result
(N), Melbourne (Docklands), Jan 12 2012, Big Bash League
(20 ov, target 169)156/9
Heat won by 12 runs
Player Of The Match
40 (25)
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• The Report by Daniel Brettig

Heat win to keep semi-final hopes alive

Astute bowling from Alister McDermott followed lively innings from Daniel Vettori and Roelof van der Merwe to shut out the Melbourne Renegades and keep the Brisbane Heat in touch with a semi-final spot

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Scorecard summary
Brisbane Heat168/7(20 overs)
Melbourne Renegades156/9(20 overs)
end of over 204 runs • 2 wickets
MR: 156/9CRR: 7.80 
Graham Manou18 (20)
Dirk Nannes2 (2)
Alister McDermott 4-0-18-3
Michael Neser 4-0-31-3

That finishes it, the Heat running out 12 run victors to keep their very slim finals' hopes alive. The Renegades through it away a bit in the middle overs, they just needed someone to stay there with Finch but noone obliged.



Boom Boom Afridi bowled well taking 3 wickets but it was Daniel Vettori who has been named Man of the Match for his 40 off just 25 balls as well as a tidy spell of four overs.

Thanks for your company tonight, good night.

19.6
1
McDermott to Manou, 1 run

full and flicked through square leg

19.5
1
McDermott to Nannes, 1 run

guided to third man

19.4
1
McDermott to Manou, 1 run

driven to cover

19.3
1
McDermott to Nannes, 1 run

yorker dug out to cover

19.2
W
McDermott to Heal, OUT

straight through him this time, well bowled and McDermott continues to impress

Aaron Heal b McDermott 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
19.1
W
McDermott to Manou, OUT

steps across and swings hard across the line but misses, they try to scramble a bye but get caught short

Shane Harwood run out (†Hartley) 3 (7m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100
end of over 1914 runs
MR: 152/7CRR: 8.00 RRR: 17.00
Graham Manou16 (17)
Shane Harwood3 (3)
Michael Neser 4-0-31-3
Alister McDermott 3-0-14-2
18.6
1
Neser to Manou, 1 run

driven to deep point

18.5
1
Neser to Harwood, 1 run

driven to long on, missed out on the free hit

18.5
2nb
Neser to Manou, (no ball) 1 run

advances and inside edges to short third man

18.4
4
Neser to Manou, FOUR runs

full and flicked over short fine leg for a much needed boundary

18.3
1
Neser to Harwood, 1 run

full toss flicked to short fine leg, Neser go away with that one

18.3
1w
Neser to Harwood, 1 wide

slower ball strays wide of off

18.2
1
Neser to Manou, 1 run

full toss pulled to deep square leg

18.2
1w
Neser to Manou, 1 wide

full and wide of off this time

18.1
1
Neser to Harwood, 1 run

good yorker dug out to long on

18.1
1w
Neser to Harwood, 1 wide

bouncer goes high and called wide

end of over 184 runs • 1 wicket
MR: 138/6CRR: 7.66 RRR: 15.50
Graham Manou9 (13)
Alister McDermott 3-0-14-2
Roelof van der Merwe 2-0-30-0
17.6
W
McDermott to Manou, 1 run, OUT

good yorker dug out to long on, they push for two but Robinson fields brilliantly and the direct hit has the danger man short of his ground, the end of a good knock

Aaron Finch run out (Robinson) 72 (66m 46b 3x4 5x6) SR: 156.52
17.5
McDermott to Manou, no run

another good yorker, can't get it away

17.4
2
McDermott to Manou, 2 runs

full and wide, smashed through point brilliantly

17.3
McDermott to Manou, no run

steps across to the off side but can't hit the yorker

Match details
Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
TossBrisbane Heat, elected to bat first
SeriesBig Bash League
Season2011/12
Player Of The Match
Daniel Vettori
Daniel Vettori
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
Match days12 January 2012 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
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Ian Lock
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Tony Ward
TV Umpire
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Bob Parry
Match Referee
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David Levens
PointsBrisbane Heat 2, Melbourne Renegades 0