Hello and welcome to our SIX vs THU Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips. Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder will play against each other in the 48th match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.
The Sydney Sixers have been performing brilliantly so far as they have won 8 out of 11 matches and are currently at the top of the points table with 32 points. In the last game, Sydney Sixers performed well, winning it by seven wickets.
Josh Philippe has been performing brilliantly so far this season and, in the last match, batted exceptionally well, scoring 84 runs. New opener Justin Avendano hasn’t scored much in the two games he played so far. James Vince has been struggling to score runs and looked out of form in most games this season, but he batted well hitting a fifty in the last match.
Skipper Hughes has performed brilliantly in some of the matches and at the same time got out early in some of the games. Dan Christian and Jordan Silk have also been performing their roles in the middle-order, brilliantly providing brilliant finishes.
The bowlers have been performing decently so far this season. Steve O’Keefe has been the most consistent at picking up wickets. Jake Ball has also started to pick wickets, but he is very expensive with the ball. Dan Christian and Carlos Braithwaite have played a crucial role in picking up wickets at the right time in some of the matches.
Sydney Sixers would want to continue their winning momentum by winning their next game against the Thunder and stay at the top of the points table.
The Sydney Thunder have performed decently so far as they have won 6 out of 11 matches and are currently at the 5th position on the points table with a total of 23 points. In the last game, Sydney Thunder had to face disappointment as they lost by 6 wickets.
Alex Hales and Usman Khawaja have been giving a brilliant start to the inning this season. Skipper Ferguson has looked slightly out of form this season, and Oliver Davies has been having a tough time in the middle with the bat.
Sam Billings has played a couple of perfect innings, and he scored a half-century in the last match. Ben Cutting and Daniel Sams have been brilliant in their role as an all-rounder by scoring the runs and picking up the matches’ wickets.
The bowling department was once again failed to put up a good performance in the last match. Tanveer Sangha has been the most consistent wicket-taker, along with Nathan McAndrew, this season. Daniel Sams and Chris Green have also managed to put up some good performances.
Thunder have a perfect batting unit, but they need to improve a bit in their bowling performance, and they can easily get back on the top of the points table.
SIX vs THU Match Details
Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder, 48th Match, Big Bash League 2020-21.
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Date: January 22nd, 2021
Time: 1:45 PM IST
SIX vs THU Head-to-Head Records
Matches Played: 17
SIX Won: 11
THU Won: 6
No Result: 0
SIX vs THU Pitch Report
Average 1st innings score: 168
Average 2nd innings score: 133
(The average score is based on six matches played here so far this season)
The pitch is neutral, and we can expect an average score of 160 from this venue. Spinners will play a crucial in the second half of the match.
The chasing team has won three out of the six matches.
The weather will be clear skies, and there is no chance of rain during the match.
SIX vs THU Dream11 Team News
- Sixers have announced a 19-man squad for the match.
- Moises Henriques and Sean Abbott have returned to the squad and will be available for the game against Thunder.
- Thunder have announced an 18-man squad for the match against Sixers.
- Daniel Sams has been ruled out of the next three games due to an injury to his right hand.
Probable Playing XI
Josh Philippe (WK), James Vince, Moises Henriques, Daniel Hughes (C), Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Carlos Brathwaite, Sean Abbott, Stephen O’Keefe, Ben Dwarshuis, Jake Ball.
Bench: Lloyd Pope, Justin Avendano, Jackson Bird, Jack Edwards, Ben Manenti, Gurinder Sandhu, Nick Bertus, Hayden Kerr.
Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson (C), Sam Billings (wk), Alex Ross/Ollie Davies, Ben Cutting, Arjun Nair/Brendan Doggett, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green, Adam Milne, Tanveer Sangha.
Bench: Ollie Davies/Alex Ross, Brendan Doggett/Arjun Nair, Baxter Holt (wk), Matthew Gilkes, Jonathan Cook, Jason Sangha, Chris Tremain.
Top picks for SIX vs THU Dream11 Team
(11 M, 421 R, 38.27 A)
Josh Philippe will open the innings for his side and will look to play attacking cricket in the powerplay. He batted exceptionally well in the last match scoring 82 runs from 54 balls and is currently the highest run-scorer this season.
(11 M, 255 R, 25.50 A)
He generally bats at No 3 for his team and is a player who can strike the ball very well. James Vince scored 52 runs in the last match but has looked out of form in most games this season.
(11 M, 182 R, 30.33 A + 34 O, 12 W)
Dan Christian is a complete all-rounder who will bowl his four overs in the middle and death overs and do his team’s finishing duties with the bat. He scored 7* runs and managed to pick up 2 wickets in the last match.
(82 M, 1745 R, 27.27 A + 86.2 O, 18 W)
He is an all-rounder who is equally good with both bat and ball. Henriques will be playing his first match of the season.
(11 M, 282 R, 31.33 A)
Skipper Hughes is a left-handed batsman and plays according to the situation of the match. In the last game, he scored 11* runs.
(8 M, 32 R, 16 A + 25.3 0, 11 W)
Ben Dwarshuis is a brilliant bowler who can pick crucial wickets for his team in the powerplay and the death. He did not play the last match.
(5 M, 17 O, 7 W)
He is a Right-arm fast-medium bowler. Jake Ball bowled well picking up 2 wickets in the last match.
(11 M, 35 R, 7 A + 31 O, 13 W)
He is a hard-hitting all-rounder who is equally god with the bat and ball. Brathwaite bowled well in the last match picking up 2 wickets.
(10 M, 34 O, 14 W)
He is a left-arm orthodox bowler and is consistent at picking up wickets. In the last match, Steve bowled decently picking up a wicket.
(76 M, 390 R, 10.54 R + 247.4 O, 99 W)
He is a right-arm fast bowler and can also be handy with the bat down the order. Abbott will be playing his first match of the season.
(11 M, 352 R, 32 A)
Hales will open the innings for his side and will play attacking aggressively in the powerplay. Hales scored 29 runs in the last match.
(11 M, 268 R, 26.80 A)
Khawaja will open the innings along with Hales and will play attacking cricket. Khawaja scored 27 runs in the last match.
(7 M, 187 R, 26.71 A)
He is a right-handed batsman and is an excellent striker of the ball. Billings batted well scoring 50 runs in the last match.
(11 M, 270 R, 27 A)
He will bat at No 3 and will also lead the side. Ferguson scored 23 runs in the last match and has appeared out of form in the previous few matches.
(11 M, 36.3 O, 18 W)
Sangha is a young right-arm leg spinner and has been bowling brilliantly this season. He was expensive in the last match but managed to pick up 2 wickets.
(10 M, 30 O, 12 W)
Green is a right-arm off-spinner who will bowl in the powerplay and provide an early breakthrough for the team. Green was expensive and went wicketless in the last match.
(10 M, 52 R, 26 A + 34 O, 13 W)
He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a decent pace. Nathan was expensive but managed to pick up a wicket in the last match.
(8 M, 29 O, 4 W)
He is a Right-arm fast bowler and can trouble any batsman with his pace. Milne managed to pick up a wicket and struggled to pick up wickets so far this season.
(11 M, 189 R, 31.50 A + 19 O, 3 W)
Cutting is one of the best all-rounders in the T20 format in the world. Cutting will bowl 2-3 overs in the middle overs and do the team’s finishing duties. He scored only 15* runs but went wicketless in the last match.
SIX vs THU Dream11 Prediction
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Captain and Vice-captain choices
- Josh Philippe
- Daniel Christian
- Alex Hales
- Moises Henriques
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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.