The Challenger game of the ongoing 2019-20 Big Bash League season will be played between Melbourne Stars and Sydney Thunder. The match will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne. The 20-overs fixture is scheduled for February 6 and will start at 2:10 PM IST.
Melbourne Stars finished the initial double round-robin stage at the top of the points table with 10 wins out of their 14 games. Meanwhile, Sydney Thunder stood fifth on the table with six wins from 14 matches and managed to storm into ‘The Challenger’ with a win over Adelaide Strikers in ‘The Knockout’. The winner of the upcoming match will face Sydney Sixers for the BBL title clash on February 8 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Nic Maddinson, Marcus Stoinis, Nick Larkin, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell (c), Seb Gotch (w), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Clint Hinchliffe, Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall, Haris Rauf, Ben Dunk, Dilbar Hussain
Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson (c), Alex Ross, Arjun Nair, Chris Morris, Daniel Sams, Jay Lenton (w), Chris Tremain, Jonathan Cook, Brendan Doggett, Matthew Gilkes, Nathan McAndrew
Wicketkeeper – Peter Handscomb
All-rounder – Glenn Maxwell (c), Arjun Nair
Batsmen – Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson (vc)
Bowlers – Daniel Sams, Chris Morris, Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall
Melbourne Stars start off as favourites to win the game.
Please note that these Dream11 predictions are made according to our own analysis. The selections made in our line-up do not guarantee positive results in your games.
It's all on the line at the @MCG tonight 👊— Melbourne Stars (@StarsBBL) February 5, 2020
We can't wait to see the Stars Family out in force as we take on the @ThunderBBL from 7:40pm 🏏
Match info 👉 https://t.co/u8gK3KV8DH#TeamGreen 💚 pic.twitter.com/JU7Qd648bL