BBL 2020 Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars Highlights: Perth Scorchers set to face the Melbourne Stars in the 9th league match of BBL10. Perth Scorchers seeks to register their maiden victory of the tournament.
Match: Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars
Venue: Aurora Stadium, Launceston
Toss Details: Melbourne Stars won the toss and opt to bowl
Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Hilton Cartwright, Glenn Maxwell(c), Nicholas Pooran(w), Nic Maddinson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Clint Hinchliffe, Tom O Connell, Liam Hatcher, Billy Stanlake.
Josh Inglis(w), Colin Munro, Joe Clarke, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Turner(c), Cameron Bancroft, Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Joel Paris, Fawad Ahmed.
BBL 2020 Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars Highlights
Perth Scorchers Batting
Josh Inglis and Munro get in to lead Perth Scorchers. Stanlake opens the attack on behalf of Melbourne Stars. Perth Scorchers’ dreams of making a steady start get scatter when Stanlake dismissed Josh Inglis for 7 runs.
Colin Munro joins hands with Joe Clarke and leads Perth Scorchers to score 31 runs for 1 wicket loss at the end of the 5th over.
Liam Hatcher in the 8th over makes a massive blow by dismissing Joe Clarke(34) and Mitchell Marsh(0) in back to back deliveries.
Though Perth Scorchers loses back to back wickets Colin Munro with his steady innings leads Perth Scorchers to score 91 runs for 3 wicket loss at the end of the 10th over.
Turner in the 12th over with a triple six scores 23 runs off the single over. Maddinson in the followed over dismissed Turner while scoring 39 runs. The long struggle of Munro comes to an end while a run away from his half-century. Maddinson dismissed Munro for 49 run in the first ball of the 15th over.
The first innings of the match come to an end due to rain interruption while Perth Scorchers scored 158 runs for 6 wicket loss. The rain seems to be heavier and the umpires are having a word regarding the match continuation.
At 21:46(Local Time) the rain stopped and the covers are coming off. After the discussion, the target gets reduced to 76 runs from 36 deliveries.
Melbourne Stars Batting
Andre Fletcher and Stoinis get into the crease to lead Melbourne Stars. Joel Paris opens the attack against Melbourne Stars. With 12 runs needed per over Melbourne Stars, strikers make aggressive strikes.
Melbourne Stars scored 10 runs off the first over. In the next over J Richardson dismissed Stoinis and makes a massive blow for Melbourne Stars.
The rain seems to get intense and players starts to move to the pavilion. The umpires have pulled the plug, and the match stands abandoned.