The left hander signed a five-year deal in 2017 however has largely been wanting runs for the Stars
Ben Dunk has left the Melbourne Stars a 12 months earlier than his contract expires after the batsman and the membership “mutually agreed” to half methods.
Dunk signed a five-year cope with the Stars in 2017, having loved sturdy returns with Hobart Hurricanes and Adelaide Strikers, however in 42 matches has made 621 runs at 16.34 with 342 of these coming within the 2018-19 marketing campaign. This season he has made 69 runs in 5 innings.
“This was a tough determination that can enable me to discover different taking part in alternatives and finally was in the perfect pursuits for me, my household and the membership,” Dunk mentioned “I’ve totally loved my time taking part in with the Melbourne Stars and need all of them the perfect for the rest of this season and into the longer term.”
In a social media put up, he added: “Sadly I have not made probably the most of these alternatives however that’s cricket. To the followers of the Stars, you guys are superb and I am positive in time, you’ll get the last word success you deserve.
“To my team-mates from through the years, I thanks, and I stay up for seeing you all in some unspecified time in the future within the close to future.”
Having performed his final first-class cricket in 2016 and his final one-day match in 2017, Dunk has cast his profession travelling round varied leagues. He was lately retained by Lahore Qalandars within the PSL the place he made 300 runs at 37.50 with a strike-rate of 167.59 final season.
Melbourne Stars Basic Supervisor Nick Cummins mentioned: “Melbourne Stars want to thank Ben for his service during the last three seasons. We want him all the perfect sooner or later.”
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