Melbourne Renegades defeated Melbourne Stars by 6 runs.
The 41st Match of the Big Bash League 2022-23 was played today between Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars at Docklands Stadium, Melbourne. In which Melbourne Renegades defeated Melbourne Stars by 6 runs.
Melbourne Stars won the toss and opt to bowl first, Melbourne Renegades batted first, and started the inning not very well, Sam Harper played a very brilliant half-century inning of 51 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 1 boundary in just 36 balls, Jonathan Wells played a very brilliant quick inning of 44 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 2 boundaries in just 24 balls, Matthew Critchley scored 23 runs in 11 balls, apart from this, Aaron Finch dismissed just for 13 runs in 6 balls, Martin Guptill 11 runs in 14 balls, Tom Rogers 5 runs, Jake Fraser 1 run, Will Sutherland remains unbeaten for 9 runs in 4 balls, and Ruwantha Kellepotha also remains unbeaten for 1 run. In this way, Melbourne Renegades scored 162 runs after losing 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs and set a target of 163 runs in front of Melbourne Stars.
Melbourne Stars bowlers Liam Hatcher took 2 wickets for 34 runs, Brody Couch took 2 wickets for 40 runs, and Adam Zampa, Luke Wood, and Clint Hinchliffe got 1-1 wicket.
Melbourne Stars chasing 163 runs in the second inning they could manage just 156 runs after losing 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs, Melbourne Stars started the inning very strongly, but the ending was very poor, Joe Clarke played a very brilliant half-century inning of 59 runs with the help of 5 sixes and 2 boundaries in just 37 balls, Beau Webster scored 29 runs in 18 balls, Thomas Rogers scored 27 runs in 23 balls, Hilton Cartwright 12 runs in 18 balls, Nick Larkin played an unbeaten inning of 21 runs in 19 balls, James Seymour dismissed just for 3 runs, Clint Hinchliffe 1 run, Clint Hinchliffe 1 run, and Brody Couch remains unbeaten without playing any ball. In this way, Melbourne Stars could manage just 156 runs after losing 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs and lost the match by 6 runs.
Melbourne Renegades bowlers Kane Richardson took 2 wickets just for 17 runs, Tom Rogers took 2 wickets for 45 runs, and Fawad Ahmed and Ruwantha Kellepotha got 1-1 wicket.
Melbourne Renegades bowler Kane Richardson was selected as the best player of the match, he performed bowling very brilliantly and took 2 wickets just for 17 runs in his spell.