ABOUT THE MATCH
The 46th fixture of Big Bash League(BBL) 2019-20 is scheduled for Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder on January 20th, 2020. The match is going to be held at Perth Stadium – Perth, Australia, and the live telecast will begin from 06:40 PM (local time).
This is the first match between both the teams, Perth Scorchers are placed 5th place on the points table with 5 wins out of 11 matches whereas Sydney Thunder is in the 4th place with 5 wins out of 11 matches.
Due to the pitch conditions, the toss winning team will likely opt to bowl first but most of the matches played here were won by the first batting side.
PITCH AND CONDITIONS
Usually, this stadium provides a good pitch for the batsman, But Perth Scorchers had struggled last time.
- In the last match with Melbourne, Stars Scorchers had lost their match by 10 runs.
- Openers Josh Inglis and Liam Livingstone had failed to score minimum runs as they got out at 12 and 18 runs, respectively.
- Cameron Bancroft, who came to bat at no. 3, had scored 32 runs off 44 balls.
- Kurtis Patterson looked good with his 20 off 17 balls.
- Coming to the bowling unit, Matthew Kelly bagged 3 wickets.
- Jhye Richardson and Fawad Ahmed had taken one wicket each.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI Perth Scorchers
Liam Livingstone, Josh Inglis (wk), Cameron Bancroft, Mitchell Marsh (c), Tim David, Cameron Green, Aaron Hardie, Chris Jordan, Jhye Richardson, Matthew Kelly, Fawad Ahmed
- Sydney Thunders are here as following a win in their last match against Sydney Sixers by 4 runs in (DLS method).
- The opener Usman Khawaja scored 13 runs off 14 balls with 2 boundaries.
- In the bowling unit, Chris Morris had taken 2 wickets and Daniel Sams had bagged 3 wickets.
- Gurinder Sandhu and Brendan Doggett claimed 1 wicket each.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI Sydney Thunder
Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson (c), Daniel Sams, Alex Ross, Chris Morris, Jay Lenton (wk), Nathan McAndrew, Gurinder Sandhu, Brendan Doggett, Liam Bowe
Perth Scorchers: Josh Inglis, Liam Livingstone, Mitchell Marsh, and Kurtis Patterson
Sydney Thunder: Alex Hales, Calum Ferguson, Usman Khawaja, Chris Morris, and Daniel Sams
CAPTAIN AND VICE-CAPTAIN SELECTION:
Captain – Mitchell Marsh, Alex Hales, Daniel Sams
Vice-Captain – Usman Khawaja, Josh Inglis, Calum Ferguson, Chris Morris, Jhye Richardson
HERE IS THE DREAM 11 TEAM:
|BATSMEN||ALL ROUNDER||WICKET KEEPER||BOWLER|
|Usman Khawaja||Mitchell Marsh (VC)||Josh Inglis||Fawad Ahmed|
|Callum Ferguson||Daniel Sams (c)||Jhye Richardson|
|Liam Livingstone||Chris Morris||Nathan McAndrew|
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