Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction KFC Big Bash League 2019-20 - Sydney Sixers v Sydney Thunder
The 14th match of the Big Bash League 2019-20 will be played between Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney.
Sydney Sixers are placed at the 3rd spot in the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with 2 wins and 2 losses from 4 games. The Sixers have four points and a net run rate of + 0.243
They will take on their namesake Sydney Thunder in a derby. The Thunder are currently placed at the top of the pile with two wins and one washed out game from a total of three matches. The Thunder have five points and a net run rate of + 0.847.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Josh Philippe has scored the most runs for Sydney Sixers with 129 runs from 4 innings at an average of 43. He has struck at 132 and has the best of unbeaten 81. James Vince also played one good hand of 39 the other day but has been on the slower side.
Sean Abbott has climbed to the top of the pile as far as the tournament's top wicket-takers are concerned. Abbott has picked up 9 wickets from 4 innings at an average of 13.33 and an economy of under 8, with best match figures of 3/20.
Callum Ferguson has scored 104 runs from 3 innings for Sydney Thunder at a strike rate of 160. He has the best of unbeaten 73. Usman Khawaja and Alex Hales have also contributed.
Daniel Sams has picked up 6 wickets from 3 innings and will lead the Thunder bowling attack.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Sydney Sixers - Moises Henriques (c), Steve OKeefe, James Vince, Sean Abbott, Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Josh Philippe (wk), Ben Manenti, Hayden Kerr
Sydney Thunder - Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson (c), Matthew Gilkes (wk), Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Chris Green, Arjun Nair, Nathan McAndrew, Jonathan Cook, Chris Tremain
Who will win the toss? - Sydney Sixers
Who will win? – Sydney Sixers
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Callum Ferguson (Sydney Thunder), Josh Philippe (Sydney Sixers)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Daniel Sams (Sydney Thunder), Tom Curran (Sydney Sixers)
Most Sixes – Callum Ferguson (Sydney Thunder), Daniel Hughes (Sydney Sixers)
Player of the Match – Josh Philippe
Team Scores Batting first – Sydney Thunder 170+, Sydney Sixers 185+
Match Handicap Sydney Sixers
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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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