Big Bash League, Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder at Melbourne, Jan 8, 2013
Melbourne Stars won by 13 runs
8 January 2013 - night match (20-over match)
  Melbourne Stars innings (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal RJ Quiney c Khawaja b Abbott 22 27 19 3 0 115.78
5.4 slower ball beats him in flight and it goes straight up in the air, there is almost a mix-up between Khawaja and Cosgrove, but the catch is taken 36/2
View dismissal LJ Wright run out (Gayle) 6 13 9 1 0 66.66
2.4 from Nannes, back of a length, pushes it down to cover and they take a very risky single, Gayle charges in and hits from short range but with just one stump to hit, great run out 17/1
View dismissal BJ Hodge b Nannes 39 41 26 4 1 150.00
12.1 bang, back with a wicket straight away, beating him with a length ball on leg stump 94/3
View dismissal DJ Hussey c Cosgrove b Sandhu 32 36 28 1 0 114.28
13.6 big wicket here, he cuts a short ball outside off to point where Cosgrove takes a great catch low to his right 108/4
View dismissal GJ Maxwell c Abbott b Sandhu 17 19 12 3 0 141.66
15.6 wide outside off, he drives hard and high over point and gets caught two thirds of the way to the boundary 127/5
View dismissal CL White* b Keen 5 16 6 0 0 83.33
17.2 off cutter does enough to beat White, clipping the top of middle 133/6
JP Faulkner not out 11 17 11 0 0 100.00
View dismissal JW Hastings b Gayle 4 7 8 0 0 50.00
19.2 quicker ball goes straight through him as he tries to send it back over long on 141/7
View dismissal AD Mascarenhas c Khawaja b Gayle 1 1 2 0 0 50.00
19.5 gets under this one but doesn't get quite enough as he puts it down long on's throat, who almost dropped it! 143/8
CJ McKay not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 1, lb 2, w 4, nb 1) 8
  Total (8 wickets; 20 overs; 93 mins) 145 (7.25 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  LA Doran 2 0 13 0 6.50
View wickets GS Sandhu 4 0 33 2 8.25 (2w)
13.6 to Hussey, big wicket here, he cuts a short ball outside off to point where Cosgrove takes a great catch low to his right 108/4
15.6 to Maxwell, wide outside off, he drives hard and high over point and gets caught two thirds of the way to the boundary 127/5
View wicket DP Nannes 4 0 18 1 4.50
12.1 to Hodge, bang, back with a wicket straight away, beating him with a length ball on leg stump 94/3
View wicket SA Abbott 4 0 31 1 7.75 (2w)
5.4 to Quiney, slower ball beats him in flight and it goes straight up in the air, there is almost a mix-up between Khawaja and Cosgrove, but the catch is taken 36/2
  A Zampa 2 0 14 0 7.00
View wicket SJC Keen 3 0 28 1 9.33 (1nb)
17.2 to White, off cutter does enough to beat White, clipping the top of middle 133/6
View wickets CH Gayle 1 0 5 2 5.00
19.2 to Hastings, quicker ball goes straight through him as he tries to send it back over long on 141/7
19.5 to Mascarenhas, gets under this one but doesn't get quite enough as he puts it down long on's throat, who almost dropped it! 143/8
  Sydney Thunder innings (target: 146 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal CH Gayle* c Maxwell b Mascarenhas 65 52 43 6 4 151.16
12.1 full on leg and he flicks high and deep to mid wicket, Maxwell fumbles it back into his stomach, but he holds on 91/3
View dismissal SJC Keen c White b Faulkner 4 9 2 1 0 200.00
2.2 length outside off, tries an odd pull shot and top edges it to cover 19/1
View dismissal MJ Prior c Bird b McKay 7 21 16 0 0 43.75
7.3 slower ball on off, pulls out to long on and Bird makes great ground to take a sensational catch daving low to his righ at full pace 62/2
View dismissal UT Khawaja c Hodge b Bird 23 24 18 1 1 127.77
13.1 full outside off and he drives it high over cover point, needless shot that has put his team under real pressure now 100/4
View dismissal SA Abbott c Bird b Maxwell 3 11 4 0 0 75.00
14.4 wide and short, top edges the cut shot to short third man where Bird takes another catch 106/5
View dismissal MJ Cosgrove run out (Maxwell) 8 23 13 0 0 61.53
17.5 from McKay, pulls weakly through mid wicket and he takes Maxwell on and that is never going to end well for Cosgrove 118/7
View dismissal RGL Carters c Hussey b Mascarenhas 2 7 7 0 0 28.57
16.2 length on off, he tries to go deep but doesn't quite clear long off 110/6
View dismissal A Zampa c Hodge b Hastings 8 11 6 1 0 133.33
18.2 drives high out to deep point, easy catch 122/8
View dismissal GS Sandhu c †Quiney b Faulkner 6 10 6 1 0 100.00
19.4 backs away and gets an edge on the hook shot through to the keeper 132/10
View dismissal LA Doran c Mascarenhas b Faulkner 4 4 3 1 0 133.33
19.3 slower ball gets top edged to short fine leg for an easy catch 132/9
DP Nannes not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 1, lb 1) 2
  Total (all out; 19.4 overs; 91 mins) 132 (6.71 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets JP Faulkner 3.4 0 24 3 6.54
2.2 to Keen, length outside off, tries an odd pull shot and top edges it to cover 19/1
19.3 to Doran, slower ball gets top edged to short fine leg for an easy catch 132/9
19.4 to Sandhu, backs away and gets an edge on the hook shot through to the keeper 132/10
View wicket JM Bird 4 0 20 1 5.00
13.1 to Khawaja, full outside off and he drives it high over cover point, needless shot that has put his team under real pressure now 100/4
View wicket JW Hastings 3 0 33 1 11.00
18.2 to Zampa, drives high out to deep point, easy catch 122/8
View wickets AD Mascarenhas 4 0 27 2 6.75
12.1 to Gayle, full on leg and he flicks high and deep to mid wicket, Maxwell fumbles it back into his stomach, but he holds on 91/3
16.2 to Carters, length on off, he tries to go deep but doesn't quite clear long off 110/6
View wicket CJ McKay 4 0 21 1 5.25
7.3 to Prior, slower ball on off, pulls out to long on and Bird makes great ground to take a sensational catch daving low to his righ at full pace 62/2
View wicket GJ Maxwell 1 0 5 1 5.00
14.4 to Abbott, wide and short, top edges the cut shot to short third man where Bird takes another catch 106/5

Match details


Toss - Melbourne Stars, who chose to bat
Points - Melbourne Stars 2, Sydney Thunder 0
Player of the match - CH Gayle (Sydney Thunder)
Umpires - GC Joshua and MD Martell
TV umpire - IH Lock
Match referee - RW Stratford

Match Notes


    • CH Gayle 50 off 25 balls (6x4, 3x6)
 
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Hours of play (local time) 19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.15, Interval 20.15-20.30, Second Session 20.30-21.50

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