BBL 2020 Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars Highlights: The 15th league match of BBL 2020 is set to play between Sixers and Melbourne Stars. Both the team lock their horns to boost their position in the BBL 2020 points table.
Match: Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars
Venue: Carrara Oval, Queensland
Toss Details: Sydney Sixers won the toss and opt to bowl
Josh Philippe(w), Jack Edwards, James Vince, Daniel Hughes(c), Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Ben Dwarshuis, Ben Manenti, Steve OKeefe.
Ben Dunk, Andre Fletcher, Hilton Cartwright, Glenn Maxwell(c), Nicholas Pooran(w), Nick Larkin, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Liam Hatcher, Billy Stanlake, Zahir Khan.
BBL 2020 Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars Highlights
Melbourne Stars Batting
Andre Fletcher and Ben Dunk get into the crease to lead Melbourne Stars. Holder gets into the attack on behalf of Sydney Sixers. The much-expected Andre Fletcher fails to show-up and dismissed in the first over after scoring 4 runs.
Hilton Cartwright and Ben Dunk join hands and lead Melbourne Stars to score 30 runs for 1 wicket at the end of the 5th over. Dwarshuis in the followed over dismissed Cartwright for 14 runs. Melbourne Stars, though grabs some quality runs failed to maintain a good partnership.
Steve OKeefe in the 9th over of the innings dismissed Ben Dunk for 24 runs. At the end of the 10th over Melbourne Stars scored 61 runs for 4 wickets loss. Glenn Maxwell joins hands with Nicholas Pooran and makes a steady partnership.
Maxwell with a six off the 17th over scored his half-century, where Stars scored 162 runs for 4 wickets loss. At the end of the 20 overs, Melbourne Stars scored 193 runs for 5 wickets loss.
Sydney Sixers Batting
Philippe and Jack Edwards get into the crease to chase down a massive target of 193 runs. Stanlake opens the attack against Sydney Sixers.
Coulter-Nile in the followed over dismissed James Vince for 0 run. Josh Philippe and Daniel Hughes join hands and in pressure to build a massive partnership in order to chase the target.
The duo gathered 55 runs in total before Zampa dismissed Philippe for 22 runs. Though Sydney Sixers loses wickets frequently Daniel Hughes makes a steady inning and scored his half-century. While Sydney Sixers needs 43 runs off 18 deliveries Daniel Hughes and Carlos Brathwaite join hands and make massive strikes.
Daniel Hughes in the final over slams back to back sixes and boundaries and fails to long last and dismissed off 96 runs. The wonderful innings from Daniel Hughes comes to an end before reaching the century.
Steve OKeefe with a boundary off the fifth delivery drags Sydney Sixers to win the match. Sydney Sixers beat Melbourne Stars by 1 wicket.
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Player of the Match
A lot was going through my mind. But I just swung hard. Things went according to our plan. If they can get 193, so can we. Didn’t bowl well though but it was a nice wicket. We wanted to take it deep. We enjoy each other’s success.
— KFC Big Bash League (@BBL) December 26, 2020