Melbourne Stars are off to the BBL finals as they crush Sydney Sixers at the MCG

Glenn Maxwell 82 for Melbourne Stars today in BBL
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Sydney Sixers won the toss and decided to field against Melbourne Stars at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne today in last BBL league match of the season.

Match Summary

Melbourne Stars 168-6 (Glenn Maxwell 82, Peter Handscomb 35, Marcus Stoinis 34; Tom Curran 2-39)

Sydney Sixers 74 (Sandeep Lamichhane 3-11, Adam Zampa 2-15, Daniel Worrall 2-24)

Result - Melbourne Stars won by 94 runs

Scorecard

Tournament Stats and Points Table

Melbourne Stars are off to the BBL finals as they crushed Sydney Sixers, at the MCG, by 94 runs.

Batting first, Melbourne Stars scored a just above par score of 168-6 - Glenn Maxwell 82, Peter Handscomb 35 and Marcus Stoinis 34, the wizards with the willow and Tom Curran 2-39, the pick of the bowlers for the Sixers.

In reply, Sandeep Lamichhane 3-11, Adam Zampa 2-15 and Daniel Worrall 2-24 destroyed the Sixers batting line – up, giving the Stars a 94 run win and place in the Finals.

Melbourne Stars - Marcus Stoinis, Ben Dunk, Peter Handscomb(wk), Glenn Maxwell(c), Nic Maddinson, Dwayne Bravo, Seb Gotch, Jackson Bird, Adam Zampa, Sandeep Lamichhane, Daniel Worrall

Sydney Sixers - Josh Philippe(wk), Daniel Hughes, James Vince, Moises Henriques(c), Jordan Silk, Tom Curran, Sean Abbott, Steve O'Keefe, Nathan Lyon, Ben Dwarshuis, Lloyd Pope

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