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STA vs HUR Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11, and Match Preview – Big Bash League 2023-24



STA vs HUR Dream11 Prediction

STA vs HUR Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11, and Match Preview – Big Bash League 2023-24


The cricketing extravaganza continues in the Big Bash League (BBL) 2023-24 as the Melbourne Stars gear up to face the Hobart Hurricanes in the 38th match at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground. Both teams, coming off recent losses, will be eager to bounce back and secure a crucial victory in this encounter.

Match Details:

Match Details
League Australian T20 League Bash
Match Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes (STA vs HUR) – Match 38
Date Monday, 15th January 2024
Time 01:45 PM (IST) – 08:15 AM (GMT)
Venue Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia
Live Telecast Star Sports/Hotstar/Fancode

Match Preview:

The Melbourne Stars, led by Glenn Maxwell, will be looking for redemption after recent setbacks. Key players like Marcus Stoinis and Beau Webster will play crucial roles in their batting lineup. On the other hand, Hobart Hurricanes, captained by Nathan Ellis, will rely on the likes of Ben McDermott and Matthew Wade to lead their charge.

Key Player And Injury:

Injury/Unavailability No major injury updates for both teams.
Key Players – Melbourne Stars
Nathan Coulter-Nile Dynamic fast bowler with consistent wicket-taking ability.
Imad Wasim All-rounder known for his spin bowling and handy contributions with the bat.
Marcus Stoinis Explosive batsman and reliable all-rounder with the potential to change the game.
Glenn Maxwell Captain and impactful all-rounder, capable of dominating with both bat and ball.
Hilton Cartwright Solid middle-order batsman who can stabilize the innings and accelerate when needed.
Key Players – Hobart Hurricanes
Riley Meredith Pacy bowler known for his ability to pick up crucial wickets, especially in the death overs.
Matthew Wade Wicketkeeper-batsman and a key figure in the Hurricanes’ batting lineup.
Tim David Middle-order batsman with a penchant for big hits, a valuable asset in the T20 format.
Patrick Dooley A reliable bowler who can provide breakthroughs in the middle overs.
Chris Jordan Skillful all-rounder capable of contributing with both bat and ball, adds depth to the Hurricanes’ lineup.

STA vs HUR Fantasy Tips:

  1. Top-order batsmen are crucial on this batting-friendly pitch.
  2. Death-over bowlers can make a significant impact in fantasy with their wicket-taking ability.
  3. Consider Ben McDermott and Matthew Wade for wicketkeeping.
  4. The pitch suits both pacers and spinners, providing opportunities for both.
  5. Hobart Hurricanes have the upper hand, so consider picking more players from their squad.

STA vs HUR Playing 11:

Melbourne Stars:

Probable Playing 11 – Melbourne Stars
1. Dan Lawrence Opening batsman
2. Tom Rogers-I Opening batsman
3. Beau Webster One-down batsman
4. Glenn Maxwell (c) Captain and middle-order batsman
5. Marcus Stoinis All-rounder
6. Hilton Cartwright Middle-order batsman
7. Imad Wasim All-rounder
8. Peter Handscomb (wk) Wicketkeeper
9. Nathan Coulter-Nile Fast bowler
10. Scott Boland Pacer
11. Joel Paris Pacer

Hobart Hurricanes:

Probable Playing 11 – Hobart Hurricanes
1. Ben McDermott (wk) Wicketkeeper
2. Matthew Wade (wk) Opening batsman
3. Mac Wright One-down batsman
4. Caleb Jewell Middle-order batsman
5. Nikhil Chaudhary Middle-order batsman
6. Tim David All-rounder
7. Corey Anderson All-rounder
8. Chris Jordan All-rounder
9. Patrick Dooley Bowler
10. Nathan Ellis (c) Captain and bowler
11. Riley Meredith Pacer

Pitch Report:

The MCG pitch is globally renowned for its balanced support to both batsmen and bowlers. It offers favorable conditions for bowlers initially, with consistent bounce. As the game progresses, batsmen find their rhythm. However, spinners might encounter limited support.

Weather Report:

The weather in Melbourne is expected to be misty, with a temperature around 10°C on match day. The humidity is at 93%, with a wind speed of 4.1 km/h. No precipitation is expected during the game, providing an ideal setting for an exciting clash.

Dream 11 Prediction Team:

Dream11 Prediction Picks
Wicketkeepers Matthew Wade, Ben McDermott
Batters Hilton Cartwright, Caleb Jewell, Macalister Wright
All-rounders Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Jordan, Beau Webster
Bowlers Nathan Ellis, Nathan Mitchell Coulter-Nile, Patrick Dooley

Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:

  1. Glenn Maxwell (c), Beau Webster (vc)
  2. Matthew Wade (c), Nathan Ellis (vc)

Backup Options:

Tim David, Corey Anderson, Riley Meredith, Sam Harper


As the Melbourne Stars take on the Hobart Hurricanes, fantasy cricket enthusiasts have an exciting contest to look forward to. Keeping in mind the pitch conditions, team form, and player performances, crafting a balanced Dream11 team will be the key to success in this BBL 2023-24 encounter.

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