(N), Melbourne, January 19, 2012, Big Bash League
(18.5/20 ov, T:126) 129/4

Stars won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

Strikers Innings
Stars Innings
Match Details
Adelaide Strikers  (20 ovs maximum)
Daniel Harris c White b McKay17151910113.33
Michael Klinger (c)c Hussey b McKay25202610125.00
Aiden Blizzard c White b Faulkner79170077.77
Callum Ferguson c White b Faulkner41294721141.37
James Franklin c Quiney b Hussey711160063.63
Tom Cooper c Bird b McKay911120081.81
Adam Crosthwaite  b Hussey46100066.66
Aaron O'Brien c †Wade b Bird89140088.88
Alfonso Thomas run out (Voges)4570080.00
Nathan Lyon  b Bird024000.00
Bryce McGain not out 00100-
Extras(b 1, lb 2)3
TOTAL19.3 Ov (RR: 6.41, 91 Mts)125
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Daniel Harris, 4.5 ov), 2-46 (Michael Klinger, 6.1 ov), 3-57 (Aiden Blizzard, 8.1 ov), 4-80 (James Franklin, 11.6 ov), 5-100 (Tom Cooper, 14.6 ov), 6-110 (Callum Ferguson, 16.2 ov), 7-115 (Adam Crosthwaite, 17.1 ov), 8-122 (Alfonso Thomas, 18.4 ov), 9-125 (Aaron O'Brien, 19.2 ov), 10-125 (Nathan Lyon, 19.3 ov)
David Hussey403027.5051000
11.6 to JEC Franklin, full on off, drives high, but straight down long on's throat. 80/4
17.1 to AJ Crosthwaite, steps back, shows his stumps on the cut shot and gets bowled, his poor form continues. 115/7
Jackson Bird3.302627.4252000
19.2 to AW O'Brien, gets across to the off side and flicks a ramp shot straight up in the air and is caught by the keeper. 125/9
19.3 to NM Lyon, backs away and gets clean bowled!. 125/10
James Faulkner402125.2591000
8.1 to AC Blizzard, short on off, rocks back and gets rushed on the pull shot, mistimes it straight to mid wicket. 57/3
16.2 to CJ Ferguson, slower ball outside off, clears the front foot and skies it to cover, easy catch. 110/6
Clint McKay401734.25100000
4.5 to DJ Harris, slower ball, swings hard at it but the extra bounce does him, popping it up to mid off. 36/1
6.1 to M Klinger, slower ball on off, forces the false drive high to mid off where Hussey gets back to take the catch. 46/2
14.6 to TLW Cooper, short slower ball on off, pulls to deep square leg, easy catch on the rope. 100/5
Shane Warne402807.0040100
Melbourne Stars  (T: 126 runs from 20 ovs)
Rob Quiney run out (Lyon)26110033.33
Luke Wright c †Crosthwaite b Franklin914221064.28
Adam Voges st †Crosthwaite b McGain16161710100.00
David Hussey not out 41365431113.88
Cameron White (c)c Harris b Franklin2830330193.33
George Bailey not out 19111311172.72
Extras(lb 6, w 8)14
TOTAL18.5 Ov (RR: 6.84, 77 Mts)129/4
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Rob Quiney, 2.2 ov), 2-27 (Luke Wright, 5.2 ov), 3-38 (Adam Voges, 6.6 ov), 4-102 (Cameron White, 15.5 ov)
Nathan Lyon3.502005.21112010
Alfonso Thomas402606.50111040
Aaron O'Brien401203.00140000
James Franklin302227.3351030
5.2 to LJ Wright, advances down the wicket and edges through to the keeper on the big cross bat swipe. 27/2
15.5 to CL White, full on leg, drives hard in the air but straight down long on's throat. 102/4
Bryce McGain4043110.7552300
6.6 to AC Voges, threw that up, took the bait as he danced down the wicket, didn't get close to the pitch of the ball, it spun past the edge and he was stumped by a good metre, didn't even bother to turn around. 38/3
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Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAdelaide Strikers, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Clint McKay
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 days19 January 2012 - night (20-over match)
Bob Parry
Ian Lock
TV Umpire
Tony Ward
Match Referee
Bob Stratford
PointsMelbourne Stars 2, Adelaide Strikers 0
  • 12th men: BG Drew (Strikers) and CP Simpson (Stars)
  • Attendance: 26,133
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