On Tuesday (12th January), Perth Scorchers and Hobart Hurricanes will compete at Perth Stadium (Perth) during the 37th match of the Big Bash League 2020/21 (BBL 10).
Hobart Hurricanes are currently in the fourth position in the BBL 10 points table while Perth Scorchers are in the fifth position in the same points table. While Hurricanes have earned 19 points in nine matches, Scorchers have collected 16 points in eight games.
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 37: Perth Scorchers vs Hobart Hurricanes – Match Preview
After remaining winless in their first four matches of this season (3 loses and 1 no result), Perth Scorchers are currently running with the four-match winning streak.
However, in-form New Zealand batsman Colin Munro is unfortunately out from the squad due to quad injury. The leading run-scorer of Perth Scorchers in this BBL 10 (237 runs in eight matches), Munro scored fifties in all the last three games. As an injury replacement for Munro, Joe Clarke has re-joined the side.
Josh Inglis and Mitchell Marsh have also played crucial roles in this BBL season as they have scored 192 runs and 187 runs respectively in eight matches. While Marsh has scored 2 half-centuries, Inglis has managed to hit it once. English cricketer Jason Roy, whose highest score in this season is 49 runs, has scored 138 runs in 5 matches.
Jhye Richardson is the joint leading wicket-taker at present in this BBL 10 with 17 wickets. Also, Andrew Tye has collected 10 wickets in eight games. These are the two most consistent bowlers of Perth Scorchers in this season.
Latest full available squad
Fawad Ahmed, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Joe Clarke, Aaron Hardie, Josh Inglis, Matt Kelly, Liam Livingstone, Mitchell Marsh, Joel Paris, Kurtis Patterson, Jhye Richardson, Corey Rocchiccioli, Jason Roy, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye
Forms in the last 5 matches (Oldest to latest): Lost, Won, Won, Won and Won
In their nine matches of this season, Hobart Hurricanes have won five times and lost four matches. Currently, they are running with two-match losing streak which they will try to end in the upcoming game.
Ben McDermott is the leading run-scorer in the BBL 10 with 299 runs in 7 matches (average 49.83; strike-rate 139.06), including two half-centuries. Also, Colin Ingram has scored 240 runs in nine matches. Apart from Ingram, Dawid Malan (175 runs in 5 matches), Tim David (193 runs in 9 matches) and D’Arcy Short (141 runs in 9 matches) all have managed to hit one half-century each in this BBL season.
Nathan Ellis has picked up 12 wickets in nine games, and Riley Meredith has got 12 wickets in eight matches. Also, Scott Boland has got 9 wickets in nine matches.
Ahead of their 10th game in this BBL season, Hobart Hurricanes have retained all their players from the last match squad.
Latest full available squad
Scott Boland, Johan Botha, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Peter Handscomb, Colin Ingram, Sandeep Lamichhane, Dawid Malan, Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, David Moody, Mitchell Owen, Wil Parker, D’Arcy Short, Nick Winter, Macalister Wright
Forms in the last 5 matches (Oldest to latest): Lost, Won, Won, Lost and Lost
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 37: Perth Scorchers vs Hobart Hurricanes – Match Prediction
In their head-to-head contest, while Perth Scorchers have won 7 matches, Hobart Hurricanes have 6 games. In their last meeting, Scorchers won the match by 77 runs and ended their four-match losing streak against Hurricanes.
Currently, Perth Scorchers are in great form which has put them ahead of Hobart Hurricanes ahead of their upcoming clash.