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Big Bash League 2023 - Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder Dream11 Match Prediction, Top Picks, Playing 11, Captain, Vice Captain, Player Stats, Pitch Report & Weather Update

Posted On: Jan 24,2023

Posted By: Kavin

STA vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction BBL 2023
STA vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction BBL 2023
Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder – Match 55 - BBL
Date 25th January 2023
Time 1:45 PM IST, 8:15 AM GMT 7:15 PM LOCAL
Venue Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

STA vs THU Match Preview

Melbourne Stars and Sydney Thunder will meet in the final league game of the Big Bash League. Melbourne Stars have been eliminated from the tournament and they have nothing to lose in the coming game.

Thunder on the other hand have six wins and a win will take them closer to the playoff spot. A loss, however, will put them in jeopardy.

STA vs THU Match Pitch Report and Weather Report 

Pitch Report

The wicket in Melbourne now looks exhausted and timing the ball is not easy now. A score of above 160 will not be easy to chase.

Weather Report

The weather will be slightly cloudy and the temperature will range between 24 and 13. Rain is unlikely to affect the game.

STA vs THU Playing 11s

Melbourne Stars

Joe Clarke (wk), Thomas Rogers, Campbell Kellaway, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Beau Webster, Nick Larkin, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Luke Wood, Liam Hatcher, Adam Zampa (c)

Sydney Thunder

Matthew Gilkes (wk), David Warner, Jason Sangha, Oliver Davies, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Joel Davies, Chris Green (c), Gurinder Sandhu, Usman Qadir

STA vs THU Team News 

There is no change in Melbourne Stars squad for the final game while Jason Sangha has returned to the Thunder team.

STA vs THU Head-to-Head Records

Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Stars have been very competitive against each other.

  Matches Played STA THU NR Tie
Overall 18 10 8 0 0

STA vs THU Dream11 Top Fantasy Picks All Rounders, Batsman, Bowlers, Wicket Keepers

Wicketkeeper Joe Clarke, Matthew Gikes (VC)
Batters Hilton Cartwright, Tom Frazer Roger, David Warner (C), Olivier Davies
All-rounders Beau Webster, Daniel Sams
Bowlers Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Usman Qadir

David Warner

David Warner has not played as per his reputation but when it comes to must-win games, there is hardly any player bigger than Warner. The southpaw will be looking to deliver in this crunch game and take his team to the playoffs.

Matthew Gikes

Matthew Gikes is another batter who has been in decent form for Sydney Thunder. Matthew Gikes scored a blazing 74 against Melbourne Renegades to take his team to a win.

Usman Qadir

Usman Qadir can be the trump for Thunder given that the wickets have lost life and it is much tougher to score against the spinners.

Joe Clarke

Joe Clarke has done well for the Stars this season. However, he didn't find support from other end. With this being his final innings, he would be keen to make an impact

Nathan Coulter-Nile

Nathan Coulter-Nile can be a good pick owing to his ability to bowl wicket to wicket and swing the new ball both ways.

STA vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction

STA vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction BBL 2023
STA vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction BBL 2023