STR vs STA Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars – 11 January 2020 (Adelaide). Both teams are having a topsy-turvy campaign and, they are in desperate need of a victory.
Adelaide Strikers will take on Melbourne Stars in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at The Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.
Adelaide Strikers have won four of their nine games in the tournament so far. Philip Salt scored a brilliant half-century in the last game, whereas Carey has also been playing some fine knocks. Rashid Khan will be playing his last game of this season, whereas Siddle is out with an injury. The Strikers would like to bounce back after their defeat against the Stars.
Melbourne Stars have won three of their eight games in the tournament. Glenn Maxwell has been their best batsman, whereas Marcus Stoinis needs to support him in this game. Nicholas Pooran has gone home, whereas Coulter Nile is still injured. The Stars would depend on Adam Zampa and Liam Hatcher in the bowling department. This team is in desperate need of a win.
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: 4; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 2.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:45 PM IST, Live on Sony Six
Probable XI for both sides:-
Adelaide Strikers – Philip Salt, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey, Jon Wells, Ryan Gibson, Jake Weatherald, Rashid Khan, Danny Briggs, Daniel Worrall, Wes Agar, Harry Conway.
Melbourne Stars – Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell, Ben Dunk, Hilton Cartwright, Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake, Liam Hatcher, Sam Rainbird, Haris Rauf.
Note:- The overall Stats mentioned are prior the BBL.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Alex Carey, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Rashid Khan, and Wes Agar.
STR vs STA Team Wicket-Keeper
Alex Carey (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Carey has scored 258 runs this season, whereas his average has been 36.86. Carey has been the best batsman of the side.
STR vs STA Team Batsmen
Nick Larkin (Price 8.5) will be our batsman from the Melbourne Stars. Larkin scored 297 runs last season at an average of 37.12, whereas his strike-rate was 136.87. He will bat at the number three position in this game.
Jake Weatherald (Price 9.5) and Philip Salt (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Adelaide Strikers. Weatherald has scored 225 runs this season, whereas his average has been 32.14. Salt scored a half-century in the last game, and he has a decent T20 record overall.
STR vs STA Team All-Rounders
Marcus Stoinis (Price 10.5) and Glenn Maxwell (Price 10) will be our all-rounders from the Melbourne Stars. Maxi has scored 255 runs this season at an average of 42.50, whereas he has scalped a few wickets as well. Stoinis was the highest run-scorer of the last season, whereas he has scored 230 runs this season. Both of them are champion players.
STR vs STA Team Bowlers
Haris Rauf (Price 8.5) and Liam Hatcher (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Melbourne Stars. Hatcher has scalped ten wickets in the tournament, whereas Rauf scalped 20 wickets in 10 games last season. Both of them are wicket-taking pacers.
Rashid Khan (Price 9.5), Daniel Worrall (Price 8.5), and Wes Agar (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Adelaide Strikers. Rashid has scalped fourteen wickets this season, whereas he has played some cameos with the bat. Agar has scalped fifteen wickets this season, whereas Worrall has scalped seven. All three of them are wicket-takers.
[Alternative Changes: Rauf and Worrall Out; Zampa and Conway In]
Match Prediction: Melbourne Stars will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Rashid Khan 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.