MST vs BRH 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for Match 51 of the Australian Bash T20

Hilton Cartwright is a good captaincy option for this rubber.

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Melbourne Stars and Brisbane Heat will lock horns with each other in the 51st Match of the Australian T20 Bash tournament. The Stars are placed at the 6th spot in the table and have won 5 out of the 12 matches that they have played in the tournament.

On the other hand, the Brisbane outfit is stationed at 7th place, having won just 3 out of their 11 matches. Both these outfits lost their respective previous rubbers and will be desperate for a comeback.

Match Details

Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat, Match 51

Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Date & Time: January 16th 1:45 PM IST and 7:15 PM Local Time

Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network

Pitch Report

This pitch will aid the bowlers in the initial part of the match. The chasing sides have won 4 out of the 5 matches that have been played at the MCG in this tournament.

Probable Playing XIs for MST vs BRH

Melbourne Stars

Joe Clarke (wk), Glenn Maxwell (c), Beau Webster, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Joe Burns, Clint Hinchliffe, Sam Rainbird, Adam Zampa, Brody Couch, Ahmed Daniyal

Brisbane Heat

Max Bryant, Chris Lynn, Fakhar Zaman, Jimmy Pierson (c & wk), Ben Duckett, Sam Heazlett, James Bazley, Mark Steketee, Michael Neser, Mitchell Swepson, Liam Guthrie

Top Picks for MST vs BRH 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket

Hilton Cartwright is the highest run-getter for the Stars this season and has plundered 344 runs at a tremendous strike rate of over 140. If Cartwright gets going, then the opposition will be in trouble.

James Bazley has scalped 11 wickets in the competition and has scalped them at a strike rate of just 16.90. Bazley will hold the key for his side with the ball in hand.

Sam Heazlett has plundered 246 runs in the tournament and has scored them at an average of close to 25.

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MST vs BRH 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket

Joe Clarke, Jimmy Pierson, Glenn Maxwell,  James Bazley (VC), Beau Webster, Hilton Cartwright (C), Sam Heazlett, Chris Lynn, Mark Steketee, Sam Rainbird, Adam Zampa

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MST vs BRH 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket

Joe Clarke, Ben Duckett, Glenn Maxwell, James Bazley, Hilton Cartwright, Sam Heazlett (C), Max Bryant, Brody Couch, Mark Steketee, Adam Zampa (VC), Mitchell Swepson

Captain and Vice-Captain Options

Captain Options: Hilton Cartwright and Sam Heazlett

Vice-Captain Options: James Bazley and Adam Zampa

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.