HBH vs MLS Dream 11 Team Prediction of BBL: Preview | Faulkner returns
Hello and Welcome to our preview for Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars match. We are covering HBH vs MLS Dream 11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the Big Bash League 2018-19 match. The match is to be played at Bellerive Oval.
Hobart Hurricanes ended on top of points table with ten wins and four losses. However, They lost their last match to Syndey Thunder by 4 wickets. Batting first, Matthew Wade along with McDermott and Bailey played good knocks to lead the team to a total of 165 which was later chased by the Thunder. Qais Ahmad and D Short took two scalps each in losing cause. They will be determined to defeat the Stars and enter the finale of BBL’18-19.
Melbourne Stars ended fourth on the points table with seven wins and seven losses. They comfortably defeated Sydney Sixers in the last encounter to qualify for the semi-final. Batting first, Glenn Maxwell played an attacking knock of 82 runs and was supported by Stoinis and Handscomb to give a target of 167 to Sixers. The spin duo of Lamichhane and Zampa were all over the Sixers taking three and two wickets respectively and were supported by Dan Worrall to provide a 94-run win to the team. They will hope for a similar performance from their star players in the crucial semi-final tomorrow.
When and Where:
HBH vs MLS, 1st Semi-Final, Big Bash League 2018-19.
Bellerive Oval, Hobart.
14th February, 02:00 PM
Average 1st innings score: 182
Average 2nd innings score: 167
Matthew Wade (c), Jofra Archer, George Bailey, Alex Doolan, Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, Simon Milenko, David Moody, Clive Rose, D’Arcy Short, Caleb Jewell, Qais Ahmad, James Faulkner.
Glenn Maxwell (c), Dwayne Bravo, Ben Dunk, Evan Gulbis, J Bird, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Seb Gotch, Peter Handscomb, Nic Maddinson, Dan Worrall, Sandeep Lamichhane, Nick Larkin.
The 13-men squad has been declared for the match with one change. James Faulkner is back after rest and will replace Tom Rogers in the squad.
Faulkner will come straight in the playing XI replacing either David Moody or Riley Meredith. Chances of Moody being axed are more.
Matthew Wade will open the innings along with D’Arcy Short. Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott, George Bailey and Simon Milenko will follow them.
Clive Rose, D Short and Qais Ahmad will handle the spin department while James Faulkner, Jofra Archer and Riley Meredith/David Moody will spearhead the pace attack. Simon Milenko can support them.
They have also declared 13-men squad for the match with one change. Nick Larkin replaces Jackson Coleman in the squad.
Ben Dunk and M Stoinis will open the innings. P Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Nic Maddinson and Seb Gotch will follow them.
Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis and Dwayne Bravo will play the role of an all-rounder.
Jackson Bird, Marcus Stoinis, Dan Worrall and Dwayne Bravo will be the key pacers while Adam Zampa and Sandeep Lamichhane will lead the spin attack along with G Maxwell.
Nic Maddinson has been in poor form entire season but is unlikely to be replaced. However, Evan Gulbis and Nick Larkin are able contenders available for selection.
Probable Playing XI:
Matthew Wade (c and wk), D’Arcy Short, Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott, George Bailey, Simon Milenko, James Faulkner, Jofra Archer, Clive Rose, Qais Ahmad, Riley Meredith/David Moody.
Marcus Stoinis, Ben Dunk, Peter Handscomb (wk), Glenn Maxwell (c), Nic Maddinson, Dwayne Bravo, Seb Gotch, Sandeep Lamichhane, Jackson Bird, Adam Zampa, Dan Worrall.
HBH vs MLS Dream 11 Team Prediction:
Captain and Vc choices: D’Arcy Short, M Stoinis, M Wade, G Maxwell, B Dunk, B McDermott, J Faulkner, S Lamichhane.
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