Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 40: Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers – Stats Review
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Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 40: Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers – Stats Review

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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

Teams’ Stats

Melbourne Stars – highest total against Strikers

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Melbourne Stars (Image Credit: Twitter)

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.

Team Total (Overs) Opposition Venue Date
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.

Players’ Stats

(Melbourne Stars)

Andre Fletcher – highest individual score for Stars against Strikers

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Andre Fletcher (Image Credit: Twitter)

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.

Adam Zampa

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Adam Zampa (Image Credit: Getty Images)

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.