THU vs SYS BBL Prediction 08 Jan 2023

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Sydney Thunder vs Sydney Sixers

Big Bash League

Sydney Thunder
Sydney Sixers
  • Date: 2023-01-08
  • Start Time: 13:45
  • Location: Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney, Australia
  • Tournament: Big Bash League
  • Format: Big Bash League
  • Prediction By: Malcolm Richards

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  • Prediction:
    Sydney Sixers to Win
  • Best Odds:
    Sydney Sixers: 1.75
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On Sunday, the Big Bash League 2022-23 season will lighten up with one of the most thrilling contests. Sydney Thunder will host Sydney Sixers and both teams are in the top tier of the BBL Point table. Sydney Sixers are leading the charts and Sydney Thunder are currently in the third position.

  • Sydney Sixers have an upper hand over their opposition as they have won the last five games out of six
  • Sydney Thunder have a good depth in their batting lineup
  • Both teams need to win the game to stabilize their position in the BBL point table.

THU vs SYS – BBL – Venue Details

Venue: Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney, Australia

Date: 8th January 2023

Time: 13.45 PM (IST)

THU vs SYS – BBL – Team Previews

Sydney Thunder

Sydney Thunder witnessed a slow start to the new season of BBL. They won the first game but lost three consecutive fixtures. However, Sydney Thunder is back to the winning ways as they have won four consecutive and their total win count is five. With an NRR of +0.172 and 10 points, Sydney Thunder is sitting in the third position and they are in close competition with Perth Scorchers.

Alex Hales has been in tremendous form and will look to deliver an electrifying start along with Matthew Gilkes. With Rilee Rossouw, Oliver Davies, and Alex Ross, they have a middle order that packs a powerful punch. These players must form alliances.

Sydney Thunder has struggled with its bowling department this season. the side will like to see tight spells with the new ball from Brendan Doggett and Chris Green. Usman Qadir and McAndrew have become a deadly duo for Thunder.

Sydney Sixers

The team of Moises Henriques put on a strong performance against the Melbourne Stars in their most recent match. They chased a big total, won the game by 6 wickets, and regained the top position on the points table. Now all they have to do is win more games and maintain their position like a rock in the tournament.

James Vince and Josh Phillippe have done well in this tournament and they have given their side a good start in every game. Daniel Hughes, Moises Henriques, and Jordan Silk make a strong middle order and the trio always helps to give a huge push to the overall score.

Sean Abbott and Todd Murphy are responsible for the ferocious bowling attack. Izharulhaq Naveed, Daniel Christian, and Chris Jordan have failed to impress but the team management will be expecting them to contribute soon.

THU vs SYS – BBL – Probable Playing XI

Sydney Thunder: Chris Green (c), Matthew Gilkes (wk), Alex Hales, Rilee Rossouw, Oliver Davies, Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Joel Davies, Nathan McAndrew, Brendan Doggett, Usman Qadir

Sydney Sixers: Moises Henriques (c), Josh Philippe (wk), James Vince, Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Hayden Kerr, Sean Abbott, Chris Jordan, Todd Murphy, Izharulhaq Naveed

THU vs SYS – BBL – Toss Prediction and Pitch Report

Sydney Showground Stadium is a perfect venue for a T20 game. The pitch supports the batters but it also supports the bowlers. I has a good bounce and the bowl comes on the bat. According to past records, the toss-winning team should opt to bowl first because the chase is much easier on this ground.

THU vs SYS – BBL – Match Prediction

Sydney Sixers are stronger than the hosts and they have a much better record on the ground. Thunder are lacking in their bowling and the bowlers are finding it difficult to control the game and the economy. We predict a win for Sydney Sixers in the upcoming fixture.