Match 35, KFC T20 Big Bash League 2018/2019, 19 Jan 2019
Melbourne Stars won by 6 wickets
BALL BY BALL
All-round Stoinis powers Stars to six-wicket win over Renegades
Marcus Stonis's all-round show powered Melbourne Stars to a comfortable 6-wicket win over their city rivals
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Player Of The Match
Melbourne Stars have secured local bragging rights by beating Melbourne Renegades by 6 wickets at Marvel Stadium. On a slow surface tricky for strokeplay, the Stars bowlers quickly assessed conditions and were backed up by some sensational fielding. The hosts made 121 all out with no batsman able to score more than 28, as Jackson Bird and Marcus Stoinis enjoyed their bowling spells. In the response, Stoinis played the defining knock of the match and anchored the chase expertly with an unbeaten 70. He always looked in control and was able to find the boundary when needed to give the Stars a crucial two points. We'll be back at the SCG tomorrow for more BBL action as the Sixers host the Heat. .
19.2 - J Wildermuth to D Bravo
Full toss, outside off stump backing away driving, well timed in the air under control past deep extra cover for 4 runs.
19.1 - J Wildermuth to M Stoinis
Leg cutter back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot flick, in the air under control to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Nabi.
4 0 6 1 4 1
18.6 - D Christian to M Stoinis
Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot flick, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Harris.
Another boundary, this match is slipping away from the men in red. Stoinis will not be stopped this evening. .
18.5 - D Christian to M Stoinis
Leg cutter back of a length, wide outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep point for 4 runs.
18.4 - D Christian to D Bravo
Half volley, off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Cooper.
Creamed for six, glorious batting by the West Indian legend. It was in the slot and he gave it the deserved treatment, as cool as a cucumber. .
18.3 - D Christian to D Bravo
Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control over deep cover for 6 runs.
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