Stoinis too hot for Brisbane Heat as Melbourne Stars win by 5 runs in BBL
Brisbane Heat won the toss and decided to bowl against Melbourne Stars at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne today in the BBL.
Melbourne Stars 134-8 (Marcus Stoinis 43, Ben Dunk 24; Ben Cutting 2-10, Brendan Doggett 2-30, Mitchell Swepson 2-26)
Brisbane Heat 128-8 (Matthew Renshaw 45, Jimmy Peirson 26; Marcus Stoinis 4-21)
Result – Melbourne Stars won by 5 runs
He made 43 with the bat, and then followed up with these 4?? wickets. Marcus Stoinis is the #BBL08 @dream11 Fantasy MVP of the evening.— KFC Big Bash League (@BBL) January 27, 2019
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Another stunning all round performance from Marcus Stoinis (43 and 4-21) gave Melbourne Stars the narrowest of victories over Brisbane Heat, by 5 runs.
Batting first, the Stars socred a below par 134-8 with Marcus Stoinis (43) top scoring and Ben Cutting 2-10 the pick of the Heat bowlers.
In reply, Brisbane fell 5 runs short in the run chase with Marcus Stoinis (4-21) starring 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
Brisbane Heat- Brendon McCullum, Max Bryant, Chris Lynn(c), Matthew Renshaw, Alex Ross, Jimmy Peirson(wk), Ben Cutting, Josh Lalor, Brendan Doggett, Mitchell Swepson, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
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