Cricket Australia


  • 2012/13 KFC Big Bash League

    Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars - 2nd Semi Final

    January 16, 2013, 8:00PM AET WACA Ground, Perth

    Match Status: Completed
    Perth Scorchers won by 8 wickets (D/L method)

  • Perth Scorchers 2/ 139 (13.0)
  • Melbourne Stars 2/ 183 (18.0)
  • Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to bowl
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 10.69
MEK Hussey*181211150.00
AC Voges362113171.43
This Partnership:41 Runs From 21 Balls (R/R: 11.71)

JP Faulkner*3.002217.33
JW Hastings3.002217.33

Last Wicket:Marsh, 68 (c:Hodge b:Faulkner, Over: 9.3)
Last 5 overs:1 1lb 4 1 6 1 | . 1 1wd W 2 . 4 | 2 6 1 1 1 1 | 6 1 1 1 . 1 | 2 1 1 2 1lb 2nb 4
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13th Over
Play starts at 12:35pm local (3:35pm AEDT), NSW Breakers take on Western Fury in the Women's T20 final with the Perth Scorchers then hosting the Brisbane Heat from 5pm local time (8pm AEDT). Goodnight.
Thanks for reading tonight, join us again on Saturday for the Big double header here at the Furnance.
Perth Scorchers have prevailed and won by 8 wickets (D/L method).
Shaun Marsh named player of the match with a blistering 68 off 40 balls in the revised run chase.
An amazing finish to the rain reduced match here tonight. The match ebbed and flowed, the pendulum swinging throughout with both sides able to win at various stages.
Over 12.6: Faulkner to Hussey, FOUR, FREE HIT, advanced to the pitch of the ball and drove it up over mid wicket. Scorchers win! PRS 2/142 (Voges 36, Hussey 21)
Free hit to come, scores are tied at the moment on the Duckworth/Lewis method.
Over 12.5: Faulkner to Voges, two no balls, overstepped and fielding infringement with too many fielders outside the circle, played and missed for an extra (bye and no ball).
Perth Scorchers need 3 runs off the final ball to win, 2 and it's a super over. Anything less and the Melbourne Stars win here tonight.
Over 12.5: Faulkner to Hussey, leg bye, glanced off the pad down the leg side.
Over 12.4: Faulkner to Hussey, two runs, pulled round to deep forward square leg, Handscomb grasped the return attempting a run out. Scorchers need 4 off 2 balls.
Over 12.3: Faulkner to Voges, one run, driven down towards long off. Scorchers need 6 off 3 balls.
Over 12.2: Faulkner to Hussey, one run, cut through backward point to Wright. Scorchers need 7 runs off 4 balls.
Over 12.1: Faulkner to Hussey, two runs, DROPPED, pulled round to Bird who has dropped the catch on offer at deep backward square leg. Scorchers need 8 runs off 5 balls.
12th Over
Faulkner to bowl the last over from the Members end. Perth Scorchers need 10 runs off 6 balls to win here tonight.
Over 11.6: Hastings to Hussey, one run, mistimed the pull shot attempt but found the gap down to long on. PRS 2/129 (Voges 35, Hussey 12)
Over 11.5: Hastings to Hussey, no run, big swing and a miss outside off there by Hussey.
Over 11.4: Hastings to Voges, one run, dug out the full length ball through mid wicket.
Over 11.3: Hastings to Hussey, one run, dragged down through to deep mid wicket. Scorchers need 12 off 9 balls.
Over 11.2: Hastings to Voges, one run, clipped to Faulkner at short fine leg.
Over 11.1: Hastings to Voges, SIX, lofted high over the long off fence. 14 runs needed now off 11 balls.

Perth Scorchers: Shaun Marsh, Herschelle Gibbs, Marcus North, Simon Katich (c), Adam Voges, Michael Hussey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Alfonso Thomas, Brad Hogg, Jason Behrendorff, Michael Beer, Hilton Cartwright (12th)

Melbourne Stars: Cameron White, Luke Wright, Bradley Hodge, Rob Quiney, Peter Handscomb (wk), James Faulkner (c), Alex Keath, John Hastings, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Jackson Bird, Shane Warne, Scott Henry (12th)

Umpires: Fry, SD (AUS), Martell, MD (AUS)
Third Umpire: Joshua, GC (AUS)
Match Refree: Evans, RJ (AUS)

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