The 53rd match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 will be played between Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide in Australia.
Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder – Match 53 | Match Prediction and Betting Tips
Big Bash has come to the final league phase of the tournament with just 1-2 matches remaining for all the teams. Sydney Sixers have sealed their qualification practically and Melbourne Renegades are out of contention from the play-off race. The teams in the middle are having a tough completion with just 5 points separating 6 teams (with 4 teams having just 2 point difference) and we are all set for a grand finish to the league phase. Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Thunder are facing off against each other twice in a row in complete their league stage. Both teams will look to beat the other team to not only qualify for the play-offs but also knock-out the opposition. Where first game win by sydney thunder.
Squads of both teams :
Adelaide Strikers Squad: Alex Carey(w), Jake Weatherald, Travis Head(c), Philip Salt, Ryan Gibson, Matt Renshaw, Michael Neser, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar, Liam O Connor, Peter Siddle, Harry Conway, Harry Nielsen, Spencer Johnson, Liam Scott, Matthew Short, Cameron Valente, Jonathan Wells, Daniel Worrall.
Sydney Thunder Squad: Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson(c), Sam Billings(w), Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Oliver Davies, Chris Green, Adam Milne, Brendan Doggett, Tanveer Sangha, Jonathan Cook, Matthew Gilkes, Baxter Holt, Arjun Nair, Alex Ross, Jason Sangha, Chris Tremain
Probable Playing 11
Adelaide Strikers : Alex Carey(w), Jake Weatherald, Philip Salt, Travis Head(c), Matt Renshaw, Ryan Gibson, Michael Neser, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar, Liam O Connor, Peter Siddle.
Sydney Thunder : Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson(c), Sam Billings(w), Oliver Davies, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green, Adam Milne, Brendan Doggett, Tanveer Sangha.
Adelaide Strikers : Alex Carey(w), Travis Head(c), Matt Renshaw
Sydney Thunder : Alex Hales, Ben Cutting, Chris Green
There is no rain predicted for match day and so we should enjoy an uninterrupted contest between the two teams.
The pitch has been very good for batting, and the square boundaries mean that sixes are always up for grabs. Two centuries have been hit here in the previous two matches, one each from the two teams playing this match. We are not going to rule out another one in this contest either!
A score of around 180 should be the minimum that teams batting first aim for.
Stats on Adelaide
- Total Match Played : 53 + 1 (Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers, 51st Match)
- Batting First Won : 30
- Batting Second Won : 20
- Avg. Score in 1st bat : 165
- Avg. Score in 2nd bat : 135
- Highest Score: Hobart Hurricanes : 217/1
- Lowest Score : Melbourne renegades : 87/10
Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder Head to Head
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