Big Bash League, Melbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes at Melbourne, Jan 21, 2014
Melbourne Stars won by 5 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
21 January 2014 - night match (20-over match)
  Hobart Hurricanes innings (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal TD Paine*† c Wright b Hussey 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
0.1 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. 0/1
View dismissal BR Dunk c Wright b Stoinis 30 51 30 3 0 100.00
11.6 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. 84/5
View dismissal JW Wells c Muirhead b Hastings 19 16 18 3 0 105.55
4.3 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. 31/2
View dismissal Shoaib Malik run out (Boland) 0 4 0 0 0 -
5.2 Boland to Dunk, 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. 41/3
View dismissal TR Birt c Boland b Stoinis 31 25 23 2 2 134.78
11.5 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! 84/4
AC Blizzard not out 28 32 24 2 1 116.66
View dismissal AD Mascarenhas c Muirhead b Hastings 8 15 14 0 0 57.14
16.3 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. 107/6
View dismissal B Laughlin c Hussey b Boland 1 4 3 0 0 33.33
17.3 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 111/7
View dismissal BW Hilfenhaus c Stoinis b Boland 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
17.6 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. 116/8
View dismissal CJ Boyce c Hussey b Bird 8 6 6 1 0 133.33
19.6 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. 131/9
Extras (b 1, lb 3, w 2) 6
  Total (9 wickets; 20 overs; 82 mins) 131 (6.55 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket DJ Hussey 4 0 19 1 4.75 (1w)
0.1 to Paine, 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. 0/1
View wicket JM Bird 4 0 33 1 8.25
19.6 to Boyce, 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. 131/9
View wickets JW Hastings 4 0 15 2 3.75
4.3 to Wells, 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. 31/2
16.3 to Mascarenhas, 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. 107/6
View wickets SM Boland 4 0 37 2 9.25 (1w)
17.3 to Laughlin, 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 111/7
17.6 to Hilfenhaus, 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. 116/8
  LJ Wright 1 0 7 0 7.00
View wickets MP Stoinis 2 0 12 2 6.00
11.5 to Birt, 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! 84/4
11.6 to Dunk, 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. 84/5
  JM Muirhead 1 0 4 0 4.00
  Melbourne Stars innings (target: 132 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal CL White* c Birt b Mascarenhas 4 6 5 0 0 80.00
1.1 first ball wicket for Mascarenhas! Good length delivery outside off and holds the line after pitching, White leans forward to drive but edges it to Birt at first slip who dives to his left to hold it 6/1
View dismissal LJ Wright lbw b Laughlin 52 64 36 5 2 144.44
14.2 fuller in length on middle and leg, Wright clears his front leg but his back leg quite on the mid and leg stump. He tries to dig it out to off side but beaten by the pace and was caught at the crease and ball struck on the boot of his back leg, umpire raises his finger straightaway after a slight appeal from the keeper and the bowler. 101/4
View dismissal RJ Quiney b Shoaib Malik 13 14 12 2 0 108.33
4.3 Quiney comes down the track and Malik alters the length, keeps it short on middle and it spins away a bit after pitching. Quiney misses the line completely it went miles away from his bat and struck the off stump. 31/2
View dismissal BJ Hodge c Dunk b Hilfenhaus 12 27 26 0 0 46.15
11.1 oh my God! Whattay catch from Dunk, take that. Fuller in length delivery on off and Hodge clears his front leg and tries to clear the infield on the leg side, but was early onto it and went flat towards mid-on. Dunk dives full length to his left and took that on the jump with the both hands, sensational! 73/3
DJ Hussey not out 19 34 18 0 0 105.55
View dismissal MP Stoinis c Dunk b Laughlin 10 9 9 0 1 111.11
16.5 bangs it short on middle and Stoinis rocks back and pulls that straight into the throat of deep midwicket, it's again Dunk who was patrolling there at the deep. 117/5
PSP Handscomb not out 13 9 9 1 0 144.44
Extras (lb 1, w 11) 12
  Total (5 wickets; 19.1 overs; 84 mins) 135 (7.04 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket BW Hilfenhaus 4 0 35 1 8.75 (2w)
11.1 to Hodge, oh my God! Whattay catch from Dunk, take that. Fuller in length delivery on off and Hodge clears his front leg and tries to clear the infield on the leg side, but was early onto it and went flat towards mid-on. Dunk dives full length to his left and took that on the jump with the both hands, sensational! 73/3
View wicket AD Mascarenhas 4 0 27 1 6.75 (2w)
1.1 to White, first ball wicket for Mascarenhas! Good length delivery outside off and holds the line after pitching, White leans forward to drive but edges it to Birt at first slip who dives to his left to hold it 6/1
View wicket Shoaib Malik 3 0 20 1 6.66 (3w)
4.3 to Quiney, Quiney comes down the track and Malik alters the length, keeps it short on middle and it spins away a bit after pitching. Quiney misses the line completely it went miles away from his bat and struck the off stump. 31/2
  DE Bollinger 4 1 20 0 5.00
View wickets B Laughlin 4 0 28 2 7.00
14.2 to Wright, fuller in length on middle and leg, Wright clears his front leg but his back leg quite on the mid and leg stump. He tries to dig it out to off side but beaten by the pace and was caught at the crease and ball struck on the boot of his back leg, umpire raises his finger straightaway after a slight appeal from the keeper and the bowler. 101/4
16.5 to Stoinis, bangs it short on middle and Stoinis rocks back and pulls that straight into the throat of deep midwicket, it's again Dunk who was patrolling there at the deep. 117/5
  CJ Boyce 0.1 0 4 0 24.00

Match details


Toss - Melbourne Stars, who chose to field
Points - Melbourne Stars 2, Hobart Hurricanes 0
Twenty20 debut - SM Boland (Melbourne Stars)
Player of the match - LJ Wright (Melbourne Stars)
Umpires - IH Lock and SJ Nogajski
TV umpire - AJ Barrow
Match referee - RW Stratford
Reserve umpire - PJ Gillespie
 
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