The 37th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 will be played between Perth Scorchers and Hobart Hurricanes at the Optus Stadium in Perth.
It will be a good clash between two of the semi final favourites side of the BBL
Perth Scorchers Team Updates:
A couple of weeks ago, Perth Scorchers were looking to finish amongst the bottom three in the 2020/21 edition of Big Bash League.
However, they have not only turned their campaign around, but are now looking like one of the favourites to confirm their berth in the semi-finals.
Jason Roy and Liam Livingstone will probably open the inning for the Perth Scorchers team. Both are very talented players and played many attacking innings in previous matches.
Josh Inglis (WK), Joe Clarke , Mitchell Marsh will take care of the middle order.
Ashton Turner (C), Aaron Hardie will take care of the hard hitting duties of the team.
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.
Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff and Andrew Tye will lead the pace attack of the team.
Hobart Hurricanes Team Updates:
Hobart Hurricanes are also favourites to make it to the semis, but their case is a bit different.
After winning 5 of their first 7 games, they have taken their foot off the accelerator and have lost their last two games.
While they still are placed in the third position, Hurricanes will now have to start picking up wins, for the chasing pack is not far behind.
Ben McDermott and DArcy Short will probably open the inning for the HUR team. Both are well known inning openers.
Dawid Malan, Peter Handscomb (C), Colin Ingram will take care of the middle order.
Tim David, Johan Botha will be handy in death overs for hard hitting.
Peter Handscomb will lead the HUR team as a Captain. He is also a good Batsman.
Ben McDermott will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his HUR team.
Sandeep Lamicchane , Darcy Short and Johan Botha will lead the spin attack of the team.
Nick Winter , Scott Boland and Nathan Ellis will take care of the pace attack for his team.
Head to Head:
Perth Scorchers: 2 Won Hobart Hurricanes: 2 Won
Mitchell Marsh has scored 187 runs and has also picked 4 wickets. He is a quality allrounder.
D’Arcy Short has scored 141 runs and has also picked up 6 wickets with his spin bowling.
Ben McDermott has been brilliant with both the bat and the gloves. He has scored 299 runs at an average of almost 50 and a strike rate of over 135.
Jason Roy has scored 138 runs from 5 matches. He would like to improve his number.
Dawid Malan has scored 175 runs at an average of 35. He is consistent performer for the Hurricanes.
Jhye Richardson has been the highest wicket taker so far, he will be another top pick for the match.
In wicket keeping, both the wicket keepers are good. However Josh Inglis will be better choice.
Fast bowlers may play major role on this pitch.
Captain Options – D’Arcy Short, Mitchell Marsh
Vice-Captain Options – David Malan, Ben McDermott
Must pick bowlers: Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Nathan Ellis
Perth Scorchers Squad :
Jason Roy, Liam Livingstone, Cameron Bancroft, Josh Inglis(WK), Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Turner(C), Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Fawad Ahmed, Matthew Kelly, Ashton Agar, Liam Guthrie, Colin Munro, Joel Paris, Joe Clarke, Cameron Green, Sam Whiteman(WK), Kurtis Patterson, Cameron Gannon, Corey Rocchiccioli
HUR Squad :
Ben McDermott(WK), DArcy Short, Dawid Malan, Peter Handscomb(C), Colin Ingram, Tim David, Mitchell Owen, Nathan Ellis, Scott Boland, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Lamichhane, Keemo Paul, Tim Paine(WK), David Moody, Nick Winter, Jake Doran, Will Jacks, Matthew Wade(WK), Mac Wright, Charlie Wakim, Johan Botha, James Faulkner, Wil Parker, Caleb Jewell