The Hurricanes will lock horns against the mighty Sydney Thunder for the 42nd fixture of this year’s BBL. The Hurricanes are placed right below Sydney Thunder, on the sixth, and would be aiming to win this and leapfrog them. On the other hand, Sydney Thunder would be hoping to regain their top-four status as they walk into this encounter with the mindset, “play to win”.
Here are the match details:
- Maa tch Date and Time: 15th January 2023, 8:10 AM IST
- Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart
- Tournament: Big Bash League 2022/23
Today’s BBL Match Prediction – Hobart Hurricanes to win at 1.72
Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder – Big Bash League match prediction
As the tournament digs more profound, the fight for top-four finish keeps getting intense. In this battle, the Hurricanes have been climbing the ranks with some exceptional wins. Their most recent win came against the out-of-form, Melbourne Stars. Deciding to bowl first, the Hurricanes’ bowling unit did a commendable job. Nathan Ellis, Riley Meredith, & Faheem Ashraf picked up two wickets each. Nathan’s 2/12 overshadowed Hilton Cartwright’s 47-ball 57 as the Melbourne Stars were summoned at 131/7.
Nonetheless, chasing 132 had become a task courtesy of Liam HatcherAfter winning a toss, the scorchers decided to bowl first, a preferred decision among most teamseep his side in play. He smashed a 44-ball 70 to help his side avoid a collapse and snatch a close encounter by 2 wickets.
As for Sydney Thunder, they faced an excruciating defeat against the reigning champions. After winning a toss, the scorchers decided to bowl first, a preferred decision among most teams. They cleaned up the Thunder for a mere 111, courtesy of Andrew Tye’s 3/27. It was a magnificent display of bowling as they were about to top that with exceptional batting strokes. Stephen Eskinazi’s scintillating 26-ball 40 & Cameron Bancroft’s 44-ball unbeaten 50 helped their side clinch a 9-wicket win.
Although, the upcoming encounter will bring a spark to their ongoing rivalry. Overall, the Hurricanes have picked up 10 wins while Sydney Thunder have 8 wins under their belt. Their previous encounter on new year’s eve was in shambles as the Thunder bagged a 62-run win. In today’s big bash match prediction, we predict Hobart Hurricanes to win.
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Hobart Hurricanes– BBL match prediction
With the additions of new players, this Hurricanes side has become more lethal. Caleb Jewell has been in sublime form with the bat. He has amassed 269 runs in just 7 matches, striking well over 155. He will be accompanied by the likes of Tim David, D’Arcy Short, and Ben McDermott who can take the bowlers to the cleaners. As far the bowling is concerned, Riley Meredith has been bowling tremendously well. In his past 10 games, he has picked up 15 odd wickets and will lead the charge of the pace attack. As per our big bash league match prediction, this Hurricanes squad will be tougfirepower
Squad: Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott(w), Zak Crawley, Tim David, D’Arcy Short, Asif Ali, Mitchell Owen, Faheem Ashraf, Tom Andrews, Nathan Ellis(c), Riley Meredith
Sydney Thunder – BBL match prediction
The addition of David Warner will be immensely helpful for the Thunder. He brings in plenty of firepowers and will boost the confidence of inform batter, Oliver Davies. Davies has amassed 278 runs in his past 10 matches, striking at around 146. He will play a key role with the bat alongside the likes of Sam Whiteman, Alex Ross, etc. As for the bowlers, Daniel Sams and Nathan McAndrew have been taking care of the pace bowling unit. The former has 11 wickets in 9 games while the latter has 12 wickets in 7 games. Being accompanied by Brendan Doggett & Usman Qadir will make this an action-packed bowling lineup. Sydney will not leave the pitch without putting up a show.
Squad: Matthew Gilkes(w), Chris Green(c), David Warner, Oliver Davies, Sam Whiteman, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Brendan Doggett, Usman Qadir
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Pitch and weather Conditions
There is a 10% possibility of a downpour but negligible enough to not affect the gameplay. It will be a cloudy day with humidity fluctuating around 40-55%. The temperatures will gradually decrease from 19 to 13 degrees, making it a pleasant day for bowlers. However, that is bound to stay for initial overs as this is an excellent track to bat on. Spinners will have their say in the game's later stages as they ought to take advantage of the bigger boundary on one side. On the other hand, concerning the lightning-fast outfield, chasing will be the preferred choice after winning the toss.
Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder – Betting Tips
|Betting Tips||Betting Odds||Operator Links|
|Toss Prediction||Hobart Hurricanes to win||1.90||Bet on Parimatch|
|Top Batsman- Sydney Thunder||David Warner||2.50||Try Dafabet today|
|Match Winner||Hobart Hurricanes||1.77||Check Odds on Crickex|