result
(N), Melbourne, Jan 7 2007, KFC Twenty20
(16.2/20 ov, target 195)106
Victoria won by 88 runs
Player Of The Match
65 (46)
brad-hodge
15y
• Cricinfo staff

Redbacks win after Johns gamble fails

New South Wales' decision to play Andrew Johns, the rugby league star, put them out of contention for the final as Simon Katich refused to put Johns on strike in the last over, handing South Australia victory

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Scorecard summary
Victoria194/6(20 overs)
Queensland106/10(16.2 overs)
James Hopes25 (18)
Mick Lewis4/10(3.2)

Well played by the homeside and easy victory in the end

Tonight's Man of the Match was Brad Hodge thanks to his 65 off 46 balls

16.2
W
Lewis to Rimmington, OUT

lofted high into the air to deep square leg, catch taken and the Bushrangers win by 88 runs

Nathan Rimmington c Quiney b Lewis 2 (5m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40
16.1
Lewis to Rimmington, no run
end of over 1610 runs
QLD: 106/9CRR: 6.62 RRR: 22.25
Ashley Noffke11 (11)
Nathan Rimmington2 (3)
David Hussey 4-0-22-2
15.6
6
Hussey to Noffke, SIX runs

advances and lofts over cover, fine stroke

15.5
1
Hussey to Rimmington, 1 run

forces to mid wicket

15.4
1
Hussey to Noffke, 1 run

forces to mid wicket

15.3
1
Hussey to Rimmington, 1 run

pushes an off break towards cover, Crosthwaite hits the stumps with the throw but he is safe

15.2
1lb
Hussey to Noffke, 1 leg bye

aims a big sweep and is hit on the pad

15.1
Hussey to Noffke, no run

drives back to the bowler

end of over 155 runs • 1 wicket
QLD: 96/9CRR: 6.40 RRR: 19.80
Nathan Rimmington0 (1)
Ashley Noffke4 (7)
Mick Lewis 3-0-10-3
14.6
Lewis to Rimmington, no run

drives back to the bowler

14.5
1lb
Lewis to Noffke, 1 leg bye
14.4
W
Lewis to Hartley, OUT

top edges a pull shot to 3rd man, great catch taken there running in about 20 metres

Chris Hartley c Denton b Lewis 16 (19m 18b 1x4 0x6) SR: 88.88
14.3
2
Lewis to Hartley, 2 runs

drives straight back past the bowler

14.2
1
Lewis to Noffke, 1 run

pulls a slower ball to deep square leg

14.1
1
Lewis to Hartley, 1 run

pushes a slower ball one handed to mid on

end of over 144 runs
QLD: 91/8CRR: 6.50 RRR: 17.33
Chris Hartley14 (15)
Ashley Noffke3 (5)
David Hussey 3-0-13-2
13.6
1
Hussey to Hartley, 1 run

drives to long on

13.5
Hussey to Hartley, no run

drives a quicker ball to mid wicket

13.4
1
Hussey to Noffke, 1 run

clips out towards deep mid wicket

13.3
Hussey to Noffke, no run

late cuts off the front foot to short 3rd man

13.2
1
Hussey to Hartley, 1 run

quicker ball, squeezes out a drive towards cover

13.1
1lb
Hussey to Noffke, 1 leg bye

tries to slog over mid wicket, hit on the pad and it rolls to short 3rd man

Match details
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossVictoria, elected to bat first
SeriesKFC Twenty20
Season2006/07
Player Of The Match
Brad Hodge
Brad Hodge
Hours of play (local time)6.30pm - 7.50pm, 8.10pm - 9.30pm
Match days7 January 2007 - night (20-over match)
T20 debut
Aaron Nye
Aaron Nye
Umpires
Australia Image
Gerard Abood
Australia Image
Tony Ward
PointsVictoria 2, Queensland 0