Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 40: Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers (STA vs STR) – Fantasy Cricket Tips
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Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 40: Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers (STA vs STR) – Fantasy Cricket Tips

Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers will face each other at Melbourne Cricket Ground (Melbourne) on Friday (15th January) during the 40th match of the Big Bash League 2020/21 (BBL 10).

In the latest BBL 10 points table, Adelaide Strikers are in the fourth position with 20 points in 10 matches. On the other hand, Melbourne Stars are standing in the seventh position with 16 points in 9 games.

The upcoming match will be the second meeting between Stars and Strikers in this BBL season. While they earlier met on 11th January 2021 at Adelaide, Strikers won that match by 5 wickets.

Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 40: Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers (STA vs STR) – Complete Squads

Melbourne Stars: Glenn Maxwell (C), Hilton Cartwright, Sam Elliott, Andre Fletcher, Seb Gotch, Liam Hatcher, Clint Hinchliffe, Zahir Khan, Nick Larkin, Nic Maddinson, Ed Newman, Tom O’Connell, Sam Rainbird, Haris Rauf, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa

Adelaide Strikers: Alex Carey (C), Wes Agar, Danny Briggs, Harry Conway, Ryan Gibson, Harry Nielsen, Liam O’Connor, Spencer Johnson, Matt Renshaw, Phil Salt, Liam Scott, Matt Short, Peter Siddle, Cameron Valente, Jake Weatherald, Jon Wells, Daniel Worrall

Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 40: Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers (STA vs STR) – Latest Inclusion(s) And Exclusion(s)

Melbourne Stars

(Inclusion)

  • Ed Newman joined as the replacement player of Will Pucovski.

Adelaide Strikers

(Inclusion)

  • Peter Siddle re-joined after recovering from thumb injury. However, he has to prove his match fitness ahead of this match.

(Exclusion)

  • Rashid Khan travelled to Abu Dhabi to serve for his national team Afghanistan.

Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 40: Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers (STA vs STR) – Fantasy Cricket Tips

Melbourne Stars

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(Top run-scorers in BBL 10)

Player Matches (Innings) Runs Highest Score 100s/50s Rank*

(Top 10)

Marcus Stoinis 8 (8) 277 97* 0/2 5th most run-scorer
Glenn Maxwell 9 (8) 255 71* 0/2 9th most run-scorer
Hilton Cartwright 9 (8) 132 46* 0/0
Nicholas Pooran (Unavailable) 6 (5) 127 65 0/1

(Special Note(s): Rank* – Top 10 performers in the BBL10)

(Top wicket-takers in BBL 10)

Player Matches (Innings) Wickets Best Bowling figures 4wk/5wk Rank* (Top 10)
Adam Zampa 7 (7) 12 3/49 0/0 Joint 10th most wicket-taker
Liam Hatcher 7 (7) 10 3/28 0/0
Billy Stanlake 8 (8) 9 3/25 0/0

(Special Note(s): Rank* – Top 10 performers in the BBL10)

Adelaide Strikers

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(Top run-scorers in BBL 10)

Player Matches (Innings) Runs Highest Score 100s/50s Rank*

(Top 10)

Alex Carey 8 (8) 279 82 0/2 4th most run-scorer
Jake Weatherald 10 (10) 244 68* 0/2
Phil Salt 10 (10) 221 59 0/2
Jon Wells 10 (10) 204 66 0/1
Matt Renshaw 10 (10) 175 35 0/0

(Special Note(s): Rank* – Top 10 performers in the BBL10)

(Top wicket-takers in BBL 10)

Player Matches (Innings) Wickets Best Bowling figures 4wk/5wk Rank* (Top 10)
Wes Agar 10 (10) 17 3/23 0/0 3rd most wicket-taker
Rashid Khan

(Unavailable)

10 (10) 16 3/18 0/0 Joint 4th most wicket-taker
Peter Siddle 9 (9) 13 5/16 0/1 Joint 7th most wicket-taker
Daniel Worrall 8 (8) 9 2/12 0/0

(Special Note(s): Rank* – Top 10 performers in the BBL10)

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey

Vice-captain – Wes Agar, Peter Siddle, Adam Zampa

Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (1):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Alex Carey (vc)

Batsmen – Phil Salt, Jake Weatherald, Hilton Cartwright, Nic Maddinson

All-rounder(s) – Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell (C)

Bowlers – Daniel Worrall, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle, Adam Zampa

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Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (2):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Alex Carey, Ben Dunk

Batsmen – Phil Salt, Jake Weatherald, Hilton Cartwright

All-rounder(s) – Marcus Stoinis (C), Glenn Maxwell

Bowlers – Daniel Worrall, Wes Agar (vc), Billy Stanlake, Adam Zampa

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