Match Prediction KFC Big Bash League 2019-20 - Perth Scorchers v Hobart Hurricanes
The 24th match of the Big Bash League 2019-20 will be played between Perth Scorchers and Hobart Hurricanes at the Perth Stadium in Perth.
Hobart Hurricanes are placed at the second last spot in the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with two wins and three losses from five games. They have four points and a net run rate of - 0.641.
They will be up against Perth Scorchers who have two wins and three losses from four games. The Scorchers have four points and a net run rate of - 0.624.
Opener D Arcy Short is the top run-scorer for Hobart Hurricanes with 145 runs from 5 innings at an average of almoat 30 and a strike rate of 120. He has scored two half-centuries, including the best of 60.
Ben McDermott has contributed 111 runs from 5 innings at an average of close 30, including unbeaten 51.
Tearaway Riley Meredith has picked up 9 wickets for Hobart Hurricanes from 5 innings. James Faulkner and Qais Ahmad have also had a couple of good games.
Mitchell Marsh is the top run-scorer for Perth Scorchers with 145 runs from 5 innings, including an unbeaten knock of 56. He has scored his runs at an average of 35+ and has struck at close to 145.
Chris Jordan is the top wicket-taker for Perth Scorchers with 8 scalps from 5 innings. He has conceded runs at an economy of 8.23 and has the best of 3/29.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Perth Scorchers - Mitchell Marsh (c), Chris Jordan, Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Turner, Ashton Agar, Fawad Ahmed, Matthew Kelly, Liam Livingstone, Jhye Richardson, Josh Inglis (wk), Cameron Green
Hobart Hurricanes - George Bailey, David Miller, James Faulkner, Clive Rose, Ben McDermott (c & wk), Simon Milenko, D Arcy Short, Qais Ahmad, Caleb Jewell, Riley Meredith, Nathan Ellis
Who will win the toss? - Perth Scorchers
Who will win? – Perth Scorchers
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – D Arcy Short (Hobart Hurricanes), Ashton Turner (Perth Scorchers)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Riley Meredith (Hobart Hurricanes), Chris Jordan (Perth Scorchers)
Most Sixes – D Arcy Short (Hobart Hurricanes), Ashton Turner (Perth Scorchers)
Player of the Match – Ashton Turner
Team Scores Batting first – Hobart Hurricanes 160+, Perth Scorchers 170+
Match Handicap Perth Scorchers
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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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