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51st Match (N), Perth, Feb 3 2019, Big Bash League
(20 ov, target 183)155/9
Scorchers won by 27 runs
player of the match
Ashton Turner
Perth Scorchers
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• The Report by Tristan Lavalette

Turner helps Scorchers to victory in Klinger's last home game

Stars could have sealed a semi-final spot with victory but they fell 27 short Glenn Maxwell's 40-ball 61

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Scorecard summary
Perth Scorchers182/3(20 overs)
Melbourne Stars155/9(20 overs)
end of over 203 runs • 2 wickets
MS: 155/9CRR: 7.75 
Adam Zampa1 (2)
Daniel Worrall1 (1)
Matthew Kelly4-0-31-3
Nathan Coulter-Nile4-0-30-3

That's all from us for this game. Hope you enjoyed over coverage. See you soon.

Ashton Turner is the Man of the Match.

9.35pm A 27-run victory for Perth Scorchers, in Michael Klinger's last home game in the BBL. Ashton Turner set it up with a 42-ball 69 as Scorchers finished on 182 for 3. Then Nathan Coulter-Nile and Jason Behrendorff kept it tight in the Powerplay. Coulter-Nile finished with 3 for 30, while Behrendorff conceded only 18 from his four overs. Towards the end, Matthew Kelly also chipped in with three wickets and despite a 40-ball 61 from Glenn Maxwell, Melbourne Stars could manage only 155 for 9.

19.6
Kelly to Zampa, no run

fuller outside off, in the blockhole, cannot put bat on the ball

19.5
1
Kelly to Worrall, 1 run

a low full toss on the stumps, backs away and dabs it towards covers

19.4
1
Kelly to Zampa, 1 run

goes for the yorker but doesn't get it right, Zampa turns this half-volley towards square leg

Hat-trick ball

19.3
W
Kelly to Bird, OUT

another full toss, this time outside off, and hits it towards long-off, Marsh comes in and takes a low catch

Jackson Bird c Marsh b Kelly 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50
19.2
W
Kelly to Gotch, OUT

a full toss around off, goes aerial but cannot get the timing right, Coulter-Nile takes it at long-on, tumbling backwards

Seb Gotch c Coulter-Nile b Kelly 16 (8b 1x4 1x6) SR: 200
19.1
1
Kelly to Bird, 1 run

fuller outside off, steers it towards deep point

end of over 1913 runs • 1 wicket
MS: 152/7CRR: 8.00 RRR: 31.00 • Need 31 from 6b
Seb Gotch16 (7)
Jackson Bird0 (0)
Nathan Coulter-Nile4-0-30-3
Matthew Kelly3-0-28-1
18.6
2
Coulter-Nile to Gotch, 2 runs

length ball, slower one outside off, Gotch cannot pick it up and ends up dragging it towards deep midwicket

18.5
4
Coulter-Nile to Gotch, FOUR runs

length ball on middle and leg and pulled away behind square leg for four

18.4
W
Coulter-Nile to Plunkett, OUT

third wicket for Coulter-Nile, a low full toss on middle and leg, Plunkett takes on the long-on but does't get the elevation, a nice overhead catch by Tye

Liam Plunkett c Tye b Coulter-Nile 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
18.3
Coulter-Nile to Plunkett, no run

slower one outside off, looks to go over long-on, gets beaten by the lack of pace

18.2
1
Coulter-Nile to Gotch, 1 run

was in the slot once again, looks to go over midwicket, gets an inside edge on to the pads

18.1
6
Coulter-Nile to Gotch, SIX runs

a low full toss on the stumps and lofted over the bowler's head, into the sightscreen for a six

end of over 188 runs • 1 wicket
MS: 139/6CRR: 7.72 RRR: 22.00 • Need 44 from 12b
Seb Gotch3 (3)
Liam Plunkett0 (0)
Matthew Kelly3-0-28-1
Andrew Tye4-0-36-2
17.6
1
Kelly to Gotch, 1 run

a high full toss around off, hits it towards long-off

17.5
W
Kelly to Maddinson, OUT

down the track and looks to smash it over long-on, ends up mis-hitting it towards extra cover, the ball calls for it and completes the catch

Nic Maddinson c & b Kelly 16 (10b 1x4 1x6) SR: 160
17.4
4
Kelly to Maddinson, FOUR runs

a low full toss outside off, and driven wide of long-off, the call was for two but the fielder fails to cut it off

17.3
1
Kelly to Gotch, 1 run

yorker, on the stumps, Gotch tries to dig it out, gets an inside edge towards fine leg

17.2
1
Kelly to Maddinson, 1 run

a low full toss outside off, hits it towards sweeper cover

17.1
1
Kelly to Gotch, 1 run

back of length in the rib cage area, tucked away towards fine leg

Kelly is back into the attack.

end of over 179 runs • 1 wicket
MS: 131/5CRR: 7.70 RRR: 17.33 • Need 52 from 18b
Nic Maddinson11 (7)
Andrew Tye4-0-36-2
Mitchell Marsh3-0-26-1
16.6
W
Tye to Bravo, OUT

fuller on the off stump, looks to go aerial, bringing his wrists into the play but all he gets is height, short midwicket moves to his left and settles under it to complete the catch

Dwayne Bravo c Kelly b Tye 3 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75
16.5
1
Tye to Maddinson, 1 run

pitched up this time, looks to drag it on the leg side, gets an inside edge on to the shoe

Best performances - batsmen
Ashton Turner
AJ Turner
69 runs (42)
7 fours
3 sixes
Control80%
Productive shot
slog shot
18 runs
1 four
2 sixes
43023131528
Glenn Maxwell
GJ Maxwell
61 runs (40)
4 fours
3 sixes
Control76%
Productive shot
hook
16 runs
1 four
2 sixes
21922701316
Best performances - bowlers
Player portrait, Nathan Coulter-Nile
NM Coulter-Nile
O
4
M
0
R
30
W
3
ECO
7.5
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Matt Kelly player portrait
M Kelly
O
4
M
0
R
31
W
3
ECO
7.75
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
2W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Perth Stadium
TossMelbourne Stars, elected to field first
SeriesBig Bash League
Season2018/19
Player Of The Match
Ashton Turner
Ashton Turner
Hours of play (local time)18.15 start, First Session 18.15-19.35, Interval 19.35-19.55, Second Session 19.55- 21.15
Match days03 February 2019 - night(20-over match)
Umpires
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Gerard Abood
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Nathan Johnstone
TV Umpire
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Simon Lightbody
Reserve Umpire
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James Hewitt
Match Referee
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David Talalla
PointsPerth Scorchers 2, Melbourne Stars 0