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39th Match, Melbourne, Jan 27 2018, Big Bash League
(19.1/20 ov)186/7
Stars won by 3 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
46 (23)
kevin-pietersen
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• The Report by Alex Malcolm

Pietersen smacks match-winning 46 in last BBL game

A Kevin Pietersen cameo in his last appearance for the Melbourne Stars left the Hobart Hurricanes' semi-final hopes in the hands of other teams

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Scores: Ranjith P
Scorecard summary
Hobart Hurricanes185/7(20 overs)
Melbourne Stars186/7(19.1 overs)
Ben Dunk30 (20)
Clive Rose1/23(3)
19.1
4
Christian to Worrall, FOUR runs

short ball outside the off stump. He slices it past point to seal the victory. What a farewell to KP and Quiney. Hobart Hurricanes will have to wait on the result for the evening game to know if they reach semis or not

end of over 198 runs
MS: 182/7CRR: 9.57 RRR: 4.00
Evan Gulbis19 (13)
Daniel Worrall9 (7)
Tymal Mills 4-0-56-2
Jofra Archer 4-0-35-0
18.6
Mills to Gulbis, no run

comes forward and drives it back to the bowler

18.5
Mills to Gulbis, no run

looks to cut it and is beaten

18.4
6
Mills to Gulbis, SIX runs

short ball on the off stump. He lofts it over long-on for a six

18.3
Mills to Gulbis, no run

looks to cut the short ball and is beaten

18.2
1
Mills to Worrall, 1 run

turns it to the leg side for a single

18.1
1
Mills to Gulbis, 1 run

turns it to the leg side for a single. They wanted a couple but the batsman slipped and they have to be content with a single

end of over 1817 runs
MS: 174/7CRR: 9.66 RRR: 6.00
Evan Gulbis12 (8)
Daniel Worrall8 (6)
Jofra Archer 4-0-35-0
Clive Rose 3-0-23-1
17.6
1
Archer to Gulbis, 1 run

flicks it to midwicket for a single

17.6
7nb
Archer to Gulbis, (no ball) SIX runs

a no-ball and he lofts it over long-off for a six

17.5
1
Archer to Worrall, 1 run

punches it to point and sets off for a single

17.4
Archer to Worrall, no run

cuts it to point

17.4
5nb
Archer to Worrall, (no ball) FOUR runs

full-toss above the waist and he runs it down to third-man for a boundary

17.3
1lb
Archer to Gulbis, 1 leg bye

to the leg side for a single

17.2
1
Archer to Worrall, 1 run
17.1
1
Archer to Gulbis, 1 run
end of over 175 runs • 1 wicket
MS: 157/7CRR: 9.23 RRR: 9.66
Evan Gulbis4 (4)
Daniel Worrall2 (2)
Clive Rose 3-0-23-1
Tymal Mills 3-0-48-2
16.6
1
Rose to Gulbis, 1 run

cuts it to deep point for a single

16.5
1
Rose to Worrall, 1 run

turns it to the leg side for a single

16.4
1
Rose to Gulbis, 1 run
16.3
1
Rose to Worrall, 1 run
16.2
W
Rose to Gotch, OUT

struck in front of the middle stump and that's plumb

Seb Gotch lbw b Rose 16 (16b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100
Best performances - batters
Daniel Christian player pic
DT Christian HH
56 runs (37)
4 fours
2 sixes
Control74%
Productive shot
cover drive
19 runs
3 fours
0 six
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Kevin Pietersen portrait
KP Pietersen MS
46 runs (23)
6 fours
2 sixes
Control44%
Productive shot
pull
18 runs
3 fours
1 six
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Best performances - bowlers
John Hastings
JW Hastings MS
O
4
M
0
R
41
W
2
ECO
10.25
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Tymal Mills portrait
TS Mills HH
O
4
M
0
R
56
W
2
ECO
14
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
Match details
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossMelbourne Stars, elected to field first
SeriesBig Bash League
Season2017/18
Player Of The Match
Kevin Pietersen
Kevin Pietersen
Match days27 January 2018 - day (20-over match)
Umpires
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Gerard Abood
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Phillip Gillespie
TV Umpire
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Tony Wilds
Reserve Umpire
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Stephen Brne
Match Referee
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Peter Marshall
PointsMelbourne Stars 2, Hobart Hurricanes 0