Of their final assembly, the Scorchers thumped the Sixers by 86 runs.
From being on the backside half of the factors desk, the Perth Scorchers have raised their sport dramatically within the ongoing version of the BBL. The Ashton Turner-led unit have gained 5 matches in a row and are positioned third within the factors desk with 20 factors from 9 video games.
Their subsequent encounter is in opposition to Daniel Hughes’ Sydney Sixers on Saturday, January 16 on the Manuka Oval in Canberra. Of their earlier assembly, the Scorchers crushed the Sixers by 86 runs. The Sixers, however, are sitting fairly on prime of the factors desk with 29 factors.
With 4 league matches left, they are going to be wanting finish the league stage atop the ladder. The Sixers, nonetheless, are in first rate type, having crushed the Brisbane Warmth and Sydney Thunder of their final two video games. The sport is predicted to be a thriller.
Pitch and Situations
The pitch in Canberra has been a superb one for batting. The bowlers haven’t had a lot in it to cheer for. The groups batting second have tended to dominate fairly a bit, successful 5 out of eight matches.
Shot making gained’t be a tricky job on the Manuka Oval. There are not any possibilities of rain in any respect. The temperature might be round 21 levels Celsius with the humidity within the low-30s.
Common first-innings rating
171 (eight accomplished T20 matches in BBL 2020-21)
File of the chasing groups
Gained – 5; Misplaced – 3
Enjoying Combos for SIX vs SCO
Josh Philippe (WK), Justin Avendano, James Vince, Daniel Hughes (C), Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Carlos Brathwaite, Steve O’Keefe, Jackson Fowl, Jake Ball, Lloyd Pope
Bench– Hayden Kerr, Ben Manenti, Nicholas Bertus, Ben Dwarshuis, Thomas Rogers, Gurinder Sandhu, Jack Edwards
Jason Roy, Liam Livingstone, Josh Inglis (WK), Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Turner, Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Fawad Ahmed, Kurtis Patterson
Bench– Joe Clarke, Mitchell Marsh, Matthew Kelly, Joel Paris, Corey Rocchiccioli
Possible Prime Performers for SIX vs SCO
Josh Philippe– Sydney Sixers
Josh Phillippe has been in jaw-dropping type within the ongoing BBL. He has opened the batting and is likely one of the main causes behind the Sixers’ dominance within the match.
He’s their main run-scorer with 337 runs from 10 matches at a median and strike-rate of 33.70 and 145.88 respectively. The 64-run knock he performed in opposition to the Sydney Thunder ought to hold him in good stead.
Liam Livingstone– Perth Scorchers
Liam Livingstone has been a confirmed performer in T20 cricket through the years. However within the first 4 matches of the continued BBL, he couldn’t get going. His strike-rate was additionally a matter of concern because it was merely round a run-a-ball.
Nonetheless, within the Scorchers’ final sport in opposition to Hobart Hurricanes, he put forth his A-game. Opening the batting, Livingstone managed 54 off 39 with 4 fours and as many sixes.
Match timings – 06:40 PM native time, 01:10 PM IST
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The prediction is for the staff, batting second to win the match.