STA vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction | BBL 2020-21 | Match 3 | Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder | 12th Dec 2020


STA vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction | BBL 2020-21 | Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder | 12th Dec 2020

Melbourne Stars will now take on Sydney Thunders in 3rd fixture of KFC BBL10. Talking about Thunder, they will be looking forward make an impact from starting as they would not want to finish as they did in the last season. They could only manage to win 6 games out of 14 and were placed at the 5th spot on the points table. The match is scheduled to be played at Manuka Oval, Canberra. So, let’s go through our Dream11 Prediction for the upcoming Big Bash League game between STA vs THU.

Match Details:

Date & Time- 12th December 2020, 1:45 PM IST

Venue Name: Manuka Oval, Canberra

Pitch Condition:

The batsmen and bowlers will enjoy the surface. 160+ runs will be a decent total on Manuka Oval, Canberra. The pacers may get some swing especially in the first couple of overs. The weather condition will favor the seamers.

Venue Stats:

Total matches: 11

Matches won batting first: 5

Matches won bowling first: 5

Average 1st Inns scores: 151

Average 2nd Inns scores: 120

Highest total recorded: 195/3 (20 Ov) by RSAW vs THAIW

Lowest total recorded: 82/10 (19.1 Ov) by THAIW vs RSAW

Highest score chased: 151/3 (18.3 Ov) by AUS vs PAK

Lowest score defended: 161/7 (20 Ov) by IND vs AUS


Melbourne Stars: Glenn Maxwell (c), Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben Dunk, Andre Fletcher (WI), Seb Gotch, Liam Hatcher, Clint Hinchliffe, Dilbar Hussain (PAK), Nick Larkin, Tom O’Connell, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa

Sydney Thunder:  Callum Ferguson (C), Jonathan Cook, Ben Cutting, Ollie Davies, Brendan Doggett, Matt Gilkes, Chris Green, Alex Hales, Baxter Holt, Usman Khawaja, Nathan McAndrew, Adam Milne, Arjun Nair, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Tanveer Sangha, Chris Tremain

STA vs THA Dream11 Team News:

Melbourne Stars :

  • Andre Fletcher and Cartwright will open the innings for the side, followed by Den Dunk and Nick Larkin.
  • Late Hitting responsibilities will be on Glenn Maxwell and M Stoinis.
  • Adam Zampa, Dilbar Hussain, and Billy Stanlake will lead the bowling department for the side.

Sydney Thunder:

  • Brisbane Heat all-rounder Ben Cutting, New Zealand pace ace Adam Milne and big-hitting Englishman, Sam Billings are yet to join the squad.
  • Callum Ferguson will be seen leading the side.
  • Jason Sangha, who injured his hamstring while training for the NSW Sheffield Shield team last month, is likely to join the squad after Christmas.

STA vs HEA Dream11 Prediction, Line-Ups, Playing 11:

STA Playing 11:

Wicket-keeper: B Dunk

Batsmen: A Fletcher, N Larkin, Hilton

All-rounders: G Maxwell, M Stoinis, Clint Hinchliffe

Bowlers: A Zampa, D Hussain, B Stanlake, Nathan Coulter-Nile

THA Playing 11:

Wicket-keeper: B Holt

Batsmen: A Hales, U Khawaja, A Ross, C Ferguson

All-rounders: D Sams, B Cutting, A Nair

Bowlers: A Milne, C Green, C Tremain,

Captain Pick for STA vs THA Dream11 Team

Option 1: G Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell needs no introduction. If he gets well on the crease then we are aware of the destruction he can make. He looks in tremendous form with the bat as well as the ball and had a good outing against India recently. He will be looking forward to carrying a similar momentum in the BBL this season.

Option 2: U Khawaja

Usman Khawaja is fit and will be playing the entire season. He was good at scoring runs in the last season as he contributed 388 runs for his side and is expected to have better stats this season as well.

Vice-Captain Choice:

Option 1:  A Hales

Alex Hales scored second highest runs in the previous edition of BBL and will keep the momentum alive in this season as well. He smashed 576 runs at an average of 38. Don’t miss him out.

Option 2: Adam Zampa

Adam Zampa can be an x-factor player in this tournament, he recently had an amazing series against India recently. He bagged 20 wickets in 16 games in the previous edition.

Top 4 Players For STA vs HEA Dream11 Team Prediction:

  • N Larkin – 10 matches- 226 runs – 45.20 average
  • Alex Ross – 10 matches – 238 runs – 39.67 average
  • Clint Hinchliffe – 8 matches – 8 wicket – 8.06 economy
  • D Sams – 10 matches – 16 wickets – 7.75 economy

Best STA vs HEA Dream11 Fantasy Team Combinations:

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STA vs HEA Dream11 Prediction: Who will win the match

Thunders have few prominent names in the team and this makes them a tough opponent. It will not be easy for Stars to dominate them easily. But our Dream11 Team Prediction experts bet on Melbourne Stars to win the game as they have a better line up on papers.