result
(D/N), Perth, Jan 18 2011, Twenty20 Big Bash
(17.1/20 ov)146/4
West Aust won by 6 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
player of the match
Shaun Marsh
Western Australia
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• The Bulletin by Andrew Fuss

Hogan, Marsh keep Warriors' hopes alive

Michael Hogan and Shaun Marsh shined as Western Australia kept their Big Bash campaign alive with a six-wicket victory against Victoria

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Scorecard summary
Victoria145/8(20 overs)
Western Australia146/4(17.1 overs)

So that's it from the WACA, the Warriors wrapping up a comprehensive victory thanks to the brilliance of Michael Hogan and Shaun Marsh.

For the Victorians, their campaign is all but over slipping to one win from four games. But for the Warriors, the big win will boost their NRR and give them a shot of making the Preliminary Final.

Thanks for your company tonight, good evening.

17.1
4
Pattinson to Marsh, FOUR runs

cop that, a nice way to bring up the win, smashing a full ball outside off over mid on to keep the Warriors Big Bash hopes alive

end of over 173 runs • 1 wicket
WA: 142/4CRR: 8.35 • RRR: 1.33 • Need 4 from 18b
Marcus North1 (3)
Shaun Marsh89 (58)
Brad Hodge2-0-15-1
16.6
Hodge to North, no run

flicked to short fine leg

16.5
1
Hodge to Marsh, 1 run

flicked to mid wicket

16.4
1
Hodge to North, 1 run

driven to long on

16.3
Hodge to North, no run

pushes forward and defends to the bowler

16.2
W
Hodge to Ronchi, OUT

flighted and driven striaght to cover, Prior finally takes one

Luke Ronchi c Prior b Hodge 1 (5m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50
16.1
1
Hodge to Marsh, 1 run

cut through point

end of over 1612 runs • 1 wicket
WA: 139/3CRR: 8.68 • RRR: 1.75 • Need 7 from 24b
Shaun Marsh87 (56)
Luke Ronchi1 (1)
Bryce McGain3-0-30-1
15.6
1
McGain to Marsh, 1 run

quicker and flicked to deep square leg

15.5
1
McGain to Ronchi, 1 run

driven uppishly through mid on

15.4
1
McGain to Marsh, 1 run

full outside off, tries to go deep again, but bottom edges the sweep shot

15.4
1w
McGain to Marsh, 1 wide

strays down leg again

15.3
W
McGain to Pomersbach, OUT

what a grab! Advances down the deck and gets a big top edge to point where Bravo runs around to take a catch at full pace and at full stretch, as good as we've seen this summer

Luke Pomersbach c Bravo b McGain 35 (41m 28b 2x4 2x6) SR: 125
15.2
1
McGain to Marsh, 1 run

just works this to mid wicket

15.1
6
McGain to Marsh, SIX runs

seeing it like a beach ball out there, gets down on one knee early and sweeps with the spin over deep mid wicket

15.1
1w
McGain to Marsh, 1 wide

turns well down leg side

end of over 1519 runs
WA: 127/2CRR: 8.46 • RRR: 3.80 • Need 19 from 30b
Luke Pomersbach35 (27)
Shaun Marsh78 (52)
Andrew McDonald2-0-22-0

A big over there, almost crushing the Vics slim hopes of victory. Pomersbach has his eye in know.

14.6
6
McDonald to Pomersbach, SIX runs

slower ball, picks it up very early and smashes this deep over long on, almost into the second tier

14.5
4
McDonald to Pomersbach, FOUR runs

full outside off, swings hard over mid off - just getting over mid off's head

14.4
1
McDonald to Marsh, 1 run

guides down to third man

14.3
2
McDonald to Marsh, 2 runs

mistimes the pull shot to mid wicket, very well run again

14.2
4
McDonald to Marsh, FOUR runs

slower ball, just back of a length, gets down low and slog sweeps/pulls over mid wicket, one bounce over the rope and the security guard fields it well

Match details
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
TossVictoria, elected to bat first
SeriesTwenty20 Big Bash
Season2010/11
Player Of The Match
Shaun Marsh
Shaun Marsh
Hours of play (local time)17.30 start, First Session 17.30-18.50, Interval 18.50-19.05, Second Session 19.05-20.25
Match days18 January 2011 - daynight match (20-over match)
T20 debut
Michael Beer
Michael Beer
Umpires
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Ian Lock
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John Ward
TV Umpire
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Nathan Johnstone
Match Referee
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David Levens
PointsWestern Australia 2, Victoria 0