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Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers, free match prediction 27 Dec 2019

27 Dec 2019 | 13:40 | Carrara Oval, Queensland, Australia
170/6 in 20.0 8.50
174/4 in 20.0 8.70

Melbourne Stars Vs Adelaide Strikers betting odds

MS

1.80

AS

1.95

Toss Winner - Melbourne Stars won the toss and chose to bowl first

winner Adelaide Strikers beat Melbourne Stars by 4 runs

Melbourne Stars aim to keep their winning streak going against resurgent Adelaide Strikers!

  • Melbourne Stars have notched up comfortable wins in the two games played in this year’s competition
  • Marcus Stoinis and Haris Rauf were standout performers for Melbourne Stars in the game played against Hobart Hurricanes
  • Adelaide Strikers registered a hard-fought win over Perth Scorchers in a rain-curtailed game played at Adelaide Oval

Expect Melbourne Stars to seal another comfortable win!

  • Tournament: BIG BASH LEAGUE 2019-20
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Carrara Oval, Queensland, Australia
  • Toss: To Bat

BIG BASH LEAGUE 2019-20

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Sydney Thunder 3 2 0 0 1 5 0.847
Melbourne Stars 2 2 0 0 0 4 1.85
Sydney Sixers 4 2 2 0 0 4 0.243
Hobart Hurricanes 3 2 1 0 0 4 -0.29
Adelaide Strikers 2 1 0 0 1 3 0.833
Brisbane Heat 3 1 2 0 0 2 -0.05
Perth Scorchers 4 1 3 0 0 2 -1.353
Melbourne Renegades 3 0 3 0 0 0 -0.45
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
5 0.847 3 2 0 0 1
4 1.85 2 2 0 0 0
4 0.243 4 2 2 0 0
4 -0.29 3 2 1 0 0
3 0.833 2 1 0 0 1
2 -0.05 3 1 2 0 0
2 -1.353 4 1 3 0 0
0 -0.45 3 0 3 0 0
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Match Preview

Melbourne Stars will be looking to maintain their winning streak when they take on Adelaide Strikers in the 13th match of Big Bash League played at Carrara Oval in Queensland on Friday.

Stars Captain Glenn Maxwell will be pleased with his side’s clinical performance against Hobart Hurricanes. Marcus Stoinis delivered a splendid inning with the bat to help Stars post a competitive score on the board. Haris Rauf produced a menacing spell on debut to help Stars beat Hurricanes by 52 runs.

On the other hand, Adelaide Strikers managed to break their winless streak after completing a close win over Perth Scorchers. Captain Alex Carey will be hoping that Strikers can keep their maintain standards with bat and ball in this fixture.

Teams Preview

Melbourne Stars Preview

Last year finalist has started their campaign on a perfect note with comfortable victories over Brisbane Heat and Hobart Hurricanes.

In the previous game, Marcus Stoinis and Nic Maddinson got the side off to a good start and added 80 runs in the first 10 overs. Nic Maddinson played well and scored 40 runs off 39 balls with the help of eight boundaries.

With the departure of Maddinson, Stoinis continued to play with a lot of freedom and scored all his runs at a brisk rate. All-rounder finished the innings with the top-score of 81 not out off 54 balls with the help of seven fours and four sixes.

Captain Glenn Maxwell, Ben Dunk, and Peter Handscomb have the opportunity to pile on the runs for Stars in the last five overs of the innings. Hilton Cartwright played a run-a-ball cameo to see Melbourne Stars post 163 runs for the loss of four wickets in their 20 overs.

In the bowling department, the side will be looking towards the likes of Daniel Worrall, Adam Zampa and Haris Rauf to provide crucial breakthroughs. Against Hobart Hurricanes, debutant pacer Haris Rauf delivered menacing spell and claimed five wickets for Melbourne Stars. Part-time spinner Glenn Maxwell and leg-spinner Adam Zampa bowled well and claimed two wickets apiece.

Melbourne Stars Predicted Playing XI:

Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell (c), Ben Dunk, Peter Handscomb (wk), Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall, Hilton Cartwright, Marcus Stoinis, Sandeep Lamichhane, Clint Hinchliffe, Haris Rauf

Melbourne Stars Key Players From Previous Game Of BIG BASH LEAGUE 2019-20

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
M Stoinis 81 54 7 4 150
N Maddinson 40 39 8 0 102.56
B Dunk 19 12 1 2 158.33
Bowlers O M R W Econ
H Rauf 4.0 0 27 5 6.75
G Maxwell 3.0 0 15 2 5
A Zampa 4.0 0 29 2 7.25
Bowlers O M R W Econ
H Rauf 4.0 0 27 5 6.75
G Maxwell 3.0 0 15 2 5
A Zampa 4.0 0 29 2 7.25

Melbourne Stars Actual Playing XI:

Hilton Cartwright, Peter Handscomb, Nic Maddinson, DW Steyn, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Adam Zampa, D Worrall, Sandeep Lamichhane, Ben Dunk

Adelaide Strikers Preview

Strikers delivered an excellent batting performance to register their first win of the competition at Adelaide Oval. Strikers will be keen to build good momentum and deliver another strong show in this fixture.

Against Perth Scorchers, opener Jake Weatherald and Matthew Short got the side off to a decent start. Weatherald played exceedingly well and finished the innings with the top-score of 83 runs off 47 balls with the help of 10 fours and three sixes. The franchise will be hoping that Weatherald can continue his excellent form with the bat in this contest.

Short provided perfect support to Weatherald and scored 34 runs off 22 balls with the help of four boundaries and one six.

Captain Alex Carey chipped in with a blistering half-century to help Strikers post a daunting 198 runs in their allotted 20 overs. Carey scored 55 runs off 24 balls with the help of eight fours and two sixes.

Jonathan Wells, Cameron White, and Cameron Valente have chipped in with crucial performances for the side so far in this year’s competition.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes Billy Stanlake, Wes Agar and Rashid Khan to deliver crucial breakthroughs in this contest. Wes Agar bowled well and finished with figures of 2 for 36 in his four overs. Leg-spinner Rashid Khan conceded 40 runs and picked three wickets in his four overs.

Adelaide Strikers Predicted Playing XI:

Cameron White, Jonathan Wells, Harry Conway, Alex Carey (c & wk), Matthew Short, Cameron Valente, Billy Stanlake, Philip Salt, Rashid Khan, Jake Weatherald, Wes Agar

Adelaide Strikers Key Players From Previous Game Of BIG BASH LEAGUE 2019-20

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
J Weatherald 83 47 10 3 176.6
A Carey 55 24 8 2 229.17
M Short 34 22 4 1 154.55
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Khan 4.0 0 40 3 10
H Conway 4.0 0 32 2 8
W Agar 4.0 0 36 2 9
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Khan 4.0 0 40 3 10
H Conway 4.0 0 32 2 8
W Agar 4.0 0 36 2 9

Adelaide Strikers Actual Playing XI:

Cameron Valente, Philip Salt, Matthew Short, WA Agar, Alex Carey, Jake Weatherald, Peter Siddle, Rashid Khan, CL White, Billy Stanlake, JW Wells

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the game will provide a good contest between bat and ball. The weather condition for the game to be played on Friday is expected to have sunny intervals with a gentle breeze.

Venue Details

Carrara Oval in Queensland is going to host the 13th BBL game between Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Stars. Strikers have won four games out of nine played against Melbourne Stars.

Toss: To Bat

The side that wins the toss would be looking to bat first and put runs on the board.

Winning Prediction

Melbourne Stars will be outright favorites to win their game against Adelaide Strikers. With likes of Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis in excellent form, Stars will be looking to deliver another excellent performance in this contest. With Haris Rauf’s sensational debut, Stars will be tough to overcome in this game.

Expect Melbourne Stars to seal another comfortable win!

Author: Shoaib Z.