Melbourne Stars host Sydney Sixers in Match 13 of the 2021-22 BBL season on Wednesday evening in Melbourne. The Stars are level on points with Perth Scorchers and the Sixers at the top of the table, both teams have won two and lost one fixture so far. Read on as we preview this match. The game gets underway at the Melbourne Cricket Ground at 19:15 local time.
Melbourne Stars had a poor season last year but are fighting it out at the top of the table in these early days. They will be full of confidence ahead of this clash.
Sydney Sixers began the tournament with a huge win over Melbourne Stars but will find them far tougher opponents this time around.
Winner – #Melbourne Stars
MLS vs SYS Match Toss Prediction
Sydney Sixers are yet to win a toss this season whereas Melbourne Stars have elected to field first the two times they have called correctly. We predict that both skippers will choose to field first.
MLS vs SYS Pitch Report
The pitch in Melbourne looks like one which will provide plenty of assistance for the spinners. We anticipate a par score to be in the region of 165-170.
The temperature will not go beyond 17 degrees during this match under cloudy skies.
Melbourne Stars Predicted Playing 11
Marcus Stoinis, Joe Clarke (wk), Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell (c), Hilton Cartwright, Beau Webster, Andre Russell, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Qais Ahmad, Brody Couch
Sydney Sixers Predicted Playing 11
Josh Philippe (wk), James Vince, Daniel Hughes, Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Sean Abbott, Hayden Kerr, Steve O’Keefe