STA vs STR Dream11 Team Prediction | Match Preview | Top picks

Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers will play in the 43rd game of the Big Bash League 2021-22 at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne. We will cover STA vs STR Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.

Melbourne Stars:

Melbourne Stars have fallen to the bottom of the Big Bash League points table with three wins, five losses, and 10 points.

Travis Dean opened the innings and batted well, but Justin Avendano got out early. In the middle-order, Charlie Wakim, Skipper Maxwell has not performed well, but Cartwright continued his form and scored quick 41 runs. All the other players also failed to contribute with the bat.

The bowlers did a decent job in the last game. Tom O Connell picked up two wickets, and Haris Rauf, Ahmed Daniyal, and Qais Ahmad got one each.

Stars do not have a good team, and it’s getting tough for them with every match.

Adelaide Strikers:

Adelaide Strikers have ended their losing streak by winning their last match against the Hurricanes and are at 7th position on the Big Bash League points table with 13 points.

Matthew Short looks back in form as he scored 72* runs from 44 balls, but his new opening partner Henry Hunt did not score much. At No.3, Matt Renshaw and Jon Wells returned to the pavilion in the middle without contributing much. Jake Weatherald has started to bat in the middle-order.

The bowlers did a fantastic job in the previous game as the skipper Peter Siddle picked up a fifer in the last match, and Rashid Khan got two wickets. Short and Conway picked up one wicket each.

Strikers have shown a lot of improvement in their bowling and need to improve their batting performance further.

STA vs STR Match Details

Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars, 43rd Match, Big Bash League 2021-22.

Date: 10th January 2022.

Time: 01:45 PM IST

Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.

STA vs STR Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 156

Average second innings score: 158

(The average score is based on three matches played at this venue so far this season.)

The pitch at MCG is balanced with some extra advantage to the batters. the last match played here was a low-scoring game.

(The chasing team has won two of the three matches played at this venue this season.)

STA vs STR Head to Head

Matches Played: 13

STA Won: 6

STR Won: 7

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

STA vs STR recent form

Most recent first

Melbourne Stars L L W L L
Adelaide Strikers W L L L L

STA vs STR Dream11 Team News


  • Stars have named a 17-player squad for the match against Strikers.


  • Strikers have not announced the squad yet, so we are going with the previous match’s squad.
  • Matt Renshaw has returned a positive PCR test for COVID-19 and will complete an isolation period. He will not play today match.

Probable Playing XI

Melbourne Stars:

Joe Clarke (WK), Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, Joe Burns, Hilton Cartwright, Beau Webster, Tom O Connell/S Rainbird, Qais Ahmad, Adam Zampa, Brody Couch, Haris Rauf. 

Bench: Sam Elliot, Clint Hinchliffe, Sam Rainbird/Tom O Connell, Travis Dean, Patrick Rowe, Xavier Crone.

Adelaide Strikers:

Matthew Short, Henry Hunt, Liam Scott, Jon Wells, Jake Weatherald, Thomas Kelly, Harry Nielsen (Wk), Rashid Khan, Harry Conway, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle (C). 

Bench: Daniel Worrall.

Top picks for STA vs STR Dream11 Prediction


Joe Clarke:

(7 M, 203 R, 29 A)

Joe Clarke is the wicketkeeper-batsman of the team and opens the innings. He has scored three fifties this season.

Marcus Stoinis:

(5 M, 65 R, 13 A)

Stoinis is an all-rounder and opens the innings for the Stars. He has not been in good form this season.

Hilton Cartwright:

(8 M, 256 R, 36.57 A)

Cartwright is a middle-order batsman and is the leading run-scorer for Stars this season.

Haris Rauf:

(2 M, 8 O, 3 W)

In the last match, Haris Rauf was slightly expensive but managed to pick up two wickets.

Brody Couch:

(8 M, 26 O, 11 W)

Brody Couch is the leading wicket-taker for the Stars but went wicketless in the last match.

Qais Ahmad:

(7 M, 26.4 O, 9 W)

Qais Ahmad has consistently picked up wickets in recent games and got one in the last game.

Adam Zampa:

(5 M, 3 W)

Skipper Zampa has not been in good form this season and has picked up only three wickets in five matches.


Matthew Short:

(9 M, 257 R, 32.12 A + 18 O, 1 W)

Short batted brilliantly in the last match, scoring 72 runs from 44 balls and picking up a wicket.

Rashid Khan:

(9 M, 31 R, 3.87 A + 36 O, 13 W)

Rashid Khan has performed decently this season and managed to pick up two wickets in the previous game.

Peter Siddle:

(9 M, 33.1 O, 16 W)

Skipper Siddle has been relentless this season and picked up five wickets for just 23 runs in the last game.

Matt Renshaw:

(6 M, 196 R, 32.66 A)

Renshaw has scored runs consistently but scored only 19 runs from 21 balls in the last match.

Jon Wells:

(9 M, 212 R, 23.55 A)

Wells has not scored runs in the last two games and scored only 11 runs in the previous match.

Wes Agar:

(7 M, 22.3 O, 8 W)

Wes Agar has not been consistent this season and went wicketless in the last match.

Jake Weatherald:

(9 M, 145 R, 18.12 A)

Weatherald has been out of form this season and shifted his batting order from opening to the middle-order.

STA vs STR Dream11 Team Prediction

J Clarke

M Stoinis, J Wells, N Larkin

M Short (C)

P Siddle, A Zampa, Rashid Khan (Vc), W Agar, H Rauf, B Couch

Captain and Vice-Captain (STA vs STR Today Match Prediction)

  • Matthew Short
  • Rashid Khan
  • Joe Clarke
  • Haris Rauf
  • Peter Siddle
  • M Stoinis

We will update the final Fantasy 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.


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