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Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder
KFC Twenty20 Big Bash 2015/16 (Final)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 24th January 2016 (20-over match)
Balls per over6
TossSydney Thunder won the toss and decided to field
ResultSydney Thunder won by 3 wickets
UmpiresSD Fry, SJ Nogajski
TV umpireGC Joshua
RefereeRW Stratford
ScorersJKE Higgs, MK Walsh
Reserve UmpirePJ Gillespie
Man of the MatchUsman Khawaja
Ball-by-ballInnings 1, Innings 2

Melbourne Stars inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
MP Stoinisc Russell b Watson5861-662.50
LJ Wrightb Watson232432211495.83
KP Pietersenc and b Green743964458189.74
+PSP Handscombc Hussey b Green99131-3100.00
*DJ Husseyb Kallis211418214150.00
RJ Quineyc and b Russell248--250.00
EP Gulbisc Green b McKay1611183-4145.45
A Zamparun out (Rohrer)1510131-1150.00
BW Hilfenhausnot out013--10.00
DJ Worrallrun out (Hartley)001--00.00
MA Beerdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 7 w)11
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 92 minutes, 20 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Stoinis, 1.2 ov), 2-50 (Wright, 6.6 ov), 3-85 (Handscomb, 10.4 ov), 4-131 (Hussey, 14.5 ov), 5-139 (Pietersen, 15.6 ov), 6-144 (Quiney, 16.2 ov), 7-176 (Zampa, 19.4 ov), 8-176 (Gulbis, 19.5 ov), 9-176 (Worrall, 19.6 ov)
Sydney Thunder bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Russell4   03015-124-24.007.50
Watson3   0172--9119.005.67
McKay4   04011-43124.0010.00
Kallis3   0241--83118.008.00
Fawad Ahmed2   0240--312-12.00
Green4   03721-72212.009.25

Sydney Thunder inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
Usman Khawajac Worrall b Hussey7040575310175.00
JH Kallisc Pietersen b Zampa2827364-12103.70
SR Watsonc Hussey b Stoinis677--385.71
*MEK Husseyb Zampa1815221-2120.00
AD Russellc Handscomb b Stoinis10814-13125.00
BJ Rohrernot out13921-12144.44
AC Blizzardrun out (Beer)1677213228.57
CJ Greenc Hussey b Stoinis8541-2160.00
+CD Hartleynot out003--00.00
CJ McKaydid not bat      
Fawad Ahmeddid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb, 8 w)12
Total(7 wickets, 89 minutes, 19.3 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-86 (Kallis, 9.1 ov), 2-94 (Watson, 10.3 ov), 3-123 (Usman Khawaja, 13.3 ov), 4-142 (Hussey, 15.3 ov), 5-146 (Russell, 16.3 ov), 6-163 (Blizzard, 17.6 ov), 7-172 (Green, 18.5 ov)
Melbourne Stars bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Worrall3.304202-632-12.00
Hilfenhaus2   0210--23--10.50
Beer3   0250--1041-8.33
Gulbis2   01901-2-1-9.50
Zampa4   03222181112.008.00
Stoinis4   03033-72-8.007.50
Hussey1   091--2-16.009.00

Notes
--> Melbourne Stars powerplay 1: overs 1 to 6 (43/1)
--> Sydney Thunder powerplay 1: overs 1 to 6 (62/0)
--> Melbourne Stars innings: 50 in 6.4 overs
--> Melbourne Stars innings: 100 in 11.6 overs
--> Melbourne Stars innings: 150 in 16.5 overs
--> Sydney Thunder innings: 50 in 4.5 overs
--> Sydney Thunder innings: 100 in 11.3 overs
--> Sydney Thunder innings: 150 in 16.6 overs
--> JH Kallis made his last appearance in Big Bash League matches
--> JH Kallis made his last appearance in Twenty20 matches
--> MEK Hussey made his last appearance in Big Bash League matches
--> CD Hartley made his last appearance in Big Bash League matches
--> CD Hartley made his last appearance in Twenty20 matches
--> KP Pietersen 50 in 25 balls with 4 fours and 3 sixes
--> A Zampa passed his previous highest score of 11 in Big Bash League matches
--> A Zampa passed his previous highest score of 11 in Twenty20 matches
--> Usman Khawaja 50 in 27 balls with 4 fours and 2 sixes
--> Usman Khawaja (31) and JH Kallis (15) added 50 in 29 balls for the Sydney Thunder 1st wicket

Usman Khawaja (31) and JH Kallis (15) added 50 in 29 balls for the Sydney Thunder 1st wicket