On Friday (15th January), during the 40th match of the BBL 10, Melbourne Stars claimed a big victory against Adelaide Strikers at Melbourne.
After Adelaide Strikers chose to field first, Melbourne Stars managed 179/2 (20 overs) in the first innings. In reply, Adelaide Strikers were bundled out for just 68 runs as Stars won by 111 runs.
Brief Scores: Melbourne Stars – 179/2 in 20 overs (Andre Fletcher 89*, Glenn Maxwell 37; Cameron Valente 1/36)
Adelaide Strikers – 68 in 14.2 overs (Matt Renshaw 20, Jonathan Wells 18; Adam Zampa 5/17)
Result – Melbourne Stars won by 111 runs
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 40: Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers – Stats Review
Melbourne Stars – highest total against Strikers
i) Melbourne Stars scored 179/2 in 20 overs. It is their highest total against Adelaide Strikers. Their previous highest total against this team was 175/8 (20 overs) at Adelaide on 27th December 2012.
– 2nd largest victory margin
i) Melbourne Stars won this match by 111 runs. It was their second largest victory margin (by runs). Their record victory margin in this list is winning by 112 runs against Melbourne Renegades at Melbourne (Docklands) on 3rd January 2015.
– 4th largest victory margin
i) While Melbourne Stars won this match by 111 runs, it was the fourth largest victory margin in BBL history.
|Team||Winning margin (by runs)||Opposition||Venue||Date|
|Sydney Sixers||145 runs||Melbourne Renegades||Hobart||13th December 2020|
|Sydney Thunder||129 runs||Melbourne Renegades||Canberra||26th December 2020|
|Melbourne Stars||112 runs||Melbourne Renegades||Melbourne (Docklands)||3rd January 2015|
|Melbourne Stars||111 runs||Adelaide Strikers||Melbourne||15th January 2021|
|Brisbane Heat||101 runs||Melbourne Renegades||Geelong||13th January 2019|
Adelaide Strikers – 3rd lowest completed total in BBL history
i) Adelaide Strikers were bundled out for just 68 runs. It was the third lowest completed total in BBL history.
|Melbourne Renegades||57 (12.4)||Melbourne Stars||Melbourne (Docklands)||3rd January 2015|
|Melbourne Renegades||60 (10.4)||Sydney Sixers||Hobart||13th December 2020|
|Adelaide Strikers||68 (14.2)||Melbourne Stars||Melbourne||15th January 2021|
|Perth Scorchers||69 (15.2)||Melbourne Stars||Perth||12th December 2012|
|Brisbane Heat||73 (16.4)||Sydney Sixers||Sydney||18th January 2018|
– largest defeat margin
i) Adelaide Strikers lost this match by 111 runs. It is their largest defeat margin (by runs). Their previous such largest losing margin was 98 runs against Perth Scorchers at Adelaide on 10th January 2013.
Andre Fletcher – highest individual score for Stars against Strikers
i) Opening batsman Andre Fletcher scored 89 not out off 49 balls. It is the highest individual score for a Melbourne Stars batsman against Adelaide Strikers. Their previous record was 88 by Brad Hodge at Adelaide on 27th December 2012.
i) The leg-spinner Adam Zampa had the bowling figures of 3.2-0-17-5.
– best bowling figures in BBL history as an Australian spinner
- It is the best bowling figures by an Australian spinner in BBL history. The previous record was 4-0-21-5 by left-arm wrist spinner D’Arcy Short (Hobart Hurricanes) against Sydney Thunder at Hobart on 24th January 2020.
– 2nd best bowling figures for Melbourne Stars
- It was the second best bowling figures for Melbourne Stars. Their record is 4-1-7-6 by Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga against Perth Scorchers at Perth on 12th December 2012.
– 3rd best bowling figures in BBL history as a spinner
- It was the third best bowling figures for a spinner in BBL history.
|Player (Team)||Bowling figures||Opposition||Venue||Date|
|Ish Sodhi (Adelaide Strikers)||3.3-0-11-6||Sydney Thunder||Sydney||18th January 2017|
|Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Brisbane Heat)||4-0-15-5||Hobart Hurricanes||Brisbane||30th December 2020|
|Adam Zampa (Melbourne Stars)||3.2-0-17-5||Adelaide Strikers||Melbourne||15th January 2021|
– 7th best bowling figures in BBL
- It was the seventh best bowling figures in BBL history.