The table-toppers will lock horns against the fourth-placed Sydney Thunder in the quest for revenge. Earlier this season, Sydney Thunder handed a 6-wicket defeat to the Scorchers. It’ll be an exhilarating contest between the teams as they take ground at the Sydney showground stadium.
Here are the match details:
- Match Date and Time: 13th January 2023, 1:00 PM IST
- Venue: Sydney Showground Stadium
- Tournament: Big Bash League 2022/23
Today’s BBL Match Prediction – Perth Scorchers to win at 1.69
Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers – Big Bash League match prediction
Previously, the Thunders were up against the Sixers in a Sydney derby at the same venue as now. Being asked to bat first, Sydney Thunder were restricted to a mere total of 133/8. Sean Abbott’s 3/9 overshadowed Sam Whiteman’s 34-ball 42 as the Sixers need just 134 for the two points. It happened so with ease as a 42-ball 59* by Jordan Silk and a smashing 38-ball 52* by Skipper Moises Henriques helped seal the deal. Sixers won by 7 wickets with well over three overs to spare.
Meanwhile, the reigning champions went up against Brisbane heat and clinched an emphatic win. It was an unfortunate toss to lose as the out-of-form Brisbane heat was asked to bat first. Max Bryant top-scored with a 27-ball 36 and received contributions from others but could only manage 155/6 on the board. It was Jason Behrendorff who stood out from the pack and picked up 3/21. Chasing 156, the Scorchers came out all guns blazing. Josh Inglis’ 35-ball 67* alongside Aaron Hardie’s 45-ball 65* helped chase down the total in just 16.2 overs and earned an 8-wicket win for their side.
Sitting at the top of the table with the best NRR is always a good view. And, going up against the Thunder will be a competitive challenge. As per their head-to-head stats, Sydney thunder has claimed 9 wins while the inform scorchers have 7. However, this doesn’t justify the upcoming match result as the defending champions have been in some red-hot form. In today’s big bash match prediction, we predict Perth Scorchers to win.
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Sydney Thunder – BBL match prediction
It’ll take more than teamwork to get Sydney thunder the valuable two points. In this big bash league match prediction, we believe batters Alex Ross and Alex Hales could play a key role. In their recent 10 games, the former has 247 runs while the latter has 254. However, their bowling department needs to work on their previous mistakes and make this encounter worthwhile. Nathan McAndrew and Daniel Sams have been among the wickets for the Thunder. In 7 matches, Nathan has 12 wickets while Sams has picked up 11 in nine games. This is a must-win game for the Thunder to stay alive in this competition.
Squad: Matthew Gilkes(w), Alex Hales, Sam Whiteman, Oliver Davies, Daniel Sams, Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green(C), Brendan Doggett, Usman Qadir
Perth Scorchers – BBL match prediction
Perth Scorchers would be looking at all sorts of strategies to keep their opponents at bay and extend their top-spot lead. Batters Josh Inglis and Ashton Turner would play a key role in this encounter. In the past 10 games, the wicketkeeper has amassed 326 runs while the skipper has scored 271. Both have been striking well over 150 and have received plenty of support from in-form Aaron Hardie. On the other hand, their bowlers have been bowling with a good flow. With 17 wickets in just 9 games, Andrew Tye is the current leading wicket-taker of the season. Alongside him are Jhye Richardson and Jason Behrendorff, who have 15 wickets each and are placed fifth. This squad is filled with match-winners and beating them will be more than just difficult.
Squad: Stephen Eskinazi, Ashton Agar, Cameron Bancroft, Josh Inglis(w), Ashton Turner(C), Aaron Hardie, Nick Hobson, Matthew Kelly, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Peter Hatzoglou
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Pitch and weather Conditions
Sydney showground stadium will have humidity spiking around 55-70% with a cloudy sky. There are zero to no chances of precipitation while temperatures will fluctuate between 23 to 27 degrees. Meanwhile, the pitch will work immensely well in favor of the pacers. However, scoring runs won’t be difficult on the track if the batters apply themselves. Toss will play a crucial role here at this venue as chasing is the preferred option by captains.
Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers – Betting Tips
|Betting Tips||Betting Odds||Operator Links|
|Toss Prediction||Perth Scorchers to win||1.90||Bet on Parimatch|
|Top Batsman-Perth Scorchers||Cameron Bancroft||4.00||Try Dafabet today|
|Match Winner||Perth Scorchers||1.70||Check Odds on Crickex|