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Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder

Big Bash League

Adelaide Strikers
Sydney Thunder
  • Date: 2022-12-20
  • Start Time: 13:45
  • Location: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia
  • Tournament: Big Bash League
  • Format: Big Bash League
  • Prediction By: Malcolm Richards

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  • Prediction:
    Adelaide Strikers to Win
  • Best Odds:
    Adelaide Strikers: 1.75
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In match number 9, Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Thunder will lock horns on 20th December at Adelaide Oval. This will be the second meeting between both teams and in their last fixture, Sydney Thunder made an unwanted record by getting all out for just 15 runs.

  • Sydney Thunder are coming after a second consecutive loss in the tournament
  • Adelaide Strikers will be high on confidence because of their dominating win against the same team in the last fixture
  • Sydney Thunder revived their batting quality in the last game against Renegades but still faced defeat

ADS vs THU – BBL – Venue Details

Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia

Date: 20th December 2022

Time: 1.45 PM (IST)

ADS vs THU – BBL – Team Previews

Adelaide Strikers

Adelaide Strikers are coming to play their third fixture after winning two consecutive matches in the tournament. They have already defeated Sydney Sixers in the first game and Sydney Thunder in the second fixture. Their last win was the most dominating win in the history of T20 cricket.

Henry Thornton, who showed great promise in the last season, was tipped to be a key bowler to watch out for this year. The 26-year-old right-arm fast bowler has announced his arrival on the big stage with stunning performances. Rashid Khan is another trustworthy bowler for the Strikers.

Matt Short and Jake Weatherald are two of the most reliable batters in the team. Chris Lynn has also joined Adelaide Strikers after his 11-year stint with Brisbane Heat. His presence will definitely bring some depth to the batting lineup of the Strikers.

Sydney Thunder

Sydney Thunder witnessed a disappointing end to their batting lineup against Adelaide Strikers at a very low score of 15 runs. However, they revived their style of play against the Melbourne Renegades but the team ended up losing the game.

With their collaboration, Rilee Rossouw and Alex Ross laid the groundwork for a successful conclusion. Later, Ross and Oliver Davies added 42 off 23 balls for the 6th wicket and ensured the Thunder finished with a competitive total. This performance must have boosted their confidence after what happened a few nights ago in Sydney.

Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu, and Brendan Doggett are three bowlers to look forward to. The trio will be crucial in the upcoming match.

There is no reason why Sydney Thunder can not score 175 or 180+ runs total on a good batting track. However, the opposition has an in-form bowling attack that has been phenomenal at home.

ADS vs THU – BBL – Probable Playing XI

Adelaide Strikers: Jake Weatherald, Matthew Short, Chris Lynn, Adam Hose, Colin de Grandhomme, Thomas Kelly, Harry Nielsen (wk), Rashid Khan, Wes Agar, Henry Thornton, Peter Siddle (C)

Sydney Thunder: Matthew Gilkes (wk), Alex Hales, Rilee Rossouw, Jason Sangha (C), Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Oliver Davies, Chris Green, Gurinder Sandhu, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Brendan Doggett

ADS vs THU – BBL – Toss Prediction & Match Report

Adelaide Oval is a venue which is very well known for supporting the batter. The average score at this venue is 168 plus runs. The team batting first has won 38 of the 63 domestic T20s played at this venue. The toss-winning team should opt to bat first.

ADS vs THU – BBL – Match Prediction

Adelaide Strikers are on a winning momentum and they have already dominated the opposition. It won’t be easy for the Strikers to defeat Sydney Thunder as compared to the last game but the Strikers will score a win on Tuesday.