THU vs STR Dream11 Prediction | Knockout Match | Top Fantasy Picks

Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers will play in the Knockout game of the Big Bash League 2021-22 at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne. We will cover THU vs STR Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.

Sydney Thunder:

Sydney Thunder finished at the 3rd position on the Big Bash League with nine wins and five losses and a total of 35 points.

Usman Khawaja and Alex Hales batted well scoring 77 runs and 44 runs and provided a good partnership. In the middle-order, Jason Sangha, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, and Matthew Gilkes. In the end, Cutting and McAndrew scored some runs and helped Thunder to post a good total.

The bowlers made a comeback in the last match as Gurinder Sandhu and Tanveer Sangha picked up three and two wickets respectively. Daniel Sams got one wicket.

Sydney Thunder has performed well this season and would be hoping to win the knockout.

Adelaide Strikers:

Adelaide Strikers made a strong comeback towards the end of the league stage and qualified for the playoffs with 28 points.

The openers, Alex Carey and Matthew Short scored 67 and 89 runs and put up a brilliant partnership. All the remaining batsmen failed to score even more than ten runs.

The bowlers did a great job by getting the opposition all-out. Skipper Peter Siddle picked up four wickets in the last match. Harry Conway, Henry Thornton picked up two wickets, and Matthew Short, Fawad Ahmed picked up one wicket each.

Strikers have won five consecutive matches and would be hoping to win the Knockout.

THU vs STR Match Details

Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers, Knockout, Big Bash League 2021-22.

Date: 22nd January 2022.

Time: 01:45 PM IST.

Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.

THU vs STR Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 172

Average second innings score: 155

(The average score is based on ten matches played at this venue this season.)

MCG has produced high-scoring games in recent matches. The batsmen have enjoyed batting in the 1st innings but struggled to score runs in the 2nd innings. 

(The chasing team has won five out of the ten matches played at this venue this season.)

THU vs STR Head to Head

Matches Played: 17

THU Won: 9

STR Won: 7

Tied: 0

No Result: 1

THU vs STR recent form

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THU vs STR Dream11 Team News


  • Thunder has announced a 19-player squad for the Knockout.


  • Strikers have named a 16-player squad for the Knockout.

Probable Playing XI

Sydney Thunder:

Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja (C), Jason Sangha, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Matthew Gilkes, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green, Gurinder Sandhu, Tanveer Sangha.

Bench: Arjun Nair, Jonathan Cook, Chris Tremain, Sam Whiteman, Ollie Davies, Brendan Doggett, Lachlan Hearne, Baxter Holt.

Adelaide Strikers:

Alex Carey (WK), Matthew Short, Travis Head, Ian Cockbain, Matt Renshaw, Jon Wells, Thomas Kelly, Henry Thornton, Peter Siddle (C), Harry Conway, Fawad Ahmed. 

Bench: Daniel Worrall, Liam Scott, Liam O’Connor, Harry Nielsen, Jake Weatherald.

Top picks for THU vs STR Dream11 Prediction


Usman Khawaja:

(1 M, 77 R, 77 A)

Skipper Khawaja played the first match of the season and scored 77 runs from 51 balls in the last game.

Alex Hales:

(12 M, 374 R, 34 A)

Hales batted destructively scoring 44 runs from 22 balls in the last match.

Daniel Sams:

(11 M, 190 R, 21.11 A + 51 O, 19 W)

Sams was out for a duck in the last match but managed to pick up a wicket. He is very good Captain choice in THU vs STR Dream11 Team.

Jason Sangha:

(11 M, 384 R, 48 A + 3 W)

Jason Sangha looks slightly out of form as he scored only two runs in the last match.

Gurinder Sandhu:

(10 M, 35.1 O, 16 W)

Sandhu has performed well this season and picked up three wickets for 33 runs in the last match.

Tanveer Sangha:

(11 M, 36.3 O, 14 W)

Sangha performed well after a couple of matches and picked up two wickets in the last game.

Nathan McAndrew:

(13 M, 45 O, 12 W)

McAndrew was expensive and went wicketless in the last match.


Alex Carey:

(1 M, 67 R, 67 A)

Carey played his first match of the season and smashed 67 runs from 45 balls.

Matthew Short:

(14 M, 448 R, 34.46 A + 36.1 O, 7 W)

Short is the leading run-scorer for Strikers and scored 89 runs from 48 balls and picked up a wicket. Matthew Short is also a very good Captaincy choice in THU vs STR Fantasy Team.

Peter Siddle:

(15 M, 55.5 O, 27 W)

Skipper Siddle is the leading wicket-taker this season and picked up four wickets for 32 runs in the last game.

Henry Thornton:

(5 M, 18 O, 10 W)

Thornton is a right-arm fast bowler and has performed brilliantly this season and picked up two wickets in the last game.

Fawad Ahmed:

(11 M, 44 O, 11 W)

Fawad is a right-arm leg-break bowler and managed to pick up a wicket in the last game.

Jon Wells:

(15 M, 421 R, 35.08 A)

Wells bats in the middle-order and is in good form this season but scored 12* runs in the last match.

Ian Cockbain:

(4 M, 126 R, 63 A)

Cockbain is a decent striker of the ball and has played well in one of the matches this season.

THU vs STR Dream11 Team Prediction

A Carey

U Khawaja, A Hales, J Sangha

D Sams (Vc)
, M Short (C), T Head

G Sandhu, N McAndrew, H Thornton, H Conway

THU vs STR Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • I have dropped P Siddle due to credit issue, If you want then pick him.

Captain and Vice-Captain (THU vs STR Today Match Prediction)

  • Matthew Short
  • Daniel Sams
  • Alex Carey
  • Usman Khawaja
  • Alex Hales
  • Peter Siddle

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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