Jason Roy and Colin Munro fire Perth Scorchers into playoffs


The Stars no longer control their own destiny, needing a win over the Sixers as well as help from other results

Perth Scorchers 182 for 4 (Roy 54, Munro 46*) beat Melbourne Stars 171 for 6 (Larkin 70, Tye 2-28) by 11 runs

Perth Scorchers continued their sizzling late season form as Jason Roy’s 28-ball half-century helped them move to the top of the table and clinch a playoff berth in an 11-run win over Melbourne Stars. Roy teamed with Liam Livingstone for a bruising 83-run opening stand that put the Scorchers in control from wire to wire. Meanwhile, the Stars no longer control their own destiny for a playoff berth, needing a win over Sydney Sixers in their final match as well as some help from other results to fall in their favor in order to reach the knockout stage.

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Peter Della Penna is ESPNcricinfo’s USA correspondent @PeterDellaPenna

Source: ESPN Crickinfo

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