Watch KFC Big Bash League 2016/17 1st Semi-Final full highlights today between MS v PS from Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth (Australia) Tuesday 24th January 2017. Melbourne Stars team batted first after lost the toss and scored 136 runs in twenty overs with eight wickets down. Both openers gone with duck, third wicket KP Pietersen scored 5 runs ant out, SE Gotch† blasted his innings with scoring 48 runs off 47 balls, he smashed three 4s and three 6s in his innings.
DJ Hussey captain of the team faced 20 balls and scored 26 runs when his wicket down then it was 13.2 so what if they couldn’t get him off the previous delivery? Hussey is gone now, but not before Bell briefly gives the bowler some shivers by juggling at sweeper cover. This was full and flat outside off from around the stumps, he backed away and carved it straight to the fielder. 78/5. MG Johnson took three wickets and the rest of the bowlers took one wicket each of them.
Toss: Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to field.
Perth Scorchers team
Whiteman, Klinger, S Marsh, Bell, Voges, Turner, Agar, Tye, Bresnan, Johnson, Richardson.
Melbourne Stars team
Wright, Quiney, Pietersen, Gotch, D Hussey, Stoinis, Gulbis, Hilfenhaus, Boland, Worrall, Beer.
Melbourne Stars 136/8 20 overs
Perth Scorchers 139/3 16.5 overs
Perth Scorchers won by 7 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)
Match Timings: 16:40 local (08:40 GMT)
Big Bash League, 1st Semi-Final Highlights
Twenty20 match | 2016/17 season
Played at Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth
24 January 2017 – night match (20-over match)
Umpires – SAJ Craig and SJ Nogajski
TV umpire – GJ Davidson
Match referee – D Talalla
Reserve umpire – JD Ward