STR vs HUR Dream11 Team Prediction & Preview: 55th Match, BBL 2019-20
Adelaide Strikers will take on Hobart Hurricanes in the 55th match of Big Bash League 2019-20 at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide. We will provide STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.
The last head-to-head encounter between both teams in Big Bash League 2019-20 was won by Adelaide Strikers by 10 runs.
Strikers are currently having a good as they are at 3rd position on the points table with 8 wins and 4 losses and a total of 17 points and they have qualified for the playoffs this season.
In the last match, batting first Strikers started their innings brilliantly by scoring 60 runs in the power play without losing any wickets. In the 8th overs, they lost their 1st wicket of Weatherald who scored 35 runs in 24 balls. Philip Salt got out in the 10th over after playing a brilliant inning of 59 runs from 31 balls. After that Travis Head 35 runs and Alex Carey, 25 runs batted sensibly and maintained a good run rate. In the end, Jonathan Wells scored 23* runs and helped Strikers post a total of 181 runs in 20 overs.
With 181 to defend, Strikers picked up 1 wicket in the power play for 44 runs. They never allowed the opposition to score freely and picked up another wicket in the 9th over. After 11 overs they started picking up wickets at regular intervals and never allowed any partnership to build which resulted in the opposition scoring only 165 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 7 wickets and Strikers won the match by 16 runs. Wes Agar bowled brilliantly and picked up 3 wickets for 36 runs in his 4 overs. Billy Stanlake also bowled well and picked up 2 wickets. Peter Siddle and Rashid Khan picked up 1 wicket each.
They would be hoping to win this match against Hobart Hurricanes and settle at the 2nd position on the points table.
Hurricanes are currently in a tricky position as they are currently at the 5th position on the points table with 6 wins and 7 losses and a total of 12 points.
In the last match, batting first Hurricanes lost the wicket of D’Arcy Short for a duck in the very 1st over. But Mathew Wade 56 runs and Mac Wright 64 runs batted brilliantly and added 97 runs to the 2nd wicket. In the end, Ben McDermott 12 runs and George Bailey 29 runs batted brilliantly and helped Hurricanes post a total of 185 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 6 wickets.
With 185 runs to defend, Hurricanes picked up 1 wicket for 55 runs in the power play. They picked up another wicket in the 8th over but the opposition scored 100 runs in 12 overs and it looked like it was going to be a very close match but Hurricanes bowled brilliantly after the 12th over and picked up 8 wickets for just 28 runs and got the opposition all out for 128 runs in 17.3 overs. D’Arcy Short bowled extremely well and picked up 5 wickets for just 21 runs in his 4 overs. Scott Boland picked up 2 wickets, James Faulkner and Nathan Ellis picked up 1 wicket each.
Hurricanes need to win this match against Strikers because if they lose this match then there is a chance that they would be out of the competition for playoffs.
STR vs HUR, 55th Match, Big Bash League 2019-20
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
1:40 PM, 26th January 2020
Average 1st innings score: 148 (In the last 5 games at the venue so far this season)
Average 2nd innings score: 134 (In the last 5 games at the venue so far this season)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 3
The pitch is considered to be very good for batting but at the same time, a lot of wickets have been taken at this venue in this season. There have not been any high scoring matches here at this venue so far.
Adelaide Strikers have won 4 out of the 6 matches that have been played in Adelaide Oval.
There are no chances of rain on the match day.
Jake Weatherald, Philip Salt, Travis Head (C), Alex Carey(wk), Jonathan Wells, Rashid Khan, Matthew Short, Liam O’Connor, Peter Siddle, Harry Conway, Billy Stanlake, Michael Neser, Wes Agar.
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.
STR vs HUR Dream11 Team News
- Adelaide Strikers have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the match against Hobart Hurricanes.
- Hobart Hurricanes are also going with an unchanged 13-man squad for this match.
Probable Playing XI
Jake Weatherald, Philip Salt, Travis Head (C), Alex Carey (wk), Jonathan Wells, Matthew Short, Rashid Khan, Michael Neser, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar, Billy Stanlake.
Bench: Liam O’Connor, Harry Conway.
Matthew Wade (c), D’Arcy Short, Mac Wright, David Miller, Ben McDermott (wk), George Bailey, James Faulkner, Clive Rose, Nathan Ellis, Qais Ahmad, Scott Boland.
Bench: Jake Doran, Tom Rogers.
Top picks for STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction
Skipper is a left-hand batsman and can bowl a few overs of spin too. He has played 6 matches so far in this season and scored 149 runs and picked up 3 wickets so far in this season. Travis Head scored 35 runs in the last match.
He is the wicket-keeper batsman for Strikers and missed few matches this season due to national duty. Carey played 9 games in this season and scored a total of 324 runs so far in this season. In the last match, he batted sensibly and scored 25 runs.
This left-handed batsman has started this season well and played a sensible knock whenever required for his team. In the last match, he scored 35 runs and has scored a total of 387 runs so far in this season.
He is one of the best leg-spinner in the world in the T20 format. Rashid Khan can also hit some big shots batting down the order. In the last match, he scored one run and picked up 1 wicket. Rashid has already picked up 18 wickets and scored a total of 116 runs so far in this season.
He is a very consistent batsman and had a perfect last season. Wells has continued his form in this season too and scored 23* runs in the previous match and scored a total of 429 runs so far in this season.
He is a bowling all-rounder who can score some handy runs down the order. M Neser went wicketless in the last match and picked up a total of 8 wickets so far in this season.
This veteran pacer bowls at a perfect pace and can pick up wickets at a crucial time. Siddle picked up 1 wicket in the last match and has picked up a total of 17 wickets so far in this season.
He is an attacking opener and has plenty of match-winning knocks in County Cricket. He struggles heavily against spin bowling and has been able to play only 3 good knocks yet in this season. In the last match, he scored 59 runs from 31 balls and has scored a total of 290 runs this season.
He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a good pace. Wes Agar has bowled decently and has picked up 16 wickets so far in this season. He bowled brilliantly and picked up 3 wickets in the last match.
He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a good pace but he was not played in some of the matches due to poor form. Billy played the last match and bowled pretty well and picked up 2 wickets. He has played 9 matches this season but has picked up only 4 wickets so far.
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 7 matches so far and scored 248 runs which include a century. In the last match, he was out for a duck but bowled brilliantly and picked up 5 wickets and was awarded Man of the Match.
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 206 runs so far and scored 56 runs from 34 balls in the last game.
He is wicket-keeper batsman for Hobart Hurricanes this season. Ben scored 12 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 248 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 5 matches this season due to injury and has picked up 8 wickets so far in the matches he played. In the last match, he managed to pick up 1 wicket.
He is a very talented left-hand batsman and generally plays in the middle order. Miller is in poor form recently and scored 6 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 198 runs so far in this season.
He is a very talented leg-spinner from Afghanistan. Qais went wicketless in the last match but 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 8 matches this season. Boland picked up 2 wickets in the last game and has picked up a total of 12 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 9 wickets this season.
STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- You can pick Jack Weatherald to J Wells and Scott Boland To Rashid Khan.
- In the wicket-keeper, both Alex Carey and Matthew Wade are good.
- In batsmen, Jonathan Wells and David Miller are also good options.
- James Faulkner and Michael Neser are also good all-rounders.
- Rashid Khan, Qais Ahmed and Billy Stanlake are also good bowlers.
- Matthew Wade, Jake Weatherald, and Rashid Khan are also good for C and Vc.
Captain and Vice-Captain
D’Arcy Short, Travis Head, Mathew Wade, Rashid Khan, Jake Weatherald, Alex Carey, James Faulkner.
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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.