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Heat vs Renegades, 6th Match at Melbourne, , Dec 23 2017 - Match Result

RESULT
6th Match (N), Melbourne (Docklands), December 23, 2017, Big Bash League
(18.4/20 ov, T:133) 137/3

Renegades won by 7 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
3/16
jack-wildermuth
Cricinfo's MVP
74.51 ptsImpact List
shadab-khan
Match centre 
Scores: Chandan Duorah | Comms: Varun Shetty
Scorecard summary
Brisbane Heat 132/8(20 overs)
48 (44)
Melbourne Renegades 137/3(18.4 overs)
52* (44)
2/17 (4)
1/12 (1)
Cricinfo’s Most Valuable Players of the Match
PLAYERTeam
TI
Runs
I. Runs
B. Impact
Bowl
I. Wkts
Bo. Impact
BH74.510(1)- 1.15- 2.272/173.2676.78
MR73.7952(44)49.2539.761/61.8134.02
MR60.67--03/162.8760.67
MR54.2451(43)55.7654.24--0
BH45.0848(44)49.5445.08--0

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10:21pm A smart chase from the Renegades after doing well to restrict Heat to just 132. It was by no means a pitch for strokemaking and the experience of Cameron White and Tom Cooper has guided this chase well. They lost early wickets, but Shadab Khan was the man they needed to see off. After that, it was autopilot, nudging it around and picking up doubles on a big ground. Cooper didn't look comfortable, trying to muscle them early on before figuring the surface out and relying on deft strokes. an 89-run stand between him and White to clinch two more points and climb to the top of the table.

18.4
6
Steketee to Cooper, SIX runs

brings up the win in style along with his fifty. Cooper repeats the Hodge act. Picks the short ball early before it climbs into his body and swipes to send it sailing over long leg

18.3
1
Steketee to Hodge, 1 run

short and in the corridor, under-edges the cut to point's left

18.2
6
Steketee to Hodge, SIX runs

buh-bye! Short ball at the hips, picks it so early, gets in position and swats it far over the long leg boundary

18.1
1
Steketee to Cooper, 1 run

slower short ball at off stump, dragged down to fine leg with a pull

end of over 185 runs
MR: 123/3CRR: 6.83 RRR: 5.00
Tom Cooper45 (42b 2x4 1x6)
Brad Hodge2 (2b)
Josh Lalor 3-0-17-0
Ben Cutting 1-0-12-1
17.6
1
Lalor to Cooper, 1 run

short and into the body, pulled to deep backward square off a thick inside edge

17.5
Lalor to Cooper, no run

back of a length in the corridor, punched straight to point

17.4
1
Lalor to Hodge, 1 run

short ball outside off, too close for the cut. Gets a thick outside edge to third man

17.3
1
Lalor to Cooper, 1 run

full outside off, carved aerially to sweeper cover

17.2
1
Lalor to Hodge, 1 run

full at leg stump, poked through the mid-on region on the up

Hodge ready to take strike and do what he's done for...80 years?

17.1
1
Lalor to Cooper, 1 run

back of a length slower ball, punched back at the bowler who fumbles in his follow through

end of over 1712 runs • 1 wicket
MR: 118/3CRR: 6.94 RRR: 5.00
Tom Cooper42 (38b 2x4 1x6)
Ben Cutting 1-0-12-1
Mitchell Swepson 4-0-25-0
16.6
W
Cutting to White, OUT

length ball at off stump, opens his body up to try and launch this over midwicket on the rise, but he ends up slicing it high - almost kissing the roof - and straight out to long-off who has a comfortable catch. A well-paced innings from White comes to a close, with the victory in sight

Cameron White c Steketee b Cutting 51 (43b 4x4 2x6) SR: 118.6
16.5
1
Cutting to Cooper, 1 run

back of a length at off stump, gets the ball high on the bat as he looks to punch this. Lobs it towards long-off who is quick this time and keeps them to one

16.4
2
Cutting to Cooper, 2 runs

back of a length outside off, punched on the up to long-off's right. He slips as he gets down on this and it's two more

16.3
2
Cutting to Cooper, 2 runs

shuffles across and lines himself up to punch this full ball past the bowler. Picks up two to long-off's right. That's the way to do it on this ground

16.2
4
Cutting to Cooper, FOUR runs

clubs through the line and picks this length ball from outside off. Flat, hard and into the practice pitches to the left of wide long-on

16.2
1w
Cutting to Cooper, 1 wide

back of a length, wide outside off. He lets it go, no way he can get bat on it

16.1
2
Cutting to Cooper, 2 runs

back of a length, dug in outside off. Looks to swing across the line, but ends up slicing it over extra cover

end of over 1610 runs
MR: 106/2CRR: 6.62 RRR: 6.75
Tom Cooper31 (33b 1x4 1x6)
Cameron White51 (42b 4x4 2x6)
Mitchell Swepson 4-0-25-0
Marnus Labuschagne 1-0-5-0

Oh, well. Here is Cutting. It was all strategic then. 27 to defend in 4 overs. Too late?

15.6
1
Swepson to Cooper, 1 run

back of a length in the corridor, run to short third man's left with the turn

15.5
Swepson to Cooper, no run

googly strikes him on the pads as he looks to sweep, but it was going down leg

15.4
2
Swepson to Cooper, 2 runs

superbly played. It's full and down leg, and he brings the bat under it quickly to chip it over short fine with what was supposed to originally be a paddle sweep

Best performances - batters
Spike Graph
Wagon Zone
TLW Cooper
52 runs (44)
2 fours2 sixes
Productive shot
slog shot
13 runs
1 four1 six
Control
73%
CL White
51 runs (43)
4 fours2 sixes
Productive shot
slog shot
16 runs
1 four2 sixes
Control
86%
Best performances - bowlers
JD Wildermuth
O
4
M
0
R
16
W
3
ECO
4
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Shadab Khan
O
4
M
0
R
17
W
2
ECO
4.25
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
TossMelbourne Renegades, elected to field first
Series
Season2017/18
Player Of The Match
Match days23 December 2017 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee
PointsMelbourne Renegades 2, Brisbane Heat 0
Win Probability
MR 100%
BHMR
100%50%100%BH InningsMR Innings

Over 19 • MR 137/3

Renegades won by 7 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
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