HUR vs STR Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers – 15 December 2020 (Launceston). The finalists of BBL 7 are going to meet for the 2nd time in just a couple of days.
Hobart Hurricanes will take on Adelaide Strikers in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at the Aurora Stadium in Launceston. The premier T20 competition of Australia is finally here.
The Hurricanes have won both of their games in the tournament so far. Short & Ingram have been brilliant in batting, whereas Faulkner is using his experience in bowling. The arrival of Ben McDermott is a big boost for this side, whereas Jacks also proved his form in the last game. This team looks well placed to fight for the title.
Adelaide Strikers lost their last game to the Hurricanes only. The batting and bowling both lacked in the last game whereas, they dropped some catches as well. Alex Carey is going to be back for this game, whereas Weatherald and Salt also need to fire in the batting. This is going to be a difficult game for the Strikers.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score at this ground is 139 runs.
Total BBL10 Games Played: 5; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 3.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:45 PM IST, Live on Sony Six
Probable XI for both sides:-
Hobart Hurricanes – D’arcy Short, Will Jacks, Colin Ingram, Ben McDermott, Peter Handscomb, Tim David, James Faulkner, Johan Botha, Riley Meredith, Nathan Ellis, Scott Boland.
Adelaide Strikers – Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Alex Carey, Matt Renshaw, Jon Wells, Ryan Gibson, Rashid Khan, Daniel Worrall, Danny Briggs, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
D’arcy Short, James Faulkner, Alex Carey, Rashid Khan, and Colin Ingram.
HUR vs STR Team Wicket-Keeper
Alex Carey (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. He scored 391 runs last season at an average of 35.55. Carey is one of the most important players for the Strikers.
HUR vs STR Team Batsmen
Colin Ingram (Price 9) and Will Jacks (Price 8) will be our batsmen from the Hobart Hurricanes. Jacks scored 309 runs in the T20 Blast whereas, he picked 11 wickets in his bowling. Ingram, on the other hand, has been brilliant in the BBL 10 with 80 runs in just a couple of games. Both of them are brilliant players in this shortest format of the game.
Jake Weatherland (Price 9.5) and Philip Salt (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Adelaide Strikers. Weatherald scored 407 runs last season whereas, Salt scored 361 runs at a strike-rate of 164. Both of them are going to open the innings and are genuine match-winners of T20 cricket.
HUR vs STR Team All-Rounders
D’arcy Short (Price 10.5) and James Faulkner (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Hobart Hurricanes. Short is a machine in the Big Bash League. He scored 357 runs in the last season whereas, he scored a half-century in the last game. Faulkner, on the other hand, picked ten wickets last season whereas, he has picked five wickets this year as well.
Matt Renshaw (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Adelaide Strikers. He scored 348 runs last season whereas, he is a decent spinner as well. Renshaw scored 33 runs in the last game for the Strikers.
HUR vs STR Team Bowlers
Riley Meredith (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from the Hobart Hurricanes. Meredith scalped ten wickets in 6 games last season whereas, he has picked four wickets in just a couple of games in BBL 10 as well.
Rashid Khan (Price 9.5) and Wes Agar (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Adelaide Strikers. Khan is the no.1 T20 bowler and picked 19 wickets last season whereas, Agar picked 17. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers and can turn the course of the game.
Match Prediction: Hobart Hurricanes are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
D’arcy Short and Alex Carey
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Colin Ingram and Rashid Khan
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.