Melbourne stars are going to host Perth Scorchers in the match which is one of the best matches for fantasy players. As both teams have players who are going for national duty.
Perth Scorchers are at the bottom of the table and have lost 5 out of their 6 matches and this is a must-win encounter for men in orange.
Both teams have their star players out for national duties and benched players will get a chance in playing 11. On the other hand, Melbourne stars are at no.3 on the points table and will be captained by the new captain and debutant for stars Nic Maddinson.
Players to watch
Nic Maddinson – He is going to play his first match for the stars and also will lead the team as the captain. In BBL, his records are staggering and he can change the match single-handedly.
Ashton Agar – Till now it has been a bad series for his team but he has been the standout performer and team will be hoping another good outing from him.
Melbourne Stars – Stars have made 3 changes which are forced due to the nation call-ups Maxwell, Zampa and Stoinis go out and Maddinson, Merlo and Tom O’Connell comes in.
Nic Maddinson will serve as the captain in absence of the regular cap Maxwell.
Perth Scorchers – Scorchers have also made 3 changes, captain Marsh, and pacer duo of Jason Behrendorff and Jhye Richardson are out for natinal duty. Usman Qadir, Sam Whiteman and Rookie Aaron Hardie are named as the replacement. Agar will be leading the team in absence of regular captain Mitch Marsh.