HUR vs THU Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder – 7 January 2020 (Perth). Both teams would like to register a win here after losing their last game.
Hobart Hurricanes will take on Sydney Thunder in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at The Optus Stadium in Perth.
Hobart Hurricanes have won five of their eight games in the tournament so far. Ben McDermott has been batting well, whereas Short, Malan, and Ingram are also assisting him. Meredith & Ellis have been their best bowlers, whereas the experience of Boland is also a big asset. This side would want to get a win after a defeat in their last game.
Sydney Thunder have won five of their seven games and registered a defeat in their last game. Alex Hales is in outstanding form, whereas Ferguson is also batting really well for his side. Tanveer Sangha and Chris Green are bowing some lethal spells, but the team will miss Daniel Sams in this game. This side looks like one of the best teams on the paper.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score in BBL 10 at this ground is 184 runs.
Total BBL 10 Games Played: 2; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 0.
Match Details :
Time:- 12:40 PM IST, Live on Sony Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Hobart Hurricanes – Ben McDermott, D’arcy Short, Dawid Malan, Colin Ingram, Peter Handscomb, Tim David, Johan Botha, Nathan Ellis, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Lamichhane, Scott Boland.
Sydney Thunder – Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson, Oliver Davies, Sam Billings, Ben Cutting, Chris Green, Adam Milne, Chris Tremain, Nathan McAndrew, Tanveer Sangha.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson, Ben McDermott, Tanveer Sangha, and D’arcy Short.
HUR vs THU Team Wicket-Keeper
Ben McDermott (Price 9.5) and Sam Billings (Price 9) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. McDermott has scored 277 runs this season, whereas his average has been 55.40. Billings is a witty batsman, and his T20 numbers are impressive. He has scored over 3000 T20 runs, whereas his strike-rate has been 129.96.
HUR vs THU Team Batsmen
Alex Hales (Price 10) and Callum Ferguson (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Sydney Thunder. Callum has scored 243 runs in the tournament at an average of 40.50, whereas Hales has also scored 243 runs. Both of them are the backbone of this side’s batting.
Dawid Malan (Price 9.5) and Colin Ingram (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Hobart Hurricanes. Malan is the no.1 T20I ranked batsman, whereas he has scored 155 runs in four games here in BBL. Ingram has scored 228 runs this season at an average of 28.50. Both of them are brilliant players in this shortest format of the game.
HUR vs THU Team All-Rounders
D’arcy Short (Price 10) will be our all-rounder from the Hobart Hurricanes. Short is not in good form, but he is a machine in the Big Bash League. He scored 357 runs in the last season whereas, he has scored 122 runs this season. Short has scalped three wickets in his bowling too.
HUR vs THU Team Bowlers
Chris Green (Price 8.5) and Tanveer Sangha (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Sydney Thunder. Green is a brilliant off-spinner, whereas Sangha is a young leg-spinner. Sangha has scalped thirteen wickets this season, whereas Green has scalped ten.
Riley Meredith (Price 8.5) and Nathan Ellis (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Hobart Hurricanes. Meredith scalped ten wickets last season whereas, Ellis picked twelve. Both of them have scalped twelve wickets each this season.
Alternative Changes: Sam Billings & Chris Green Out; Usman Khawaja and Nathan McAndrew In.
Match Prediction: Hobart Hurricanes are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Alex Hales and D’arcy Short
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Callum Ferguson and Dawid Malan
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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.