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BBL: Melbourne Stars reach their first BBL final after beating Perth Scorchers

Updated: 22 January 2016 17:19 IST - Published: 22 January 2016 14:19 IST
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It will be the battle of the two brothers in the final of the BBL as David Hussey's Melbourne Stars take on Mike Hussey's Sydney Thunder.
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Stars get there in the end thanks to Kevin Pietersen's 62. Scorchers' streak of successive finals ends at 4.
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KP has faced 23 balls and scored 34 runs, but what has been even more impressive is the fact that he has just faced three dot balls. Stars now need 46 from 39 balls.
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Stars look set to make history and reach the final for the first time. Scorchers need to get KP out quickly and now they cannot call on their premier fast bowler, Behrendorff as he just finished his four overs for 28 runs.
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WICKET! Hogg traps Stoinis lbw. Stars 82/2 in 11.3 overs
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Reverse sweep from KP bounces just short of Andrew Tye and is just a single.
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Brad Hogg into the attack. What can the wily chinaman do? Stars are 54/1 after 7
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Three consecutive fours by Marcus Stoinis ends the power play for the Stars, who are back on top. 46/1