The 34th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 will be played between Perth Scorchers and Sydney Thunder at the Optus Stadium in Perth.
Both teams are in pretty good form in the BBL , it would be a good clash between both the sides.
Perth Scorchers Team Updates:
After a poor start to their 2020-21 Big Bash League campaign, the Perth Scorchers have managed to turn things around.
Having failed to register a single victory in their first 4 games, Perth have won their last 3 games and have placed themselves amongst the semi-final candidates.
They played amazing cricket to beat the formidable Sydney Sixers in their last game.
Jason Roy and Liam Livingstone will probably open the inning for the Perth Scorchers team.
Colin Munro, Josh Inglis and Mitchell Marsh will take care of the middle order.
Ashton Turner will lead the Perth Scorchers team as a Captain. He is also good Batsman.
Josh Inglis will do the wicket keeping for Perth Scorchers team.
Fawad Ahmed will take care of the spin bowling of the team.
Jason Behrendorff, Jhye Richardson and Andrew Tye will lead the pace attack of the team.
Sydney Thunder Team Updates:
Sydney Thunders men are arguably enjoying their best season in this competition.
They have won 6 of their 8 games and are sitting at the top of the table, a place they would dearly want to hold on to.
Alex Hales and Usman Khawaja will probably open the inning for the Sydney Thunder team. Both are well known inning openers.
Callum Ferguson (c), Sam Billings (wk), Alex Ross will form the middle order of the team.
Ben Cutting will take care of the lower order for hard hitting.
Callum Ferguson will lead the Sydney Thunder team as a Captain. He is also a good Batsman.
Sam Billings will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his Sydney Thunder team.
Arjun Nair , Tanveer Sangha and Chris Green will lead the spin attack of the team.
Adam Milne , Chirs Tremain and Nathan McAndrew will take care of the pace attack for his team.
Last 5 Head to Head:
Perth Scorchers: 2 Won Sydney Thunder: 3 Won
Alex Hales has scored 264 runs at an average of 33 and an even more impressive strike rate of over 160.
Jason Roy has scored 124 runs in 4 games at an average of over 30. A big knock is not so far from him.
Mitchell Marsh has been very consistent with the bat for the Scorchers, having scored 172 runs at an average of nearly 60. He also has picked up 3 wickets.
Usman Khawaja’s form is getting better as the tournament is progressing. The opening batsman has scored 213 runs .
Callum Ferguson is a top contendar for the highest run getters, he has scored 244 runs at an average of nearly 35.
Tanveer Sangha has been brilliant for the Thunders the 19 year old boy is the highest wicket taker for the team with 14 wickets in hand.
In wicket keeping, both the wicket keepers are good. However Josh Inglis will be better choice.
Top order batsman may play major role on this pitch.
Captain Options – Mitchell Marsh, Alex Hales
Vice-Captain Options – Jason Roy, Usman Khawaja
Must pick death over bowlers: Jhye Richardson, A Tye, Nathan McCandrew
Must try pick for GL: Liam Livingstone
Perth Scorchers Squad :
Jason Roy, Liam Livingstone, Colin Munro, Josh Inglis(WK), Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Turner(C), Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Fawad Ahmed, Matthew Kelly, Ashton Agar, Liam Guthrie, Cameron Bancroft, Joel Paris, Joe Clarke, Cameron Green, Sam Whiteman(WK), Kurtis Patterson, Cameron Gannon, Corey Rocchiccioli
Sydney Thunder Squad :
Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson(C), Sam Billings(WK), Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green, Adam Milne, Brendan Doggett, Tanveer Sangha, Jason Sangha, Matthew Gilkes(WK), Daniel Sams, Jonathan Cook, Oliver Davies, Arjun Nair, Chris Tremain, Baxter Holt(WK)