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Slinger Malinga scorches for Scorchers

December 12, 2012

Big Bash League - Scorchers v Stars

  Perth Scorchers innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR  
View dismissal HH Gibbs c & b Faulkner 0 4 0 0 0.00  
  0.4 there it is! Pitches it up and it just holds up a tad off the bat and he scoops it straight back to Faulkner 4/1
View dismissal MJ North b Malinga 1 5 0 0 20.00  
  1.5 big inswinger goes straight through, off stump goes flying! 7/2
View dismissal SM Katich* c Hussey b Faulkner 0 3 0 0 0.00  
  2.1 oh what a gem, the leg cutter just nips away a touch and gets a thick edge to second slip 7/3
View dismissal AC Voges lbw b Warne 14 15 2 0 93.33  
  8.1 Warne has his man! Pitching on middle and skidding straight through, the umpire takes his time but correctly fires him 50/5
View dismissal MP Stoinis c Quiney b Malinga 9 8 1 0 112.50  
  3.3 back of a length on off, tries to work through the leg side and gets a big leading edge straight to gully for the easiest of catches 16/4
View dismissal HWR Cartwright c Hussey b Malinga 17 16 2 0 106.25  
  9.4 the slower ball does it, just took a tiny bit off it and that had him through the shot too soon, scooping it to mid wicket for an easy catch 55/6
View dismissal TIF Triffitt lbw b Malinga 4 9 0 0 44.44  
  11.2 another slower ball does the trick, just dips a little bit and gets past the bat with a full toss, plumb again…incredible from Malinga! 58/8
View dismissal NM Coulter-Nile lbw b Malinga 0 2 0 0 0.00  
  9.6 as plumb as plumb can be! Another brilliant slower ball, this time a yorker, completely deceives him and catches him in front of middle 55/7
View dismissal JM Mennie b Malinga 2 7 0 0 28.57  
  11.5 this is just stunning! Another slower ball, this time he rolls the fingers across it and the yorker gets straight through his defences 59/9
  GB Hogg not out 4 9 0 0 44.44  
   
View dismissal MA Beer c Quiney b Wright 7 14 0 0 50.00  
  15.2 that’s it! Back of a length, cut straight to gully 69/10
  Extras (lb 2, w 9) 11          
           
  Total (all out; 15.2 overs) 69 (4.50 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Gibbs, 0.4 ov), 2-7 (North, 1.5 ov), 3-7 (Katich, 2.1 ov), 4-16 (Stoinis, 3.3 ov), 5-50 (Voges, 8.1 ov), 6-55 (Cartwright, 9.4 ov), 7-55 (Coulter-Nile, 9.6 ov), 8-58 (Triffitt, 11.2 ov), 9-59 (Mennie, 11.5 ov), 10-69 (Beer, 15.2 ov)
                 
  Bowling O M R W Econ    
View wickets JP Faulkner 4 1 16 2 4.00 (2w)  
  0.4 to Gibbs, there it is! Pitches it up and it just holds up a tad off the bat and he scoops it straight back to Faulkner 4/12.1 to Katich, oh what a gem, the leg cutter just nips away a touch and gets a thick edge to second slip 7/3
View wickets SL Malinga 4 1 7 6 1.75 (2w)  
  1.5 to North, big inswinger goes straight through, off stump goes flying! 7/23.3 to Stoinis, back of a length on off, tries to work through the leg side and gets a big leading edge straight to gully for the easiest of catches 16/4

9.4 to Cartwright, the slower ball does it, just took a tiny bit off it and that had him through the shot too soon, scooping it to mid wicket for an easy catch 55/6

9.6 to Coulter-Nile, as plumb as plumb can be! Another brilliant slower ball, this time a yorker, completely deceives him and catches him in front of middle 55/7

11.2 to Triffitt, another slower ball does the trick, just dips a little bit and gets past the bat with a full toss, plumb again…incredible from Malinga! 58/8

11.5 to Mennie, this is just stunning! Another slower ball, this time he rolls the fingers across it and the yorker gets straight through his defences 59/9

  CJ McKay 3 0 28 0 9.33 (3w)  
   
View wicket SK Warne 3 0 9 1 3.00 (1w)  
  8.1 to Voges, Warne has his man! Pitching on middle and skidding straight through, the umpire takes his time but correctly fires him 50/5
View wicket LJ Wright 1.2 0 7 1 5.25

Only Arun Suppiah of Somerset has better figures in First Class cricket

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