PREVIEW

 

Adelaide Strikers are set to take on Melbourne Stars when at Ted Summerton Reserve at Moe in Victoria for another crunch contest of Big Bash League 2018-19. Strikers will look start again after being hammered by Hobart Hurricanes. They suffered a ten-wicket defeat in their last game against the Hurricanes. Strikers are currently placed at the fifth position with eight points in nine matches. They have won four and lost five games so far in the campaign.

Melbourne Stars have had the same fortune in the tournament. They have also managed to secure eight points in nine games. They are placed at the sixth position just under Adelaide Strikers with the worse net run rate. Stars have had the same tally with four wins and five defeats. Melbourne Stars win their last match against the Renegades y six wickets, riding on their skipper Marcus Stoinis’s innings.

 

GAME DETAILS

 

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Time:  9:15 AM IST

Venue: Ted Summerton Reserve, Victoria

League: Big Bash League 2018-19

Live Telecast: Sony Network

Online Streaming: Sonyliv.com

 

 

Recent Form

 

Melbourne Stars – W L L L W

Adelaide Strikers – L L W L W

 

Head-to-head (last five fixtures)

Melbourne Stars – 1, Adelaide Strikers – 4

 

Team News

 

Adelaide Strikers

Wes Agar comes in the squad to replace Michael Cormack.

Melbourne Stars

Melbourne Stars have named an unchanged squad for the fixture.

 

SQUADS

 

Adelaide Strikers:

Colin Ingram (c), Wes Agar, Alex Carey (wk), Rashid Khan, Ben Laughlin, Jake Lehmann, Michael Neser, Liam O’Connor, Matt Short, Billy Stanlake, Cameron Valente, Jake Weatherald, Jon Wells

Melbourne Star: 

Glenn Maxwell (C), Jackson Bird, Dwayne Bravo, Ben Dunk, Seb Gotch, Evan Gulbis, Peter Handscomb, Nic Maddinson, Lance Morris, Tom O’Connell, Liam Plunkett, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa

 

Probable Playing 11

 

Adelaide Strikers

Jake Weatherald, Alex Carey(w), Matthew Short, Colin Ingram(c), Jonathan Wells, Cameron Valente/Wes Agar, Michael Neser, Rashid Khan, Ben Laughlin/Wes Agar, Liam O Connor, Billy Stanlake

Melbourne Star

Ben Dunk, Marcus Stoinis, Peter Handscomb(w), Glenn Maxwell(c), Nic Maddinson, Dwayne Bravo, Evan Gulbis, Liam Plunkett, Adam Zampa, Jackson Bird, Tom O Connell

 

KEY PLAYERS

 

Adelaide Strikers

  • Alex Carey(w)
  • Jake Weatherald
  • Colin Ingram(c)

Melbourne Stars

  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Peter Handscomb(w)
  • Glenn Maxwell(c)

 

FUNTUSH SAFE XI

 

Teams to be updated soon!

 

FUNTUSH RISKY XI

 

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