THU vs STA Prediction, Free Cricket Betting Tips: This is a return fixture. These two sides met in the first week of the competition before and at that time it was the Stars who had the last laugh. But since then a lot has changed, and right now both teams are as strong as each other.
Cricket Prediction, Today Dream11 Match Details
Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars, BBL 2020 Match 19
Date & Time: 29 December 2020, 01:45 PM IST
Manuka Oval, Canberra, Australia
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Wicket Keeper: N Pooran, S Billings
Batsmen: Andre Fletcher, H Cartwright, Callum Ferguson
All Rounders: Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, D Sams
Bowlers: T Sangha, B Stanlake, N Coulter Nile
Suitable Captaincy Choice: D Sams, G Maxwell
Suitable VC Choices: C Ferguson, M Stoinis
Bet365- THU- 2.15, STA- 1.75
Betway- THU- 2.05, STA- 1.66
Prominent betting sides are predicting Melbourne Stars to win this match comfortably.
Melbourne Stars to win this match
Both teams have one of the strongest squads in the competition. But Stars have a large number of individual match-winners who can turn the match in their favour on any given day. So Stars is expected to win this match as per STA vs THU today match prediction.
Online cricket betting tips- Place your money on Stars.
Head to Head (overall)
Head to Head (in Manuka Oval)
After a heartbreaking loss in the last match, the Stars will have the services of opener Stoinis for this game. This will be a confidence booster for the Maxwell led team. For Thunders, Englishmen Sam Billings will make his first appearance of BBL 2020 in this match after serving the mandatory quarantine.
THU Playing XI: Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson, Sam Billings, Oliver Davies, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Chris Green, Nathan McAndrew, Adam Milne, Tanveer Sangha
STA Playing XI: Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Hilton Cartwright, Nicholas Pooran, Ben Dunk, Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Liam Hatcher, Billy Stanlake, Zahir Khan
Manuka Oval is traditionally good for both batting and bowling. The average score on this ground falls around 180. So taking into account the squad composition of both teams it is better to chase on this venue on winning the toss.
If Stars bats first: 190-200
If Thunders bats first: 160-170
Players who are expected to perform well as per THU vs STA Dream11 Teams.
STA- Marcus Stoinis
He is a superstar in the BBL. Home conditions suit his style of play. Recent performance in the IPL also proves that he is in fine nick. Moreover, he will be opening the batting for Stars.
THU- Alex Hales
He was the second-leading run-scorer in the previous edition of the BBL. Expect one more such season from this seasoned T20 campaigner.
STA- Adam Zampa
He is probably the most skillful bowler to play in this match. His crafty leg-spin will come in handy in tackling the strong Thunder's batting unit.
THU- Daniel Sams
He was their leading wicket-taker in the last BBL. His contribution with the ball will come in handy if they are to pose any threat to the strong Stars batting unit.
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