The match was marred by rain during the run chase
Photo Courtesy: Sydney Thunder/Twitter Sydney Thunder defeated Melbourne Stars by 15 runs under the duckworth-lewis method in their rain-affected Big Bash League fixture in Canberra on Friday. Thunder, being sent in to bat first, posted a total of 181-5 in their 20 overs thanks to an unbeaten half-century by Jason Sangha. He scored 63 runs off 36 deliveries with the help of four boundaries and four sixes. He was supported by Daniel Sams who made 34 runs from 21 balls with a boundary and two sixes to his name. Adam Zampa and Sandeep Lamichhane took two wickets each for Melbourne. Rain stopped play at the start of the run chase and the target was revised to 90 runs in eight overs. Stars kept losing wickets on regular wickets and the side could only manage 74-6 in their eight overs. Nick Larkin remained unbeaten at 28 runs from 13 balls with the help of three boundaries and a maximum. Daniel Sams picked up three wickets for Sydney.