Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction KFC Big Bash League 2019-20 - Hobart Hurricanes v Adelaide Strikers
The 43rd match of the Big Bash League 2019-20 will be played between Hobart Hurricanes and Adelaide Strikers at the Aurora Stadium in Launceston.
Hobart Hurricanes are currently placed at the second last spot in the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with 3 wins and 6 losses from 9 matches. The Hurricanes have 6 points and a net run rate of - 0.896.
The Heat will face the challenge of Adelaide Strikers in this game who are placed at the 3rd spot in the leaderboard, with 5 wins from 9 matches. One of their games was washed out which is why the Strikers have 11 points and a net run rate of + 0.664.
Alex Carey has been the leading batsman for Adelaide Strikers but he will not be available due to Australia's ODI tour of India. Travis Head has replaced the wicketkeeper as skipper. Jake Weatherald and Jonathan Wells have stepped up in Carey's absence. Both have breached the 300-run mark and have impressive strike rates.
Rashid Khan has retained his position as the leader of the Strikers' bowling attack with 16 scalps from 10 matches, including best match figures of 4/22.
D Arcy Short is the top run-scorer for Hobart Hurricanes, but he will be unavailable due to his inclusion for the ODI tour of India. Matthew Wade will open the innings in his place, who is now free after the Test series against New Zealand.
After Riley Meredith's injury, Hobart Hurricanes will look towards Scot Boland, James Faulkner and Qais Ahmad for wickets. Ahmad is currently their highest wicket-taker with 11 scalps from nine innings.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Hobart Hurricanes - Caleb Jewell, Matthew Wade (c), Ben McDermott (wk), David Miller, George Bailey, Simon Milenko, Clive Rose, Thomas Rogers, Nathan Ellis, Qais Ahmad, Scott Boland
Adelaide Strikers - Peter Siddle, Michael Neser, Jonathan Wells, Harry Conway, Travis Head (c), Matthew Short, Cameron Valente, Billy Stanlake, Philip Salt, Rashid Khan, Jake Weatherald
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Adelaide Strikers
Who will win? – Adelaide Strikers
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Jake Weatherald (Adelaide Strikers), Ben McDermott (Hobart Hurricanes)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Rashid Khan (Adelaide Strikers), Qais Ahmad (Hobart Hurricanes)
Most Sixes – Jake Weatherald (Adelaide Strikers), Ben McDermott (Hobart Hurricanes)
Player of the Match – Jake Weatherald
Team Scores Batting first – Adelaide Strikers 180+, Hobart Hurricanes 165+
Match Handicap Adelaide Strikers
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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