Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars Big Bash Today Match Prediction

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Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars Big Bash Today Match Prediction On December 12th, the Sydney Thunder take on the Melbourne Stars in BBL match 10 at Sydney Showground Stadium. The Sydney Thunder have won one of their two tournament matches thus far, defeating the Brisbane Heat in their first encounter. In their second game, they were defeated by the Melbourne Stars. With the ball in hand, Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu, and Nathan McAndrew were excellent.

The Thunder were easily able to cross the finish line thanks to Sam Billings and Alex Ross. The Thunder were defeated by the Stars in a tight game, falling by four runs. In their first game in the competition, the Stars were humiliated by the Sydney Sixers. Bowling initially, the bowlers were unable to stop the run flow. Despite losing wickets such as Brody Couch, Glenn Maxwell, and Sam Rainbird, the Sixers were able to maintain a consistent run pace.

Match Details

Match: Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars BBL.

Date: December 12, 2021

Time: 01:45 PM IST.

Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.

Weather Report

The forecast for tomorrow is for spotty rain with a chance of thunderstorms. The temperature will reach 21 degrees Celsius during the day and 15 degrees Celsius at night. The weather will be largely dry, with little or no precipitation and clouds covering 56 percent of the sky, with 68 percent humidity.

Pitch Report

The Sydney Showground’s pitch is an excellent cricketing surface, however, it is predicted to benefit bowlers more than batsmen. The hitters must pick their strokes carefully and take advantage of the opportunities that come their way. On this surface, the side that wins the toss will seek to pursue, while the team batting first will want to go near the 160-run threshold.

Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars Predicted Playing 11

Sydney Thunder Playing 11

Chris Green(C), Sam Billings (wk), Alex Hales, Sam Whiteman, Matthew Gilkes, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Nathan McAndrew, Ben Cutting, Tanveer Sangha, Gurinder Sandhu.

Melbourne Stars Playing 11

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

Key Player

Marcus Stoinis                                                 

Marcus Stoinis is one of the Stars’ all-time top run-scorers in the BBL. At the top of the order, he has been a rock for his squad. He only scored 13 runs in the first game. However, considering his abilities, he is likely to make a comeback.

Tanveer Sangha

Tanveer Sangha has been a consistent wicket-taker for the Thunder over the last two seasons. The leg-spinner has three wickets at an amazing economy rate of 7.28 in two games. The Stars’ hitters might be in big danger if he rediscovers his groove.

Team News

  • The Thunder were dragged back to earth by the Stars on Friday after getting their season started to a winning start against the Brisbane Heat.
  • Andre Russell was a bit pricey with the ball, but he’ll get the nod again because he’ll only be available for five games in the tournament.

Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars Match Tips

Melbourne Stars appear to be in an excellent position to go forward now that they’ve won their first game, and they surely have the personnel to do so. In terms of the star’s power, Stoinis, Maxwell, Russell, and Zampa greatly outnumber the Sydney Thunder, but it would be stupid to overlook the Thunder, who are a very good squad with a threatening bowling attack in particular. Another tight match is predicted between these two teams, but the Melbourne Stars’ momentum and all-around firepower may just be enough to give them the advantage over the Thunder and claim a win.  

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