THU vs STR Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers – 24 January 2021 (Adelaide). Both teams are coming back on the back of brilliant victories in the last game.
Sydney Thunder will take on Adelaide Strikers in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at The Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.
Sydney Thunder have won seven of their twelve games in the tournament so far. Alex Hales is in outstanding form, whereas the other batsmen have been decent. McAndrew and Sangha have been bowling well, whereas Daniel Sams is out injured. This side would want to continue their good momentum.
Adelaide Strikers have won six of their twelve games in the tournament so far. Carey has been their best batsman, whereas the arrival of Head has made the batting stable. Peter Siddle and Wes Agar have been brilliant in pace bowling, whereas Briggs is their main spinner. The Strikers would want to continue the good momentum.
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 177 runs.
Total BBL 10 Games Played: 7; Bat 1st Won: 4; Bat 2nd Won: 3.
Match Details :
Time:- 10:35 AM IST, Live on Sony Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Sydney Thunder – Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson, Sam Billings, Oliver Davies, Ben Cutting, Chris Green, Adam Milne, Nathan McAndrew, Tanveer Sangha, Brendan Doggett.
Adelaide Strikers – Jake Weatherald, Alex Carey, Travis Head, Philip Salt, Matt Renshaw, Ryan Gibson, Michael Neser, Danny Briggs, Liam O’Connor, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Alex Carey, Alex Hales, Travis Head, Wes Agar, and Tanveer Sangha.
THU vs STR Team Wicket-Keeper
Alex Carey (Price 9.5) and Sam Billings (Price 9) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. Carey has scored 381 runs this season, whereas his average has been 38.10. Carey scored a brilliant hundred in the last game. Billings has scored 220 runs at an average of 31.42, whereas his strike-rate has been 141.93. Both of them are champion players.
THU vs STR Team Batsmen
Alex Hales (Price 10) and Callum Ferguson (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Sydney Thunder. Callum has scored 312 runs in the tournament, whereas Hales has scored 462 runs at an average of 38.50. Hales scored a century in the last game, whereas his strike-rate has been 165.59.
Jake Weatherald (Price 9.5) will be our batsman from the Adelaide Strikers. Weatherald has scored 290 runs at an average of 29.00, whereas his strike-rate has been 140.77. He is going to open the innings in this game.
THU vs STR Team All-Rounders
Travis Head (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Adelaide Strikers. Head scored 228 runs at an average of 32.57 last season, whereas he scalped four wickets in his bowling.
Ben Cutting (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Sydney Thunder. Cutting has scored 222 runs at a strike-rate of 154.16, whereas he has scalped four wickets in his bowling. He is the ace all-rounder of the side.
THU vs STR Team Bowlers
Tanveer Sangha (Price 8.5) and Nathan McAndrew (Price 8) will be our bowlers from Sydney Thunder. Sangha has scalped 20 wickets this season, whereas McAndrew has scalped 13. Both of them are wicket-taking bowlers.
Peter Siddle (Price 9) and Wes Agar (Price 9) will be our bowlers from the Adelaide Strikers. Agar has scalped 21 wickets this season, whereas Siddle has scalped 16. Both of them have been on fire this season.
Match Prediction: Sydney Thunder are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Alex Hales and Alex Carey
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Travis Head and Ben Cutting
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