Result
(N)Big Bash League at Brisbane, Jan 3 2013
171/5
(20 ov, target 172)
147/9
Heat won by 24 runs
Player Of The Match
Brisbane Heat
1y
• ESPNcricinfo staff

All-round Hopes takes Heat to victory

Brisbane Heat clinched a 24-run win over Melbourne Stars at the Gabba following a collective effort from their batsmen who helped them post 171

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Scorecard summary
Brisbane Heat171/5(20 overs)
Melbourne Stars147/9(20 overs)
end of over 202 runs • 1 wicket
MS: 147/9CRR: 7.35 
Clint McKay2 (5)
Alister McDermott4-0-21-2
Kemar Roach4-0-23-1
19.6
w
McDermott to Malinga, OUT
inside edge and knocked his stump and that's all. Heat won by 24 runs
SL Malinga b McDermott 2 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57
19.5
McDermott to Malinga, no run
back of a length on the leg, defended towards off side
19.4
McDermott to Malinga, no run
slower delivery on middle and leg, played back to the bowler
19.3
McDermott to Malinga, no run
fuller length delivery outside off, played straight to extra cover
19.2
1
McDermott to McKay, 1 run
full toss on middle, pushed to long-on
19.1
1
McDermott to Malinga, 1 run
full length delivery outside off, played towards cover
end of over 199 runs • 1 wicket
MS: 145/8CRR: 7.63 • RRR: 27.00
Clint McKay1 (4)
Lasith Malinga1 (2)
Kemar Roach4-0-23-1
Alister McDermott3-0-19-1
18.6
Roach to McKay, no run
fuller on middle stump, tried to work it but can't beat short third man
18.5
1
Roach to Malinga, 1 run
fuller down the leg, played with soft hands towards leg side
18.4
Roach to Malinga, no run
down towards the leg, struck right on his money!
18.3
w
Roach to Faulkner, OUT
this time a bit fuller on the middle stump, tried to guide it towards third man, missed it
JP Faulkner b Roach 18 (11b 1x4 1x6) SR: 163.63
18.2
2
Roach to Faulkner, 2 runs
touch short towards the body, Faulkner worked it towards midwicket for a couple
18.1
6
Roach to Faulkner, SIX runs
back of a length, Faulkner swings it over deep square leg
end of over 184 runs
MS: 136/7CRR: 7.55 • RRR: 18.00
Clint McKay1 (3)
James Faulkner10 (8)
Alister McDermott3-0-19-1
Thisara Perera2-0-18-3
17.6
McDermott to McKay, no run
made some room, played straight back to the bowler
17.5
McDermott to McKay, no run
length delivery, bit of bounce, play and miss
17.4
1
McDermott to Faulkner, 1 run
fuller outside off, played straight to mid-off, took a quick single
17.3
1
McDermott to McKay, 1 run
length delivery outside off, guides it to third man
17.2
1
McDermott to Faulkner, 1 run
played down towards long-on
17.1
McDermott to Faulkner, no run
another shorter one, tried for a pull, missed it
Match details
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossMelbourne Stars , elected to field first
SeriesBig Bash League 2012
Player Of The Match
James Hopes
Season2012/13
Hours of play (local time)18.30 start, First Session 18.30-19.50, Interval 19.50-20.10, Second Session 20.10-21.30
Match days3 January 2013 - night match (20-over match)
Umpires
Ian Lock
Mick Martell
TV Umpire
Geoff Joshua
Match Referee
Bob Stratford
PointsBrisbane Heat 2, Melbourne Stars 0