Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat will play in the 51st game of the Big Bash League 2021-22 at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne. We will cover STA vs HEA Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.
Melbourne Stars lost their last match and are currently at the 6th position on the Big Bash League points table with 18 points.
Joe Clarke and Glenn Maxwell opened the innings but couldn’t score much, and in the middle-order, Webster and Stoinin fell early. Hilton Cartwright and Joe Burns batted well but couldn’t win the match for the team.
The bowlers did a decent job as Rainbird and Hinchliffe picked up two wickets each. Ahmed Daniyal got one wicket.
Stars are likely to be eliminated from the race for playoffs.
The Brisbane Heat has lost three consecutive matches and is at the 7th position on the Big Bash League points table with 15 points.
Chris Lynn and McSweeney opened the innings and got out in the first three overs. Pfeffer and Duckett batted decently for a while, and Bartlett scored some runs in the lower middle-order, but the remaining players failed, and as a result, the team got all out for a low total.
The bowlers have not been in good form in the recent matches. Only Prestwidge has consistently picked up wickets, and Kuhnemann, Mujeeb got one wicket in the last game.
Brisbane Heat might not be able to qualify for the playoffs this season.
STA vs HEA Match Details
Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat, 51st Match, Big Bash League 2021-22.
Date: 16th January 2022.
Time: 01:45 PM IST
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.
STA vs HEA Pitch Report
Average first innings score: 149
Average second innings score: 150
(The average score is based on five matches played at this venue this season.)
In the recent matches at this venue, the batsmen have struggled to score runs in the first innings. Chasing has been relatively easier. The pacer will play a crucial role.
(The chasing team has won three out of the five matches played at this venue this season.)
STA vs HEA Head to Head
Matches Played: 15
STA Won: 6
HEA Won: 9
No Result: 0
STA vs HEA recent form
Most recent first
STA vs HEA Dream11 Team News
- Stars have announced an 18-player squad for the match against the Heat.
- Brisbane Heat has also announced an 18-player squad.
Probable Playing XI
Joe Clarke (Wk), Glenn Maxwell (C), Beau Webster, M Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Joe Burns, Clint Hinchliffe, Sam Rainbird, Brody Couch, Adam Zampa, Ahmed Daniyal.
Bench: Nathan Coulter-Nile, Nick Larkin, Tom O’Connell, Sam Elliot, Patrick Rowe, Syed Faridoun, Xavier Crone.
Fakhar Zaman, Chris Lynn, Lachlan Pfeffer, Ben Duckett, Sam Heazlett, Jimmy Peirson (C), Xavier Bartlett, James Bazley/Will Prestwidge, Michael Neser, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson.
Bench: Nathan McSweeney, Liam Guthrie, Tom Cooper, Max Bryant, Jack Wildermuth, Will Prestwidge/James Bazley, Matthew Kuhnemann.
Top Picks for STA vs HEA Dream11 Team
(11 M, 277 R, 27.70 A + 2 W)
Maxwell has looked in decent form in the recent matches and scored 19 runs in the last game. He is very good Captain choice in STA vs HEA Dream11 Team.
(11 M, 322 R, 29.27 A)
Joe Clarke has struggled to score runs lately and scored only nine runs in the last game.
(12 M, 38 O, 13 W)
Brody Couch performed well in the initial matches but went wicketless in the last game.
(9 M, 35 O, 8 W)
Zampa has been out of form this season and went wicketless in the last match.
(12 M, 344 R, 31.27 A)
Cartwright is the leading run-scorer for Stars and scored 49 runs in the last game.
(9 M, 161 R, 17.88 A)
Chris Lynn is in poor form and scored only seven runs in the last match.
(9 M, 242 R, 26.88 A)
Duckett has scored runs consistently and got 24 runs in the last game.
(7 M, 129 R, 64.50 A + 27.1 O, 11 W)
Bartlett scored 19* runs but was expensive and went wicketless in the last match.
(2 M, 3 W)
Swepson is a right-arm leg-break bowler and picked up three wickets this season.
(11 M, 246 R, 24.60 A)
Heazlett has been the consistent run-scorer but was out for a duck in the last match.
STA vs HEA Dream11 Team Prediction
C Lynn, F Zaman, M Stoinis/H Cartwright
G Maxwell (C), J Bazley
A Zampa, M Steketee, X Bartlett (Vc), B Couch, A Daniyal
STA vs HEA Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- Ben Duckett is also a good pick.
Captain and Vice-Captain (STA vs HEA Today Match Prediction)
- Glenn Maxwell
- Xavier Bartlett
- Joe Clarke
- Adam Zampa
We will update the final Dream11 Team on Telegram Channel.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.