Hobart Hurricanes beat Melbourne Stars in BBL 2020-21
Hosts Hobart Hurricanes registered a 21-run win over Melbourne Stars in their Big Bash League 2020-21 fixture in Hobart on Saturday.
Being sent to bat first, the Hurricanes finished at 164-5 as Dawid Malan struck a half-century. His 56-ball 75 came off seven boundaries and three maximums.
Ben McDermott chipped in with his 31 which included a four and a six whereas Colin Ingram hit a boundary and three maximums on his way to 12-ball 26.
Billy Stanlake was the pick of Melbourne bowlers as he finished with 3-25 in four overs.
In reply, captain Glenn Maxwell hit a blistering half-century but it was not enough for the side to get over the line as the visitors were restricted to 143-9 in their 20 overs.
The explosive right-hander hit six fours and five sixes on his way to 37-ball 70.
For Hurricanes, Scott Boland returned with figures of 3-22.