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Melbourne Stars beat Adelaide Strikers by 44 runs in BBL

Liam Plunkett 3-21 today for Melbourne Stars

Adelaide Strikers won the toss and decided to bowl against Melbourne stars at theTed Summerton Reserve, Moe today, in the 1st BBL match of the day.

Match Summary

Melbourne Stars 167 - 2 (Ben Dunk 72*, Marcus Stoinis 54; Rashid Khan 1-32)

Adelaide Strikers 123 (Jake Lehmann 40, Alex Carey 30; Dwayne Bravo 3-22 , Liam Plunkett 3-21, Marcus Stoinis 3-20)

Result - Melbourne Stars won by 44 runs


Tournament Stats and Table

Another fantastic all round performance from Marcus Stoinis (54 and 3-20) saw off Adelaide Strikers.

Batting first, Ben Dunk 72* and Marcus Stoinis 54 put on 113 for the 1st wicket and then reduced Adelaide Strikers to 123 all out - Dwayne Bravo 3-22 and Liam Plunkett 3-21 also chipping in fine performances with the ball.



Melbourne Stars - Ben Dunk, Marcus Stoinis, Peter Handscomb(wk), Glenn Maxwell(c), Nic Maddinson, Dwayne Bravo, Evan Gulbis, Liam Plunkett, Adam Zampa, Jackson Bird, Tom O'Connell

Adelaide Strikers - Jake Weatherald, Alex Carey(wk), Jake Lehmann, Colin Ingram(c), Jonathan Wells, Matt Short, Michael Neser, Rashid Khan, Ben Laughlin, Liam O'Connor, Billy Stanlake

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