Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 19: Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars – Stats Preview

Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 19: Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars – Stats Preview

On Tuesday (29th December) evening, Sydney Thunder will take on Melbourne Stars at Manuka Oval (Canberra) during the 19th match of the Big Bash League 2020/21 (BBL 10).

Both teams have already played four matches each in this season. Sydney Thunder have earned 11 points (3 wins and 1 lose) while Melbourne Stars have already got 10 points (2 wins, 1 lose and 1 no result).

Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 19: Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars (THU vs STA) – Stats Preview

Teams’ Stats

Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars (THU vs STA) – Head-to-Head Stats

Stats Matches THU Won STA Won Tied (W/L) No Result
Overall 14 6 8 0 (0/0) 0
At Manuka Oval (Canberra) 2 1 1 0 (0/0) 0
In last 5 matches 5 0 5 0 (0/0) 0
In BBL 09 3 0 3 0 (0/0) 0
  • Melbourne Stars are currently running with the 5-match winning streak against Sydney Thunder. Thunder won against Stars for the last time on 21st December 2018 at Manuka Oval (Canberra), where they won by 15 runs in DLS method.

In BBL 10

  • Earlier in this tournament, they met for the first time this season on 12th December 2020 at Canberra during the 3rd match of this tournament. Melbourne Stars won that match by 22 runs. While Stars scored 169/8 (20 overs) in the first innings, Thunder replied with 147/9 (20 overs).

Records at Manuka Oval (Canberra)

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
THU 9 5 3 0 (0/0) 1
STA 3 2 1 0 (0/0) 0

 

Important stats between Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars (THU vs STA)

(Teams’ Stats)

Stats THU (vs STA) STA (vs THU)
Highest total 181/7 (19.3 overs) at Melbourne on 24th January 2016 & 181/5 (20 overs) at Canberra on 21st December 2018 194/2 (20 overs) at Melbourne on 6th February 2020
Lowest completed total 106/8 (20 overs) at Sydney on 17th January 2015 145/8 (20 overs) at Melbourne on 8th January 2013
Largest victory (by runs) 15 runs at Canberra on 21st December 2018 28 runs at Melbourne on 6th February 2020
Largest victory (by wickets) 7 wickets at Melbourne on 20th January 2018 8 wickets for twice

(Top players’ stats)

Stats THU (vs STA) STA (vs THU)
Highest individual score 109* by Usman Khawaja at Melbourne on 20th December 2015 83* by Nick Larkin and 83 by Marcus Stoinis both at Melbourne on 6th February 2020
Best bowling figures 3/5 by Daniel Sams at Canberra on 21st December 2018 3/17 by Haris Rauf at Melbourne on 6th February 2020
Most runs scored 313 runs by Usman Khawaja 332 runs by Marcus Stoinis
Most wickets 10 wickets by Daniel Sams 13 wickets by Adam Zampa

 

Players’ Stats

(Sydney Thunder)

Usman Khawaja – 1500 runs for Thunder

Usman Khawaja, Melbourne Stars, Sydney Thunder, Stats, BBL 10
Usman Khawaja (Image Credit: Getty Images)

i) The leading run-scorer for Sydney Thunder, Usman Khawaja has already scored 1459 runs for this team. He is 41 runs away to become the first batsman to score 1500 runs for this team.

Chris Green – leading wicket-taker as a spinner for Thunder

Chris Green, Melbourne Stars, Sydney Thunder, Stats, BBL 10
Chris Green (Credits: Twitter)

i) Off-spinner Chris Green has already picked up 38 wickets for Sydney Thunder. With three more wickets, he will be the most wicket-taker for Thunder as a spinner after surpassing his former teammate, leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed (40 wickets).

 

(Melbourne Stars)

Glenn Maxwell – 2000 BBL runs

Glenn Maxwell, Melbourne Stars, Sydney Thunder, Stats, BBL 10
Glenn Maxwell (Image Credits: Melbourne Stars Twitter)

i) Glenn Maxwell (1982 runs) is 18 runs behind to complete his 2000 runs in BBL career. Till the date, only Chris Lynn (2421 runs) and Aaron Finch (2319 runs) have managed to reach this milestone.

– 2nd most successful spinner for Stars

i) Off-spinner Glenn Maxwell has taken 26 wickets for Melbourne Stars. With one more wicket, he will surpass Nepal leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane (26 wickets) and become the second most wicket-taker for Stars. The Aussie leg-spinner Adam Zampa is the record holder in this list as he has already bagged 57 wickets for this team.

 

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