Melbourne Stars is one of the most popular franchise teams in the Big Bash League and in every season, they used to be considered as one of the hot favourites in the tournament. Earlier, the team did not taste the glory of Big Bash League but became runners up twice times and qualified for the playoff a total of seven times as we speak. Now, they have taken part in the 9th edition of BBL and according to the news, they have played the seven group stage matches already. Earlier today, the team played the 7th round and Maxwell secured Melbourne Stars 6th victory in BBL!
Glenn Maxwell is a top-rated all-rounder in the Australia cricket team and he has become popular for his aggressive batting style. No bowler would be found who does not fear to face him. He is a destructive batsman and now, once again the cricket world has seen his destruction. Earlier today while playing against Sydney Thunder, Glenn Maxwell secured Melbourne Stars 6th victory in BBL!
At the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, the match between Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Stars took place earlier today and reportedly, Melbourne Stars won by 6 wickets.
Sydney Thunder lost in the toss and came to bat first. Usman Khawaja and Alex Hales opened the innings for thunder. They jointly added 56 runs. Usman scored 33 runs and Alex hales added another 26 runs for the team. After losing these top two players, the captain of the team Callum Ferguson and Matthew made another partnership. Ferguson added 35 runs and Matthew added 41 runs highest for the team. Losing five wickets, team Sydney Thunder scored 145 runs in 20 overs. Haris Rauf alone took three wickets highest for the team Stars.
Later, the Melbourne Stars came to chase the score. The openers of the team Maddinson and Marcus Stoinis could not make some good partnership. But in 21 runs, opener Maddinson went to the dressing room. He added only 13 runs. In 48 runs, team Melbourne Stars lost 2nd wicket. And just 12 runs later, the 3rd wicket Nick Larkin returned. Later, Stoinis and Maxwell made a partnership where Stoinis added 50 runs and Maxwell remained not out scoring 59 runs in 37 balls so far.