Maxi’s brutal knock, forgotten Aussie star’s six-wicket rampage end Heat
Having restricted the Heat to just 125 runs, the Stars stumbled in the chase early with Marcus Stoinis out for a second ball duck and new recruit Andrew Fletcher out for 12.
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But Glenn Maxwell (46 from 26) combined brilliantly with Hilton Cartwright (46* off 42) to make light work of the chase, winning the match with 17 balls remaining.
Earlier, Nathan Coulter-Nile starred in the first innings by taking four wickets and two run-outs.
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