Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction KFC Big Bash League 2019-20 - Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Thunder
The 50th match of the Big Bash League 2019-20 will be played between Sydney Thunder and Hobart Hurricanes at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart.
Sydney Thunder are placed at the fifth spot in the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with 5 wins and 6 losses from 12 games. One of their matches ended without a result which is why the Thunder have 11 points and a net run rate of - 0.236.
Hobart Hurricanes are placed at the second-last spot in the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with 4 wins and 7 losses from 12 games. They have 8 points and a net run rate of - 0.748.
D Arcy Short is the top run-scorer for Hobart Hurricanes with 248 runs from 6 innings at an average of almost 50 and a strike rate of 130. Having returned from the ODI tour of India, he will rejoin the team. Matthew Wade will open the innings alongside him as the two would expect to reproduce last edition's performances.
Qais Ahmad has been good for Hobart Hurricanes with the ball with 12 wickets from as many matches.
Alex Hales is the top run-scorer for Sydney Thunder with 339 runs from 12 innings. He has struck three half-centuries and has the best of unbeaten 85. Callum Ferguson is behind him with 314 runs from 12 innings at an average of almost 35 and a strike rate of close to 130. Usman Khawaja is next with 271 runs from 12 innings.
Among the Thunder bowlers, Daniel Sams is the highest wicket-taker of the tournament. He has 20 scalps from 12 innings at an average of 16 and an economy of 7.93. Sams has best match figures of 3/14.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Hobart Hurricanes - D Arcy Short, Matthew Wade (c), David Miller, Scott Boland, Clive Rose, Jake Doran, Ben McDermott (wk), Qais Ahmad, Macalister Wright, Thomas Rogers, Nathan Ellis
Sydney Thunder - Callum Ferguson (c), Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Chris Morris, Gurinder Sandhu, Alex Ross, Jay Lenton (wk), Arjun Nair, Brendan Doggett, Liam Bowe, Daniel Sams
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Sydney Thunder
Who will win? – Sydney Thunder
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Callum Ferguson (Sydney Thunder), D Arcy Short (Hobart Hurricanes)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Daniel Sams (Sydney Thunder), Qais Ahmad (Hobart Hurricanes)
Most Sixes – Callum Ferguson (Sydney Thunder), Matthew Wade (Hobart Hurricanes)
Player of the Match – Callum Ferguson
Team Scores Batting first – Sydney Thunder 170+, Hobart Hurricanes 160+
Match Handicap Sydney Thunder
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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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