Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 2: Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat – Stats Preview
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Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 2: Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat – Stats Preview

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On Friday (11th December) evening, Melbourne Stars and Brisbane Heat will face each other in the second match of the Big Bash League 2020/21 (BBL 10) at Manuka Oval (Canberra).

While the three-time BBL runners-up Melbourne Stars finished as the runners-up in the BBL 09 after losing the final against Sydney Sixers by 19 runs, the BBL 02 champions Brisbane Heat finished in the 7th position in the BBL 09 points table.

Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 2: Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat (STA vs HEA) – Stats Preview

Teams’ Stats

Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat (STA vs HEA) – Head-to-Head Stats

Stats Matches STA Won HEA Won Tied (W/L) No Result
Overall 12 4 8 0 (0/0) 0
At Manuka Oval (Canberra)
In last 5 matches 5 2 3 0 (0/0) 0
In BBL 09 2 1 1 0 (0/0) 0

Records at Manuka Oval (Canberra)

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
STA 1 0 1 0 (0/0) 0
HEA

 

Important stats between Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat (STA vs HEA)

(Teams’ Stats)

Stats STA (vs HEA) HEA (vs STA)
Highest total 191/6 (20 overs) at Brisbane on 20th December 2017 206/7 (20 overs) at Brisbane on 20th December 2017
Lowest completed total 115 (17.4 overs) at Melbourne on 25th January 2020 129/8 (20 overs) at Melbourne on 27th January 2019
Largest victory (by runs) 22 runs at Carrara on 20th December 2019 71 runs at Melbourne on 25th January 2020
Largest victory (by wickets) 3 wickets at Brisbane on 11th January 2014 10 wickets at Brisbane on 8th February 2019

(Top players’ stats)

Stats STA (vs HEA) HEA (vs STA)
Highest individual score 99 by Marcus Stoinis at Brisbane on 20th December 2017 81* by Ben Cutting at Brisbane on 8th February 2019
Best bowling figures 4/21 by Marcus Stoinis at Melbourne on 27th January 2019 5/22 by Samuel Badree at Melbourne on 14th January 2016
Most runs scored 279 runs by Marcus Stoinis 256 runs by Chris Lynn
Most wickets 9 wickets by Adam Zampa 14 wickets by  Mitchell Swepson

Players’ Stats

(Melbourne Stars)

Ben Laughlin

Ben Laughlin, Melbourne Stars, Brisbane Heat, BBL 10, Stats Preview
Ben Laughlin (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

i) While Daniel Christian created a new record of most BBL caps on the opening day of the BBL 10 as it was his 89th BBL match, Ben Laughlin (88 BBL matches) will equal this record with his upcoming BBL appearance.

Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell, Melbourne Stars, Brisbane Heat, BBL 10, Stats Preview
Glenn Maxwell (Credits: Melbourne Stars Twitter)

i) As an off-spinner, Glenn Maxwell has taken 25 wickets for Melbourne Stars. With two more wickets, Maxwell will surpass leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane (26 wickets) and become the second-most wicket-taker for this team as a spinner. Only Stars’ leading wicket-taker Adam Zampa is ahead of them in this list as the leggie has picked up 53 T20 wickets for this team.

(Brisbane Heat)

Chris Lynn

Chris Lynn, Melbourne Stars, Brisbane Heat, BBL 10, Stats Preview
Chris Lynn (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

i) Chris Lynn has hit 146 sixes in BBL career. With four more sixes, he will become the first cricketer to his 150 BBL sixes.