HEA vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction, 1st T20 Player Stats & Records, Playing 11, Top Fantasy Picks

HEA vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction

HEA vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction, Player Stats & Records, Playing 11, Top Fantasy Picks for Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars 1st T20 of Big Bash League 2023/24

Brisbane Heat are quite depleted, so Melbourne Stars look good for a win in this match.

HEA vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction

Brisbane Heat will take on Melbourne Stars in the season opener of Big Bash League 2023/24 at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane. The Match will be started at 1:45 PM IST on 07 December 2023.

If you are fantasy cricket enthusiast and looking for HEA vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction and Player Stats then you’re in the right place. In this article we provide you player by player analysis and top fantasy picks and ultimate fantasy guild that help you to form a winning Dream11 Team for Todays Match.

HEA vs STA Match Preview

Brisbane Heat will try to do even better after they lost the final in a really sad way in Perth last season. Test cricket stars like Usman Khawaja and Marnus Labuschagne will be playing in this game. They really need to perform well because some of the home team’s batsmen aren’t available due to other things they have to do. It’ll be interesting to see how the bowling team handles the strong Stars side and keeps them from scoring too many runs.

On the other hand, Melbourne Stars want to do much better after ending up at the bottom in BBL 12. It’s a big help that they have the amazing Glenn Maxwell back this time. He couldn’t play in the last games because of a bad leg injury. They’ve also got a new player, Sam Harper, who wants to start playing well from the beginning. And Haris Rauf, who’s been playing for the Stars for a while now, didn’t do too well in the World Cup, so he’ll be trying to bounce back strongly.

HEA vs STA Pitch Report

The pitch of Brisbane Cricket Ground is known for its bounce, favoring pacers in the early overs. However, it remains favorable for batsmen too, allowing them to time their shots well and hit boundaries easily. While spinners can play a role in the middle overs, they tend not to take many wickets on this surface. In the previous BBL season, spinners averaged around 2 wickets per match at The Gabba.

A score of 170 is typically considered par at The Gabba in Brisbane. Historical T20 records show that while chasing teams have lost more often here, it doesn’t imply that chasing is a bad strategy. The last BBL season witnessed close games, with teams nearly chasing down targets in almost every match. Therefore, the toss decision might vary based on team strategies and preferences.

Total Match Played: 55
Batting First Won: 27
Batting Second Won: 27
Tie: 1
Avg. Score in 1st bat: 166
Highest Score: Brisbane Heat 224/5
Lowest Score: Brisbane Heat 90/10

Scoring Pattern

Below Score 150: 15
Score between 150 and 169: 15
Score between 170 and 189: 14
Above Score 190: 11

HEA vs STA Head To Head

Total Matches Played: 18
Brisbane Heat Won: 11
Melbourne Stars Won: 7

Head to Head at this Venue

Total Matches Played: 8
Brisbane Heat Won: 5
Melbourne Stars Won: 3

Last 5 Head to Head

Brisbane Heat Won: 3*
Melbourne Stars Won: 2

HEA vs STA Player Stats (In T20 Career)

Brisbane Heat Batting Stats

Colin Munro3953771014330.74559
Sam Billings283268542123.78028
Usman Khawaja115114322730.44316
Jimmy Peirson10696161321.805
Paul Walter11291155121.5406
Matt Renshaw6160134525.8707
Max Bryant5857116421.1604
Marnus Labuschagne413897827.1705
Michael Neser1056558213.5300
Jack Wildermuth563330810.6200
Josh Brown141425818.4301
Nathan McSweeney9920625.7501
Xavier Bartlett291318837.600
Mitch Swepson7628865.7300
Matthew Kuhnemann361225500
Will Prestwidge332311.500
Jack Wood2214700
Spencer Johnson1831100

Brisbane Heat Bowling Stats

Michael Neser1051022049118
Mitch Swepson7673153869
Paul Walter11277106762
Jack Wildermuth5656104542
Colin Munro3956565030
Xavier Bartlett292851728
Matthew Kuhnemann363361227
Marnus Labuschagne412837224
Spencer Johnson181836916
Matt Renshaw61232529
Will Prestwidge33564
Jack Wood22242
Nathan McSweeney94421

Melbourne Stars Batting Stats

Marcus Stoinis237215496030.62126
Imad Wasim314238342821.97010
Glenn Maxwell9489254934.92218
Liam Dawson244178245718.206
Hilton Cartwright9889190728.4608
Joe Burns8681161024.0306
Sam Harper7371144321.86010
Beau Webster6755113126.308
Nick Larkin5750106931.4406
Nathan Coulter-Nile1578769212.3600
Usama Mir964939612.38
Thomas Rogers151535625.4301
Haris Rauf173462187.2700
Mark Steketee69351807.200
Olly Stone6622867.82
Campbell Kellaway988313.8300
Joel Paris3616767.600
Jonathan Merlo98466.5700
Scott Boland3111348.500
Brody Couch16612400
Corey Rocchiccioli411100

Melbourne Stars Bowling Stats

Imad Wasim3143066424285
Haris Rauf1731713769230
Liam Dawson2442154071191
Nathan Coulter-Nile1571543363186
Marcus Stoinis2371361915106
Usama Mir9691185296
Mark Steketee6968143788
Olly Stone6663124867
Glenn Maxwell946889936
Scott Boland313165936
Joel Paris363670332
Brody Couch161527618
Beau Webster67264159
Corey Rocchiccioli44905
Hilton Cartwright9811984
Joe Burns867483
Campbell Kellaway9160
Jonathan Merlo93240

HEA vs STA Team News

Brisbane Heat Team News and Player Availability

  • Usman Khawaja and Marnus Labuschagne are available for this match.
  • Colin Munro is available for this match.
  • Matt Renshaw, Jimmy Peirson, and Nathan McSweeney will play for the Prime Minister’s XI against Pakistan. 
  • Michael Neser was also meant to play in the PM’s XI game, but has pulled out due to soreness doubtful for this match.
  • Spencer Johnson also doubtful for opening game due to injury but he bowling in training season.

Melbourne Stars Team News and Player Availability

  • Usama Mir available for this match after got NOC from PCB while former Pakistan spinner Imad Wasim will join Stars after Christmas. Haris Rauf also unavailable for this match.
  • Harry Brook withdrew and has been replaced by English spinner/all-rounder Liam Dawson for the first three BBL games, while there’s another local spot available to fill out their 18.
  • Mark Steketee and Beau Webster will both miss the first game of the Stars’ Round 1 double due to Prime Minister’s XI selection
  • Scott Boland is unlikely to be available for the whole season.

HEA vs STA Probable Playing 11 for 1st T20

Brisbane Heat Playing 11

Usman KhawajaLHB
Max BryantRHB
Marnus LabuschagneRHB/ROB
Colin MunroLHB
Sam BillingsRHB/WK
Paul WalterLHB/LAM
Jack WildermuthRHB/RFM
Xavier BartlettRHB/RFM
Mitchell SwepsonRHB/RLB
Matthew KuhnemannLHB/LAO
Spencer JohnsonLHB/LFM


Lachlan HearneLHB/ROB
Josh BrownRHB
Nathan McSweeneyRHB/ROB
Jimmy PeirsonRHB (wk)
Will PrestwidgeLHB/RAF
Michael NeserRHB/RAM
Matt RenshawLHB/ROB
Jack WoodRHB/LWS

Melbourne Stars Playing 11

Tom RogersLHB
Sam HarperRHB
Nick LarkinRHB
Glenn MaxwellRHB/ROB
Marcus StoinisRHB/RMF
Hilton CartwrightRHB
Liam DawsonRHB/LAO
Nathan Coulter NileRHB/RAM
Usama MirRHB/RLB
Olly StoneRHB/RAF
Brody CouchLHB/RAM


Haris RaufRHB/RMF
Mark SteketeeRHB/RFM
Beau WebsterRHB/ROB
Campbell KellawayLHB
Joe BurnsRHB
Scott BolandRHB/RFM
Imad WasimLHB/LAO
Corey RocchiccioliRHB/ROB
Joel ParisLHB/LFM
Jonathan MerloRHB/RMF

HEA vs STA Player Stats (Recent Form)

Brisbane Heat Player Recent Form

PlayerRecent Form
Usman Khawaja59, 94, 10, 24, 14, 2, 28, 23, 77, 1
Max Bryant31, 11, 36, 18, 4, 1, 46, 5, 0, 56, 81
Nathan McSweeney41, 5+1w, 6+0w, 28*, 84
Marnus Labuschagne23, 73, 5, 1, 6, 46, 10+0w, 2w, 1, 8
Jimmy Peirson3, 7, 1, 39, 57*, 22, 8, 26*, 23, 1, 19
Sam Billings10, 76*, 0, 2*, 14, 0*, 5*, 4, 25, 36, 11
Xavier Bartlett6*+1w, 0w, 3w, 1w, 28*+0w, 0w, 0w, 4w, 2w
Michael Neser0+0w, 48*+2w, 2w, 0w, 3+4w, 0w, 1+4w, 12+1w, 1*+0w, 3+0w
Mitchell Swepson0w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 0+1w, 0+0w, 0w, 0w, 0w
Matthew Kuhnemann1w, 3w, 0w, 0w, 0+1w, 0w, 1*+0w, 1*+2w, 1w, 1w, 2w, 0+1w
Spencer Johnson0w, 2w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 1*+0w, 1w, 3w, 1w, 1w
Josh Brown25, 20, 39, 3, 9, 4, 5, 26, 18, 34
Will Prestwidge0+2w, 21+2w, 2*+0w
Jack Wildermuth28+0w, 27+2w, 1+0w, 8*+0w, 9+0w, 0w, 1w, 2w
Matt Renshaw27*+0w, 24, 2, 7+0w, 90*+1w, 25, 27+0w, 0+0w
Colin Munro1, 4, 55, 72*, 10, 33, 36, 34, 36, 66*
Paul Walter7+1w, 1w, 12+0w, 28, 27*+2w, 22+1w, 4+1w, 13+1w, 2
Jack Wood12+0w, 2+2w

Melbourne Stars Player Recent Form

PlayerRecent Form
Tom Rogers35, 41, 26, 27, 51*, 2, 48, 1, 30, 20, 0
Sam Harper22, 1, 3, 8, 51, 63, 89, 0, 6, 0, 0
Marcus Stoinis17, 45+1w, 7*+0w, 37*+2w, 6+3w, 13+1w, 3+1w, 37+0w, 15+0w, 6+0w
Glenn Maxwell104*+0w, 12+0w(2), 54*, 13+2w, 23+1w, 28, 8, 8, 1
Hilton Cartwright36, 33*, 7, 12, 16*, 57, 36, 20, 11, 36
Beau Webster14+1w, 0w, 36+0w, 29+0w, 0w, 27, 8+1w, 8+1w, 3+1w, 0, 78+1w, 43
Nick Larkin5*, 58, 21*, 9, 5*, 48*, 9*, 4, 12, 34
Nathan Coulter Nile0+1w, 1w, 0+1w, 3w, 0+2w, 1w, 0+1w, 2+1w, 6*+0w, 2w
Usama Mir2w, 1*+0w, 7+4w, 1+0w, 32*+2w, 0w, 2w, 3w
Haris Rauf0w, 3w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 3w, 0w, 0w
Brody Couch0*+2w, 3w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 3w, 1w
Campbell Kellaway13, 25, 2*+0w, 5, 9, 3, 1*, 25
Joe Burns18, 25, 17, 20, 9, 2, 22, 38, 17*, 2
Scott Boland1w, 1w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 4w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 3w, 2w
Imad Wasim43*+0w, 15+1w, 41+2w, 0+3w, 18+0w, 62+2w, 19*+1w, 33+1w, 63+0w, 1w
Corey Rocchiccioli0w, 1w, 2w, 2w
Joel Paris3+1w, 16*+1w, 4+0w, 12+2w, 7*+0w, 0+0w, 5+0w, 1w, 3w
Liam Dawson1+1w, 24+1w, 2w, 1+0w, 2w, 4+0w, 13*+0w, 9+0w, 1w, 10*+1w
Mark Steketee –1w, #, 2w, 0w, 0w, 4w, 2w, 1w
Jonathan Marlo15, 1, 4, 2, 2, 11, 4, 7

HEA vs STA Top Fantasy Picks

Brisbane Heat Top Fantasy Picks

  • Usman Khawaja
  • Sam Billings
  • Paul Walter
  • Spancer Jonhson
  • Xavier Bartlett

Melbourne Stars Top Fantasy Picks

  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Nick Larkin
  • Hilton Cartwright
  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Haris Rauf

HEA vs STA Captain And Vice-Captain Option

Small League Team: Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Usman Khwaja

Grand League Team: Sam Billings, Hilton Cartwright, Haris Rauf

Rank Booster Pick: Paul Walter

HEA vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction for Small League

HEA vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction for Small League

HEA vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction for Grand League

HEA vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction for Grand League

HEA vs STA Winner Prediction for Today Match?

Melbourne Stars to win

Brisbane Heat are quite depleted, so Melbourne Stars look good for a win in this match.

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