In their return fixture in the ongoing BBL 10, Melbourne Stars took the revenge against Hobart Hurricanes after winning the match on Monday (4th January) by 10 runs.
Hobart Hurricanes captain Peter Handscomb chose to field first after winning the toss. While Stars scored 183/6 (20 overs), Hobart Hurricanes managed to reply with 173/6 (20 overs).
Brief Scores: Melbourne Stars – 183/6 in 20 overs (Marcus Stoinis 97*, Hilton Cartwright 36; Nathan Ellis 3/31)
Hobart Hurricanes – 173/6 in 20 overs (Ben McDermott 91, Dawid Malan 26; Sam Rainbird 2/22)
The Result – Melbourne Stars won by 10 runs
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 27: Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes – Stats Review
Marcus Stoinis – 2nd highest individual score against Hurricanes
i) Marcus Stoinis scored 97 not out. It was the second highest individual score for a Melbourne Stars batsman against Hobart Hurricanes. The record is 117 by Luke Wright at Hobart on 9th January 2012.
Riley Meredith – joint 2nd most wicket-taker for Hurricanes
i) The 24-year-old right-arm fast bowler Riley Meredith has picked up 39 wickets for Hobart Hurricanes. Equaling former Hurricanes player Ben Laughlin’s record (39 wickets), Meredith became the joint second most wicket-taker for Hobart Hurricanes. The leading wicket-taker for this team is leg-spinner Cameron Boyce with 43 T20 wickets for this team.
Ben McDermott – joint 2nd highest individual score against Stars
i) At chasing, opener Ben McDermott scored 91 runs. It was the joint second highest individual score for a Hobart Hurricanes batsman against Melbourne Stars. Earlier, on 26th December 2016, Hurricanes cricketer Tim Paine also scored 91 runs against the same team at Hobart. Meanwhile, the record in this list is 96 not out by D’Arcy Short at Melbourne on 14th January 2019.