RESULT
(N), Brisbane, January 17, 2012, Big Bash League
(20 ov, T:196) 104/6

Heat won by 91 runs

Brisbane Heat INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Brendon McCullum c Abbott b Bills6781085.71
Matthew Hayden c Doran b Coyte661310100.00
Andrew Robinson c Abbott b Bills25161532156.25
Dan Christian not out 75477054159.57
Peter Forrest (c)c Day b Doran33274011122.22
Chris Lynn not out 37171804217.64
Extras(b 4, lb 2, w 7)13
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 9.75, 84 Mts)195/4
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Brendon McCullum, 1.4 ov), 2-14 (Matthew Hayden, 2.6 ov), 3-44 (Andrew Robinson, 5.5 ov), 4-124 (Peter Forrest, 15.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Scott Coyte402315.75111120
2.6 to ML Hayden, short on off, rocks back on the pull but mistimes it to mid on, another big wicket. 14/2
Nicholas Bills4044211.00105300
1.4 to BB McCullum, brilliant catch from Abbott! Full outside off, slashes it high over cover's head and Abbott runs back to catch on the dive, such a difficult one to take and he's done it well. 9/1
5.5 to AW Robinson, well set up there, moving a man back to deep square leg and then banging one in short, got him hook line and sinker, a big wicket. 44/3
Sean Abbott4048012.0083400
Matthew Day2025012.5021120
Luke Doran301816.0061010
15.3 to PJ Forrest, full toss pulled to deep square leg, simple catch in the deep. 124/4
Chris Gayle3031010.3340220
Sydney Thunder INNINGS (Target: 196 runs from 20 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Usman Khawaja c †McCullum b Neser37366360102.77
Chris Gayle c †McCullum b McDermott015000.00
Tim Cruickshank c †McCullum b McDermott042000.00
Ben Dunk c Hayden b Swan619200031.57
Daniel Smith (c)c Neser b Christian2440050.00
Tim Armstrong  b Vettori414140028.57
Sean Abbott not out 22223711100.00
Matthew Day not out 29202311145.00
Extras(lb 1, w 3)4
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 5.20, 87 Mts)104/6
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Chris Gayle, 1.1 ov), 2-4 (Tim Cruickshank, 1.5 ov), 3-24 (Ben Dunk, 6.5 ov), 4-27 (Daniel Smith, 7.6 ov), 5-34 (Tim Armstrong, 11.1 ov), 6-54 (Usman Khawaja, 14.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chris Swan401614.00152000
6.5 to BR Dunk, length on off, drives at it but gets a thick edge through to first slip, easy catch. 24/3
Alister McDermott412526.25140220
1.1 to CH Gayle, short and wide of off, not a great ball but he throws the bat at it and edges it through to the keeper, what a huge wicket!. 4/1
1.5 to TD Cruickshank, length on off, nipping away and catching the outside edge, brilliant delivery. 4/2
Dan Christian401714.25131010
7.6 to DLR Smith, short on off, cut high and hard out to deep point, easy catch on the rope and the Thunder sink into a deeper hole. 27/4
Michael Neser402215.50123000
14.4 to UT Khawaja, great nut, on the spot, nipping away and catching a feather edge. 54/6
Daniel Vettori402315.75112000
11.1 to TJ Armstrong, length on off, goes straight through him, not sure the Heat wanted that wicket, he could hardly hit it off the square. 34/5
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MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossSydney Thunder, elected to field first
Series
Season2011/12
Player Of The Match
Heat
Dan Christian
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 days17 January 2012 - night (20-over match)
T20 debut
Chris Swan
Chris Swan
Matthew Day
Matthew Day
Nicholas Bills
Nicholas Bills
Umpires
Australia
John Ward
Australia
Simon Fry
TV Umpire
Australia
Geoff Joshua
Match Referee
Australia
Denis Burns
PointsBrisbane Heat 2, Sydney Thunder 0
MATCH NOTES
  • 12th men: SJ Paulsen (Heat) and JS Floros (Thunder)
  • DT Christian 50 off 40 balls, 39 mins (3x4, 1x6)
Thunder Innings
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TEAMMWLPTNRR
PS752100.626
HH752100.569
SS752100.262
MS74380.254
BH73460.324
AS7254-0.338
MR7254-0.582
ST7254-1.250