Melbourne Stars 156-8 (Marcus Stoinis 81, Dwayne Bravo 21; Josh Lalor 3-43)
Brisbane Heat 158-0 (Max Bryant 71*, Ben Cutting 81*)
Result – Brisbane Heat won by 10 wickets
Brisbane Heat won the toss and decided to bowl against Melbourne Stars at the GABBA, Brisbane today in this crucial BBL encounter.
Melbourne Stars scored a below par 156-8 - Marcus Stoinis 81 and Dwayne Bravo 21 the mainstays of their batting and Josh Lalor 3-43 the star with the ball for the Heat.
In reply, Max Bryant 71* and Ben Cutting 81* hit an unbeaten opening partnership of 158 to give the Heat a 10 wicket win over the Stars.
We are daring to dream of #BBL08 Finals...— Brisbane Heat (@HeatBBL) 8 February 2019
1. Win with 10 overs to spare & 10 wickets in hand
2. Highest powerplay score in @BBL history
3. @Cuttsy31's highest score
4. Bryant's highest score
5. Highest opening partnership in BBL08
We forgotten any?#ThanksBaz #BringTheHeat pic.twitter.com/9HeoFHb3Ku
Brisbane Heat - Max Bryant, Chris Lynn(c), Brendon McCullum, Matthew Renshaw, Alex Ross, Jimmy Peirson(wk), Ben Cutting, Jack Prestwidge, Josh Lalor, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Kuhnemann
Melbourne Stars - Ben Dunk, Marcus Stoinis, Peter Handscomb(wk), Glenn Maxwell(c), Nic Maddinson, Seb Gotch, Dwayne Bravo, Jackson Bird, Daniel Worrall, Sandeep Lamichhane, Adam Zampa
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