Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars are going to play the 16th match of the Big Bash League 2019-20. Aurora Stadium, Launceston is the venue of the match.
Hobart Hurricanes had a decent win in their previous match at home. Meanwhile, the Melbourne Stars lost their last match in a close contest. Both the teams have started their BBL 09 season in a very good way overall, and they would like to continue that momentum with a win against each other.
The Aurora Stadium is a newly introduced venue in BBL 09 that’s why the captain winning the toss has a tough decision to take regarding bat first or fielding first with no prior match records as an indicator. Big Bash betting tips from Bhaiji have more such quality analysis for you to avail for more profitable betting.
Hobart Hurricanes won their last match at their main home stadium comprehensively against the defending champions Melbourne Renegades in BBL 09.
In this match, the bowling attack of Hobart Hurricanes led by James Faulkner alongside Riley Meredith and Nathan Ellis took three wickets each against Melbourne Renegades. Although the start with the bat was poor, but the great partnership between the stand-in captain Ben McDermott and D’Arcy Short helped the Hobart Hurricanes win the match easily.
With a win in the upcoming match against the Melbourne Stars, the team of Hobart Hurricanes can go on top of the BBL09 points table so this match is very crucial.
Players to watch out for Hobart Hurricanes are Ben McDermott, David Miller, James Faulkner, and Riley Meredith.
Hobart Hurricanes Squad – Matthew Wade © / (wk), Caleb Jewell, David Miller (South Africa), George Bailey, James Faulkner, Ben McDermott, David Moody, Tom Rogers, Clive Rose, Qais Ahmad (Afghanistan), D’Arcy Short, Simon Milenko, Aaron Summers, Scott Boland, Jake Doran, Nathan Ellis, Jarrod Freeman, Riley Meredith.
Melbourne Stars had their first loss in the BBL 09 season as they lost to Adelaide Strikers with a close match that went to the last ball.
Against the Adelaide Strikers, the team of Melbourne Stars bowled decent spells, especially the spinners Adam Zampa and Sandeep Lamichhane on a very good batting pitch. But the batsman of the Melbourne Stars couldn’t score the last few runs that were needed to win the match, just after captain Glenn Maxwell and Peter Handscomb got out in quick succession.
Now the Melbourne Stars are looking to get back to winning ways, and also make it to the top of the BBL 09 points table.
Players to watch out for Melbourne Stars are Glenn Maxwell, Peter Handscomb, Dale Steyn, and Adam Zampa.
Melbourne Stars Squad -Glenn Maxwell ©, Nick Larkin, Dale Steyn (South Africa), Seb Gotch, Pat Brown (England), Hilton Cartwright, Sandeep Lamichhane (Nepal), Peter Handscomb (wk), Clint Hinchliffe, Tom O’Connell, Ben Dunk (wk), Adam Zampa, Jackson Coleman, Nic Maddinson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jonathan Merlo, Marcus Stoinis, Daniel Worrall, Lance Morris.
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