SCO vs STR Dream11 Prediction & Player Stats: 17th Match | BBL 2020-21

Hello and welcome to our SCO vs STR Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips. Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers will play against each other in the 17th match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.

Perth Scorchers:

The Perth Scorchers had to face disappointment once again as they lost their last match by seven wickets, and they are yet to win a game this season. Scorchers are currently at the 7th position on the points table with a total of 2 points.

Josh Inglis once again got out early and has not appeared to be in good form so far this season, but his opening partner Colin Munro has been performing decently and scoring runs from the top. Mitchell Marsh looked back in form as he scored a fifty in the last match and was unbeaten at the crease.

Ashton Turner has been playing his quick innings in every match and performing consistently right from the season’s start. In the lower middle-order, Cameron Bancroft also batted well and helped the team post a decent total.

The Scorchers’ bowling performance has not been up to the mark so far this season as they have consistently failed to pick up wickets. Their bowlers went for runs in the last match, and only Jason Behrendorff, Fawad, and Aaron Hardie managed to pick up a wicket each.

Scorchers are missing the intent to win the match and have not been performing to their best level. They need to start improving their performance and start winning the games, or else it will be very tough for them in the future.

Adelaide Strikers:

Adelaide Strikers have managed to win two matches out of the four played so far and are currently at the 5th position on the points table with a total of 9 points. They won their last match by just two runs in a thrilling final over.

The opening batsman, Phil Salt, performed decently, but his partner Jake Weatherald got out early in the innings. Matt Renshaw and Jon Wells, who was going through a rough patch in the last few matches, put up a decent performance and helped the team build innings in the middle overs.

In the end, Harry Nielsen’s 28 runs helped the team to post a fighting total of 150 runs.

The bowling performance was once again brilliant in the last match, and they started picking up wickets right from the start, and they never allowed the opposition to put up a good partnership.

Everything went fine until the 14th, but after that, the opposition started scoring quickly, and the Strikers failed to pick up wickets. As a result, the opposition needed just 13 runs in the final over, but Worrall bowled brilliantly and restricted the opposition, and won the match by only two runs.

Danny Briggs was the best among the bowlers as he picked up three wickets. Siddle and Rashid managed to pick up two wickets each.

Strikers have been performing decently in their bowling department, and they have also appeared to be in their batting performance, and if they keep acting this way, they have a perfect chance of being at the top of the table.

SCO vs STR Match Details

Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers, 17th Match, Big Bash League 2020-21.

Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.

Date: December 28, 2020

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Time: 01:45 PM IST

Live Score

SCO vs STR Head-to-Head Records

Matches Played: 16

SCO Won: 8

STR Won: 8

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

Pitch Conditions

Average 1st innings score: 181 

Average 2nd innings score: 139

The pitch is considered very good for batting, and high scoring games can be expected from this venue. Spinners will play a crucial in the second half of the match.

Weather Forecast

The weather will be partly cloudy, but there is no chance of rain during the match.

SCO vs STR Dream11 Team News


  • Perth Scorchers have announced 17-man squad for the match against Strikers.
  • Jason Roy and Liam Livingstone are added in the squad.


  • Strikers have announced an 18-man squad for the match.
  • Alex Carey and Harry Conway return to the team after they were not available for selection due to border restrictions in the last game.
  • Ryan Gibson has also recovered from the hamstring strain and will be joining the squad.
  • Rashid Khan is little bit doubtful for this match as he suffered low-grade hamstring strain in the previous match against Brisbane Heat. He will be assessed before the match.

Probable Playing XI

Perth Scorchers:

Colin Munro, Jaosn Roy, Josh Inglis/Sam Whitman (WK), Mitchell Marsh, Liam Livingstone/Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Turner (C), Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Fawad Ahmed.

Bench: Matthew Kelly, Corey Rocchiccioli, Sam Whiteman/Josh Inglis (wk), Kurtis Patterson, Joel Paris, Cameron Bancroft/Liam Livingstone.

Adelaide Strikers:

Phil Salt, Jake Weatherald, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey (C & WK), Jon Wells, M Short, Rashid Khan, Daniel Worrall, Danny Briggs, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar.

Bench: Harry Nielsen, Harry Conway, Ryan Gibson, Cameron Valente, Spencer Johnson, Liam O’Connor, Liam Scott.

Top picks for SCO vs STR Dream11 Prediction


Colin Munro:

(3 M, 74 R, 24.66 A)

Colin Munro is a player to watch out for this season and opens the innings for his team. He scored 25 runs from 22 balls in the last match.  

Jason Roy:

He is a right-handed and attacking batsman. Jason Roy played 218 T20 matches and scored 5586 runs.

Josh Inglis:

(3 M, 20 R, 6.33 A)

Josh Inglis is a hard-hitting wicketkeeper-batsman and will open for his side and provide an excellent start to his team. He scored only 4 runs in the last match and has looked out of form so far in this season.

Mitchell Marsh:

(3 M, 69 R, 34.50 A)

He is a brilliant batting all-rounder but is expected to only contribute only with the bat for some matches this season. Marsh scored 52* runs from 41 balls in the last game.

Liam Livingstone:

(14 M, 425 R, 30.36 A + 8 O, 4 W)

He is a right-handed batsman and can also bowl. Livingstone played 14 BBL matches and scored 425 runs with an average of 30.

Ashton Turner:

(3 M, 86 R, 28.66 A)

Skipper Turner is a big-hitter of the ball and plays the role of a finisher in the team. He scored 23 runs from just 14 balls in the last match.

Jhye Richardson:

(3 M, 7.4 O, 3 W)

Jhye Richardson is one of Australia’s best domestic bowlers and has a bit of international experience under his belt. Richardson went wicketless in the last match.

Andrew Tye:

(3 M, 15 R, 15 A + 7.3 O, 0 W)

He is a Right Arm medium-fast bowler. Andrew Tye went wicketless in the last match and is yet to pick up a wicket in this season.

Fawad Ahmed:

(3 M, 7 O, 2 W)

He is a right-arm leg-break bowler and consistently picks up wickets. Fawad managed to pick up 1 wicket in the last match.


Jake Weatherald:

(4 M, 97 R, 32.33 A)

He is a left-handed batsman and generally opens the innings for the team. In the last match, he scored only one run.

Matt Renshaw:

(4 M, 73 R, 18.25 A + 4 O, 0 W)

He is also a left-handed batsman and can also bowl a few overs of spin if required. Renshaw batted decently, scoring 32 runs, and has appeared to be getting back in form.

Alex Carey:

(1 M, 55 R, 55 A)

Skipper Carey is the wicket-keeper batsman of the team. He did not play the last match due to border restrictions.

Rashid Khan:

(4 M, 20 R, 10 A + 16 O, 5 W)

He is one of the top leg-spinners globally and can also play some big shots down the order. Rashid Khan scored 9* runs and also managed to pick up two wickets in the last match.

Peter Siddle:

(4 M, 15.3 O, 8 W)

Siddle is a veteran right-arm fast bowler and will be leading the pace attack of the team. He was expensive in the last match but managed to pick up two wickets and is one of the leading wicket-taker so far this season.

Wes Agar:

(4 M, 16 O, 7 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and consistently picks up wickets. Agar bowled well, picking up a wicket in the last match. He has picked up wickets in every match so far in this season.

Phil Salt:

(4 M, 67 R, 16.75 A)

He is a young right-handed batsman and generally opens the innings alongside Weatherald. He scored 25 runs from 28 balls in the last match.

Jon Wells:

(4 M, 75 R, 25 A)

He is a middle-order batsman and is an excellent striker of the ball. Wells scored 31 runs from 26 balls in the last match.

Daniel Worrall:

(4 M, 63 R, 63 A + 15.5 O, 5 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a good pace. In the last match, Worrall bowled decently, picking up a wicket.

SCO vs STR Dream11 Prediction

The final Dream11 team will be updated on Telegram ⇒ Subscribe Now.

This is risky match on Dream11 for the small leagues, So it is good to play only grand leagues.

SCO vs STR Dream11 Team 17th Match BBL 2020-21
SCO vs STR Dream11 Team 17th Match BBL 2020-21

Captain and Vice-captain choices

  • Jake Weatherald
  • Jason Roy
  • Colin Munro
  • Alex Carey
  • Rashid Khan
  • Mitchell Marsh

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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