Date and Time : 25th January 2023, 7:15 PM (Local)
Venue : MCG, Melbourne
Melbourne Stars campaign is coming to an end and it has been poor as they have been eliminated. They will look to finish the campaign on a high. They are currently 8th in the points table after 13 games with 6 points.
Team Green batsman will look to get the runs required. Bowlers will have to be accurate.
Coach and captain will look to give it their final shot.
On the other hand, Sydney Thunder will aim for qualification as they much need it. They are currently 5th in the points table after 13 games with 12 points. The NRR is a -0.813.
The Thunder’ batsman will look to score the runs. While their bowlers will have to get the job done.
Head coach and captain will aim for fruition of the strategies.
As for the wicket, it will be good for batting.
Team news and possible lineups
There are no fresh injury concerns for both sides at the moment.
Melbourne Stars XI : Cartwright, N. Larkin, Stoinis, Kellaway, Tom Rogers, B. Webster, J. Clarke, Coulter-Nile, Hatcher, L. Wood, Zampa (C).
Sydney Thunder XI : O. Davies, Ross, J. Sangha, D. Warner, Nikitaras, D. Sams, J. Davies, Gilkes, Chris Green (C), Qadir, G. Sandhu.
I think Sydney Thunder will be favourites to start off this game but Melbourne Stars will have the home advantage. So a close game in the end for fans to watch out for. In the end I think Melbourne Stars wins it.