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

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