Perth Scorchers
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Defending champions Perth Scorchers take on Sydney Thunder in match 29 of the ongoing BBL 2022-23 season. This is the second of the two games on January 4. The match starts from 7.45 IST. 

Perth Scorchers and Sydney Thunder are the top two teams in the current points table. Scorchers are at the top with five wins from six games. Thunder are placed second with four wins from seven games. 

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Faf du Plessis BBL
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The Scorchers have lost only one game in the season against the Hobart Hurricanes. Sydney’s three losses so far have came against Adelaide Strikers twice and Melbourne Renegades Faf du Plessis is the most senior batter in the side. Alongside him, Josh Inglish and Cameron Bancroft are the two key batters in the lineup. Tymal Mills, Andrew Tye and Jason Beherendorff are the key bowlers in the side. The Scorchers have more experience T20 players in the side. The presence of Faf is a big plus in the side given that he has played a wealth of T20 cricket. A close comparison will prove that the Scorchers have better skillful bowlers than their opponents. Ashton Turner is leading Perth Scorchers.

Alex Hales
Alex Hales. Image-Twitter.

Alex Hales and Rilee Rossouw are the key batters in the side. David Warner too is a part of the side but is not playing due to his national commitments. They have a slightly weaker bowling attack with no reputed overseas bowler in the squad. Sydney Thunder is being led by Chris Green another Australia all-rounder.

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Perh Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder Head To Head 

Matches Played Perth Scorchers Won Sydney Thunder Won
15 7 8

Recent Venue Records ( Perth Stadium, Perth)

Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder Prediction- Who Will Win Today PS vs ST BBL Match? BBL 2022-23, Match 29
Optus Stadium in Perth. (Credits: Twitter)

STATS – T20

Total matches 7

Matches won batting first 2

Matches won bowling first 5

Average 1st Inns scores 133

Average 2nd Inns scores 134

Highest total recorded 208/6 (20 Ov) by ENG vs AUS

Lowest total recorded 112/10 (19.4 Ov) by AFG vs ENG

Highest score chased 158/3 (16.3 Ov) by AUS vs SL

Lowest score defended 130/8 (20 Ov) by ZIM vs PAK

Who Will Score Most Runs For Sydney Thunder: Alex Hales / Rilee Rossouw

Who Will Take Most Wickets For Sydney Thunder: Daniel Sams / Chris Green

Who Will Score Most Runs For Perth Scorchers: Faf du Plessis/ Cameron Bancroft

Who Will Take Most Wickets For Perth Scorchers: Jhye Richardson/ Tymal Mills

Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder Prediction- Who Will Win Today PS vs ST BBL Match? BBL 2022-23, Match 29

The head to head stat is very even between the two sides in the past 15 games. Scorchers being the defending champions have an edge over the Thunder.

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