Stars BBL penalised for slow over rate

The Melbourne Stars BBL squad has been penalised for a slow over rate in their KFC Big Bash League match against the Adelaide Strikers at Adelaide Oval on Friday 11 January 2019.

The Stars were found to be 7 minutes behind the scheduled time to complete their 20 overs, after allowances, equating to one over short.

In accordance with the BBL Playing Conditions, the Melbourne Stars have received an official warning, while captain Nic Maddinson has received one strike.

The Stars accepted this without appeal.

Two more strikes for Maddinson for slow over rates would see him miss one match.

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