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STA vs SIX Live Score: James Vince’s 91* powers Sixes to a 6-wicket win over Melbourne Stars

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STA vs SIX Live Score: Sydney Sixers jumped to the number one position after beating Melbourne Stars on Friday. The Stars put in a brilliant batting performance to notch a total of 173 runs in the first innings. However, it didn’t prove enough as Sydney Sixers chased it down with one ball left in the match.

Thomas Rogers set the tone with a 33-ball 48, while there were valuable contributions from Cartwright (36 off 31), and Stoinis (52 off 28) as well. As for the Sixers’ bowling unit, Sean Abbott starred with the ball, picking 3 wickets for 31 runs in 4 overs.

T Murphy was also brilliant for his bowling figures of 1 for 22 in 4 overs. In reply, James Vince played an outstanding knock of 91 runs in just 49 balls. He hit 9 fours and 2 sixes en-route to a match-winning knock at a strike rate of over 150.

Wickets kept falling at the other end but Vince kept scoring boundaries and took the team closer to the target. He stitched a 45-run opening partnership with J Phillipe (10) and then a 49-run partnership for the second wicket of Daniel Hughes (28), Moises Henriques contributed 24 off 14, while Jordan Silk made 15 off 10.

All four batters got out while trying to up the ante but Vince stayed fort at one end and in the end, guided the team home with one ball remaining.

As for the Melbourne Stars’ bowling unit, Nathan Coulter-Nile was impressed with his handy spell of 1 for 20 but none of the bowlers managed to get Vince out throughout the innings.

The Melbourne Stars continue to stay at the bottom with only 2 wins in 8 matches.

STA vs SIX Scorecard:

Brief Scores: Sydney Sixers 176-4 (James Vince 91*,  Daniel Hughes 28, Nathan Coulter-Nile 1/20) beat Melbourne Stars 173-5 (Stoinis 52,  Thomas Rogers 48, Abbott 3/31) by 6 wickets

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Pratik Pathak
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