On Tuesday (29th December) evening, Sydney Thunder will take on Melbourne Stars at Manuka Oval (Canberra) during the 19th match of the Big Bash League 2020/21 (BBL 10).
Both teams have already played four matches each in this season. Sydney Thunder have earned 11 points (3 wins and 1 lose) while Melbourne Stars have already got 10 points (2 wins, 1 lose and 1 no result).
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 19: Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars (THU vs STA) – Stats Preview
Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars (THU vs STA) – Head-to-Head Stats
|Stats||Matches||THU Won||STA Won||Tied (W/L)||No Result|
|At Manuka Oval (Canberra)||2||1||1||0 (0/0)||0|
|In last 5 matches||5||0||5||0 (0/0)||0|
|In BBL 09||3||0||3||0 (0/0)||0|
- Melbourne Stars are currently running with the 5-match winning streak against Sydney Thunder. Thunder won against Stars for the last time on 21st December 2018 at Manuka Oval (Canberra), where they won by 15 runs in DLS method.
In BBL 10
- Earlier in this tournament, they met for the first time this season on 12th December 2020 at Canberra during the 3rd match of this tournament. Melbourne Stars won that match by 22 runs. While Stars scored 169/8 (20 overs) in the first innings, Thunder replied with 147/9 (20 overs).
Records at Manuka Oval (Canberra)
|Team||Matches||Won||Lost||Tied (W/L)||No Result|
Important stats between Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars (THU vs STA)
|Stats||THU (vs STA)||STA (vs THU)|
|Highest total||181/7 (19.3 overs) at Melbourne on 24th January 2016 & 181/5 (20 overs) at Canberra on 21st December 2018||194/2 (20 overs) at Melbourne on 6th February 2020|
|Lowest completed total||106/8 (20 overs) at Sydney on 17th January 2015||145/8 (20 overs) at Melbourne on 8th January 2013|
|Largest victory (by runs)||15 runs at Canberra on 21st December 2018||28 runs at Melbourne on 6th February 2020|
|Largest victory (by wickets)||7 wickets at Melbourne on 20th January 2018||8 wickets for twice|
(Top players’ stats)
|Stats||THU (vs STA)||STA (vs THU)|
|Highest individual score||109* by Usman Khawaja at Melbourne on 20th December 2015||83* by Nick Larkin and 83 by Marcus Stoinis both at Melbourne on 6th February 2020|
|Best bowling figures||3/5 by Daniel Sams at Canberra on 21st December 2018||3/17 by Haris Rauf at Melbourne on 6th February 2020|
|Most runs scored||313 runs by Usman Khawaja||332 runs by Marcus Stoinis|
|Most wickets||10 wickets by Daniel Sams||13 wickets by Adam Zampa|
Usman Khawaja – 1500 runs for Thunder
i) The leading run-scorer for Sydney Thunder, Usman Khawaja has already scored 1459 runs for this team. He is 41 runs away to become the first batsman to score 1500 runs for this team.
Chris Green – leading wicket-taker as a spinner for Thunder
i) Off-spinner Chris Green has already picked up 38 wickets for Sydney Thunder. With three more wickets, he will be the most wicket-taker for Thunder as a spinner after surpassing his former teammate, leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed (40 wickets).
Glenn Maxwell – 2000 BBL runs
i) Glenn Maxwell (1982 runs) is 18 runs behind to complete his 2000 runs in BBL career. Till the date, only Chris Lynn (2421 runs) and Aaron Finch (2319 runs) have managed to reach this milestone.
– 2nd most successful spinner for Stars
i) Off-spinner Glenn Maxwell has taken 26 wickets for Melbourne Stars. With one more wicket, he will surpass Nepal leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane (26 wickets) and become the second most wicket-taker for Stars. The Aussie leg-spinner Adam Zampa is the record holder in this list as he has already bagged 57 wickets for this team.