Melbourne Stars Men 6-168 ( 20.0 ) overs
Sydney Sixers Men: 74 ( 13.4 ) overs
Melbourne Stars win by 94 runs
Toss - Sydney Sixers won the toss and elected to bowl.
Batsmens
R
B
4S
6S
SR
11
19
0
0
57.89
5
5
1
0
100
Bowler
O
M
R
W
Econ
3.4
0
11
3
3.00
Man of the Match
Glenn Maxwell
Commentry
In over# 14
Runs : 4 Bowler: Sandeep Lamichhane Wickets : 1
Over 14. 4 runs. Bowler: Sandeep Lamichhane. Sydney Sixers: 10-74(rr 5.29)
13.4
W
OUT! Caught. Sandeep Lamichhane to Lloyd Pope. Leg spinner length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to short extra cover, by Stoinis. Melbourne Stars have demolished Sydney Sixers by 94 runs at the MCG to secure fourth spot and a semi-final place. This was a must-win game for the Stars and they will have been worried when the runs were hard to come by in the first innings. Glenn Maxwell changed the momentum in the final four overs, blasting the ball to all parts of the ground to launch the hosts to a decent total. That energy continued when they came out to field as wickets tumbled in quick succession. The Sixers only needed to make 108 to ensure their semi-final against the Renegades took place at the MCG, but in the end they were toppled for their lowest ever BBL score. The two legspinners were fantastic, there was sharp catching and aggressive captaincy so the Stars will be riding high when they travel to Hobart on Thursday. The Sixers will be feeling pretty hollow after that, they will have to lift themselves for their semi-final on Friday at Marvel Stadium.
13.3
.
Sandeep Lamichhane to Lloyd Pope. Googly length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Stoinis.
13.2
4
FOUR! Sandeep Lamichhane to Lloyd Pope. Googly half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Pope shows he is no mug with the bat, slapping this handsomely over extra cover.
13.1
.
Sandeep Lamichhane to Lloyd Pope. Leg spinner length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Bird.
In over# 13
Runs : 5 Bowler: Adam Zampa Wickets : 1
Over 13. 5 runs. Bowler: Adam Zampa. Sydney Sixers: 9-70(rr 5.38)
12.6
.
Adam Zampa to Steve O'Keefe. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bird.
12.5
.
Adam Zampa to Steve O'Keefe. Leg spinner yorker, middle stump on the front foot pushing, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Stoinis.
12.4
2
Adam Zampa to Steve O'Keefe. Leg spinner half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control to deep extra cover for 2 runs, dropped catch by Bird, fielded by Worrall. Hit very hard, Bird did well just to get a hand on it.
12.3
.
Adam Zampa to Steve O'Keefe. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Zampa.
12.2
1
Adam Zampa to Lloyd Pope. Googly full toss, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Maddinson.
12.1
W
OUT! Run Out. Adam Zampa to Steve O'Keefe. Leg spinner short, off stump on the back foot pulling, to fine leg for 2 runs, fielded by Lamichhane, by Handscomb. No collapse is complete without a run out so this was always likely to happen. Lamichhane does well to cut this off and it should be an easy three runs, but Lyon has to dive to make his ground and his bat bounces up before crossing the crease.
In over# 12
Runs : 1 Bowler: Sandeep Lamichhane Wickets : 1
Over 12. 1 run. Bowler: Sandeep Lamichhane. Sydney Sixers: 8-65(rr 5.42)
11.6
.
Sandeep Lamichhane to Nathan Lyon. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, hit pad to first slip for no runs, fielded by Maxwell.
11.5
.
Sandeep Lamichhane to Nathan Lyon. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, hit pad to gully for no runs, fielded by Maxwell.
11.4
W
OUT! Caught. Sandeep Lamichhane to Ben Dwarshuis. Leg spinner length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, outside edge to first slip, by Maxwell. Beautiful bowling, Maxwell accepts another catch at slip although this one was much easier than the first. Dwarshuis was playing for spin but this one skidded across him to kiss the edge. Things just get worse and worse for the men in magenta.
11.3
1
Sandeep Lamichhane to Steve O'Keefe. Googly back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for 1 run, fielded by Bird.
11.2
.
Sandeep Lamichhane to Steve O'Keefe. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Stoinis.
11.1
.
Sandeep Lamichhane to Steve O'Keefe. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Stoinis.
In over# 11
Runs : 5 Bowler: Adam Zampa Wickets : 0
Over 11. 5 runs. Bowler: Adam Zampa. Sydney Sixers: 7-64(rr 5.82)
10.6
1
Adam Zampa to Steve O'Keefe. Leg spinner half volley, middle stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Bird.
10.5
2
Adam Zampa to Steve O'Keefe. Googly length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, inside edge to backward square leg for 2 runs, fielded by Lamichhane.
10.4
.
Adam Zampa to Steve O'Keefe. Leg spinner length ball, down leg side on the front foot, padded to leg slip for no runs, fielded by Maxwell.
10.3
.
Adam Zampa to Steve O'Keefe. Leg spinner length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Stoinis.
10.2
1
Adam Zampa to Ben Dwarshuis. Leg spinner length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for 1 run, fielded by Zampa, fielded by Stoinis.
10.1
1
Adam Zampa to Steve O'Keefe. Leg spinner full toss, to leg on the front foot flick, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Gotch.
In over# 10
Runs : 5 Bowler: Sandeep Lamichhane Wickets : 0
.
Over 10. 6 runs. Bowler: Sandeep Lamichhane. Sydney Sixers: 7-59(rr 5.90)
9.6
1
Sandeep Lamichhane to Steve O'Keefe. Googly length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, hit pad to short fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Maxwell.
9.5
1
Sandeep Lamichhane to Ben Dwarshuis. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Maddinson.
9.4
2
Sandeep Lamichhane to Ben Dwarshuis. Leg spinner half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, to deep backward point for 2 runs, fielded by Maddinson.
9.3
1
Sandeep Lamichhane to Steve O'Keefe. Googly half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Dunk.
9.2
.
Sandeep Lamichhane to Steve O'Keefe. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Handscomb.
9.1
1
Sandeep Lamichhane to Ben Dwarshuis. Googly length ball, down leg side on the front foot pushing, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Bravo.
Melbourne Stars Men: 6-168 ( 20.0 ) overs
Sydney Sixers Men 74 ( 13.4 ) overs
Toss - Sydney Sixers won the toss and elected to bowl.
Melbourne Stars win by 94 runs
RR : 15
CRR : 5.41
Batsmen
R
B
4S
SR
M Stoinis

c: Philippe b: Curran

34
23
7
147.83
B Dunk

c: Pope b: Abbott

1
6
0
16.67
P Handscomb

c: Vince b: O'Keefe

35
34
4
102.94
G Maxwell

c: Henriques b: Dwarshuis

82
43
4
190.7
N Maddinson

c: Abbott b: Curran

13
13
2
100
S Gotch

not out

1
1
0
100
Not bat : Dwayne Bravo,Jackson Bird,Adam Zampa,Sandeep Lamichhane,Daniel Worrall
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
2.0
0
25
0
12.50
4.0
0
34
1
8.50
3.0
1
23
1
7.67
4.0
0
39
2
9.75
3.0
0
16
1
5.33
4.0
0
31
0
7.75
Batsmen
R
B
4S
SR
D Hughes

c: Stoinis b: Worrall

12
9
2
133.33
J Philippe

c: Bravo b: Bird

9
8
2
112.5
J Vince

c: Bravo b: Worrall

6
5
1
120
M Henriques

c: Lamichhane b: Maxwell

5
4
1
125
J Silk

st: Handscomb b: Zampa

3
8
0
37.5
T Curran

lbw: Lamichhane

10
8
2
125
S Abbott

c: Maxwell b: Zampa

1
7
0
14.29
S O'Keefe

not out

11
19
0
57.89
B Dwarshuis

c: Maxwell b: Lamichhane

7
7
0
100
N Lyon

run out (Lamichhane)

0
2
0
0
L Pope

c: Stoinis b: Lamichhane

5
5
1
100
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
3.0
0
24
2
8.00
2.0
0
15
1
7.50
1.0
0
6
1
6.00
4.0
0
15
2
3.75
3.4
0
11
3
3.00

Marcus Stoinis ( All Rounder )

Ben Dunk

Ben Dunk ( Wicket Keeper )

Ben Dunk ( Wicket Keeper )

Peter Handscomb (wk)

Peter Handscomb (wk) ( Wicket Keeper )

Peter Handscomb (wk) ( Wicket Keeper )

Glenn Maxwell (c)

Glenn Maxwell (c) ( All Rounder )

Glenn Maxwell (c) ( All Rounder )

Nic Maddinson

Nic Maddinson ( Batsman )

Nic Maddinson ( Batsman )

Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo ( All Rounder )

Dwayne Bravo ( All Rounder )

Seb Gotch

Seb Gotch ( Batsman )

Seb Gotch ( Batsman )

Jackson Bird

Jackson Bird ( Bowler )

Jackson Bird ( Bowler )

Adam Zampa

Adam Zampa ( Bowler )

Adam Zampa ( Bowler )

Sandeep Lamichhane

Sandeep Lamichhane ( Bowler )

Sandeep Lamichhane ( Bowler )

Daniel Worrall

Daniel Worrall ( Bowler )

Daniel Worrall ( Bowler )

Josh Philippe (wk)

Josh Philippe (wk) ( Batsman )

Josh Philippe (wk) ( Batsman )

Daniel Hughes

Daniel Hughes ( Batsman )

Daniel Hughes ( Batsman )

James Vince

James Vince ( Batsman )

James Vince ( Batsman )

Moises Henriques (c)

Moises Henriques (c) ( All Rounder )

Moises Henriques (c) ( All Rounder )

Jordan Silk

Jordan Silk ( Batsman )

Jordan Silk ( Batsman )

Tom Curran

Tom Curran ( Bowler )

Tom Curran ( Bowler )

Sean Abbott

Sean Abbott ( All Rounder )

Sean Abbott ( All Rounder )

Steve O'Keefe

Steve O'Keefe ( Bowler )

Steve O'Keefe ( Bowler )

Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon ( Bowler )

Nathan Lyon ( Bowler )

Ben Dwarshuis

Ben Dwarshuis ( All Rounder )

Ben Dwarshuis ( All Rounder )

Lloyd Pope

Lloyd Pope ( Bowler )

Lloyd Pope ( Bowler )

Marcus Stoinis

20 (10)

21(16)

Ben Dunk

1 (6)

Marcus Stoinis

14 (13)

28(30)

Peter Handscomb

14 (17)

Peter Handscomb

21 (17)

31(30)

Glenn Maxwell

10 (13)

Glenn Maxwell

7 (7)

20(20)

Nic Maddinson

13 (13)

Glenn Maxwell

15 (5)

15(5)

Dwayne Bravo

0 (0)

Glenn Maxwell

50 (18)

51(19)

Seb Gotch

1 (1)

Daniel Hughes

5 (3)

14(11)

Josh Philippe

9 (8)

Daniel Hughes

4 (1)

10(6)

James Vince

6 (5)

Daniel Hughes

1 (3)

6(7)

Moises Henriques

5 (4)

Daniel Hughes

2 (2)

2(2)

Jordan Silk

0 (0)

Jordan Silk

3 (8)

11(13)

Tom Curran

8 (5)

Tom Curran

2 (3)

3(8)

Sean Abbott

1 (5)

Sean Abbott

0 (2)

0(3)

Steve O'Keefe

0 (1)

Steve O'Keefe

8 (13)

15(20)

Ben Dwarshuis

7 (7)

Steve O'Keefe

1 (1)

1(3)

Nathan Lyon

0 (2)

Steve O'Keefe

2 (4)

7(9)

Lloyd Pope

5 (5)