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The Melbourne Stars is an Australian Twenty20 cricket team based in Melbourne, Victoria that competes in Australia's Twenty20 competition, the Big Bash League. The Stars wear a green cricket uniform and play their home matches at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
They have made the finals in every year of the Big Bash.
Starman is the official mascot of the Melbourne Stars.
In BBL|05 the Stars introduced a secondary mascot Sammy the Seagull after a seagull was struck with a cricket ball hit by Adam Voges during a Melbourne Stars and Perth Scorchers match in BBL|04 while the Stars were fielding
|S/N||Name||Nat.||Date of birth (age)||Batting style||Bowling style||Notes|
|24||Kevin Pietersen||27 June 1980||Right-handed||Right arm off spin||Visa contract|
|8||David Hussey||15 July 1977||Right-handed||Right arm off spin||Captain|
|21||Robert Quiney||20 August 1982||Left-handed||Right arm medium|
|10||Pranjal Bachani||10 January 1996||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium||6||Luke Wright||7 March 1985||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium||Visa contract|
|5||James Faulkner||29 April 1990||Right-handed||Left arm fast medium||Vice-captain|
|32||Glenn Maxwell||14 October 1988||Right-handed||Right arm off spin|
|11||John Hastings||4 November 1985||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|16||Marcus Stoinis||16 August 1989||Right-handed||Right arm medium|
|4||Evan Gulbis||26 March 1986||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|54||Peter Handscomb||26 April 1991||Right-handed||–|
|7||Tom Triffitt||13 November 1990||Right-handed||–|
|2||Sam Harper||10 December 1996||Right-handed||–|
|17||Daniel Worrall||10 July 1991||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|25||Scott Boland||11 April 1989||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|20||Ben Hilfenhaus||15 March 1983||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|19||Michael Beer||9 June 1984||Right-handed||Left arm orthodox|
|63||Adam Zampa||31 March 1992||Right-handed||Right-arm leg break|
- Big Bash:
- Jade Dernbach - England (2011)
- Luke Wright - England (2011-2015)
- Lasith Malinga - Sri Lanka (2012-2013)
- Dimitri Mascarenhas - England (2012)
- Mohammad Hafeez - Pakistan (2013)
- Kevin Pietersen - England (2014–17)
- "BBL team names and colours". 6 April 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2011.[dead link]
- "New Twenty20 Big Bash league to feature teams in pink, orange and purple as tradition is abandoned". Fox Sports (Australia). 6 April 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2011.
- "Stephen Fleming named Melbourne Stars coach". 3 News. 25 February 2015. Retrieved 12 March 2015.