The final match of the third round of KFC T20 Big Bash League
will be played between the Melbourne Stars and Sydney Thunder on 1st January 2014. The last semi final will witness two star teams competing for the final spot in the knockout rounds of the championship. The match will take place at the ANZ Stadium located in the heart of Sydney, at the Sydney Olympic Park. The ANZ Stadium is world renowned for several International football, cricket and Olympic events. The match will start sharp at 7:40 PM as per local time.
The match will see to stalwarts of Australian Big Bash Cricket League, the Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Stars. Sydney Thunder has been an underperformer for most matches of the first two seasons, but with some current changes the fans are expecting that the Thunders will win for sure. The Thunder squad consists of world class players like Michael Clark and Mike Hussey. The team has an imposing batting line up with players like Cameron Borgas, Jason Floros, Daniel Hughes and Mike Hussey. The opposing team of Melbourne Stars has a huge fan following and has added another star performer to its camp- Lasith Malinga. Malinga’s aggressive bowling skills have proved damaging to opposing teams in the past, especially in the T20 format. Other players to watch out for are Brad Hodge, Cameron White, John Hastings and James Faulkner.
Espn Star Sports and Willow TV are amongst the top broadcasters that will provide a live telecast of the match. One can also watch all the action live on official YouTube Channel. If one wishes to watch their favourite players at the ANZ stadium, make sure to book tickets at least a month before the match. Complete schedule of the BBC season 3 and tickets for individual matches can be found on melbournestars.com.au