STA vs SCO Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers – 23 January 2021 (Melbourne). The Perth Scorchers would want to register a hat-trick of victories.
Melbourne Stars will take on Perth Scorchers in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at The Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne.
Melbourne Stars have won five of their twelve games in the tournament. Maxwell & Stoinis have batted well, whereas Nic Larkin is also in decent form. Zampa & Hatcher are bowling well, whereas Nathan Coulter-Nile made a brilliant return in the last game. The Stars will miss the services of Andre Fletcher.
Perth Scorchers have won seven of their twelve games, and they are in brilliant form. Colin Munro is in excellent form, whereas Roy, Livingstone, Inglis, and Turner are assisting him. Jhye Richardson and Andrew Tye have been taking a lot of wickets, whereas Behrendorff is also bowling some top opening spells. This team has one of the best bowling line-ups in the league.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score in BBL 10 at this ground is 165 runs.
Total BBL 10 Games Played: 2; Bat 1st Won: 1; Bat 2nd Won: 1.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:45 PM IST, Live on Sony Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Melbourne Stars – Marcus Stoinis, Nic Maddinson, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell, Hilton Cartwright, Seb Gotch, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Liam Hatcher, Billy Stanlake, Zahir Khan.
Perth Scorchers – Liam Livingstone, Jason Roy, Colin Munro, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Turner, Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Andrew Tye, Fawad Ahmed.
Note:- The overall Stats mentioned are prior to the BBL.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Marcus Stoinis, Marcus Stoinis, Colin Munro, Jhye Richardson, and Josh Inglis.
STA vs SCO Team Wicket-Keeper
Josh Inglis (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Inglis has scored 284 runs in the tournament at an average of 31.55, whereas his strike-rate has been 137.19.
STA vs SCO Team Batsmen
Nic Larkin (Price 8.5) and Nic Maddinson (Price 8) will be our batsmen from the Melbourne Stars. Larkin has scored 194 runs in the tournament at an average of 38.80, whereas he scored a brilliant inning in the last game too. Maddinson is expected to open in this game, whereas he has scored at an average of 47.00 in the tournament.
Colin Munro (Price 9.5) will be our batsman from the Perth Scorchers. Munro has scored 358 runs this season at an average of 32.54, whereas he has scored four half-centuries in the tournament.
STA vs SCO Team All-Rounders
Liam Livingstone (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Perth Scorchers. Livingstone has scored 155 runs in the last four games, whereas he was the highest run-scorer of Perth last season. He has scalped two wickets in the last couple of games.
Marcus Stoinis (Price 10.5) and Glenn Maxwell (Price 10) will be our all-rounders from the Melbourne Stars. Maxi has scored 313 runs this season at an average of 34.66, whereas he has scalped seven wickets in bowling. Stoinis was the highest run-scorer of the last season, whereas he has scored 370 runs this season. Both of them are champion players.
STA vs SCO Team Bowlers
Adam Zampa (Price 9) and Nathan Coulter-Nile (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Melbourne Stars. Nathan Coulter-Nile has scalped 9 wickets in just 4 games, whereas Zampa has 18 scalps under his belt. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Jhye Richardson (Price 9) and Andrew Tye (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Perth Scorchers. Richardson has scalped 25 wickets this season, whereas Tye has scalped 13. Both pacers have been on fire in the tournament.
Match Prediction: Perth Scorchers are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Glenn Maxwell and Colin Munro
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Jhye Richardson and Marcus Stoinis
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