The 36th match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 will be played between Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Stars at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide in Australia.
Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars, 36th Match | Match Prediction and Betting Tips
Adelaide Strikers are placed at the 4th spot in the Big Bash League 2020-21 points table with 4 wins and 5 losses from their 9 matches of the league. The team is with 17 points. Alex Carey is the top run-scorer for Adelaide Strikers with 258 runs at a strike rate of 124, including 24 fours and 7 sixes. Jake Weatherald has also made 255 runs at 32. Wes Agar has been the best bowler for Adelaide Strikers and has picked up 15 wickets at an average of 17 and an economy rate of 7.92.
Melbourne Stars are placed at the 6th spot in the Big Bash League 2020-21 points table with 3 wins and 4 losses from their 8 matches of the league. The team is with 15 points. Glenn Maxwell is the top run-scorer for Melbourne Stars with 255 runs at a strike rate of 152, including 19 fours and 14 sixes. Marcus Stoinis has also made 230 runs at 38. Liam Hatcher has been the best bowler for Melbourne Stars and has picked up 10 wickets at an average of 20 and an economy rate of 8.73.
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
Probable XIs :
Adelaide Strikers: Philip Salt, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey, Jonathan Wells, Jake Weatherald, Ryan Gibson, Rashid Khan, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle, Harry Conway
Melbourne Renegades: Aaron Finch, Sam Harper, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Mackenzie Harvey, Beau Webster, Mohammad Nabi, Imad Wasim, Jack Prestwidge, Josh Lalor, Noor Ahmad, Kane Richardson
Key Players :
Adelaide Strikers: Rashid Khan, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle
Melbourne Renegades: Sam Harper, Mohammad Nabi, Imad Wasim
Adelaide is expected to have a bright and sunny weather on the match day which pose no threat to the proceedings of the game whatsoever.
The pitch at the Adelaide Oval is generally very good for batting and the short square boundaries allow for a lot of sixes to be hit as well. The bowlers are going to struggle to keep the runs down and picking wickets is the only way to go. A score of around 165-170 should be seen as par batting first.
Stats on the ground
- Total Match Played: 49 + 1 (Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades, 33rd Match)
- Batting First Won: 29
- Batting Second Won: 19 + 1 (Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades, 33rd Match)
- Avg. Score in 1st bat: 165
- Avg. Score in 2nd bat: 135
- Highest Score: Hobart Hurricanes : 217/1
- Lowest Score: Melbourne renegades : 87/10
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