Melbourne Stars won by 4 runs vs Sydney Thunder : Match report ST vs MS Match 7 BBL 2021-22
Melbourne Stars taste first win of Big Bash League 2021-22. After defeat in first match by Sydney Sixers , Melbourne Stars defeated Sydney Thunder after a thrilling match. Sydney Thunder fail to reach target in 20 over. On last ball Sydney Thunder needed 5 runs to win.In last over Sydney Thunder needed 11 balls but Adam Zampa gave only six runs on six balls .Ben cutting and Alex Ross fail to hit a boundary in last over.
Playing first Melbourne Stars scored 165 in 20 overs.
Nick Larkin scored 52 off 43 balls with SR 120.93 . He hit 5 fours in his 52 runs innings. Hilton Carwright scored 42 off 30 balls with SR of 140.00
Tanveer Sangha took 2 for 29 runs in 4 overs. Nathan McAndrew took 1 for 27 in 4 overs .Melbourne Stars scored 165.4 in 20 overs.
Sydney Thunder target for victory set 166. Sydney Thunder fell short of 4 runs in 20 overs. Sydney Thunder scored 161 off 20 overs for loss of 5 wickets.
Matthew Gikes scored 56 off 49 balls with SR of 125.00 and Sam Billings scored 43 of 31 balls with SR of 138.70. He hit 1 four and two sixes. Sam Billings and Matthew Gikes added 89 runs in third wickets.
Nathan Coulter-Nile took 2 for 27 runs in 4 overs. Adam Zampa 1 for 31 in 4 overs and Qias Ahmed 1 for 23 in 3 overs. Broudy Couch 1 for 23 in 3 overs. Andre Russel was most expensive he gave 40 runs in 4 overs and no wicket.
Player of match was Nick Larkin.
Now Sydney Sixers leading the table with 7 points from 2 matches , Sydney Thunder and Adelaide Strikers 5 points from 2 and Melbourne Stars 3 points in two matches and is 6th position.
Score BBL7 match 7
Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars
Melbourne Stars 165/4 in 20 overs
Sydney Thunder 161/5 in 20 overs
Result -Melbourne Stars won by 4 runs