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| On Dec 4, 2021 5:36 PM IST

SIX vs STA: Possible Melbourne Stars Playing 11 for Match 1 of Big Bash League


Melbourne Stars Playing 11: Melbourne Stars kickstart their 2021-22 Big Bash league campaign against defending champions, Sydney Sixers. The Stars had a dismal campaign last time around, as they finished seventh on the points table. Glenn Maxwell, who is fresh off Australia’s T20 World Cup winning campaign in UAE last month, will lead Melbourne Stars this season.

Team News

  • Glenn Maxwell will lead Melbourne Stars this season.
  • Adam Zampa, one of the standout performers at the T20 World Cup will lead the spin bowling department.
  • Marcus Stoinis and Hilton Cartwright are the all-rounder options for the Stars.
  • Peter Nevill will assume the wicket-keeping duties in the first game of the season.
  • Qais Ahmad and Nathan Coulter Nile are not a part of the squad against Sydney Sixers.


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STA Playing 11 (likely)

Melbourne Stars probably have one of the strongest sides in the competition this season. They have three members which were part of Australia’s T20 World Cup winning campaign a few weeks ago. Glenn Maxwell had a terrific IPL season, but was unable to deliver consistent performances at the World Cup.

Joe Clarke is expected to bat in the top order for Melbourne Stars. Hilton Cartwright and Beau Webster will occupy the middle order slots for their team. Meanwhile, Stoinis has amassed several runs in BBL, opening the innings for his side. There is no reason for him to be pushed lower down the innings, as he continues to give his side a good start. Adam Zampa will spearhead the spin bowling department.

STA Playing 11 (likely)

1. Marcus Stoinis
2. Joe Clarke
3. Nick Larkin
4. Glenn Maxwell (c)
5. Hilton Cartwright
6. Beau Webster
7. Peter Nevill (Wk)
8. Sam Elliot
9. Tom O’Connell
10. Adam Zampa
11. Sam Rainbird

Stars Squad

Stars Squad: Hilton Cartwright, Joe Clarke (England), Sam Elliott,  Clint Hinchcliffe, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell, Tom O’Connell, Sam Rainbird, Marcus Stoinis, Beau Webster, Adam Zampa, Peter Nevill, Brody Couch, Syed Faridoun


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  1. Marcus Stoinis in BBL last season
Name Matches Runs Average
Marcus Stoinis 13 396 33


2. Adam Zampa in BBL last season

Name Matches Wickets Average
Adam Zampa 12 19 17.47


3. Glenn Maxwell in BBL last season

Name Matches Runs Average
Glenn Maxwell 14 379 31.58


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