STR vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction, Playing XI, Pitch Report: Big Bash League

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Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars Dream11 Prediction, Big Bash League 2023-24

STR vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction, Probable Playing 11, Pitch report, head-to-head stats and Fantasy Cricket Tips of Big Bash League 2023-24.

Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars will play in the 20th match of the Big Bash League 2023-24 at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.

STR vs STA Match Details

MatchAdelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars, 20th Match
SeriesBig Bash League 2023-24
Date31 Dec 2023
Time1:45 PM
VenueAdelaide Oval, Adelaide
Live ScoreSTR vs STA Live Score
STR vs STA Match Details

Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars Match Preview:

The 20th game of the Big Bash League 2023-24 will see the Adelaide Strikers host the Melbourne Stars at Adelaide. It is also the end of the year match and is one of the biggest games of the season.

Adelaide Strikers:

They have played 4 games so far and have won just 1 out of them and their first game was washed out due to rain. They will be desperate to win this game and start a winning momentum.

With the bat, their batting is looking in good touch with their top order looking in solid form. D’Arcy Short and Chris Lynn were the top scorers in the last game 54 and 56 runs respectively.

With the ball, their bowlers have also been good but have proved to be expensive in the middle overs. Their bowlers failed to defend 177 in the last game and will look to perform better in this one.

Melbourne Stars:

The Melbourne Stars on the other hand, have bounced back well after losing their first 3 games and have won two back-to-back games after that. They look strong on paper and will be the favorites going into this game.

With the ball, their bowlers have looked good in the last two games and picked up wickets consistently. Skipper Glenn Maxwell was the pick of the bowlers in the last game and picked up 3 wickets.

With the bat, the last game against Hurricanes was shortened due to rain. Glenn Maxwell looked solid at the top and scored 35* runs. Daniel Lawrence has been added into the squad for this game.

STR vs STA Pitch Report 2023

Average 1st Innings score: 153

Average 2nd innings score: 136

(The average score based on the T20 matches played on the ground so far)

(Final Pitch report will be updated on our Telegram Channel Prior to 15-20 mins before the game)*

The venue will host its third game of the season. The wicket is expected to be a good one to bat on with the ball coming nicely on to the bat. The last game on the venue saw 200+ from both the sides.

Source – ICC

STR vs STA Weather Report

There is no chance of rain in the game and a full game of cricket can be expected in this match.

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STR vs STA Head to Head

Matches Played: 17

STR Won: 8

STA Won: 9

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

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Team News (STR vs STA)

Adelaide Strikers:

  • They have announced a 13-member squad for this game.
  • Thomas Kelly is one of 13 players named in the squad for Adelaide’s biggest New Year’s Eve party.
  • Jake Weatherald and David Payne have been left out of the squad that lost to the Melbourne Renegades at Marvel Stadium on Friday night.

Melbourne Stars:

  • They have announced a 14-member squad for this game.
  • English batter Dan Lawrence has been added to the squad after signing with the Stars for the remainder of KFC BBL|13.
  • Fast bowler Brody Couch has also been added. 
  • They replace Pakistani duo of Usama Mir and Haris Rauf.

STR vs STA Probable Playing 11

Adelaide Strikers:

Matthew Short (C), D’Arcy Short, Chris Lynn, Adam Hose, Thomas Kelly, Jamie Overton, James Bazley, Harry Nielson (WK), Wes Agar, Henry Thornton/Brendan Doggett, Cameron Boyce.

Bench – Brendan Doggett, Ben Manenti

Melbourne Stars:

Daniel Lawrence, Sam Harper (WK), Beau Webster, Glenn Maxwell (C), Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Imad Wasim, Jono Merlo, Brody Couch, Joel Paris, Mark Steketee.

Bench – Corey Rocchiccioli, Nick Larkin, Tom Rogers.

Top picks for STR vs STA Dream11 Team

Adelaide Strikers Top picks for Dream11 Team

Matthew Short:

(3 M, 136 R, 45 A + 7 O, 3 W)

He is the skipper of the team and will contribute with both bat and ball. Short scored only 8 runs with the bat but is in good form and will be a default pick for C & VC in STR vs STR Dream11 Prediction.

Jamie Overton:

(3 M, 12 O, 5 W)

He is a quality all-rounder and can contribute with both bat and ball. Overton scored 29* runs with the bat and also picked up 1 wicket with the ball.

D’Arcy Short:

(3 M, 122 R, 41 A)

He is an experienced player and will open the innings. Short batted well in the last game and scored 54 runs.

Chris Lynn:

(3 M, 107 R, 36 A)

He is an veteran player in this league and is another experienced player. Lynn is looking fantastic and scored 56 runs in the last game.

Wes Agar:

(3 M, 9 O, 1 W)

He will lead the pace attack and is a talented bowler. Agar went wicketless in the last game.

Melbourne Stars Player Stats

Glenn Maxwell:

(4 M, 100 R, 33 A + 7 O, 4 W)

He is one of the best players in this league and format. Maxi scored 35* runs with the bat and also picked up 3 wickets with the ball and will be a default pick for C & VC in STR vs STA Dream11 Prediction.

Beau Webster:

(4 M, 94 R, 31 A + 7 O, 4 W)

He is a quality all-rounder and will contribute with both bat and ball. Webster went wicketless with the ball in the last game and also did not get to bat but will still be a crucial pick.

Marcus Stoinis:

(5 M, 30 R, 6 A)

He will bat in the middle order and is likely to contribute with the bat only. Stoinis was dismissed for a duck in the last game.

Dan Lawrence:

(4 M, 41 R, 10 A) – Overall BBL Stats

Lawrence will bat in the top order and is a quality player. This will be his first game of the season and will be a crucial pick.

Hilton Cartwright:

(5 M, 128 R, 25 A)

He will bat in the lower middle order and is a talented player. Cartwright scored 2 runs in the last game.

STR vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction

Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars Dream11 Team:

Wicket-keepers: S Harper
Batters: C Lynn
All-rounders: G Maxwell (C), M Stoinis, J Overton, B Webster,
M Short (Vc), J Bazley, I Wasim, D Short
Bowlers: J Paris

STR vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction BBL
STR vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction BBL

Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • Mark Steketee (If plays) is also a good pick.

Captain and Vice-Captain choices

  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Matthew Short
  • Beau Webster
  • Jamie Overton
  • Marcus 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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