STA vs STR Dream11 Fantasy Predictions: The 40th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 season will be played between Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on January 05.
Melbourne Stars had started their tournament on a good note, however, somewhere in between they lost the momentum and lost several matches on a streak. They have played total 9 matches, out of which they have won only three and lost five. With 16 points in their bag, they are placed second last (seventh) in the points table.
Adelaide Strikers, on the other hand, have performed well and are placed fourth in the points table with a win-loss record of 5-5.
It will be their second meeting in the ongoing tournament, in their first meeting, Adelaide Strikers thrashed the Stars by five wickets.
This is the perfect event for the fantasy sports enthusiast to switch on. So here are the match details, pitch report, weather forecast, head to head, top picks, probable playing 11 and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the match number 40 of the Big Bash League 2020-21 between Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers.
STA vs STR Match Details
- Match: Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers, Match 40
- Date: 15 January 2021
- Time: 1:45 PM(IST)
- Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
REN vs STR Weather and Pitch Report
The day is not suitable for the match as Weather forecast predicts that there are high chances of rainfall on Friday. The daytime temperature is going to reach 19 degree Celsius and the temperature is going to dip to 13 degree Celsius at night. We expect around 2.2 mm of precipitation to fall and cloud covering 59% of the sky, the humidity will be around 52%.
This pitch has been decent for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score in BBL 10 at this ground is 186 runs.
Average 1st Innings Score
The average first inning score at this venue 186.
STA vs STR Record in Ongoing Big Bash League 2020-21:
- Matches Played: 09
- Won: 03
- Lost: 06
- No Results: 00
- Matches Played: 10
- Won: 05
- Lost: 05
- No Results: 00
Melbourne Stars (STA) vs Adelaide Strikers (STR): Head-to-Head
- Total Matches Played:12
- Melbourne Stars Won: 05
- Adelaide Strikers Won: 07
- No Result: 00
Injury & Availability News:
Peter Siddle has recovered from his injury and has been included in the squad, but the decision on playing him will be taken before the match. Rashid Khan has left the Strikers for national duty.
STA vs STR Dream11 Probable Playing 11
Predicted Playing 11 For Melbourne Stars
Andre Fletcher, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Glenn Maxwell (C), Ben Dunk (WK), Billy Stanlake, Adam Zampa, Seb Gotch, Sam Rainbird, Nick Larkin, Liam Hatcher.
Predicted Playing 11 For Adelaide Strikers
Philip Salt, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey (C & WK), Peter Siddle, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar, Harry Conway, Jonathan Wells, Jake Weatherald, Ryan Gibson, Daniel Worall.
Melbourne Stars (STA) – Must Pick Players For Dream11 Fantasy Team
- Marcus Stoinis
- Glenn Maxwell
- Adam Zampa
Adelaide Strikers (STR)– Must Pick Players For Dream11 Fantasy Team
- Jake Weatherald
- Jonathan Wells
- Alex Carey
BBL 2020-21 STA vs STR Dream11 Fantasy Team Predictions
- Wicket-Keeper: Alex Carey
- Batsmen: Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Hilton Cartwright
- All Rounders: Matt Renshaw, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell
- Bowlers: Daniel Worrall, Wes Agar, Adam Zampa, Liam Hatcher
- Captain: Glenn Maxwell
- Vice-Captain: Alex Carey
Melbourne Stars & Adelaide Strikers Squads
Melbourne Stars Squad
Glenn Maxwell (c), Hilton Cartwright, Jackson Coleman, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben Dunk, Seb Gotch, Liam Hatcher, Clint Hinchliffe, Zahir Khan, Nick Larkin, Nic Maddinson, Jonathan Merlo, Lance Morris, Tom O’Connell, Nicholas Pooran, Will Pucovski, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Dilbar Hussain, Andre Fletcher
Adelaide Strikers Squad
Travis Head (c), Wes Agar, Danny Briggs, Alex Carey, Harry Conway, Rashid Khan, Jake Lehmann, Michael Neser, Harry Nielsen, Liam O’Connor, Matt Renshaw, Phil Salt, Matt Short, Peter Siddle, Cameron Valente, Jake Weatherald, Daniel Worrall, Jon Wells, Cameron White, Daniel Worrall
STA vs STR Probable Winners:
Adelaide Strikers are the favourites to win this match.
STA vs STR Broadcasting & Live Streaming Details:
- TV Channel – Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD (India), Fox Sports and Seven Network (Australia), BT Sport (UK).
- Online platforms – Sony LIV (India).
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.