Teams to be updated after the toss.
Series name: Big Bash League 2019-20 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne Date: Friday, 31 January 2020 Time: 7:15 pm Local Time, 8:15 am GMT, 1:45 pm IST
Preview: The Big Bash League 2019/20 makes things very promising for the teams that have finished in the top two. Melbourne Stars or Sydney Sixers have a chance for a place in final!
Weather report: There is no rain expected in Melbourne on Friday afternoon, it is expected to be quite hot during the match with a temperature of 38°C. Pitch report: We can expect a good batting track at the MCG with the Melbourne having their batting as strength. However, the team winning the toss will elect bat and put a huge score for the opposition!
Probable playing XI:
Melbourne Stars Marcus Stoinis, SebGotch (wk), Nick Larkin, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell (c), Nic Maddinson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Clint Hinchcliffe, Adam Zampa, Haris Rauf, Dilbar Hussain. Bench – Daniel Worral, Ben Dunk.
Sydney Sixers Josh Philippe (wk), Daniel Hughes, Steve Smith, James Vince, Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Sean Abbott, Ben Dwarshuis, Jackson Bird, Nathan Lyon, Steve O’Keefe. Bench – Lloyd Pope, Josh Hazlewood.