Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers Today Match Prediction

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Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers Today Match Prediction. In Match 22 of the Big Bash T20, the Hobart Hurricanes and Adelaide Strikers will go head to head. The former won their most recent match by 24 runs against the Melbourne Stars. They are presently in third place in the points standings, having won two of their five games. Overall, the Hobart Hurricanes have always had a quality team on paper, but they have never been able to execute well.

The Adelaide Strikers were defeated by Brisbane Heat by 39 runs in their most recent match. So far, the team has only managed to win one of the five games they have played in the huge tournament. They’ll try to get on a winning streak going into this game. The Strikers’ immediate concern will be to improve their batting, which hasn’t been fired recently. Travis Head and Alex Carey’s absence has been a key cause of their underperformance thus far.

Match Details

Match: Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers BBL.

Date: December 27, 2021

Time: 12:35 PM IST.

Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart.

Weather Report

Tomorrow’s forecast is for scattered rain. The temperature will reach 17 degrees Celsius during the day and 7 degrees Celsius at night. The weather will be largely dry, with little or no precipitation and clouds covering 35% of the sky, with a humidity of approximately 63 percent.

Pitch Report

In the past, the Bellerive Oval’s pitch has been ideal for batting. Batting first teams have scored more than 150 runs in 32 of the 39 T20 games played at this stadium. When it comes to pace vs. spin, the spinners have had a lot more success at the Bellerive Oval.

Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers Predicted Playing 11

Hobart Hurricanes Playing 11

Matthew Wade (c, wk), Nathan Ellis, Tom Rogers, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Lamichhane, Ben McDermott, D’Arcy Short, Peter Handscomb, Tim David, Harry Brook, Jordan Thompson

Adelaide Strikers Playing 11

Peter Siddle (c), Harry Nielsen (wk), Rashid Khan, Wes Agar, Fawad Ahmed, Jake Weatherald, Matthew Short, Matt Renshaw, Jonathan Wells, Thomas Kelly, George Garton

Key Player

D’Arcy Short                                                     

Ben McDermott, Matthew Wade, and D’Arcy Short all contributed with good knocks in their last encounter against the Strikers. D’Arcy Short is in excellent condition. He has 164 runs at an average of 41 and a strike rate of 103.79 in five matches in this competition, and he has also taken a wicket.

Rashid Khan

None of the Strikers bowlers had an impact in the first 10 overs of the preceding match against the heat. Rashid Khan, on the other hand, took three crucial wickets after the Heat had established a good position. In this competition, Rashid Khan has taken the most wickets for Adelaide. He has taken 9 wickets at an economy rate of 7.05 in 5 matches, while also scoring 30 runs with the bat.

Team News

  • On paper, the Hobart Hurricanes have a better balanced team between the two, with both batting and bowling covered. The Hurricanes’ Ben McDermott, D’Arcy Short, and Matthew Wade have been in fantastic form and will be difficult to deal with.
  • The Strikers have struggled in each of their past three games and will be short on confidence heading into this contest.

Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers Match Tips

The Hobart Hurricanes have shown glimpses of becoming a title contender in the second half of the BBL season, but consistency has been absent, and this has to be rectified if they are to make significant progress. It’s worth noting, though, that two of Hobart’s three losses have come against the unbeaten Perth Scorchers, with the other coming against the Sydney Sixers, both of which have established themselves as the competition’s finest two teams thus far. In comparison, the Adelaide Strikers are a significantly lesser outfit, and the Hurricanes, with home advantage, should be able to stamp their dominance on this game early on, whether bat or ball, finally winning against a squad of form and short on confidence.

Today’s match prediction: Adelaide Strikers to win the match