STA vs HEA Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, and Injury Update of the match between Melbourne Stars and Brisbane Heat.
STA vs HEA BBL 2021-22 Match Preview:
Brisbane Heat will lock horns with Melbourne Stars in the 51st match of the Big Bash League 2021-22, at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on Sunday.
The Stars are yet to find their feet in the tournament. Having won only five of their 12 games in the tournament so far, they are sixth in the points table. Their last five results include three losses and two wins. They were then beaten by Melbourne Renegades by five wickets.
In their next game, the Stars beat Adelaide Strikers by five wickets before going down to Perth Scorchers by 47 runs. They then beat the Renegades by six wickets before getting beaten by the Strikers by 23 runs.
Bowling first, the Stars restricted the Strikers to 155-6 on a tricky surface. Sam Rainbird (2-25) and Clint Hinchliffe (2-21) were the stars with the ball for Strikers. Despite chasing a modest total, the star-studded Stars crumbled. Hilton Cartwright was the star with the bat, scoring a 35-ball 49, top-scoring for the Stars. Joe Burns, Glenn Maxwell and Clint Hinchliffe scored crucial runs, but their efforts went in vain.
Meanwhile, the Brisbane Heat, much like their counterparts, are yet to find their groove in the tournament so far. Having won three of their 11 games, they are seventh in the points table. Their last five results include four losses and a solitary victory. They were beaten by Sydney Sixers by two wickets in their seventh game of the tournament.
They then registered a 14-run victory over Hobart Hurricanes. They were then handed a five-wicket defeat by Melbourne Renegades before losing to the Hurricanes by eight wickets in the reverse fixture. The Heat then suffered a 71-run defeat against Adelaide Strikers.
Bowling first, the Heat were set a challenging target of 162. Will Prestwidge claimed two wickets, while Matthew Kuhnemann and Mujeeb Ur Rahman claimed a wicket apiece. In response, the Heat were bowled out for a paltry 90. Ben Duckett, Lachlan Pfeffer and Xavier Barttlet were the only batters who got into double digits. Rashid Khan sizzled for the Strikers.
STA vs HEA BBL 2021-22 Match Details:
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Date & Time: 16th Jan, at 01:45 PM IST
Live Score: Cricketaddictor
STA vs HEA BBL 2021-22 Pitch Report:
The surface at the Melbourne Cricket Ground is a good one. The pitch is expected to assist batters, who can play their shots after getting their eye in. Pacers will need to provide their team with timely breakthroughs. Pacers could dictate terms on this surface. The team winning the toss could look to chase on this surface.
STA vs HEA BBL 2021-22 Probable Playing XIs:
STA: Joe Clarke (wk), Glenn Maxwell (c), Beau Webster, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Joe Burns, Clint Hinchliffe, Sam Rainbird, Adam Zampa, Brody Couch, Ahmed Daniyal
HEA: Max Bryant, Chris Lynn, Fakhar Zaman, Jimmy Peirson (c & wk), Ben Duckett, Sam Heazlett, James Bazley, Mark Steketee, Michael Neser, Mitchell Swepson, Liam Guthrie
Top Picks for STA vs HEA BBL 2021-22 Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Hilton Cartwright is the top performer with the bat for Melbourne Stars in this BBL. In 12 matches, he has struck 344 runs at an average of 31.27 and a strike rate of 142.14.
Joe Clarke is your first choice wicket-keeping option for your fantasy teams. In 11 matches in this BBL, he has scored 322 runs at an average of 29.27 with the highest score of 85.
Glenn Maxwell has managed to score 277 runs in 11 matches in this league at a strike rate of 139.19 and has picked up 2 wickets as well.
Brody Couch is the joint leading wicket-taker for Melbourne Stars in this competition. The right-arm quick has scalped 13 wickets in 12 matches at an economy of 8.18.
Chris Lynn hasn’t performed up to his standards in this tournament. In 9 matches so far, he has scored 161 runs at an average of 17.88. He is still a good pick for your fantasy teams.
James Bazley is back again in the Heat squad. In 8 matches so far in this league, he has picked up 11 wickets at an economy of 7.45 and has also scored 96 runs with the bat.
Mark Steketee has featured in only 5 matches in this tournament, but he has picked up 10 wickets at an economy of 7.7 and has also scored 62 runs with the bat.
STA vs HEA BBL 2021-22 Must Picks for Dream11 Team Prediction:
|Player||Statistics (Last 5 matches)||Dream 11 Points|
|Glenn Maxwell||100 runs||8, 13, 9, 94, 28|
|James Bazley||65 runs + 7 wickets||39, 66, 54, 76, 67|
|Mark Steketee||62 runs + 10 wickets||103, 99, 92, 54, 49|
|Hilton Cartwright||129 runs||57, 36, 15, 17, 75|
|Joe Clarke||171 runs||79, 126, 36, 29, 31|
|Brody Couch||2 wickets||14, 35, 4 39, 10|
STA vs HEA BBL 2021-22 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Joe Clarke, Glenn Maxwell
Vice-Captain – Ben Duckett, Hilton Cartwright
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for STA vs HEA Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper– Joe Clarke (c), Ben Duckett (vc)
Batsmen– Chris Lynn, Hilton Cartwright, Sam Heazlett
All Rounders– Glenn Maxwell, Beau Webster, James Bazley
Bowlers– Adam Zampa, Xavier Barttlet, Brody Couch
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for STA vs HEA Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper– Joe Clarke, Ben Duckett
Batsmen– Chris Lynn, Hilton Cartwright (vc), Marcus Stoinis, Sam Heazlett
All Rounders– Glenn Maxwell (c), Beau Webster
Bowlers– Mark Steketee, Liam Guthrie, Brody Couch
STA vs HEA BBL 2021-22 Probable Winner:
Melbourne Stars are expected to win this match of the Big Bash League 2021-22.
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.