he goes for that pull. He mistimes it and skies to deep midwicket where Maxwell grabs it running forward. 130/8
View dismissal NJ Rimmington run out (Bird/†Wade) 12 10 13 1 0 92.30
15.3 from McKay, length delivery on middle and leg, turns it around square leg and tries to steal the second. Man runs in from deep square leg and throws it towards the striker's end and Rimmington was found short of his crease in the replay. 128/7
AW O'Brien not out 3 9 7 0 0 42.85
View dismissal JM Herrick run out (Maxwell) 0 1 0 0 0 -
16.3 Hastings to O'Brien, length delivery outside off, O'Brien drives it straight to Maxwell at short cover, Herrick way out of his crease searching for a single which was not at all there, direct throw towards the non-striker's end he his gone without facing a ball. 130/9
View dismissal M Muralitharan c Maxwell b McKay 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
17.3 back of a length delivery from McKay wide outside off. Muralitharan backs away and tries to make some room to slice it over backward point but ended up into the safe hands of Maxwell. He is everywhere and that's the final wicket and a 76 runs victory for the Stars. 132/10
Extras (w 4) 4
  Total (all out; 17.3 overs; 75 mins) 132 (7.54 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CA Rose 3 0 28 0 9.33 (1w)
View wickets JM Bird 4 0 31 4 7.75
3.4 to Cooper, back of a length delivery from wide of the crease which nips back in with good amount of bounce from outside off. Cooper was late to judge it and stays on his crease to defend which went through his defence and knocks his middle stump. 30/2
3.6 to Rohrer, Another one bites the dust without contributing anything to the total. This time it's Rohrer who edges a back of a length delivery which was pitched on middle and moves away with the angle which got some extra bounce. He tries to glide it but ended up in a catch to Hussey at second slip. 30/3
12.2 to Nevill, And Bird strikes again and breaks a well going partnership. Back of a length delivery angling in from off, Nevill goes for a pull but miscued it towards short midwicket where Rose pounces it comfortably. 111/5
12.3 to Buttler, Two in two for Bird! Back of a length delivery once again which nips back in from middle with good amount of bounce. Buttler goes for a flick but gets it high on the thigh pad and which rolls back onto the stump, unluckiest dismissal. 111/6
View wickets CJ McKay 3.3 0 31 2 8.85 (2w)
2.5 to Doolan, And that's the first wicket for the stars. Back of a length delivery which holds the line after pitching outside off. Doolan stays on his crease and tries for a late cut, cramp him for room and an genuine outside edge to the keeper. 25/1
17.3 to Muralitharan, back of a length delivery from McKay wide outside off. Muralitharan backs away and tries to make some room to slice it over backward point but ended up into the safe hands of Maxwell. He is everywhere and that's the final wicket and a 76 runs victory for the Stars. 132/10
View wicket JW Hastings 3 0 10 1 3.33
16.2 to Sheridan, short of a length delivery which was bowled from the back of the hand and Sheridan have to wait a long before he goes for that pull. He mistimes it and skies to deep midwicket where Maxwell grabs it running forward. 130/8
View wicket LJ Wright 3 0 26 1 8.66 (1w)
6.4 to Finch, That's a sensational catch from Hussey. Wright bowls a length delivery from wide of the crease and Finch leans forward to hoick it over long-on, he was early onto it and a leading edge went flat towards long-on. Hussey runs forward from the fence and grabs a good low diving catch 44/4
  GJ Maxwell 1 0 6 0 6.00

Match details


Toss - Melbourne Renegades, who chose to field
Points - Melbourne Stars 2, Melbourne Renegades 0
Player of the match - LJ Wright (Melbourne Stars)
Umpires - SD Fry and JD Ward
TV umpire - P Wilson
Match referee - RW Stratford
Reserve umpire - RG Patterson

Match Notes


    • CL White 50 off 37 balls in 56 mins, 3x4, 3x6
    • LJ Wright 50 off 27 balls in 31 mins, 7x4, 3x6
 
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