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Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers (STA vs SIX) Dream11 prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Match Preview, Playing XI, Pitch Report- Match 31 - BBL 2022-23

Check out Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers Dream11 prediction, fantasy cricket tips, Match Preview, Playing XI and Pitch Report for today’s match. Melbourne Cricket Ground will host the BBL 31st match between STA vs SIX.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 05.01.2023
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In the 31st game of the BBL 12, Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers will be played at Melbourne Cricket Ground (Melbourne) this Friday (6th January) evening.

It will be their second meeting this season, after their first meeting on Boxing Day 2022, where Sixers won by seven wickets with five balls remaining.

In the latest BBL points table, Sixers are in the third position with 9 points in eight games (four wins, three losses and one no-result) and the Stars are at the bottom (eighth spot) with four points in seven matches (two wins and five losses).

STA vs SIX Match Overview

Competition: Big Bash League (BBL)

Season: 2022/23 (BBL 12)

Stage: League

Tournament Match no: 31

Match: Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers

Format: T20

Date and Time: Friday, 6th January 2023, 13:00 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 SIX Weather Forecast

According to, the sky will remain clear as there is almost no chance of rain.

STA vs SIX Pitch Report

It will be the third game at Melbourne Cricket Ground (Melbourne) in the ongoing BBL season. Like most results in the recently completed ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, MCG experienced successful defending in both matches in this BBL 12.

In the running BBL season at MCG, while Stars defended 183 runs against Hurricanes, Renegades successfully handled their first innings total of 141. The pacers play crucial roles at this venue.     

Toss prediction: Win the toss and bat first.

STA vs SIX complete available squad

Melbourne Stars: Adam Zampa (C), Trent Boult, 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

Sydney Sixers: Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Dan Christian, Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Moises Henriques (C), Daniel Hughes, Chris Jordan, Hayden Kerr, Todd Murphy, Izharulhaq Naveed, Kurtis Patterson, Josh Philippe, Jordan Silk, James Vince.

STA vs SIX Predicted XIs

Melbourne Stars Predicted XI: Joe Clarke (wk), Tom Rogers, Beau Webster, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Nick Larkin, Campbell Kellaway, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Luke Wood, Trent Boult, Adam Zampa (C)

Sydney Sixers Predicted XI: Josh Philippe (wk), James Vince, Daniel Hughes, Moises Henriques (C), Jordan Silk, Dan Christian, Hayden Kerr, Ben Dwarshuis, Sean Abbott, Chris Jordan, Izharulhaq Naveed

STA vs SIX Dream11 Team Prediction #1:

Wicketkeeper(s): J Clarke

Batters: J Vince, J Silk, N Larkin

All-rounder(s): S Abbott, B Webster (vc), H Kerr (C)

Bowlers: T Boult, N Coulter-Nile, A Zampa, L Wood

STA vs SIX Dream11 Team Prediction #2:

Wicketkeeper(s): J Phillippe

Batters: J Vince, J Silk, N Larkin

All-rounder(s): M Stoinis (vc), B Webster, H Kerr

Bowlers: N Coulter-Nile, C Jordan, B Dwarshuis, L Wood (C)


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