Big Bash League 2021, The 40th match will be played between Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers (STA vs STR) at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.
STARS VS STRIKERS: THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Melbourne Stars and Ben Dunk have mutually agreed on a release from the remainder of his contract.
Dunk, who joined the Stars in 2017, informed teammates today and left the squad to return home to Hobart.
“This was a difficult decision that will allow me to explore other playing opportunities and ultimately was in the best interests for me, my family and the club,” Dunk said
“I have thoroughly enjoyed my time playing with the Melbourne Stars and wish them all the best for the remainder of this season and into the future.”
Melbourne Stars General Manager Nick Cummins said; “Melbourne Stars would like to thank Ben for his service over the last three seasons. We wish him all the best in the future.”
Match: Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers (STA vs STR), Match 40th
Date: 15th January 2021, at 1:45 PM IST
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.
BBL 2020-21: STA vs STR Pitch Report
The pitch in Melbourne has equally favored the batsmen and the bowlers. In the previous two Tests, teams batting first have posted 400+ totals in the first innings. The fast bowlers receive some assistance from the wicket on the second and the third days.
STA vs STR Probable Playing XIs
Melbourne Stars: Andre Fletcher, Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell (c), Nic Maddinson, Hilton Cartwright, Seb Gotch (wk), Adam Zampa, Sam Rainbird, Liam Hatcher, Haris Rauf
Adelaide Strikers: Matt Renshaw, Philip Salt, Alex Carey (c & wk), Jonathan Wells, Jake Weatherald , Ryan Gibson, Daniel Worrall, Peter Siddle, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar, Harry Conway
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Squad for STA vs REN:
Melbourne Stars: Andre Fletcher, Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell (c), Nic Maddinson, Hilton Cartwright, Seb Gotch (wk), Adam Zampa, Sam Rainbird, Liam Hatcher, Haris Rauf, Ben Dunk, Zahir Khan, Clint Hinchliffe, Billy Stanlake
Adelaide Striekers: Alex Carey (c), Wes Agar, Danny Briggs, Harry Conway, Ryan Gibson, Harry Nielsen, Liam O’Connor, Spencer Johnson, Matt Renshaw, Phil Salt, Liam Scott, Matt Short, Peter Siddle, Cameron Valente, Jake Weatherald, Jon Wells, Daniel Worrall
C and VC Options for STA vs REN: –
Safe option: – G Maxwell, M Stoinis
Risky Option: – M Renshaw, A Carey, P Siddle, A Zampa