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Amid the COVID chaos of BBL, the first of the postponed matches will be played. Perth Scorchers and Melbourne Stars, who were due to play on December 30, will do battle in an important match today.

The Stars welcome back skipper Glenn Maxwell in a further boost after their victory over the Strikers yesterday. Joe Clarke was outstanding yet again, smashing his fourth straight half-century to propel the Stars to an inch within the top five.

The Stars’ powerful batting against the Scorchers’ bowling lineup makes for a cracking contest. The Scorchers continue to remain consistent at the top, coming off two straight victories against the back-to-back champions in Sydney Sixers.

After a record low crowd at the MCG yesterday, here’s hoping more turn out to Docklands today for what promises to be an intriguing contest.

Key Players to Watch/Key Stats

Perth Scorchers:

  • Ashton Turner has scored the most runs among any current Scorchers players against Stars (224 runs, avg. 28.00, SR 154.38). The skipper comes into this game on the back of a brilliant, match-winning 69 off 41 balls vs Sixers.
  • Kurtis Patterson has scored three half-centuries in eight innings this season (total of 267 runs, avg. 33.37, SR 143.54).
  • Andrew Tye, who has the most wickets for the Scorchers this season (18), has a remarkable record against the Stars. He has taken a huge 23 wickets in just 11 matches at an average of 13.09 and economy rate of 7.25.
  • Matthew Kelly, who has impressed with 10 wickets in five matches this season, has taken six wickets in two matches vs Stars at an average of 9.67 and economy rate of 7.25.
  • Ashton Agar has taken just three wickets in seven matches against the Stars (avg. 62.67, econ. 7.73). But, he is bowling nicely this season, with 13 scalps in 11 matches, including 2/23 last game vs Sixers.

Melbourne Stars:

  • Joe Clarke is on fire. He has struck four half-centuries in a row (52, 83, 52, 83), and he is striking the ball beautifully. His third half-century came against the Scorchers this season.
  • Hilton Cartwright is in fine touch, with 273 runs in nine innings at an average of 34.12 and strike rate of 148.36. This includes a magnificent 79 off 44 balls recently vs Heat.
  • Cartwright has struck 112 runs in four innings vs Scorchers for just the one dismissal (SR 107.59).
  • Glenn Maxwell is back. He has a score of 61 vs Scorchers, but just 33 runs in his remaining four innings against them. The Stars skipper does have a solid record at Marvel Stadium (11 inns, 259 runs, avg. 32.38, SR 169.28), so it will be interesting to see if he fires today.
  • Marcus Stoinis is having a poor season (65 runs, avg. 13.00). He has a middling record vs Scorchers (244 runs, avg. 27.11, SR 114.02), so the Stars will be hoping he can improve on these numbers in this match, if he is fit.
  • Stoinis at Marvel Stadium: 5 inns, 159 runs, avg. 39.75, HS 70, SR 111.97.
  • Brody Couch is Melbourne Stars’ leading wicket-taker in BBL 11 (12 wickets in nine matches, avg. 21.25, econ. 8.79).
  • Adam Zampa has taken six wickets in five matches vs Scorchers (avg. 26.17, econ. 7.85), as well as 10 wickets in six matches on this ground at an economy rate of just 6.63. Qais Ahmad is in fine touch, with eight wickets in his last four matches including 2/26 vs Scorchers.

Stats and Facts

  • Head-to-head: Matches 19, Scorchers 10, Stars 8, N/R 1.
  • Jason Behrendhorff also has a poor record vs Stars, with just three wickets in seven innings (avg. 64.33, econ. 7.15).
  • Perth Scorchers beat Melbourne Stars by 50 runs earlier this season, but that was a severely weakened Stars team.

Possible Playing 11

Perth Scorchers are without Colin Munro who has tested positive to COVID-19.

Perth Scorchers: 1. Kurtis Patterson, 2. Cameron Bancroft (wk), 3. Laurie Evans, 4. Ashton Turner (c), 5. Aaron Hardie, 6. Chris Sabburg, 8. Andrew Tye, 9. Matthew Kelly, 10. Peter Hatzoglou, 11. Lance Morris/Jason Behrendhorff

Glenn Maxwell is back for the Stars. Marcus Stoinis is in the squad, but in doubt with a back injury.

Melbourne Stars: 1. Marcus Stoinis/Nick Larkin, 2. Joe Clarke (wk), 3. Glenn Maxwell (c), 4. Joe Burns, 5. Hilton Cartwright, 6. Beau Webster, 7. Clint Hinchliffe/Xavier Crone, 8. Adam Zampa, 9. Haris Rauf, 10. Qais Ahmed, 11. Brody Couch

Marvel Stadium Docklands Pitch Report and Weather

There have been three 200+ scores in six matches on this ground in BBL 11. The team batting first has gone on to win a total of four games out of the five. Sydney Thunder (209/7) belted Melbourne Renegades (80) in the last game on this ground.

Weather is not an issue as this ground has a roof.

Dream11 Prediction

Note: The below teams are not based on final playing XIs. We may not be able to update these in time.

Option 1:

SCO vs STA Dream11 Prediction & Fan2Play Possible Playing 11 Pitch Report: BBL 2021/22 Match 27 | SCO vs STA Dream11 Prediction Today | Scorchers vs Stars Key Players | Docklands Pitch Report
BBL 2021/22 Match 27: SCO vs STA Dream11 Prediction

Option 2:

SCO vs STA Dream11 Prediction & Fan2Play Possible Playing 11 Pitch Report: BBL 2021/22 Match 27 | SCO vs STA Dream11 Prediction Today | Scorchers vs Stars Key Players | Docklands Pitch Report
BBL 2021/22 Match 27: SCO vs STA Dream11 Prediction

Fan2Play Prediction

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  • Wicket-keepers: Joe Clarke
  • Batsmen: Ashton Turner, Hilton Cartwright
  • All-rounders: Ashton Agar, Glenn Maxwell
  • Bowlers: Andrew Tye, Qais Ahmad, Haris Rauf

Match Prediction

Tough match to pick. Given the Scorchers have played a number of games on this ground already this season, they have a slight edge and look a good pick to win this one.

Charbel Coorey
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Charbel is the owner & founder of cricblog.net, based in Sydney, Australia. He started the website to fulfill his love for the game of cricket. Charbel has also been featured on other publications including OP India, Times of India, and The Roar, among others. For any story tips or questions, you can contact Charbel at charbelcoorey@cricblog.net.

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