25th Match (N), Melbourne, January 09, 2019, Big Bash League
(17.4/20 ov, T:147) 147/4

Scorchers won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

Stars Innings
Scorchers Innings
Match Details
Melbourne Stars  (20 ovs maximum)
Evan Gulbis c Willey b Usman Qadir3729-31127.58
Ben Dunk c Agar b Willey6247-61131.91
Nic Maddinson (c)c †Bancroft b Tye25-0040.00
Seb Gotch c Coulter-Nile b Tye1822-1081.81
Dwayne Bravo  b Tye02-000.00
Jonathan Merlo c Coulter-Nile b Tye77-10100.00
Liam Plunkett not out 44-00100.00
Nick Larkin not out 64-00150.00
Extras(lb 1, w 9)10
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.30)146/6
Fall of wickets: 1-65 (Evan Gulbis, 8.4 ov), 2-69 (Nic Maddinson, 9.5 ov), 3-121 (Ben Dunk, 15.5 ov), 4-121 (Dwayne Bravo, 16.2 ov), 5-134 (Jonathan Merlo, 18.2 ov), 6-135 (Seb Gotch, 18.4 ov)
Nathan Coulter-Nile403007.5081120
David Willey402716.75103010
15.5 to BR Dunk, caught at backward point! Agar holds this one! Short slower ball, high outside off, he upper cuts but there's no pace to work with, he just skies to backward point, Agar cruises back a few paces and takes the simple catch. 121/3
Aaron Hardie1013013.0012000
Andrew Tye401844.50130040
9.5 to NJ Maddinson, caught behind! 132kph, surprise bouncer! It caught Maddinson out because off all the slower balls before it, and he wants to protect that broken wrist that was hit by Jhye Richardson on this ground a month ago, he jumped up and fended it away off the shoulder of the bat, had no idea were it was, it popped up behind him and Bancroft takes a simple catch!. 69/2
16.2 to DJ Bravo, bowled him! 140kph full into leg stump, 28kph quicker than the first ball, he was back and trying to whip through the leg side and beaten for pace, it goes through the gate and smashes into leg stump!. 121/4
18.2 to J Merlo, caught at long on! 116kph slower ball, deceives him, he tries to launch down the ground but gets under it, Coulter-Nile runs in 15m off the rope at long on, camps under it and takes it comfortably enough! The ball nearly took a peak out but no dramas in the end.. 134/5
18.4 to SE Gotch, caught at long on! Good length on speed delivery in the slot to launch into the stands, but he miscues this down to long on, Coulter-Nile doesn't have to move and takes the catch infront of this chest!. 135/6
Ashton Agar3032010.6654100
Usman Qadir402516.2591020
8.4 to EP Gulbis, caught at wide long on! Qadir gets his first BBL wicket! Tossed up leg break, he slog sweeps but with some extra bounce, gets a thick top edge that flies to wide long on, Willey runs to his right and takes an excellent catch in the swirling wind!. 65/1
Perth Scorchers  (T: 147 runs from 20 ovs)
Cameron Bancroft st †Gotch b Bowe5942-42140.47
Michael Klinger c & b Plunkett2930-2096.66
Ashton Turner (c)not out 4322-23195.45
Ashton Agar  b Bravo78-0087.50
Hilton Cartwright  b Bravo01-000.00
William Bosisto not out 24-0050.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 1, w 2)7
TOTAL17.4 Ov (RR: 8.32)147/4
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Michael Klinger, 10.3 ov), 2-96 (Cameron Bancroft, 13.3 ov), 3-136 (Ashton Agar, 16.3 ov), 4-136 (Hilton Cartwright, 16.4 ov)
Michael Beer403809.5083210
Scott Boland3030010.0051200
Liam Plunkett3.403519.5443011
10.3 to M Klinger, caught and bowled! Shorter length, rib high outside off, he tried to work across the line to midwicket off the back foot, closed the face, got a leading edge that popped up into the leg side, Plunkett runs across and takes the easy catch. 75/1
Dwayne Bravo301826.0060100
16.3 to AC Agar, Bowled him! 105kph change up slower ball completely deceives him! Like a change up in baseball, it was a full toss, Agar skipped down to smash it and it just dipped violently and did him cold, it hit the base of middle. That is exceptional skill from Bravo. 136/3
16.4 to HWR Cartwright, bowled him! Two in two! 130kph, yorker tailing down leg, he tried to whip it away behind square, it comes off the inside of his front foot and ricocheted onto leg stump!. 136/4
Liam Bowe402215.50101000
13.3 to CT Bancroft, appeal for a stumping! It goes upstairs. He's OUT! He tried to sweep from outside off, missed it, he dragged his back foot out, Gotch whipped the bails off in a flash and knew he had his man. The replay shows he didn't get his back foot back in. 96/2
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Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossPerth Scorchers, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Andrew Tye
Hours of play (local time)19.15 start, First Session 19.15-20.35, Interval 20.35-20.55, Second Session 20.55- 22.15
Match days09 January 2019 - night (20-over match)
T20 debut
Aaron Hardie
Aaron Hardie
Sam Nogajski
Simon Fry
TV Umpire
Phillip Gillespie
Reserve Umpire
Daryl Brigham
Match Referee
David Talalla
PointsPerth Scorchers 2, Melbourne Stars 0
  • Melbourne Stars innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 45 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Melbourne Stars: 50 runs in 6.5 overs (41 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 41 balls (EP Gulbis 27, BR Dunk 22, Ex 2)
  • Melbourne Stars: 100 runs in 14.2 overs (86 balls), Extras 6
  • BR Dunk: 50 off 42 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 35 balls (BR Dunk 35, SE Gotch 13, Ex 4)
  • Perth Scorchers innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 46 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Perth Scorchers: 50 runs in 6.4 overs (40 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 40 balls (CT Bancroft 36, M Klinger 14, Ex 0)
  • CT Bancroft: 50 off 36 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Perth Scorchers: 100 runs in 13.5 overs (83 balls), Extras 4
  • Total attendance: 25,342
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