Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat, Match Prediction–Who will win today’s match?


Modified Jan 16, 2022 9:56 AM IST

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Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat– Who will win today’s The 51st match of the Big Bash League 2021-22 will pit Melbourne Stars against Brisbane Heat. The Melbourne Stars were defeated by the Adelaide Strikers in their previous match. The Stars did a fantastic job of limiting the Strikers to 155 runs by bowling first. Clint Hinchliffe and Sam Rainbird both took two wickets. The Stars, headed by Glenn Maxwell, are in the sixth position in the standings and just a win to have any hope of making the playoffs.

Their net run rate of -0.939 isn’t really impressive. The Heat, on the other hand, is in desperate need of a miracle to advance to the next round. following a loss to Adelaide Strikers in their previous match. The Heat will be aiming for a much better showing against the Stars in their upcoming matchup.

Match Details

Match:  Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat BBL.

Date: January 16, 2022

Time: 01:45 PM IST.

Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.

Weather Report

The weather in Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia, is forecast to be bright tomorrow. The daytime temperature will reach 27 °C, while the nighttime temperature will drop to 16 °C. The weather will be dry, with no precipitation and clouds covering 14% of the sky, with a humidity of roughly 58%.

Pitch Report

By any means, the pitch in Melbourne hasn’t been ideal for batting. Batters have struggled to score runs on the surface. For run-scoring, rotating the strike will be crucial. The deck has also aided the chasing teams significantly.

Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat Predicted Playing 11

Melbourne Stars Playing 11

Glenn Maxwell (c), Joe Clarke (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Beau Webster, Hilton Cartwright, Joe Burns, Brody Couch, Ahmed Daniyal, Clint Hinchliffe, Sam Rainbird, Adam Zampa

Brisbane Heat Playing 11

Chris Lynn (c), Lachlan Pfeffer (wk), Nathan McSweeney, Ben Duckett, Sam Heazlett, Jake Lehmann, Xavier Bartlett, Will Prestwidge, Matthew Kuhnemann, Liam Guthrie, Mujeeb Ur Rahman              

Key Player

Glenn Maxwell                                                 

Glenn Maxwell has been an important part of the Stars’ roster for several years. Even this time around, he’s been able to play some solid knocks, but he hasn’t been able to demonstrate much consistency. If the Stars want to finish in the top four, the Victorian will have to step up his game.

Adam Zampa

Adam Zampa has established himself as a legitimate wicket-taker for Australia, and he has repeated similar achievements for the Stars as well. Despite the fact that he hasn’t taken many wickets this season, he is predicted to deliver a match-winning session against the Heat in the forthcoming encounter.

Team News

  • The Melbourne Stars have a good batting order, but several of their key players appear to be out of sorts.
  • With Mitch Swepson and Michael Neser returning in the lineup, the Brisbane Heat’s bowling attack will be significantly more potent.

Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat Match Tips

For the Melbourne Stars and Brisbane Heat, this is a last-chance match, with a loss putting an end to their season in the Big Bash League. COVID-19 breakouts have recently afflicted the couple, but despite being able to summon their crucial men, they have yet to fire. The Heat’s loss to the Adelaide Strikers last time out was a major concern, and while the Stars were defeated by the same opponent, they were at least competitive, and they showed enough to suggest that they can win this one.

Today’s match prediction: Melbourne Stars to win the match