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Cricket news - Stoinis shines again as Stars register sixth win

Marcus Stoinis stroked a 43 and took a four-fer

Marcus Stoinis has spot his good form once again, a star with both bat and ball to help the Melbourne Stars to keep pace with the likes of Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Renegades for a semi-final. All three teams now have 12 points and are behind leaders Hurricanes Hobart. All-rounder Stoinis first closer scored a crucial 43 to the top of the order before picking up four wickets in the chase, Brisbane heat crawled to the excretion from the 2018-19 Big Bash League.

Stars made in the beginning, a very good start after being asked bat as the opener, added to, 63. Stoinis of the attacker of the two, was four fours and a six on the way to a 29-ball 43 to get, before you are trapped legbefore. Mitchell Swepson then Ben Dunk, the fight was got rid of, his strike-rate over 100 at night. Heat is released more and more pressure as Brendan Doggett to leave Glenn Maxwell, Peter Handscomb from successive overs, the hosts reeling at 84 for 4.

To fight Stars more in the second half of the innings with Dwayne Bravo, Nic Maddinson double figures touch after the can opener. At the end of the home-page only 134 posted on the Board, providing the Heat a chance at a comeback in the tournament. But Stoinis, it was with the ball, to cause more damage. Max Bryant, the five boundaries hit, if Brendon McCullum had to fight, at the other end, was dismissed as the first, and the all-rounder, and in the next over, Adam Zampa trapped, the dangerous Chris Lynn for a four-ball-duck-to-heat under pressure.

Bravo was in fact freed by Alex Ross and 54/4, the visitors urgently needed to put a partnership, itself, in dispute. Matt Renshaw and Jimmy Peirson arrested the slide with a vital 57-run stand and all of a sudden, the pendulum struck again. Need 24 to retract an important win, the heat is stifling, to be released as a Stoinis returned, runs from 20 balls both the set batsman. He added one more to his account as Ben Cutting was for a 10-ball 6 in a decisive Phase. Defense 13 in the final over, Bravo conceded only eight seal with a narrow victory.

Brief scores: Melbourne Stars 134/8 in 20 overs (Marcus Stoinis 43; Ben Cutting 2-10, Mitchell Swepson 2-26) beat Brisbane Heat 129/8 in 20 overs (Matt Renshaw 45, Jimmy Peirson 26; Marcus Stoinis 4-21) by five runs.

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