HUR vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction & Preview: 50th Match, BBL 2019-20
Hobart Hurricanes will take on Sydney Thunder in the 50th match of Big Bash League 2019-20 at Bellerive Oval in Hobart. We will provide HUR vs THU Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview, and Probable Playing XI.
Hurricanes are having a tough time this season as they are currently at 7th on the points table with 4 wins and 7 losses and a total of 9 points.
In the last match, batting first Hurricanes started off their innings brilliantly as Mathew Wade scored 66 runs from 29 balls and Macalister Wright scored 70* runs from 50 balls. They scored 78 runs in the power play without losing any wicket. In the middle overs, they lost few wickets and their run rate got a little slow but in the end, Ben McDermott played brilliantly by scoring 38* runs from 19 balls and helped the Hurricanes post a total of 190 runs in 20 overs.
With 190 runs to defend, Hurricanes picked up a wicket in the 2nd over for just 9 runs and put pressure but after that, they gave away runs and were able to pick up the 2nd wicket in the 11th over. They put pressure after that wicket but in the death overs they gave away runs and it looked like they would lose the match as Hurricanes had to defend 11 runs in the final over. Nathan Ellis bowled brilliantly in the last over and gave only 6 runs restricting the opposition to a total of 186 runs and won the match by 4 runs. Qais Ahmad, Thomas Rogers, Clive Rose, and Nathan Ellis picked up 1 wicket each.
Hurricanes need to win this match against the Sydney Thunder to keep their hopes alive for playoffs.
Thunder is in a slightly tricky position currently in the tournament as they are at 6th position on the points table with 5 wins and 6 losses and a total of 11 points.
In the last match, batting first Thunder lost the wicket of Khawaja for 11 runs in the 4th over and they managed to score 32 runs in the power play. Thunder never found the momentum in the innings and felt difficulty in scoring the runs. Arjun Nair 11 runs and Alex Ross 22* runs played decently but it was Alex Hales who alone played magnificently and scored 85 runs in 59 balls and helped the Thunder to post a total of 153 runs in 20 overs.
With 153 runs to defend, Bowlers just went for runs right from the start of the innings and gave away 136 runs for the 1st wicket in 13 overs. In the 14th over they picked up a wicket but it was too late by then as the opposition chased down the target in 16 overs and Thunder had to face a defeat by 8 wickets. Gurinder Sandhu and Chris Morris picked up 1 wicket each.
Thunder would want to win this match against Hobart Hurricanes so that they ensure a place in the play offs.
HUR vs THU, 50th Match, Big Bash League 2019-20
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
12:40 PM, 24th January 2020
Average first innings score: 178 (In the 3 games at the venue so far this season)
Average second innings score: 142 (In the 3 games at the venue so far this season)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 1, Lost – 2
The pitch is generally considered good for batting. Three matches have been played here this season and many runs were scored here and Hurricanes managed to win only one game. A lot of wickets have also been picked up here so there is something for the bowlers too on this pitch.
There is a slight chance of rain on the matchday but it shouldn’t bother the happenings of the match.
Matthew Wade(c), D’Arcy Short, Mac Wright, George Bailey, Ben McDermott (wk), David Miller, James Faulkner, Clive Rose, Nathan Ellis, Qais Ahmad, Scott Boland, Tom Rogers, Jake Doran.
Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson(c), Jay Lenton(wk), Alex Ross, Chris Morris, Liam Bowe, Daniel Sams, Arjun Nair, Jonathan Cook, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Tremain, Gurinder Sandhu.
HUR vs THU Dream11 Team News
- They have named a 13-man squad for their match against the Sydney Thunder.
- D’Arcy Short and James Faulkner return to the squad replacing Caleb Jewell and Jake Reed. They will come straight into the playing XI for Jake Doran and Thomas Rogers/Clive Rose.
- They have also named a 13-man squad for their match against the Hobart Hurricanes.
- Chris Tremain has been named into the squad replacing Brendan Doggett.
- Jonathan Cook can replace Liam Bowe in the playing XI.
Probable Playing XI
Matthew Wade (c), D’Arcy Short, Mac Wright, David Miller, Ben McDermott (wk), George Bailey, James Faulkner, Clive Rose/Tom Rogers, Nathan Ellis, Qais Ahmad, Scott Boland.
Bench: Jake Doran, Tom Rogers/Clive Rose.
Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson (c), Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Chris Morris, Jay Lenton (wk), Arjun Nair, Gurinder Sandhu, Chris Tremain, Liam Bowe/Jono Cook.
Bench: Jonathan Cook/Liam Bowe, Nathan McAndrew.
Top picks for HUR vs THU Dream11 Prediction
He is a left-handed opening batsman for Hurricanes and can also bowl a few overs of spin. Short missed few matches this season due to national commitments and has played only 6 matches so far and scored 248 runs which include a century.
He is a left-handed wicket-keeper batsman and had a perfect last season. Wade scored 592 runs in 15 innings in the previous season. This season he has scored 151 runs so far and scored 66 runs from 29 balls in the last game.
He is wicket-keeper batsman for Hobart Hurricanes this season. Ben scored 38* runs from 19 balls in the last match and has scored a total of 236 runs so far in this season.
He is a bowling all-rounder who can be handy with the bat down the order. Faulkner played only 4 matches this season due to injury and has picked up 7 wickets so far in the matches he played.
He is a very talented left-hand batsman and generally plays in the middle order. Miller is in poor form recently and scored 11 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 192 runs so far in this season.
He is a very talented leg-spinner from Afghanistan. Qais picked up 1 wicket in the last match and has bowled well in the other games and has picked up a total of 12 wickets so far in this season.
He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and has played 7 matches this season. Boland went wicketless in the last game and has picked up a total of 10 wickets so far in this season.
He is a bowling all-rounder and can score some handy runs down the order. Ellis has performed decently so far in the tournament. In the last match, he picked up 1 wicket and has picked up a total of 8 wickets this season.
Sams is a bowling all-rounder. He bowls well but went wicketless in the last match and has picked up 20 wickets so far in this season. He is currently the leading wicket-taker in the big bash league.
The experienced all-rounder bowls at a perfect pace and can hit big shots too. Morris picked up 1 wicket in the last match. He has picked up 14 wickets so far in this season.
This left-handed batsman is a good striker of the ball and plays according to the situation of the innings. He opens the batting for Sydney Thunder and scored 11 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 284 runs so far in this season.
Skipper Ferguson bats at one down for Sydney Thunder and had continued his form from the last season and scored 4 runs in the previous match and has scored a total of 314 runs so far in this season.
He is an opening batsman alongside Khawaja and is known for his big-hitting. Once he gets comfortable on the crease, he can smash bowlers all around the park. Hales played brilliantly by scoring 85 runs from 59 balls in the last match and has scored a total of 339 runs so far in this season.
Pacer Sandhu has immense talent to outperform batsmen with his pace. He can also contribute with the bat when required and he managed to pick up a wicket in the last match.
He is a right-hand batsman and bats in the middle order sensibly according to the situation of the match. Ross scored 22* runs in the previous match and has scored 239 runs in the 10 innings he has batted.
HUR vs THU Dream11 Prediction
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- In the wicket-keeper, Ben McDermott is also good.
- In batsmen, Usman Khawaja and Callum Ferguson are other good options.
- James Faulkner is also a good All-rounder.
- Qais Ahmed, Gurinder Sandhu, and Chris Tremain are also good bowlers.
- Daniel Sams, Usman Khawaja, and Alex Hales are also good for Captain or Vice-captain in Dream11 Team.
Captain and Vice-Captain
D’Arcy Short, Mathew Wade, Daniel Sams, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson, Chris Morris, Alex Hales.
For Grand Leagues: David Miller.
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