SCO vs THU Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder – 9 January 2021 (Perth). Two teams who are flying high at the moment are up against each other at the Furnace.
Perth Scorchers 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.
Perth Scorchers have won their last three games, and they looking in brilliant touch. Josh Inglis and Colin Munro have been batting well, whereas the whole bowling unit is looking solid. The team would expect Jason Roy to fire, whereas Livingstone is also an important player of this team. Mitchell Marsh has been the ace all-rounder and captain of the side.
Sydney Thunder have won six of their eight games in the tournament so far. 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 brilliant for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score in BBL10 at this ground is 178 runs.
Total BBL 10 Games Played: 3; Bat 1st Won: 3; Bat 2nd Won: 0.
Match Details :
Time:- 1.45 PM, Live on Sony Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Perth Scorchers – Liam Livingstone, Jason Roy, Colin Munro, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Turner, Aaron Hardie, Jason Behrendorff, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Fawad Ahmed.
Sydney Thunder – Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson, Sam Billings, Alex Ross, Arjun Nair, Ben Cutting, Chris Green, Adam Milne, Nathan McAndrew, Tanveer Sangha.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Alex Hales, Colin Munro, Tanveer Sangha, Mitchell Marsh, and Jhye Richardson.
SCO vs THU Team Wicket-Keeper
Josh Inglis (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Inglis has scored 136 runs in the last three games. He is in brilliant form and has to be picked for this game.
SCO vs THU Team Batsmen
Colin Munro (Price 9.5) will be our batsman from the Perth Scorchers. Munro is a T20 superstar with 3 T20I centuries, whereas he has scored back to back half-centuries in the last couple of games.
Alex Hales (Price 10), Usman Khawaja (Price 9.5), and Callum Ferguson (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Sydney Thunder. Callum has scored 244 runs in the tournament, whereas Hales has scored 264 runs at an average of 33. Khawaja has scored 213 runs in the tournament, whereas his average is 30.43. All three of them are the backbone of this side’s batting.
[Jason Roy is dropped because of Credit issues, pick him in GL Teams]
SCO vs THU Team All-Rounders
Mitchell Marsh (Price 9.5) and Liam Livingstone (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Perth Scorchers. Marsh resumed his bowling and has scalped three wickets in the tournament, whereas he has scored 172 runs with the bat. Livingstone was the highest run-scorer of Perth last season, and he scalped a wicket against the Renegades. Both of them are aggressive players.
[Alternative Changes-: Liam Livingstone & Usman Khawaja Out; Jason Roy and Sam Billings In]
SCO vs THU Team Bowlers
Jhye Richardson (Price 9) and Andre Tye (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Perth Scorchers. Richardson has scalped thirteen wickets this season, whereas Tye has scalped eight. Both of them are in brilliant form.
Chris Green (Price 8.5) and Tanveer Sangha (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Sydney Thunder. Sangha has scalped fifteen wickets this season, whereas Green has scalped twelve. Both spinners are on fire in the tournament.
Match Prediction: Perth Scorchers are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Mitchell Marsh and Alex Hales
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Colin Munro and Callum Ferguson
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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.