Perth Scorchers’ massive total of 229 runs proves too much to chase for Melbourne Stars as Stars fall short of the margin of 61 runs at Junction Oval on Friday. Catch all match updates and live scores of BBL12 and Perth Scorchers vs. Melbourne Stars match 12 highlights.
FAF DU PLESSIS AND NICK HOBSON LIT THE STADIUM.
Perth Scorchers vs. Melbourne Stars match 12 highlights: After losing to Hobart Hurricanes, Perth Scorchers being on the winning track again set a gigantic total of 229 runs against Melbourne Stars, which Stars failed to chase and fell short by 61 runs at Junction Oval on Friday.
Coming to bat and facing the first ball, Scorchers seemed to be batting on the flat surface as Faf du Plessis was producing cracking sounds with the bat.
Adam Lyth wanted to join Du Plessis, but Marcus Stoinis saw him step forward, using his tactics bowled a short delivery which halted Adam Lyth on 7.
Lyth’s dismissal did not affect Scorchers much as Nick Hobson began smashing from his end too. Both batters helped Scorchers cross the 100-run mark in just 10 overs of the game.
The disturbing partnership for Stars needed to be broken and Luke Wood came as a saviour and brought Faf du Plessis back with him. Di Plessis’ innings ended on 68, including five sixes and six fours in Perth Scorchers vs. Melbourne Stars match 12 highlights.
JOSH INGLIS CONTINUES THE SHOW AND SCORCHERS FINISH ON 229.
Nick Hobson who was about to score his first and the fastest half-century of this season edged himself to the keeper. When everything seemed controlled for Stars, Josh Inglis came with a storm of runs and led Scorchers to an enormous total of 229.
Josh Inglis hit six sixes and five fours in his fiery innings of 74 runs. Aaron Hardie’s 30 runs just added some more spice to the drama.
LUKE WOOD GETS HIS FIRST FIFER OF THE BBL12.
Luke Wood only bowler who did some damage to Scorchers and managed to get his first fifer of the tournament, conceding 50 runs in Perth Scorchers vs. Melbourne Stars match 12 highlights.
JASON BEHRENDORFF AND PETER HATZOGLOU DO NOT LET STARS SETTLE FOR A STRONG START.
Stars looked in a good shape for the first three overs as Joe Clarke came with a six and two fours, but Jason Behrendorff had his work to do. He picked both openers in the same over and left Stars in trouble.
Marcus Stoinis’ bat kept quiet in another match as he only scored a single-digit score.
Beau Webster and Nick Larkin spend some time at the crease to put Stars out of this troublesome situation and contributed a 50-run partnership, but Stars needed more than that.
Peter Hatzoglou broke this crucial partnership, sending Nick Larkin to the dugout. Beau Webster became the 2nd victim of Hatzoglou.
It was a bad day for Stars as none of their batters scored even a single fifty.
Jason Behrendorff secured three wickets and Hatzoglou got 2 wickets.
Jhye Richardson, Aston Agar, and Andrew Tye had to be satisfied with just one wicket, but that was enough to put Stars on the back foot.
Climbing a mountain of 229 runs, Melbourne Stars scored 168 with the loss of 8 wickets, and Perth Scorchers claimed a victory with a good margin of 61 runs that would for sure help them in net run rate.
Perth Scorchers with 2 wins and a loss stand in the 3rd position on the points table of BBL12. This was all in Perth Scorchers vs. Melbourne Stars match 12 highlights.