STA vs SIX Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers – 26 January 2021 (Melbourne). The is a DO or DIE game for the Melbourne Stars.
Melbourne Stars will take on Sydney Sixers 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 thirteen games in the tournament. Nick Larkin is in brilliant form, whereas Stoinis & Maxi have been a little off-colour lately. Zampa & Hatcher are bowling well, whereas Nathan Coulter-Nile is also assisting them. The Stars will miss the services of Andre Fletcher. This is a DO or DIE game for the Stars.
Sydney Sixers have won eight of their thirteen games in the league, and they have qualified for the playoffs. Josh Phillipe is the highest run-scorer of the tournament, whereas Hughes & Silk have also played some sensible knocks. Ben Dwarshius is bowling well, whereas O’Keefe has also been really good. The addition of Moises Henriques has made this side much more stronger.
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 175 runs.
Total BBL 10 Games Played: 4; Bat 1st Won: 3; Bat 2nd Won: 1.
Match Details :
Time:- 2:00 PM IST, Live on Sony Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Melbourne Stars – Marcus Stoinis, Seb Gotch, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell, Hilton Cartwright, Nic Maddinson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Liam Hatcher, Billy Stanlake, Zahir Khan.
Sydney Sixers – Josh Phillipe, James Vince, Daniel Hughes, Moises Henriques, Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Carlos Brathwaite, Ben Dwarshius, Sean Abbott, Steve O’Keefe, Jackson Bird.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Nick Larkin, Josh Phillipe, and Ben Dwarshius.
STA vs SIX Team Wicket-Keeper
Josh Phillipe (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Phillipe has scored 453 runs this season at an average of 34.84, whereas he has a strike-rate of 150.00. He has been the best batsman of the Sixers.
STA vs SIX Team Batsmen
Nick Larkin (Price 8.5) will be our batsman from the Melbourne Stars. Larkin has scored 264 runs in the tournament at an average of 44.00, whereas he scored a brilliant half-century in the last game too.
Moises Henriques (Price 9) and Jordan Silk (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Sydney Sixers. Henriques has scored 99 runs in just a couple of games, whereas his strike-rate has been 165.00. Silk has scored 330 runs at an average of 33.00, whereas his strike-rate has been 144.73. Both of them have batted well in the tournament.
STA vs SIX Team All-Rounders
Carlos Brathwaite (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Sydney Sixers. Brathwaite has surprised everyone by scalping 14 wickets, whereas his economy is just 7.63.
Marcus Stoinis (Price 10.5) and Glenn Maxwell (Price 10.5) will be our all-rounders from the Melbourne Stars. Maxi has scored 313 runs this season at an average of 28.45, whereas he has scalped seven wickets in bowling. Stoinis was the highest run-scorer of the last season, whereas he has scored 384 runs this season. Both of them are champion players.
STA vs SIX 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 10 wickets in just 5 games, whereas Zampa has 19 scalps under his belt. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Steve O’Keefe (Price 9) and Ben Dwarshius (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Sydney Sixers. Keefe has scalped 14 wickets in the tournament, whereas Dwarshius has scalped 16. Both of them have been brilliant in the tournament.
Match Prediction: Sydney Sixers are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Glenn Maxwell and Josh Phillipe
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Moises Henriques and Marcus Stoinis
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.