Renegades fight back to stun Stars and win Big Bash

Melbourne Renegades celebrate their first Big Bash title

Melbourne Renegades produced a stunning fightback to beat Melbourne Stars by 13 runs and win the 2018-19 Big Bash.

The Renegades made 145-5 from their 20 overs, with Tom Cooper hitting 43 not out and Dan Christian an unbeaten 38.

The Stars reached 93-0 in the 13th over in reply – but the loss of Marcus Stoinis for 39 sparked a collapse of seven wickets for 19 runs.

They needed 28 from the final over but the Renegades held firm to win the competition for the first time.

More to follow.

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