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Melbourne Stars Vs Sydney Sixers Dream 11 Fantasy Team Predictions

Big Bash League 2017-18

Match details:

Tournament- Big Bash League 2017-18

Stadium- MCG, Melbourne

Date and Time- January 16; 07:40 PM


Match Info:

The next game of the Big Bash League 2017-18 is believed to be an enthralling contest. Melbourne Stars and Sixers will lock horns in the 30th match of the Big Bash League 2017-18 tomorrow. The Melbourne Cricket Ground will tomorrow witness the clash. Both the teams have announced their squad. While Stars are excited to play in front of their home crowd, Sixers are high on confidence after their last win over Thunders by 8 wickets. The MLS Vs SDS match preview is listed below.



Pitch Report:

The MCG is one of  the finest cricket pitches in the world. The MCG pitch offers a fine balance between bat and ball. From time to time, it provides assistance to bowlers with mostly genuine bounce, and later on, aids the batsmen to open their arms.


Ground Stats:

Avg 1st inn score-140

Avg 2nd inn score-128

Highest Total-184/3 (20 Ov) by Ind vs Aus

Lowest Total- 74/10 (17.3 Ov) by Ind vs Aus

Highest Chased- 172/5 (20 Ov) by SL vs Aus

Lowest Defended- 127/10 (18.4 Ov) by Aus vs Pak


MLS Team News-

  • Melbourne Stars will play with an unchanged squad
  • They have announced a 13-member unchanged squad
  • Skipper John Hastings will lead the team


MLS Squad-

John Hastings (c), Liam Bowe, Jackson Coleman, Ben Dunk, Daniel Fallins, James Faulkner, Seb Gotch, Evan Gulbis, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Kevin Pietersen, Dan Worrall, Luke Wright


MLS Probable Playing 11-

Kevin Pietersen, Peter Handscomb (wk), John Hastings (c), Glenn Maxwell, Ben Dunk, Evan Gulbis, James Faulkner, Daniel Worrall, Seb Gotch, Jackson Coleman, Daniel Fallins



SDS Team News-

  • Sixes have also named an unchanged 13-member squad
  • Johan Botha will lead the team


SDS Squad-

Johan Botha, Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Carlos Brathwaite, Joe Denly, Ben Dwarshuis, Moises Henriques, Daniel Hughes, Nathan Lyon, Nic Maddinson, Peter Nevill, Daniel Sams, Jordan Silk


SDS Probable Playing 11-

Johan Botha (c), Peter Nevill (wk), Moises Henriques,  Nathan Lyon, Carlos Brathwaite, Sean Abbott, Nic Maddinson, Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, Joe Denly, Ben Dwarshuis


Please note: The MLS Vs SDS match preview we are providing here is based on our research and understanding. Please choose your own playing 11 from the squad listed above.


Key Players:


Kevin Pietersen (MLS)

Glenn Maxwell (MLS)

Both have been in very good form from last few matches. They can multiply the run rate with their strokes.

Joe Denly (SDS)

Daniel Hughes (SDS)

These two openers can really blast runs with a strike rate of 120+



Jackson Coleman(MLS)

He was the most wicket taker bowler in the last match.

Moises Henriques (SDS)

He has been a consistent wicket taker bowler for Sixers.



Peter Handscomb (MLS)

Peter comes as an opener and gave a good start in last match.


India Fantasy Tip: Pick players from both the squads.

MLS Vs SDS Dream 11 Team Predictions-

Note: Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update.

Dheeraj Singh

A 90's born who has witnessed Sachin becoming "The God", Dhoni becoming "The only Captain to have won all the ICC trophies" and Kohli turning into a "run-machine". Cricket is something I am crazy for and I try to deliver the best and true I can in my every writing.