STA vs HUR Dream11 Prediction & Player Stats: 27th Match | BBL 2020-21

Hello and welcome to our STA vs HUR Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips. Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes will play against each other in the 27th match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 at Bellerive Oval, Hobart.

Melbourne Stars:

The Melbourne Stars is struggling after a perfect start to the tournament as they have won only 2 out of the six matches and one match was abandoned due to rain. Melbourne Stars are now at the 5th position on the points table with a total of 11 points.

Opening batsman Andre Fletcher has not been able to perform as per the expectations, and Stoinis is also not at his best as he played only a couple of good knocks. Cartwright at No.3 has also let many opportunities slip away to score big.

Only skipper Maxwell has been performing brilliantly with the bat in every match and taking the entire batting unit’s weight on his shoulders. Nicholas Pooran, except for one game, has not performed well so far in this season. The other batsmen have also been unable to perform consistently, and it has become a significant concern for the Stars.

Liam Hatcher and Adam Zampa, who was supposed to be the team’s leading bowlers, lacked bowling in the last few matches. Billy Stanlake has appeared to be getting better in every game and has started to pick up wickets.

Stars need to improve their bowling performance and make few changes in the batting unit as soon as possible; otherwise, they would need to face many more losses.

Hobart Hurricanes:

The Hobart Hurricanes have performed well so far as they have won 5 out of 7 matches and are currently at 2nd position on the points table with 18 points. Hurricanes won their last game comfortably by 21 runs.

D’Arcy Short has not been able to perform consistently so far in this season and his partner McDermott has had a couple of good knocks so far. The No.1 T20 batsman David Malan made his BBL debut this season and batted brilliantly in the last match scoring a half-century.

Skipper Handscomb has entirely been out of form this season and has not performed even in a single match. Colin Ingram and Tim David have been scoring runs in the lower middle-order and providing a decent finish for the Hurricanes in every game.

Riley Meredith has been bowling well and consistently picking up wickets. Scott Boland and Nathan Ellis have been picking up wickets consistently in the past few matches, and the bowling has been performing very well right from the start of the season.

Hurricanes have been performing well this season and have appeared to be one of the strongest sides so far this season.

STA vs HUR Match Details

Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes, 27th Match, Big Bash League 2020-21.

Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart.

Date: 4th January 2021

Time: 10:35 AM IST

STA vs HUR Head-to-Head Records

Matches Played: 14

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STA Won: 9

HUR Won: 5

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

Pitch Report

Average 1st innings score: 163 

Average 2nd innings score: 150 

( The average score is based on six completed games at this venue so far in this season)

The Bellerive Oval pitch was a batting paradise last year and will be no different this year. As it is the start of summer in Australia, the pitches are expected to be flat. The pitch has nothing for the bowlers, but the pacers can still use their variations and be vital in the death overs. 

Four out of the six matches have been won by the team batting first.

Weather Forecast

The weather will be partly cloudy, but there is no chance of rain during the match.

STA vs HUR Dream11 Team News


  • The Melbourne Stars have not announced the squad yet, so we are taking the previous match squad.
  • Adam Zampa, who miss the previous match due to ban is likely to play.


  • The Hurricanes have named a 17-man squad for the match.
  • They are going with the same squad as in the previous game.

STA vs HUR Dream11 Team News

Melbourne Stars:

Andre Fletcher, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Glenn Maxwell (C), Nicholas Pooran (wk), Ben Dunk, Sam Rainbird, Liam Hatcher, Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake, Zahir Khan. 

Bench: Nic Maddinson, Clint Hinchliffe, Seb Gotch, Nick Larkin, Sam Elliot, Lance Morris.

Hobart Hurricanes:

D’Arcy Short, Ben McDermott (Wk), Dawid Malan, Peter Handscomb (C), Colin Ingram, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Johan Botha, Scott Boland, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Lamichhane.

Bench: Mitch Owen, David Moody, Charlie Wakim, Nick Winter, Wil Parker, Macalister Wright.

Top picks for STA vs HUR Dream11 Prediction


Glenn Maxwell:

(6 M, 249 R, 62.25 A + 12.5 O, 2 W)

Maxwell is a batting all-rounder known for playing big shots and has a strike-rate of over 150. He can also bowl a few overs of spin if required. Maxwell batted brilliantly scoring 70 runs from just 37 balls and managed to pick up one wicket in the last match, and he is the highest run-scorer so far this season.

Marcus Stoinis:

(5 M, 99 R, 16.80 A)

He is a batting all-rounder and can also bowl a few overs of medium pace. Stoinis scored only seven runs from 10 balls in the last match.

Adam Zampa:

(4 M, 16 O, 7 W)

He is a right-arm leg-break bowler and bowls brilliantly in the middle overs, and pick up wickets at a crucial time. Zampa was very expensive in the last match but managed to pick up 3 wickets.

Nicholas Pooran:

(4 M, 85 R, 28.33 A)

He is a left-hand batsman and is an outstanding player of T20, and can play big shots. Pooran scored only s14 runs in the last match.

Hilton Cartwright:

(5 M, 87 R, 21.75 A + 4.1 O, 2 W)

He bats at No.3 and is a good striker of the ball. Cartwright scored only 8 runs in the last match.

Liam Hatcher:

(5 M, 18 O, 9 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a perfect pace. Hatcher bowled well but went wicketless in the last match.

Andre Fletcher:

(6 M, 62 R, 12.40 A + 2 O, 0 W)

He opens the innings along with Stoinis and can play big shots from the start of the innings. Fletcher scored only 10 runs in the last match.

Billy Stanlake:

(6 M, 20 O, 8 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler. Stanlake bowled brilliantly in the last match picking up 3 wickets for just 25 runs.


D’Arcy Short:

(7 M, 114 R, 16.28 A + 13 O, 3 W)

He is one of the best openers in the Australian domestic circuit and performs consistently in the BBL. Short scored only 12 runs and also went wicketless in the last match. 

Ben McDermott:

(5 M, 186 R, 46.50 A)

He is the wicketkeeper-batsman of the team and plays according to the required situation. Ben scored 31 runs from 35 balls in the last game.

Dawid Malan:

(3 M, 129 R, 43 A)

He is the No.1 T20 batsman globally and has made his BBL debut this season. In the last match, Malan batted well scoring 75 runs from 56 balls. 

Colin Ingram:

(7 M, 211 R, 35.16 A)

He is one of the experienced players in the T20 format and has played a lot of cricket in the BBL. Ingram scored 26 runs in the last match and is one of the top five run-scorers this season.

Riley Meredith:

(7 M, 27 O, 10 W)

He is a right-arm fast-medium bowler. Meridith went wicketless in the last match.

Scott Boland:

(7 M, 26.2 O, 9 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and one of the experienced players in the squad. Boland bowled well, picking up 3 wickets for just 22 runs in the last match.

Nathan Ellis:

(7 M, 32 R, 8 A + 26.4 O, 9 W)

He is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and bowls at a decent pace. Nathan bowled brilliantly picking up 2 wickets for just 11 runs in the last match.

Sandeep Lamichhane:

(1 M, 4, 2 W)

He is a young right-arm leg-spin bowler. Lamichhane bowled well in his first match of the season picking up 2 wickets.

STA vs HUR Dream11 Team Prediction

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Captain/Vice-Captain Choices

  • Glenn Maxwell
  • D’Arcy Short
  • Ben McDermott
  • Dawid Malan
  • Marcus Stoinis

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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.

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