THU vs SCO Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers – 22 December 2020 (Canberra). The Thunder would like to get their second win, whereas the Scorchers are in search of their first win.
Sydney Thunder will take on Perth Scorchers in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at the Manuka Oval in Canberra. The premier T20 competition of Australia is finally here.
Sydney Thunder won their last game convincingly and would aim for a second straight win. Daniel Sams proved his class in the last game, whereas the whole batting unit looks solid as well. The arrival of Adam Milne is going to be a big boost for this side. This side looks pretty much settled on the paper.
Perth Scorchers played fabulously in the last game, but the rain became their enemy. The batting form of Munro & Clarke is a big plus for this side, whereas Jhye Richardson has been bowling well. This game is going to be an important one for the Scorchers.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been good for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score at this ground in BBL10 is 157 runs.
Total BBL 10 Games Played: 3; Bat 1st Won: 1; Bat 2nd Won: 2.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:45 PM IST, Live on Sony Six
Probable XI for both sides:-
Sydney Thunder – Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson, Alex Ross, Baxter Holt, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Chris Green, Adam Milne, Jonathan Cook, Tanveer Sangha.
Perth Scorchers – Josh Inglis, Colin Munro, Joe Clarke, Ashton Turner, Mitchell Marsh, Cameron Bancroft, Aaron Hardie, Jason Behrendorff, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Fawad Ahmed.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Colin Munro, Alex Hales, Daniel Sams, Callum Ferguson, and Usman Khawaja.
THU vs SCO Team Wicket-Keeper
Josh Inglis (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. He scored 405 runs last season at an average of 28.93, whereas his strike-rate was 153.99. Inglis is an opening batsman who loves to play an aggressive brand of cricket. However, he is not in good form at the moment.
THU vs SCO Team Batsmen
Alex Hales (Price 10), Usman Khawaja (Price 9.5), and Callum Ferguson (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Sydney Thunder. Hales scored 576 runs last season at an average of 38.40 whereas, Khawaja scored 388 runs. Callum, on the other hand, scored 376 runs in the previous season. All three of them are the backbone of this side’s batting line-up.
Colin Munro (Price 9.5) and Joe Clarke (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Perth Scorchers. Munro is a T20 superstar and has four T20 centuries under his belt whereas, Clarke has scored over 1500 T20 runs. The strike-rate of Munro has been 144.42, whereas Clarke’s S/R is 149.05. Both of them played brilliantly in the previous game and would like to maintain their form.
THU vs SCO Team All-Rounders
Daniel Sams (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Sydney Thunder. Sams has picked four wickets in just a couple of games, whereas he smashed a half-century with the bat as well. He was the highest wicket-taker of the last season with 30 wickets under his belt.
THU vs SCO Team Bowlers
Adam Milne (Price 8.5) and Jonathan Cook (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Sydney Thunder. Cook scalped thirteen wickets last season, whereas he has three dismissals this season as well. Milne, on the other hand, will make his BBL debut and has the ability to hit km/h in his bowling.
Jhye Richardson (Price 9) and Fawad Ahmed (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Perth Scorchers. Richardson picked 15 wickets last season, whereas his economy was under eight. Fawad, on the other hand, also scalped 15 wickets last season at an economy of 6.91. Jhye has taken three wickets this season too.
Match Prediction: Perth Scorchers are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Alex Hales and Colin Munro
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Usman Khawaja and Daniel Sams
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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.