STA vs HEA (Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat), Match 51 - Match Information
Match: Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat, Match 51
Date: 16th January 2022
Time: 01:45 PM IST
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne
STA vs HEA (Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat), Match 51 Preview
Match 51 of the Big Bash League, 2021/22 has Melbourne Stars taking on Brisbane Heat at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne.
Melbourne Stars have played 12 matches in the series and they are currently ranked sixth on the points table, while Brisbane Heat have played 11 matches in the series and they are currently ranked seventh on the points table.
In their previous encounter in this series, Joe Clarke was the Man of the Match and Hilton Cartwright scored the highest fantasy points for Melbourne Stars with 132 match fantasy points while Ben Duckett topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Brisbane Heat with 96 match fantasy points.
In the last match played by Melbourne Stars against Adelaide Strikers, Adelaide Strikers beat Melbourne Stars by 23 runs. The top fantasy player for Melbourne Stars was Clint Hinchliffe who scored 81 fantasy points.
In their last match in this series against Adelaide Strikers, Adelaide Strikers beat Brisbane Heat by 71 runs. The top fantasy player for Brisbane Heat was Will Prestwidge who scored 54 fantasy points.
STA vs HEA, Pitch Report and Conditions
The pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 49 matches is 165 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 63% of its matches. The team winning the toss will look to bat first here.
Pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have earned 69% of the total bowling fantasy points at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team.
STA vs HEA, Head to Head
In the 15 matches played between these 2 teams, Brisbane Heat have won 9 matches and Melbourne Stars have won 6 matches. Bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.
STA vs HEA Dream11 Prediction: Bowlers
Will Prestwidge has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 3 games, a fantasy rating of 9.2 and a high XFactor.
Adam Zampa has an average of 30 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9 and a medium XFactor.
Xavier Bartlett has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and a high XFactor.
STA vs HEA MyTeam11 Team Today
Wicket-Keepers: B. Duckett, J. Clarke and L. Pfeffer
Batters: C. Lynn, H. Cartwright and S. Heazlett
All-Rounder: G. Maxwell
Bowlers: A. Zampa, M. Steketee, W. Prestwidge and X. Bartlett
Captain: J. Clarke
Vice-Captain: H. Cartwright