Melbourne Stars is back to the form and beat Adelaide Strikers by 44 runs on the 39th match of Big Bash League 2018-19. Melbourne Stars opener Ben Dunk won the man of the match.
Melbourne Stars Inning
Winning the toss, Adelaide Strikers Captain Collin Ingram sent Melbourne Stars to bat first. Melbourne Stars played a wonderful cricket. Two opener Ben Dunk and Marcus Stoinis picked 113 runs on the opening partnership.
As scoring 53 runs form 45 deliveries, Marcus Stoinis became a pickup to Rashid Khan. Then Wicket Keeper Peter Handscomb came to the company with Ben Dunk. Their 54 runs partnership reached a fighting score as Peter Handscomb run out on the last ball of their inning.
Peter Handscomb scored 36 runs from 22 deliveries with the pair of sixes and fours. But another opener Ben Dunk scored an unbeatable inning of 72 runs from 53 deliveries with 4 fours and 3 sixes. At reached a fighting score of 167 runs.
Adelaide Strikers Inning
To the target of 168 runs, Melbourne Stars lost opener Jake Weatherald to run out at 20 runs on the scoreboard. Then another opener Alex Carey made 34 runs from second wicket partnership with Jake Lehmann. Scoring 30 runs from 23 deliveries with 4 fours, opener Alex Carey became a pickup to Marcus Stoinis at 54 runs on the scoreboard.
Captain Collin Ingram also disappointed scoring 9 balls from 15 deliveries. At 97 runs on the Jake Lehmann went back to the pavilion, scoring 40 runs 32 deliveries with 4 fours. Then another dependable batsman Jonathon Wells surrendered to Marcus Stoinis by 101 runs.
Ben Laughlin scored 14 runs bold to DJ Bravo and none other scored double digits. By the wicket of Ben Laughlin, Adelaide Strikers packed 123 runs 19.4 overs. Melbourne Stars is back to the form and beat Adelaide Strikers by 44 runs
Liam Plunkett, Marcus Stoinis and Dwane Bravo got 3 wickets each and destroyed the Adelaide batting orders equally.
Finally, Melbourne Stars is back to the form and beat Adelaide Strikers by 44 runs. Hope Adelaide Striker will back to the game soon.