Melbourne Stars lost by 71 runs today in the BBL against Brisbane Heat. Batting First Brisbane Heat had given a target of 187 runs.
AB de Villiars made 71 runs from just 37 bowls. Chris Lynn made 34 from 31 whereas Marnus Labuschagne made 24 runs for Brisbane Heat.
Adam Zampa bowled really well. He took 3 wickets giving 27 runs from 4 overs. Sandeep Lamichhane took a wicket giving 16 runs from 4 overs. Dilbar Hussain also took a wicket but gave 56 runs from 4 overs .
Stars didn’t batted well. None of the stars batsman played a match winning knock. Peter Handscomb made 27 runs and Nick Larkin made 22 runs. Marcus Stonnis made 17 runs from 11 balls but only this was not enough to chase a target of 187 runs.
After this Loss Stars are still at the top of the points table with 20 points in their name. Brisbane heat have 12 points and are at 5th place in the table.