Melbourne Stars vs. Adelaide Strikers: 39th Match Preview
Melbourne Stars vs. Adelaide Strikers: 39th Match Preview

The 39th match of Big Bash League is set to be played between the Melbourne Stars taking on Adelaide Strikers on Wednesday. This match will be the second encounter between them in this tournament where Strikers defeated Stars during the first phase of the tournament with 41 runs. Can Stars take revenge for their loss in this match?

Melbourne Stars has already named unchanged squad to take on Strikers after successfully ending their three match losing streak when they won against Renegades in previous match after the arrival of four Australian ODI quartet. Stars has been excellently and they managed to restrict Renegades for 121 runs under 20 overs. They would like to replicate the same bowling performance against Strikers. In batting department except Marcus Stoinis other top three batsmen failed to cross single digit score. There are lot to improve in their batting performance if they want to win against Strikers. In batting department. The onus of scoring runs will be on Stoinis, Ben Dunk, Peter Handscomb and Glenn Maxwell. If Stars wants to win against Renegades then responsibility of picking wickets will be on Stoinis, Liam Plunkett and Jackson Bird. No changes are expected in their playing XI.

Adelaide Strikers lost their previous match against Hobart hurricanes. After that big defeat, Strikers have made one change into their squad were right-arm pacer Wes Agar drafted in to the squad in the expense of spinner Michael Cormack. In batting department, responsibilities of scoring runs against strong bowling attack will

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Ajay Patil
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