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| On Dec 4, 2021 4:38 PM IST

SIX vs STA: Possible Sydney Sixers Playing 11 for Match 1 of Big Bash League


Sydney Sixers Playing 11: KFC Big Bash League 2021-22 gets underway on Sunday, as Sydney Sixers clash against Melbourne Stars in the first game of the season. The Sixers claimed their third title last time around, after defeating Melbourne Renegades in a thrilling final. Sydney Sixers have now on back to back BBL titles, and will look to complete a hattrick this season.

Team News

  • Tom Curran joins the squad after missing out on the last season.
  • Chris Jordan will join the squad for the first five games of the season.
  • The Sixers will be led by the experienced Australian all-rounder, Moises Henriques
  • Nathon Lyon is unavailable for selection as he is a part of the Australian squad for the upcoming Ashes series.

Also Read: SIX vs STA Cricket Betting Tips

SIX Playing 11 (likely)

Sydney Sixers have a well-balanced side, with enough firepower in all three departments. Ben Manenti, Stephen O’Keefe and Lloyd Pope are the leading spin bowling options for the Sixers. Their batting department is one of the strongest in the tournament, given the likes of Josh Philippe and James Vince.

Daniel Hughes, opener for the Sixers is another experienced player who has scored runs at the top of the order. Sean Abbott and Ben Dwarshuis will spearhead the pace bowling attack for the defending champions. Dan Christian and Tom Curran are the likely all-rounders to be included in the starting 11.

SIX Playing 11 (likely)

1. Daniel Hughes
2. Josh Philippe (WK)
3. James Vince
4. Moises Henriques (C)
5. Jordan Silk
6. Dan Christian
7. Tom Curran
8. Lloyd Pope
9. Stephen O’Keefe
10. Ben Dwarshuis
11. Sean Abbott

Sixers Squad

Sixers Squad: Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Dan Christian, Tom Curran (England), Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Moises Henriques, Daniel Hughes, Hayden Kerr, Ben Manenti, Stephen O’Keefe, Josh Philippe, Lloyd Pope, Jordan Silk, James Vince (England), Nick Winter

Also Read: SIX vs STA Dream11 team, Who Will Win Big Bash League – Today Match Prediction 5 December

Who are Dream11 captain, vice captain picks for Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars from SIX?


  1. James Vince in BBL last season
Name Matches Runs Average
James Vince 16 537 38.36


2. Josh Philippe in BBL last season

Name Matches Runs Average
Josh Philippe 16 508 31.75


3. Ben Dwarshuis in BBL last season

Name Matches Wickets Average
Ben Dwarshuis 12 24 16.79


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