SYD vs MLS Match Preview

The Sixers have displayed a collective effort thus far, with the majority of players contributing to the team's success. In the previous match, Josh Philippe and James Vince provided a solid start and will aim to replicate their performance in the upcoming match. Jordan Silk has been the standout performer, accumulating 115 runs.

Silk's partnership of 66 runs with Moises Henriques against the Strikers played a crucial role in achieving a substantial total for the team. Furthermore, Joel Davies, Daniel Hughes, and Jack Edwards will provide support in the middle order.

The hosts possess a formidable seam attack, led by Ben Dwarshuis who has taken the most wickets with 5. Jackson Bird, Henriques, and Edwards will also contribute to the bowling attack, while the spin department consists of Steve Okeefe and Todd Murphy.

Thomas Rogers and Sam Harper, the opening pair, have faced difficulties in their performances thus far. Although Rogers showed promise in the previous match, he was unable to capitalize on it. The team possesses notable batsmen in the middle order, such as Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, and Hilton Cartwright.

However, despite their presence, the team has struggled to achieve a total that would secure victory. On a positive note, Beau Webster has displayed excellent form with both bat and ball. In the last game, he scored a half-century, becoming the first Stars batsman to do so this season, and also took 4 wickets.

Consequently, Webster currently holds the highest number of wickets for the team. Haris Rauf, on the other hand, has failed to take any wickets in 2 matches, while Usama Mir has only managed 1 wicket in 3 games. Overall, there is ample room for improvement in all aspects of the team's performance.


Weather Report

There is a forecast for rain throughout the day and we may have some interruptions. 

Pitch Report

The pitch at the SCG is well-balanced. There is a good amount of pace on offer when the ball is new and the ball comes nicely onto the bat. The team batting first will look to score around 165-170 runs. However, during the second innings, the ball does stop and grip the surface, and there is some turn on offer for the spinners.

Notable stats

Hilton Cartwright: A Player to Watch Out For

Hilton Cartwright has been a consistent performer for the Melbourne Stars in BBL. He has scored 276 runs in his last 10 innings at an average of 34.5 and a strike rate of 130.8.

Team News

There are no updates regarding injuries from either side. 


SYD vs MLS Probable 11

SYD Playing 11

  • Josh Philippe (Wk)
  • James Vince
  • Daniel Hughes
  • Jordan Silk
  • Moises Henriques (C)
  • Jack Edwards
  • Joel Davies
  • Ben Dwarshuis
  • Jackson Bird
  • Todd Murphy
  • Steve OKeefe

MLS Playing 11

  • Sam Harper (Wk)
  • Thomas Rogers
  • Beau Webster
  • Glenn Maxwell (C)
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Hilton Cartwright
  • Jonathan Merlo
  • Liam Dawson
  • Usama Mir
  • Haris Rauf
  • Mark Steketee
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

We are backing the Sydney Sixers to win this match. They have an excellent record against the Melbourne Stars in recent head-to-head encounters and given the form that both teams are currently in, we expect that trend to continue. Also, playing at home gives the Sixers a big advantage. 


Top Picks

Beau Webster: A quality all-rounder, Webster has scored 177 runs in his last 9 matches and has also picked up 6 wickets.

Jordan Silk: Silk is in terrific form. In his last 10 BBL innings, he has scored 281 runs at a strike rate of 135.74.

Moises Henriques: The Sixers’ skipper has scored 83 runs this season and has also picked up 2 wickets. 


SYD vs MLS Dream11 Team 1

Batters: J Philippe, H Cartwright, J Silk (C), D Hughes

All-rounders: M Henriques, B Webster (VC), L Dawson, J Edwards

Bowlers: H Rauf, B Dwarshius, J Bird

SYD vs MLS Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction