STR vs THU: Adelaide Strikers will lock horns against Sydney Thunder in Match 9 of the BBL, 2022-23 on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.
Adelaide Strikers have made an astounding start to their tournament campaign as they won both of their opening matches and are currently sitting at the top of the points table.
As for Sydney Thunder, they have managed to win one match out of the three they played so far in the competition. They are currently placed at the sixth spot on the points table.
It will be the second face-off between these two sides in the tournament. Adelaide Strikers handed Sydney Thunder a humiliating 124-run loss in their first meeting. The Thunder would be keen on avenging their previous loss.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 9 of the Big Bash League, 2022-23 between Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Thunder
STR vs THU Match Details
- Match: Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder, Match 9
- Date: Tuesday, December 20, 2022
- Time: 1:45 PM (IST) | 8:15 AM (GMT) | 6:45 PM (Local)
- Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
STR vs THU Pitch Report
The surface at Adelaide Oval will be a balanced one with help for pacers early on and batting will get easier as the match progresses. Both teams will prefer chasing after winning the toss. Anything around 160-180 will be the competitive total at this venue.
STR vs THU Pitch Stats For Match 9 of BBL 2022-23
Stats based on the previous five matches —
- Average First Innings Score: 151
- Average Total Score: 144
- Team Batting First Won: 2
- Team Bowling First Won: 3
- Draw/No Result/Abandoned: 0
STR vs THU Probable Playing XI For Match 9 of BBL 2022-23
Adelaide Strikers Playing XI
Peter Siddle (C), Harry Nielsen (WK), Colin de Grandhomme, Thomas Kelly, Henry Thornton, Wes Agar, Rashid Khan, Chris Lynn, Matt Short, Adam Hose, Jake Weatherald.
Sydney Thunder Playing XI
Chris Green (C), Matt Gilkes (WK), Brendan Doggett, Alex Hales, Oliver Davies, Ben Cutting, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Rilee Rossouw, Alex Ross, Gurinder Sandhu, Daniel Sams.
Adelaide Strikers & Sydney Thunder Form in Last 5 Matches
STR vs THU Top Players to Pick in Fantasy Team for Match 9 of BBL 2022-23
1. Matthew Short
He played a match-defining knock of 84 runs from 53 balls against Sydney Sixers in the opening match. However, he couldn’t score much in the last match against Sydney Thunder and must be looking to bounce back stronger in this game.
2. Chris Lynn
He is one of the most experienced batters in Big Bash League history. The Adelaide batter has accumulated 77 runs from two outings at an average of 38.50 and a strike rate of 126.23. He will look to continue his good run of form in the tournament.
3. Henry Thornton
The right-arm fast bowler from Adelaide Strikers has wreaked havoc with the ball. He has so far picked up nine wickets in two matches at an astonishing economy rate of 3.37 and a strike rate of 2. He picked a five-wicket haul against Sydney Thunder in their most recent fixture.
STR vs THU Head-to-Head Records
STR vs THU Player Record/Stats (Must Picks) For Match 9 of BBL 2022-23
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)|
|Henry Thornton||9 Wickets|
|Daniel Sams||7 Wickets|
|Gurinder Sandhu||6 Wickets & 20 Runs|
|Matt Short||93 Runs & 1 Wicket|
|Chris Lynn||77 Runs|
|Fazalhaq Farooqi||5 Wickets|
|Alex Hales||32 Runs|
|Rashid Khan||3 Wickets|
STR vs THU Captaincy Picks For Match 9 of BBL 2022-23
- Henry Thornton
- Daniel Sams
- Matt Short
STR vs THU Dream11 Prediction – Fantasy Team For Match 9 of BBL 2022-23
STR vs THU Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Harry Nielsen, Matt Gilkes
- Batters: Rilee Rossouw, Chris Lynn, Alex Hales, Alex Ross
- All-Rounders: Matt Short, Daniel Sams
- Bowlers: Gurinder Sandhu, Henry Thornton, Fazalhaq Farooqi
- Captain: Henry Thornton
- Vice-Captain: Daniel Sams
STR vs THU Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Harry Nielsen
- Batters: Rilee Rossouw, Chris Lynn, Alex Hales
- All-Rounders: Matt Short, Daniel Sams
- Bowlers: Gurinder Sandhu, Rashid Khan, Wes Agar, Henry Thornton, Fazalhaq Farooqi
- Captain: Daniel Sams
- Vice-Captain: Matt Short
STR vs THU – Who will win the match? (Probable Winner)
Adelaide Strikers are expected to win this match.
STR vs THU – Match 9 of BBL 2022-23, Live Broadcast & Online Streaming Details, Where to Watch in India?
- Live Streaming: SonyLIV
- Broadcast: Sony Sports Network
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.