SIX vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction & Preview: 42nd Match, BBL 2019-20
Sydney Thunder will take on Sydney Sixers in the 42nd match of Big Bash League 2019-20 at Sydney Showground Stadium in Sydney. We will provide SIX vs THU Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.
In the last encounter between these two teams in this season, Sydney Sixers won the match by one run in the super over.
Thunder was brilliant at the start of the season and played well, but now they are struggling a bit. They are currently at the 6th position in the points table with four wins and five losses and a total of 9 points.
In the last match, bowling first, Thunder went wicketless in the power play for 44 runs. They managed to pick up the 1st wicket in the 7th over for 49 runs, but after that, they again gave away runs and picked up 2nd wicket in the 13th over. They bowled decently in the death overs and picked up two more wickets and restricted the opposition to a total of 172 runs in 20 overs. Liam Bowe bowled well and picked up two wickets for 23 runs in his four overs. Chris Morris and Nathan McAndrew picked up one wicket each.
With 173 runs to chase, Thunder lost the wicket of Khawaja in the very 1st over for a duck. In the 3rd over the in-form batsman Callum Ferguson got out by scoring just seven runs, and in the 5th over, they lost the wicket of Daniel Sams. Thunder was 30 runs for three wickets after five overs and looked in deep trouble. But in the 6th over the match was interrupted due to rain and the target was revised to 135 runs in 14 overs. Alex Hales 31 runs and Alex Ross 51 runs played brilliantly, but it wasn’t enough for the Thunder to win, and they lost the match by 12 runs.
Thunder would be hoping to win this match against the Sydney Sixers and get back to their winning ways and also climb up the points table.
Sixers are having a good time as they are currently at the 2nd position on the points table with six wins and three losses and a total of 13 points.
The last match, Sydney Sixers played was abandoned due to rain. Only 6.4 overs happened in the match. Sixers were made to bat first, where they lost two wickets in the 3rd and 4th overs. Daniel Hughes 26* runs and Moises Henriques 10* runs were on the crease when the match got abandoned.
Sydney Sixers would want to win this match against Sydney Thunder and maintain the 2nd position on the points table.
SIX vs. THU 42nd Match, Big Bash League 2019-2020
Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney
1:40 PM, 18th January 2020
Average first innings score: 141 (In the three completed games at the venue so far this season)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 1, N/R- 1
There is a good chance of rain on the match day, and thus we can expect a reduction of overs later in the match.
Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson(c), Jay Lenton(wk), Alex Ross, Chris Morris, Liam Bowe, Daniel Sams, Arjun Nair, Jonathan Cook, Nathan McAndrew, Brendan Doggett, Gurinder Sandhu.
Josh Phillippe (wk), Daniel Hughes, James Vince, Moises Henriques(c), Jordan Silk, Tom Curran, Justin Avendano, Ben Dwarshuis, Jackson Bird, Mickey Edwards, Steve Okeefe, Nathan Lyon, Lloyd Pope.
SIX vs. THU Dream11 Team News
- Sydney Thunder has named an unchanged 13-player squad for their match tomorrow.
- Gurinder Sandhu should come in the XI for McAndrew while either of Jono Cook or Arjun Nair will play.
- Sydney Sixers also has named their 13-man squad for the match against Sydney Thunder.
- Nathan Lyon and Mickey Edwards have been named into the squad replacing spinner Ben Manenti and Henry Thornton.
- Nathan Lyon will come straight into the mix in place of Manenti, while Lloyd Pope also has a slight chance in place of Steve O’Keefe.
Probable Playing XI
Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson (c), Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Chris Morris, Jay Lenton (wk), Gurinder Sandhu, Jonathan Cook/Arjun Nair, Brendan Doggett, Liam Bowe.
Bench: Nathan McAndrew, Jonathan Cook/Arjun Nair.
Josh Phillippe (wk), Daniel Hughes, James Vince, Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Tom Curran, Justin Avendano, Ben Dwarshuis, Jackson Bird, Steve Okeefe, Nathan Lyon.
Bench: Mickey Edwards, Lloyd Pope.
Top picks for SIX vs THU Dream11 Prediction
The experienced all-rounder bowls at a perfect pace and can hit big shots too. Morris picked up one wicket in the last match and scored eight runs. He has picked up 11 wickets 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 seven runs in the previous match and has scored a total of 302 runs so far in this season.
Sams is a bowling all-rounder. He bowls well but went wicketless in the last match and has picked up 17 wickets so far in this season. He is currently the leading wicket-taker in the big bash league.
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 was out for a duck in the last match and has scored a total of 247 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 scored 31 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 254 runs so far in this season.
He is a left-arm leg-spin bowler and has played only two matches so far in this season and has looked impressive. In the last match, he picked up two wickets and has picked up a total of 3 wickets so far.
He is a talented pacer and generally bowls well. Doggett can be a good pick in SIX vs. THU Dream11 Team.
He is a brilliant all-rounder. Tom is equally good with the bat as well as the ball. He did not get to bowl or bat in the last match. Tom Curran has picked up 14 wickets and scored a total of 123 runs so far in this season. He is the best to pick in the SIX vs. THU Dream11 Team.
He opens the innings for Sydney Sixers and is a destructive batsman. Philippe scored seven runs in the last match and scored a total of 277 runs so far in this season.
He is the opening batsman for Sydney Sixers alongside Josh Phillippe and is a very consistent batsman. Hughes scored 26* runs in the last match and has scored a total of 221 runs so far this season.
Skipper is an all-rounder and is generally good at batting but can bowl a few overs of medium pace too. Henriques scored ten* runs in the last match and has scored 165 runs so far in the eight innings he has played.
He is a very talented batsman and can play big innings for his team. In the last match, he scored one run and has scored a total of 200 runs so far in this season.
This left-arm medium-fast bowler has bowled exceptionally well and has picked up ten wickets so far in this season. He did not get to bowl in the last match.
The Australian right-arm spinner will be playing his 1st match this season. He hasn’t played many matches in the Big Bash League. Lyon has played only 27 games so far and has picked up 36 wickets.
He is also an attacking bowler and did not get to bowl in the last match and has picked up a total of 7 wickets so far in this season.
SIX vs THU Dream11 Prediction
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- In the wicket-keeper, Josh Philippe is good.
- In batsmen, Alex Hales, Alex Ross, and Jordan Silk are also good options.
- Moises Henriques is very good all-rounder, If you want then pick him.
- Nathan Lyon and B Doggett are also good bowlers.
- Daniel Sams, U Khawaja, and C Ferguson are also good for C and Vc.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Tom Curran, Chris Morris, Daniel Sams, Callum Ferguson, Usman Khawaja, James Vince.
For Grand Leagues: Josh Philippe, Daniel Hughes, Alex Hales.
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