Cricket Australia


  • 2012/13 KFC Big Bash League

    Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars - Match 05

    December 12, 2012, 8:00PM AET WACA Ground, Perth

    Match Status: Completed
    Melbourne Stars won by 10 wickets (D/L method)

  • Melbourne Stars 0/ 29 (2.0)
  • Perth Scorchers All Out 69 (15.2)
  • Melbourne Stars won the toss and elected to bowl
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 14.50
RJ Quiney*1100100.00
LJ Wright231141209.09
This Partnership:29 Runs From 13 Balls (R/R: 13.38)

JM Mennie*1.0018018.00
NM Coulter-Nile1.0011011.00

Last 5 overs:
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3rd Over
The final ball therefore has been removed from the records with the Melbourne Stars finishing on 0/29 off 2 overs.
Official update - Cricket Australia has released a statement confirming the match incorrectly resumed with the Melbourne Stars having won during the rain delay on the revised D/L target of 20 runs off 5 overs.
Thanks for reading, join us again tomorrow evening from Adelaide for the Strikers and Brisbane Heat. Goodnight!
Melbourne Stars have won by 10 wickets using the Duckworth/Lewis method.
KFC T20 Big Bash League best bowling figures ever for Lasith Malinga has earned him the man of the match award. He bowled full and straight for most of his spell to finish with 6 wickets for 7 runs.
Over 2.1: Cartwright to Quiney, no run, short ball swinging outside off.
2nd Over
Cartwright from the Members end.
7:50pm AWST - Word coming through from the match referee is play will resume with the revised target of 6 runs from 5 overs. Need another ball bowled to constitute the match on this basis. Confused? Don't worry, we are as well.
7:38pm AWST - Rain has stopped, covers are coming off. An update on the revised target to be announced.
7:30pm AWST - No change to the state of play here, light drizzle of rain with the covers still on.
7:15pm AWST - Drizzling rain over the WACA Ground, covers are still on the centre wicket area.
Shower of rain has returned, covers will remain on for the immediate future.
7:00pm AWST - Covers are still on the centre wicket area. By our calculations we've lost five overs in this run chase.
6:45pm AWST - Ground staff have covered the entire wicket square. There is no provision for extra time therefore we are losing overs for every four minutes that pass by.
The Stars needed just 14 runs off the first five overs. However need to face another 18 balls before they can claim two BBL match points.
Need a minimum of five overs for an official result though at the moment the Stars are comfortably ahead on the D/L score.
Ground staff work feverishly to get the covers on the playing wicket.
Rain delay - heavy shower hits The Furnace forcing players and umpires off the field.
Over 1.6: Mennie to Wright, no run, played and missed, off the pad down the leg side. MLS 0/29 (Quiney 1, Wright 23)
Over 1.5: Mennie to Wright, no run, driven back into Mennie who deflected to mid on.
Over 1.4: Mennie to Wright, FOUR, turned away through backward square leg.
Over 1.3: Mennie to Wright, SIX, lofted up over long off.
Over 1.2: Mennie to Wright, FOUR, driven back straight along the ground to the boundary under the sightscreen.
Over 1.1: Mennie to Wright, FOUR, driven through extra cover.
1st Over
Mennie from the Prindiville Stand end.
Over 0.6: Coulter-Nile to Wright, one run, leading outside edge flew down to third man. MLS 0/11 (Quiney 1, Wright 5)
Over 0.5: Coulter-Nile to Wright, five wides, short and quick down the leg side, past the keeper to fine leg.
Over 0.5: Coulter-Nile to Wright, FOUR, cut away through point.
Over 0.4: Coulter-Nile to Wright, no run, short ball pushed away on the onside.
Over 0.3: Coulter-Nile to Wright, no run, DROPPED, REVIEW, cut away to Katich at wide mid off. Dropped though video review called for.
Over 0.2: Coulter-Nile to Wright, no run, short ball pushed to gully.
Over 0.1: Coulter-Nile to Quiney, one run, turned away to square leg.
21:27 Coulter-Nile to open from the Members end, Quiney on strike.
21:27 Melbourne Stars need 70 runs to win off 20 overs.

Perth Scorchers: Herschelle Gibbs, Marcus North, Simon Katich (c), Adam Voges, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Tom Triffitt (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Joe Mennie, Brad Hogg, Michael Beer, Jason Behrendorff (12th)

Melbourne Stars: Rob Quiney, Luke Wright, Bradley Hodge, David Hussey, Cameron White, Glenn Maxwell, James Faulkner, Peter Handscomb (wk), Lasith Malinga, Clint McKay, Shane Warne (c), Scott Henry (12th)

Umpires: Lock, IH (AUS), Ward, JD (AUS)
Third Umpire: Joshua, GC (AUS)
Match Refree: Evans, RJ (AUS)

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