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BBL 2023: Match 7 – Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers – Match Details, Fantasy Suggestions

BBL 2023: Match 7 – Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers – Match Details, Fantasy Suggestions

The Melbourne Stars are all set to take on the Perth Scorchers in Match 7 of the Big Bash League 2023-24 on Wednesday, December 13 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. They did not have a good start to the tournament, losing to the Brisbane Heat in their campaign opener. They suffered an embarrassing defeat by 103 runs.

On the other hand, Perth Scorchers’ opening game of the tournament against the Melbourne Renegades was washed out due to rain. The Scorchers finished at the top of the table last year and also clinched the trophy. They defeated the Brisbane Heat in the final. In this article, we take a look at the fantasy suggestions for the upcoming Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers match.

Match Details

Match: Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers, Match 7, BBL 2023-24

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 07:15 PM LOCAL, 1.45 PM IST

Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground

Live Streaming: Star Sports, Hotstar

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground will offer some help to the pacers initially. However, as the match progresses, batting becomes a bit easier. 141 is the average first-innings total at the venue, while 15 matches have been won by team chasing.

Head-to-Head Record

The Perth Scorchers have an upper hand in the rivalry against the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League. They have won 13 matches against the Melbourne Stars while losing eight matches.

Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars – Predicted Playing XI

Perth Scorchers: Stephen Eskinazi, Laurie Evans, Josh Inglis, Ashton Turner, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Aaron Hardie, Zak Crawley

Melbourne Stars: Thomas Rogers, Sam Harper, Joe Burns, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Liam Dawson, Usama Mir, Joel Paris, Nathan Coulter Nile, Olly Stone, Jonathan Merlo

Dream11 Suggestions

Captain: Aaron Hardie

Vice-captain and wicket-keeper: Josh Inglis

Batter: Hilton Cartwright, Ashton Turner

All-rounders: Marcus Stoinis, Liam Dawson, Mitchell Marsh,

Bowlers: Jason Behrendorff, Jhye Richardson, Joel Paris, Nathan Coulter-Nile


Melbourne Stars: Thomas Rogers, Sam Harper(w), Marcus Stoinis(c), Hilton Cartwright, Nick Larkin, Liam Dawson, Usama Mir, Joel Paris, Jonathan Merlo, Beau Webster, Brody Couch, Campbell Kellaway, Mark Steketee, Corey Rocchiccioli, Haris Rauf

Perth Scorchers: Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Cooper Connolly, Aaron Hardie, Nick Hobson, Josh Inglis, Matthew Kelly, Mitch Marsh, Hamish McKenzie, Lance Morris, Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Sam Whiteman, Zak Crawley, Laurie Evans, Stephen Eskinazi

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