The Stars lost wickets in heaps and never looked like gaining the upper hand in the run-chase.
Cricket Australia also denied any possibility of moving the final to a new city for a final to happen.
All the key stats and numbers that matter ahead of the BBL 2019-20 final between Sixers and Stars.
If the match gets rained off, then the Sixers will be the BBL champions on account of hosting the final after winning the Qualifier.
Steve OKeefe was awarded Man of the Match for his brilliant bowling.
Melbourne Stars won eight games on the trot in the league-stage and were one of the first sides to qualify for the playoffs.
Pakistan fast bowling sensation Haris Rauf has returned to the Stars.
Josh Philippe also played a brilliant knock of 61 runs against Melbourne Renegades.
The in-form duo of Josh Philippe and Daniel Hughes will also be aiming to propel Sixers to an explosive start.
Both Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne got out in the single digits on their BBL return.