STA vs SIX Dream11 Prediction, BBL Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 28 of BBL 2023-2024

Scott Boland and Nathan Coulter-Nile have been added in the squad by the Melbourne Stars.

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STA vs SIX Dream11 Prediction

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Preview

Melbourne Stars (STA) will take on Sydney Sixers (SIX) in the 28th match of the BBL 2023-2024 on Saturday (January 6) at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Stars have won four out of seven matches so far and are in fourth position in the points table. Sixers have managed three wins in seven games and are third in the rankings. Two of their matches have ended in a no result so far and they have eight points to their name.

The Stars faced Melbourne Renegades in their last outing and elected to bowl after winning the toss. The match was reduced to 14 overs due to rain. Renegades managed just 97 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 14 overs. No batter managed to cross the 25-run mark for the team. Daniel Lawrence was the pick of the bowlers for the Stars and took two wickets for eight runs in two overs. The Stars chased down the target of 98 runs in 12.1 overs with eight wickets in hand. Thomas Rogers was the highest scorer for the team and remained unbeaten on 46 runs off 34 deliveries. Glenn Maxwell took one wicket for eight runs in three overs and scored 32 runs off just 15 deliveries. He was adjudged Player of the Match.

The Sixers faced Brisbane Heat in their last outing, where the Heat elected to bowl after winning the toss. Josh Philippe helped the Sixers post a total of 141 runs for the loss of eight wickets with his knock of 41 runs off 36 deliveries. No other batter managed to cross the 25-run mark. Paul Walter and Matthew Kuhnemann took two wickets each for the Heat. Heat scored 104 runs for the loss of four wickets in 14.3 overs before the match got interrupted due to rain. Paul Walter had hit two boundaries of the first three balls of the 15th over. Heat were three runs ahead of the DLS par score and won this match by three runs. Walter won the Player of the Match award.

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Match Information

Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers, 28th Match

Big Bash League, 6 Jan 2024, Sat, 1:45 PM IST, Melbourne Cricket Ground

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Broadcast

Star Sports Network

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Live Stream

Disney+ Hotstar

Weather Report

stadiumMelbourne Cricket Ground

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13.9°C

humidity84% (Humidity)

Injury and availability news

Scott Boland and Nathan Coulter-Nile have been added in the squad by the Stars. Wicketkeeper-batter Sam Harper was hospitalized after he suffered a blow to head during training. Peter Handscomb might take the role of the wicketkeeper for this game. Handscomb does not have a BBL contract.

Pitch Report

The surface at the Melbourne Cricket Ground will likely have a lot to offer to the bowlers and this might be a low-scoring encounter. The average first innings total here in the last five matches has been a mere 117 runs. The team bowling first have won last five games here; hence the team winning the toss might look to bowl.

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Batting Pitch

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117

Average Score

70%

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Player Picks

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Glenn Maxwell STA | ALL

He is the leading wicket-taker for the Stars and has taken seven wickets in six matches at an average of 14.57. With the bat, Maxwell has scored 160 runs at an average of 40 and a strike rate of 163.26.

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Jack Edwards SIX | ALL

He is the joint-highest wicket-taker for the Sixers and has eight wickets to his name in six matches. Edwards has made 78 runs as well at a strike rate of 136.84.

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Beau Webster STA | ALL

He is the leading run-scorer for the Stars and has amassed 178 runs in six matches at an average of 44.50 and a strike rate of 120.27. He has taken five wickets as well at an average of 12.20.

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Mark Steketee

STA | BOWL

He has managed just one wicket in three outings so far and can be avoided for this match.

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Jonathan Merlo

STA | ALL

He has scored just eight runs in three innings so far and can be left out of fantasy teams.

Last Updated On - Jan 6 2024 11:33 AM

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Josh Philippe
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8.5

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Dan Lawrence

8.5

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James Vince

9

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Beau Webster

7.5

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Glenn Maxwell
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9

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Imad Wasim

8.5

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Jack Edwards

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Moises Henriques

8.5

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Tom Curran

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Sean Abbott

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Ben Dwarshuis

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