The 51st match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 season will be played between Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Thunder at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.
Sydney Thunder Team Updates:
Sydney Thunder are in a slightly more comfortable position than their opposition.
They are placed third, having won 7 of their 12 games.
Alex Hales and Usman Khawaja will probably open the inning for the Sydney Thunder team.
Callum Ferguson (c), Sam Billings (wk), Oliver Davies will form the middle order.
Ben Cutting, Chris Green will be taking care of the death overs.
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.
Brendan Doggett and Adam Milne will lead the pace attack of the team.
Adelaide Strikers Team Updates:
Adelaide are placed fifth with 6 wins, they still have very much chances to go in the semis.
This is a cruicial game for them as if they register a win here, they can make their chances to qualify.
Alex Carey and Jake Weatherald will probably open the inning for the STR team. Both are well known inning openers.
Travis Head, Philip Salt, Matt Renshaw will form the middle order of the team.
Travis Head will lead the STR team as a Captain. He is also a good Alrounder.
Alex Carey will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his STR team.
Travis Head and Danny Brigs will lead the spin attack of the team.
Wes Agar, M Neser Peter Siddle will take care of the pace attack for his team.
Head to Head:
Sydney Thunder: 2 Won Adelaide Strikers: 2 Won
Alex Hales has been playing such classy knocks all throughout this competition. He has scored 452 runs at an average of over 30.
Sams Billings has scored 187 runs at an average of over 30.
Alex Carey has been in sublime touch for the Strikers. He has scored 381 runs at an average of nearly 40, He even scored a hundered in last game.
Wes Agar has picked up 21 wickets and has an economy rate of less than 8 runs per over.
In wicket keeping, Alex Carey will be best choice.
Batsman may play major role on this pitch.
Captain Options – Alex Hales, Alex Carey
Vice-Captain Options – Ben Cutting, Wes Agar
Death over bowlers: Wes Agar , Peter Siddle, Adam Milne
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, Jonathan Cook, Oliver Davies, Matthew Gilkes(WK), Daniel Sams, Arjun Nair, Chris Tremain, Baxter Holt(WK)
STR Squad :
Alex Carey(WK), Jake Weatherald, Travis Head(C), Philip Salt, Jonathan Wells, Ryan Gibson, Michael Neser, Daniel Worrall, Wes Agar, Liam OConnor, Peter Siddle, Cameron Valente, Liam Scott, Harry Nielsen(WK), Danny Briggs, Spencer Johnson, Matt Renshaw, Matthew Short, Harry Conway