All the statistical highlights from only the 2nd defeat of the season for the Melbourne Stars.
Nowadays, many players play for more than three or four teams as well in a year apart from their national side.
Josh Philippe scored an unbeaten 81 from 44 balls in the first match against the Perth Scorchers.
The Sixers, meanwhile, released wicketkeeper Peter Nevill to make room for Smith in the team.
The 9th edition of Big Bash League starts from December 17.
These Australian stars have been scoring heavily in the BBL so they deserve their due credit in the form of an IPL contract in the upcoming auctions.
Alex Hales has signed a one-year deal and will join Chris Morris as the second overseas player with the side.
Speaking ahead of his new journey, the legendary batsman said he is excited to play in the Big Bash League.
The new rule applies to the tied finals of BBL 2019-20.
If the Stars manage to sign the South African star, it would prove to be a huge marketing and business boost for the franchise.