Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers Big Bash Today Match Prediction

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Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers Big Bash Today Match Prediction On the 15th of December, the Melbourne Stars face the Sydney Sixers in BBL Match 13 at Melbourne Cricket Ground. So far in the competition, the Stars have won two of their three games. After losing their first game by 152 runs, they went on to win their second game by four runs against the Sydney Thunder. In their third game of the competition, the Stars defeated the Thunder by six wickets.

Meanwhile, the Sixers have won two of their three games so far in the tournament. They won their first game by 152 runs against the Stars, and then went on to win their second game by 14 runs against the Hobart Hurricanes. The Sixers were then defeated by the Hurricanes by 44 runs in a rain-shortened match. The Stars will see this game as an opportunity to make up for the thrashing they received in the tournament opener.

Match Details

Match: Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers BBL.

Date: December 15, 2021

Time: 01:45 PM IST.

Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.

Weather Report

Tomorrow’s weather is forecast to be spotty rain. The visibility will be approximately 10 kilometers (6 miles) with an air pressure of 1013 millibars. The temperature will reach 22 degrees Celsius during the day and 14 degrees Celsius at night. The weather will be largely dry, with little or no precipitation and cloud covering 25% of the sky, with a humidity of approximately 65%.

Pitch Report

Because it’s a drop-in pitch, we may anticipate a close match between bat and ball. Quick bowlers must take advantage of the favorable conditions. On this wicket, anything over 170 is a competitive score.

Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers Predicted Playing 11

Melbourne Stars Playing 11

Glenn Maxwell (c), Joe Clarke (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Qais Ahmad, Brody Couch, Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, Andre Russell, Hilton Cartwright, Beau Webster

Sydney Sixers Playing 11

Moises Henriques (c), Josh Philippe (wk), James Vince, Dan Christian, Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, Tom Curran, Sean Abbott, Hayden Kerr, Chris Jordan, Steve O’Keefe

Key Player

Tom Curran                                                       

The Sixers’ lone wicket-takers in their previous game against the Hobart Hurricanes were Englishmen Chris Jordan and Tom Curran. Tom Curran has a penchant for dismantling partnerships and is also a competent hitter lower down the order. In this league’s first three games, he has taken five wickets and scored 33 runs with the bat.

Andre Russell

Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, and Andre Russell were the Stars’ leading scorers in their last match against the Thunder. Andre Russell is impossible to keep out of the game. In the winning case against Sydney Thunder, he scored 42* runs off 21 balls. He has scored 59 runs without being dismissed in two BBL encounters.

Team News

  • Melbourne Stars have won two games in a row against Sydney Thunder, putting them back on the map. They might be about to contend again after a disappointing season last year.
  • Josh Philippe and Moises Henriques continued to bat well, but the bowling attack must be able to mix tight bowling with wicket-taking in this match.

Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers Match Tips

When the Sydney Sixers thrashed the Melbourne Stars to begin this year’s season, it was one of the most memorable triumphs in Big Bash League history, and they will look to make it seven consecutive wins over the Stars when they meet again. The Sixers are coming off their first loss of the season, a thrashing at the hands of the Hobart Hurricanes, and while the Stars have won their last two, the Sixers will believe they have the better of their opponents and can return to winning ways right away thanks to their top order producing the goods with the bat. So we think the sixers can steal the win.              

Today’s match prediction: Sydney Sixers to win the match