BBL 2019-20: Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers Dream 11 Prediction

Published 01/30/2020, 10:30 PM EST
Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers


The Qualifier of the Big Bash League 2019-20 will take place between Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Stars. Melbourne Stars finished the league stage with 10 wins and 4 losses from 14 games. They have 20 points and a net run rate of +0.526. They will play against Sydney Sixers who ended with 9 wins and 4 losses from 14 matches. The Sixers have 19 points and a net run rate of +0.269. Here is the Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers Dream 11 Prediction.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Match Details

The qualifier of BBL 2019-20 will take place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne. The match will begin at 7:15 PM Local and 1:40 PM IST. The winner of the Qualifier will qualify directly for the finals while the losing team will get another opportunity to reach the final.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Team News

Sydney Sixers

Wicketkeeper Josh Philippe is the leading run-scorer with 401 runs from 14 innings. He has an average of 35+ and a strike rate of over 125. With Tom Curran’s unavailability, Sean Abbott will lead the bowling department for Sydney Sixers.

Most Impactful Players

Josh Philippe, Sean Abbott, Steve Smith

Probable Playing XI

Moises Henriques (c), Steve OKeefe, Steve Smith, Josh Hazlewood, James Vince, Nathan Lyon, Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, Sean Abbott, Ben Dwarshuis, Josh Philippe (wk)

Melbourne Stars

All-rounder Marcus Stoinis is the highest run-getter with 607 runs from 14 innings at an average of 60+. He has scored at 135, with the best knock of unbeaten 147. Captain Glenn Maxwell is also in a great form with 373 runs and an impressive strike rate of 155+. He has the best knock of 83*.

Haris Rauf is the highest wicket-taker for the team with 16 scalps from 7 matches. He has conceded runs at 6.89 and has the best spell of 5/27. Sandeep Lamichhane has also been good with the ball, taking 15 scalps from 13 games.

Most Impactful Players

Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Haris Rauf

Probable Playing XI

Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell (c), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Peter Handscomb, Adam Zampa, Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, Seb Gotch (wk), Sandeep Lamichhane, Clint Hinchliffe, Haris Rauf

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Pitch and Conditions

The pitch at the MCG helps the batsman. The last three games went in favour of the team who batted first. Hence, the team who will win the toss would love to bat first. There are no chances of rain during the game but the weather will be cloudy along with the temperature around 34 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers Dream 11 Prediction

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers Dream 11 Prediction

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

Shruti Banerjee

794 articles

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT