The 38th match of Big Bash League (BBL 2020-21) is going to be played between Sydney Thunders and Sydney Sixers. Both the teams are playing each other for the first time in this tournament. Sixers and Thunder are placed at 1st and 2nd in the points table respectively.
THU vs SIX Big Bash League Match 38 Match Details, BBL 2020-21:
The 38th match of Big Bash League 2020-21 will be played between Sydney Thunders and Sydney Sixers at Manuka Oval, Canberra on 13th January 2021, Wednesday.
The game is scheduled to begin at 01:45 PM IST.
THU vs SIX Big Bash League Match 38 Preview, BBL 2020-21:
Thunders are coming after conceding a 17 runs loss against Perth Scorchers in their last match of the tournament. Chasing a big total of 185 runs, it looked easier for Thunders considering their past performances. Even after the collision of the top-order, wicket-keeper batsman Sam Billings knock (83 runs from 48 balls), along with Ben Cutting’s innings (31 runs) couldn’t help them cross the line.
On the other hand, Sixers are coming off a 3 wickets win against Heats in their recent match. Daniel Christian’s all-round performance with both bat and ball and skipper David Hughes innings (51 runs) helped them to reach the target with 2 balls remaining.
THU vs SIX Big Bash League Match 38 Weather Report, BBL 2020-21:
The temperature is expected to hover around 24°C, with 45% humidity and 15-19 km/hr wind speed. There are 10% chances of precipitation during the match.
THU vs SIX Big Bash League Match 38 Pitch Report, BBL 2020-21:
The Manuka Oval, Canberra is expected to be a good deck for the batters. The average score in this venue is 175. Last two matches held here saw a target of 200+ runs in the first innings. More wickets will likely to fall in the 2nd innings as compared to the first. Leg-break and Chinaman bowlers have a decent record at this ground.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
50% of the match played on this venue has been won by the team batting first.
THU vs SIX Big Bash League Match 38 Injury Update and Availability News, BBL 2020-21:
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THU vs SIX Big Bash League Match 38 Probable XIs, BBL 2020-21:
Sydney Thunders: Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson, Sam Billings, Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green, Adam Milne, Brendon Doggett, Tanveer Sangha.
Bench: Arjun Nair, Oliver Davis, Jonathan Cook, Mathew Gikes, Chris Tremain, Baxler Holt.
Sidney Sixers: Josh Phillippe, Jack Edwards, James Vince, Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Carlos Brathwaite, Steve O’ Keefe, Jackson Bird, Lloyd Pope, Jake Ball.
Bench: Hayden Kerr, Justin Avendano, Ben Manenti, Thomas Rogers, Gurinder Sandhu.
THU vs SIX Top Picks to consider in your Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Daniel Christian is a top-class all-rounder for Sixers, who can contribute massively with both bat and ball. He has already scored 61 runs and a wicket in his last match against Heats.
Josh Phillippe is the wicket-keeper batsman for Sixers, with a strike rate 90+ in T20 cricket, he will be a promising pick in this match.
Alex Hales is the leading run-getter for Thunders, he has scored 269 runs from his last 9 matches and will be among the top choices for this match
Tanveer Sangha, the young leg-break bowler of Thunders, has grabbed 15 wickets so far in this tournament and can be a punt pick in this match once again.
Usman Khawaja is the 2nd leading run-scorer for Thunders, he has scored 164 runs with an average of 32 in this tournament.
THU vs SIX Big Bash League Match 38 and Vice-Captain choices, BBL 2020-21:
Captain – Alex Hales, Daniel Christian, Callum Ferguson.
Vice-Captain – Josh Phillippe, Usman Khawaja.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for THU vs SIX Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper: Josh Phillippe, Sam Billings.
Batsmen: Alex Hales (VC), Usman Khawaja, David Hughes
All-Rounders: Daniel Christian (C), Ben Cutting, Carlos Braithwaite.
Bowlers: Steve O’ Keefe, Tanveer Sangha, Jackson Bird
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for THU vs SIX Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Josh Phillippe (C)
Batsmen – Usman Khawaja (VC), Callum Ferguson, James Vince
All-Rounders – Danial Christian, Daniel Sams, Carlos Braithwaite, Ben Cutting.
Bowlers – Chris Green, Tanveer Sangha, Ben Dwarshuis
THU vs SIX Big Bash League Match 38 Expert advice for Dream11 Team, BBL 2020-21:
With a 50% win accuracy for the team batting first, it will be a wise decision to pick top-order batsmen from both the innings. More wickets will likely to fall in the second innings as compared to the first so fill in your fantasy side with all the death over bowlers from both the teams.
THU vs SIX Big Bash League Match 38 Prediction, BBL 2020-21:
With the strong batting lineup and quality bowling unites, Sydney Thunders have an upper hand over Sydney Sixers in this match.