STR vs THU Dream11 Prediction: Adelaide Strikers will take on Sydney Thunder in a knockout match at Adelaide Oval.
Adelaide Strikers will take on Sydney Thunder in the Knock-Out Final of BBL 09 which will be played at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide. This match is very important for both the teams. The winner of this match will qualify for the Challenger game. Adelaide finished 3rd in the table and that’s why they are playing this game at home whereas Thunder has defeated Hurricanes in the eliminator game and are coming on a bank of very good form. This match promises to be a good one.
In Adelaide, the pitch is very ideal for batting. The average score on the track is 166. The square boundaries are very small in dimension which makes run-scoring easy on the track. However, the chasing record is very average on this ground so, the team winning the toss would like to bat first.
Probable Playing XI
Jake Weatherald, Philip Salt, Travis Head, Alex Carey, Jonathan Wells, Matthew Short, Michael Neser, Rashid Khan, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle, Liam o’ Conor.
Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson, Alex Ross, Jay Lenton, Daniel Sams, Chris Morris, Arjun Nair, Brendan Doggett, Chris Tremain, Jonathan Cook.
Adelaide Strikers – Jake Weatherald, Philip Salt, Travis Head, and Alex Carey.
Sydney Thunder – Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson, and Alex Ross.
Adelaide Strikers – Jake Weatherald, Philip Salt, Travis Head and Alex Carey.
Sydney Thunder – Alex Hales.
Death overs specialists
Adelaide Strikers – Peter Siddle and Wes Agar.
Sydney Thunder – Chris Morris.
STR vs THU Dream11 Prediction
STR vs THU Dream11 Wicket-Keepers
Alex Carey (Price 10) will be the wicket-keeper as he has been fantastic for Strikers and there is no competition for him in that position.
STR vs THU Dream11 Batsmen
Alex Hales (Price 10):- Alex Hales has been in very-very good form lately and is one of the best T20 batsmen out there. He is now the 2nd highest run-scorer of the league.
Alex Ross (Price 8.5):- Ross has been a good performer for Thunder with bat and is quite underrated.
Usman Khawaja (Price 9):- Usman has announced his form in the last game and will be eager to continue it. The ground of the Adelaide Oval will certainly help him.
Phil Salt (Price 9):- Phil Salt has been in fine touch and would like to continue it.
[Jake Weatherald has been in very bad touch recently and Jon Wells might not get many balls to bat at number 5 on this batting track]
STR vs THU Dream11 All-rounders
Travis Head (Price 9.5) has looked in very good touch in the last game and there is no doubt on his quality obviously. He can chip in with some overs as well.
Daniel Sams (Price 10) and Chris Morris (Price 9.5) will also be in the team as these two takes the majority of the wickets for Thunder and Daniel Sams is the leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 27 wickets to his name, which is a record in Big Bash history. Chris Morris is the 3rd highest wicket-taker of the league and has proved his mettle with the bat too in the whole tournament.
STR vs THU Dream11 Bowlers
Wes Agar (Price 8):- Agar has won MOTM twice in the last 4 games and he is a very good wicket-taking form and should be utilized in this form.
Peter Siddle (Price 8.5):- Siddle has been a very good death bowler for the Strikers and with 17 wickets to his name, he is the 5th highest wicket-taker of the tournament.
Jonathan Cook (Price 8):- Cook is a very intelligent bowler and he showed that by taking 4 wickets in the last game. On this track, he can take wickets for his team.
[NOTE:- Some big bowlers missed out just because of the budget concerns as batsman and all-rounders are quite expensive in this category and it is a batting track]
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