Match Prediction KFC Big Bash League 2019-20 - Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars
The 38th match of the Big Bash League 2019-20 will be played between Perth Scorchers and Melbourne Stars at the Perth Stadium in Perth.
Melbourne Stars are placed at the top of the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with 8 wins and one loss from 9 games. The Stars have 16 points and a net run rate of + 0.993.
They will be up against Perth Scorchers who have 5 wins and 4 losses from 8 games. The Scorchers have 10 points and a net run rate of + 0.31.
Stars' all-rounder Marcus Stoinis is the highest run-scorer of the tournament with 478 runs from 9 innings at an average of 79. He has struck at 135, with the best of unbeaten unbeaten 147, the highest individual score in BBL history.
Skipper Glenn Maxwell is behind him with 316 runs and an impressive strike rate of 170. He has the best of 83.
Haris Rauf is the top wicket-taker for the team with 15 scalps from 6 matches. He has conceded runs at 6.75 and has the best of 5/27.
Mitchell Marsh is the top run-scorer for Perth Scorchers with 347 runs from 9 innings, including an unbeaten knock of 93. He has scored his runs at an average of 50 and has struck at 155.
Jhye Richardson is the top wicket-taker for Perth Scorchers with 13 scalps from 9 innings. He has conceded runs at an economy of 7.76 and has the best of 4/19.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Perth Scorchers - Mitchell Marsh (c), Chris Jordan, Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Agar, Fawad Ahmed, Matthew Kelly, Liam Livingstone, Jhye Richardson, Josh Inglis (wk), Cameron Green, Tim David
Melbourne Stars - Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell (c), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Peter Handscomb (wk), Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall, Hilton Cartwright, Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, Sandeep Lamichhane, Haris Rauf
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Perth Scorchers
Who will win? – Melbourne Stars
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Marcus Stoinis (Melbourne Stars), Mitchell Marsh (Perth Scorchers)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Haris Rauf (Melbourne Stars), Jhye Richardson (Perth Scorchers)
Most Sixes – Marcus Stoinis (Melbourne Stars), Mitchell Marsh (Perth Scorchers)
Player of the Match – Marcus Stoinis
Team Scores Batting first – Melbourne Stars 175+, Perth Scorchers 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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