26th Match (N), Melbourne (Docklands), January 12, 2018, Big Bash League
(20 ov, T:168) 144/9

Stars won by 23 runs

Stars Innings
Renegades Innings
Match Details
Melbourne Stars  (20 ovs maximum)
Peter Handscomb c Webster b Mohammad Nabi4137-40110.81
Ben Dunk lbw b Mohammad Nabi01-000.00
Kevin Pietersen c Short b Wildermuth7446-45160.86
Glenn Maxwell not out 3116-22193.75
Seb Gotch c †Ludeman b Richardson98-10112.50
James Faulkner not out 1012-0083.33
Extras(w 2)2
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 8.35)167/4
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Ben Dunk, 0.3 ov), 2-112 (Peter Handscomb, 13.1 ov), 3-119 (Kevin Pietersen, 14.3 ov), 4-132 (Seb Gotch, 16.3 ov)
Mohammad Nabi401523.75100010
0.3 to BR Dunk, traps him on the knee roll after beating the inside edge. It looks very plumb on first look. Hence the big appeal. Hence, the signal for out. Looks a close on replay. It hit him on a middle and leg line and it was angling in from around the wicket, remember. Ah, tracking shows it was clipping leg stump. Fair call. Another cheap end for Dunk. 2/1
13.1 to PSP Handscomb, finds deep midwicket with the slog sweep and Nabi strikes again. He's connected nicely on this after a big stride outside off. But it's flat to the fielder's right and easily taken. 112/2
Jon Holland2021010.5042100
Kane Richardson403619.0074100
16.3 to SE Gotch, outside edge steered straight to the keeper. It's a slower ball that rises on him as he looks to play the late cut. Easy catch for Ludeman. 132/4
Dwayne Bravo403809.5062210
Jack Wildermuth402716.7552000
14.3 to KP Pietersen, gets under the pull and slices it high for deep midwicket who takes an easy catch. This is good from Wildermuth. Sustains the pressure built over the last two overs and beats him with a slower ball that's dug in outside off. KP wants to smash this over the midwicket fence off the front foot but gets under it too much. 119/3
Brad Hogg2030015.0001300
Melbourne Renegades  (T: 168 runs from 20 ovs)
Tim Ludeman c Maxwell b Coleman1314-0192.85
Marcus Harris c Gulbis b Coleman03-000.00
Matthew Short c Gotch b Hastings1615-11106.66
Dwayne Bravo (c)c Maxwell b Gulbis2618-21144.44
Tom Cooper c Pietersen b Coleman1919-01100.00
Mohammad Nabi c Maxwell b Faulkner2317-30135.29
Beau Webster  b Worrall910-0090.00
Jack Wildermuth c Maxwell b Hastings2311-12209.09
Kane Richardson not out 98-00112.50
Jon Holland  b Worrall13-0033.33
Brad Hogg not out 12-0050.00
Extras(lb 2, w 2)4
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.20)144/9
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Marcus Harris, 1.4 ov), 2-24 (Tim Ludeman, 3.6 ov), 3-33 (Matthew Short, 5.4 ov), 4-56 (Tom Cooper, 9.3 ov), 5-91 (Dwayne Bravo, 13.1 ov), 6-102 (Mohammad Nabi, 14.4 ov), 7-125 (Beau Webster, 17.1 ov), 8-138 (Jack Wildermuth, 18.3 ov), 9-142 (Jon Holland, 19.3 ov)
Daniel Worrall402526.25110210
17.1 to BJ Webster, misses the paddle sweep, and it cannons into middle stump! Full on off stump, and Webster walked across too much to the off side. Tries to paddle this fine down the leg side, but a feather touch takes it onto his stumps instead. The innovation does not play off. 125/7
19.3 to JM Holland, The zing bails light up! 'You miss, I hit' from the bowler. Full on off stump, and Holland misses the straight drive. Takes the top of off stump. 142/9
Jackson Coleman402736.75102100
1.4 to MS Harris, full on off stump, and it's flicked off his toes. Played in the air, but itt's chipped with too little power on it. Gulbis takes a sharp catch at deep midwicket running to his left. 2/1
3.6 to TP Ludeman, caught on the rebound! Maxi! Full and wide outside off, slashes hard at it, but Maxwell at point displays some hang time! Jumps, sticks his right hand up, the ball hits his palm, and falls safely in his hands as he dives behind to complete the catch. Beautiful. 24/2
9.3 to TLW Cooper, oof, KP takes a screamer! It's been slapped off the front foot, but it's in the air. Pietersen jumps across to his right and sticks both hands. Sticks in his palms, as he comes crashing down to Earth after all that anti-gravity stuff. 56/4
Daniel Fallins301906.3350100
John Hastings402827.00101110
5.4 to MW Short, more hang time from the fielder! Good length outside off, and he drives hard at it, flashy shot and it takes a thick outside edge. Flies through to short third man who jumps up to complete a sharp take. 33/3
18.3 to JD Wildermuth, there's Maxi's fourth! Low full toss outside off, and Wildermuth slogs it towards cow corner down on one knee. It's not off the middle of the bat on this occasion, and easily taken by Maxi once again. 138/8
James Faulkner302518.3362100
14.4 to Mohammad Nabi, Maxwell's third catch! Full on middle and leg, but Nabi is taking him on this time. Smashes it over the bowler's head but he did not get full under the ball. Hit well, but doesn't have the distance. Down Maxi's throat at long on. 102/6
Evan Gulbis201819.0022000
13.1 to DJ Bravo, gets the wicket first ball! Good length outside off, and Bravo tries a wild cross-batted slog. Comes off the toe end, and it's a skyer. Comfortably taken by Maxwell at long on. 91/5
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Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
TossMelbourne Renegades, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Kevin Pietersen
Match days12 January 2018 - night (20-over match)
T20 debut
Daniel Fallins
Daniel Fallins
Geoff Joshua
Michael Graham-Smith
TV Umpire
David Shepard
Reserve Umpire
Daryl Brigham
Match Referee
Daryl Harper
PointsMelbourne Stars 2, Melbourne Renegades 0
  • Melbourne Stars innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 46 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Melbourne Stars: 50 runs in 6.4 overs (40 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 38 balls (PSP Handscomb 23, KP Pietersen 29, Ex 0)
  • KP Pietersen: 50 off 28 balls (4 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • Melbourne Stars: 100 runs in 11.2 overs (68 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 65 balls (PSP Handscomb 36, KP Pietersen 67, Ex 0)
  • Melbourne Stars: 150 runs in 18.6 overs (114 balls), Extras 1
  • Innings Break: Melbourne Stars - 167/4 in 20.0 overs (GJ Maxwell 31, JP Faulkner 10)
  • Melbourne Renegades innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 36 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Melbourne Renegades: 50 runs in 8.2 overs (50 balls), Extras 2
  • Melbourne Renegades: 100 runs in 14.2 overs (86 balls), Extras 3
Win Probability
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Over 20 • MR 144/9

Jon Holland b Worrall 1 (3b 0x4 0x6 ) SR: 33.33
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