Melbourne Stars and Hobart Hurricanes will appear in their return fixture of this season on Monday (4th January) at Bellerive Oval (Hobart) during the 27th match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10).
It will be their second meeting this season while Hurricanes won the first battle by 21 runs on last Saturday (2nd January). While Hurricanes will play their eighth game of this season on Monday, Stars will appear for the seventh time this season.
Hobart Hurricanes have already earned 18 points after managing five wins (also two loses). In the meantime, Melbourne Stars have won twice this season and collected 11 points (3 loses and 1 no result). In the latest BBL 10 points table, while Hurricanes are in the third position, Stars are in the fifth spot.
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 27: Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes
– Weather Forecast
Bellerive Oval (Hobart) will host this 27th match of the BBL 10 between Melbourne Stars and Hobart Hurricanes. This match will begin at 04:05 PM (16:05) local time on Monday.
According to AccuWeather, there is a good threat of rain on entire Monday. The weather forecast suggests that morning and afternoon have the high chance of showers. Though the chance of raining will be lower in the late afternoon, the threat raining will be increase with the time progress.
While the sky will be partly cloudy, the temperature will be between 20°C and 17°C.
– Pitch Report
The 27th match of the BBL 10 will be played between Melbourne Stars and Hobart Hurricanes at Bellerive Oval (Hobart).
This venue has already hosted seven matches this season, including the first meeting of this season between Stars and Hurricanes. While the first batting teams have won five games this season, the chasing teams were successful only twice.
According to the present T20 record at this venue, the 170+ totals are quite safe to defend. In the last game, Hobart Hurricanes even successfully defended 164 runs.
So, the captain will favour to select bat first after winning the toss.