Melbourne Stars will meet Hobart Hurricanes at Blundstone Arena

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Saturday, December 24th, 2016 | 0

The sixth season of Big Bash League or BBL 2016/17 is going on and first round has already finished. 2nd round has started yesterday where Perth Scorchers defeated Adelaide Strikers by 48 runs. Second match of the 2nd round is yet to kick off and hold the match due to christmas celebration. In the second match Hobart Hurricanes will play against Melbourne Stars in next 26th December, 2016. It will be the second match of Hurricanes. However, Hurricanes won their first match against Sydney Sixers yesterday and became talk of the time. Though, at the beginning, they were not regarded as the favourite but being underdog, they defeated as one of the hot favourite Sixers where Sixers defeated Thunder at the opening match of the tournament. Now, Hurricanes are looking forward to beat Melbourne Stars in next match.

Melbourne Stars will meet Hobart Hurricanes at Blundstone Arena

On the other hand, Melbourne Stars is regarded as the favourite in this ongoing tournament and yet to start their new season of BBL. They have plenty of great players in their team squad like Luke Wright, Pietersen, Maxwell, Hastings and some others. So, it seems to difficult to defeat them.

But the match will be hosted at the home venue of Hobart Hurricanes and so, they would receive advantage from there. Besides, they have changed their reputation by destroying Sixers in their last match and so, there is no more reason to jump off them. Especially, they will play at their home field.

Here we provide below their team squad shortly.


# Hobart Hurricanes: Clive Rose, Cameron Boyce, Shaun Tait, Jake Reed, Sam Rainbird, Joe Mennie, Hamish Kingston, Stuart Broad, Tim Paine, Ben McDermott, Simon Milenko, Daniel Christian, James Bazley, Jonathan Wells, Beau Webster, D’arcy Short, Kumar Sangakkara, Dominic Michael, George Bailey.


# Melbourne Stars: Adam Zampa, Michael Beer, Daniel Worrall, Ben Hilfenhaus, Scott Boland, Tom Triffitt, Sam Harper, Peter Handscomb, John Hastings, Luke Wright, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, David Hussey, Evan Gulbis, James Faulkner, Robert Quiney, Kevin Pietersen, Seb Gotch.


Though, the match will be placed at the home arena of Hobart Hurricanes but still Melbourne Stars would be regarded as the favourite in the next match and would be the possible winner.

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