SIX vs STA Dream11 Prediction & Preview: Final, BBL 2019-20
Sydney Sixers will take on Melbourne Stars in the Final Match of Big Bash League 2019-20 at Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney. We will provide SIX vs STA Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview, and Probable Playing XI of the match.
In the 3 encounters between these two teams in this season, Stars won one match, and Sixers won two games.
Sydney Sixers also had a great time this season as they won 9 out of 14 matches and sealed the 2nd spot on the points table with a total of 19 points.
In the Qualifier match, batting first Sixers struggled to score runs. They had a slow start to the innings. They scored 43 runs in the powerplay without losing a wicket. After the power play, Sixers lost two quick wickets in successive overs. Josh Philippe ended up with a decent knock scoring 34 runs in 28 balls. Key Player Steve Smith also failed to impress. He scored 24 runs in 18 balls. Captain Henriques also was unable to impress. With decent batting performance, Sixers scored 142-7 in their 20 overs.
Defending 142, Sixers had a great start with the ball. Dwarshuis picked up the wicket of in-form batsman Stoinis in the 3rd over of the innings. Later Sean Abbott and Josh Hazlewood also picked up wickets in two overs. They were bowling tight lengths and weren’t allowing the batsmen to score runs and kept the same pressure from start till the end. All the bowlers were exceptional with the ball. Every bowler picked up a wicket. Lyon and Dwarshuis picked up one wicket each, Hazlewood and Okeefe picked up two each and Abbott picked up three wickets. Overall all the bowlers bowled well and got Sixers to the winning zone. They bowled out Stars for 99 and won the match by 43 runs.
The Final between Melbourne Stars and Sydney Sixers can be expected to be a thriller because both the teams have some big names on their side. Both teams won their last matches and would be aiming for the Big Bash title.
Melbourne Stars played brilliantly and finished on the top of the points table by winning 10 out of the 14 matches and with a total of 20 points. They were the 1st team to qualify for playoffs.
In the last match, batting first, Stars lost the wicket of Maddinson in 4th over. But Nick Larkin and in form batsman Marcus Stoinis batted beautifully and steadied the innings. They made 117 run partnership for the second wicket. Both the batsmen scored half-centuries and kept the momentum going for the Stars. Both the batsmen scored 83 runs. Stoinis got out in the 17th over of the innings scoring 83 in 54 balls. Later, Nick Larkin scored well to finish the innings with a total. Stars scored 194-2 in their 20 overs.
Defending 194, Stars started well by picking a wicket in the 3rd over of the innings. Great fielding effort from Nathan Coulter Nile gifted the wicket of in-form batsman Alex Hales in the form of a runout. Counter Nile was excellent with the ball too. He picked up the wicket of Khawaja in 5th over of the innings. Later, Haris Rauf also picked up a wicket in the very next over. Adam Zampa was expensive but picked up two crucial wickets in his four overs. He gave away 43 runs. Counter Nile and Zampa picked up two wickets each. Haris Rauf was the star bowler as he picked up 3 wickets and gave only 17 runs in his 4 overs. Maxwell, Stoinis, Worrall, and Hinchliffe went wicketless. Nick Larkin was awarded as the Player of the match. Overall with a decent bowling performance, Stars won the game and qualified for the Final.
SIX vs STA Final, Big Bash League 2019-2020
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
01:45 PM, 8th February 2020
Average 1st innings score: 166 (In the 4 matches completely played at this venue so far this season)
Average 2nd innings score: 156 (In the 4 matches completely played at this venue so far this season)
Record of chasing teams: Won-3, Lost-1.
This pitch is considered to be a balanced one as it had something both for the bowlers and the batsmen in this season. Not many high scoring matches have been seen here, and there was only one high scoring match in which Brisbane Heat scored over 200 runs.
Sydney Sixers have won 4 out of the 6 matches, and that has been played at this venue in this season.
There is a forecast of heavy rainfall on the match day.
Josh Phillippe (wk), Daniel Hughes, Steve Smith, James Vince, Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Sean Abbott, Ben Dwarshuis, Jackson Bird, Josh Hazlewood, Steve Okeefe, Nathan Lyon, Lloyd Pope.
Nic Maddinson, Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell (c), Ben Dunk, Clint Hinchliffe, Jonathan Merlo, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Haris Rauf, Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall, Seb Gotch (wk).
SIX vs STA Dream11 Team News
- They have also named a 13-man squad for the Final.
- Sydney Sixers are likely to with the same playing XI.
- They have announced the 13-man squad for the Final.
- All-Rounder Jonathan Merlo comes into the squad replacing Dilbar Hussain
Probable Playing XI
Josh Phillippe (wk), James Vince, Steve Smith, Moises Henriques (c), Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, Sean Abbott, Ben Dwarshuis, Steve O’keefe, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood.
Bench: Jackson Bird, Lloyd Pope.
Marcus Stoinis, Nic Maddinson, Nick Larkin, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell(c), Seb Gotch(wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Clint Hinchliffe, Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall, Haris Rauf.
Bench: Ben Dunk, Jonathan Merlo.
Top picks for SIX vs STA Dream11 Prediction
One of the world’s top batsmen, Steve Smith, has played 3 matches this season and scored a total of 99 runs. In the last game, he scored 24 runs from 18 balls.
He opens the innings for Sydney Sixers and is a destructive batsman. Philippe scored 34 runs in the last match and scored a total of 435 runs so far in this season.
Skipper is an all-rounder and is generally good at batting but can bowl a few overs of medium pace too. Henriques scored 16 runs in the last match and has scored 260 runs so far in the 13 innings he has played.
He is a very talented batsman and can play big innings for his team. In the last match, he scored 12 runs from 14 balls and has scored a total of 309 runs so far in this season.
He is a right-arm fast bowler and is consistent at picking up wickets. Abbott played only 6 matches this season due to injury and has picked up 14 wickets so far in this season. In the last game, he bowled brilliantly and picked up 3 wickets.
He is right arm fast bowler and has played only 4 matches this season due to national commitments. Josh has picked up 4 wickets so far in this season. In the last game, he picked up 2 wickets.
This left-arm fast-medium bowler has bowled exceptionally well and has picked up 16 wickets so far in this season. He picked up 1 wicket in the previous match.
The Australian right-arm spinner played 4 matches. Lyon has picked up 1 wicket in the last game and picked 3 wickets so far in this season. He hasn’t played many matches in the Big Bash League. Lyon has played only 32 games so far and has picked up 39 wickets.
He is one of the top all-rounders in the Big Bash League. Stoinis is equally good with both bat and ball. He opens the batting for Melbourne Stars and scored 83 runs and didn’t pick any wicket in the previous match and has scored a total of 692 runs so far and is the current leading run-scorer in this season. M Stoinis is very good to pick in STA vs SIX Dream11 Team.
He is a batting all-rounder but is mostly known for his destructive batting. Maxwell has a wide range of shorts and can smash the bowlers all over the park. He scored 4 runs and didn’t pick up any wicket in the last match and has scored a total of 393 runs and picked up 8 wickets so far in this season.
He is a right-handed batsman and has been batting one down for the Stars for the past few matches. Larkin batted brilliantly in the last game and scored 83* runs and has scored a total of 259 runs in a total of 10 innings.
He is a right-arm fast bowler and is the leading wicket-taker for Stars. Rauf has played 9 matches this season and missed the few games due to national duties. He has picked up a total of 20 wickets so far in this season. In the last match, he picked up 3 wickets.
He is a right-arm leg-spin bowler and missed few matches this season due to national duty. Zampa played 11 games this season and has picked up a total of 18 wickets so far. He picked up 2 wickets in the last match.
He is an all-rounder and equally good with the bat and ball. Nathan has played 11 matches so far in this season and picked up 10 wickets and scored 50 runs. In the last game, he picked up 2 wickets.
He is the wicket-keeper batsman for Melbourne Stars and wasn’t able to play few matches due to national commitments. He has batted in 9 innings this season and has scored 182 runs so far. Peter scored 4 runs in the last game.
SIX vs STA Dream11 Prediction
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- In the wicket-keeper, Josh Philippe and Peter Handscomb are good.
- In batsmen, Marcus Stoinis is also very good to pick.
- Moises Henriques is also good in all-rounders section.
- Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, and Daniel Worrall are also good bowlers.
- M Stoinis, Josh Philippe, and Haris Rauf are also good for C and Vc.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Josh Philippe, Haris Rauf, James Vince.
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