Final (N), Melbourne, Jan 24 2016, Big Bash League
(19.3/20 ov, target 177)181/7
Thunder won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
player of the match
Usman Khawaja
Sydney Thunder
Melbourne Stars INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
Marcus Stoinis c Russell b Watson5861062.50
Luke Wright  b Watson2324322195.83
Kevin Pietersen c & b Green74396445189.74
Peter Handscomb c Hussey b Green991310100.00
David Hussey (c) b Kallis21141821150.00
Rob Quiney c & b Russell2480050.00
Evan Gulbis c Green b McKay16111830145.45
Adam Zampa run out (Rohrer)15101310150.00
Ben Hilfenhaus not out 013000.00
Daniel Worrall run out (†Hartley)001000.00
Extras(b 4, w 7)11
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 8.80, 92 Mts)176/9
Did not bat: Michael Beer 
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Marcus Stoinis, 1.2 ov), 2-50 (Luke Wright, 6.6 ov), 3-85 (Peter Handscomb, 10.4 ov), 4-131 (David Hussey, 14.5 ov), 5-139 (Kevin Pietersen, 15.6 ov), 6-144 (Rob Quiney, 16.2 ov), 7-176 (Adam Zampa, 19.4 ov), 8-176 (Evan Gulbis, 19.5 ov), 9-176 (Daniel Worrall, 19.6 ov)
Andre Russell403017.50124050
Shane Watson301725.6691100
Clint McKay4040110.0043110
Jacques Kallis302418.0083100
Fawad Ahmed2024012.0031200
Chris Green403729.2572210
Sydney Thunder INNINGS (target: 177 runs from 20 overs)
Usman Khawaja c Worrall b Hussey70405753175.00
Jacques Kallis c Pietersen b Zampa28273640103.70
Shane Watson c Hussey b Stoinis6770085.71
Michael Hussey (c) b Zampa18152210120.00
Andre Russell c †Handscomb b Stoinis1081401125.00
Ben Rohrer not out 1392101144.44
Aiden Blizzard run out (Beer)167721228.57
Chris Green c Hussey b Stoinis85410160.00
Chris Hartley not out 003000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 1, w 8)12
TOTAL(19.3 Ov, RR: 9.28, 89 Mts)181/7
Fall of wickets: 1-86 (Jacques Kallis, 9.1 ov), 2-94 (Shane Watson, 10.3 ov), 3-123 (Usman Khawaja, 13.3 ov), 4-142 (Michael Hussey, 15.3 ov), 5-146 (Andre Russell, 16.3 ov), 6-163 (Aiden Blizzard, 17.6 ov), 7-172 (Chris Green, 18.5 ov)
Daniel Worrall3.3042012.0063220
Ben Hilfenhaus2021010.5023000
Michael Beer302508.33104100
Evan Gulbis201909.5020110
Adam Zampa403228.0081121
Marcus Stoinis403037.5072030
David Hussey10919.0020100
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossSydney Thunder, elected to field first
SeriesBig Bash League
Player Of The Match
Usman Khawaja
Usman Khawaja
Player Of The Series
Chris Lynn
Chris Lynn
Series resultSydney Thunder won the 2015/16 Big Bash League
Hours of play (local time)19.20 start, First Session 19.20-20.35, Interval 20.35-20.50, Second Session 20.50-22.05
Match days24 January 2016 - night(20-over match)
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Sam Nogajski
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Simon Fry
TV Umpire
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Geoff Joshua
Reserve Umpire
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Phillip Gillespie
Match Referee
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Bob Stratford