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Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat (STA vs HEA) Dream11 prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Match Preview, Playing XI, Pitch Report- Match 44 - BBL 2022-23

Check out the Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat Dream11 prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Today’s playing 11 and Pitch Report for 43rd match BBL 2022-23. STA vs HEA match will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 16.01.2023
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Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat match will be played at Melbourne Cricket Ground (Melbourne) this Monday (16th January) evening.

It will be their first meeting of this season. In the latest BBL points table, Heat are in the seventh spot with seven points in ten matches (three wins, six losses and one no result), and Stars are at the bottom (eighth position) with six points in 11 games (three wins and eight losses).

STA vs HEA Match Overview

Competition: Big Bash League (BBL)

Season: 2022/23 (BBL 12)

Stage: League

Tournament Match no: 44

Match: Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat

Format: T20

Date and Time: Monday, 16th January 2023, 13:45 IST (19:15 local time)

Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Live Broadcasting/Streaming: (In Australia) Channel 7, Kayo, Fox Cricket and SEN Radio

(In India) Sony Sports Network; Sony LIV

STA vs HEA Weather Forecast

According to, the match will be played under a cloudy sky, but there is no threat of rain. The temperature will be between 27°C and 23°C.

STA vs HEA Pitch Report

It will be the fifth game at Melbourne Cricket Ground (Melbourne) in this BBL season. While the first two MCG matches at this BBL season saw successful defending, the other two games experienced comfortable chasings.

In this giant T20 venue, pace bowlers and set batters generally play the most influential roles. Chasing 170+ totals are really tough at this T20 venue.

Toss prediction: Win the toss and bat first.

STA vs HEA complete available squad

Melbourne Stars: Adam Zampa (C), Hilton Cartwright, Joe Clarke, Brody Couch, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Liam Hatcher, Clint Hinchliffe, Campbell Kellaway, Nick Larkin, Tom O'Connell, Tom Rogers, James Seymour, Marcus Stoinis, Beau Webster, Luke Wood

Brisbane Heat: Usman Khawaja (C), Xavier Bartlett, James Bazley, Josh Brown, Max Bryant, Sam Hain, Spencer Johnson, Matt Kuhnemann, Marnus Labuschagne, Michael Neser, Jimmy Peirson, Matthew Renshaw, Mark Steketee, Mitch Swepson

STA vs HEA Predicted XIs

Melbourne Stars Predicted XI: Joe Clarke (wk), Tom Rogers, Hilton Cartwright, Beau Webster, Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, James Seymour, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Luke Wood, Liam Hatcher, Adam Zampa (C)

Brisbane Heat Predicted XI: Usman Khawaja (C), Josh Brown, Marnus Labuschagne, Jimmy Peirson (wk), Matthew Renshaw, Sam Hain, Xavier Bartlett, James Bazley, Michael Neser, Mark Steketee, Matt Kuhnemann

STA vs HEA Dream11 Team Prediction #1:

Wicketkeeper(s): J Clarke

Batters: U Khawaja, H Cartwright, Tom Fraser Rogers,

All-rounder(s):  M Neser (vc), M Stoinis, B Webster (C), M Labuschagne

Bowlers: N Coulter-Nile, L Wood, M Kuhnemann

STA vs HEA Dream11 Team Prediction #2:

Wicketkeeper(s): J Peirson, J Clarke (C)

Batters: U Khawaja, H Cartwright, Tom Fraser Rogers, J Brown-I

All-rounder(s):  M Neser, B Webster

Bowlers: N Coulter-Nile, A Zampa, L Wood (vc)


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