Hello and welcome to our THU vs SIX Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips. Sydney Thunder and Sydney Sixers will play against each other in the 38th match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 at Manuka Oval, Canberra.
The Sydney Thunder are having a good time so far as they have won 6 out of 9 matches and are currently at the 2nd 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 17 runs.
Alex Hales and Usman Khawaja have been giving a brilliant start to the inning this season, but Hales got out early in the last game, and Khawaja scored 26 runs. Skipper Ferguson has not been able to s much in the previous two matches.
Alex Ross after a brilliant inning got out for a duck in the last match and Daniel Sams did not play the previous two games due to a concussion injury. Sam Billings batted brilliantly in the previous game scoring 83 runs from just 48 balls but couldn’t finish it.
Ben Cutting has been brilliant throughout the season batting in the lower middle-order and batted well in the last match scoring 31 runs.
The bowling performance was once again not up to the mark in the last match as they conceded runs freely and struggled to pick up wickets. Tanveer Sangha and Chris Green have been picking up wickets consistently so far this season, but in the last match, both of them went wicketless.
Nathan McAndrew has also been picking up wickets consistently from the last few matches, and Brendan Doggett bowled brilliantly in the previous game picking up four wickets.
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.
The Sydney Sixers have been performing brilliantly so far as they have won 6 out of 9 matches and are currently at the top of the points table with 25 points. In the last game, Sydney Sixers performed well winning it by three wickets.
Josh Philippe has been performing decently so far this season but has not scored much in the last two matches. Jack Edwards’s struggle with the bat continues as he got out early in the previous game. James Vince has also looked out of form in most of the games this season.
Skipper Hughes appears to be back in form after two to three matches as he scored a brilliant fifty in the last game. Dan Christian and Jordan Silk have also been performing their roles in the middle-order, brilliantly providing brilliant finishes. In the previous match, Christian batted exceptionally well as he scored 61* and led his team to victory.
The bowlers have been performing decently so far this season. Ben Dwarshuis and Steve O’Keefe have been the most consistent at picking up wickets, but in the previous game, Dwarshuis did not play due to injury, and Steve O’Keefe went wicketless.
Carlos Braithwaite and Jake Ball bowled brilliantly picking up four and three wickets respectively in the last match. Jackson Bird managed to pick up two wickets.
Sydney Sixers would want to continue their winning momentum by winning their next game against the Sydney Thunder and stay at the top of the points table.
THU vs SIX Match Details
Sydney Thunder vs Sydney Sixers, 38th Match, Big Bash League 2020-21.
Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra.
Date: 13th January 2021
Time: 01:45 PM IST
THU vs SIX Head-to-Head Records
Matches Played: 17
THU Won: 6
SIX Won: 11
No Result: 0
Average 1st innings score: 178
Average 2nd innings score: 142
(The average scores are based on the six matches played here at this venue so far this season)
The pitch is a balanced one with a bit of assistance for the pacers in the initial overs. The spinners will play a crucial role in the match.
The pitch is expected to slow down as the game progresses. A score above 165 could be considered a fighting total.
The chasing team has won three out of the six matches so far at this season.
The weather will be mostly cloudy, and there is a slight chance of rain during the match.
THU vs SIX Dream11 Team News
- Thunder have announced a 19-man squad for the match against Stars.
- Daniel Sams has recovered and is available for selection for this match against the Sixers.
- Sixers have announced an 18-man squad for the match.
- Ben Dwarshuis has recovered from a groin injury and will be available for the game against Thunder.
Probable Playing XI
Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson (C), Sam Billings (wk), Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green, Brendan Doggett, Tanveer Sangha.
Bench: Adam Milne, Arjun Nair, Ollie Davies, Baxter Holt (wk), Matthew Gilkes, Jonathan Cook, Jason Sangha, Chris Tremain.
Josh Philippe (WK), Jack Edwards, James Vince, Daniel Hughes (C), Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Carlos Brathwaite, Stephen O’Keefe, Ben Dwarshuis, Jake Ball, Lloyd Pope.
Bench: Jackson Bird, Ben Manenti, Gurinder Sandhu, Nick Bertus, Justin Avendano, Tom Rogers, Hayden Kerr.
Top picks for THU vs SIX Dream11 Team
(9 M, 269 R, 29.88 A)
Hales will open the innings for his side and will play attacking aggressively in the powerplay. Hales scored 5 runs in the last match and is one of the top five highest run-scorer so far in this season.
(7 M, 133 R, 33.25 A + 21 O, 8 W)
He is another excellent all-rounder who will bowl in the powerplay and death and be handy with the bat. He did not play the last match due to a concussion.
(9 M, 239 R, 29.87 A)
Khawaja will open the innings along with Hales and will play attacking cricket. Khawaja scored 26 runs from 12 balls in the last match.
(9 M, 244 R, 30.50 A)
He will bat at No 3 and will also lead the side. Ferguson was out for a duck in the last match.
(5 M, 122 R, 24.50 A)
He is a right-handed batsman and is an excellent striker of the ball. Billings batted brilliantly in the last match scoring 83 runs from just 48 balls.
(9 M, 30.3 O, 15 W)
Sangha is a young right-arm leg spinner and has been bowling brilliantly this season. He was expensive in the last match and also went wicketless. Sangha is one of the top 5 wicket-taker so far this season.
(9 M, 28 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 went wicketless in the last match and was also expensive.
(8 M, 35 R, 17.50 A + 29 O, 11 W)
He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a decent pace. Nathan managed to pick up 1 wicket in the last match.
(6 M, 23 O, 3 W)
He is a Right-arm fast bowler and can trouble any batsman with his pace. Milne went wicketless in the last match.
(4 M, 96 R, 32 A)
He is a right-handed batsman and generally bats in the middle-order. In the last match, Ross was out for a duck.
(9 M, 166 R, 33.20 A + 14 O, 2 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 31 runs and managed to pick up 1 wicket in the last match.
(1 M, 4 O, 4 W)
He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and consistently picks up wickets. Brendan played his first match of the season and bowled brilliantly picking up four wickets for just 22 runs.
(9 M, 273 R, 30.33 A)
Josh Philippe will open the innings for his side and will look to play attacking cricket in the powerplay. He scored only seven runs in the last match, but he is one of the top five highest-run scorers this season.
(9 M, 196 R, 24.50 A)
He generally bats at No 3 for his team and is a player who can strike the ball very well. James Vince scored only 15 runs in the last match and has looked out of form in most games this season.
(9 M, 160 R, 26.66 A + 28 O, 10 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 batted exceptionally well scoring 61* runs and managed to pick up a wicket in the last match.
(9 M, 264 R, 29.33 A)
Skipper Hughes is a left-handed batsman and plays according to the situation of the match. In the last game, he scored 51 runs and has appeared to be getting back in form.
(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 due to a groin injury.
(3 M, 10 O, 4 W)
He is a Right-arm fast-medium bowler. Jake Ball bowled well in the last match picking up 3 wickets.
(9 M, 31 R, 6.20 A + 25 O, 11 W)
He is a hard-hitting all-rounder who is equally god with the bat and ball. Brathwaite scored only 2 runs but bowled brilliantly picking up 4 wickets for just 18 runs in the last match.
(8 M, 26 O, 10 W)
He is a left-arm orthodox bowler and is consistent at picking up wickets. Steve went wicketless in the last match.
THU vs SIX Dream11 Prediction
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Captain and Vice-captain choices
- Daniel Sams
- Josh Philippe
- Daniel Christian
- Alex Hales
- Usman Khawaja