Glenn Maxwell is the captain of Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League. In this match, these star players could not show the talent of their bat.
Two players of Adelaide Strikers gave Glenn Maxwell a headache. (Pic Credit BBL)
Adelaide Strikers (Adelaide Strikers) Big Bash League on Saturday (Big Bash League) Melbourne Stars in the match played in (Melbourne Stars) was defeated by 23 runs. Batting first, Adelaide scored 155 runs for the loss of six wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Melbourne Stars team could score only 132 runs for the loss of eight wickets after playing the entire over. Adelaide’s victory had two heroes. Jonathan Wells showed amazing with the bat, while Henry Thornton with the ball. Wells played an innings of 73 runs in 49 balls with the help of six fours and a six. Henry gave only 26 runs in his quota of four overs and took four wickets in his name.
The captain of Melbourne Stars is Glenn Maxwell who is known for his stormy batting but his bat could not make more than 16 runs in this match. Hilton Cartwright scored the highest 49 runs for Melbourne Stars. In his 35-ball innings, this batsman hit two fours and three sixes.
Maxwell won the toss
Maxwell won the toss in this match and decided to bowl first. Taking the wicket of Matt Renshaw in the second ball of the third over, Melbourne Stars started well and continued to take wickets but Wales held on to one end and kept running the scoreboard. Renshaw scored two runs. Matthew Short could not go beyond 33 runs. Ian Cockbain could only score 17 runs. Thomas Kelly could not go beyond five. Wells stayed till the end and got out on the last ball of the innings.
Henry showed amazing after Wales
Melbourne Stars team got a target of 156 runs. This target is not much in terms of T20 but Melbourne’s team could not achieve it. Maxwell came to open the innings with Joe Clarke. Maxwell became Henry’s victim on the second ball of the third over. There was a strange coincidence here. Adelaide’s wicket also fell on the second ball of the third over for a total of 22 and Melbourne’s too. Clarke was out after 10 runs. Beau Webster could only score eight runs. He was also dismissed by Henry. Marcus Stoinis could only score one run.
Hilton Cartwright was batting brilliantly for Melbourne and was close to his half-century but Henry dashed his hopes and he missed the half-century by one run. Cartwright’s wicket fell on the second ball of the 19th over and with this the hopes of Melbourne’s victory also ended.
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