On Monday (11th January) evening, Adelaide Strikers will face Melbourne Stars at Adelaide Oval (Adelaide) in the 36th match of the Big Bash League 2020/21 (BBL 10). It will be their first meeting this season.
At present, Adelaide Strikers are standing in the fourth position in the BBL 10 points table with 17 points in nine matches (4 wins and 5 loses). Meanwhile, Melbourne Stars are currently in the seventh position in the same points table with 15 points in eight games (3 wins, 4 loses and 1 no result).
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 36: Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars
– Weather Forecast
Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars match will be played at Adelaide Oval (Adelaide). This match has been scheduled to begin at 06:45 PM (18:45) local time on Monday.
According to AccuWeather Forecast, the sky will be generally cloudy on entire Monday. However, there is no forecast of raining at Adelaide on entire Monday. So, the cricket fans can expect another uninterrupted exciting BBL match on 11th January.
During the match time, the temperature will be between 24°C and 17°C.
– Pitch Report
Adelaide Oval (Adelaide) will host this match between Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Stars. This venue has already hosted four games in the ongoing BBL season. Out of those matches, while the first batting teams won twice, the chasing teams also claimed two wins.
On 28th December, Adelaide Strikers and Perth Scorchers faced each other at this venue. While Strikers scored 165/8 (20 overs), Scorchers were bundled out for just 94 runs (15.2 overs). They again met at this venue on 31st December, where Scorchers took the revenge after by successfully chasing 147 runs target in 17.4 overs after losing only three wickets.
Later, early this month, Adelaide Strikers faced Melbourne Renegades twice at this venue. On 5th January, during their first meeting of this season, while Strikers scored 171/5 (20 overs), Renegades only replied with 111 runs (19.1 overs). But while they faced each other once again at this venue on 8th January, Renegades successfully chased down the 178 runs target in 19.5 overs after losing four wickets.
However, the recent past records tell that the 170-175+ totals are generally defendable in this T20 venue.