12BET India BBL Finals Prediction: Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars


The final round of this season’s Big Bash League has arrived and we are seeing Sydney Sixers taking on Melbourne Stars at home. Sixers have seen performing impressively and intelligently as they aim for their first title since BBL 01, while Stars despite being the leaders of the round robin table, struggles in getting a good form that made them the underdog in this match. You can show your support and win at the same time by registering an account at 12BET Sportsbook. Plus, lots and lots of rewards will be given away.


Sydney Sixers
Sixers have won 4 straight games, including bowling Melbourne Stars out for 99 when they met in play-off, when they head to the finals of this season where they earned the right to host. They finished 2nd during the round robin with 19 points from winning 9 and losing 4 of 14 matches. They boast a strong squad with Steve Smith, Nathan Lyon and Josh Hazlewood that will surely give everything for this match as they have seen performing really well recently. Henriques and Daniel Hughes are also expected to collaborate. In the bowling department, Steve Okeefe conceded 22 runs in 4 overs and took 2 wickets and Sean Abbott took 3 wickets. Sean Abbott also back from injury to help the team clinch their first win since BBL 01.Moises

Predicted XI: Josh Philippe (wk), Daniel Hughes, James Vince, Steven Smith, Moises Henriques (C), Jordan Silk, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Nathan Lyon, Jackson Bird, Steve OKeefe

Melbourne Stars
The leaders of the league in 14 games round robin have collected 20 points from winning 10 and losing 4. They have won the previous match against Sydney Thunder that broke their 4 games without a win and paved way to this appearance in the finals. Thunder scored 166 runs and the match was won by Melbourne Stars by 28 runs. All-rounder Marcus Stoinis hailed as the 2019-20 Big Bash League player of the tournament after leading the run-scoring charts for the season. He scored 612 runs in 15 games including one hundred and five half-centuries, at an average of 55.63. Peter Handscomb and Nic Maddinson have to play their best game as batting has an important goal for the win.

Predicted XI: Marcus Stoinis, Seb Gotch (wk), Nick Larkin, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell (C), Nic Maddinson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Clint Hinchcliffe, Adam Zampa, Haris Rauf, Daniel Worrall


Melbourne Stars have won 6, while Sydney Sixers have won 7 wins in their last 13 head-to-head.


Sydney Sixers 1.91 – Melbourne Stars 1.91

Date and Time:

Saturday, February 8, 2020, 3:30 PM (GMT+8)


Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

(The odds might change without prior notice)

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