STA vs STR Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Match 43 of BBL 2021/22

BBL 2021-22, Match 43: STA vs STR Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

It's a must-win game for both sides considering their position in the standings.

Peter Siddle
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Melbourne Stars will lock horns with Adelaide Strikers at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Monday. Both Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers are placed at the bottom half of the table and it’s going to be a crucial game for them. The Stars’ previous match was abandoned due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On the other hand, Adelaide Strikers are in deep trouble in this tournament, as they have lost 6 consecutive matches. However, they managed to win the match Hobart Hurricanes by chasing down the target of 127 runs posted by them. Every game is a must-win for them to move up in the points table. Hence, we can expect a thrilling encounter between these two teams on Wednesday.

Match Details:

Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers, Match 43

Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Date & Time: 10th January, at 8:40 AM IST and 2:10 PM Local Time

Live Streaming: FanCode

Pitch Report:

It’s a well-suited surface for the batters to score runs at a higher rate though the boundaries are very too big. The bowlers need to work hard in this format of the game to pick wickets. Having said that, players will get the results accordingly to their efforts.

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Probable Playing XIs for STA vs STR:

Melbourne Stars:

Joe Clarke (wk), Charlie Wakim, Hilton Cartwright, Tom O’ Connell, Justin Avendano, Qais Ahmad, Brody Couch, Haris Rauf, Travis Dean, Patrick Rowe, Ahmad Daniyal

Adelaide Strikers:

Matthew Short, Jake Weatherald, Matt Renshaw, Jonathan Wells, Henry Hunt, Thomas Kelly, Harry Nielson (wk), Rashid Khan, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle (c), Harry Conway

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Top picks for STA vs STR Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Melbourne Stars

Hilton Cartwright is in good touch with the bat. He has notched up 256 runs from 8 matches at an average of 36.57, with the highest score of 79.

Brody Couch has been the best bowler for Melbourne Stars in this competition. He has scalped 11 wickets from eight matches and is expected to play a crucial role in the upcoming game.

Top Picks – Adelaide Strikers

Matthew Short is in splendid form. He is the leading run-getter for Adelaide Strikers in this tournament. The right-handed batsman has racked up 257 runs at an average of 32.12, including two fifties to his name.

The skipper of Adelaide Strikers, Peter Siddle is the third-highest wicket-taker of BBL 2021-22. He has bagged 16 wickets after getting featured in 9 matches, with the best figures reading 5/23.

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for STA vs STR Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Harry Nielsen, Jonathan Wells, Hilton Cartwright (C), Matt Renshaw, Travis Dean, Matthew Short, Peter Siddle (VC), Rashid Khan, Qais Ahmad, Haris Rauf, Brody Couch

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for STA vs STR Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Harry Nielsen, Hilton Cartwright, Matt Renshaw, Charlie Wakim, Jake Weatherland, Thomas Kelly, Matthew Short (C), Peter Siddle, Rashid Khan, Qais Ahmad (VC), Tom O’Connell

STA vs STR Risky Captaincy Choices:

Jake Weatherland is a talented player who can dominate the opposition alley once he gets his eye in. He has scored 145 runs in this tournament at an average of around 20. You can take a risk and pick her as your fantasy skipper.

Brody Couch is the top wicket-taker for Melbourne Stars in this tournament. He will be a risky captaincy option for your Dream11 fantasy teams.

Player you should avoid:

Patrick Rowe comes to bat in the lower-order for Melbourne Stars. Hence, it is advisable to avoid her while making your fantasy teams.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.