BBL 2018: Maddinson’s storm block the Stars

BBL 2018: Maddinson’s storm block the Stars

Sydney Sixers beat Melbourne stars by 5 wickets and keep up their record over them. Sixers chase the target of 190 in 17.3 overs. On their earlier meet with Melbourne stars, Sixers beat them by 8 wickets and now they do the same thing.

All credit goes to Sixers star batsman Nick Maddinson played a superb knockout inning of (61) in just 26 balls, which overlaps the Maxwell (84). At first Sydney Sixers Captain Johan Botha won the toss and elected to field first and his decision proved wrong when Maxwell started his horoscope innings.

Maxwell scored (84)- including four big sixes and 7 boundaries before he caught by Kyle Abbott at deep mid-wicket. With his marvelous innings, Melbourne Stars end their innings with 189/5 in 20 overs. Carlos  got 2 wickets and conceded only 31 runs in his spell, while Sean Abbott seems very expensive in this match, conceded 31 runs in just two overs.

On Sydney’s side- Opener gave a solid start them. After the soft dismissal of D. Hughes, Maddinson started Fire attack through his bat to the Melbourne’s bowlers. Maddinson score (61) in just 26 deliveries, including three sixes and 9 boundaries. He hits six fours over Faulkner in their second over.

Non-striker Denly scored 72*, in this inning, and completes his 4th half-century of this tournament. This was a poor performance of Melbourne Stars bowlers, Faulkner proved quite expensive in this match, conceded 35 runs in 3 overs and got one wicket only, and Worrall conceded 39 in 3 overs and did not get any wicket.

This was the last match of Sydney Sixers in this season, while Melbourne stars have remain a match against Hobart Hurricanes on 27 January. Since both, the team are already out of this tournament, but still, this was the chance to improve your ranking in the points table. Sydney sixers are on No-7 on the points table, while Melbourne stars are last in the Table.

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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