Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers Match Details
- Melbourne Stars are coming into the match after defeating Hobart Hurricanes by 38 runs.
- Perth Scorchers did not enjoy a good time in their last game as they lost to Hobart Hurricanes by eight runs.
- The two teams have faced each other 20 times in the tournament. Scorchers have an upper hand as they have won 11 games while the Stars have scored a win in eight games.
Melbourne Stars and Perth Scorchers will be bidding for their second victory in the Big Bash League 2022-23 on December 23, Friday. The two teams are scheduled to play against each other in the 12th match of the tournament at the Junction Oval in Melbourne. Both Scorchers and Stars have enjoyed similar outings in the league so far.
Melbourne Stars are occupying third place in the points table behind Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades. They could not start the tournament on an ideal note. The team suffered a heartbreaking loss against Sydney Thunder by just one wicket. However, Stars were quick to redeem themselves. They won over Hobart Hurricanes in their second match by 38 runs. It was a brilliant batting performance by the team. Batting first, they racked up a score of 183 runs as Joe Clarke smacked a century.
On the other hand, Perth Scorchers are fourth in the points table. They have the same points as the Stars, but a low run rate has pushed the team lower in the tally. The defending champion recorded a 38-run victory over Sydney Sixers in the opening match. However, they could not win two consecutive games as Hobart Hurricanes defeated them by eight runs. The batters disappointed the team as they ended up with 164 runs while chasing 173 runs in 20 overs.