Jan 26: Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers, Melbourne
Professional Tip: The typical rating within the final ten video games whereas batting first is 182. For the reason that pitches have been supporting batsmen not too long ago make sure that to incorporate numerous batsmen.
Our XI: Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Josh Philippe, Moises Henriques, Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Ben Dwarshuis, Sean Abbott.
Substitutes: Hilton Cartwright, Nic Maddinson, Daniel Hughes, Carlos Brathwaite
Participant Availability: Steve O’Keefe missed the final recreation as a consequence of a niggle and his participation is doubtful for this recreation.
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Captain: Moises Henriques
Henriques, who not too long ago had a superb limited-overs sequence in opposition to India, has carried on that kind into the BBL too scoring a quickfire 56 off 35 balls and 43 off 25 balls. He is without doubt one of the high ten run-scorers in BBL historical past with 1844 runs in 84 video games. If he’s match sufficient to bowl, he can get you extra factors for his bowling too.
Vice-captain: Josh Philippe
With 453 runs in 13 video games at a powerful strike fee of 150, Philippe is the second highest run-scorer on this season. His center overs strike fee of 158.71 is larger than his powerplay strike fee which suggests that when he settles in, he’s very arduous to cease.
Marcus Stoinis: The Stars’ opener Stoinis has been the main run-scorer for the reason that 2018-19 BBL season, with 1622 runs in 42 video games at a median of 47.70. Now that he’s match to bowl too, anticipate factors from his wickets as properly. He’s the second-highest run-scorer at this venue with 807 runs in 28 video games at a median of 36.68.
Nathan Coulter-Nile: Coulter-Nile has been hampered by accidents within the ongoing version, however in 5 video games, he has picked up ten wickets at a median of 13.70. He bowled one of the crucial economical spells in BBL10 too, with figures of three.5-0-10-Four in opposition to the Warmth. He can contribute some factors to your 11 along with his batting talents too.
Ben Dwarshuis: Though he has missed a handful of video games for Sixers on this season of the BBL, he’s the main wicket-taker for them with 16 strikes in simply ten video games at a median of 18.68. He has taken 14 wickets in 11 video games in opposition to the Stars, certainly one of his favorite BBL opponents.
Sean Abbott: The BBL veteran after lacking nearly your complete event for his nationwide commitments, did come again with a bang choosing up the vital wickets of Wade and Quick within the final recreation. He turned solely the second bowler in BBL historical past to select up 100 wickets when he took Wade’s wicket within the final recreation. His strike fee of 14.9 is one of the best among the many high 15 wicket-takers of the event.
Nick Larkin: Nick Larkin has been having a breakout season with the bat particularly within the final three video games the place he recorded scores of 43(32), 61*(47) and 70(44). General, he has scored 264 runs in 9 innings at a median of 44. On the MCG, he has scored 277 runs in ten innings at a strike fee of 140.60.
- Hilton Cartwright can exchange the Stars skipper Maxwell who has been having a lean patch not too long ago.
- Marcus Stoinis and Nathan Coulter-Nile are the alternate captaincy choices.