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STA vs THU Dream11 Prediction | Grand League Tips, 25th Jan 2023

STA vs THU Dream11 Prediction: The Melbourne Stars will be hoping to finish the season with a win. They have failed to do so this season, winning only three games, and will be finishing the season in eighth place. The batsmen and bowlers could not complement each other and as a result did not perform as a unit, which led to defeat.

The Sydney Thunder are one of five teams contending for a playoff spot, and they will know their fate before the last championship game. If the Brisbane Heat doesn’t win the final game, the Sydney Thunder could qualify with a win, but with an unfavorable outcome, they would need to win by a wide margin to defeat the Renegades, who have an NRR of 0.027, which seems unlikely. They are coming into this match on the back of an embarrassing 125-run defeat against Sydney Sixers where they were bundled out for 62 runs.

Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder and Telecast Details

Match: Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder

Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground

Date & Time: Wednesday, 25th January 1:45 PM IST

Telecast: Sony Sports Network and SonyLiv App

Head-to-Head and Recent Form (Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder)

Played: 18

Melbourne Stars: 10

Sydney Thunders: 8

STA recent form: LLLWL

THU recent form: LWLLL

As shown above, both Melbourne Stars and Sydney Thunder are going through a rough patch as far as recent form is concerned.

Probable 11

Melbourne Stars’ possible starting lineup:

Joe Clarke (wk), Thomas Rogers, Campbell Kellaway, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Beau Webster, Nick Larkin, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Luke Wood, Liam Hatcher, Adam Zampa (c)

Sydney Thunder’s possible starting lineup:

Matthew Gilkes (wk), David Warner, Blake Nikitaras, Oliver Davies, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Joel Davies, Chris Green (c), Gurinder Sandhu, Usman Qadir

Pitch Report

There is something for everyone on the MCG field, and with an average score of 170 runs, you can expect an equal fight between batsmen and bowlers.  There is a bounce on offer, the bowl comes out nicely on the bat and spinners can use the ground dimensions to their advantage.

STA vs THU Dream11 Prediction Today Match and Fantasy Cricket Team

Captain and vice-captain choices for Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunders Dream11 match?

Let’s take a look at small and grand league captain and vice-captain choices for the Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunders Dream11 contest.

Small League Captain & Vice-Captain Choices for Melbourne Stars

  • Clarke
  • Stoinis
  • Rogers

Small League Captain & Vice-Captain Choices for Sydney Thunders

  • Sams
  • Davies
  • Warner

Grand League Captain & Vice-Captain Choices

  • Sams
  • Davies
  • Warner
  • Gilkes
  • Sandhu

Who will win today between STA vs THU

Both the Melbourne Stars and the Sydney Thunder are in a tough situation and are having a tough time, but the latter needs to win by a big margin to get into the top four, while the Melbourne Stars have nothing to lose and could be a spoiler. We predict a win for the Sydney Thunder in this matchup.

STA vs THU Dream11 Grand League Tips

In conclusion to today’s match prediction for Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunders Dream11 match, we will focus on Sydney Thunders for preparing grand league teams. 

  • A victory for Sydney Thunders is expected in this encounter. It would be good to go with a minimum of players from the Melbourne Stars’ side.
  • Make Sams, Davies, or Warner captain and vice-captain in rotation with Gilkes, Green, or Sandhu.
  • Make Gilkes, Green, or Sandhu captain in a few teams.
  • Remove key players like Webster, Wood, and Clarke from a few teams and take Coulter-Nile, Zampa, and Cartwright.
  • Prepare a few teams for the one-sided win of the Melbourne Stars with Clarke or Rogers as captain and Stoinis or AshWebster as vice-captain.

STA vs THU Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team Suggestions

Dream11 Team Suggestion 1 – Small League

Wicketkeeper: J Clarke, M Gilkes

Batsman: D Warner, T Fraser Rogers (vc), O Davies (c)

All-rounders: M Stoinis, B Webster, D Sams

Bowlers: G Sandhu, L Wood, C Green

Dream11 Team Suggestion 2 – Mini League

Wicketkeeper: J Clarke (vc), M Gilkes

Batsman: D Warner, H Cartwright, A Ross, T Fraser Rogers (c), O Davies

All-rounders: M Stoinis, B Webster, D Sams

Bowlers: G Sandhu

All things considered, choose your own captain and vice-captains in the final Dream11 Teams.

We, hope this article helped you find the best tips and Fantasy cricket predictions for the Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunders Dream11 match. You may also want to look at the best fantasy football predictions.

Sports have been part of my life since childhood, so much so that I decided to make a career out of it. I have worked in various sporting events in different roles and have a knack for reading articles related to sports, eventually developing a habit to write about the same. I started playing fantasy sports 3 years back (cricket and football) and since then every day have learned something new. And now I have been using that experience to help others to make the best possible teams.


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