Result
Challenger, Melbourne, Feb 6 2020, Big Bash League
194/2
(20 ov, target 195)
166/8
Melb Stars won by 28 runs
Player Of The Match
Melbourne Stars
Melbourne Stars Innings (20 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR 
MP Stoinis  b Morris8354-73153.70
NJ Maddinson c Sams b Morris1111-20100.00
NCR Larkin not out8349-93169.38
GJ Maxwell (c)not out46-0066.66
Extras(b 1, lb 9, w 3)13
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 9.7)194/2
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Nic Maddinson, 3.3 ov), 2-155 (Marcus Stoinis, 16.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB 
JD Cook3036012.0043200
CP Tremain403107.7594000
DR Sams4041010.2563210
CH Morris403027.5092110
N McAndrew201708.5053000
AJ Nair302909.6653110
Sydney Thunder Innings (target: 195 runs from 20 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR 
UT Khawaja  b Coulter-Nile2315-30153.33
AD Hales run out (Coulter-Nile)88-00100.00
CJ Ferguson (c)c †Gotch b Haris Rauf77-10100.00
AI Ross c Maddinson b Zampa5838-33152.63
CH Morris  b Haris Rauf2116-01131.25
AJ Nair c Handscomb b Zampa3017-32176.47
DR Sams c Larkin b Coulter-Nile36-0050.00
JS Lenton c Maddinson b Haris Rauf107-10142.85
N McAndrew not out13-0033.33
CP Tremain not out03-000.00
Extras(lb 4, w 1)5
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 8.3)166/8
Did not bat: JD Cook 
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Alex Hales, 2.5 ov), 2-33 (Usman Khawaja, 4.1 ov), 3-41 (Callum Ferguson, 5.3 ov), 4-86 (Chris Morris, 10.4 ov), 5-144 (Alex Ross, 16.3 ov), 6-150 (Arjun Nair, 16.5 ov), 7-154 (Daniel Sams, 18.1 ov), 8-165 (Jay Lenton, 19.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB 
DJ Worrall402907.25102100
GJ Maxwell201909.5011000
NM Coulter-Nile402927.25102100
Haris Rauf401734.25131000
A Zampa4043210.7572310
CD Hinchliffe1010010.0010100
MP Stoinis1015015.0003000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossMelbourne Stars , elected to bat first
SeriesBig Bash League 2019
Player Of The Match
Nick Larkin
Series resultMelbourne Stars advanced
Season2019/20
Hours of play (local time)19.40 start, First Session 19.40-21.10, Interval 21.10-21.30, Second Session 21.30-23.00
Match days6 February 2020 (20-over match)
Umpires
Gerard Abood
Shawn Craig
TV Umpire
Paul Wilson
Reserve Umpire
Phillip Gillespie
Match Referee
Daryl Harper
MATCH NOTES
Melbourne Stars innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 52 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Melbourne Stars: 50 runs in 5.2 overs (32 balls), Extras 9
  • Melbourne Stars: 50 runs in 5.3 overs (33 balls), Extras 9
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 43 balls (MP Stoinis 26, NCR Larkin 22, Ex 2)
  • Melbourne Stars: 100 runs in 12.5 overs (77 balls), Extras 10
  • MP Stoinis: 50 off 41 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 71 balls (MP Stoinis 49, NCR Larkin 48, Ex 3)
  • Melbourne Stars: 150 runs in 16.2 overs (98 balls), Extras 11
  • NCR Larkin: 50 off 36 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Innings Break: Melbourne Stars - 194/2 in 20.0 overs (NCR Larkin 83, GJ Maxwell 4)
Sydney Thunder innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 46 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Sydney Thunder: 50 runs in 6.3 overs (39 balls), Extras 0
  • Sydney Thunder: 50 runs in 6.4 overs (40 balls), Extras 0
  • Sydney Thunder: 100 runs in 12.4 overs (76 balls), Extras 1
  • AI Ross: 50 off 35 balls (3 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 33 balls (AI Ross 25, AJ Nair 24, Ex 2)
  • Sydney Thunder: 150 runs in 16.4 overs (100 balls), Extras 3