The 12th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 will be played between Perth Scorchers and Sydney Thunder at the Manuka Oval, Canberra on Tuesday. This will be the first encounter between these two franchises in the 10th season of BBL.
Both the teams are placed in the bottom half of the BBL 2020-21 points table right now, but there are still plenty of matches left to turn things around. Both teams will try to win and get their BBL 2020 campaign up and running.
Sydney Thunder News
Sydney Thunder are placed at the 6th spot in the BBL 10 points table. They have three points with one win and one loss. Sydney Thunder returns to action after a week long break. In their last game, Daniel Sams played a brilliant innings and pulled off a big chase of 179 runs against Brisbane Heat.
Adam Milne return will strengthen the bowling attack, as he has recovered from the injury. Daniel Sams is the best bowler with 4 wickets with an economy rates of 8. Callum Ferguson and Alex Hales are also expected to return to form after getting dismissed for ducks in the last game. Nathan McAndrew will not be available.
Perth Scorchers News
Perth Scorchers are placed at the 7th spot in the BBL 10 points table. They have 2 points with one loss and other abandoned due to rain. The Perth Scorchers might have registered their first victory of this season against the Melbourne Stars but the match was abandoned before a decision due to rain.
Ashton Turner and Colin Munro are in form as both played a good innings the previous game. Munro scrored 49 runs off 36 balls and Turner scored 39 runs off 17 balls with the help of 5 sixes. Josh Inglis and Mitchell Marsh add a balance to the batting as well.
Andrew Tye, Jhye Richardson and Fawad Ahmed are the main bowlers. They need to come together and perform as a unit.
Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers Match Details
Date: Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra
Time: 1:45 PM IST
Weather: Sunny Weather (18-20) degrees.
Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers Live Telecast
THU vs PRS can be watched live in Australia on Fox Cricket. In India, the Sony Network will telecast THU vs PRS Match live.
Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers Live Streaming
THU vs PRS will be live stream in Australia on Kayo and Foxtel GO. In India, Sony Liv has the rights for live streaming.
Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder Pitch Report
The average score on the pitch is 140, three matches have been played here this season of which two have won batting second.
Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers – Head-to-Head Stats
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THU vs PRS Last 5 Match Clashes
Sydney Thunder won by 7 wickets (D/L method).
Perth Scorchers won by 8 wickets.
Sydney Thunder won by 6 wickets.
Sydney Thunder won by 1 run.
Perth Scorchers won by 3 runs.
Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers Squads
Callum Ferguson (c), Sam Billings, Oliver Davies, Brendan Doggett, Ben Cutting, Matthew Gilkes, Jonathan Cook, Chris Green, Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Nathan McAndrew, Adam Milne, Arjun Nair, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Jason Sangha, Tanveer Sangha, Chris Tremain
Mitchell Marsh (c), Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Agar, Joe Clarke (replacement), Cameron Green, Jason Behrendorff, Aaron Hardie, Josh Inglis, Matthew Kelly, Jhye Richardson, Liam Livingstone, Colin Munro, Joel Paris, Kurtis Patterson, Jason Roy, Fawad Ahmed, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Sam Whiteman, Colin Munro
Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers probable playing 11
Sydney Thunder – Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson (c), Alex Hales, Baxter Holt (wk), Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green, Jonathan Cook, Tanveer Sangha
Perth Scorchers – Colin Munro, Joe Clarke, Mitchell Marsh, Josh Inglis (wk), Ashton Turner (c), Cameron Bancroft, Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Joel Paris, Fawad Ahmed, Corey Rocchiccioli