In a spectacular kickoff to the BBL 2023-24 season, Brisbane Heat outclassed Melbourne Stars, captained by Glenn Maxwell, by a whopping 103 runs on December 7 at Gabba. Colin Munro’s outstanding unbeaten 99 runs played a pivotal role in Brisbane’s commanding total of 214 runs.
Colin Munro’s splendid innings comprised 99 runs from 61 balls, highlighted by nine boundaries and five sixes, narrowly missing a century. The first innings concluded with Max Bryant’s fireworks, smashing three back-to-back boundaries on the last three balls, securing 15 runs from seven deliveries and providing a thrilling finish for the Brisbane Heat.
Meanwhile, fans voiced their displeasure over Max Bryant’s finish, feeling he should have given the strike to Colin Munro, who was on the cusp of a century. Here are some reactions from the disappointed fans: