Dec 16, 2020 08:15 PM

Aurora Stadium – Launceston, Australia

It is the 9th game in the Big Bash League 2020-21 and Perth Scorchers would have a formidable challenge on their hands as they take on the table toppers Melbourne Stars in this game. The Scorchers lost their first game to the Melbourne Renegades and now they need to win this one to get first points of the season. The Stars have won both their matches and come into this game after an easy win over the Sydney Thunder.

Melbourne Stars are one of the strongest teams in the league and have good depth in their batting as well as bowling. Nothing has gone wrong for them so far in the season and they would be thinking of their third win here. For the Scorchers this match would be all about putting their everything together and avoiding another defeat that can put them in a dangerous spot.

Pitch Report and Conditions & Toss Prediction:

Observations say, in the previous matches played here, the pitch at this venue is favourable for batting. The track is slower than the others we have seen and helps the spinners quite a bit. We are hoping that the surface will get a little bit slower and be a bit more difficult for batting in this match. A score of 180 is not going to be an easy task to chase.

The weather forecast in Launceston says some clouds around on match day but the weather forecast does not predict rain. We should be able to have a full uninterrupted match. The toss is going to be an important factor in the decision of all matches of the Big Bash League. Putting a big total on the board is always a big advantage in these kinds of matches. Our toss prediction is, the team who will win the toss may choose to bat first.

Melbourne Stars Predicted XI:

Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Glenn Maxwell (c), Ben Dunk, Seb Gotch, Clint Hinchliffe, Nic Maddinson, Jonathan Merlo, Lance Morris, Tom O Connell, Will Pucovski, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa.

Perth Scorchers Predicted XI:

Jason Roy, Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Marsh (c), Liam Livingstone, Cameron Green, Aaron Hardie, Josh Inglis, Fawad Ahmed, Cameron Gannon, Jason Behrendorff, Matthew Kelly, Joel Paris, Kurtis Patterson, Andrew Tye, Sam Whiteman, Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner.


Bhaiji is the best platform for those who love online betting and earn money. As it is not familiar with Indian cricket fans, BBL betting is quite different from IPL betting. Perth Scorchers have started the season in a wrong direction. More than the defeat it is the difference of the defeat that would have hurt the team’s confidence. Their batting looked miserable in the last game and they would need to make huge improvements for this one. With two wins in two games the Melbourne Stars are in good form and most of their key players are full of confidence and this would make them favorites to win this one and retain their top spot on the points table. Melbourne Stars to beat Perth Scorchers. To get more Big Bash betting tips and to know every moment update keep visiting our website.

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