Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars Today Match Prediction. Brisbane Heat will face Melbourne Stars in the 23rd match of the BBL 2021/22. Brisbane Heat is running into this match on the back of an away win over Adelaide Strikers by 39 runs. It has increased their confidence level and they will look to carry the same tempo for this match as well. With 2 wins and 3 losses, they are at the 5th spot in the standings with 8 points.
Melbourne Stars, on the other hand, are struggling to find consistency in this competition. They have lost their last two matches and currently hold the 7th spot in the standings with 7 points. They look forward to breaking their 2-match losing streak.
Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars, Match 23
Venue: Gabba, Brisbane
Date & Time: December 27th, at 3:35 PM IST and 8:05 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network
The weather is not good for a competitive match, the temperature will be high on the mark and clouds are going to grow in the sky. And thunderstorms may occur around the area. But still, we expect a good match between the two teams.
It’s a fast-paced track where the seamers will get an abundance of offerings. Having said that, the batters can score runs as well but they still have to be stubborn. The wicket doesn’t go to vary much and, still batting rather is a good option.
Matches- 14, Brisbane Heat – 9, Melbourne Stars – 5, N/R- 0
At The Gabba
Matches- 6, Brisbane Heat – 4, Melbourne Stars – 2, N/R- 0
Chris Lynn, Max Bryant, Ben Duckett, Sam Heazlett, Jimmy Peirson (c & wk), Tom Cooper, James Bazley, Mark Steketee, Matthew Kuhnemann/Xavier Bartlett, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Liam Guthrie
Marcus Stoinis, Joe Clarke (wk), Glenn Maxwell (c), Joe Burns, Andre Russell, Hilton Cartwright, Beau Webster, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Qais Ahmad, Brody Couch
Glenn Maxwell has been great for the Stars in the continuing season of the BBL. He has been the darling batter for his team in the tournament. The veteran has collected 175 runs from five games at an average of 35 and most significantly, a strike rate of 150.86. the batting all-rounder is the kind of player who very seldom does not make an effect in the match. He already has a century in BBL 2021-22 season.
Mitchell Swepson has recreated only two matches and has discovered his feet for the Heat in the championship. In two matches, the leg-spinner has gathered up three wickets, most notably at an economy rate of 7.25. The Stars’ batters ought to play him with a lot of carefulness. Mark Steketee both took 3 wickets in their last match and we are reinforcing Steketee to be the highest wicket-taker against Melbourne Stars.
It has been an uneven beginning to this season’s BBL for both units but they will both desire their odds of selecting up a win at the Gabba in this clash. It would be a wonder if either side runs out with the game and our forecast for the match is a Melbourne Stars victory.