STA vs HEA Dream11 Team Predictions : Melbourne Stars is set to take on Brisbane Heats in 2nd game of Big Bash League 2020.
Melbourne Stars are coming to the season after a complete team effort in 2019 season whereas the Heat would be looking to get rid of the blues after a forgettable 9th BBL for the franchise.
With new rules in place and additions to the squad, it will be quite interesting as to how the teams go on in this edition. The game between Stars and Heat is scheduled on 11th December in the Manuka Oval, Canberra at 7.15 pm local time.
Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat Dream11 Predictions : Predicted Winner
After analyzing the performance of each players from both the teams, the ideal Dream11 team should include 1Wks, 3 Batsman, 4 All Rounders and 3 Bowlers.
Wicket Keeper : Seb Gotch
Batsman: Nic Maddinson, Chris Lynn and Marnus Labuschgne
All Rounder : Hilton Cartwright, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis and Lewis Gregory
Bowlers : Nathan Coulter Nile, Mujeeb ur Rehman and Mitchell Sweepson
STA vs HEA Dream11 Team Predictions: Wicket Keeper
For Dream11 team, the as per the current squad, S Gotch would be the only wicket keeper who would be part of the Playing XI. Seb Gotch has plenty of experience having played 29 T20s with decent record behind the stumps and valuable contribution coming down the order.
Jimmy Peirson has done a great job in the domestic circuit that earned him a spot in the BBL. He has played 61 games where he has a healthy strike rate close to 125 but needs to score consistently. He has managed to deliver 23 points in every outing.
Lachlan Pfeffer will be the backup keeper who is set to make his debut in the country’s biggest league after a string of good performances in the domestic tournaments.
Nicholas Pooran will be unavailable for this match. He has been signed up for only 6 matches by Melbourne Stars.
STA vs HEA Dream11 Team Predictions: Batsmen
Nic Maddinson will open the batting for the Stars who has scored 2059 runs in 114 T20s at 124.71 which includes 10 fifties. He has accounted to 26 dream 11 points so far.For Heat,
Chris Lynn’s form will be pretty decisive as the side’s highest run scorer is coming off some good performances in the other T20 leagues. He has 5234 runs in 193 T20s at an astonishing strike rate of 142.88 and should lead the side from the front. He has managed to deliver 37 points so far.
Joe Burns is also a good addition who can hold one end and play the occasional big shot. He has delivered 26 fantasy points per game so far.
Max Bryant is a youngster who has impressed everyone in the List A games and is a big hitter in T20s with a strike rate close to 150. He has provided 29 points per game in his T20 career.
The Dutch batsman, Tom Cooper hasn't been much impressive with his batting in T20 tournaments. He will be a risky choice as batsman for Dream11 team.
Marnus Labuschagne who was part of Australian squad for recently concluded India Australia ODIs will be one of the best choice as batsman for Dream11 team. In 3 matches he scored 79 runs for his team.
Ben Dunk from Melbourne Stars was part of Lahore Qalandar in recently concluded Pakistan Premier League. He wasn't much impressive in entire tounament.
STA vs HEA Dream11 Team Predictions: All-rounders
Hilton Cartwright is mostly used as a specialist batsman despite being handy with the medium pace. The Zimbabwe born player has 891 runs in 50 games at a strike rate 113.79 along with 2 scalps so far. He has contributed 25 points in every outing so far.
The Stars skipper Glenn Maxwell is coming off an exceptional series against India where he contributed with the bat as well as the bat. He has 6202 runs in 287 T20 games at a superior strike rate of 152.60 in addition to 101 scalps at an economy of 7.71 accounting to 39 points every game.
Marcus Stoinis did a great for the Delhi Capitals in the IPL and has great numbers in the shortest format. The last time highest scorer for the Stars has contributed 28 points in every game.
Lewis Gregory might be the X-factor that the Heat has been looking for so many years. He has a strike rate of 146.80 even after 113 games and has taken 109 wickets at an economy of 8.82 thereby delivering 43 fantasy points per game in his T20 career.
STA vs HEA Dream11 Team Predictions: Bowlers
Adam Zampa is one of the best leg spinner going around the world in the limited format. He has taken 177 wickets in 156 T20s at an economy of 7.30 contributing 30 points every game.
Billy Stanlake will be Stars’ frontline pacer who has pace and extracts extra bounce from the deck. He has been responsible for 68 dismissals at a decent economy of 7.95. He has contributed with 27 points per game with the ball.
Nathan Coulter Nile is an experienced cricketer who has played 127 T20s and has taken 145 wickets at 7.77 runs per over along with some valuable innings down the order. He has provided 38 points per game so far. Lance Morris couldn’t make the most of the limited opportunities that he had got last time around as he managed just one wicket in 5 outings.
For Heat, Ben Laughlin will be the leader of the attack as the veteran bowler is probably having only a few more seasons left in him. He has taken 190 scalps in 156 games and has vast experience in the shortest format.
Mujeeb Ur Rehman will be an important part of the bowling department who has taken 131 wickets at just 19 years of age. He has delivered 29 points per game thanks to his control and accuracy.
Mitchell Swepson would have got so much confidence after putting up a strong performance in the international arena. He has made his mark in the T20 leagues having taken 46 wickets at an economy of 7.64 in 45 innings translating to 26 fantasy points consistently.
The right arm medium bolwer Jack Wildermuth will be a handy bowler. He was part of Melbourne Renegades in last BBL season.
Lance Morris from Melboure Stars did play only 5 matches last season. In 5 matches he took just one wikcet and therfore will be risky choice as Dream11 bowler.
Mathew Kunhemann is yet to make his debut in Big Bash League.