Melbourne Stars have become the first team ever to end a Big Bash regular season with a 100% record.
The Stars secured their eighth straight victory of the competition by beating Perth Scorchers by 20 runs at the MCG on Monday.
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Defeat for Perth means that they finish third in the standings, giving themselves an away trip to Sydney Sixers in the semi-finals. Meanwhile, the Stars will be at home to Hobart Hurricanes.
Hodge opened the batting and went on to post a top score of 61 from 43 balls, helping his team to a decent total of 161/6.
Perth's chase never really got going, as John Hastings ripped through the visitors' batting, taking three wickets for just 20 runs during his four-over spell.