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Hodge, McDonald power Renegades to win

Brad Hodge and Andrew McDonald buried Sydney Sixers in an avalanche of big hits to set up Melbourne Renegades' second successive win, moving them into the top half of the Big Bash League table for the first time

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

BJ Hodge
72(51) 5x4 - 3x6
Control %67%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 21 runs
  • 0x4 - 1x6
6 4 8 0 20 2 17 15
AB McDonald
60(37) 0x4 - 7x6
Control %78%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 20 runs
  • 0x4 - 2x6
0 1 7 6 3 7 22 14

Best performances - Bowlers

SM Harwood
O3
M0
R28
W2
Eco9.33
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
DP Nannes
O4
M0
R36
W2
Eco9.00
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Hodge is the talisman that Renegades needed. He came back in the last game against Thunder and started contributing immediately. If it was his partnership with Finch that did the trick in the last game, then it was the 124 run partnership with his captain McDonald that had them coasting to victory today

Renegades take a slot in the top four with this win and Sixers slide down to the fifth position. At this stage, Hurricanes seem to be far ahead in the race. Its for the positions 2,3 and 4 that there will be competition for

McDonald has been named the man of the match for his well paced innings. Thats it from all of us here. Join us tomorrow for the match between Brisbane Heat and Adelaide Strikers

17.4
4
Lee to Hodge, FOUR runs, fuller ball on the middle stump. Hodge lofts it to deep midwicket for a boundary and finishes the match off in style
17.4
1w
Lee to Hodge, 1 wide, fuller ball outside the off stump. Hodge looks to drive it and is beaten. Surprisingly the umpire calls it a wide
17.3
1
Lee to McDonald, 1 run, pushes it to sweeper cover for a single
17.2
6
Lee to McDonald, SIX runs, what can you do to prevent McDonald from hitting sixes? Sixers don't seem to have an idea. Lee pitches it short. McDonald spots it early and pulls. He saw it so early that he came onto the frontfoot and deposited the ball over deep backward square-leg
17.1
1
Lee to Hodge, 1 run, yorker outside the off stump. Hodge drives it to mid-off and sets off for a non-existent single. IfRohrer had hit the stumps, Hodge would have been a goner

END OF OVER:
17 | 3 Runs | MR: 151/2 (11 runs required from 14 balls, RR: 8.88, RRR: 3.66)

  • BJ Hodge67 (49b)
  • AB McDonald53 (35b)
  • DJ Bravo2-0-12-0
  • SPD Smith4-0-37-0
16.6
1
Bravo to Hodge, 1 run, fuller ball on the middle stump. Hodge moves across and slogs it across the line to deep midwicket for a single. Superb over by Bravo under pressure. If Lee can do the same, we have a close match
  • Hodge, McDonald power Renegades to win

    Brad Hodge and Andrew McDonald buried Sydney Sixers in an avalanche of big hits to set up Melbourne Renegades' second successive win, moving them into the top half of the Big Bash League table for the first time

Melb Reneg 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st35BJ HodgeAJ Finch
2nd5BJ HodgeGJ Maxwell
3rd124BJ HodgeAB McDonald