Melbourne Stars are through to the semi finals of KFC Big Bash League, and what a performance by our national pride Lamichhane. In 3.4 overs he gave a mere 11 runs, and took three wickets for his team.
The Stars were playing the Sydney Sixers and a win was crucial to advance in the tournament. Melbourne Stars won by 94 runs. Batting first, the Stars had given a target of 169 runs to the Sixers, however Sixers were all out by 13.4 overs with 74 runs. The wicket takers for Melbourne Stars were, Lamichhane – 3 wickets, Zampa -2, Worrall – 2, Maxwell – 1, Bird -1.
Lamichhane, whose 3 wickets were an important contribution to the team has proven an excellent signing for the Stars. With the win, the Stars have advanced to the semi-finals and will play the Hobart Hurricanes on Thursday (Feb 14).