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Toss Winner - Sydney Thunder won the toss and chose to bowl first
Melbourne Stars beat Sydney Thunder by 4 runs
Sydney Thunder up against star studded Melbourne Stars
SYDNEY THUNDER will win the match
Tournament: Big Bash League 2021-22 | Format: T20 | Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia | Toss: To BatBet Now
BBL2021-22 is off and running with all teams playing their first match. Every team will look to build their core playing group which gives them the balance and depth from the squad available. Sydney Thunder kicked off their campaign with a victory in their opening match against Brisbane Heat by 7 wickets. Melbourne Stars did not have a good start but they will be delighted with the return of star players like Qais Ahmed, Andre Russell, Marcus Stoinis, and Nathan Coulter-Nile in this match. Both teams will look to give a tough fight for the valuable 2 points on stake.
Melbourne stars were bundled out for just 61 runs in the last game. Skipper Glenn Maxwell will be delighted with the addition of Andre Russell and Joe Burns to their batting line-up of Peter Nevill, Joe Clarke, and Hilton Cartwright. Marcus Stoinis availability is subjected to his fitness and he will add great depth to their playing XI.
Their bowling unit lacked experience and gave a massive 213 runs in their last game. Nathan Coulter Nile and Qais Ahmed will be expected to strengthen their bowling attack. Adam Zampa, Brody Couch, and Samuel Elliot will continue their presence in the playing XI to complete the bowling attack.
Key players to bet on: Glenn Maxwell, Adam Zampa, Andre Russell
Joe Clarke, Peter Nevill (wk), Joe Burns, Glenn Maxwell (c), Hilton Cartwright, Beau Webster, Sam Rainbird/Nathan Coulter Nile, Andre Russell, Brody Couch, Adam Zampa, Qais Ahmed
Hilton Cartwright, Qais Ahmad, Nick Larkin, BJ Webster, Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Brody Couch, Marcus Stoinis, Joe Clarke, Adam Zampa, Andre Russell
Sydney Thunders succumbed to 32/3 early in the match in the steep chase of 141 runs in the match. Sam Billings (45 runs) and Alex Ross (61 runs) shared a massive 109-run partnership to take their team to victory in the match. All-rounder duo of Daniel Sams and Ben Cutting will add great depth to their playing XI.
Their pace bowling trio of Gurinder Sandhu, Daniel Sams, and McAndrew rattled the opposition at regular intervals and ended with combined bowling figures of 12-0-72-7. Tanveer Sangha and Chris Green will form the spin attack for the team and they will have a complete bowling attack in this match.
Key players to bet on: Sam Billings, Daniel Sams, Alex Ross
Alex Hales, Sam Whiteman, Matthew Gilkes, Sam Billings (wk), Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Chris Green (c), Nathan McAndrew, Gurinder Sandhu, Tanveer Sangha
Alex Hales, Ben Cutting, Sam Billings, Daniel Sams, Nathan McAndrew, Christopher Green, Sam Whiteman, Gurinder Sandhu, Matthew Gilkes, Tanveer Sangha, Alex Ross
Melbourne will have a bright and sunny weather on the match day with just 20% chances of rain by the forecasters. No weather interruptions are expected in this game.
MCG is a batter friendly wicket but the huge ground dimensions might help the bowlers to take wickets. We can expect a good contest between the bat and ball in this match and average scores to be around 160-180 runs in this match.
Teams batting first has a 4-1 win-loss record in the matches played so far and we expect both captains to bat first in this match if they win the toss.
Sydney Thunder made a strong comeback despite losing early wickets to win the match comfortably by 7 wickets. They also have a strong bowling attack with good mix of pace and spin bowlers. Melbourne Stars missed the services of their premier players in the first few matches and will be delighted to welcome back in this match. They lack experience in their pace bowling and it will be their big concern in this season. And, we expect Sydney Thunder to win this match.
SYDNEY THUNDER will win the match
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