SIX vs STA Today Match Prediction: The Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Stars will feature in the Match 1 of the Big Bash League 2021. The Sydney Sixers are the defending champions of the tournament. The England pace bowlers like Chris Jordan and Tom Curran are the new signings for the team in this season.
The Melbourne Stars did not played well in the last season and finished at the 7th position. Most of the players of the last season are intact for the team, and have added top order batter Joe Clarke and spinner Qais Ahmad into the team, with the latter expected to arrive after the first match gets underway.
Form guide (Last 5 games)
SIX- W W W L W
STA- L L L W W
Team record at Sydney in T20
SIX- 5 wins in 7 games
STA- 2 wins in 7 games
Standings on Big Bash League 2020 points table
SIX – 1
Sydney Sixers had a terrific last season. They clinched the trophy with a win against the Perth Scorchers. They did very well throughout the season, and made themselves stand at the top of the table in the end. It was a complete team performance, which was outstanding and that got them through the season very calmly and successfully.
Melbourne Stars did not have a great time last season. They were tanking down in the points table with not many wins and ended up at last second on the table in the end. Stars did won five games, but that weren’t enough for them to qualify ahead and they failed to do so. Although, they did have a decent time.
The Sixers have been a terrific side in the Big Bash League history. With the core players who won the last season still intact, they are expected to start the tournament well with a victory in the SIX vs STA Dream11 Prediction. The team’s combinations are quite sought out and will be a tough competition to be named in their 11 as well. While the Melbourne Stars will have to find contributions from their experienced all rounders, who have been terrific in the T20 format. The Betway website suggests the win of Sixers in the opening fixture of the Big Bash League 2021.
Betway: SIX 1.66, STA 2.10
Tom Curran/ Chris Jordan
The top picks from the Sydney Sixers team will be James Vince and Sean Abbott.
James Vince Stats in Big Bash League
Sean Abbott Stats in Big Bash League
The key players for Melbourne Stars can be Adam Zampa and Marcus Stoinis.
Marcus Stoinis Stats in Big Bash League
Adam Zampa Stats in Big Bash League
Today match score: The team batting first have to put up a score of 160 to give their bowlers enough to defend and win the match.
Today pitch report: The pitch at Sydney is expected to offer assistance to the batters in the opening game of the season. While the pace bowlers need to be particular about their lengths to contain runs.
Big Bash League T10 Time Table: SIX vs STA December 5 at Sydney
Where to watch Big Bash League live score: Colors Cineplex, Voot
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