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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Big Bash League 2020-21 - Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers - Match 40

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The 40th match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 will be played between Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne in Australia.

Live Scores and Stats - Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers - Match 40

Adelaide Strikers are placed at the 3rd spot in the Big Bash League 2020-21 points table with 5 wins and 5 losses from their 10 matches of the league. The team is with 20 points.

Alex Carey is the top run-scorer for Adelaide Strikers with 279 runs at a strike rate of 122, including 26 fours and 7 sixes. Jake Weatherald has also made 244 runs at 30.

Wes Agar has been the best bowler for Adelaide Strikers and has picked up 17 wickets at an average of 16 and an economy rate of 7.58.

Melbourne Stars are placed at the 7th spot in the Big Bash League 2020-21 points table with 3 wins and 5 losses from their 9 matches of the league. The team is with 16 points.

Marcus Stoinis is the top run-scorer for Melbourne Stars with 277 runs at a strike rate of 160, including 26 fours and 14 sixes. Glenn Maxwell has also made 255 runs at 36.

Adam Zampa has been the best bowler for Melbourne Stars and has picked up 12 wickets at an average of 15 and an economy rate of 7.11.

Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:

Adelaide Strikers - Jake Weatherald , Philip Salt, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey (c & wk), Jonathan Wells, Ryan Gibson, Rashid Khan, Daniel Worrall, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle, Harry Nielsen, Harry Conway, Matthew Short, Cameron Valente, Liam O Connor, Spencer Johnson 

Melbourne Stars - Andre Fletcher, Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, Hilton Cartwright, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell (c), Seb Gotch (wk), Adam Zampa, Liam Hatcher, Sam Rainbird, Billy Stanlake, Ben Dunk, Lance Morris, Zahir Khan, Nic Maddinson, Jackson Coleman, Nathan Coulter -Nile, Clint Hinchliffe, Jonathan Merlo, Tom O Connell, Dilbar Hussain, Samuel Elliott 


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Adelaide Strikers

Who will win? – Adelaide Strikers

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Alex Carey (Adelaide Strikers), Glenn Maxwell (Melbourne Stars)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Wes Agar (Adelaide Strikers), Adam Zampa (Melbourne Stars)

Most Sixes – Jake Weatherald (Adelaide Strikers), Glenn Maxwell (Melbourne Stars)

Player of the Match –  Jake Weatherald

Team Scores Batting first – Adelaide Strikers 180+, Melbourne Stars 170+

 Match Handicap Adelaide Strikers

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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