Melbourne Stars lose out to Perth Scorchers at the MCG in the BBL

Cameron Bancroft 57 for Perth Scorchers today
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Perth Scorchers won the toss and decided to bowl against Melbourne Stars at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne today in the BBL.

Match Summary

Melbourne Stars 146-6 (Ben Dunk 62, Evan Gulbis 37; Andrew Tye 4-18)

Perth Scorchers 147-4 (Cameron Bancroft 57, Ashton Turner 43*; Dwayne Bravo 2-18)

Result - Perth Scorchers won by 6 wickets

Scorecard

Tournament Stats and Table

Melbourne Stars scored 146-6 with Ben Dunk 62 and  Evan Gulbis 37 the mainstays of the batting and  Andrew Tye 4-18 was the pick of the Scorchers bowlers.

In reply, Perth Scorchers romped home by 6 wickets with 2+ overs to spare - Cameron Bancroft 57 and Ashton Turner 43* top scoring. Dwayne Bravo 2-18 was the pick of the Melbourne Stars bowling.

Melbourne Stars - Ben Dunk, Evan Gulbis, Nick Larkin, Nic Maddinson(c), Seb Gotch(wk), Dwayne Bravo, Jonathan Merlo, Liam Plunkett, Scott Boland, Michael Beer, Liam Bowe

Perth Scorchers - Michael Klinger, Cameron Bancroft(wk), Ashton Turner(c), Hilton Cartwright, William Bosisto, Ashton Agar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, David Willey, Andrew Tye, Usman Qadir, Aaron Hardie

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