The 41st match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 season will be played between Sydney Sixers and Perth Scorchers at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.
Both the teams are in exellent form, it will be an interesting clash between the most consistent teams of the tournament.
Sydney Sixers Team Updates:
. Sydney Sixers have been consistent right from the very beginning.
As a result, they have a 6 points lead from their nearest competitor.
They won their recent game quite convicingly against the Thunders side.
Josh Philippe and Justin Avendano will probably open the inning for the Sydney Sixers team.
James Vince, Daniel Hughes (C), Jordan Silk will form the middle order of the team.
Daniel Christian, Carlos Brathwaite will be handy in death overs.
Daniel Hughes will lead the Sydney Sixers team as a Captain. He is also good Batsman.
Josh Philippe will do the wicket keeping for Sydney Sixers team.
Lloyd Pope and Steve OKeefe will take care of the spin bowling of the team.
Jake Ball and Jackson Bird will lead the pace attack of the team.
Perth Scorchers Team Updates:
Scorchers had a poor start to their campaign as they lost all of their first three games.
But now they are completely back on track and are clear favourites to qualify in semi finals.
They managed to turn things around, and did so in some fashion as well. The Scorchers have won all of their last 5 games and are looking unstoppable at the moment.
Jason Roy and Liam Livingstone will probably open the inning for the Perth Scorchers team. Both are well known inning openers.
Colin Munro, Josh Inglis, Ashton Turner will handle the middle order of the team.
Ashton Turner will lead the Perth Scorchers team as a Captain. He is also a good Batsman.
Josh Inglis will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his Perth Scorchers team.
Fawad Ahmed will lead the spin attack of the team.
Jason Behrendorff, Jhye Richcardson and Andrew Tye will take care of the pace attack for his team.
Head to Head:
Sydney Sixers: 3 Won Perth Scorchers: 2 Won
Josh Philippe has scored 337 runs at an average of nearly 35 and a strike rate of over 145. He has been brilliant throughout.
Jason Roy has scored 212 runs at an average of over 40 and a strike rate of over 125.
Daniel Christian has been a star allrounder, he has scored 175 runs and has also scalped 10 wickets.
Steve O’Keefe has picked up 13 wickets while maintaining an economy rate of under 7 runs per over.
In wicket keeping, both the wicket keepers are good. However Josh Inglis will be better choice.
Allrounders may play major role on this pitch.
Captain Options – Daniel Christian, Josh Philippe
Vice-Captain Options – Jason Roy, Colin Munro.
Must pick Death over bowlers: Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Daniel Christian
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, Nick Bertus(WK), Ben Manenti, Moises Henriques, Sean Abbott, Jack Edwards, Hayden Kerr, Lawrence Neil-Smith, Gurinder Sandhu, Tom Rogers, Ben Dwarshuis, Mitchell Starc
Perth Scorchers Squad :
Jason Roy, Liam Livingstone, Colin Munro, Josh Inglis(WK), Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Turner(C), Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Fawad Ahmed, Ashton Agar, Liam Guthrie, Matthew Kelly, Joel Paris, Joe Clarke, Cameron Green, Sam Whiteman(WK), Kurtis Patterson, Cameron Gannon, Corey Rocchiccioli, Mitchell Marsh