result
(N), Sydney, Dec 27 2011, Big Bash League
(20 ov, target 167)164/8
Sixers won by 2 runs
player of the match
Dwayne Bravo
Sydney Sixers
end of over 2012 runs
MS: 164/8CRR: 8.19 
Clint McKay6 (3)
Chris Simpson8 (5)
Brett Lee 4-0-30-1
Mitchell Starc 3-0-28-1

Melbourne Stars were in with a chance till Hussey was in the middle. It was his run-out that changed the scales in this match. Stars need some contributions from their captain in the middle order. Sydney Sixers get into the top half of the points table with this win. Bravo is man of the match for his half-century earlier in the evening. Join us tomorrow for the match between Adelaide Strikers and Hobart Hurricanes. Till then, it's a good night from all of us here

19.6
1
Lee to McKay, 1 run

fuller ball on the off stump. McKay drives it to mid-off and is disappointed

Boundary required off the last ball

19.5
1
Lee to Simpson, 1 run

full-toss on the leg stump. Simpson can only force it to long-on for a single

19.4
1
Lee to McKay, 1 run

full toss on the leg stump. McKay drives it to mid-off for a single

What's next? Not a slower ball, for sure

19.3
4
Lee to McKay, FOUR runs

short and slower ball on the middle stump. McKay spots it and pulls it to deep midwicket for a boundary

19.2
1
Lee to Simpson, 1 run

fuller outside off. Simpson drives it to sweeper cover for a single

19.1
4
Lee to Simpson, FOUR runs

outside the off stump. Simpson slices and gets the ball past a diving Bravo at deep point for a boundary

end of over 1911 runs • 1 wicket
MS: 152/8CRR: 8 RRR: 15
Chris Simpson2 (2)
Mitchell Starc 3-0-28-1
Dominic Thornely 4-0-29-1
18.6
W
Starc to Faulkner, OUT

not quite so. Faulkner lofts a fuller ball to Smith at long-on. Stars need 15 runs off the final over to pull off a heist here

James Faulkner c Smith b Starc 13 (11m 8b 2x4 0x6) SR: 162.5

Are Stars making a late surge back into the game?

18.5
4
Starc to Faulkner, FOUR runs

length ball outside the off stump. Faulkner makes room and slices it to deep point for the second boundary in the over

18.4
4
Starc to Faulkner, FOUR runs

fuller ball on the off stump. Faulkner slogs it back past the bowler for a boundary

18.3
2
Starc to Faulkner, 2 runs

full-toss outside the off stump. Faulkner drives it to long-on for a couple

18.2
Starc to Faulkner, no run

short ball outside the off stump. Faulkner looks to go for the pull shot and is beaten

18.1
1
Starc to Simpson, 1 run

full-toss outside the off stump. Simpson drives it to sweeper cover for a single