STA vs SCO Dream11 Prediction | 41st Match | BBL 2019-20

STA vs SCO Dream11 Prediction & Preview: 41st Match, BBL 2019-20

Melbourne Stars will take on Perth Scorchers in the 41st match of Big Bash League 2019-20 at Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne. We will provide STA vs SCO Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview, and Probable Playing XI of the match.

In the last encounter between these two teams this season, Melbourne Stars won the match by eight wickets.

Melbourne Stars:

Melbourne Stars are having a great time this season as they are currently at the 1st position on the points table with nine wins and a loss and total of 18 points and have almost qualified for the playoffs.

In the last match, bowling first, Stars bowled well in the power play and picked up three wickets for 53 runs. But after that, they just bowled magnificently and didn’t allow the opposition to score runs and picked up seven wickets for only 38 runs and got the debate all out for 86 runs in 14 overs. Jackson Coleman bowled brilliantly and picked up three wickets for just 16 runs in 3 overs. Sandeep Lamichane also bowled well and picked up two wickets for only seven runs in his three overs. Nathan Coulter-Nile, Haris Rauf, and Glenn Maxwell picked up one wicket each.

With 87 runs to chase and with the batting line up of Stars, it was very easy for them. They lost only two wickets, one in the 9th over and others in the 9th over and comfortably won the match by eight wickets. Stoinis scored 39* runs and was the top scorer in the game.

Stars have won 7 matches in a row and are in their best form, and they would once again want to show their domination on the Perth Scorchers and continue their winning streak.

Perth Scorchers:

Perth Scorchers are also looking good as they are currently at the 4th position on the points table with five wins and five losses and a total of 10 points.

In the last match, batting first Scorchers started well but lost three wickets in the power play for 53 runs. After that, they just fell apart, losing wickets one after the other. Josh Inglis 37 runs and Cameron Bancroft 10 runs were the only two players to score in double digits, all the other players couldn’t even score even ten runs, and thus, they go all out for 86 runs in 14 overs.

With 86 runs to defend, it was an impossible task for the bowlers. They weren’t able to pick up wickets in the beginning and also gave away runs. Scorchers picked up their 1st wicket in the 8th over, and it was pretty late by then, and thus, the opposition chased the target very comfortably in 12 overs, and Scorchers lost the match by eight wickets. Fawad Ahmad and Mitchell Marsh managed to pick up one wicket each.

They would want to win their next match against Melbourne Stars and take the revenge of a humiliating defeat in the previous game.

Match Details

STA vs. SCO, 41st Match, Big Bash League 2019-2020.
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.
10:10 AM, 18th January 2020.
Live Score

Pitch Conditions

Average first innings score:–168 (In the 3 matches at the venue so far this season)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 1

This pitch is generally considered to be a perfect pitch for batting. Last time at this venue, Stars posted a total of 219 runs, and Stoinis scored a 147* runs.

There is a slight chance of rain in the evening, but the match would be completed by then, so it won’t be a problem.

Squads

Melbourne Stars:

Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, Hilton Cartwright, Ben Dunk, Glenn Maxwell(c), Clint Hinchliffe, Seb Gotch, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Nic Maddinson, Sandeep Lamichhane, Jonathan Merlo, Lance Morris, Daniel Worrall.

Perth Scorchers:

Josh Inglis (wk), Liam Livingstone, Cameron Bancroft, Mitchell Marsh(c), Cameron Green, Jaron Morgan, Chris Jordan, Jhye Richardson, Matthew Kelly, Fawad Ahmed, Joel Paris, Tim David, Kurtis Patterson.

STA vs SCO Dream11 Team News

STA:

  • They have announced the 13-man squad for their match against Perth Scorchers.
  • Jonathan Merlo and Nic Maddinson come back into the squad.
  • Haris Rauf has been left out as he has been selected in the Pakistan T20I Team, and Jackson Coleman has been injured.
  • Either of Lance Morris or Merlo will play while chances of Maddinson are slightly less.

SIX:

  • They have named a 13-man squad for their match against Melbourne Stars.
  • Kurtis Patterson comes into the squad replacing Sam Whiteman and will go straight into the playing XI in place of Jaron Morgan.
  • Matthew Kelly can also replace Joel Paris in the final XI.

Probable Playing XI

Melbourne Stars:

Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Ben Dunk, Seb Gotch (wk), Glenn Maxwell (c), Nick Larkin, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Clint Hinchliffe, Sandeep Lamichhane, Lance Morris/Jonathan Merlo, Daniel Worrall.

NOTE: They can shuffle their batting order.

Bench: Nic Maddinson, Jonathan Merlo/Lance Morris.

Perth Scorchers:

Josh Inglis (wk), Liam Livingstone, Kurtis Patterson, Mitchell Marsh(c), Cameron Bancroft, Cameron Green, Tim David, Chris Jordan, Jhye Richardson, Joel Paris/M Kelly, Fawad Ahmed.

Bench: Jaron Morgan, Matthew Kelly/Joel Paris.

Top picks for STA vs. SCO Dream11 Prediction

Glenn Maxwell:
He is a batting all-rounder, but he is mostly known for his destructive batting. Maxwell has a wide range of shorts and can smash the bowlers all over the park. He did not get to bat in the last match but picked up one wicket and has scored a total of 316 runs and picked up five wickets so far in this season.

Marcus Stoinis:
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 played and scored 39* runs from 31 balls in the previous match and has scored a total of 512 runs so far in this season and is the current leading run-scorer in this season.

Nathan Coulter-Nile:
The Right Arm Fast bowler took seven wickets in 7 matches so far this season. Coulter-Nile scored 36 runs in 3 innings so far this season. In the last match, he managed to pick up one wicket.

Sandeep Lamichhane:
This young lad is a brilliant leg spinner and adapts to conditions very quickly. He picked up two wickets in the previous match and has picked up a total of 9 wickets so far in this season.

Hilton Cartwright:
He is a batting all-rounder who can bowl a few overs of medium pace. Cartwright played a decent inning of 19 in the last match and has scored a total of 151 runs so far in 6 innings that he batted.

Daniel Worrall:
He is a medium-fast bowler and bowls at a decent pace and went wicketless in the last match. D Worrall has picked up a total of 5 wickets so far in this season.

Clint Hinchliffe:
He is a bowling all-rounder and bowled decently in the matches he played. Clint has picked up four wickets so far in the four innings that he bowled in this season. He did not play the last match but struck thrice in his previous match.

Ben Dunk:
Dunk is an experienced performer and was in his best form during MSL T20. However, He is yet to make a mark in this season of Big Bash League.

SCO:

Mitchell Marsh:
He is a perfect all-rounder and can be the match-winner with both bat and ball for his team. Marsh scored seven runs and picked up one wicket in the last match and has scored a total of 354 runs so far in the eight games he played this season.

Liam Livingstone:
He is an outstanding batsman, especially in the T20 format, and is a good striker of the ball and is generally known for scoring runs quickly and scored four runs and in the last match. Liam has scored a total of 230 runs and picked up four wickets so far in this season.

Kurtis Patterson:
Test batsman Kurtis Patterson has the perfect chance to prove his worth in the Twenty20 arena. He played 25 innings in BBL and scored 442 runs. Kurtis Patterson’s average in Big Bash League is 18.42.

Cameron Bancroft:
He is a decent batsman and played some good innings for his team last season. He scored ten runs in the previous match and has scored a total of 211 runs so far in this season.

Chris Jordan:
He is an attacking bowler and is in great form recently. He went wicketless in the last match and has picked up 11 wickets so far in this season. Jordan can also play quick cameos with the bat.

Jhye Richardson:
He is a very talented fast bowler and bowls at an excellent pace and picks up wickets consistently. In the last match, he went wicketless and has picked up a total of 13 wickets so far this season.

Josh Inglis:
He is the opening batsman for Scorchers and has played decently in this season so far. Josh scored 37 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 312 runs so far in this season.

Fawad Ahmed:
He is a right-arm leg spinner and bowled pretty well in the last match and picked up one wicket in the previous game. Fawad has picked up a total of 12 wickets so far in this season.

STA vs SCO Dream11 Prediction

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Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • In the wicket-keeper, Josh Inglis is good.
  • In batsmen, Cameron Bancroft and Ben Dunk are also good options.
  • Sandeep Lamichhane, Daniel Worrall, and Fawad Ahmed are also good bowlers.
  • G Maxwell, L Livingstone, and Nathan Coulter-Nile are also good for C and Vc.

Captain and Vice-Captain

Mitchell Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Liam Livingstone, Cameron Bancroft, Nathan Coulter-Nile.

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