STR vs SCO Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers – 31 December 2020 (Adelaide). The Perth Scorchers are still in search of their first win.
Adelaide Strikers will take on Perth Scorchers in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at The Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.
Adelaide Strikers have won three of their five games in the league so far. The bowlers have been on fire this season, whereas the batsmen have failed till now. Philip Salt scored a brilliant fifty in the last game, whereas Carey is an important cog of this team. The Strikers would like to win their third win in a row.
Perth Scorchers are still in search of their first win in the tournament. The bowlers have bowled really well whereas, the batsmen have been disappointing so far. Jason Roy flopped on his debut, whereas Livingstone also wasn’t in great touch. This team needs to turn the tables.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score in T20s at this ground is 165 runs.
Total BBL10 Games Played: 46; Bat 1st Won: 29; Bat 2nd Won: 17.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:45 PM IST, Live on Sony Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Adelaide Strikers – Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey, Jon Wells, Matthew Short, Rashid Khan, Daniel Worrall, Danny Briggs, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar.
Perth Scorchers – Josh Inglis, Jason Roy, Colin Munro, Liam Livingstone, Ashton Turner, Mitchell Marsh, Aaron Hardie, Jason Behrendorff, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Fawad Ahmed.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Jason Roy, Alex Carey, Peter Siddle, Mitchell Marsh, and Jhye Richardson.
STR vs SCO 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. He has scored one half-century this season and is one of the most important players for the Strikers.
STR vs SCO Team Batsmen
Jason Roy (Price 10) will be our batsman from the Perth Scorchers. Roy is a T20 superstar with over 5000 T20 runs at a strike-rate of 143.73, whereas he has scored four centuries too. He is a prodigy of white-ball cricket.
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, he has scored 115 runs this time around. Salt scored a brilliant half-century in the previous game, whereas he has a strike-rate of 157.32 in T20s.
STR vs SCO 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 in the last game and scalped a couple of wickets, whereas he has scored one half-century as well. Livingstone scalped nine wickets in the T20 Blast this year, whereas he was the highest run-scorer of Perth in the last season.
STR vs SCO Team Bowlers
Jhye Richardson (Price 9) and Andre Tye (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Perth Scorchers. Richardson picked 15 wickets last season, whereas he has scalped six this season. Tye is a T20 specialist and is a very good bowler in the death overs.
Peter Siddle (Price 9), Daniel Worrall (Price 8.5), and Wes Agar (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Adelaide Strikers. Siddle has scalped ten wickets this season, whereas Agar has scalped nine. Worral has scalped seven wickets, whereas he has scored a half-century with the bat.
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Match Prediction: Perth Scorchers are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Mitchell Marsh and Alex Carey
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Jason Roy and Jake Weatherald
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