RESULT
(N), Sydney, January 17, 2015, Big Bash League
(14.3/20 ov, T:107) 107/2

Stars won by 8 wickets (with 33 balls remaining)

Sydney Thunder INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jacques Kallis c †Triffitt b Bird46-0066.66
Jason Roy  b Beer01-000.00
Daniel Hughes c Pietersen b Bird48-1050.00
Aiden Blizzard c Handscomb b Hastings4548-2093.75
Andrew McDonald  b Beer2332-1071.87
Chris Hartley (c)† b Hastings46-0066.66
Ahillen Beadle c Bird b McKay77-00100.00
Nathan Hauritz c Quiney b McKay129-10133.33
Chris Tremain not out 12-0050.00
Josh Lalor not out 11-00100.00
Extras(b 2, lb 2, w 1)5
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 5.30)106/8
Did not bat: Dirk Nannes 
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Jason Roy, 0.3 ov), 2-6 (Daniel Hughes, 1.6 ov), 3-9 (Jacques Kallis, 3.1 ov), 4-68 (Andrew McDonald, 14.2 ov), 5-82 (Chris Hartley, 16.4 ov), 6-83 (Aiden Blizzard, 16.6 ov), 7-102 (Nathan Hauritz, 19.2 ov), 8-102 (Ahillen Beadle, 19.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Michael Beer401423.50120000
0.3 to JJ Roy, first ball duck, short and turning in from outside off, Roy goes back for the cut but been beaten by the inward movement and pace which shatters the off stump.. 1/1
14.2 to AB McDonald, that slides in from a length, touch quicker as McDonald clears the front leg for a big heave, misses it completely and ball knocks the stumps, the partnership comes to an end which was of 59 runs.. 68/4
Jackson Bird401523.75131000
1.6 to DP Hughes, two in two over, that's on a length and moving away touch with the angle, he stays on the crease and a lazily driven shot towards the wide of mid-off where KP moves to his right to reach it and holds a good low catch. 6/2
3.1 to JH Kallis, woeful start for the Thunder, back of a length delivery which straightens outside off, Kallis stays on the crease and tries to run that with an open face to third man, ends up with an outside edge towards the keeper.. 9/3
John Hastings402325.75112000
16.4 to CD Hartley, another one, that's on a length and moving away, leans forward and tries to drive it through cover, gets an inside edge which ricochet back onto the stumps.. 82/5
16.6 to AC Blizzard, and finally Blizzard falls too, clears the front leg and goes for a big slog to that back of a length delivery, didn't got the elevation as he ends up skying towards the deep square leg, Handscomb runs forward and holds it.. 83/6
Scott Boland402907.2552010
Clint McKay301424.6650000
19.2 to NM Hauritz, slower and angling in, he backs away and goes for a slog, ends up skying towards cover point where Quiney paces underneath it to grab that.. 102/7
19.3 to AR Beadle, another one, that's short and down leg, goes back for the pull, ends up hitting it straight to the man down at deepish backward square leg. 102/8
Kevin Pietersen10707.0010000
Melbourne Stars INNINGS (Target: 107 runs from 20 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Cameron White (c)c Lalor b Hauritz2326-0188.46
Luke Wright c sub (CJ Green) b Lalor45-0080.00
Kevin Pietersen not out 6742-101159.52
Peter Handscomb not out 1014-0071.42
Extras(w 3)3
TOTAL14.3 Ov (RR: 7.37)107/2
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Luke Wright, 1.5 ov), 2-84 (Cameron White, 9.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jacques Kallis302307.6682100
Josh Lalor201819.0041110
1.5 to LJ Wright, fuller and down leg as he clips that over backward of square leg, Green runs forward and holds that. 8/1
Dirk Nannes1010010.0022000
Chris Tremain301806.0071020
Ahillen Beadle402205.5071000
Nathan Hauritz1.3016110.6633000
9.6 to CL White, tossed up delivery outside off, gets down on one knee and a slog sweep to deep midwicket, Lalor places underneath it near the ropes to grab that, throws it in the air as he realises of stepping over the ropes. He didn't even managed to throw it neatly as he ends up skipping in the air and plucks it over the boundary line and then manages to get inside the rope with a sideway jump. Third umpire took various angles to check before judging that out. This is scintillating.. 84/2
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MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Showground Stadium
TossMelbourne Stars, elected to field first
Series
Season2014/15
Player Of The Match
Stars
Kevin Pietersen
Match days17 January 2015 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
Australia
Damien Mealey
Australia
Rod Tucker
TV Umpire
Australia
Gerard Abood
Reserve Umpire
Australia
Tony Wilds
Match Referee
Australia
Steve Bernard
PointsMelbourne Stars 2, Sydney Thunder 0
Stars Innings
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Big Bash League
TEAMMWLPTNRR
AS861131.159
PS853100.705
MS853100.336
SS85310-0.014
HH8356-0.280
MR8356-0.331
ST8255-0.485
BH8264-1.116