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STA vs THU Dream11 Prediction – Big Bash League T20 Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats, Dream11 Team for Today’s Match

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STA vs THU Dream11 Prediction: In the Match 7 of the Big Bash League T20 2021-22 season, the Melbourne Stars will be taking on the Sydney Thunder at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 10 December (Friday). Both these teams are coming into this match after facing quite different results unfold in their respective previous outings. The Melbourne Stars did not had the best of starts in the ongoing edition of the Big Bash League T20 as they lost the tournament opener against Sydney Sixers by a massive margin of 152 runs. On the other hand, the Sydney Thunder kickstarted their campaign in an amazing manner having defeated the Brisbane Heat in their first match by a convincing margin of 7 wickets. However, it will now be really important for both these teams to do well in this tournament on a consistent basis.

STA vs THU Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

Fixture Name: Match 7, Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder

Competition: Big Bash League T20

Date: 10 December

Time: 1:45 PM IST

Ground: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

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Watch STA vs THU Live on Sony Sports Network and Sony LIV app.

Big Bash League T20 Pitch Report

The wicket and the conditions at the Melbourne Cricket Ground are expected to work in favour of the batters to a great extent. However, the bounce will also help the pace bowlers and spinners throughout the T20 match. But the batters of both the teams will enjoy batting on this wicket and thus, picking more of batters and all-rounders will be a good option from the fantasy cricket point of view.

Team Form Guide:
STA (recent last): L L L L W
THU (recent last): W L W L W


 

STA Playing 11 (likely)

Marcus Stoinis
Joe Clarke
Hilton Cartwright
Nick Larkin
Glenn Maxwell
Andre Russell

Nathan Coulter-Nile
Samuel Elliot
Adam Zampa
Qais Ahmed
Sam Rainbird

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  • There are no major injury problems in the Melbourne Stars camp.
  • They are very much likely to make a few changes for this match.
  • Glenn Maxwell will captain the team.
  • Joe Clarke will be the wicket-keeper.
  • The likes of Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Joe Clarke and Andre Russell will be expected to play a significant role in the batting department.
  • The likes of Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Qais Ahmed and Sam Rainbird will be their important bowlers.

Marcus Stoinis Stats in T20

For the Melbourne Stars, explosive opening batter Marcus Stoinis will be a key player to watch out for in this match due to his staggering power-hitting abilities. Stoinis has smashed more than 3500 runs in the T20 format of the game and can also contribute with the ball having an economy less than 9.

Matches Runs Wickets
170 3587 80

 

 

 

Glenn Maxwell Stats in T20

Melbourne Stars captain Glenn Maxwell will have to lead his side from the front in this edition of the Big Bash League T20. Maxwell had an excellent performance with the bat in the previous season where he scored a total of 379 runs from 14 games at an average of 31.58.

Matches Runs Strike-Rate
328 7251 151.06

 

THU Playing 11 (likely)

Alex Hales
Sam Whiteman
Matthew Gikes
Sam Billings
Alex Ross

Daniel Sams
Ben Cutting
Chris Green
Nathan McAndrew
Tanveer Sangha
Gurinder Sandhu

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  • Usman Khawaja will not be available for this game.
  • Chris Green will be the captain.
  • Sam Billings will don the wicket-keeping gloves.
  • They will once again depend a lot upon the likes of Alex Hales, Alex Ross, Sam Billings and Jason Sangha as their mainstay clogs with the bat.
  • The trio of Gurinder Sandhu, Tanveer Sangha and Nathan McAndrew will form an important part of the bowling attack.

Alex Hales Stats in T20

For the Sydney Thunder, explosive opening batter Alex Hales will be an important player to watch out for in this tournament due to his remarkable record in the T20 format of the game. Hales was the highest run-getter in the previous edition of the Big Bash League with an outstanding tally of 543 runs from 15 games at a phenomenal strike-rate of 161.61.

Matches Runs Strike-Rate
314 8733 145.93

 

 

 

Daniel Sams Stats in T20

Sydney Thunder left-arm pacer Daniel Sams has been a key wicket-taker in the Big Bash League T20 as seen in the opening game against Brisbane Heat and can also deliver amazingly well with the bat lower down the order. Sams picked up three crucial wickets in the opening win and ended up conceding just 22 runs in his quota of four overs.

Matches Wickets Runs
57 71 491

 

Who will win STA vs THU today match?

The Melbourne Stars will be aiming to make a strong winning comeback and the likes of Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Joe Clarke and Andre Russell will be expected to play a significant role in the batting department while the likes of Billy Stanlake, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa and Sam Rainbird will be their important bowlers. On the other hand, the Sydney Thunder will once again depend a lot upon the likes of Alex Hales, Alex Ross, Sam Billings and Jason Sangha as their mainstay clogs with the bat. The trio of Gurinder Sandhu, Tanveer Sangha and Nathan McAndrew will form an important part of the bowling attack. It is expected to be a high-scoring game between two good batting units. According to the STA vs THU today match prediction & Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder cricket betting tips, THU are the favourites to win this match.

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STA vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Sam Billings
BATTERS: Marcus Stoinis, Alex Ross, Nick Larkin, Alex Hales
ALL-ROUNDERS: Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Hilton Cartwright
BOWLERS: Adam Zampa, Gurinder Sandhu, Nathan McAndrew

STA vs THU Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams.

For Grand League: Marcus Stoinis, Alex Hales.

Kuljyot Singh

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