Big Bash STA vs SCO Dream11 Prediction: Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers Dream11 Team

Updated on: Dec 13, 2023 11:58 am IST

Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers BBL 2023-24 7th match Dream11

The 7th match of the Big Bash League 2023 will see Melbourne Stars (STA) squaring off against Perth Scorchers (SCO) at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday, December 13.

Let’s take a look at our fantasy preview for this game.

Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers, Match 7 of Big Bash League, 2023-24

13 December, 1.45 PM IST

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia

Big Bash STA vs SCO Dream11 Prediction

Second match for Melbourne Stars in this tournament. They faced a 103-run defeat in their opening match against the Brisbane Heat. Now they will try their best to get along those two points in the points table.

Perth Scorchers, on the other hand, missing an abandoned match due to pitch conditions in Geelong, are the defending champions and will want to start their campaign on a high note.

Form Guide
Melbourne Stars – LLLLL

Perth Scorchers – NWWWW

Melbourne Cricket Ground Pitch Report

The pitch at the MCG is one of the most balanced pitches in Australia. Bowlers, especially Sears, get some help early and calmer batsmen can play their heads more freely.

Last T20 result at the venue (25 JAN 2023)

STA – 119/7 (Pacers – 1w, Spinners – 6w)

THU – 120/7 (18.5) (Pacers – 3w, Spinners – 3w)

Sidney Thunder won by 3 wickets.

STA Playing 11

  1. Tom Fraser Rogers
  2. Sam Harper (wk)
  3. Marcus Stoinis (c)
  4. Hilton Cartwright
  5. Beau Webster
  6. Nick Larkin
  7. Liam Dawson
  8. Usama Mir
  9. Joel Paris
  10. Haris Rauf
  11. Mark Steketee

Melbourne Stars Team News

  • Maxwell suffered the injury whilst batting against the Brisbane Heat on Thursday night and will start his rehabilitation immediately.
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile will undergo scans this weekend to determine damage to a calf injury suffered whilst bowling against the Brisbane Heat.
  • Joe Burns & Olly Stone have been dropped from the squad and Imad Wasim has not joined the squad yet.
  • Haris Rauf is available for this match.
  • Batting order should remain the same.

STA Key Players

Haris Rauf Stats

Haris Rauf Last 5 T20 innings BBL Wickets Bowling Stats vs SCO T20 bowling records in MCG Vice Captain choice
2/32, 3/20, 1/40, 1/42, 0/39 30 Wickets in 18 Matches 5 Wickets in 3 Matches 15 Wickets in 9 matches          ✅  

Hilton Cartwright Stats

Hilton Cartwright Last 5 innings in BBL BBL Runs Batting Stats vs Scorchers T20 Stats at MCG Vice Captain choice
33, 36, 33*, 7, 12 1638 Runs in 83 Matches 166 Runs in 7 Innings 491 Runs in 18 Innings         ❌  

SCO Playing 11

  1. Stephen Eskinazi
  2. Cooper Connolly
  3. Aaron Hardie
  4. Josh Inglis (wk)
  5. Ashton Turner
  6. Laurie Evans
  7. Nick Hobson
  8. Jhye Richardson
  9. Andrew Tye
  10. Hamish McKenzie
  11. Jason Behrendorff

Perth Scorchers Team News

  • Ashton Agar, Zak Crawly, Mitchell Marsh and Lance Morris are not available for the 2nd match as well. Scorchers will face the stars with an unchanged squad from the last match.
  • Batting order should remain the same.

SCO Key Players

Andrew Tye Stats

Andrew Tye Last 5 innings in T20 Leagues BBL Wickets T20 Bowling vs Stars T20 Stats at MCG Vice captain choice
0/27, 3/32, 1/55, 2/48, 2/15 144 Wickets in 102 Matches 27 Wickets in 14 Innings 7 Wickets in 4 Innings         ✅  

Josh Inglis Stats

Josh Inglis Last 5 T20 innings in BBL BBL Runs Batting Stats vs Stars T20 Stats at MCG Captain or Vice Captain choice
33, 36, 33*, 7, 12 1502 Runs in 66 Matches 203 Runs in 8 Innings 38 Runs in 2 Innings         ✅  

Who will win today’s Big Bash League match?

  • 22 times they clashed with each other, Scorchers have a lead of 13-8.
  • They clashed 7 times with each other at MCG. The home team has a lead of 4-3.

STA vs SCO Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: J Inglis, S Harper

Batsmen: H Cartwright, A Turner

All-rounders: A Hardie, M Stoinis

Bowlers: J Behrendorff, J Richardson, A Tye, H Rauf, U Mir

Who are Best Captain Options for STA vs SCO Dream11 Team?

For Small League, Head to Head contest: A Hardie, J Behrendorff

For Grand League, Mega Contest: J Inglis, H Rauf

What are STA vs SCO Fantasy Tips?

  • Spinners might be good on this surface. We can expect a score of around 150-170.
  • Making Ashton Turner as a captain or vice-captain can be a game-changer for you. He will bowl as there is only one spinner in the squad.

Where to watch STA vs SCO Live?

Star Sports Network and Hotstar

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