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Melbourne Stars beat Hobart Hurricanes by 4 runs (DLS Method) in BBL

James Faulkner 2-10 for Hobart Hurricanes
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In a rain affected BBL encounter Melbourne Stars won by 4 runs (DLS Method) against Hobart Hurricanes at the University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston today.

 

Match Summary

Hobart Hurricanes 69-5 (11 Ovs) – (Caleb Jewell 29; Dale Steyn 2-12, Nathan Coulter-Nile 2-14)

Melbourne Stars 55-3 (7.3 Ovs) – (Marcus Stoinis 25, Peter Handscomb 22* ; James Faulkner 2-10)

Result – Melbourne Stars won by 4 runs (DLS Method)

 

Melbourne Stars won the toss and decided to field against Hobart Hurricanes and the Hurricanes totalled 69-5 in 11 Overs - Caleb Jewell 29 top scoring and Dale Steyn 2-12 and Nathan Coulter-Nile 2-14, the top wicket takers for the Stars.

In reply, with DLS in play, Melbourne Stars were chasing 80 to win. With the rain still falling, albeit lightly, the conditions were not ideal and there was another delay at 7.3 overs with the score 55-3 - Melbourne Stars needed 25 runs to win from 3.3 overs (D/L).

 

The umpires called the match off at that point and Melbourne Stars won by 4 runs on the DLS method. 

 

 

Teams

 

Hobart Hurricanes - D'Arcy Short, Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott(c)(wk), David Miller, George Bailey, Simon Milenko, James Faulkner, Nathan Ellis, Qais Ahmad, Clive Rose, Riley Meredith

Melbourne Stars - Nic Maddinson, Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, Peter Handscomb(wk), Glenn Maxwell(c), Ben Dunk, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall, Dale Steyn, Sandeep Lamichhane

 

Match Details

 

Start Time: 08:10

Toss: Melbourne Stars won the toss and decided to field

Venue: University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston

Officials: Phillip Gillespie, Anthony Wilds, Paul Wilson, Darren Close, David Talalla

 

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