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STA vs THU Dream11 Match Prediction | Big Bash League 2019-20 | Team News

Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder Match Preview:

STA vs THU Dream11 Match Prediction: Table Toppers Melbourne Stars will host Sydney Thunder in the 2nd game on Wednesday in ongoing Big Bash League. The Stars have been in great form this season as Glenn Maxwell-led side has won 5 games and lost only 1 out of their 6. They currently are on a 3-match winning run. Sydney Thunder, on the other hand, are losing the plot with each game after a bright start this season. The Thunder have won 3 and lost 3 out of their 6 games so far. They also have lost their last 2 games. While the Star will look to keep dominating their opponents to affirm their position in the points table, The Thunder will try to snap their losing streak against the hosts.


Match Details:

Big Bash League 2019-20 – Match 28
Date: Wednesday, 8 January 2020
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Time: 1:40 PM IST


Head to Head (Last 5 games)-

Sydney Thunder: 3
Melbourne Stars: 2


Venue Stats (Domestic T20s):

Total Games Played: 38
Batting First Won: 13
Batting Second Won: 23
Tie: 2
Avg. Score Batting FIrst: 156
Highest Score: Melbourne Stars 208/7
Lowest Score: Sydney Sixers 74/10


Last Result at the Venue:

Melbourne Renegades 142/9 lost to Melbourne Stars 143/2 by 8 wickets – 4 Jan 2020 – BBL 2019-20


STA vs THU Dream11 – Melbourne Stars Team News:

Injury Update: No injury updates.

Team Combination:

  • The Stars have announced a 13-men squad with 2 changes.
  • Haris Rauf and Hilton Cartwright have returned to the squad.
  • Haris Rauf will replace the outgoing Dale Steyn in the playing 11.
  • The rest of the playing 11 is expected to remain the same.

STA Playing 11 (Expected):

Haris Rauf, Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell (C), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben Dunk, Peter Handscomb (Wk), Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall, Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, and Sandeep Lamichhane.


STA vs THU Dream11 – Sydney Thunder Team News:

Injury Update: No injury update.

Team Combination:

  • Sydney Thunder have announced their 13-men squad with 2 changes.
  • Jonathan Cook and Nathan McAndrew have returned to the squad in place of Gurinder Sandhu and Liam Bowe.
  • Nathan McAndrew is expected to replace Brendan Doggett in the playing 11.

THU Playing 11 (Expected):

Callum Ferguson (C), Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Chris Morris, Chris Tremain, Alex Ross, Chris Green, Arjun Nair, Brendan Doggett, Daniel Sams, and Matthew Gilkes (Wk).


STA vs THU Dream11 Squads:

Melbourne Stars Squad-

Marcus Stoinis, Nic Maddinson, Ben Dunk, Glenn Maxwell (C), Nick Larkin, Peter Handscomb, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall, Sandeep Lamichhane, Haris Rauf, Hilton Cartwright, and Clint Hinchliffe.

Sydney Thunder Squad-

Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson (C), Matthew Gilkes, Alex Ross, Chris Morris, Daniel Sams, Chris Green, Arjun Nair, Nathan McAndrew, Brendan Doggett, Jonathan Cook, and Chris Tremain.


THU vs STA Dream11 Tips and Predictions-

Fantasy Picks Sydney Thunder:

  • Callum Ferguson – 253 runs in 7 games – 50.60 average
  • Daniel Sams – 14 wickets in 7 games – 10 strike rate
  • Chris Morris – 8 wickets in 5 games – 13.5 strike rate

Fantasy Picks Melbourne Stars:

  • Marcus Stoinis – 281 runs in 6 games – 70.25 average
  • Glenn Maxwell – 169 runs and 4 wickets in 6 matches
  • Haris Rauf – 10 wickets in 3 games – 5.91 economy rate

THU vs STA Dream11 Fantasy Team:

Who will win Today Match?

Melbourne Stars are expected to win this game.

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