Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars Big Bash Today Match Prediction

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Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars Big Bash Today Match Prediction. Sydney Sixers have won all the last five encounters between the two teams. The last meeting between the two sides saw Sydney Sixers defeat Melbourne Stars by 5 wickets. Josh Philippe has also gained 288 runs from his last 10 matches. Ben Dwarshuis has been the most reliable bowler for Sydney Sixers and has pulled up 14 wickets from his latest 7 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 8.83 and a strike rate of 10. Carlos Brathwaite has also struck up 9 wickets from his closing 10 races. Nick Larkin has also gained 243 runs from his current 8 matches.

Match Details

Match: Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars, 1st WBBL 2021-22

Date:  5 Dec 2021 

Time: 2:05 pm (IST)

Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney

Pitch Report

The pitch of Sydney Cricket Ground is in the bowler’s favor as in the last 10 matches bowling first team won five matches and four matches are obtained by the first batting team. Overall the pitch supports pacers not that many spinners. thus both teams will look to bowl first. 

Weather Report

The weather will be great for a good match. The temperature of the day will be 18-22 degrees Celcius during the whole match. Clouds will be partially covering the sky to greet both teams. Though the gentle breeze will be good enough for giving some relief for players.

Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars Playing 11

Sydney Sixer Predicted Playing 11

Josh Philippe, Moises Henriques, James Vince, Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Carlos Brathwaite, Jake Ball, Sean Abbott, Steve O’Keefe, Ben Dwarshius.

Melbourne Stars Predicted Playing 11

Marcus Stoinis, Liam Hatcher, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell, Nic Maddinson, Hilton Cartwright, Seb Gotch, Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake, Zahir Khan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Sam Rainbird

Key Player

Adam Zampa

Adam Zampa has been the most reliable bowler for Melbourne Stars and has pulled up 15 wickets from his last 9 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 7.57 and a strike rate of 13. he has been a great help for Melbourne Stars so make sure to look for him. 

Marcus Stoinis

A right-handed batsman and a medium pacer by trade, Marcus Stoinis, is an Australian all-rounder. And he is the top run-runner for Melbourne Stars with 331 runs from his last 10 games at an average of 36 with a strike rate of 140.

Team News

  • Back-back BBL winners Sydney Sixers are out to ensure a famous three-peat and get their campaign undertaken on their house-ground at the SCG against old rivals Melbourne Stars, whom they defeated in the 2019-20 final. All-rounder Moises Henriques will head a team that combines the likes of fellow veteran Dan Christian, bowler Ben Dwarshuis and a three-pronged English abroad trio of batsman James Vince alongside speedy bowlers Chris Jordan and Tom Curran.
  • Arguably the most significant underachievers in BBL records, Melbourne Stars are yet to acquire the competition in their history despite performing at the MCG and having always received a squad prepared full of talent, something they will want to addrmess in the 2021-22 competition. With worldwide T20 World Cup champions such as all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, spin-bowler Adam Zampa and the big-runner Marcus Stoinis amongst their ranks, the Stars are a force to be considered with, but the subconscious barrier of nevermore having lifted that BBL trophy continues.

Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars Match Tips

The knowledge of the Sydney Sixers has witnessed a huge factor in them having proved themselves as a BBL overcoming machine in modern years. However, the Melbourne Stars possess a backbone made up of players who have coupled together for Australia over the preceding month or so, winning their first-ever T20 World Cup and will head into this competition full of confidence and in great form. Spin-bowler Zampa could make a case for being arguably the best 20 over bowler in the world today and will form a potent partnership with Afghanistan’s Qais Ahmad. Melbourne Stars are well deserving support to muscle their way to success in Sydney ground.

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