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Sydney Thunder 219/7 (20 ov)
Melbourne Stars 144/10 (19.5 ov)
Thunder won by 75 runs
Player of the match: Alex Hales
That's it for this game everyone!! We hope that you enjoyed this live coverage between Melbourne Stars and Sydney Thunder. Stay tuned on Sportskeeda for all the live cricketing updates from around the world. This is Navjeevan Rajput and alongside me, Pratyush Rohra signing off till then take care and stay safe!!
Alex Hales was named the Player of the Match for his sublime knock of 71 runs in 29 balls!
Sydney Thunder win this match comfortably by 75 runs!

The Stars coming to chase had a start they were looking for as Andre Fletcher and Marcus Stoinis opened the batting for them. Andre provided the start and got the boundary, Stoinis who struggled at the start flourished as the innings progressed!

The Thunder introduced the spinners and Stoinis lost his wicket after getting the start of 27 runs. Andre the specimen departed soon after. The Stars were on the backfoot as Hilton Cartwright depart soon as well.

The hopes of Stars chasing this total then rested on last match hero Nicholas Pooran and their captain Glenn Maxwell. Pooran after hammer away a maximum crumbled under the pressure of balls and lost his wicket.

The onus of scoring the runs was upon Maxwell. Nic Maaddinson hung around but lost his wicket as well. He just chipped one on to his stumps. It was becoming quite an uphill task for Stars as the required run rate crept up to over 18 RPO!

Maxwell finally gave in on the pressure that was building up. He departed after scoring 23 runs off 21 balls. Later on, Ben Dunk the X-Factor substitute for the Stars put on a show as he thumped Chris Green for 3 maximums in a row!

His quickfire 21 runs knock came to an end as he tried to hit a maximum one too many times and lost his wicket to Chris Green. Green registers a 4 wicket hall for the day. Adam towards the end provided some resistance. Zampa finally perished in the final over as he registered his highest score of 23 runs in BBL!
Stars are all out and they now have faced their worst defeat in the BBL history! Zampa looks to make the most and collect the boundaries but finally lost his wicket.
19.5 Chris Tremain to Adam Zampa, OUT! CAUGHT! It's all over for the Melbourne Stars. That was banged in short and Zampa tried to go downtown but only picked out the fielder in the deep who caught it comfortably.

The Melbourne Stars are bowled out for 144.

The Sydney Thunder win by 75 runs!
19.4 Chris Tremain to Adam Zampa, FOUR! Short delivery and Zampa swung his bat at it only to get a top edge which took it over the keeper for a boundary.
Stanlake sacrifices his wicket in trying to get Zampa back on strike! 

Zahir Khan comes out to the crease for Stars!
19.3 Chris Tremain to Adam Zampa, out! Stanlake Run Out! Yes and no between the two batsmen and Stanlake is nowhere near the picture as he tried to get back in. 
19.2 Chris Tremain to Adam Zampa, slower delivery outside off, Zampa flogs that down the ground to long-on for a single.
19.1 Chris Tremain to Adam Zampa, pitched up, Zampa drags it straight to the fielder in the covers.
A tidy penultimate over from Sams, Zampa looks to get on to the top of the balls on few occasions but misses to make the most of it. Thunders with this win will now jump up to 2nd spot just below Sixers.

Chris Tremain comes on to bowl the final over of the match!
Over: 19 | Summary: 0 0 2 1 0 0 Bowler: Daniel Sams Score: 139/8
17.6 Daniel Sams to Billy Stanlake, the batsmen backs away again and pushes the ball out to mid-off for no run.
17.5 Daniel Sams to Billy Stanlake, fuller, outside off, Stanlake looks to jam it out and misses!
17.4 Daniel Sams to Adam Zampa, short delivery, pulls and gets a top-edge. The ball lands well short of the man at deep fine leg.
17.3 Daniel Sams to Adam Zampa, short delivery outside off stump, Zampa cuts and it's in the but Callum Ferguson has dropped it! Batsmen scamper for two.
17.2 Daniel Sams to Adam Zampa, no run, short ball, pulled down to mid-on.
17.1 Daniel Sams to Adam Zampa, followed the batsmen with the yorker as he tried to give himself some room.
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