Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Big Bash League 2021-22 - Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars, 1st Match : 5th Dec
The Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars, 1st Match of the Big Bash League 2021-22 will be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney in Australia.
Sydney Sixers have won all the last five matches between the two teams. The last encounter between the two sides saw Sydney Sixers beat Melbourne Stars by 5 wickets.
James Vince is the top run-scorer for Sydney Sixers with 401 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 50 and a strike rate of 151.
Josh Philippe has also made 288 runs from his last 10 matches.
Ben Dwarshuis has been the best bowler for Sydney Sixers and has picked up 14 wickets from his last 7 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 8.83 and a strike rate of 10.
Carlos Brathwaite has also picked up 9 wickets from his last 10 matches.
Marcus Stoinis is the top run-scorer for Melbourne Stars with 331 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 36 and a strike rate of 140.
Nick Larkin has also made 243 runs from his last 8 matches.
Adam Zampa has been the best bowler for Melbourne Stars and has picked up 15 wickets from his last 9 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 7.57 and a strike rate of 13.
Billy Stanlake has also picked up 10 wickets from his last 8 matches.
Melbourne Stars - Qais Ahmad (Afghanistan), Joe Burns, Hilton Cartwright, Joe Clarke (England), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Sam Elliott, Seb Gotch, Liam Hatcher, Clint Hinchcliffe, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell, Tom O’Connell, Sam Rainbird, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Beau Webster, Adam Zampa
Sydney Sixers - Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Carlos Brathwaite (West Indies), Dan Christian, Tom Curran (England), Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Moises Henriques, Daniel Hughes, Hayden Kerr, Nathan Lyon, Ben Manenti, Stephen O’Keefe, Josh Philippe, Lloyd Pope, Jordan Silk, James Vince (England)
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Melbourne Stars
Who will win? – Melbourne Stars
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Marcus Stoinis (Melbourne Stars), Josh Philippe (Sydney Sixers)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Adam Zampa (Melbourne Stars), Ben Dwarshuis (Sydney Sixers)
Most Sixes – Glenn Maxwell (Melbourne Stars), Josh Philippe (Sydney Sixers)
Player of the Match – Marcus Stoinis
Team Scores Batting first – Melbourne Stars 170+, Sydney Sixers 160+
Match Handicap Melbourne Stars
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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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