(N), Melbourne, January 09, 2014, Big Bash League
(7.3/20 ov, T:91) 91/2

Stars won by 8 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)

Adelaide Strikers INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
Michael Klinger c Bird b Faulkner4249773185.71
Alex Hales c Maxwell b Bird531210166.66
Tim Ludeman c Muirhead b Faulkner611100054.54
Phillip Hughes (c)c †Wade b Faulkner011000.00
Nathan Reardon  b Malinga1670016.66
Shakib Al Hasan c Faulkner b Wright2870025.00
Michael Neser st †Wade b Muirhead411120036.36
Kane Richardson run out (Maxwell/†Wade)2124342187.50
Jon Holland  b Malinga033000.00
Gary Putland not out 1390033.33
Shaun Tait not out 11100100.00
Extras(lb 4, w 3)7
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 4.50, 91 Mts)90/9
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Alex Hales, 2.5 ov), 2-37 (Tim Ludeman, 5.2 ov), 3-37 (Phillip Hughes, 5.3 ov), 4-41 (Nathan Reardon, 7.2 ov), 5-45 (Shakib Al Hasan, 8.6 ov), 6-57 (Michael Neser, 12.4 ov), 7-81 (Michael Klinger, 17.5 ov), 8-81 (Jon Holland, 18.3 ov), 9-89 (Kane Richardson, 19.5 ov)
Jackson Bird402917.25133100
2.5 to AD Hales, Danger man back in the hut! Touch fuller delivery outside off, induces the drive and a regulation edge to first slip. 21/1
Lasith Malinga40822.00160000
7.2 to NJ Reardon, You beauty! Unplayable. Full in-swinging yorker and bang! Reardon on the front foot had no clue what was coming and Malinga greets him with a toe crushing yorker. 41/4
18.3 to JM Holland, expected yorker! Fuller on middle and off, Holland makes room and misses it completely as the ball cannon onto the stumps. 81/8
James Faulkner41932.25170010
5.2 to TP Ludeman, touch fuller on off stump, makes room for the extravagant drive as he sliced straight to the point fielder. 37/2
5.3 to PJ Hughes, extras bounce has done the trick here!! Back of a length delivery on off and Hughes nicks one back to the keeper. Wickets tumbling down.. 37/3
17.5 to M Klinger, length delivery down the leg and pulled straight into the throat of Bird who dives forward and takes a lovely catch.. 81/7
Luke Wright201115.5061010
8.6 to Shakib Al Hasan, this is disaster. Advances down the track and sliced a fuller delivery straight to Faulkner at backward point region. Whats happening to Star!. 45/5
John Hastings401804.50152010
James Muirhead201115.5060100
12.4 to MG Neser, Gone for all money. Saw him coming and bowled touch wide, Neser on the charge failed to get to the pitch of the ball as it spun past him and Wade whips the zing bails off the grove.. 57/6
Melbourne Stars INNINGS (Target: 91 runs from 20 overs)
Cameron White (c)c Shakib Al Hasan b Neser13122310108.33
Luke Wright c Richardson b Neser49202182245.00
Glenn Maxwell not out 25101141250.00
Matthew Wade not out 2390066.66
Extras(lb 1, w 1)2
TOTAL7.3 Ov (RR: 12.13, 33 Mts)91/2
Fall of wickets: 1-62 (Luke Wright, 5.1 ov), 2-62 (Cameron White, 5.2 ov)
Shaun Tait3033011.0077000
Gary Putland1013013.0021100
Kane Richardson1013013.0021100
Shakib Al Hasan1010010.0021000
Michael Neser1.3021214.0033110
5.1 to LJ Wright, fuller outside off, Wright on the charge gets a thick outside edge as the ball flew towards backward point region. Richardson runs in and completes the proceedings. 62/1
5.2 to CL White, White falls for the trap!! Short and wide outside off and cuts straight to third man.. 62/2
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Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAdelaide Strikers, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
James Faulkner
Hours of play (local time)19.40 start, First Session 19.40-21.00, Interval 21.00-21.20, Second Session 21.20-22.40
Match days9 January 2014 - night (20-over match)
Geoff Joshua
Michael Graham-Smith
TV Umpire
Ashley Barrow
Reserve Umpire
Shawn Craig
Match Referee
Steve Bernard
PointsMelbourne Stars 2, Adelaide Strikers 0
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