Perth Scorchers and Sydney Thunder will face each other for the second time this season on Saturday (9th January). Perth Stadium (Perth) will host this 34th match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10).
Canberra hosted their first meeting this season on 22nd December 2020, which was the 12th game of the BBL 10. Thunder won that game by 7 wickets.
At present, Sydney Thunder are on top of the BBL 10 points table while Perth Scorchers are in the seventh position. While Thunder have earned 22 points in 8 matches, Scorchers have collected 13 points in 7 matches.
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 34: Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder
– Weather Forecast
This 34th match of the BBL 10 will be played at Perth Stadium (Perth). This match has been scheduled to begin at 04:15 PM (16:15) local time on Saturday (9th January).
According to AccuWeather forecast, there is no chance of raining on Saturday. During the match time, the weather will be partly sunny.
According to this weather forecast, the match time temperature can be between 30°C and 24°C. So, the cricket fans can expect another good uninterrupted BBL match on Saturday.
– Pitch Report
Perth Stadium (Perth) will host this match between Perth Scorchers and Sydney Thunder. This venue has already hosted three matches in the ongoing BBL season, and all those matches were played in this month.
In all those three matches of this season, the first batting teams claimed big wins. The winning margins at this venue in this season were 96 runs, 86 runs and 39 runs respectively. In the first two games, while the first batting teams scored 180+ totals, the chasing teams even failed to manage the three-figure totals. Perth Scorchers won both those first two games at this venue.
In the third match of this season at this venue, while Sydney Thunder scored 167/5 (20 overs), Hobart Hurricanes managed to reply with 128/8. So, both Scorchers and Thunder have claimed win this season at this venue.
So, the toss winning captain is likely to try defend the total.