| On Updated : Dec 28, 2020 11:30 PM IST

THU vs STA Today Match Prediction Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars dream11 team Today 29 December

THU vs STA today match prediction: After a heartbreaking loss, Melbourne Stars will be hoping to comeback strong in this game and they also will have the services of Marcus Stoinis at the top of the order.

The Englishman Sam Billings will slot in at the middle order for Sydney Thunder and they have a well rounded side as well.

Lets take a look at THU vs STA dream11 prediction

THU vs STA dream11 match today

Lets bring out the strengths and weaknesses of both the sides in THU vs STA today match prediction

Strengths

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Sydney Thunder (THU)

  • Sam Billings is playing this game and he is in terrific form at the moment. He will add some massive stability in the middle order.
  • Their bowling unit looks complete with Adam Milne’s raw pace and Daniel Sams’s left arm angle, their bowling attack is certainly hard to score runs against for the opposition.

Melbourne Stars (STA)

  • Marcus Stoinis is back at the top of the order.
  • Liam Hatcher has been the real find for them in this season so far.
  • Zahir Khan provides a new variety to their bowling attack.

Weaknesses

Sydney Thunder (THU)

  • They don’t have a left hand batsman in their line up in the middle order which can be a disadvantage as Melbourne Stars have 2 wrist spinners who are capable to take the ball away from the right hand batsmen.

Melbourne Stars (STA)

  • Ben Dunk has been inconsistent for one more time in this season
  • Their death bowling can be bit of a concern if Nathan Coulter-Nile is taken apart.

Form guide (Last 5 games)

THU- WWWLL

STA- LNRWWL

Records at Canberra (T20 format)

THU- 5 wins, 3 defeats and 1 NR in 9 games

STA- 2 wins and 1 loss in 3 games

THU vs STA playing11

THU Playing 11

Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson, Sam Billings, Oliver Davies, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Chris Green, Nathan McAndrew, Adam Milne, Tanveer Sangha

STA Playing 11

Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Hilton Cartwright, Nicholas Pooran, Ben Dunk, Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Liam Hatcher, Billy Stanlake, Zahir Khan

BBL 2020 Prediction: THU vs STA who will win today?

The odds are in favor of Melbourne Stars according to the betting sites in THU vs STA who will win today match section

Bet365- THU- 2.15, STA- 1.75

Betway- THU- 2.05, STA- 1.66

THU vs STA dream11 team prediction tips

In THU vs STA dream11 prediction, lets bring out the important players from both the sides for fantasy leagues.

Marcus Stoinis: The destructive opener is back for Melbourne Stars and he walks straight into the playing 11 in all types of leagues. He has had a quiet BBL so far and can expect a big knock from the big unit.

Nicholas Pooran: He came and conquered the BBL. He smacked 65 off 26 balls including 8 maximums against Sydney Sixers. THU don’t have any express fast bowler to trouble Nicholas Pooran. Leave him out of the team at your own risk.

Callum Ferguson: He is always there and thereabout in Sydney Thunder matches. Being the captain, he found his touch early on in the season and has been getting runs in a consistent manner. He can be a valuable pick.

Daniel Sams: He is slowly becoming a BBL veteran and a champion all rounder. He is performing with both the bat and the ball. He has been used as a pinch hitter by Thunder and is a complete package.

Other picks: Adam Milne, Adam Zampa, Sam Billings and Glenn Maxwell are all must picks in the fantasy leagues.

Today THU vs STA match score: Team batting first will look to score around 175.

Today match pitch report: It will be a decent T20 deck with spinners getting enough assistance.

Who won last game: STR won the game by 71 runs against SCO.

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