The 2nd match of Big Bash League 2015-16 will be played between Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Stars, this day night match is scheduled to play on Friday, 18 December 2015 at Adelaide Oval. Get the today match prediction on your smartphone for free without smartphone app, here we will let you know who will win the toss and who will win the match.
Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars Today Match Team News and Preview
With a poor team squad Melbourne Stars hope to reach at the semi-final stage that they never made in previous season of BBL. It’s difficult to see any major flaw in the side, but today cricket match prediction says the inconsistency of some players, particularly the openers will make it difficult for the side to get a solid start. Apart from that today match prediction also notify the fact that they may once again struggle to deal with the weight of expectations may well be a factor. The side should be fairly settled up until the start of the ODI’s, so they should finish high up, but whether they can go on from there will remain to be seen.
The other side Adelaide Strikers have a strong team squad to start the Big Bash with a win. They have a group of solid Twenty20 pace bowlers, with Laughlin in particular bringing skill and experience to the side, but today match prediction shows lack a player who brings some serious speed with his bowling. The same can be said about most of the batters in the side, Hodge and Jayawardene are journeyman of the format and will bring a cool head out in the middle, but they lack any proven pinch hitters down the order who can add some impetus to the end of their innings.
They’ll be depending on the top 3 to build a solid platform as early wickets may make it difficult for them to accelerate late in their innings. Further more today match prediction rise questions about how effective Rashid can be in the Australian conditions. There will be a certain onus on him to take wickets during the middle overs of the innings, as other spinners in the side, notably Simmons and Holland are more containing bowlers.
Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars Big Bash Today Match Team Squad
Adelaide Strikers Big Bash Team Squad: Brad Hodge, Craig Simmons, Jono Dean, Travis Head (c), Alex Ross, Kelvin Smith, Patrick Page, Kieron Pollard, Michael Neser, Hamish Kingston, Tim Ludeman (wk), Kane Richardson, Ben Laughlin, Gary Putland, Billy Stanlake, Jon Holland, Adil Rashid, Mahela Jayawardne, Jake Lehmann,
Melbourne Stars Big Bash Team Squad: Kevin Pietersen, David Hussey (c), Robert Quiney, Luke Wright, James Faulkner, Glenn Maxwell, John Hastings, Marcus Stoinis, Evan Gulbis, Peter Handscomb, Tom Triffitt, Sam Harper (wk), Daniel Worrall, Scott Boland, Ben Hilfenhaus, Michael Beer, Adam Zampa, Sebastian Gotch,
Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars Big Bash Today Match Prediction
Who Will Win Today Toss Prediction: Melbourne Stars win the toss and bat first.
Who Will Win Today Match Prediction: Melbourne Stars win the match.