The 38th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 season will be played between Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.
it is going to be a top of the table clash, where the two most formidable and consistent sides of this competition will lock horns.
Sydney Thunder Team Updates:
Thunder have won 6 out of the 9 games played so far in the tournament.
They are on 2nd place in the points table as they have 2 less points than their opponents.
Alex Hales and Usman Khawaja will probably open the inning for the Sydney Thunder team.
Callum Ferguson (c), Sam Billings (wk) and O Davis will take care of the middle order.
Ben Cutting and Daniel Sams will take care of the lower order for hard hitting.
Callum Ferguson will lead the Sydney Thunder team as a Captain. He is also good Batsman.
Sam Billings will do the wicket keeping for Sydney Thunder team.
Tanveer Sangha, Chris Green will take care of the spin bowling of the team.
Daniel Sams, Nathan McCandrew and Ben Cutting will lead the pace attack of the team.
Sydney Sixers Team Updates:
Sixers have won 6 out of 9 game as well and are looking one of the strongest sides of the tournament.
They have 2 more points that is why they are on top of points table.
Josh Philippe and Jack Edwards will probably open the inning for the Sydney Sixers team.
James Vince, Daniel Hughes (C), Jordan Silk will take care of the middle order.
Daniel Christian, Carlos Brathwaite will form the lower order of the team.
Daniel Hughes will lead the Sydney Sixers team as a Captain. He is also a good Batsman.
Josh Philippe will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his Sydney Sixers team.
Lloyd Pope and Steve OKeefe will lead the spin attack of the team.
Jake Ball , Dan Christian and Jackson Bird will take care of the pace attack for his team.
Last 5 Head to Head:
Sydney Thunder: 2 Won Sydney Sixers: 3 Won
Daniel Sams has scored 133 runs and has also picked up 8 wickets. He is back in the side for Thunders now.
Daniel Christian is an in-form all-rounder , he has scored 160 runs and has picked up 10 wickets.
Josh Philippe has been scoring runs at the top-order consistently for the Sixers. He has amassed 273 runs.
Alex Hales has scored 269 runs at a phenomenal strike rate of over 160.
Callum Ferguson failed to perform in both the matches but He has scored 244 runs.
In wicket keeping, Josh Philippe will be best choice.
Allrounders may play major role on this pitch.
Captain Options – Daniel Christian, Daniel Sams
Vice-Captain Options – Alex Hales, Josh Philippe
Death over bowlers: Daniel Sams, Dan Christian, Jake Ball
Sydney Thunder Squad :
Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson(C), Sam Billings(WK), Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Nathan McAndrew, Adam Milne, Jonathan Cook, Tanveer Sangha, Jason Sangha, Matthew Gilkes(WK), Oliver Davies, Arjun Nair, Chris Tremain, Chris Green, Brendan Doggett, Baxter Holt(WK)
Sydney Sixers Squad :
Josh Philippe(WK), Justin Avendano, James Vince, Daniel Hughes(C), Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Carlos Brathwaite, Steve OKeefe, Jackson Bird, Jake Ball, Lloyd Pope, Nathan Lyon, Sean Abbott, Ben Manenti, Jason Holder, Jack Edwards, Hayden Kerr, Nick Bertus(WK), Moises Henriques, Lawrence Neil-Smith, Gurinder Sandhu, Tom Rogers, Ben Dwarshuis, Mitchell Starc