Playing XI, field height and injury report – Big Bash League 2020-21, match 15

Philippe and Christian look good as a C or VC.

Match details:

The 15th Big Bash League 2020-21 game is played between the Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Stars at the Carrara Oval in Queensland.

The match should start at 15:50 IST (20:20 local time) (10:20 AM GMT). It will be live on the Sony TEN network and will be able to be broadcast on Sony LIV.


It will be an interesting cricket match to watch when the two closest placed teams in form will play each other, in the second match of the match day on Saturday. The Melbourne stars, with 2 wins to their name in 3 games and one game that ended without a result, are a better placed team in this tournament as they hold second place in the points standings with 10 points in the bag.

The Sydney Sixers, who lost 1 and won 2 of the 3 games they have played so far, are ranked 4th in the table. Winning this match for both teams could prove crucial to their performance in the tournament. So, they will both go out on the field with their A-games on Saturday.

SIXTH vs STA Weather Report for BBL 2020-21, Match 15:

An all-night game is played on the cards on Saturday, as the sky is expected to be clear and clouds will enter and leave without creating problems during the game. The chance of rain is only 10 percent, and the temperature will be between 26 and 22 degrees Celsius.

Plot report:

A balanced surface with an equal amount of help for hitters and bowlers will be welcome to players when they go out on the field for this match. The spinners will have to make an effort to get any movement off the field, but the accelerators will enjoy bowling here. There will be a lot to explore for the players, as this is the first match of the tournament here.

Average first inning result

108 (only T20I played here)

Records of racing teams

Win – 1, Lost – 0, Draw – 0

Injury and availability news:

(Will be added when the update is done)

SIX vs STA Today’s XI that are probably being played:

Sydney Sixers:

Josh Philippe (wk), Jack Edwards, James Vince, Daniel Hughes (c), Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Ben Dwarshuis, Ben Manenti, Steve O’Keefe


Gurinder Sandhu, Justin Avendano, Jackson Bird, Jake Ball, Mickey Edwards, Lloyd Pope, Thomas Rogers, Nicholas Bertus, Lawrence Neil-Smith, Hayden Kerr

Melbourne Stars:

Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Hilton Cartwright, Glenn Maxwell (c), Nicholas Pooran (wk), Nic Maddinson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Clint Hinchliffe, Liam Hatcher, Billy Stanlake, Ben Dunk


Nick Larkin, Adam Zampa, Dilbar Hussain, Lance Morris, Seb Gotch, Tom O Connell

SIX vs STA The best choice for today’s match Dream11:

Josh Philippe as a goalkeeper he is the second most successful player in terms of dismissal, with 4 exclusions in his name. And, with a bat in his hand, he scored a total of 102 runs at a strike rate of 141.66.

Hilton Cartwright was a good versatile player for his team during this tournament. In 3 matches he took 2 goalkeepers and scored a total of 55 runs, all coming in key matches.

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Daniel Christian is another player whose numbers with both the bat and the ball in his hand are excellent. He played in 3 games and took 4 goalkeepers at an economical rate of 7.62 runs per game, and also scored 71 runs.

James Vince is the top scorer on his team, jumping ahead of Josh Philippe with just 1 margin difference. He has a total of 103 runs in 3 matches in his name, and his highest score was 67 runs.

Election of captain and deputy captain:

Captain option – Josh Philippe, Hilton Cartwright

Deputy Captain Option – Daniel Christian, James Vince

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Suggested playing XI no. 1 for SIX vs STA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Guardian – Ben Dunk, Josh Philippe (C)

Batsmen – Hilton Cartwright, Jack Edwards, Daniel Hughes, James Vince

All-around – Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Christian (VC)

Bowlers – Nathan Coulter Nile, Ben Dwarshuis, Steve O’Keefe

Suggested playing XI no. 2 for SIX vs STA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Guardian – Josh Philippe

Shots – Hilton Cartwright (C), Daniel Hughes, James Vince (VC), Andre Fletcher, Jordan Silk

All-around – Marcus Stoinis, Daniel Christian

Bowlers – Nathan Coulter Nile, Ben Dwarshuis, Steve O’Keefe

Expert advice:

With the form of players of these two teams, it would be wise to invite to include as many as 5 strikers or 2 window keepers with 4 strikers in your team. If you want to go with this last combination, the other passer-by guard who should be included in your team should be none other than Ben Dunk.

Today’s SIX against STA probable winners

The Melbourne Stars are expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. As you choose your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.