A BARROW born cricket star played his part in the latest win for Perth Scorchers.

The Scorchers defeated Melbourne Renegades by 96 runs, with the help of Barrow’s Liam Livingstone.

Held on Sunday, the two sides played out an exciting match, but the Perth side emerged with a dominant win.

The Scorchers’ win saw an incredible middle-order partnership between Josh Inglis and Colin Munro, who combined for a match-defining third wicket stand of 117. Inglis was declared man of the match for his performance.

Livingstone, born in Barrow, is an all-rounder, and starred in the game.

Livingstone gained recognition in 2015 for scoring 350 off 138 balls for his club side Nantwich.

This was reported to be one of the highest individual scores in one-day history.

He went on be Lancashire’s stand-in Captain in 2017 and was later named for a place on England’s 2020 International (T20I) squad for their series against South Africa.

He has also played for such teams as Karachi Kings, Rajasthan Royals and Peshawar Zalmi.

Livingstone currently plays No 7 for Perth Scorchers.

The Scorchers scored a total of 185 runs, from 20 overs, while Renegades scored 89 runs from 12.5 overs. Livingstone scored 20 runs during the game.