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  • 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
BatsmenRB4s6sS/R
MEK Hussey*181211150.00
AC Voges362113171.43
This Partnership:41 Runs From 21 Balls (R/R: 11.71)

BowlersOMRWEcon
JP Faulkner*3.002217.33
JW Hastings3.002217.33

Last 5 overs:
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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.
11th Over
Hastings replaces Faulkner at the Prindiville Stand end. Scorchers need 20 runs off 12 balls (two overs).
Over 10.6: Wright to Voges, one run, cut away to deep cover where Bird is fielding. PRS 2/119 (Voges 27, Hussey 10)
Over 10.5: Wright to Hussey, one run, slower ball played to backward point.
Official attendance tonight is a KFC Big Bash venue record 17,903.
Over 10.4: Wright to Voges, one run, cut away to deep cover. Scorchers need 22 runs off 14 balls.
Over 10.3: Wright to Hussey, one run, forward with a drive to wide long on.
Over 10.2: Wright to Hussey, SIX, on the leg side, Hussey got forward and helped along high over fine leg.
Over 10.1: Wright to Hussey, two runs, pulled round to deep backward square leg.
10th Over
Over 9.6: Faulkner to Voges, FOUR, pulled round behind square leg. PRS 2/107 (Voges 25, Hussey 0)
Over 9.5: Faulkner to Voges, no run, pushed back to the bowler.
Over 9.4: Faulkner to Voges, two runs, pulled round to deep mid wicket.
Over 9.3: Faulkner to Marsh, no run, OUT, lofted high but found Hodge at long off.
Over 9.2: Faulkner to Marsh, wide, leaves for the keeper one that moved away outside off.
Perth Scorchers 100 in 43 mins off 9.2 overs (last 50: 24 balls)
Over 9.2: Faulkner to Voges, one run, glided to third man.
Over 9.1: Faulkner to Voges, no run, driven back to Faulkner and set off for one. Faulkner picked it up and just missed the keepers' end stumps.
9th Over
Faulkner replaces Hastings at the Prindiville Stand end. Perth Scorchers need 40 runs from 24 balls (four overs).
Over 8.6: Mascarenhas to Voges, one run, driven along the ground to White at long on. PRS 1/99 (Marsh 68, Voges 18)
Over 8.5: Mascarenhas to Voges, SIX, slog swept it high over mid wicket.
Over 8.4: Mascarenhas to Marsh, one run, pushed away to point.
Over 8.3: Mascarenhas to Marsh, FOUR, glanced down the leg side, past Hodge at short fine leg to the boundary.
Over 8.2: Mascarenhas to Voges, leg bye, pushed off the pad towards point.
Over 8.1: Mascarenhas to Marsh, one run, turned away through square leg.
8th Over
Over 7.6: Hastings to Marsh, one run, cut high in the air but just short of Bird at deep cover. PRS 1/85 (Marsh 62, Voges 11). Scorchers are ahead on the D/L method.
Over 7.5: Hastings to Marsh, FOUR, driven back over Hastings to long on.
Over 7.4: Hastings to Marsh, no run, glided to backward point.
Over 7.3: Hastings to Voges, one run, pushed down towards White at cover, misfield there allowed one.
Over 7.2: Hastings to Marsh, one run, pushed out towards extra cover.
Over 7.1: Hastings to Voges, one run, turned away through square leg.
7th Over
Over 6.6: Bird to Marsh, FOUR, pulled round into the deep at mid wicket, had enough bounces to reach the rope. PRS 1/77 (Marsh 56, Voges 9) Partnership 50 in 15 mins off 20 balls.
Over 6.5: Bird to Voges, one run, played out through cover point for Quiney moving in from the deep.
Over 6.4: Bird to Marsh, one run, pushed down and away towards backward point.
Over 6.3: Bird to Voges, one run, pushed forward towards point for one.
Over 6.2: Bird to Marsh, one run, cut away to backward point.
Over 6.1: Bird to Marsh, FOUR, glided to third man. Marsh 50 in 30 mins off 29 balls, 5x4, 3x6.
6th Over
Over 5.6: Keath to Marsh, one run, cut away to deep cover point. PRS 1/65 (Marsh 46, Voges 7). Big over there has Perth ahead now on the D/L par score by 3 runs.
Over 5.5: Keath to Marsh, SIX, lofted high over long on. That was huge!
Over 5.4: Keath to Marsh, FOUR, full outside off, cut nicely there through cover.
Over 5.3: Keath to Marsh, FOUR, cut away up over the extra cover fielder.
Perth Scorchers 50 in 26 mins off 5.2 overs (last 50: 32 balls)
Over 5.2: Keath to Marsh, SIX, back to back sixes! over mid wicket.
Over 5.1: Keath to Marsh, SIX, full toss lofted high over mid wicket.
5th Over
Keath replaces Hastings at the Prindiville Stand end. Right now the Stars are ahead on D/L by 14 runs.
Over 4.6: Mascarenhas to Voges, SIX, clipped high into the rope at deep backward square leg. PRS 1/38 (Marsh 19, Voges 7)
Over 4.5: Mascarenhas to Marsh, one run, mistimed push on the onside out to mid wicket.
Over 4.4: Mascarenhas to Marsh, two runs, clipped away to deep forward square leg where Bird is fielding.
Over 4.3: Mascarenhas to Marsh, no run, beat the bat outside off, well bowled there.
Over 4.2: Mascarenhas to Voges, one run, turned away through square leg.
Over 4.1: Mascarenhas to Marsh, one run, driven wide of the cover fielder.
4th Over
Over 3.6: Hastings to Marsh, one run, turned away on the onside. PRS 1/27 (Marsh 15, Voges 0)
Over 3.5: Hastings to Marsh, no run, played out to cover.
Coulter-Nile c Hodge b Hastings 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0, FOW: 1/26 (3.4 ov), Partnership: 26, balls: 22, RR: 7.09
Over 3.4: Hastings to Coulter-Nile, no run, OUT, pulled high but straight to Hodge at deep mid wicket.
Over 3.3: Hastings to Marsh, one run, cut away to deep third man.
Over 3.2: Hastings to Gibbs, one run, stepped back and driven to long on. Gibbs has retired hurt.
Over 3.1: Hastings to Marsh, one run, cut away to deep cover point.
3rd Over
End of the Powerplay - After Over 3: Perth Scorchers 0/23 (S. Marsh 12*, Gibbs 6*; Mascarenhas 0/3) Run Rate: 7.67, Req RR: 11.60, To Win: 116 off 60 balls
Over 2.6: Mascarenhas to Marsh, one run, glided down to backward point. PRS 0/23 (Marsh 12, Gibbs 6)
Over 2.5: Mascarenhas to Marsh, no run, round the wicket, played and missed outside off.
Over 2.4: Mascarenhas to Marsh, four byes, played and missed, through Marsh and keeper Handscomb there.
Gibbs received some attention on the hamstring and is right to play on.
Over 2.3: Mascarenhas to Gibbs, leg bye, APPEAL, shout for lbw, pushed off the pad to square leg. Gibbs looks like he has pulled his hamstring.
Over 2.2: Mascarenhas to Marsh, one run, cut away to deep point.
Over 2.1: Mascarenhas to Gibbs, one run, turned away to forward square leg.
2nd Over
Mascarenhas replaces Faulkner at the Members end. Perth Scorchers need 124 runs from 66 balls.
Over 1.6: Bird to Gibbs, one run, stepped back and off the bottom edge played to cover. PRS 0/15 (Marsh 10, Gibbs 5)
Over 1.5: Bird to Gibbs, FOUR, stepped forward and played down the leg side to fine leg.
Over 1.4: Bird to Marsh, one run, pulled round to Hodge at square leg, The side on shot at the keepers' stumps missed.
Over 1.3: Bird to Marsh, no run, forward with a push towards point where Warne is fielding.
Over 1.2: Bird to Marsh, FOUR, top edged the short ball but high enough over mid wicket.
Over 1.1: Bird to Marsh, no run, cut away to point, some hesitation between the batsmen.
1st Over
Bird to open from the Prindiville Stand end.
Over 0.6: Faulkner to Marsh, one run, cut away to deep third man. PRS 0/5 (Marsh 5, Gibbs 0)
Over 0.5: Faulkner to Marsh, no run, off the pad down the leg side.
Over 0.4: Faulkner to Marsh, FOUR, streaky leading edge through cover point.
Over 0.3: Faulkner to Marsh, no run, glided in defence to gully.
Over 0.2: Faulkner to Marsh, no run, turned away to forward square leg.
Over 0.1: Faulkner to Marsh, no run, forward with a drive to mid off where Keath is fielding.
Other
22:20 Faulkner to open from the Members end, Shaun Marsh on strike.
22:20 Play to resume at 7:20pm with D/L target revised to 139 runs off 13 overs at 10.69 runs per over. Three bowlers can bowl 3 overs, another two just two overs. Five over win target score if the Scorchers don't lose any wickets is 52.
22:20 Ground staff getting a fair workout with the rain and covers tonight. They went back on briefly there with more rain falling.

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, Brad 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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