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Hobart Hurricanes (HUR) will be facing Melbourne Stars (STA) in the 17th game of the Big Bash League 2023/24 at the Blundstone Arena, Hobart on 28th December at 01:45 PM IST.

HUR vs STA (Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars), Match 17 - Match Information

Match: Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars, Match 17
Date: 28th December, 2023
Time: 01:45 PM IST
Venue: Blundstone Arena, Hobart

HUR vs STA (Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars), Match 17 Preview

Hobart Hurricanes have played 3 matches in the series and they are currently ranked sixth on the points table, while Melbourne Stars have played 4 matches in the series and they are currently ranked seventh on the points table.

Big Bash League, 2023/24 Points Table

The points table of Big Bash League, 2023/24. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team

P

W

L

Pts.

NRR

HEA

5

4

0

9

+1.943

SCO

4

3

0

7

+1.707

SIX

4

3

1

6

+0.167

STR

3

1

1

3

+0.175

THU

4

1

3

2

-0.310

HUR

3

1

2

2

-0.546

STA

4

1

3

2

-2.172

REN

5

0

4

1

-0.640

Both teams last played against each other in Match 35 of the Big Bash League 2022/23 where Caleb Jewell scored the highest fantasy points for Hobart Hurricanes with 106 match fantasy points while Liam Hatcher topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Melbourne Stars with 101 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Hobart Hurricanes against Melbourne Renegades, Hobart Hurricanes beat Melbourne Renegades by 6 wickets. The top fantasy player for Hobart Hurricanes was Matthew Wade who scored 113 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Sydney Sixers, Melbourne Stars beat Sydney Sixers by 4 wickets. The top fantasy player for Melbourne Stars was Haris Rauf who scored 91 fantasy points.

HUR vs STA, Blundstone Arena, Hobart Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Blundstone Arena, Hobart is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 149 runs. The pitch at the Blundstone Arena, Hobart is a sporting one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Blundstone Arena, Hobart

The temperature will hover around 16°C and humidity is expected to be around 69%. 4.67 m/s winds are expected. Light rain is forecasted which may affect playing conditions.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 80% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

HUR vs STA, Head-to-Head

In the 19 matches played between these 2 teams, the bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

HUR vs STA Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player

M

R

Avg R

W

Avg W

RR

RW

Ben McDermott

5

125

25

0

0

4, 11, 54, 19, 37

-

Matthew Wade

5

179

35.8

0

0

82, 11, 22, 36, 28

-

Hilton Cartwright

5

148

29.6

0

0

22, 24, 33, 36, 33

-

  1. Benjamin Reginald McDermott
    Ben McDermott can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 38 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.8. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches Ben McDermott has scored 4, 11, 54, 19 and 37 runs averaging 25 per match.
  2. Matthew Scott Wade
    Matthew Wade is a wicket-keeper with an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top-order, left-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 82, 11, 22, 36 and 28 runs at an average of 35.8 per match.
  3. Hilton William Raymond Cartwright
    Hilton Cartwright is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Hilton Cartwright has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.9. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 22, 24, 33, 36 and 33 runs at an average of 29.6 per match.

HUR vs STA Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player

M

R

Avg R

W

Avg W

RR

RW

Usama Mir

3

0

0

1

0.2

0, 0, 0, 0, 0

0, 0, 0, 1, 0

Chris Jordan

3

75

15

1

0.2

0, 59, 0, 0, 16

0, 0, 1, 0, 0

Patrick Dooley

3

22

4.4

2

0.4

0, 3, 0, 19, 0

2, 0, 0, 0, 0

  1. Usama Mir
    Usama Mir is a bowler with an average of 50 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.9 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. Usama Mir is a leg-break bowler and in the last 3 matches, he has taken 1 wicket at an average of 0.2.
  2. Christopher James Jordan
    Chris Jordan is a bowler with an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recently played 3 matches, Chris Jordan has taken 1 wicket at an average of 0.2.
  3. Patrick Gabriel Dooley
    Patrick Dooley is a bowler with an average of 40 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He bowls slow left-arm orthodox and in the recently played 3 matches, this player has taken 2, 0, 0, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.4. Patrick Dooley has been very successful at this venue as in the last 3 matches he played here, he has taken 9 wickets.

HUR vs STA Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player

M

R

Avg R

W

Avg W

RR

RW

Glenn Maxwell

3

157

31.4

1

0.2

30, 0, 23, 0, 104

0, 1, 0, 0, 0

Corey Anderson

3

29

5.8

0

0

0, 4, 8, 0, 17

0, 0, 0, 0, 0

Marcus Stoinis

3

24

4.8

0

0

9, 0, 13, 0, 2

0, 0, 0, 0, 0

  1. Glenn James Maxwell
    Glenn Maxwell can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.1. Glenn Maxwell is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 157 runs averaging 31.4 per match.
  2. Corey James Anderson
    Corey Anderson can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.8. Corey Anderson is a left-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, he has scored 0, 4, 8, 0 and 17 runs averaging 5.8 per match.
  3. Marcus Peter Stoinis
    Marcus Stoinis is a punt player for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. Marcus Stoinis is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 3 matches, he has scored 9, 0, 13, 0 and 2 runs averaging 4.8 per match.

HUR vs STA Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player

M

R

Avg R

W

Avg W

RR

RW

Beau Webster

3

103

20.6

4

0.8

59, 0, 4, 0, 40

0, 4, 0, 0, 0

Matthew Wade

5

179

35.8

0

0

82, 11, 22, 36, 28

-

Nathan Ellis

4

2

0.4

4

0.8

0, 0, 2, 0, 0

2, 0, 0, 1, 1

Patrick Dooley

3

22

4.4

2

0.4

0, 3, 0, 19, 0

2, 0, 0, 0, 0

Liam Dawson

3

24

4.8

2

0.4

2, 0, 22, 0, 0

0, 1, 0, 1, 0

Hilton Cartwright

5

148

29.6

0

0

22, 24, 33, 36, 33

-

The top point-getters for Hobart Hurricanes are Matthew Wade with 113 match fantasy points, Nathan Ellis with 70 match fantasy points and Patrick Dooley with 62 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Melbourne Stars are Beau Webster with 195 match fantasy points, Liam Dawson with 37 match fantasy points and Hilton Cartwright with 37 match fantasy points.

HUR vs STA Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player

M

R

Avg R

W

Avg W

RR

RW

Glenn Maxwell

3

157

31.4

1

0.2

30, 0, 23, 0, 104

0, 1, 0, 0, 0

Usama Mir

3

0

0

1

0.2

0, 0, 0, 0, 0

0, 0, 0, 1, 0

Ben McDermott

5

125

25

0

0

4, 11, 54, 19, 37

-

Corey Anderson

3

29

5.8

0

0

0, 4, 8, 0, 17

0, 0, 0, 0, 0

Chris Jordan

3

75

15

1

0.2

0, 59, 0, 0, 16

0, 0, 1, 0, 0

  1. Glenn James Maxwell
    Glenn Maxwell can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.1. Glenn Maxwell is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 3 matches, he has scored 157 runs at an average of 31.4 per match.
  2. Usama Mir
    Usama Mir can be a punt pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 50 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.9. Usama Mir bowls leg-break and in the recently played 3 matches, he has taken 1 wicket at an average of 0.2.
  3. Benjamin Reginald McDermott
    Ben McDermott is a wicket-keeper with an average of 38 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, Ben McDermott has scored 125 runs at an average of 25 per match.
  4. Corey James Anderson
    Corey Anderson is an all-rounder with an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 and is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. He is a left-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 0, 4, 8, 0 and 17 runs at an average of 5.8 per match.
  5. Christopher James Jordan
    Chris Jordan is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Chris Jordan has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. He bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recently played 3 matches, this player has taken 1 wicket at an average of 0.2.

HUR vs STA Squad Information

Hobart Hurricanes (HUR) Squad: Matthew Wade, Corey Anderson, Chris Jordan, Billy Stanlake, Sam Hain, Ben McDermott, Sam Heazlett, Liam Guthrie, Caleb Jewell, Riley Meredith, Nikhil Chaudhary, Iain Carlisle, Tim David, Macalister Wright, Nathan Ellis, Mitchell Owen, Peter Hatzoglou and Patrick Dooley.

Melbourne Stars (STA) Squad: Liam Dawson, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Imad Wasim, Joe Burns, Mark Steketee, Olly Stone, Scott Boland, Joel Paris, Beau Webster, Hilton Cartwright, Usama Mir, Nick Larkin, Sam Harper, Harry Brook, Jonathan Merlo, Haris Rauf, Corey Rocchiccioli, Brody Couch, Campbell Kellaway and Thomas Rogers.

HUR vs STA Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Ben McDermott

Batters: Caleb Jewell and Nick Larkin

All-Rounders: Glenn Maxwell, Corey Anderson, Chris Jordan and Marcus Stoinis

Bowlers: Usama Mir, Patrick Dooley, Riley Meredith and Haris Rauf

Captain: Ben McDermott

Vice-Captain: Patrick Dooley

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

 

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