This is the time for the 14th match of the Big Bash League and in this match, Sydney Sixers is going to play against Melbourne Stars at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney on Tuesday, December 26. Ahead of this high voltage, read this blog to know everything about the match and stay tuned with & to get all the sports-related updates on time.

Key notes of the match:

Name of the teams:

Sydney Sixers & Melbourne Stars

Date & Time:

The match will be played on 26/12/2023 at 12:35 PM / 7:05 AM (GMT) / 6:05 PM (local)


The venue of the match is  Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Streaming partners:

The match will be available on Sky Sports Cricket, Fox Sports, Seven Network and the Star Sports Network.

Pitch report: 

The Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney is renowned for providing favorable conditions for both batsmen and bowlers. As a result, one can anticipate that this match will witness a high-scoring contest. The most recent game held on this pitch featured the Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Sixers, culminating in a total score of 309 runs with 13 wickets taken.

Weather reports:

As per the weather forecast, the expected peak temperature on match day is approximately 26 degrees Celsius, while the lowest is projected to be around 20 degrees Celsius. The forecast indicates a precipitation rate of about 35%, humidity levels at approximately 81%, and a wind speed of 16 km/hr. Furthermore, the forecast suggests a possibility of encountering light thunderstorms and rain during the match day.

SIX vs STA Probable Playing XI

SIX Playing XI

Josh Philippe (wk), Daniel Hughes, Moises Henriques ©, Jordan Silk, Jack Edwards, Ben Dwarshuis, Jackson Bird, Todd Murphy, Steve O’Keefe, James Vince, Joel Davies.

It is important to mention that Tom Curran is banned.

STA Playing XI

Sam Harper (wk), Beau Webster, Glenn Maxwell (c), Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Jonathan Merlo, Usama Mir, Mark Steketee, Haris Rauf, Liam Dawson, Thomas Rogers.

Head-to-head stats

Total matches- 20
SIX won: 13
STA won: 7

Our prediction:

Melbourne Stars are currently facing significant challenges. They experienced low scores in the first two games, and although they made a batting comeback in the third, their bowlers couldn’t successfully defend the total. Given their current situation, Melbourne Stars might need a stroke of luck to secure a victory in this match. According to our sports experts, the upcoming game is expected to be one-sided, with Sydney Sixers likely to emerge victorious without exerting substantial efforts.

Final words:

Our prediction leans towards a victory for the Sydney Sixers in this match. Tune in to watch the game and stay connected with & for timely sports updates.