THU vs STA Match Details, BBL 2020-21:
The 19th Match of the Big Bash League (BBL 2020-21) will be played between Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Stars at the Manuka Oval, Canberra on Tuesday
The match is scheduled to start at 1:45 PM IST. It will be telecasted on Sony Networks.
THU vs STA Match Preview, BBL 2020-21:
Sydney Thunder are on a winning roll, they have won 3 games in a row. In the last game, they hammered Melbourne Renegades by a huge margin of 129 runs. They are running high on confidence now and would want to carry on this momentum in the upcoming games as well.
Meanwhile, the Melbourne Stars have also been good so far. With 2 wins of 4 games, they are placed 4th on the points table. In their last game, they lost to Sydney Sixers in a thrilling encounter which went down till the penultimate ball. They have a good enough squad and will surely look to bounce back in the next game.
THU vs STA Weather Report, BBL 2020-21:
The weather report predicts that the temperature will stay around 18°C and the sky will be partly cloudy with 12% chance of rainfall.
THU vs STA Pitch Report, BBL 2020-21:
The pitch at the Manuka Oval is a good one to bat on with some help available for the bowlers as well. As seen in the previous game, spinners will come into play later on in the innings and the pitch tends to slow down as the match progresses. The surface is an even one for both the departments.
Both teams will look to bat first and put up a good score on the board.
Average 1st Innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 3, Lost – 2, Tied – 0
THU vs STA Injury Update, BBL 2020-21:
(Will be updated later, if any)
THU vs STA Probable XIs, BBL 2020-21:
Sydney Thunders: Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson (c), Oliver Davis, Baxter Holt (wk), Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Chris Green, Nathan McAndrew, Adam Milne, Tanveer Sangha
Bench: Alex Ross, Jonathan Cook, Arjun Nair, Chris Tremain, Brendan Doggett, Matthew Gilkes
Melbourne Stars: Ben Dunk, Andre Fletcher, Hilton Cartwright, Glenn Maxwell (c), Nicholas Pooran (wk), Nick Larkin, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Liam Hatcher, Billy Stanlake, Zahir Khan.
Bench: Marcus Stoinis, Nic Maddinson, Clint Hinchliffe, Dilbar Hussain, Lance Morris, Seb Gotch, Tom O Connell, Jackson Coleman, Jonathan Merlo
THU vs STA Top Picks to consider in your Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Glenn Maxwell, the skipper of Melbourne Stars, is a must-pick player in your fantasy teams. He has scored 156 runs in 3 games at a good strike rate. He is a handy spinner as well and has picked few wickets. In the last game, he scored 71 off just 47 balls.
Nicholas Pooran, the aggressive wicketkeeper-batsman, looks to be in good touch. He got a chance to bat for the first time in this tournament. He was timing the ball sweetly, he scored 69 runs off just 26 balls, which included 8 sixes and 2 boundaries.
Daniel Sams has been impressive for the Sydney Thunders so far. He has picked 6 wickets in 4 games at a very good economy rate and is a good striker of the ball as well. At the same venue, he played a match-winning knock of 65 runs off just 25 balls.
Callum Ferguson, the top-order batsman for Sydney Thunders, has been scoring runs consistently from past few seasons. He has got a vast experience in this format. Ferguson has scored 2 fifties already in this season. He is currently the second-highest run-getter of the season with 146 runs in 4 games.
Tanveer Sangha, the 19-year-old leggie, bowled an excellent spell in the last game, scalping 4 wickets. He has got many variations under his belt and would play a key role in the next game as well.
THU vs STA Captain and Vice-Captain choice, BBL 2020-21:
Captain: Callum Ferguson, Glenn Maxwell
Vice-Captain: Daniel Sams, Nicholas Pooran, Ben Cutting
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for THU vs STA Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Wicket Keeper – Nicholas Pooran
Batsmen – Callum Ferguson, Alex Hales, Hilton Cartwright
All-rounders – Daniel Sams (VC), Glenn Maxwell (c), Ben Cutting
Bowlers- Adam Milne, Adam Zampa, Tanveer Sangha, Liam Hatcher
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for THU vs STA Dream11 Prediction AndFantasy Cricket Tips:
Wicket Keeper – Nicholas Pooran (VC)
Batsmen – Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson (c), Hilton Cartwright
All-rounders – Daniel Sams, Olivier Davies, Glenn Maxwell
Bowlers – Chris Green, Adam Zampa, Liam Hatcher, Nathan McAndrew
THU vs STA Expert Advice, BBL 2020-21:
Pick some good spinners in your team as the pitch report suggests there is some turn on offer especially in the latter half of the match.
Tanveer Sangha, Chris Green and Adam Zampa are good captaincy picks for grand league teams (punt picks).
THU vs STA Probable Winners, BBL 2020-21:
Sydney Thunder are the favourites to win this match.