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53rd Match (D/N), Melbourne, Jan 25 2020, Big Bash League
(17.4/20 ov, target 187)115
Heat won by 71 runs
player of the match
AB de Villiers
Brisbane Heat
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• The Report by Daniel Brettig

AB de Villiers' magic keeps Brisbane Heat alive

The Melbourne Stars have been uncatchable at the top of the points table for a while, but they have now lost three matches in a row

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Scorer: Chandan Duorah
Commentator: Hemant Brar
Scorecard summary
Brisbane Heat186/5(20 overs)
Melbourne Stars115/10(17.4 overs)

That's all from our side for tonight. See you soon.

10.10pm A big win for the Heat who are now tied with the Perth Scorchers with 12 points from 13 games. This win also boosted the Heat's NRR but it's still lower than the Scorchers'. Tonight AB de Villiers set up their win with a 37-ball 71 before their bowlers skittle the Stars out for 115. Swepson picked up three while Mujeeb and Pattinson finished with two each. De Villiers has been named the Player of the Match.

17.4
W
Prestwidge to Hinchliffe, OUT

brilliant catch by Laughin, pedalling back to his left from mid-on and timing his jump perfectly to take it both hands. Was a slower length ball outside off that Hussain dragged with the toe end of the bat

Clint Hinchliffe c Laughlin b Prestwidge 12 (16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75
17.3
1lb
Prestwidge to Dilbar Hussain, 1 leg bye

length ball but down the leg side, they get a leg-bye to square leg

17.2
3
Prestwidge to Hinchliffe, 3 runs

length ball outside off, backs away and cuts it over extra cover, a desperate chase and dive by Labuschagne to stop it just inside

17.1
1
Prestwidge to Dilbar Hussain, 1 run

fuller on the stumps, works it towards deep midwicket

end of over 175 runs
MS: 110/9CRR: 6.47 RRR: 25.67 • Need 77 from 18b
Dilbar Hussain6 (6)
Clint Hinchliffe9 (14)
Ben Laughlin3-0-12-1
Jack Prestwidge1-0-6-0
16.6
1
Laughlin to Dilbar Hussain, 1 run

fuller around off, steered into the covers

16.5
1
Laughlin to Hinchliffe, 1 run

a full toss, 109.3kph, hits it towards midwicket for one more

16.4
Laughlin to Hinchliffe, no run

length ball around off, taps it towards extra cover

16.3
2
Laughlin to Hinchliffe, 2 runs

another short one, backs away and pulls it towards deep midwicket

16.3
1w
Laughlin to Hinchliffe, 1 wide

a bouncer but down the leg side, too high also

16.2
Laughlin to Hinchliffe, no run

fuller around off, hits it towards the bowler who sticks his right hand out and makes the stop

16.1
Laughlin to Hinchliffe, no run

slower length ball outside off, guides it towards backward point

end of over 166 runs
MS: 105/9CRR: 6.56 RRR: 20.50 • Need 82 from 24b
Dilbar Hussain5 (5)
Clint Hinchliffe6 (9)
Jack Prestwidge1-0-6-0
Ben Laughlin2-0-7-1
15.6
2
Prestwidge to Dilbar Hussain, 2 runs

a low full toss outside off, lobs it over mid-on for a couple

15.5
Prestwidge to Dilbar Hussain, no run

fuller at the stumps, comes forward and blocks

15.4
1
Prestwidge to Hinchliffe, 1 run

length but way outside off, reaches out and cuts it towards extra cover

15.3
1
Prestwidge to Dilbar Hussain, 1 run

slower length ball outside off, adjusts well to steer it towards third man

15.3
1w
Prestwidge to Dilbar Hussain, 1 wide

fuller but way down the leg side

15.2
1
Prestwidge to Hinchliffe, 1 run

a high full toss outside off, slashes it towards deep point

15.1
Prestwidge to Hinchliffe, no run

slower length ball outside off, guides it towards backward point

Jack Prestwidge

end of over 154 runs • 1 wicket
MS: 99/9CRR: 6.60 RRR: 17.60 • Need 88 from 30b
Clint Hinchliffe4 (6)
Dilbar Hussain2 (2)
Ben Laughlin2-0-7-1
Mujeeb Ur Rahman4-0-11-2
14.6
1
Laughlin to Hinchliffe, 1 run

length ball on the stumps, chips it towards midwicket

14.5
Laughlin to Hinchliffe, no run

slower, fuller outside off, pushes it towards point

Best performances - batters
AB de Villiers portrait
AB de Villiers
71 runs (37)
2 fours
6 sixes
Control78%
Productive shot
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17 runs
1 four
2 sixes
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Chris Lynn portrait
CA Lynn
34 runs (31)
3 fours
1 six
Control90%
Productive shot
slog shot
11 runs
0 four
1 six
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Best performances - bowlers
Adam Zampa
A Zampa
O
4
M
0
R
27
W
3
ECO
6.75
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
1W
Mitchell Swepson portrait
MJ Swepson
O
4
M
0
R
31
W
3
ECO
7.75
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossBrisbane Heat, elected to bat first
SeriesBig Bash League
Season2019/20
Player Of The Match
AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers
Match days25 January 2020 - daynight(20-over match)
T20 debut
Dilbar Hussain
Dilbar Hussain
Umpires
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Phillip Gillespie
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Shawn Craig
TV Umpire
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Claire Polosak
Reserve Umpire
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Daryl Brigham
Match Referee
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Bob Parry
PointsBrisbane Heat 2, Melbourne Stars 0