BBL 2021: Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder Match 7 Prediction: December 10th
Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder will be the fare served in match 7 of Big Bash League 2021 in Melbourne on 10 December 2021. While Stars have four of the last five games between the sides, Thunder prevailed over Stars in their latest match on 29 December 2020 by a handsome margin of 65 runs.
The teams last played each other in Canberra on 29 December 2020. Thunder batted first and piled up a score of 219/7 in their allotted 20 overs. Alex Hales top scored with 71 from 29 balls, including 8 fours and 5 sixes. He got good support from Callum Ferguson (51) and Usman Khawaja (37). Adam Zampa was Stars’ best bowler, with figures of 3/49.
Chasing a daunting target of 220, Stars scored 42 from the first 4 four overs before losing their first wicket. But once Marcus Stoinis — who top scored with 27 — was out, there was a regular procession, and stars were bowled out for 144 in 19.5 overs. Chris Green took 4/34 to emerge Thunder’s best bowler.
Players to Watch out for
Alex Hales (391 runs from 10 games) and Sam Billings (254 runs from 10 matches) have been against Thunder’s best batsmen versus Stars. Tanveer Sangha (12 wickets from 10 games) and Nathan McAndrew (11 wickets from 9 matches) have been Thunder’s best bowlers. For Stars, Marcus Stoinis (243 runs from 9 matches) and Nick Larkin (243 runs from 9 games) have been the best batsmen, while Adam Zampa (12 wickets from 9 games) and Billy Stanlake (8 wickets from 7 matches) have been the most successful bowlers.
There is nothing to separate the teams by way of betting odds, with both teams given an equal chance of winning the BBL 2021 title, with quoted odds of 7/1.
In BBL predictions, cric-life.com believes that Melbourne Stars will beat Sydney Thunder in BBL 2021 on 10 December 2021.
We have based our prediction of match 7 mainly on the h2h comparison between the sides.
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