STA vs HEA Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat – 11 December 2020 (Canberra). Two teams with some destructive top-order players are up against each other.
Melbourne Stars will take on Brisbane Heat in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at the Manuka Oval in Canberra. The premier T20 competition of Australia is finally here.
The Stars have lost the last two finals of the BBL and, this is going to be a big season for them. Maxwell and Stoinis are in a brilliant batting form whereas, the form of Zampa in bowling is a big plus. The arrival of Andre Fletcher is a boost, whereas the fitness of Coulter-Nile is also going to play a crucial part. This team looks set to play well in the tournament.
Brisbane Heat are going to miss the majority of their bowlers in this game. Morkel and Mujeeb are already out whereas, Swepson is going to play for the Australia A side. Chris Lynn would like to dominate the bowlers whereas, he would like support from others as well. The arrival of Daniel Lawrence is going to play a big part for this side.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been good for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score at this ground is 171.
Total BBL Games Played: 5; Bat 1st Won: 3; Bat 2nd Won: 2.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:45 PM IST, Live on Sony Six
Probable XI for both sides:-
Melbourne Stars – Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Hilton Cartwright, Glenn Maxwell, Nick Larkin, Ben Dunk, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Clint Hinchcliffe, Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake, Dilbar Hossain.
Brisbane Heat – Chris Lynn, Max Bryant, Sam Heazlett, Daniel Lawrence, Tom Cooper, Jimmy Pearson, Simon Milenko, Matthew Kuhnemann, Ben Laughlin, Xavier Bartlett, Connor Sully.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Lynn, Adam Zampa, and Hilton Cartwright.
STA vs HEA Team Wicket-Keeper
Jimmy Pearson (Price 8) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Pearson is the only keeper who is going to play the game, whereas none of them will make an impact.
STA vs HEA Team Batsmen
Hilton Cartwright (Price 8.5) and Andre Fletcher (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Melbourne Stars. Cartwright scored 230 runs last season at an average of 38.33 whereas, Fletcher scored over 4500 T20 runs. Both of them are going to play in the top-order and are fine players in this format.
Chris Lynn (Price 10.5) and Max Bryant (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Brisbane Heat. Lynn scored 387 runs last season whereas, he is the highest ever BBL run-scorer as well. Bryant, on the other hand, is picked just on the basis of his hitting ability.
STA vs HEA Team All-Rounders
Marcus Stoinis (Price 10.5) and Glenn Maxwell (Price 10) will be our all-rounders from the Melbourne Stars. Stoinis was the highest run-scorer of the last season with 705 runs, whereas his average was 54.23. Maxi, on the other hand, scored 398 runs, whereas he picked ten wickets as well. Both of them are superstars and proved their form in the series against India.
Daniel Lawrence (Price 8) will be our all-rounder from the Brisbane Heat. Lawrence is a hard-hitting all-rounder coming from England. He has scored over 1000 T20 runs whereas, he has picked 21 wickets as well.
STA vs HEA Team Bowlers
Adam Zampa (Price 9) and Nathan Coulter-Nile (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Melbourne Stars. Zampa picked 20 wickets in 12 games last season whereas, Nile picked ten wickets. Both of them are wicket-takers whereas, Zampa has been the best Australian white-ball bowler in 2020.
Ben Laughlin (Price 9) will be our bowler from Brisbane Heat. Laughlin picked fifteen wickets last season whereas, he is the all-time highest wicket-taker of the BBL. He has to be picked in this game.
Match Prediction: Melbourne Stars are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Marcus Stoinis and Glenn Maxwell
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Chris Lynn and Adam Zampa
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