Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars: Two of the strongest teams on paper will face off against each other in the ninth match of BBL 2020. But unfortunately, both these teams have had a contrasting start to their BBL 2020 campaign. Scorchers suffered a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of Renegades in the first match, whereas the Stars are dominating the league like no other.
Perth Scorchers and Melbourne Stars will face each other in the 9th match of this year’s BBL. Both teams have had contrasting starts to their campaigns with Stars having won both their opening games so far while Scorchers lost the only match they have played. Perth Scorchers have a devastating batting order but they failed miserably in their first game. They have the experience and power of Colin Munro, Mitchell Marsh and skipper Ashton Turner which can destroy any bowling attack on their days. The fast bowling has variety with fast bowler Jhye Richardson and left-arm seamer Jason Behrendorff leading the charge with the new ball. They need to click together to get past an in-form Melbourne Stars.
Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars Team News
SCO Team News
- Josh Inglis is expected to keep wickets and open alongside Colin Munro with Joe Clarke at No.3.
- With Bancroft, Marsh and Turner, the middle order looks experienced and skillful.
- Fast bowling looks powerful with Jhye Richardson, Joel Paris and Andrew Tye being the frontline fast bowlers. Fawad Ahmed will be the lone specialist spinner.
STA Team News
- Stoinis will keep opening alongside Andre Fletcher with the returning Maddinson at No.3.
- Maxwell, Cartwright and wicketkeeper Dunk form a formidable middle order.
- Stanlake and Liam Hatcher are expected to play alongside spinner Adam Zampa. One out of Dilbar Hussain and Nathan Coulter-Nile will get to play.
Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars Playing11
STA Playing XI: Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Hilton Cartwright, Ben Dunk, Glenn Maxwell, Nick Larkin, Clint Hinchliffe, Adam Zampa, Liam Hatcher, Billy Stanlake, Dilbar Hussain/Nathan Coulter-Nile
SCO Playing XI: Colin Munro, Josh Inglis, Joe Clarke, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Turner, Cameron Bancroft, Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Fawad Ahmed